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    Hayden Baker
    Hayden Baker


    Trout Valley, Ill.

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    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 295



    #B1GCats Lead Big Ten With 102 Fall Academic All-Big Ten Awards

    Northwestern is the lone conference school to break 100 honors for the second-straight year


    NU Leads B1G With Over 100 Fall Academic All-Big Ten Awards

    Wildcats hit triple digits in a single-sport season for the first time in school history


    Spring Practice Report: An O-Line with a New Look

    Tuesday practice followed by annual Pro Timing Day events


    Northwestern Leads B1G in Academic All-Big Ten Awards

    Wildcats' 15.83 awards per fall sport lead conference by a wide margin


    Northwestern Leads B1G in Academic All-Big Ten Awards

    Wildcats' 15.83 awards per fall sport lead conference by a wide margin

    2013: Played in three games at center during the nonconference season: vs. Syracuse, vs. Western Michigan and vs. Maine ... Academic All-Big Ten and a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar honoree.

    2012: Appeared in two games as a sophomore (vs. South Dakota, vs. Illinois) ... Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors.

    2011: Played in one game during his redshirt freshman season ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2010: Did not see action.

    High School: A near-consensus all-state selection in 2009, earning first-team nods from the Illinois High School Football Coaches Association, Chicago Tribune and Champaign News-Gazette ... A Chicago Sun-Times Top-25 All-Area team selection ... ESPN Chicago All-Area Preps team ... Two-time selection (2008 and 2009) to the Daily Herald and Northwest Heraldall-area teams ... Team's two-time Offensive Line MVP (center) ... Helped lead the Trojans to the 2009 state title, the school's first, with a 34-17 win over Providence Catholic ... In state title game, faced Providence's all-state nose tackle Steve Laski ... Trojans went unbeaten in conference play two straight years (2008-09) ... Helped Cary-Grove amass 5,289 total yards, which included 4,444 rushing yards ... Trojans, using a triple-option offense, scored 546 points in two seasons ... Team, which went 53-1 in regular-season play from 2004-09, received MaxPreps Tour of Champions Trophy ... Team captain ... His football record with the Trojans was 41-3 ... Also competed in wrestling, track and lacrosse ... Won the lacrosse team's "Physical Presence" award ... Also won the "Harlem Big Man Challenge" lineman competition ... High Honor Roll eight semesters ... NHS, AP Scholar, Illinois State Scholar and two-time Academic All-State selection ... Coached by Bruce Kay.

    Personal: Born Hayden Patrick Baker ... Son of Robert and Mary Ellen Baker ... Uncle played football at Iowa and played in the Rose Bowl ... Majoring in anthropology.

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