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Jay  Hockaday
RS Sophomore

Nashville, Tenn.

High School:
Christ Presbyterian Acad.

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 230





Offense productive at Spring Showcase

Commodores impress in featured practice of Spring Ball


'Dores work in full pads Wednesday

Mason preparing squad for Saturday Showcase


'Dores hold stadium scrimmage Saturday

Mason seeing all-around progress from squad


Vanderbilt football: Spring preview

'Dores open first of 15 spring practices on Monday


The 'Dore linebacker corps

Unit returns four players who started on defense a year ago


2017 Spring Practice

Vanderbilt Commodores Spring Football

Hockaday missed the entire season with a leg injury after showing promise as a linebacker during spring drills.

Hockaday participated in eight games as a true freshman, seeing action on special team coverage units and as inside linebacker... First career appearance came in win over Austin Peay... Registered two total tackles, with stops coming against South Carolina and Austin Peay.

High School
Senior captain... Two-way starter as junior and senior... Helped CPA to 3A state championship as senior, starting at RB and LB... Rushed for 887 yards and 19 TDs, and registered nearly 100 tackles, including four sacks, for 15-0 Lions squad in 2014... Dominated state title game, rushing for 124 yards and posting 15 tackles en route to Offensive MVP honors... Named First Team 3A All-State RB, District MVP, and All-Midstate by Tennessean... As junior, topped squad with 19 rushing TDs and contributed 95 tackles for 14-1 team... Accounted for 46 TDs and 190 tackles in two-year career... Threw discus in track & field... High academic achiever.

James Edward Hockaday III... Born Feb. 6, 1996 in Nashville... "Jayhock"... Son of Jimmy and Krista Hockaday... Has two sisters, Holly and Ally... Dad is a sales vice president; mom is a nurse... Dad played WR at University of Georgia... Grandad, Jim Hockaday, played in the NBA... Avid golfer.

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