Wake Forest vs. Clemson :: Nov. 12, 2011 (AP Photos)
Played in all 13 games with 10 starts at inside linebacker ... Named to the Academic All-ACC Team ... Ranked 10th on the team with 24 tackles ... Was third on the team with 6.0 tackles for loss ... Also had a pair of pass breakups and was credited with two QB hurries ... Totaled five tackles in the season opener at Syracuse (Sept. 1) ... Finished with 10 tackles, including his first tackle for loss, vs. NC State (Sept. 10) ... Had four tackles, including one for loss, vs. Gardner-Webb (Sept. 17) ... Had six tackles at BC (Oct. 1) ... Made three stops vs. Florida State (Oct. 8) ... Turned in seven tackles at Duke (Oct. 22) ... Picked up his first career sack for a 12-yard loss at UNC (Oct. 29) ... Finished with four tackles, including two for loss, against the Tar Heels ... Made four solo tackles, including one for loss, and broke up a pass vs. Maryland (Nov. 19) ... Had three tackles in the Music City Bowl vs. Mississippi State (Dec. 30).
Played in six games with three starts ... Missed six games with a torn meniscus ... Teamed with his brother, Hunter, to start at linebacker in the opening game of the 2010 season ... That made them the first brothers to start in the same game at Wake Forest since linebackers Warren and Levern Belin in 1989 ... Started at weakside linebacker in each of the first three games ... Made first collegiate start and had five tackles in season opener vs. Presbyterian (Sept. 2) ... Recorded four tackles vs. Duke (Sept. 11) ... Made two solo tackles at Florida State (Sept. 25) ... Notched two tackles vs. Georgia Tech (Oct. 2) ... Suffered a torn meniscus vs. Georgia Tech and underwent surgery in early October ... Returned to action in the season finale at Vanderbilt (Nov. 27) ... Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2009 (Redshirt Freshman)
Played in all 12 games to earn his first varsity letter ... Primarily a special teams player ... Saw action on the kickoff coverage, kickoff return and punt return squads.
2008 (True Freshman)
Redshirted the season.
Graduated with honors from Nease HS in Ponte Vedra, Fla. in 2008 ... Named first team all-county by the St. Augustine Record ... Honorable mention Class 4A all-state selection as a senior ... Member of the Florida Times-Union Super 24 team ... First team All-First Coast by the Times Union ... Member of the Florida Times-Union's Super 75 listing of the top senior players in the state ... Named to Prep Star's All-Southeast Region team ... Ranked 58th among middle linebackers by Scout.com ... Two-year starter at linebacker for the Panthers ... Team captain and two-time team tackle leader ... Collected 153 tackles as a senior including 13 tackles for loss and 2.5 sacks ... Helped Nease to three straight Class 4A state championship games including a state title in 2005 ... Played for coach Craig Howard ... Worked as a mentor at a local elementary school ... Chose Wake Forest over Kentucky, Louisville, Nebraska and Vanderbilt.
Majoring in communication with a minor in entrepreneurship and social enterprise ... Younger brother of former Wake Forest linebacker Hunter Haynes ... Son of Wesley and Susie Haynes ... Born Jan. 27, 1990 in Alexander City, Ala.