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VIDEO: Arizona S Isaiah Hayes on returning from shoulder injury, the darkest moment in his recovery, and more

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Isaiah Hayes made an immediate impact as a true freshman in 2016, making seven starts for the Arizona Wildcats at free safety and finishing sixth on the team in tackles (38).

However, Hayes was unable to build on that in 2017 after he suffered a season-ending shoulder injury in fall camp. Now, Hayes is healthy and ready to reclaim a prominent role with the Wildcats, who open the 2018 season Saturday against the BYU Cougars.

We talked with Hayes about his injury, what his recovery was like, and lots more on Tuesday. Here is the full interview:

Arizona safety Isaiah Hayes is ready to get back on the field after he sat out all of last season with a shoulder injury.

Posted by AZ Desert Swarm on Tuesday, August 28, 2018