100 Days to Football Time in Oklahoma: #98 Hayden Bray

Player Profile

Position: Defensive Lineman

Height: 6′ 4″

Weight: 277

Class: Redshirt Sophomore

Seasons at OU: 2

Hometown: Austin, TX

The Path to Norman

Hayden Bray played high school football in enemy country: Westlake High School in Austin, Texas. However, Bray grew up a Sooner fan. While in high school, he won two state championships. He had offers to several programs, but decided to join the Sooners as a preferred walk-on shortly before the 2021 signing day.

Career so Far

Bray took a redshirt season in 2021 and did not play, nor did he see any playing time in 2022.


This Season

The Sooners will have a mixture of returning defensive linemen and newcomers to compete for playing time this fall. Bray will have his shot there; additionally, he has taken reps at tight end this spring in the face of an extremely thin TE room. In his third season on campus, Bray will work toward playing time for Oklahoma.