The Talented Mr. Haley


DJ Haley isn’t exactly the most recognizable name in the country.

Surely, CAA fans are aware of who VCU’s center is, and I’d be willing to bet that folks in the Atlantic 10 will become familiar with his name next season. Haley’s not exactly a superstar — have averaged 3.2 points and 3.9 boards as a sophomore — but the seven-footer did start for the Rams when they made their run to the Final Four in 2011.

But Haley is more than just a really tall guy that happens to play basketball.

He’s actually a quite talented musician as well:


I love hearing about players that do more than just play basketball.

The only thing cooler than that?

Haley’s beard.

Rob Dauster is the editor of the college basketball website Ballin’ is a Habit. You can find him on twitter @robdauster.