Conway Hayman

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Conway Hayman
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1949-01-09) January 9, 1949 (age 69)
Newark, Delaware
Playing career
1968–1970 Delaware
1975–1980 Houston Oilers
Position(s) Offensive lineman
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1981–1982 Prairie View A&M (OC)
1983–1987 Prairie View A&M
1988 Florida A&M (OL)
1989 Texas Southern (OC)
Head coaching record
Overall 5–36
Accomplishments and honors
Delaware Sports Hall of Fame (1986)

Conway Hayman (born January 9, 1949) is a former American football player and coach. He played offensive line in college and professionally and later became a collegiate head football coach.

Playing career[edit]

University of Delaware[edit]

Hayman was a lineman at the University of Delaware in Newark where he played from 1968 through the 1970 seasons. Hayman's Blue Hens garnered three consecutive Lambert Cup titles, three straight Boardwalk Bowl wins, and two straight Middle Atlantic Conference championships. Hayman was a consensus first team All-American and All-East selection at offensive guard in 1970 and was a two-time All-MAC selection. From his accomplishments at Delaware, Hayman was inducted into the state of Delaware Sports Hall of Fame.[1] Hayman was the second athlete from the school to play in the NFL.[2]

Houston Oilers[edit]

Hayman played for six seasons with the Houston Oilers,[3] for a total of 77 regular season games in the NFL as an offensive lineman.[4] He was drafted in the 6th round (141st overall) in the 1971 draft by the Washington Redskins and subsequently traded to Houston.[5]

Coaching career[edit]

Prairie View A&M[edit]

Hayman was the 15th head football at the Prairie View A&M University in Prairie View, Texas, serving for four seasons, from 1983 to 1986, and compiling a record of 5–36.[6][7]

Assistant coaching[edit]

Hayman served as an assistant at Texas Southern University and Florida A&M University.[1]


In 1986 the Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame inducted Hayman.