Don't have an account? Click Here

  Derek Hagan
Derek Hagan

Player Profile
Palmdale, Calif.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 202

Wide Receiver

4V Bio and Statistics For Derek Hagan

Derek Hagan Bio in PDF Format
Download Free Acrobat Reader

ASU: Finished his career as perhaps the greatest receiver in ASU and Pac-10 Conference the Pac-10's all-time leader in career receptions with 258, and finished second in conference history with 3,939 career receiving seventh on the Pac-10 career receiving touchdowns list with 27...only the 10th player in Pac-10 history to record 3,000 or more yards and 200 or more catches in his career...concluded his career as ASU's all-time leader in receptions, receiving yards, receiving touchdowns, 100-yard games (18) and career receiving yards per game (78.8)...caught a pass in 41 consecutive games to end his career, and had at least one reception in 48 of 50 career games...surpassed 1,000 yards receiving in each of his final three years as a Sun Devil, and owns three of the top seven highest single-season receiving yardage totals as well as three of the top four highest single-season receptions totals in ASU history... was a semi-finalist for the Biletnikoff Award following both his junior and senior seasons and averaged over 100 receiving yards per game as both a junior and a senior...played in 50 career games, starting 36...earned All-American honors three times and All-Pac-10 honors twice...grew into a leader on the field and was named a captain for his senior season... was twice recognized as a Hard Hat Player for his work in ASU's winter strength and conditioning program.

2005: Earned first-team All-Pac-10 honors...was named third team All-American by honorable mention All-American honors by the second consecutive year he was a semi-finalist for the Biletnikoff Award, which is awarded annually to the nation's top collegiate wide receiver...named to the College Football Hall of Fame watch list...has been invited to play in the 2005 Senior Bowl postseason all-star game...was named the team's Offensive Most Valuable Player and was a co-winner of the Cecil Abono Co-Captain Award at the year-end banquet...led the Sun Devils in all major receiving statistics...amassed over 1,000 yards receiving for a school-record third consecutive year...finished third in the conference and eighth in the nation with 1, 210 receiving yards...was third in the Pac-10 and tied for 18th nationally with 77 catches... his 77 catches are the third highest single-season total in school history, while his 1,210 receiving yards are the third -highest single-season total...caught at least three passes in each game, which extended his school record of consecutive games with a reception to 41, the fourth-longest active streak in the country...tied the conference season-high with 11 catches at Oregon State on Sept. 24...started in all 12 games...led or tied for the team lead in receptions in nine games, and led or tied for the team lead in receiving yards in six games...averaged 100.8 receiving yards per game, the second consecutive season averaging over 100 yards...had four games with 100 or more receiving yards, and four more with 90 or more yards...tied the conference career receptions record previously held by former Biletnikoff Award winner and current Indianapolis Colt Troy Walters of Stanford with a 15-yard reception from quarterback Rudy Carpenter, and later became the Pac-10 conference's all-time receptions leader on a two-yard touchdown pass from Carpenter with 7:14 left in the game at No. 14 UCLA on Nov. 12...tied College Football Hall of Fame member John Jefferson's ASU career receptions mark with his 14-yard reception from quarterback Sam Keller in the third quarter against No. 5 LSU on Sept. 10, and established a new record in the fourth quarter with another 14-yard reception from Keller...broke Jefferson's ASU career receiving yards mark on a 45-yard pass from Keller in the first quarter at Oregon State...tied Keith Poole's ASU career receiving touchdown record with his 20-yard scoring catch from Keller with 7:41 remaining in the first quarter against No. 25 Oregon on Oct.1, and set the new career mark Nov. 5 at Washington State when he backed into the end zone for a score following a 43-yard halfback pass from Rudy Burgess with 9:19 left in the first quarter...had a career high 193 yards and tied his career-best with 11 catches at Oregon State to go along with two touchdowns...followed that performance a week later against No. 1 USC with 10 receptions for 162 yards, the fourth highest single-game yardage of his career...had back-to-back games with 100 or more receiving yards for the second time when he had nine receptions for 115 yards vs. Washington Oct. 29, and then caught six passes for 139 yards and a score the next week at Washington State...had seven receptions for 95 yards against No. 5 LSU...caught seven passes for 97 yards and a touchdown at No. 14 UCLA...had five catches for 97 yards against Rutgers in the 2005 Insight Bowl on Dec. 27...was named a 2005 Playboy preseason All-American, the 14th Sun Devil to earn that distinction...was one of two wide receivers on the 2005 Blue Ribbon College Football Yearbook Preseason All-America Team...listed as the 20th-best player in the country on's list of the top 100 players for the fall...listed as the second-best receiver in the nation by the Lindy's... was recognized as a Hard Hat Player for his work in ASU's winter strength and conditioning program for the second consecutive season.

2004: Played in all 12 games, starting 11...was one of 11 semifinalists for the 2004 Biletnikoff Award, which is annually presented to the top wide receiver in the nation...earned second-team All-Pac-10 honors after being named an honorable-mention all-league selection in 2003...was also a second-team All-America and All-Pac-10 selection by second in the Pac-10 and seventh in the nation with 104.0 receiving yards per game...set the school record for receiving yards per game, while his 83 receptions and 1,248 yards both ranked second on the ASU single-season charts...was also second in the conference and 12th in the nation with 6.9 catches per game...caught 10 touchdown passes, which tied for sixth on the ASU single-season charts...averaged 15.0 yards per reception...turned in 100 or more receiving yards in eight games to set the school single-season mark...led the team in receiving in nine of 12 games...passed the 100-yard mark in each of the first three games of the year and ended the season with four straight 100-yard contests...caught nine passes for 182 yards (both season highs) with one touchdown vs. Purdue in the Sun Bowl...was named to the All-Bowl Team for his efforts against the Boilermakers...made eight receptions in each of the first three games of the season...hauled in four or more catches in every game in 2004...turned in eight catches for 154 yards and two TDs at Northwestern...tied his career best with three TD catches against UCLA...tallied 160 yards and the three scores on just five receptions vs. the Bruins...had four TD receptions of 40 yards or more, including a season-best 79-yard scoring strike vs. UCLA.

2003: Played in all 12 games with 10 starts...earned honorable-mention All-Pac-10 honors...led the team with 66 receptions and 1,076 receiving yards...scored nine touchdowns, which tied for seventh in the Sun Devil recordbook...ranked fifth in the Pac-10 and 20th in the country with an average of 89.7 receiving yards per game...also led the team and finished seventh in the league with 5.5 receptions per game...caught at least three passes in every game of the season...averaged 16.3 yards per reception...turned in six 100-yard receiving games...recorded career highs in receptions and receiving yards Oct. 18 at North Carolina with 11 receptions for 185 yards...set up ASU's game-winning touchdown against the Tar Heels with a 42-yard catch to bring the ball down to the UNC five-yard line on the final drive...his 11 receptions in that game tied with three other Sun Devils for the fourth-best single-game effort in school history...scored a career-high three touchdowns Nov. 8 at Stanford...ended the season with a streak of three straight 100-yard games...caught an 80-yard pass Nov. 28 at Arizona.

2002: Played in all 14 games, starting three..broke the ASU freshman record for receptions with 32, a mark previously held by College Football Hall of Famer John Jefferson (since broken by Zach Miller)...trailed Jefferson (and now Miller) with 405 yards...had a reception in every game but two...finished the year third on the team in receptions with 32...gained 405 receiving yards for an average of 12.7 yards per catch..had a big game in ASU's comeback win at then No. 6 Oregon with five catches for 95 yards, including a 51-yard reception...earned a place on the Sporting News Pac-10 All-Freshman team.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2002 graduate of Palmdale (Calif.) High School...earned honorable-mention all-region honors by PrepStar Magazine...listed as the No. 65 player in the Farwest by PrepStar...ranked as the No. 113 player in the Farwest by SuperPrep... earned all-city honors his senior season...earned all-conference honors his junior and senior seasons...caught 65 passes for 843 yards and five touchdowns as a senior...his 843 yards set a school record...added nine interceptions on defense...was All-C.I.F. by the Los Angeles Daily News...made the All-Valley Press team as a senior...caught 19 passes for 303 yards on offense and had 23 tackles and four interceptions on defense as a junior...earned first-team All-Golden League accolades as a junior and senior...was the team MVP as a junior and a senior...also triple jumped 46 feet and averaged 12 points and five rebounds in basketball...coached by Jeff Williams...was a team captain in three sports his senior year (football, basketball & track).

PERSONAL: was an interdisciplinary studies (business and justice studies) student...parents are Derek and Emelina...has two sisters, Jasmine and Angela, and one brother, Raul...born in September of 1984...full name is Derek Steven Hagan.

CAREER HIGHS: Receptions: 11, twice, last at Oregon State (9/24/05). Receiving Yards: 193, at Oregon State (9/24/05). Receiving Touchdowns: 3, twice, last vs. UCLA (10/23/04).

Hagan's Career Statistics


Hagan's Game-by-Game Statistics

Temple353 231
LSU 795 024
Northwestern590 126
at Oregon State11193245
USC 10162025
at Stanford676 017
Washington 9115024
at Washington State6139159
at UCLA 797 146
Arizona447 017
vs. Rutgers597031


at Northwestern8154247
Oregon State766016
at Oregon432015
at USC552020
at California540018
Washington State9113147
at Arizona7110050
vs. Purdue9182133


Northern Arizona355140
Utah State321010
at Iowa3703
at Oregon State330120
at North Carolina11185149
at UCLA437018
at Stanford4138367
at Washington State7109125


at Nebraska436013
Eastern Washington229024
at San Diego St.1808
North Carolina224013
Oregon State225017
at Oregon595051
at Washington St.1909
at USC672025
at Arizona352028
vs. Kansas St.219011
Arizona State Sun Devils Football
FB Renewals