Photos from Army football practice on Friday, Aug. 5, 2011.
About Tippett: Valuable backup at fullback who will see plenty of action in the Army backfield ... auditioned at mike linebacker during spring, but was moved back to fullback before conclusion of spring drills.
2012: Played in all 12 games, starting twice ... ranked fifth on the team with 234 rushing yards ; averaged 5.1 yards per carry ... scored one rushing touchdown ... caught one pass for three yards ... made first career start at Eastern Michigan ... rushed nine times for 74 yards, including a 25-yard run against the Eagles ... ran for a career-high 100 yards on a career-best 20 carries versus Ball State ... scored first touchdown of the season opposite the Cardinals, scoring on a seven-yard run in the first quarter ... broke off a career-long rush of 26 yards in the contest ... caught first career pass for three yards versus Rutgers ... made second career start versus Temple.
2011: Played in seven games, including the last six outings ... rushed 11 times for 77 yards and a touchdown ... made career debut against Tulane ... rushed seven times for 37 yards versus the Green Wave ... carried four times for a career-best 40 yards and his first career touchdown in the win over Fordham.
2010: Did not see any varsity action.
High School: Three-sport standout at McClintock High School ... earned three letters at linebacker and fullback on gridiron ... captained squad during senior campaign ... two-time all-region linebacker ... honorable mention all-region as a sophomore ... all-state linebacker as a senior ... earned honorable mention all-state accolades in 2008 ... named all-city linebacker ... 2009 All-Region Defensive Player of the Year ... four-year letterwinner on wrestling mat ...state runner up a 171 pounds as sophomore ... two-time region runner-up ... claimed regional championship during junior season ... finished fourth at state meet in 2009 ... two-year letterwinner as thrower on track & field team ... won two regional shot put titles ... regional discus champion in 2009 ... finished second at state meet in shot put in 2010 ... claimed fourth place at state championship during junior campaign ... served as editor of school yearbook.
Personal: Given name is Hayden J. Tippett ... parents' names are Jeff and Mary Ann Tippett ... enjoys playing drums ... majoring in Information Technology.