Words by Thomas Ingle | Images by Justin Hunter
Cordova High School Senior Hayden “Mater” Colburn is a defensive tackle in football for coach Shane Smothers.
Hayden’s GPA is 3.7, and his favorite subject is history.
“I got into football because my granddaddy used to play, and I have always looked up to him, so I started playing in third grade,” Hayden explained.
After he graduates in May 2024, Hayden plans to pursue a career in welding or mechanics.
Hayden is the son of Kristen Colburn.
Let’s congratulate this outstanding student-athlete on his many accomplishments! WL