REDSHIRT SENIOR SEASON (2007): Transferred to West Virginia following the retirement of long-time Kansas State head coach Bill Snyder ... Earned offensive scout team player of the year honors for the Mountaineers in his only fall with the program.
JUNIOR SEASON (2006): Appeared in six games at right guard with two starts... Earned the starting nod at right guard against Marshall and Louisville, while also seeing playing time as a reserve against Florida Atlantic, Baylor, Colorado and Kansas.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2005): Was a fixture at the left guard position ... Started all 11 games... Made his first career start in the season opener vs. Florida International.
TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2004): Appeared in seven games ... Was listed as an either/or proposition on the depth chart at left guard at the end of the season ... Saw his first extensive playing time off the bench vs. Louisiana and impressed the coaching staff ... Was inserted on PATs and field goal attempts ... Played as an injury replacement against Colorado.
HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year varsity player who was a starter for three seasons at Chattahoochee High School for head coach Bill Waters ... A Prepstar All-Southeast region selection... Listed as the No. 44 guard in the country by Rivals.com ... Received 2003 Georgia 5A all-state honors from the coaches ... An Atlanta Journal-Constitution top 50 pick and Georgia Insiders top 100 prospect as a senior ... An honorable mention Class 5A all-state selection by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution ... Also earned Atlanta Journal-Constitution North Fulton Big 11 honors and was named to the AJC's North Fulton all-area team ... Selected to play in the Georgia North/South All-Star Game ... Set the Chattahoochee HS squat record with a lift of 600 lbs ... Finished first at the Nike Camp at Auburn with 43 reps at 185 lbs in the bench press ... Earned honorable mention all-state accolades as a junior, propelling him to 5A preseason all-state honors from Georgia High School Football Magazine prior to senior campaign ... Also lettered twice in swimming and track & field.
PERSONAL: John Hafferty is the son of John and Adrienne Hafferty ... Father was a three-year starter at center for Kansas State from 1976-78, earning All-Big Eight Academic honors in 1976 and 1978 ... Majoring in Finance.