Hafferty's numbers were outstanding across the board. At the recent NIKE Camp, he ran a 4.87 forty on a fast day. But even with the one tenth addition that I have been mentally making to prospects' numbers at the Auburn camp, he still came in under 5.0, and that is extremely good for a player that lists 6-3 and 290 pounds.
While the forty times were abnormally fast that day in Auburn, there is no fooling the barbell. On the bench press John Hafferty finished first of more than 400 prospects in the bench press with 43 reps. His shuttle time of 4.6 was also outstanding.
At Alabama's recent overnight camp, he was even faster. "John ran a 4.5 shuttle at Alabama," his mother said in a recent telephone conversation.
Based on physical attributes, he is one of the most gifted interior linemen in the state of Georgia this year.
Gifted with excellent quickness and tremendous strength, Hafferty could play guard, center, or even defensive tackle on the next level.
He has been busy on the road already, and he has several camps to attend before it's back to summer practice. Hafferty has already attended camps at Alabama and Colorado. He is currently at Kansas State where his father played ball, and he has Georgia, Kentucky, Ole Miss, North Carolina, Vanderbilt, and Boston College still left on the calendar.
Besides Alabama, Hafferty lists Boston College, Colorado, Georgia, Kansas State, Kentucky, North Carolina and Vanderbilt as schools of interest.