Bootleg Video: Jason Haas

It is easy to feel for Jason Haas this year. The oft-forgotten Stanford senior has seen his minutes and role diminished in his final season, as freshman Mitch Johnson has taken the driver's seat. But Haas can and should be commended for not complaining this year - instead helping Johnson develop and improve. The senior point guard talked this week about what the year has been like for him, and what emotion Senior Day will hold.

Last year, he averaged close to 20 minutes per game in his biggest role yet at Stanford, spelling Chris Hernandez at the point and sometimes playing alongside him in the backcourt.  But this year, Haas has taken a step back and played just a shade over 10 minutes per game as freshman Mitch Johnson has eaten many of his minutes.  That is hard to swallow in a man's senior year, and Haas admits to the difficulty.  But he has maintained his team-first ethic in practices and games, which has been commended by teammates and coaches alike.

When the "forgotten senior" sat down this week to talk with reporters, he talked on that very subject openly.  Haas also spoke to the emotion of this final week and final day of his final regular season at Stanford.  He also expressed his perspective on why he sometimes does not aggressively shoot the ball in games - tied to his minutes and role on the floor.

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Jason Haas press conference Q&A -

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Jason Haas Q&A

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