|No. -- Free Agent|
|Date of birth:July 3, 1981|
|Place of birth: Fontana, California|
|Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)||Weight: 208 lb (94 kg)|
|College: Cal State Northridge,|
|NFL Draft: 2004 / Round: 5 / Pick: 157|
|Debuted in 2005 for the Seattle Seahawks|
|Roster status: Active|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2008|
|Stats at NFL.com|
DeAndre James "D. J." Hackett (born July 3, 1981 in Fontana, California) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a Free Agent. He was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the fifth round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Colorado.
Hackett has also played for the Carolina Panthers.
Hackett attended San Dimas High School in San Dimas, California and was a letterman in football, basketball, and track. In football, as a senior, he won All-Valley Vista League] honors, All-CIF honors, and All-Inland Valley honors, and was named to the Los Angeles All-Star team. Hackett graduated from San Dimas High School in 1999 with a 3.5 grade point average.
Cal State Northridge
In his freshman year at Cal State Northridge, Hackett appeared in 10 of the Matadors' 11 games. He finished the season with 47 receptions for 728 yards and 7 touchdowns, finishing 2nd on the team in all three categories. As a sophomore, Hackett again finished 2nd on the team in receptions (53) and yards (778), and was tied for the team lead in touchdowns (10).
When Cal State Northridge dropped its football program at the end of the 2001 season, Hackett transferred to the University of Colorado the following year, appearing in 12 of the team's 13 games. In 2003 Hackett led all Buffaloes receivers with 1,013 receiving yards and 78 total receptions, scoring 7 touchdowns.
On March 17, 2008, Hackett signed a two-year, $3.5 million contract with the Carolina Panthers. He was released after one season with the team on February 25, 2009.