2012 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Came off the bench in all 11 games … made 13 tackles … recovered a fumble against Elon.
2011 • REDSHIRT SEASON: Sat out the season after transferring from Navy.
PRIOR TO UTC: Transferred to UTC after spending one season at Navy ... saw limited action as a defensive lineman for the Midshipmen.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2010 graduate of Riverdale High School, Mayes was a three-year letter winner on the football team and lettered once as a thrower on the track & field squad ... named the district's lineman MVP in 2009 ... earned All-State (Tenn.) and all-district honors his senior year ... also served as the football team captain in 2009 ... runner up for the 6A Lineman of the Year award.
PERSONAL: Full name is Christopher LeDell Mayes ... born Nov. 25, 1991 ... son of Keith and Gilda Mayes ... father played football at MTSU in 1981-83 ... brother, Rydell, played football at Tusculum College ... majoring in Sociology & Anthropology.
CHRIS MAYES' CAREER STATS