2012: Started all 11 games at defensive end, and finished the year with 28 tackles, three for loss, two sacks, five quarterback hits, and a forced fumble...Also caught two passes for 43 yards on offense as a tight end, including a 28-yard touchdown pass at Stony Brook (10/6)...Posted three solo tackles in season opener at The Citadel (9/1)...Came through with first sack of season and a forced fumble in CSU's home win over VMI (10/13)...Tallied a then season-high four tackles (three solo) in loss at Liberty (11/3)...Had a solid season finale against Coastal Carolina (11/17), as he came up with second sack of the season, made a season-best five tackles (four solo) and finished with two tackles for loss.
2011: Appeared in 11 games at defensive end, starting 10…posted 29 tackles (16 solo), and led the team with 10.5 tackles for loss, four sacks, and five quarterback hits…also registered a pass breakup, a pass deflection, and two forced fumbles…tallied a career-high seven tackles at Jacksonville on Sept. 17, including five tackles for loss, two sacks, and forced two fumbles…named Big South Defensive Player of the Week for his performance against Jacksonville, and also earned College Football Performance Awards National Defensive Lineman of the Week (FCS) honors…his five tackles for loss versus the Dolphins matched a Big South single-game record…picked up a pair of sacks for an aggregate loss of 16 yards versus Wesley on Oct. 1…totaled six tackles versus Coastal Carolina on Nov. 12…also recorded tackles for loss versus Liberty on Oct. 22, at Gardner-Webb no Oct. 29, and against Coastal Carolina on Nov. 12.
2010: Played in all 11 games and started the first seven contests … finished with 23 total tackles with a season-high five tackles against Wofford on September 11 … had a sack and 1.5 tackles-for-loss against North Greenville in the season-opener … forced a fumble against Wofford and had a season-high three quarterback hurries against Mars Hill.
2009:Redshirted the season.
High School: Two-time all-region selection at SHS … also earned all-county honors … had one touchdown in his career and tallied seven sacks … also a starter on the basketball team.
Personal: Son of Barnard and Belinda Hunt Mayes.