CHATTANOOGA: Switched over to the offensive line for his senior season ... played in 22 games on the interior of the defensive line as a sophomore and junior.
2014 • SENIOR SEASON: Started all 14 games at right guard is his first and only season on the offensive line.
2013 • JUNIOR SEASON: Came off the bench in 11 games … made seven tackles … broke up a pass and had one QBH.
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 ... graduated in the fall of 2014 with a degree in Health & Human Performance.
CHRIS MAYES' CAREER STATS