David Mayo (American football)

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David Mayo
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Mayo (center) with the Carolina Panthers in 2018
No. 55 – New York Giants
Position:Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1993-08-18) August 18, 1993 (age 26)
St. Helens, Oregon
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High school:St Helens High School Freshman Scappoose
(Scappoose, Oregon)
College:Texas State
NFL Draft:2015 / Round: 5 / Pick: 169
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
  • All-America Fourth-Team (2014)
  • Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Year (2014)
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Total tackles:61
Sacks:0.0
Forced fumbles:0
Fumble recoveries:0
Interceptions:0
Player stats at NFL.com

David Mayo (born August 18, 1993) is an American football linebacker for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Carolina Panthers in the fifth round of the 2015 NFL Draft. He played college football at Texas State.

Professional career[edit]

Carolina Panthers[edit]

Mayo was selected by the Carolina Panthers in the fifth round with the 169th overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft.[1]

On February 7, 2016, Mayo was part of the Panthers team that played in Super Bowl 50. In the game, the Panthers fell to the Denver Broncos by a score of 24–10.[2]

San Francisco 49ers[edit]

On March 14, 2019, Mayo signed a two-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers. [3] He was released on August 31, 2019.[4]

New York Giants[edit]

On September 2, 2019, Mayo was signed by the New York Giants.[5] In week 5 against the New England Patriots, Mayo recorded a team high 13 tackles and shared a sack of Tom Brady with teammate Antoine Bethea in the 35-14 loss. [6]

NFL statistics[edit]

Year Team Games Tackles Interceptions Fumbles
GP GS Comb Total Ast Sck PDef Int Yds Avg Lng TDs FF FR
2015 CAR 12 0 6 9 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 CAR 15 0 16 9 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 CAR 16 1 8 16 11 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 CAR 16 3 8 14 6 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 59 4 38 61 23 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ Panthers draft pick David Mayo's long road to NFL included a stop in a shed
  2. ^ "Super Bowl 50 - Denver Broncos vs. Carolina Panthers - February 7th, 2016". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved September 2, 2017.
  3. ^ Posey, Kyle (March 14, 2019). "49ers sign former Panthers LB David Mayo to a two-year deal". Ninersnation.com. Retrieved September 2, 2019.
  4. ^ "49ers announce final 53 man roster". 49ers.com. August 31, 2019. Retrieved September 2, 2019.
  5. ^ Eisen, Michael (September 2, 2019). "Giants waive LB B.J. Goodson, sign LB David Mayo". Giants.com.
  6. ^ "Patriots force 4 turnovers, beat Giants 35-14 to reach 6-0". www.espn.com. October 10, 2019. Retrieved October 10, 2019.

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