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Chris Mayo

Class: Senior
Position: LB
Height: 5-11
Weight: 200

Previous School: St. John Vianney HS

Hometown: Neptune, N.J.

2012 (Jr.)
• Appeared in 10 games, starting final two games of season at strong side linebacker
• Served as backup defensive back during first eight games
• Finished season with 29 tackles (14 solo, 15 assisted), including 0.5 tackles for loss
• Made six tackles (three solo, three assisted) against both Norfolk State (Sept. 8) and Gardner-Webb (Oct. 6)
• During first start at linebacker, recorded season-high seven tackles in upset over Stony Brook (Nov. 10)

2011 (So.)
• Appeared in all 11 games, making six starts at safety
• Led team with 31 solo tackles (tied), 33 assisted stops and 64 total tackles
• Tied for second on team with two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery
• Set career high with 13 tackles, including four solo and nine assisted, in season finale at Stony Brook
• Forced a fumble in back-to-back games, at Gardner-Webb and against Coastal Carolina

2010 (Fr.)
• Saw playing time in all 11 games as a true freshman, starting twice
• Finished the season tied for seventh with 37 tackles
• Named Big South Freshman of the Week on Oct. 11
• Posted 10 tackles, including seven assisted stops against St. Francis, Pa.
• Finished with two forced fumbles against Charleston Southern, tying the second-best single-game total in program history

Prep
• Graduate of St. John Vianney High School
• Finished as the school's all-time tackle leader with 338 career stops
• 998 rushing yards on 103 carries and 16 touchdowns as a junior
•  All-county, all-conference and all-division honoree as a senior
• 91 tackles as a senior, including 53 solo, 14 tackles for a loss and six sacks

Personal
• Son of Chris and Eleanore Mayo
• Birthday is on Oct. 26
• Exercise science major