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Chris Mayo

Class: Junior
Position: DB
Height: 5-11
Weight: 200

Previous School: St. John Vianney HS

Hometown: Neptune, N.J.

An Inside Look from the Coaching Staff
• Has a great ability in run support
• Has already obtained very good knowledge of the team's new defensive scheme
• Made sure that he was "aligned and assigned" on each play
• Very physical player
• Love to hit and loves contact
• Always brings energy to practice

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 tacles
• Made four tackles for a loss
• Tied for second on team with two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery
• Had at least four tackles in every game but one
• Set career high with 13 tackles, including four solo and nine assisted, in season finale at Stony Brook
• Made six tackles, with one for a loss, at Lehigh
• Totaled a career-high five solo tackles in nine-stop game against Gardner-Webb
• Forced a fumble in back-to-back games, at Gardner-Webb and against Coastal Carolina
• Added a fumble recovery early in win over Coastal Carolina
• Tied career high with five solo tackles, adding three solos, for eight tackles against VMI
• Made six assisted tackles against VMI in final home game of season
• Helped Liberty's defense finish the season ranked No. 31 in scoring defense (22.00 points per game)
• Flames finished No. 32 in red zone defense (74.2 percent) and No. 38 in total defense (343.27 yards per game)

2010 (Fr.)
• Saw playing time in all 11 games as a true freshman
• Started two of the first three games of the season
• Finished the season tied for seventh with 37 tackles
• Tied for fifth on the team with 20 solo stops
• Sixth on the squad with 4.0 tackles for a loss
• Named Big South Freshman of the Week on Oct. 11
• Coaching staff is excited about his future
• Had a breakout game during his first collegiate game, posting 10 tackles, including seven assisted stops against St. Francis, Pa.
• Four stops against Ball State, Robert Morris and Coastal Carolina
• Finished with two forced fumbles against Charleston Southern, tying the second-best single-game total in program history
• Also added six tackles, including four solo stops and a 12-yard sack, against Charleston Southern
• Three solo tackles, including one for a two-yard loss, against Stony Brook to help clinch Liberty's fourth-straight Big South title

• Four-year starter at St. John Vianney High School
• Finished as the school's all-time tackle leader with 338 career stops
• Finished his junior year with 83 tackles, including 49 solo stops
• Also led the division in rushing and scoring as a junior
• 998 rushing yards on 103 carries and 16 touchdowns
•  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
• Four blocked punts, returning two for a touchdown
• Five forced fumbles and four interceptions
• Also added 960 rushing yards as a senior on 130 carries
• 110m high hurdle freshman NJSTAA state champion

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