Mayes has strong performance for Silver.
Coach Polian's thoughts on the first five practices of spring ball.
2014: Enrolled in the spring semester and will go through spring drills with the team.
Played two seasons at Saddleback College in Mission Viejo, Calif. ... Combined for 100 tackles, including six for a loss, seven pass breakups, two interceptions and a forced fumble in two seasons.
A 2011 graduate of George Washington High School in Charleston, W.V. ... Was a two-time first-team all-state selection (as a junior and senior) ... Was named MVP of the West Virginia North-South All-Star Game ... Three-time All-Mountain States Athletic Conference selection ... As a senior, recording 70 tackles, 10 TFLs, 10 PBUs, two interceptions, three fumble recoveries and one forced fumble.
Born Doak Duran Workman on July 25, 1992 ... Son of Pam and Doak Workman ... Goes by Duran ... Godfather, Walter Easley, was part of 1982 Super Bowl champion San Francisco 49ers as a fullback ... Majoring in business.
Polian on Workman
"Duran is a very savvy football player with great instincts. He is a sure tackler and has shown the intelligence and flexibility to play both the free and strong safety positions. We would expect Duran to come in and have a chance to compete for playing time in short order."