Postgame Notes: Arizona 35, Nevada 28
Mayes has strong performance for Silver.
Coach Polian's thoughts on the first five practices of spring ball.
Great crowd on a beautiful day at Mackay Stadium
Saturday's game marks first Mountain West home game for Nevada
2014: Played and started in 11 games on the season at cornerback … Ranked seventh on the team in tackles (59) … Posted 59 tackles, one tackle for loss and two pass breakups … Credited with 38 solo tackles and 21 assisted tackles … Against Colorado State, came up with a career-high nine tackles … Posted eight tackles against Washington State and seven against Fresno State.
2013: Secured a starting job in fall camp and went on to start 10 games and play in all 12 contests as a junior ... Broke up four passes on the year and recorded his first career interception against Colorado State ... Was credited with 43 tackles on the year, including one for a loss (vs. UNLV) ... Set a career high with a seven-tackle performance against San Diego State ... Broke that with eight tackles against Fresno State.
2012: Played in nine games with his first career start coming at Texas State ... Established a career high with five tackles in that win over the Bobcats ... Credited with eight tackles on the year.
2011: Played in 10 games with no starts ... Saw playing time mostly on special teams ...Was credited with 10 tackles on the year ...Had three games with two tackles ...Had one kick return for nine yards against Texas Tech ...Suffered a broken leg in the regular season finale against Idaho.
2010: Joined the team as a true freshman and redshirted his first season at Nevada.
A graduate of Monterey Trail High School in Elk Grove, Calif. ... Was a two-year letterwinner in football and also lettered twice in basketball and track and field ... Was a two-time All-Delta River League selection as a defensive back and helped team to league championship.
Born Evan Royce Favors on Feb. 10, 1992 ... Son of Vera Favors and Eddie Favors ... Has an older brother, Marcus ... Three half-brothers all played college football: Jerry Favors (Nevada/South Dakota); Brian Favors (UC Davis); Kenny Favors (South Carolina) ... Chose Nevada over a number of West Coast schools because it was the best fit, athletically and academically ... Enjoys sleeping, video games and eating in his free time.