Mayes has strong performance for Silver.
Coach Polian's thoughts on the first five practices of spring ball.
Nevada falls 44-27 at Texas A&M.
Junior (2016): Will eye an increased role for the Wolf Pack as a sophomore in 2016 after playing in all 13 games last season … Could contribute either at linebacker or at safety.
Sophomore (2015): Saw action in all 13 games … Tallied 13 tackles with one interception and one forced fumble on the season … Played a key role on Nevada’s special team units … Tallied his first career start in Nevada’s victory against San Jose State … Tallied an interception and a 10-yard return at Texas A&M … Set a season-high with three tackles against the Aggies … Tallied two tackles and a forced fumble in Nevada’s win over San Jose State … Posted one tackle in Nevada’s victory in the 2015 Arizona Bowl … Letter winner.
Redshirt Freshman (2014): Saw action in all 13 games, becoming a key contributor on special teams ... Tallied one tackle in kickoff coverage in Mountain West wins against San Diego State and UNLV.
Freshman (2013): Joined the team as a true freshman ... Redshirted his first season with the Wolf Pack.
Part of two West Catholic Athletic League Championship teams at Bellarmine College Prep … First Team All-WCAL and honorable mention Central Coast Section in 2013.
Chose Nevada because of the coaching staff and the beautiful campus … Cites his grandfather, Herbert Sawyer, and Sean Taylor as his heroes … Earning a degree in business.