Mayes has strong performance for Silver.
2014: Saw action at safety in 11 games this season, coming off the bench in each appearance … Posted a tackle against Southern Utah, BYU, Air Force and Fresno State to finish with four stops in the regular season.
2013: Joined Nevada as a true freshman ... and played immediately as a true freshman ... Saw playing time in nine games overall with four career starts ... Was credited with 22 tackles on the year with one pass breakup ... First career start came against Fresno State ... Set a career high with seven tackles against Colorado State.
A graduate of St. Mary's High School in Mountain House, Calif. ... Named first-team all-area in football during his senior year ... Recorded three interceptions and 40 tackles to earn the honor ... Earned two varsity letters for coach Tony Franks ... Also lettered in track and field and basketball twice.
Born Kaodinna Dike on June 12, 1995 ... Has three siblings, Kasie (18), Ginika (16) and JD (13) ... Is a community health science major ... Would like to play in the NFL or become a pharmacist when his playing days are over ... Second cousin is Emeka Okafor.