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Deron
Mayo
#42 Linebacker
Deron
Mayo
#42 Linebacker
Height 5'11
Weight 217 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1988-03-28 (29)
Born Hampton, VA
School Old Dominion
INT / NAT INT
Defensive Tackles 0
Special Teams Tackles 0
Interceptions 0
Sacks 0

CFL: 6th season

Stamps: 6th season

 

Games played through 2017

Regular season: 85 (1 with Cgy. in 2017, 16 games with Cgy. in 2016, 18 with Cgy. in 2015, 17 with Cgy. in 2014, 16 with Cgy. in 2013, 17 with Cgy. in 2012)

Playoffs: 5 (2 with Cgy. in 2015, 1 with Cgy. in 2014, 1 with Cgy. in 2013, 1 with Cgy. in 2012)

Grey Cup: 1 (with Cgy. in 2014)

Grey Cup wins: 1 (with Cgy. in 2014)

 

Acquired

Signed as a free agent on May 8, 2012.

 

Pro path

Mayo signed as an unrestricted free agent with the NFL’s Denver Broncos in July of 2011 and was released on Aug. 29, 2011.

 

2017

(Calgary) Mayo played one game. He began the season on the six-game injured list and was on the one-game injury list for Games 10-18.

 

2016

(Calgary) Mayo started 16 games and finished with a team-leading 77 tackles. He added a sack, three special-teams tackles, five knockdowns and a fumble recovery. He suffered a season-ending knee injury on Oct. 15 against Montreal. Mayo was voted by his teammates as the Presidents’ Ring winner for demonstrating excellence on and off the field.

 

2015

(Calgary) Mayo started all 18 games, including five at middle linebacker. He had a team-high 72 tackles, a tackle for loss, five quarterback sacks, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery and five special-teams tackles. He also started both playoff games and had nine tackles, a special-teams tackle, a sack and a knockdown. He was the Stamps’ nominee for Most Outstanding Defensive Player.

 

2014

(Calgary) Mayo started 17 games and had 67 tackles, two tackles for a loss of three yards, a special-teams tackle, four knockdowns, two sacks and led the team with two fumble recoveries. He was on the injury list for Game 3. Mayo started the Western Final and had seven tackles and a forced fumble. He also started in the Grey Cup where he registered six tackles, one special-teams tackle and one forced fumble.

 

2013

(Calgary) Mayo played all 18 games and finished second on the team with 57 defensive tackles, including two tackles for a loss of two yards, nine special-teams tackles, five quarterback sacks, an interception and two knockdowns and two fumble recoveries. He recorded his first CFL interception in the final game of the season against BC. Mayo also started the Western Final where he recorded 14 tackles.

 

2012

(Calgary) Mayo had a solid rookie season, playing in 17 regular season games and starting the West final at middle linebacker in place of the injured Juwan Simpson. Primarily used on special teams, Mayo finished the season second on the team in special-teams tackles with 15 and was a key contributor to a coverage unit that helped place the Stamps first in the league in net punting and only allowed two punt returns of more than 30 yards. Mayo also saw time at linebacker, registering nine defensive tackles, a quarterback sack and a knockdown. He recorded four defensive tackles in his first-ever playoff game and was a key part of containing running back Andrew Harris in Calgary’s victory over BC.

 

Notable

First CFL game: July 1, 2012, vs Montreal

First CFL start: 2012 Western Final at BC

First sack: Sept. 3, 2012, vs Edmonton

First interception: Nov. 1, 2013, at BC

Honoured: Stamps’ nominee for Most Outstanding Defensive Player in 2015

Honoured: Presidents’ Ring winner in 2016

 

College

Mayo played his final season with Old Dominion after spending his first three seasons at Hofstra University (2007-09). Mayo was co-captain of the Old Dominion Monarchs in 2010 and recorded 70 total tackles while also leading the club with 6.5 sacks. He forced three fumbles, had three pass break-ups and blocked two kicks on special teams. He recorded five or more tackles in 10 of the Monarchs’ 11 games and had a season-high 10 tackles against Virginia Military Institute. Mayo was the first ODU grad to sign with an NFL team. In 2009 with the Hofstra Pride, Mayo had 99 total tackles and 2.5 sacks. He played all 12 games and started five in 2008 and recorded 33 total tackles. In 2007, Mayo played in nine games, recording 18 total tackles. He redshirted in 2006.

 

Personal

Mayo is heavily involved with Ronald McDonald House and makes regular visits as part of his Memories with Mayo program. He played four seasons at Kecoughtan High School in Hampton, Va. He was named to the All-Peninsula District First Team and All-Area Second Team as a senior after recording 74 tackles, 5.5 sacks, four forced fumbles and one interception as a linebacker. Mayo also played basketball in high school. Mayo’s older brother, Jerod, was a Pro Bowl linebacker for the New England Patriots.

 

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Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2012
CGY 17 9 15 1 0 0 0
2013
CGY 18 55 9 5 1 0 0
2014
CGY 17 65 1 2 0 0 0
2015
CGY 18 71 5 5 0 0 1
2016
CGY 16 77 3 1 0 0 0
2017
CGY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total
87 277 33 14 1 0 1

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
08-26
10 TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total
0 0 0 0 0 0