Devey named team MVP
Devey, Farms & Ifedi named to league's second team
Bones return to Memphis
Game Eleven - at UAB - November 17, 2012 - Legion Field - Birmingham, Ala.
Game 10 - vs. Tulane - November 10, 2012 - Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium - Memphis, Tenn.
Preseason Photo Shoot. Photos by Joe Murphy.
Transferred to Memphis from Holmes Community College after playing only one season for the Bulldogs ... Enrolled at Memphis in January of 2012 ... Played in all 12 games his first year as a Tiger and made a major contribution in the program building a solid foundation in Justin Fuente's first season as head coach.
Received the John Bramlett Defensive Player of the Year Award following his initial season at Memphis ... Also named All-Conference USA Honorable Mention ... Tallied 48 total tackles including 8.5 for lost yardage (32 yards) and two quarterback sacks ... ranked third on the team in tackles for loss and sixth on the squad in total tackles ... First collegiate tackle came in the opener against UT Martin and established a career high for tackles for loss with two (-5 yards) against Middle Tennessee ... Middle Tennessee game was the first of three straight in which he registered a tackle for loss ... Equaled an early, career high with six tackles against Rice ... Among his tackles against the Owls in the opener were back-to-back tackles including a third-down quarterback sack which forced Rice to punt on first play of the fourth quarter ... Reset a career high with seven tackles including one for loss while breaking up a pass against UCF ... Followed up the UCF game with a six-tackle performance at SMU which including a quarterback sack (-8 yards) and 1.5 tackles for loss (-10 yards) ... Returned an interception 32 yards for a touchdown against Tulane ... The score gave Memphis a 37-16 lead late in the fourth quarter en route to a victory which began a three-game winning streak to end the season ... Established a career high with eight tackles including 1.5 for loss (-4 yards) in the Tigers' "Battle for the Bones" victory against UAB.
2011 (Freshman - Holmes CC)
Played one season (2011) at Holmes Community College after originally signing with Arkansas State in February of 2011 ... Logged 65 tackles, including 40 solo stops ... Also registered one sack, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and three pass breakups.
Four-year varsity letterman at Central High School for Coach Woodrowe Lowe ... Career numbers include 280 tackles, 16 TFL, three interceptions, nine forced fumbles and 10 pass breakups ... Named to the Opelika-Auburn News All-Area (large school) first team ... A 2010 all-state first team selection ... Finished his senior campaign with 110 tackles (65 solo), six sacks, three TFL, three pass breakups and two forced fumbles ... Had a stellar game against Shaw, registering 18 tackles in the 2010 contest ... Helped lead the Red Devils to the Alabama Class 6A state playoffs and a 9-2 record in 2010 ... Named all-bi city second team as a junior ... Rated as a Rivals.com three-star prospect for the class of 2011 ... Rated as the No. 39-ranked player in the state of Alabama by Rivals ... Also lettered two seasons in basketball.
Born July 31, 1993 in Phenix City, Ala. ... Son of Terry and Zorana Mayo and Theresa Willis ... Majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies.