Deron Mayo
Assistant strength and conditioning coach
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-03-28) March 28, 1988 (age 32)
Place of birth: Hampton, Virginia
Career information
College: Old Dominion
Undrafted in 2011
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
 As player:
* Denver Broncos ( 2011)*
 As coach:
*New England Patriots ( 2018-present)
Assistant strength and conditioning coach
Career highlights and awards
* Grey Cup champion (2014)
Career CFL statistics as of 2016
Tackles     277
Sacks     14
Interceptions     1
Fumble recoveries     4
Stats at CFL.ca

Deron Mayo (born March 28, 1988) is an American football coach and former linebacker who most recently played for the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played college football at Old Dominion University. He was signed with the Denver Broncos as an undrafted free agent in 2011.

In 2018, Deron was hired as the assistant strength and conditioning coach for the New England Patriots of the National Football League. His older brother Jerod Mayo was a linebacker with the Patriots.

Early years[edit | edit source]

Mayo attended Kecoughtan High School in Hampton, Virginia where he played football. He was selected to the All-Peninsula District first team and all-area second team both in his senior seasons.[1]

College career[edit | edit source]

He played college football at Hofstra University in his first three seasons before transferring to Old Dominion for his senior season.[2]

Professional career[edit | edit source]

Denver Broncos[edit | edit source]

On July 26, 2011, he signed with the Denver Broncos as an undrafted free agent.[3]

Calgary Stampeders[edit | edit source]

On May 8, 2012, Mayo signed with the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League. In his first season in the CFL, Mayo was a big contributor on special teams, amassing 15 special teams tackles: He also had 9 defensive tackles and 1 quarterback sack. In his second season Mayo became a major part of the Stamps' defensive unit. He finished the season with 57 tackles (9 special teams tackles), 5 sacks, 1 interception and 2 fumble recoveries. Following the season, on February 13, 2014, he re-signed with the Stampeders.[4] In the 2014 CFL season Mayo continued his strong play, setting a new career high in tackles with 67; while also contributing 2 sacks, 2 fumble recoveries and 1 special teams tackle. To conclude the 2014 season, the Stampeders won the 102nd Grey Cup by defeating Hamilton 20-16. In the championship game, Mayo led the team with 7 tackles and a forced fumble.[5] On March 9, 2015, the Stampeders and Mayo agreed to a contract extension.[6] His retirement was made public by 3DownNation on April 10, 2018

Coaching career[edit | edit source]

In 2018, Deron was hired as the assistant strength and conditioning coach for the New England Patriots.[7]

Personal life[edit | edit source]

Mayo has two brothers, Jerod and Derek, who both played football as linebackers. Jerod played college football at Tennessee and later for the New England Patriots of the NFL from 2008 to 2015. Derek played college football at the University of Richmond, where he was a member of the 2008 Richmond Spiders NCAA FCS National Championship team.

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External links[edit | edit source]

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