Mike Mayock
Personal information
Date of birth: (1958-08-14) August 14, 1958 (age 60)
Place of birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Career information
College: Boston College
NFL Draft: 1981 / Round: 10 / Pick: 265
Debuted in 1981 for the Toronto Argonauts
Last played in 1983 for the New York Giants
Career history
*Pittsburgh Steelers ( 1981)*
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
*Scanlan Award (1979)
Stats at

Michael Francis "Mike" Mayock (born August 14, 1958) is a former professional football player, a safety with the New York Giants of the National Football League. Mayock is currently a game analyst and a draft analyst for the NFL Network, as well as an analyst for NBC's coverage of Notre Dame football.

Football careerEdit

Mayock played high school football at The Haverford School in Haverford, Pennsylvania, and college football (and baseball) at Boston College. He was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the tenth round of the 1981 NFL Draft, as the 265th overall pick. After being cut from the Steelers, Mayock was signed to his first pro contract with the CFL's Toronto Argonauts during the 1981 season. He played in just one game before being released. He returned to the NFL with the New York Giants for the 1982 and 1983 football seasons.

Broadcasting careerEdit

Since 2005, Mayock has worked with the NFL Network, and has served as a college football analyst for ABC Sports. Prior to ABC, he called college football action for Fox Sports Net during the 2000 season, after four years (1996–99) as a member of CBS Sports' broadcast team—during which time he served as both a game analyst (1996, '97 and '99) and lead sideline reporter (1998). Mayock also worked as a reporter for CBS's coverage of the NCAA basketball tournament in 1997, '98 and '99.

He joined CBS from ESPN, where he worked as an analyst and sideline reporter for the cable network's coverage of the Canadian Football League and college football from 1993–95. Additionally, Mayock has experience covering college football for Prime Network, NCAA Productions, Prime Sports Radio and the Big East Conference.

He has been the color commentator for the Minnesota Vikings preseason games since the 2007 season.

Mayock is an analyst for NFL Network and hosts the show Path To The Draft during draft season as a draft guru.

In 2010, Mayock replaced Pat Haden as the color commentator for NBC's coverage of Notre Dame football, teaming with play-by-play announcer Tom Hammond. On January 8, 2011 Mayock teamed with Hammond to call NBC's coverage of the Wild Card playoff game between the New Orleans Saints and Seattle Seahawks. This was his first NFL Playoffs game as a broadcaster.

On January 5, 2012 Mayock commentated the AFC Wild Card game between the Cincinnati Bengals and Houston Texans.

Mayock currently works alongside Brad Nessler for NFL Network's Thursday Night Football.


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