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Thomas Mayo
No. 87     
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-02-13) February 13, 1990 (age 30)
Place of birth: Reston, Virginia
Career information
College: California (PA)
Undrafted in 2012
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Oakland Raiders ( 2012)*
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Receptions     24
Receiving yards     227
Receiving average     11.5
Receiving TDs     1
Stats at CFL.ca
Stats at ArenaFan.com

Thomas Mayo (born February 13, 1990)[1] is a Canadian football wide receiver for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Oakland Raiders in 2012. He played college football at California University of Pennsylvania.

College careerEdit

In his Junior season at Concord University, he was selected to the preseason Consensus Draft Services (CDS) First-Team All-American team.[2][3] In his Senior season at California (PA), he was selected for the AP Second-Team All-American following the conclusion of his Senior season.[4] On January 24, 2011, he was selected to the Don Hansen First-Team All-American team while at Concord University.[5] On January 19, 2012, he was named to the D2Football.com First-Team All-American.[6][7] He also was selected to the Daktronics First-Team All-American,[8] and Daktronics First-Team All-Region. He was selected to the All-PSAC West First-Team, preseason Sporting News All-American, preseason Lindy's First-Team All-American, preseason D2Football.com Second-Team All-American.[9]

Professional careerEdit

Oakland RaidersEdit

On May 4, 2012, he signed with the Oakland Raiders as an undrafted free agent.[10] On August 27, 2012, he was released.[11]

Chicago RushEdit

On December 3, 2012, he signed with the Chicago Rush of the Arena Football League.[12]

New York JetsEdit

He was signed by the New York Jets on March 1, 2013.[13] He was waived on May 7, 2013.[14] He was re-signed five days later.[15] Mayo was released on July 23, 2013 and later reverted to the team's injured reserve list.[16] He was waived from the injured reserved list with an injury settlement on July 25, 2013.[17]

Spokane ShockEdit

On September 11, 2013, he signed with the Spokane Shock of the Arena Football League.[18][19]

Tri-Cities FeverEdit

Mayo signed with the Tri-Cities Fever of the Indoor Football League (IFL). After two games of the regular season, Mayo was released to attend the 2015 NFL Veteran Combine.

Nebraska DangerEdit

On June 4, 2015, Mayo signed with the Nebraska Danger.[20] Mayo was released on May 4, 2016.

Winnipeg Blue BombersEdit

Presently with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League during the 2016 training camp. Update- Thomas has accepted a spot on the Blue Bombers 10-member practice squad to start the 2016 CFL season.

Personal lifeEdit

He is the son of Thomas Mayo, Jr. and Leslie Mayo.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Nfl.com profile". nfl.com. http://www.nfl.com/player/thomasmayo/2534873/profile.
  2. "2010 Consensus Draft Services Division II Preseason All-American Teams". newberrywolves.com. http://newberrywolves.com/article.asp?articleID=5025. Retrieved June 5, 2010.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "California (PA) profile". calvulcans.com. http://www.calvulcans.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=1903.
  4. "AP Little All-America Team". cbssports.com. http://www.cbssports.com/print/collegefootball/story/16481440/ap-little-allamerica-team-list. Retrieved December 16, 2011.
  5. "Freed Named to Don Hansen Division II All-America First Team". esuwarriors.com. http://www.esuwarriors.com/news/2011/1/24/FB_012411.aspx. Retrieved January 24, 2011.
  6. "Deonte Gist named to D2football.com All-America Team". tusculumpioneers.com. http://www.tusculumpioneers.com/article.asp?articleID=3236. Retrieved January 19, 2012.
  7. "Daniels Earns Spot On D2Football.com All-America Team". uncpbraves.com. http://uncpbraves.com/sports/fball/2011-12/releases/20120120cyciw7. Retrieved January 20, 2012.
  8. "Mayo named First-Team All-American". calvulcans.com. http://www.calvulcans.com/news/2011/12/15/FB_1215111307.aspx. Retrieved December 15, 2011.
  9. "2011 D2Football.com Pre-Season All-America Team". newberrywolves.com. http://newberrywolves.com/article.asp?articleID=5806. Retrieved August 22, 2011.
  10. "Raiders Add 13 Undrafted Free Agents". raiders.com. http://www.raiders.com/news/article-1/Raiders-Add-13-Undrafted-Free-Agents/8411a32a-fbd5-4971-a649-d698446559de. Retrieved May 10, 2012.
  11. "Raiders make first roster cuts". ibabuzz.com. http://www.ibabuzz.com/oaklandraiders/2012/08/27/raiders-make-first-roster-cuts/. Retrieved August 27, 2012.
  12. "Chicago Rush Transactions". arenafan.com. http://www.arenafan.com/teams/Chicago_Rush-64/transactions/.
  13. "Jets sign DT Junior Aumavae, DB Eric Crocker and WR Thomas Mayo". nj.com. http://www.nj.com/jets/index.ssf/2013/03/jets_sign_dt_junior_aumavae_db.html. Retrieved March 1, 2013.
  14. Martin, Kimberley (7 May 2013). "WRs Arceneaux, Mayo waived". Newsday. Archived from the original on 7 May 2013. https://www.webcitation.org/6GRmbvMhr. Retrieved 7 May 2013.
  15. Jets Staff (12 May 2013). "4 Tryouts Signed, 3 Undrafted FAs Released". New York Jets. Archived from the original on 12 May 2013. https://www.webcitation.org/6GZT1LaJ6. Retrieved 12 May 2013.
  16. Jets Media Relations Department (23 July 2013). "Jets Add Two Free Agents, Release Two". New York Jets. Archived from the original on 23 July 2013. https://www.webcitation.org/6IKjO9K5K. Retrieved 23 July 2013.
  17. Cimini, Rich (25 July 2013). "Bad start for McKnight". ESPN New York. Archived from the original on 26 July 2013. https://www.webcitation.org/6IPJB12kF. Retrieved 26 July 2013.
  18. "Spokane stocks 2014 roster". m.spokesman.com. http://m.spokesman.com/blogs/sportslink/2013/sep/11/spokane-stocks-2014-roster/. Retrieved September 11, 2013.
  19. "Shock reload roster for 2014". arenafan.com. http://www.arenafan.com/news/?page=pressrel&article=11584. Retrieved September 10, 2013.
  20. Bob Hamar (June 9, 2015). "Mayo wants to make plays for Danger". www.theindpendent.com. The Grand Island Independent. http://www.theindependent.com/sports/mayo-wants-to-make-plays-for-danger/article_8b4e68fe-0f05-11e5-93b3-63020408d119.html. Retrieved June 10, 2015.

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