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David Mayo

Linebacker (LB) #51 Washington Commanders
Birthday August 18, 1993
Age 30 years
Height 6' 2''
Weight 240 lbs
College Texas State
Draft Year 2015
Draft Info 2015: Rd 5, Pk 169 (CAR)

David Mayo is a linebacker for the Washington Commanders. Born in St. Helens, Oregon to Wayne Mayo and Lori Haggans, Mayo spent a part of his childhood in Scappoose, Oregon. Mayo completed high school at Scappoose High School where he played football, basketball, and ran track.

David is happily married to his longtime wife Jordan Mayo. The lovebirds first came across in high school. Although they haven’t revealed if they started dating right away, we can tell that they have been inseparable since high school.

The husband and wife were engaged for a couple of months before they tied the knot on July 18, 2015. David wore a black suit while Jordan opted for a white gown.

David and Jordan have three children together. Their first child, son Elijah Mayo, was born on July 20, 2018. The lovebirds welcomed their second child, a daughter Everly in March 2020. Jordan gave birth to the couple’s third kid, Jeremiah on October 15, 2021.

What’s more, David and his wife are expecting their fourth child in December 2023. Jordan is not working, however, she has always taken good care of her three kids.

Career Highlights

  • David played high school football at Scappoose High School.
  • He played college football at Santa Monica College before transferring to Texas State University.
  • He was selected by the Carolina Panthers in the fifth round, the 169th overall pick of the 2015 NFL Draft.
  • Mayo signed a four-year rookie contract with the Panthers worth $2.44 million on May 7, 2015.
  • He played his first career Super Bowl in 2016, however, they lost the title to the Denver Broncos.
  • David signed a two-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers on March 14, 2019, however, he was later released by the club on August 31, 2019.
  • In September 2019, Mayo signed with the New York Giants.
  • He recorded a team-high 13 tackles and a sack in a match against the New England Patriots.
  • David signed a contract extension with the Giants on March 16, 2020.
  • On September 6, 2020, David was placed on injured reserve after he sustained a meniscus tear.
  • The Giants released Mayo on March 4, 2021.
  • Mayo signed with the Washington Commanders on March 18, 2021, however, he was released on August 31.
  • He resigned with the Commanders one day later.
  • On January 28, 2022, David Mayo signed a one-year contract extension.
  • On February 24, 2023, he again extended his stay by one year.

Career Stats

SEASON TEAM GP GS TKL AST COMBINED SOLO SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
2015 Carolina Panthers 12 0 6 3 9 6 0 0 0 0
2016 Carolina Panthers 15 0 16 3 19 13 0 0 0 0
2017 Carolina Panthers 16 1 8 11 19 8 0 0 1 0
2018 Carolina Panthers 16 3 8 6 14 7 0 0 1 0
2019 New York Giants 16 13 52 30 82 42 2 0 2 0 1
2020 New York Giants 11 2 18 11 29 17 0 0 0 1
2021 Washington Commanders 16 4 20 8 28 19 0 0 0 0 1
2022 Washington Commanders 13 3 14 21 35 13 1 0 1 0
2023 Washington Commanders 11 4 28 11 39 25 2 0 0 0
TOTAL 126 30 170 104 274 150 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 2

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