It seemed like just another team meeting in the McCareins Room at the Yordon Center Saturday, August 16. Take a look at behind the scenes footage of the Huskies unveiling of their new uniforms on August 16, pranking the team before revealing them.
Huskies football versus the Miami of Ohio Redhawks on October, 18, 2014
2014: Fourth among NIU's defensive backs with 28 tackles on the year. Set a career high with seven tackles against Central Michigan. Recovered a muffed punt at Western Michigan that set NIU up at the Broncos' 16-yard line. Tallied six solo tackles against Miami. Made his first career start against the RedHawks. Forced a fumble against Presbyterian that led to the Huskies' final touchdown of the game. Also had three solo stops against the Blue Hose.
2013: Redshirted. Named Defensive Scout Player of the Week for the Akron (10-12) game.
High School: Three-time all-area and two-time honoree in all-state and all-conference. Three-year starter set the school record for most career tackles, tackles for loss and interceptions. Named captain of the 2012 Tri-Cities Team by the Daily Herald. Rushed for 863 yards and seven touchdowns on 87 carries in 2012. Caught 30 passes for 351 yards and three touchdowns as a senior. Registered 113 tackles, 47 solo, as a junior. Carried 73 times for 858 yards and six scores in 2011.
Personal: Born May 22, 1995. Son of Willie and Sharron Mayes. Wants to major in business.
MAYES' CAREER HIGHS Tackles: 7, vs. C. Michigan, 10-11-14 Forced Fumbles: 1, vs. Presbyterian, 8-28-14