Joined with Tyron Carrier as the only players to return kickoffs for touchdown... One of 29 players to compete in all 14 games... made his collegiate debut against Northwestern State during the season opener... also added an assisted tackle for a loss of five yards and broke up a pass against the Demons... posted two solo tackles at No. 5/6 Oklahoma State... finished with two tackles and returned a kickoff 16 yards against C-USA rival Southern Miss... returned a kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown at C-USA rival UCF... tied for the longest play in Houston history... also added a solo tackle against the Knights... tallied five tackles and returned an interception 16 yards against C-USA rival Memphis.
As a freshman in 2007 recorded 36 total tackles with 13 pass breakups at San Francisco College... followed that up with two interceptions, 41 tackles, one fumble recovery and 10 pass break ups as a sophomore... registered an interception for a touchdown in the state championship game.
LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL
Competed at Lincoln High... rushed for 278 yards (9.3 avg.) and caught one pass for 51-yard score as a senior at Central Valley HS... also accumulated 35 tackles (25 solo) and three interceptions... helped lead LHS to a share of the San Joaquin Athletic Association crown with a 9-2 record and finished ranked 25th in the Sac-Joaquin Section... was selected the Athlete-of-the-Year... also named All-Area and All-Conference... placed second in state in the 200-meters and sixth in state in the 100-meters... ran a 4.4 in the 40-yard dash.
May's High School Bio (courtesy of MaxPreps)
Full name is Devin Xaiver Mays... born June 26, 1988, in Fort Smith, Ark.... son of Angela Mays and John Wiliford... majoring in sociology.
Mays' Career Bests
Tackles: 5, vs. Memphis (11-21-09)
Tackles for Loss: 0.5, vs. Northwestern State (9-5-09)
Pass Breakups: 1, vs. Northwestern State (9-5-09)
Interceptions: 1, vs. Memphis (11-21-09)
Interception Return Yards: 16, vs. Memphis (11-21-09)
Long Interception Return: 16, vs. Memphis (11-21-09)
Kickoff Returns: 4, at UCF (11-14-09)
Kickoff Return Yards: 132, at UCF (11-14-09)
Long Kickoff Return: 100, at UCF (11-14-09)
Kickoff Return Touchdowns: 1, at UCF (11-14-09)