Derrick Mayes

Derrick Binet Mayes (born January 28, 1974 in Indianapolis, Indiana) is a former American football wide receiver who played five seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Notre Dame and was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the second round of the 1996 NFL Draft. Mayes also played for the Seattle Seahawks, and was briefly a member of the Kansas City Chiefs.

Derrick Mayes
No. 80
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born:January 28, 1974 (age 45)
Indianapolis, Indiana
Career information
High school:North Central
(Indianapolis, Indiana)
College:Notre Dame
NFL Draft:1996 / Round: 2 / Pick: 56
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Receiving yards:1,823
Receiving TDs:16
Player stats at

Early years

After playing high school football at North Central High School in Indianapolis,[1] Mayes played college football at the University of Notre Dame from 1992 to 1995. He held the school record for career touchdown receptions[2] until the record was broken by Jeff Samardzija.

Professional career

Green Bay Packers

The Green Bay Packers selected Mayes in the second round (56th overall) of the 1996 NFL Draft.[3] He caught six passes in his rookie season,[4] and roomed with fellow receiver Andre Rison once Rison joined the team mid-season.[5] He was part of the Packers' Super Bowl XXXI winning team. In 1997, Mayes took on a bit of a punt returning role as well as expanding his time on offense.[6] Mayes had arguably his best game as a Packer in 1998, catching three touchdowns in a game against the Carolina Panthers.[7] Before the 1999 season, Mayes was traded to the Seattle Seahawks for a seventh-round draft pick.[8]

Seattle Seahawks

In Mayes' first season in Seattle, he caught a career-high 62 passes for 829 yards and 10 touchdowns.[9] In 2000, Mayes only caught 29 passes and one touchdown.[10] On March 1, 2001, Mayes was cut by the Seahawks.[11]

Kansas City Chiefs

Mayes was signed by the Kansas City Chiefs on July 10, 2001,[12] but was released during final roster cutdowns later that year.[13]

Post-career life

Mayes graduated from Notre Dame with a communications degree. He now does video work, speaks to high school athletes, and runs former Notre Dame coach Lou Holtz's foundation.[14] He also starred in Ultimate Hustler, a "hip-hop Celebrity Apprentice," in 2005.[15]


  1. ^ "MAYES, DERRICK | Indiana Football Hall of Fame". Retrieved 2017-02-01.
  2. ^ "Waking the Echoes: Mayes puts life before football // The Observer". The Observer. 2014-11-19. Retrieved 2017-02-01.
  3. ^ Chepovetsky, Michael. "Derrick Mayes, Kansas City Chiefs, Widereceiver career stats on Sportometry". Sportometry. Retrieved 2017-02-01.
  4. ^ "Derrick Mayes". Retrieved 2017-02-01.
  5. ^ Pearlman, Jeff (2016). Gunslinger: The Remarkable, Improbable and Iconic Life of Brett Favre. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. p. 210. ISBN 978-0-544-45437-8.
  6. ^ "Derrick Mayes: Career Stats at". Retrieved 2017-02-01.
  7. ^ "Derrick Mayes: Leadership defined '90s Packers". Retrieved 2017-02-01.
  8. ^ "Packers trade Mayes to Seattle". Chippewa Herald. Retrieved 2017-02-01.
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  10. ^ Sports, Fox. "Derrick Mayes Stats - Season & Career Statistics". Retrieved 2017-02-01.
  11. ^ Sports, Fox. "Derrick Mayes Transactions: Signings, Trades & more". Retrieved 2017-02-01.
  12. ^ reports, From staff and wire. "Chiefs sign receiver Mayes |". Retrieved 2017-02-01.
  13. ^ "The Landmark - Chiefs Chatter (Monday Morning Quarterback sugests". Retrieved 2017-02-01.
  14. ^ "Q&A with Derrick Mayes". Star Tribune. Retrieved 2017-02-01.
  15. ^ " | News | Stories | August 17, 2006: Mayes Goes From Sure-Handed Receiver To Filmmaker". Retrieved 2017-02-01.
1979–80 Milwaukee Bucks season

The 1979–80 NBA season was the Bucks' 12th season in the NBA. With 49 wins and 33 loses they won their division and ranked fourth in the Western Conference. In the 1979 NBA Draft, the Bucks drafted guard Sidney Moncrief out of the University of Arkansas. During the season, the Bucks acquired center Bob Lanier from the Detroit Pistons. After a first-round-bye the Bucks faced the defending champions, the Seattle SuperSonics, which were led by Gus Williams and Dennis Johnson. Despite being able to steal two games on the road, the Bucks lost the series in seven games. The 1979-80 season would be the Bucks last season as a Western Conference team as they switched to the Eastern Conference along with the Chicago Bulls.

1993 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team

The 1993 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team represented the University of Notre Dame in the 1993 college football season. The team was coached by Lou Holtz and played its home games at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana.

On November 13, Notre Dame played Florida State in a matchup of unbeatens. The winner of this game, at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana, was certain to play #3 Nebraska (which would then move up to #2) in the Orange Bowl for the national championship.

The next week, they faced Boston College in one of the best games of the year, the Notre Dame offense piled up 427 yards of offense, scored 5 touchdowns, including 22 points in the last 11 minutes, but the game would forever be remembered on Boston College's last drive as their kicker David Gordon hit a 41-yard field goal as time expired to win it 41–39, ending Notre Dame's bid for a national title.

1994 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team

The 1994 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team represented the University of Notre Dame in the 1994 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team was coached by Lou Holtz and played its home games at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana.

1995 Fiesta Bowl

The 1995 IBM OS/2 Fiesta Bowl, played on January 2, 1995, was the 24th edition of the Fiesta Bowl. The game featured the Colorado Buffaloes and Notre Dame Fighting Irish.

1995 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team

The 1995 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team represented the University of Notre Dame in the 1995 college football season. The team was coached by Lou Holtz and played its home games at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana.

1996 Green Bay Packers season

The 1996 Green Bay Packers season was their 78th season overall and their 76th in the National Football League, which culminated with the franchise winning its third Super Bowl and league-record 12th NFL Championship. The Packers posted a league-best 13–3 regular season won-loss record, going 8–0 at home and 5–3 on the road. It was the first time since 1962 that the club went undefeated at home. Additionally, the Packers had the NFL's highest-scoring offense (456) and allowed the fewest points on defense (210). Green Bay was the first team to accomplish both feats in the same season since the undefeated 1972 Miami Dolphins. They finished the season with the number one ranked offense, defense, and special teams. They also set a then NFL record for the fewest touchdowns allowed in a 16-game season, with 19. The Packers also allowed the fewest yards in the NFL and set a record for punt return yardage. Brett Favre won his second straight MVP award while also throwing for a career-high and league leading 39 touchdown passes.

In the postseason, the Packers defeated the San Francisco 49ers in the divisional round and the Carolina Panthers in the NFC Championship Game. Green Bay beat the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XXXI to win their third Super Bowl and twelfth NFL Championship.In 2007, the 1996 Packers were ranked as the 16th greatest Super Bowl champions on the NFL Network's documentary series America's Game: The Super Bowl Champions. The 1996 Packers were ranked 6th-greatest Super Bowl team of all-time by a similar panel done by ESPN and released in 2007. As of 2019, the Packers are the only team since the implementation of the salary cap to score the most points and allow the fewest in the regular season.

1996 NFL Draft

The 1996 NFL draft was the procedure by which National Football League teams selected amateur college football players. It is officially known as the NFL Annual Player Selection Meeting. The draft was held April 20–21, 1996, at the Paramount Theatre at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. No teams chose to claim any players in the supplemental draft that year.

This draft is considered one of the best draft classes ever for the position of wide receiver. Keyshawn Johnson, Terry Glenn, Eddie Kennison, Marvin Harrison, Eric Moulds, Bobby Engram, Terrell Owens, Muhsin Muhammad, Amani Toomer, Jermaine Lewis, and Joe Horn have all achieved success in the pros, with all except Kennison, Engram, and Toomer having reached the Pro Bowl at least once, and a total of 26 Pro Bowl appearances for the group. In addition to the class having had several successful receivers, none of the five wide receivers drafted in the first round have been busts, as all of them spent at least a reasonable amount of time as starters in the NFL. Combined, 1996 wide receivers (through the end of the 2006 season) have totalled 7,646 receptions for 105,866 yards, eclipsing any other class by more than 1,000 receptions and 10,000 yards.It was also one of the best draft years for middle linebackers, with Hall of Famer Ray Lewis and Hall candidate Zach Thomas selected. Lewis won Super Bowl XXXV and was selected MVP of that game. Lewis also won Super Bowl XLVII in the final game of his career, and made 13 career Pro Bowls while Thomas has made 7. Other linebackers who made at least one Pro Bowl from this draft are Tedy Bruschi, Kevin Hardy, Simeon Rice, John Mobley, and Donnie Edwards. Randall Godfrey, Earl Holmes, and Carlos Emmons also had solid careers in the league.

In contrast to its successes at wide receiver and linebacker, the 1996 draft had often been rated as the worst ever for quarterbacks. None of the eight drafted quarterbacks made the Pro Bowl or an All-Pro team. Half of the drafted quarterbacks never threw one pass in the NFL. As of 2018, this remains the last draft without a quarterback selected in the first round. Previously, the 1988 draft had been the last with no quarterback selected in the first round.On draft day, the St. Louis Rams traded running back Jerome Bettis and a third round draft pick to the Pittsburgh Steelers in exchange for a second round pick for that year, as well as a fourth round pick the following year. The trade was made immediately after the Rams drafted Nebraska running back Lawrence Phillips. Bettis went on to have a successful career with the Steelers as well as being one of the team's most popular players, while the Rams wouldn't have another feature back until they traded for Marshall Faulk three years later due to Phillips' off-field problems.

1996 Orange Bowl (January)

The 62nd Orange Bowl was a post-season college football bowl game between the Florida State Seminoles and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on January 1, 1996, at The Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida. Florida State defeated Notre Dame, 31-26. The game was part of the 1995-1996 Bowl Alliance of the 1995 NCAA Division I-A football season and represented the concluding game of the season for both teams. The Orange Bowl was first played in 1935, and the 1996 game represented the 62nd edition of the Orange Bowl. The contest was televised in the United States on CBS.

This would be the last Orange Bowl played in the Orange Bowl Stadium until 1999, as the next three were played in Pro Player Stadium, before moving the game there permanently after the 1999 season

1997 Green Bay Packers season

The 1997 Green Bay Packers season was their 79th season overall and their 77th in the National Football League. The season concluded with the team winning its second consecutive NFC championship, but losing in a 31–24 upset to John Elway's Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XXXII. The team narrowly missed its opportunity to post back-to-back Super Bowl wins.

After a dominating 1996 campaign which ended with a victory in Super Bowl XXXI, many expected the Packers to repeat as champions in 1997. During training camp, star safety LeRoy Butler, among others, said that the Packers had the chance to run the table and go 19–0. This opinion drew increased coverage from the media as the Packers notched impressive victories in all five preseason games. The undefeated hype ended quickly, however, when Green Bay lost week 2 in Philadelphia.

Following a relatively slow 3–2 start, the Packers caught fire in the second half of the season, finishing with a 13–3 regular season record and 8–0 home record for the second consecutive year. In the playoffs, Green Bay defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Lambeau Field in the divisional round, and San Francisco 49ers at 3Com Park in the NFC Championship. Some in the media dubbed the NFC title game as "the real Super Bowl" because of the 49ers' and Packers' league dominance, and the relative inferiority of the AFC in recent Super Bowls. Green Bay's win marked the third consecutive year the team had defeated San Francisco in the playoffs.

The Packers entered Super Bowl XXXII as 11 1/2-point favorites. The point spread was likely determined by Green Bay's victory in the previous Super Bowl, the AFC's string of 13 consecutive Super Bowl losses, and Denver's losses in four previous Super Bowls. The game itself was a seesaw battle, and one of the most exciting Super Bowls in history. The Broncos won the thriller 31–24, earning John Elway his first Super Bowl victory at the age of 37, and the first championship in franchise history. Years later, Brett Favre said the Broncos were far underrated, and credited Denver's innovative blitz packages and strategies, foreign to the league at that time, for confusing the Packers.

Packers' quarterback Brett Favre was named the league's MVP for the third year in a row in 1997. Favre was the first player in the history of the award to win three MVPs, and remains the only player to have won three MVPs consecutively. The Packers became the first team to have six NFL MVP award winners.The 1997 Packers are one of only two teams in NFL history to win seven games against teams that would go on to make the playoffs.

1998 Green Bay Packers season

The 1998 Green Bay Packers season was their 80th season overall and their 78th in the National Football League. It ended with a 30–27 loss in the NFC Wild Card Game to the San Francisco 49ers, with Steve Young throwing a 25-yard touchdown pass to Terrell Owens with three seconds left. The season marked the end of an era in many ways for Green Bay; this was the last season for which both head coach Mike Holmgren and Hall of Fame defensive end Reggie White would find themselves on the Packers' sideline. This was the first time the Packers had not won the division in four years. In addition, the Minnesota Vikings brought an end to the Packers 25 game home winning streak in Week 5.

1998 was the final season that the Packers would qualify for the postseason during the 1990s. They would not return to the playoffs until 2001.

1999 Seattle Seahawks season

The 1999 Seattle Seahawks season was the franchise's 24th season in the National Football League, the last playing their home games at the Kingdome and the first under head coach Mike Holmgren. It was also the first season that Seattle made the playoffs in eleven seasons. (It would be Seattle's last playoff appearance until 2003.)

2000 Seattle Seahawks season

The 2000 Seattle Seahawks season was the franchise's 25th season in the National Football League, The first of two seasons the Seahawks played at Husky Stadium while Qwest Field was being built and the second under head coach Mike Holmgren. The 2000 Seahawks' pass defense surrendered 7.63 yards-per-attempt (including quarterback sacks), one of the ten-worst totals in the history of the NFL. They failed to improve on their 9-7 record from 1999 and missed out on the playoffs since 1998.

2018 United States Senate election in Indiana

The 2018 United States Senate election in Indiana took place on November 6, 2018, along with other elections to the United States Senate and House of Representatives and various state and local elections. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly sought reelection to a second term, facing Republican businessman and former state representative Mike Braun and Libertarian Party nominee Lucy Brenton.

In 2017, Politico described the race as "possibly the GOP's best opportunity to seize a Senate seat from Democrats" in the 2018 elections. The primary election was held on May 8, 2018. In October 2018, RealClearPolitics rated the race a toss-up between the Democratic and Republican nominees, with the Libertarian receiving a poll average of 6%. Braun defeated Donnelly in the general election by almost exactly the same margin as Donnelly had won by six years earlier (5.9 v. 5.7).

Derrick May

Derrick May is the name of:

Derrick May (baseball) (born 1968), American baseball player

Derrick May (musician) (born 1963), American electronic musician


Mayes is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

Adrian Mayes (born 1980), American football player

Alan Mayes (born 1953), English footballer

Bernard Mayes (1929–2014), British-American lecturer and author

Clifford Mayes (born 1953), American professor of education

Clyde Mayes (born 1953), American professional basketball player

Colin Mayes (born 1948), Canadian politician

Derrick Mayes (born 1974), American football player

Frances Mayes (born 1940), American university professor, poet, memoirist, essayist, and novelist

Ian Mayes, British journalist and editor

Jeff Mayes (born 1971), American politician

Joel B. Mayes (died 1891), Chief of the Cherokee Nation

Johnny Mayes (born 1947), Australian rugby league player

Richard Mayes (1922–2006), English stage and television actor

Ron Mayes (born 1954), American educator and author

Rueben Mayes (born 1963), Canadian football player

Rufus Mayes (born 1947), American football player

Samuel Houston Mayes (1845–1927), Chief of the Cherokee Nation from 1895 to 1899

Sean Mayes (1949–1995), English rock musician and author

Wendell Wise Mayes, Jr. (born 1924), American radio and cable television executive

William Mayes, Jr., prominent pirate, proprietor of White Horse Tavern (Rhode Island)

William Edward Mayes (1861–1952), English painter

Milwaukee Bucks draft history

In their 46-year history, the Milwaukee Bucks have selected the following players in the National Basketball Association draft.

North Central High School (Indianapolis)

North Central High School is a public high school in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. It is part of the Metropolitan School District of Washington Township. North Central is an International Baccalaureate (IB) school.

Notre Dame Fighting Irish football statistical leaders

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish football statistical leaders are individual statistical leaders of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish football program in various categories, including passing, rushing, receiving, total offense, defensive stats, and kicking. Within those areas, the lists identify single-game, single-season, and career leaders. The Fighting Irish represent the University of Notre Dame as an Independent in the NCAA.

Although Notre Dame began competing in intercollegiate football in 1887, records from the early years are often incomplete and inconsistent and may not appear on this list. Notre Dame's official record book does not list a specific "modern era" beginning in a certain year, and the records listed below can go as far back as 1900, although they may not be complete.

These lists are dominated by more recent players for several reasons:

Since the 1940s, seasons have increased from 10 games to 11 and then 12 games in length.

The NCAA didn't allow freshmen to play varsity football until 1972 (with the exception of the World War II years), allowing players to have four-year careers.

Bowl games only began counting toward single-season and career statistics in 2002. The Fighting Irish have played in 11 bowl games since then, allowing more recent players an extra game to accumulate statistics.These lists are updated through the end of the 2016 season.

Pearson (TV series)

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