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  Scott Mayle

Scott Mayle

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Philippi, W.Va.

High School:
Philip Barbour

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 175

Position:
WR

Experience:
4L

2006: Played in all 14 games, making 13 starts ... Caught 28 passes for a team-high 411 yards ... His 14.7 yards per catch was the highest on the team ... Also had four rushes for 57 yards and a touchdown ... Led the Bobcats with 14 kickoff returns for 287 yards ... His 20.5 average was third on the team ... Was named MAC East Division Special Teams Player of the Week after a season-long 46-yard kickoff return that set up a field goal at Eastern Michigan ... Caught a season-high five passes for 38 yards in the season-opener against UT Martin ... Had at least two receptions in each of the Bobcats first five games ... Had two catches for 64 yards at Illinois, including a 58-yard catch and run that set up Ohio's first touchdown ... Caught three passes for a season-high 88 yards against Miami ... His 38-yard and 34-yard catches improved his career total of plays from scrimmage covering at least 20 yards to 31 ... Made two catches in the MAC Championship Game ... Ranked fourth in school history for most receptions in a career with 107 ... Second in most receiving yards in a career with 1,847 ... Third in touchdown receptions for a career with 11.

2005: Played in all 11 games, starting 10 times ... Named All-MAC by Collegefootballnews.com as a kick returner ... Led the MAC and ranked 17th in the nation in kickoff returns with an average of 27.2 per return ... Registered his first career kickoff return for a touchdown with an 88-yarder against Ball State ... The return was the fifth-longest in school history ... Finished the season with a career-high 141 rushing yards ... Led the team with 21 catches for 338 yards and three touchdowns ... Also finished with 21 kick returns for 572 yards and one touchdown ... Ranked second on the team with 1,051 all purpose yards ...Notched four catches for 100 yards in the opener at Northwestern ... Led the team against Virginia Tech with three catches for 62 yards ... Made a career-long 50-yard run and had a 39-yard touchdown catch at Buffalo ... His streak of 28 straight games with at least one catch was stopped against Ball State ... Recorded at least one rush, one catch, and one kickoff return in seven of the Bobcat's 11 games ... Also competed for the Bobcat track & field team ... Won the MAC championship in the long jump ... Repeated as NCAA Mideast Regional champion in the long jump ... Finished 12th at the NCAA Outdoor Championship.

2004: Played in 10 games, starting nine ... Missed the Bowling Green game with a foot injury ... Led the team in receiving yards with 583 and in yards-per-catch at 17.7 ... His 33 grabs were second-best ... Had a team-high four touchdowns through the air ... Carried the ball 13 times for 70 yards ... Had a team-best 17 kickoff returns for 289 yards ... Pulled in three passes for 43 yards in season opener against VMI ... Caught five balls for 58 yards versus Pittsburgh ... Hauled in a 24-yard touchdown reception vs. Miami ... Caught five passes for 134 yards versus Buffalo ... Of those five catches, one was an 80-yard touchdown reception from Ryan Hawk, tying the third-longest play in school history ... Set career highs in receiving yards (157) and rushing yards (52) in the win at Kentucky ... Caught an 89-yard touchdown pass, one of two touchdown catches, against the Wildcats ... Caught four passes for 42 yards against Marshall ... Caught four balls for 33 yards versus Toledo ... Caught three passes for 56 yards in season finale against Akron ...Won the NCAA Mideast Regional championship in the long jump while competing for the Bobcat track & field team.

2003: Started all 12 games for the Bobcats ... Finished second on the team with 25 catches ... His 515 yards were the most since the 1992 campaign and gave him a 20.6 yards-per-catch average ... Four touchdowns via the air also led the team and set an Ohio freshman record ... Had at least one catch in every game, hauling in multiple receptions nine times ... Season high was four against Akron ... Enjoyed his highest yardage total that day, 119 ... Had 109 yards receiving on just three catches at Iowa State, highlighted by an 80-yarder that was the second-longest in school history ... A 63-yarder at Akron and a 51-yarder against Western Michigan were two other long scores ... Took his first career reception to the end zone against Southeast Missouri State (32 yards) ... Carried the ball nine times for 22 yards and a touchdown ... Scored on a 23-yarder against Western Michigan ... Returned kickoffs for the final five games of the year ... Took back 12 kicks for 274 yards for a team-high average of 22.8 ... Longest effort was a 45-yarder in the season finale at Marshall ... One of his season-high three returns against Kent State went for 44 yards ... His five touchdowns ranked third on the team, while his 30 points stood fourth.

2002: Redshirted ... Participated on the Bobcat track team in the 100-meter dash and the long jump ... Placed 14th in the country after covering 24-11.25 in his first jump at the NCAA Championships in Sacramento, Calif. ... Advanced to nationals by placing fifth in the Midwest Regional with a career-best mark of 25-10 ... Won both the indoor and outdoor MAC Championships in the long jump ... Recorded distances of 23-11 and 25-5.5, respectively ... Ran a 10.53 100 meters at the MAC Outdoor Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL: A four-sport athlete at Philip Barbour High School ... Earned three letters in football and track, two in basketball and one in baseball ... The Big 10 Conference Co-Player of the Year in 2000 and 2001 ... Earned all-state and all-state honorable mention during his career ... Carried 157 times for 1,809 yards as a senior ... Finished his career with 284 carries for 3,788 yards ... Helped the Colts to a third-place finish in the conference and a No. 13 ranking in the state.

PERSONAL: A specialized studies major ... Son of Hiram and Rosa Mayle.