Data Scout Notes: AP2nd/WCamp1st/1stC/PNagurski/PBednarik/PWCamp/PThorpe/1stC
Post-Draft Outlook:COULD SURPRISE: Safety Taylor Mays -- In watching film of him at USC, the 49ers noticed he typically played 20 yards off the line of scrimmage. The 49ers plan to play him in the box in run support.
A closer look at the 49ers' picks: Round 2/49 -- Taylor Mays, S, 6-3, 230, USC: He's a physically gifted player who toppled out of the first round because teams did not see him make many plays on film. In four seasons as a college starter, Mays recorded just five interceptions, with four of those coming in his first two years. - by The Sports Xchange
Taylor Mays/Southern California football Videos
*Automated search based on player first/last name, college team name, football, 3 loading panels, click video to view in full size on this page, watch or fast forward one full video, or open player with red arrow to choose more cuts at the bottom of the big video screen. Click "I'm done watching this" blue link at the top of video to close screen. If available/HQ changes video quality.
Draft Scout Taylor Mays News
03/25/16 - S Taylor Mays, who became an unrestricted free agent with the Raiders March 9, agreed to terms with the Bengals Thursday (March 24).
03/15/16 - S Taylor Mays is facing a four-game suspension to being the 2016 season.
Mays violated the NFL policy on substances of abuse according to multiple reports.
The Raiders have not made an effort to bring Mays back but the Minnesota Vikings reportedly showed tepid interest.
The former USC safety started five games for the Raiders last season and played in 14 games. He was a second-round pick of the San Francisco 49ers in 2010 and was traded to the Raiders after one season.
11/19/15 - S Taylor Mays was limited in practice with an ankle injury and should be available to face Detroit.
11/05/15 - S Taylor Mays has an ankle injury but was a full participant in practice.
10/21/15 - S Taylor Mays was signed to the roster for the third time this season.