Christopher Bryan Mayes was born on September 27, 1991 and attended Spalding High in Griffin, GA. After high school, he went to Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College where he had 17 tackles, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery as a true freshman. He redshirted the following year before transferring to the University of Georgia. As a redshirt sophomore at Georgia he started eight of 11 games and recorded 31 tackles, one tackle for loss, one sack and two pass breakups. As a junior he only appeared in eight games with no starts, finishing the year with seven tackles and one for loss. Returned to the starting lineup as a senior where he started 11 of 12 games, recording 41 tackles, one for loss, one pass breakup and one fumble recovery. Originally signed by the Atlanta Falcons as an undrafted rookie free agent following the 2016 NFL Draft.
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Signed by Atlanta Falcons on May 5, 2016 ... Placed on injured reserve by Falcons on August 17, 2016 with a foot injury.