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Announced a Clemson offer during Clemson's Elite Retreat in January.

In High School: Four-star player that ranks among the top 150 players in the nation according to several outlets … named by Rivals as the No. 105 overall player in the nation as well as the fourth-best player in Maryland and the nation’s 10th-best defensive end … credited as the nation’s No. 144 overall player by 247Sports, which ranked him 25th among defensive linemen nationally and fifth among all players in Maryland … listed as the No. 148 overall player in the nation by PrepStar, which placed him as the fifth-best player in Maryland and 11th-best defensive end in the nation … rated by On3 as the No. 231 player in the country, the 26th-best defensive end and fourth-best player in Maryland … was a first-team All-WCAC selection in 2023 … second-team All-Met honoree from the Washington Post … helped Good Counsel to a 10-1 record, a WCAC title and a No. 1 final ranking in the Washington Post Top 20 in 2023 … credited with 78 total tackles (54 solo), 25 tackles for loss, 13 sacks and two pass breakups as a senior … had 10 tackles, including three sacks, in his first game of the 2023 season vs. Jones … helped secure the 2023 conference title for Good Counsel by deflecting a DeMatha pass that resulted in a key interception late in the fourth quarter; also added two sacks and two tackles for loss in the game … notched 64 tackles (45 solo), 19 tackles for loss, 11 sacks and four pass breakups as a junior in 2022 … helped the Falcons to an 8-3 record and a No. 6 finish in the DMV metro area that year … from the same high school as Dorian O’Daniel, a former All-ACC linebacker at Clemson who went on to win a Super Bowl with the Kansas City Chiefs … played for Andy Stefanelli at Good Counsel.

Personal: Born Sept. 28, 2005 … committed to Clemson June 22, 2023 … he and fellow signee Adam Kissayi will be among the tallest football players in Clemson history at 6-7 … signed in the same class as high school teammate C.J. Kubah-Taylor, giving Clemson at least one pair of teammate signees for the fifth time in seven recruiting cycles across the 2018-24 classes … expected to enroll at Clemson in summer 2024 … last name pronounced “MAY-oh.” (courtesy: Clemson SID)


School Offered (25) Visit Date
Boston CollegeYes
Florida StateYes
Notre DameYes
Ohio StateYes
Ole MissYes
Penn StateYes
South CarolinaYes
Texas A&MYes
Virginia TechYes
West VirginiaYes


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What high school does Darien Mayo play for? Darien Mayo plays for Good Counsel HS
What position does Darien Mayo play for Good Counsel HS? Defensive End
What are Darien Mayo's top college choices? Darien Mayo's top college choices are Clemson
When did Darien Mayo commit to the Clemson Tigers Football Team? 2023-06-22
What school did Darien Mayo commit to play football for? Clemson
What is Darien Mayo's national rank? 148
What is Darien Mayo's overall rank? 148
What is Darien Mayo's Defensive End rank? 25
What is Darien Mayo's state rank in MD? 5
How tall is Darien Mayo? Darien Mayo currently stands at 6-7
How much does Darien Mayo weigh? Darien Mayo currently weighs in at 250 pounds
What is Darien Mayo's twitter? TheDCMayo
What state is Darien Mayo from? MD