#23 Jaylen Mahoney


Class Sophomore
Height 5'11"
Weight 185
Hometown Rock Hill, S.C.
High School South Pointe

As a Sophomore (2020)
• Second career fumble recovery at No. 10/11 Texas A&M
• Career-high 10 tackles and personal-best 2.0 for loss against South Carolina
• Nine stops in the matchup with Ole Miss
• Career-high tying 10 stops at Mississippi State

As a Freshman (2019)
• One of five true freshmen to see action
• 12 games played
• Started at nickel back against South Carolina, Florida, Kentucky and Tennessee
• 23 tackles (10 solo), 1.5 tackles for loss, an interception, one fumble recovery and two defensed passes
• Interception came in finale at Tennessee
• Five tackles against South Carolina
• Three stops against Georgia, Missouri, Florida and Kentucky
• 10-yard tackle for loss against LSU

The Mahoney File
• Prepped at South Pointe (S.C.)
• Three-star prospect by ESPN, Rivals and 247Sports
• 150 tackles, 35 passes defended and 10 interceptions during prep career
• 42 solo tackles and four interceptions as a senior
• Led team to 10-2 record in 2018
• Led team to 15-0 record and 4A state title in 2017
• 2018 Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas All-Star Game
• Two-time all-region
• Full name is Jaylen Elijah Mahoney
• Born in Rock Hill, S.C.
• Son of Ronald and Kim Mahoney
• Two brothers (Jordan and Maliek) and four sisters (Jariana, Breyana, Shana and Mya)
• National Honor Society member
• Majoring in human and organizational development

Career Highs
Total Tackles: 5, at South Carolina, 11/2/2019
Solo Tackles: 2, (3x), last vs. Kentucky, 11/16/2019
Tackles for Loss: 1.0, vs. LSU, 9/21/2019
Fumble Recovery: 1, vs. UNLV, 10/12/2019
Interceptions: 1, at Tennessee, 11/30/2019