Career Highlights

  • Selected by the Packers with the first of two seventh-round picks (No. 238 overall) in the 2017 NFL Draft, a pick that was acquired from Denver along with a fifth-round pick (No. 175 overall) in exchange for Green Bay’s fifth-round pick (No. 172 overall).
  • Became the first running back to be drafted by Green Bay out of Utah State and just the fourth Utah State RB to be drafted in the past 34 years.
  • Rushed for 1,225 yards and 12 TDs on 202 carries (6.1 avg.) in two seasons at Utah State (2015-16), appearing in 19 games with eight starts.
  • Was limited to just six games as a senior in 2016 due to knee and ankle injuries, but rushed for a career-high 208 yards on just 18 carries (11.6 avg.) and matched his career best with three rushing TDs in the season opener vs. Weber State.
  • Led the Aggies in rushing yards (966), rushing attempts (165) and rushing TDs (nine) as a junior in 2015. Ranked third in the conference in yards per carry (5.9 avg.).
  • Posted three multi-TD games as a junior and registered a rushing TD in four consecutive games.
  • Earned Southwest Junior College Football Conference recognition as a sophomore in 2014 at Blinn College (Brenham, Texas) after he rushed for 557 yards and three TDs on 57 carries (9.8 avg.) in six games.
  • Spent his freshman season at Tyler (Texas) Junior College in 2012.
  • Was a two-time Class 4A District 20 first-team selection at Livingston (Texas) High School, rushing for 1,023 yards and 19 TDs on 169 carries (6.1 avg.) as a junior.
  • Earned his degree in interdisciplinary studies with an emphasis in health and wellness.

HIGH SCHOOL

Was a two-time Class 4A District 20 first-team selection at Livingston (Texas) High School…Helped the Lions to a 7-3 record and an appearance in the 4A Region III playoffs as a senior, rushing for 600 yards and eight TDs on 58 carries (10.3 avg.)…Posted 1,023 yards rushing and 19 TDs on 169 carries (6.1 avg.) as a junior, adding 11 catches for 90 yards (8.2 avg.)…Lettered twice in powerlifting as well as track, competing in the 100-meter event and the shot put.

PERSONAL

Given name Devante Roshard Mays…Nickname is “Bull”…Born in Livingston, Texas …Single…Is one of 10 children in his family…Visited schools and spoke to students while he was in college…Residence: Livingston, Texas.