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Jerod Mayo


College: Tennessee

Hometown: Hampton, Va.

Experience: 5 years


Jerod Mayo began his coaching career as inside linebackers coach with the New England Patriots in 2019. Under Mayo's tutelage in his first coaching season, Dont'a Hightower earned his second career Pro Bowl nod after the eight-year veteran totaled 71 tackles, 5½ sacks, four passes defensed and one fumble returned for a touchdown as part of a defense that finished No. 1 in the NFL in total defense (275.9 yards per game) and scoring (14.1 points allowed per game).