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Hurricanes defensive back Ryan Mayes no longer with team

Redshirt junior from Miami played mostly on special teams last season

Ryan Mayes is no longer a member of the Miami Hurricanes football team.
Ryan Mayes is no longer a member of the Miami Hurricanes football team.

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Defensive back Ryan Mayes is no longer a member of the Miami Hurricanes football team, the University of Miami announced Thursday in a statement.

Mayes, a redshirt junior from Miami, played in 11 games last season, primarily on special teams.

The Miami Northwestern Senior High School graduate was recruited by former head coach Al Golden and enrolled in January 2014, but he played sparingly during his tenure with the Hurricanes.

Mayes recorded just three tackles last season.

The school did not elaborate on Mayes' departure.

Mayes is the third Miami player to leave the program since June, along with cornerback Terrance Henley and tight end Jovani Haskins. Defensive lineman Gerald Willis took a leave of absence from the team and won't play in 2017.