Mayan Ahanotu
Mayan  Ahanotu

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Tampa, Fla.

High School:
Berkeley Prep

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 250

Position:
DL


OVERVIEW: A three-star recruit by 247Sports and ESPN • ranked the No. 24 strong-side defensive end and No. 98 overall recruit in Florida by 247Sports.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attends Berkeley Prep in Tampa Bay, Fla. • wore No. 72 for the Buccaneers • played offensive and defensive line • recorded 30 tackles and 5.5 sacks as a senior • accumulated 86 tackles, 28 tackles for a loss, 10 sacks and four forced fumbles during his first three years at Berkley Prep • also lettered in basketball • coached by Dominick Ciao.

PERSONAL: Son of Chidi and Joann Ahanotu • has two brothers (EJ and Amari) • father, Chidi, played college football at California and then played 12 years at defensive end in the NFL with five different teams • Chidi began and ended his 12-year NFL career with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (played for parts of nine seasons with the Bucs) and in total made 436 career tackles, 46.5 sacks and recovered seven fumbles • Chidi was named to the Top 100 All Time Buccaneers List coming in ranked No. 46.

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