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Demarcus Ayers
WR #15
Height:
5-9
Weight:
190
Age:
22
College:
Houston
Hometown:
Lancaster, TX
Experience:
1

Quick Stats (2016):

REC
6
YDS
53
AVG
8.8
TDS
1
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 6 53 8.8 15 1 2 -12 -6 0 0 0 0
2016 PIT 2 1 6 53 8.8 15 1 2 -12 -6 0 0 -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYdsAvgLngTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
15 @CIN W 24-20 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16 BAL W 31-27 1 9 9 9 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
17 CLE W 27-24 5 44 8.8 15 1 2 -12 -6 0 0 -- --

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Biography

PRO (2-1/2-1):

2016 (2-1/2-1): Inactive 12/18 at Cincinnati...Promoted to the active roster on December 12, 2016.

  • 12/25 vs. Baltimore: Made his NFL debut…caught his first career reception for nine yards on the game-winning drive…drew a defensive pass interference penalty early in the fourth quarter that set up RB Le’Veon Bell’s seven-yard touchdown run.
  • 1/1 vs. Cleveland: Totaled single-game career highs in receptions (5), receiving yards (44) and receiving touchdowns (1)…his 11-yard touchdown was the first receiving touchdown in his career.

PRO (2-1/2-1):

2016 (2-1/2-1): Inactive 12/18 at Cincinnati...Promoted to the active roster on December 12, 2016.

  • 12/25 vs. Baltimore: Made his NFL debut…caught his first career reception for nine yards on the game-winning drive…drew a defensive pass interference penalty early in the fourth quarter that set up RB Le’Veon Bell’s seven-yard touchdown run.
  • 1/1 vs. Cleveland: Totaled single-game career highs in receptions (5), receiving yards (44) and receiving touchdowns (1)…his 11-yard touchdown was the first receiving touchdown in his career.

    CAREER NOTES
    Finished his Houston career third on the program’s chart for career kickoff return yards with 1,613.

    2015 SEASON
    Named to The American’s first-team as a receiver and return specialists…started all 14 games, leading The American and finishing sixth in the nation with 98 catches for 1,222 receiving yards (18th-most)…his 98 catches were eight-best on the school’s single-season list and his 1,222 receiving yards were ninth-most…added 28 punt returns for 290 yards (10.4 average) and a touchdown...led all receiver with nine catches for 82 yards vs. Florida State in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, and threw for a 20-yard touchdown pass…had a career-best 161 receiving yards on eight catches and one score in win vs. Navy…hauled in a career-high 13 catches for 127 receiving yards in win vs. Memphis…rushed for his first career touchdown and returned a punt 73 yards for a touchdown, finishing with six catches for 93 yards in win at Tulane.

    2014 SEASON
    Saw action in all 13 games, making eight starts…tallied 33 catches for 335 yards and two touchdowns, while adding 34 kickoff returns for 592 yards…had two grabs for 29 yards and returned four kickoffs for 50 yards in the Armed Forces Bowl victory…caught 10 passes for 95 yards at Cincinnati…generated 90 receiving yards on seven catches to go along with three kickoff returns for 81 yards vs. UCF.

    2013 SEASON
    Served as the primary kick returner and started the final three games at receiver…earned The American Co-Special Teams Player of the Year honors, and was a first-team selection as a kick returner…led the conference (12th in the nation) with a 27.6 kickoff return average (37-1,021)…his 1,021 kickoff return yards set a program freshman record and were second-most in team history…posted 100 kickoff return yards or more in five games, and his 12 kickoff returns of 30 or more yards were second-most.

    HIGH SCHOOL
    Generated 1,337 rushing yards and 16 touchdowns on 184 carries as a senior, along with six catches for 180 yards and three touchdowns, leading Lancaster High School to a state title game…threw for 1,823 yards and 22 touchdowns (10 interceptions) in senior campaign…named MVP of the 2012 IFAF U-19 World Championship, as he led Team USA with seven catches for 155 yards and a score in title game victory vs. American Samoa…totaled 445 rushing yards (44 carries) and five touchdowns, along with 21 catches for 364 yards and six scores as a junior…was the school’s starting point guard in basketball.

    PERSONAL
    Son of Mark Ayers and Bernice Edwards.