40 - Mario Paylor
Height: 5-9
Weight: 230
Year: r-Jr.
Hometown: Bahama, N.C.
High School: Northern Durham
Position: LB
Major: Sport Management

Elected team captain for the second year in a row… savvy defender special teams veteran…Stands fourth in Guilford's all-time history with 14.5 sacks and earned Second Team All-ODAC honors in 2005... 2007: Started in all 10 games for the Quakers... ranked first on the team with 13.5 tackles for a loss of 69 yards, which ranked second in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC)... stood eighth on the team with 41 tackles (28 solo)... had a team-best 3.5 sacks for a loss of 20 yards and two fumble recoveries... had seven total tackles including two tackles for a loss of 25 yards, one sack for seven yards, and a recovered fumble against Washington and Lee University... contributed two sacks among his three tackles in the Sept. 15 win over Averett University... 2006: Team captain… ranked 51st among NCAA Division III sacks per game leaders (0.8)… led the Quakers with a career-high 7.5 sacks, the seventh-best total in school history… ranked second on the team in tackles for loss, fourth in tackles… named ODAC Defensive Player of the Week after a career-high 12-tackle effort versus Methodist… had a personal-best three sacks among his four tackles at Emory & Henry, the second-best total in school history… started the year at linebacker… 2005: Second Team All-ODAC... led the league in fumble recoveries (3)… ranked second on the team and 12th in the ODAC in tackles per game (6.5)... made 12 tackles against Methodist (9/10)... returned a fumble 57 yards for a score versus Washington and Lee... 2003: Ranked second on the team with 6.5 tackles for loss and led the ODAC with four fumble recoveries… made nine tackles (7 solo) and returned a fumble 20 yards for a touchdown versus Washington and Lee, earning team Defensive Player of the Week honors… made eight stops and forced a fumble at Catholic… 2002: Made two tackles behind the line at Carson-Newman… missed the rest of the season due to a calcification in his arm that required season-ending surgery… Personal: Considering a college coaching career after Guilford… three-time all-area and All-PAC 6 Conference football player for coach Gary Merrill ‘81 at Northern Durham H.S… helped the Knights to three straight PAC-6 titles… also an all-conference wrestler and track performer… captained all three teams… placed second at the 2002 4-A state wrestling championships at 215 pounds… graduated with a school-record 106 wrestling wins… son of Phyllis Evans.