WEBER STATE: Last name is pronounced MY-lay. ... Earned FIRST TEAM ALL-BIG SKY CONFERENCE honors in 2007. ... He is asolid runner in short yardage situations, an excellent receiver out of the backfield and tremendous body strength as a blocker making him one of the most versatile fullbacks in the league. ... Will most likely be looked at by pro scouts this season because his ability to do many things at a high energy level.
2007: ...Had 21 carries for 42 yards and one touchdown (@Portland State). ... Caught 18 passes for 143 yards and served as a blocker for teammate Trevyn Smith who was the 2006 and 2007 Big Sky rushing leader. ... Had a career high six receptions for 53 yards at home vs. Montana State.
2006: ...Played in all 11 games. ... Earned HONORABLE MENTION ALL-BIG SKY CONFERENCE honors. ... Had a season best rushing game of 40 yards on seven carries at home vs. Portland State. ... Had rushing touchdowns of one-yard each vs. Southern Utah and at Northern Arizona. ... Had a season high four receptions at Northern Arizona (43 yards, 1 TD) and a season high 47 yards (3 catches, 1 TD) at home vs. Montana. ... Had a 32-yard pass reception for a touchdown at Sacramento State. ... Showed more versatility with four kickoff returns for 54 yards (13.5 ypr) with a long of 20 yards vs. Southern Utah. ... Third leading receiver for the Wildcats behind Marky Filipe (459 yds) and Terry Larsen (365 yards)
2005: He had a long run of 12 yards @Fresno State and 12 yards on two carries in the same game. ... Had one reception for seven yards in the season opener vs. Western State and had a 25-yard kickoff return on special teams vs. @North Dakota State. ... Suffered a knee injury vs. Northern Arizona in the fourth game of the year and saw limited action in just two other games (@Eastern Washington and @Portland State) during the season.
HIGH SCHOOL: ...Played for Coach Ray Groth, helping the Rams to an 11-2 mark in 2004 and into the state semifinal game where they lost to eventual champion, Timpview. ... Rushed for 1,206 yards and 16 touchdowns in 2004, averaging 8.16 yards per carry. ... Named First Team All-State Class 4A by the Deseret Morning News and Salt Lake Tribune. ... Played on the varsity team for four years and was a starter for three. ..."Has a great work ethic. No one will out-work him in the weightroom." according to Groth.
PERSONAL: Full Name: Marcus Anthony Mailei. Born: October 30, 1986. Major: History Teaching. ... Is an Eagle Scout.
YEAR G-GS NO GAIN LOST NET TDs AvgRsh YPG LG RUN MOST YARDS
2005 5-0 4 20 0 20 0 5.00 4.00 12 / @Fresno St. 12 / @Fresno St.
2006 11-11 15 80 8 72 2 4.80 6.54 31 / Portland St. 40 / Portland St.