Football took home Team of the Year
Placed 151 student-athletes on the prestigious list
Eight guys currently vying for five starting spots
Team relaxes Wednesday evening at welcome party event
#BowlDogs with second-most number of selections in league
2014: Played in 11 games, starting in three ... Made his first career start against Northwestern State (9/20).
2013 (East Mississippi CC): Started all 12 games at left guard on Coach Buddy Stephens' 2013 NJCAA National Championship team at East Mississippi Community College.
High School: Prep standout at Brandon (MS) High School... 2012 Mississippi Association of Coaches (MAC) Class 6A All-State Second Team... 2012 Jackson Clarion-Ledger All-State First Team... Mississippi/Alabama All-Star Game participant... Member of the Bulldogs' 2012 MHSAA Class 6A state runners-up team... 2011 MAC Class 6A All-State Second Team.
Personal: David Kyle Mahaffey ... Son of Robert and Sandra Mahaffey ... Born on Jan. 17, 1995 in Brandon, Miss. ... Father, Robert, played football at Mississippi College (1978-81) ... Chose Louisiana Tech over Ole Miss, Louisiana-Lafayette, Georgia, Troy, Missouri, Utah State and Northern Colorado.