Rookie Defensive Lineman Derrick Lyles signs with Mammoths

Lyles NAL

Texas Southern Lineman joins the Herd

PORTLAND- Derrick Lyles (6’2, 285) signs with the Maine Mammoths for his first year of arena football.  

Lyles played college football at Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas. Lyles was a TSU Tiger from 2014-2017 and finished his college playing career with 59 total tackles, 5.5 pass deflections and two sacks.

Lyles is a native of Wesson, Mississippi and played high school football at Wesson High School where he played tight end and linebacker. On the defensive side of the ball, Lyles finished his high school career with 214 total tackles, three sacks and two fumble recoveries.

The Maine Mammoths are members of the National Arena League (NAL). Founded in 2017, the Maine Mammoths will play their inaugural season in 2018 at the Cross Insurance arena in Portland, ME.  Mammoth Season Ticket Memberships are on sale now call (207) 228-1138 or visit Follow the Mammoths on Facebook at, and

The National Arena League was founded in 2016 and hosted its inaugural season in 2017 as the premier league in arena football. The National Arena League will kick off its second season in April of 2018. For more information regarding expansion opportunities or partnerships, contact Commissioner Chris Siegfried at or Expansion Chairman Jeff Bouchy at For more information about the NAL visit,,,

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