CAREER HIGHS Tackles: 6, vs. Iowa State (2011)
Tackles For Loss: 1 4x, at Iowa State (2012)*
Fumbles Recovered: None
* Indicates most recent high
2012 All-Big 12 (Honorable Mention)... played in 11 games (0 starts) with six tackles (5 solo, 1 assisted) with 1.0 tackle for a loss and one quarterback hurry... collected one tackle (solo) against Baylor at Cowboys Stadium... made one tackle (assisted) at No. 3 Kansas State (10/27)... tallied a tackle (solo) against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... joined teammate WR Austin Zouzalik as a team captain against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... had one tackle (solo) for a loss at Iowa State (9/29)... posted one tackle and tallied one quarterback hurry at Texas State (9/8)... made one tackle (solo) in season opener against Northwestern State (9/1).
2011 Played in 10 games (6 starts) with 28 tackles (20 solo) with 3.0 tackles for a loss (loss of six yards) with one forced fumble... made multiple tackles in eight of 10 games played... collected four tackles (three solo) against No. 18 Baylor at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington (11/26)... made two tackles (both assisted) at Missouri (11/19)... recorded two tackles (one solo) and forced one fumble against No. 2 Oklahoma State (11/12)... made three tackles (two solo) at No. 25 Texas (11/5)... recorded six tackles (four solo) with one tackle for a loss against Iowa State (10/29)... made one tackle (solo and for a loss) against No. 17 Kansas State (10/15)... made two tackles (both solo) against Texas A&M (10/8)... recorded one tackle for a loss of four yards and notched four tackles (three solo) at Kansas (10/1)... made career debut while making first career start at right end and tallied four tackles (all solo) in season opener against Texas State (9/3).
HINDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE Hinds Community College in Raymond, Miss... four-star prospect by Rivals .... Three-star by Scout ... No. 8 on Superprep JUCO Top 100... first team all-conference... played in nine games with 47 tackles (36 solo), 15.5 tackles for a loss of 53 yards, 4.5 sacks for a loss of 19 yards and forced one fumble... Head Coach: Gene Murphy.
HIGH SCHOOL Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, Del... Head Coach: Robert Prunty.
PERSONAL Leon Mackey... born February 28, 1989... son of Angelia Ross... has a brother, Gary Smith, and a sister, Makeda... related to former Auburn defensive end Javor Mills, who played collegiately at Auburn... enjoys playing chess and working out... majoring in counseling at Texas Tech.