During his UNC career, he set school records in the power clean (320 lbs.) and 40-yard dash (4.24) by a wide receiver.
He ranked third in the ACC as a freshmen in 2003 with a 26.0 yards per kickoff return average and was fifth in the conference in that category as a sophomore with 23.1 yards per return. In his three seasons at North Carolina, he totaled 63 receptions, 957 yards and caught five touchdowns.
Mason was a highly regarded prospect out of Rocky Mount, N.C. native, ranked the No. 18 wideout in the nation by Scout.com. He joined a UNC recruiting class that had two other Top 25-ranked receivers -- Jesse Holley (team-high 47 catches and 670 yards in '05) and Adarius Bowman (dismissed from the team in February and now at Oklahoma State).