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11 DeVonte Dedmon

Career Stats

FRESHMAN YEAR (2014)
Appeared in all 12 games and earned one start … Became W&M’s first true freshman to start at wide receiver since Terry Hammons in 1991 … Ranked third on the team with 24 receptions for 300 yards with a touchdown … Also totaled 13 carries for 98 yards with a touchdown … Averaged 13.9 yards per carry … Averaged 30.0 yards per kickoff return (11 returns) ... Recorded his first career touchdown with a 22-yard run in the win against Delaware … Posted his first touchdown catch (30 yards) at James Madison … Also totaled 174 all-purpose yards versus the Dukes despite  missing the entire fourth quarter due to an injury … Impressive effort at JMU included a 77-yard kickoff return … Totaled four catches for 67 yards in the win at Stony Brook … Earned his start during the Week 2 victory at Hampton, totaling four catches for 39 yards and three carries for 42 yards …

HIGH SCHOOL
Three-year letterwinner as quarterback, running back, wide receiver and defensive back for head coaches Obie Boykin and William Jarvis at Warhill High School … Selected to the Chesapeake Bowl All-Star Game as a wide receiver in 2013 … Also invited to a number of all-star camps including: Nike Football Training Camp; Top Gun; Blue Chips Challenge; U.S. Army National Combine … Ranked as the 49th best player in the state of Virginia by Athlon Sports Magazine … Ranked as the 94th best player in the state by the Roanoke Times … Two-star recruit by Rivals.com … Finished his career as the Bay Rivers District all-time scoring leader from the line of scrimmage … Among his highlights was a single-game school-record five-touchdown performance … Also posted a 339-yard rushing effort, which ranks as the second-best single-game performance in Bay Rivers District history … Second-team all-region selection and first-team All-Colonial Rivers Conference 25 choice as an all-purpose player in 2013 … Second-team All-Colonial Rivers Conference 25 selection as a running back and punt returner as a senior … 2013 All-Bay Rivers District Specialist … First-team All-757 Senior Team honoree as a defensive back and punt returner in 2013 … Posted an outstanding junior season in which he was honored as the Peninsula Male High School Athlete of the Year and the Peninsula Most Outstanding High School Football Player … Also chosen as the 2012 Daily Press Male High School Athlete of the Year and the Daily Press Offensive Player of the Year … Garnered the 2012 Virginia Gazette Player of the Year distinction and was named the 2012 Bay Rivers District Offensive Player of the Year … Earned honorable mention all-state honors by the Virginia High School Coaches Association and was a second-team all-state selection by VirginiaPreps.com following his junior season … All-757 Junior Team first-team wide receiver and second-team offense honoree in 2012 … First-team all-region and all-district choice as a utility back as a junior … Also garnered second-team all-district distinction as a defensive back … Honored as the Bay Rivers District Player of the Week five of the 10 weeks in 2012 … Nominated for the 757 Freedom Ford Player of the Week three of the 10 weeks … Honorable mention All-757 Team selection as a sophomore … Second-team all-district choice as both a wide receiver and a defensive back in 2011 … Named to the 2011 All-Freshman/Sophomore Team … First-team Group AA All-State Underclassmen Team honoree as an athlete in 2011 … Selected as the Bay Rivers District Player of the Week twice as a sophomore … Four-year letterwinner in basketball and track and field … Averaged 30 points per game as a senior … Set a single-game school record with 48 points, the second-best effort in district history … Placed fifth in the 200m (22.49) and sixth in the 100m (11.38) at the 2013 Group AA State Outdoor Track and Field Championship … Placed ninth in the long jump at the state meet as a sophomore … Member of the Academic Honor Roll and Guys Read Book Club … Assisted in establishing “Rights to Passage” program at WHS … Served as a school mentor and tutor … Volunteered at Toano Middle School summer football camps and participated in Full Court Press Charity Event … Volunteered with food drives …

PERSONAL
Son of Dennis and Gina Dedmon … Cousin BW Webb was an All-American at W&M and was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in 2013 … Enjoys drawing, helping/mentoring others and spending time with family.

Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 185
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Williamsburg, Va.
High School: Warhill
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