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Safety
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
City/State: Dacula, Ga.
High School: Archer

Bio

Career Statistics

2019: Returning All-ACC pick and starting safety ... preseason All-ACC selection by Athlon Sports (4th team) and Phil Steele’s College Football Preview (4th team) ... missed the 2019 spring campaign while continuing to recover from surgery November 11, 2018, to address a fractured left ankle suffered during Duke’s victory over North Carolina on November 10 ... in 35 career games (12 starts), has 127 tackles, 6.5 TFL, 0.5 sack, two caused fumbles, one fumble recovery, three PBUs and one QB pressure ... has played 1,347 career snaps ... owns five games with 10+ tackles including a career-high 11 stops against Army West Point in 2018 ... reached 10 stops versus Northern Illinois in 2017 and Northwestern, Virginia Tech and Virginia in 2018 ... owns 2+ tackles in 21 games ... enters the 2019 season having recorded 2+ tackles in 13 straight games.

2018 Game-by-Game Statistics
2018:
Honorable mention All-ACC pick at safety ... started the first 10 games of the year before suffering season-ending left ankle injury during Duke’s victory over North Carolina on November 10 ... underwent surgery November 11 to address the fracture ... totaled 73 tackles, 2.0 TFL, 0.5 sack, two caused fumbles, one fumble recovery and one PBU ... ranked 12th in the ACC with 7.30 tackles per game ... reached 10+ tackles four times with a season-high 11 stops versus Army West Point in the season opener ... tallied 10 tackles against Northwestern, Virginia Tech and Virginia ... named the ACC Defensive Back of the Week after recording seven tackles, one caused fumble, one fumble recovery and one PBU in Duke’s win at Baylor ... credited with one caused fumble versus Army West Point ... tallied first career sack against Virginia ... ended the season ranked as the 13th best safety in the ACC by Pro Football Focus (PFF) ... ranked as the 10th best coverage safety in the league by PFF ... on the field for 749 snaps.

2017 Game-by-Game Statistics
2017: 
Played in all 13 games with two starts ... earned starting assignments against Wake Forest and Northern Illinois ... totaled 41 tackles, 2.0 TFL, two PBUs and one QB pressure ... tied for the team lead with seven tackles on Duke’s kickoff coverage unit ... posted 6+ tackles in five games including a season-high 10 stops in the Quick Lane Bowl win over Northern Illinois ... added 1.0 TFL against the Huskies as Duke established a Quick Lane Bowl record for fewest rushing yards allowed (65) ... had eight tackles, two PBUs and one QB pressure in first collegiate start at Wake Forest ... posted seven tackles in the victory over Georgia Tech ... on the field for 423 snaps.

2016 Game-by-Game Statistics
2016: Played in all 12 games ... totaled 13 tackles and 2.5 TFL ... had 2+ tackles in five games including a season-high three stops against N.C. Central ... also had a season-high 2.0 TFL in the win over the Eagles ... one of eight true freshmen to earn varsity letter ... on the field for 175 total snaps.

PRIOR TO DUKE: Four-year letterman at Archer High School under head coach Andy Dyer ... four-star prospect according to ESPN.com, 247Sports.com and Scout.com ... charted at No. 282 on the ESPN300 ... ranked as the No. 10 safety in the country by 247Sports.com and Scout.com, No. 17 by ESPN.com and the No. 33 cornerback by Rivals.com ... two-time first team all-state pick by the Georgia Sports Writers Association (Class 6A) as a junior and senior ... three-time Gwinnett Daily Post first team all-county choice ... named to the Metro Atlanta All-Star Team following final season ... as a senior, posted 101 tackles and one INT ... contributed 25 receptions for 347 yards and five TDs to go along with 20 carries for 132 yards and a score ... helped the Tigers capture 11 wins for the third straight season, finishing 11-2 with an appearance in the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) Class 6A state quarterfinals ... during junior campaign, recorded 142 tackles, four INTs, 13 PBUs and one caused fumble en route to earning Defensive Player of the Year accolades from the Gwinnett Daily Post ... a USA Today American Family Insurance ALL-USA Georgia team member ... as a junior, carded 1,033 all-purpose yards and 18 TDs as the Tigers went 11-4 and advanced to the GHSA state championship game ... during sophomore season, led Archer with 113 tackles and tallied three INTs while catching 39 passes for 382 yards and four TDs ... added 44 carries for 265 yards and six scores ... guided the Tigers to an 11-1 overall record and second round of the GHSA 6A playoffs ... helped squad capture the 6A Region 8 championship with an 8-0 record ... during freshman year, had one INT as team went 6-4.

PERSONAL: Born November 22, 1997 ... majoring in sociology while pursuing a certificate in markets and management ... son of Crystal and Cedric Singleton ... father lettered three seasons (1989-90-91) in football at Louisiana Tech University, helping the Bulldogs to a three-year ledger of 21-8-4 including an appearance in the 1990 Independence Bowl ... brother, Deondre, lettered four seasons (2013-14-15-16) as a safety at Duke, totaling 272 tackles, 12.5 TFL, four INTs, 17 PBUs, six caused fumbles, four fumble recoveries and three QB pressures while helping the Blue Devils to 31 wins, the 2013 ACC Coastal Division championship and three bowl game berths (2013 Chick-fil-A, 2014 Hyundai Sun & 2015 New Era Pinstripe).

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