Deebo Samuel

Football Player

Deebo Samuel was born in Inman, South Carolina, United States on January 15th, 1996 and is the Football Player. At the age of 28, Deebo Samuel biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

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January 15, 1996
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Inman, South Carolina, United States
28 years old
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American Football Player
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Deebo Samuel Life

Tyshun "Deebo" Samuel (born January 15, 1996) is an American football wide receiver for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL).

He played college football at South Carolina.

Early years

Samuel attended Chapman High School in Inman, South Carolina, where he played high school football and was coached by Mark Hodge. As a senior, he led his team to the semifinals of the AAA playoffs. During his career, Samuel had 166 catches for 2,751 yards and 36 touchdowns; he rushed 133 times for 898 yards and 13 touchdowns. He finished with a record 53 career touchdowns, 94 tackles and 12 interceptions. He won the High School Sports Report Class AAA Offensive Player of the Year, and played in the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas. Samuel was rated as a three-star recruit by the 247 composite. He committed to the University of South Carolina to play college football.

Personal life

Samuel was given the nickname "Deebo" by his father, Galen, after the character Deebo played by Tiny Lister Jr. in the 1995 movie Friday.


Deebo Samuel Career

College career

Samuel redshirted in his first year of 2014.

Samuel appeared in five games in total, with three of them getting off the field and dealing with injuries. In the season opener against North Carolina, he sustained a hamstring injury. Samuel had 12 receptions for 161 yards on the season.

Samuel played in ten games and led the team with 783 yards and six touchdowns. He had 14 receptions for 190 receiving yards in the Birmingham Bowl against the United States Football Association.

Samuel punched back the first game of the season against NC State for a touchdown and had five catches for 83 yards for two touchdowns. Samuel threw a touchdown on a kickoff and finished with five catches for 45 yards, as well as running the ball twice for 30 yards and a touchdown in Week 2 against Missouri. On the first play from scrimmage Samuel, he intercepted a 68-yard touchdown pass from Gamecock quarterback Jake Bentley in Week 3. Samuel did not play three full games this season, but he did have two kickoff returns for two touchdowns in a combined 194 yards after suffering a season-ending injury later in the season.

Samuel was given a pass by Jake Bentley in Week 3 against Kentucky, with 2:27 remaining in the third quarter, and was awkwardly tackled by Derrick Baity Jr. of Kentucky, bending his leg back. Samuel had broken his right fibula and would miss the remainder of the season, according to head coach Will Muschamp after the game. Despite the injury, Samuel was expected to return later this year, but he did not recover from a sprained foot in rehab, and will not recover. Marcus Lattimore, a former football player who sustained significant knee injuries in college, had a cheer for Samuel after his injury: "I know you are down and sick, and you seem to be far away now." They aren't there. This is a chance to show people how to beat adversity, because Deebo, the entire state of South Carolina, is obsessed with this one.

Samuel announced on November 5, 2017 that he would return for his senior season. Samuel finished the 2018 season with 882 yards receiving and 11 touchdowns, his best game of the season came against Clemson, where he caught 10 passes for 210 yards and three touchdowns. He did not want to play in the 2018 Belk Bowl, the Gamecocks' bowl game. He was later selected to play in the 2019 Senior Bowl.

Professional career

Samuel was selected by the San Francisco 49ers in the second round (36th overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft. On July 25, 2019, he began a four-year contract with the 49ers.

In Deebo Samuel's 31-17 road victory, he made his NFL debut against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, catching three passes for 17 yards and missing a fumble. The 49ers defeated the Cincinnati Bengals by a score of 41–17 in their next game against the Bengals. He passed for 87 yards and his first NFL touchdown. In a 51-13 victory over the Carolina Panthers, Samuel passed for 19 yards and rushed for 29 yards and a touchdown on Week 8. In the 27-24 overtime loss, two weeks later against the Seattle Seahawks on Monday Night Football, he had eight passes for 112 yards. Samuel passed for 134 yards in the 36–26 victory over the Arizona Cardinals in their next game. Samuel will have two more touchdown grabs against the Green Bay Packers and Baltimore Ravens over the next two games, as well as another rushing score against the Los Angeles Rams in Week 16. In the 26-21 road win over the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday Night Football, he caught five passes for 102 yards and rushed twice for 33 yards and a touchdown.

Samuel rushed twice for 53 yards and caught five passes for 39 yards during the 31-20 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. His 53 passing yards were the most by a wide receiver in Super Bowl history.

Samuel was placed on the non-football injury list at the start of training camp on July 28, 2020. He was scheduled to arrive on September 5, 2020, but he was put on injured reserve on September 12. He was activated on October 3rd. He was commissioned on the reserve/COVID-19 list by the team on November 4, and activated two days later. In Week 12 against the Los Angeles Rams, he had 11 receptions for 133 receiving yards. Samuel had 33 receptions for 391 receiving yards and one touchdown on the 2020 season.

Samuel passed for 189 yards and a touchdown on a road victory over the Detroit Lions on season-opening 43–33. Samuel had six catches for 171 yards in a 33–22 victory over the Bears, earning NFC Offensive Player of the Week. Samuel had five catches for 97 yards and five touchdowns in a 31–10 victory over the Rams in Week 10, earning his second NFC Offensive Player of the Week award of the season.

Samuel Samuel started playing in the backfield more often and take advantage of his play-making skills over the course of the season. Samuel was elected to the Pro Bowl for 2021. Samuel had more rushing touchdowns ((6)) in a single season for the first time by a wide receiver in NFL history. Samuel threw a 24-yard touchdown pass against the Los Angeles Rams in a must-win week 18 matchup, totaling 164 yards. Samuel finished the regular season with 77 receptions for 1,405 receiving yards and six receiving touchdowns. Samuel had 59 attempts for 365 passing yards and eight touchdowns, the most by a wide receiver in a season. Samuel also threw for a touchdown.

Samuel ran for 38 yards against the Dallas Cowboys in the Wild Card Round, and rushed for 72 yards and a touchdown off ten attempts in the 23–17 win.

Samuel coined the phrase "wide back" to refer to his position as a wide receiver who started running back midway through the 2022 NFL season.

Samuel asked to be fired during the 2022 offseason, but he did not attend training camp, and finally, on July 31, 2022, the three-year contract extension was signed with a three-year, $78.1 million guarantee was signed.

Samuel had six catches for 115 yards and a touchdown against the Los Angeles Rams in Week 4, a 57 yard catch-and-run victory.


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Delighted NFL fans are already raving about new Netflix show 'Receiver' after it dropped on Wednesday. The streamer's follow-up to its smash hit 'Quarterback' follows five of the best pass catchers in the NFL.  Justin Jefferson of the Minnesota Vikings, Davante Adams from the Las Vegas Raiders, Amon-Ra St. Brown of the Detroit Lions and San Francisco 49ers teammates George Kittle and Deebo Samuel were all filmed last season.

Aaron Rodgers already 'excited' to link up with Malachi Corley, says Jets head coach Robert Saleh... after New York took the West Kentucky receiver with 65th pick in the NFL Draft, April 27, 2024
Aaron Rodgers is licking his lips at the prospect of playing with new Jets receiver Malachi Corley next season, head coach Robert Saleh has revealed. Corley, the West Kentucky receiver who has drawn comparisons with San Francisco 49ers star Deebo Samuel, was selected by New York with the 65th overall pick in the third round of the NFL Draft on Friday. Straight after the Jets made their choice, star quarterback Rodgers posted an eyes emoji on his X account to seemingly endorse the pick, before sending a text to Saleh to express his excitement at playing with the 22-year-old.
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