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Donte Deayon (born January 28, 1994) is an American football cornerback for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Boise State, and was signed by the New York Giants as an undrafted free agent in 2016.

Donte Deayon
Practice Squad
Deayon in 2017
No. 38 – Los Angeles Rams
Position:Cornerback
Personal information
Born: (1994-01-28) January 28, 1994 (age 25)
Rialto, California
Height:5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight:159 lb (72 kg)
Career information
High school:Summit (Fontana, California)
College:Boise State
Undrafted:2016
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Total tackles:16
Forced fumbles:0
Fumble recoveries:1
Pass deflections:3
Interceptions:0
Player stats at NFL.com

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College careerEdit

Deayon played for Boise State as a 150-pound cornerback. He was named to the All-Mountain West Second Team for three straight seasons.[1]

Professional careerEdit

New York GiantsEdit

Deayon signed with the New York Giants as an undrafted free agent on May 6, 2016.[2] He was waived on September 3, 2016 and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[3][4] He was released on October 13, 2016. He signed a reserve/future contract with the Giants on January 9, 2017.

On September 2, 2017, Deayon was waived by the Giants and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[5][6] He was promoted to the active roster on October 12, 2017.[7] He was placed on injured reserve on November 27, 2017 after suffering a fractured forearm.[8]

On October 16, 2018, Deayon was waived by the Giants to make room for wide receiver Bennie Fowler.[9]

Los Angeles RamsEdit

On December 12, 2018, Deayon was signed to the Los Angeles Rams practice squad.[10] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Rams on February 6, 2019.[11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Former Summit star Deayon signs with N.Y. Giants in NFL". Fontana Herald News.
  2. ^ Eisen, Michael (May 6, 2016). "Giants sign four draft picks & 14 undrafted free agents". Giants.com. Archived from the original on August 3, 2017. Retrieved September 8, 2017.
  3. ^ Eisen, Michael (September 3, 2016). "New York Giants announce 20 roster moves". Giants.com. Retrieved September 8, 2017.
  4. ^ Eisen, Michael (September 4, 2016). "Giants announce practice squad; claim DT Robert Thomas". Giants.com. Retrieved September 8, 2017.
  5. ^ Eisen, Michael (September 2, 2017). "New York Giants announce 2017 53-man roster". Giants.com. Archived from the original on December 5, 2017.
  6. ^ Eisen, Michael (September 3, 2017). "Giants sign eight players to practice squad". Giants.com. Archived from the original on October 8, 2017.
  7. ^ Eisen, Michael (October 12, 2017). "Giants call up Donte Deayon to fill DRC's roster spot". Giants.com.
  8. ^ Eisen, Michael (November 27, 2017). "Giants place OL Fluker, CB Deayon, LB Grant, and LB Skinner on IR". Giants.com.
  9. ^ Eisen, Michael (October 16, 2018). "Giants sign WR Bennie Fowler, waive CB Donte Deayon among roster moves". Giants.com.
  10. ^ "Rams Signing CB Donte Deayon To Practice Squad". NFL Trade Rumors. December 12, 2018.
  11. ^ Simmons, Myles (February 6, 2019). "Rams sign four players to free agent contracts". TheRams.com.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Donte Deayon at Wikimedia Commons