Deontay Anderson

Deontay  Anderson

Houston, Texas

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 221




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 • 2016 Second Team Freshman All-SEC (Athlon)

2017: Did not see action and was redshirted.

2016: Freshman All-SEC second team (Athlon) ... True freshman saw action in every game with one start at Rover safety ... Also played on special teams ... Finished with 32 tackles, 1.5 TFLs and an INT on the year ... Earned first letter ... vs. #4 Florida State (9/5/16): Made his college debut as a backup Rover and on special teams, recording two tackles (one solo) ... vs. Wofford (9/10/16): Collected seven tackles (one solo) with 0.5 TFL ... vs. #1 Alabama (9/17/16): Made two tackles (one solo) ... vs. #11 Georgia (9/24/16): Posted four tackles (three solo) with a TFL ... vs. Memphis (10/1/16): Made one tackle ... at #23 LSU (10/22/16): Made two tackles (one solo) ... vs. #15 Auburn (10/29/16): Made two solo stops ... vs. Georgia Southern (11/5/16): Tallied three tackles (one solo) ... at #8 Texas A&M (11/12/16): Made three tackles (two solo) and snagged his first career interception that sealed the Rebels’ dramatic come-from-behind win in the final seconds of the contest ... at Vanderbilt (11/19/16): Made three tackles (two solo) ... vs. Mississippi State (11/26/16): Made first career start (Rover) and tallied three solo stops ... Member of the 2016 signing class.

HIGH SCHOOL: An Under Armour All-America selection ... A consensus 4-star recruit ... Rated the nation’s No. 1 safety by ESPN and ranked No. 41 in the ESPN300 ... Rated by Scout as the No. 4 safety and No. 2 recruit out of the state of Texas ... Rated by Rivals as the No. 3 safety and No. 10 recruit out of the state of Texas ... Ranked by 247Sports as the No. 2 safety and No. 8 recruit out of the state of Texas ... 2015 Nike Opening Finalist ... Had 40 tackles (32 solo) his senior year ... Tabbed first team All-State by USA Today and second team by the Associated Press ... Coached in high school by Kirk Martin ... High school teammate of fellow Rebel D’Vaughn Pennamon ... Won the Texas 6A state championship in the 200-meter dash with a time of 20.99 his junior year.

PERSONAL: Son of Michael and Hava Anderson ... Born: Nov. 11, 1997 ... Father played with the USFL’s Houston Gamblers ... Uncle Greg “Cadillac” Anderson played 11 years in the NBA ... Has an obsession with fruit snacks ... Enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts.





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