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Devonta Freeman

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Devonta Freeman born March 15, 1992 is an American football running back for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League NFL He was drafted by the Falcons in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft He played college football at Florida State

Contents

  • 1 High school career
  • 2 College career
    • 21 2011 season
    • 22 2012 season
    • 23 2013 season
    • 24 Career statistics
  • 3 Professional career
    • 31 2014 season: Rookie year
    • 32 2015 season: Breakout season
    • 33 2016 season: Super Bowl LI appearance
    • 34 2017 season
  • 4 Career statistics
  • 5 Personal life
  • 6 References
  • 7 External links

High school career

Freeman attended Miami Central High School in West Little River, Florida He helped lead the Rockets football team to the 2010 Class 6A state championship and was named the MVP after gaining 308 yards on 36 carries, falling just 20 yards shy of a state championship game record As a senior, he ran for a Miami-Dade County leading 2,208 yards and 26 touchdowns, and also recorded 663 rushing yards and six touchdowns in the final two games of the state playoffs

Considered a 4-star recruit by Rivalscom, he was rated the best running back in the nation He committed to Florida State on June 24, 2010

College career

Freeman attended and played college football for Florida State from 2011–2013

2011 season

As a freshman at Florida State, Freeman immediately became a major contributor to the Seminoles' running game In his collegiate debut against Louisiana-Monroe, he had 24 rushing yards and his first collegiate rushing touchdown On October 15, against Duke, he had 109 rushing yards and a touchdown In the next game against Maryland, he had 100 rushing yards and a touchdown In the next game, against North Carolina State, he was limited to only 17 rushing yards but had his third straight game with a rushing touchdown The next game, against Boston College, he had 62 rushing yards and two more rushing touchdowns In the in-state rivalry game against the Florida Gators, he had 44 rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns He recorded 120 carries for 579 yards and eight touchdowns

2012 season

In the second game of his sophomore season, he had 69 rushing yards and a rushing touchdown against Savannah State On October 20, he had 70 rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns against the Miami Hurricanes In the next game against Duke, he had 104 rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns After a forgettable performance against Virginia Tech in which he had -5 rushing yards on seven carries, he had 148 rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns against Maryland Florida State finished with a 10–2 regular season record and qualified for the conference championship game In the ACC Championship against Georiga Tech, he had 59 rushing yards and a rushing touchdown in the 21–15 victory As a sophomore in 2012, he had 111 carries for 660 yards and eight touchdowns

2013 season

In the second game of the season, against Nevada, Freeman had 109 rushing yards and a touchdown In the next game against Bethune-Cookman, he had 112 rushing yards and a touchdown On October 5, against Maryland, he started a streak of ten straight games with a rushing touchdown On October 26, against North Carolina State, he had 92 rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns In the next game, against Miami, he had 78 rushing yards and two more rushing touchdowns to go along with 98 receiving yards and receiving touchdown On November 23, against Idaho, he had 129 rushing yards and a rushing touchdown As a junior, Freeman was a first-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference ACC selection and helped the Florida State Seminoles win the 2014 BCS National Championship Game over Auburn by a score of 34–31 He rushed for over 1,000 yards, the first Seminole to do so since Warrick Dunn in 1996 Freeman finished the season with career highs in rushing yards 1,016, receiving yards 278, and touchdowns 15 despite splitting carries with James Wilder, Jr and Karlos Williams in Florida State's backfield He led the Seminoles in rushing in each of his three seasons in Tallahassee

On January 11, 2014, Freeman announced he would forego his senior season and enter the 2014 NFL Draft

Career statistics

Rushing Receiving
Year Team Att Yards Avg Long TDs Rec Yards TDs
2011 Florida State 120 579 48 41 8 15 111 0
2012 Florida State 111 660 59 47 8 10 86 0
2013 Florida State 173 1,016 59 60 14 22 278 1
Career 404 2,255 56 60 30 47 475 1

Professional career

Freeman was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the fourth round 103rd overall of the 2014 NFL Draft He was the eighth running back selected in the draft As of 2017, he had more yards-from-scrimmage than any of them, second overall only to wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad
5 ft 8 in
173 m
206 lb
93 kg
458 s 159 s 426 s 711 s 315 in
080 m
9 ft 10 in
300 m
All values from NFL Combine

2014 season: Rookie year

In his rookie season in 2014, Freeman shared touches with fellow running backs Steven Jackson, Jacquizz Rogers, and Antone Smith Against the New Orleans Saints in Week 1 at the Georgia Dome, Freeman had two rushes for 15 yards and two receptions for 18 yards in his NFL debut Against the Detroit Lions in Week 8, he scored his first career touchdown, a seven-yard reception from Matt Ryan in the first quarter Against the New Orleans Saints in Week 16, he scored his first career rushing touchdown, a 31-yard rush in the third quarter He appeared in all 16 games during his rookie season but started none In his rookie season, he accumulated 248 rushing yards on 65 carries, 225 receiving yards on 30 receptions, one rushing touchdown, and two receiving touchdowns

2015 season: Breakout season

Freeman started the 2015 season shaky After recording just 18 rushing yards against the Philadelphia Eagles in the season opener on Monday Night Football and 25 rushing yards against the New York Giants, Freeman received his first career start on September 27, 2015 against the Dallas Cowboys Against the Cowboys, Freeman had a breakout performance by rushing for a then career-high 141 yards and three touchdowns on 30 carries The next week, he rushed for three touchdowns again to go along with 68 rushing yards against the Houston Texans In the following game against the Washington Redskins, he rushed for a career-high 153 yards to start a three-game streak of 100 yard performances from Weeks 4-7 In Week 11 against the Indianapolis Colts, Freeman recorded 43 yards off three carries before leaving in the first half with a concussion By the end of the season, Freeman totaled 1,634 yards-from-scrimmage 5th in the NFL, 14 all-purpose touchdowns 1st with 1,056 rushing yards 7th and 11 rushing touchdowns 1st He also finished the 2015 season ranked third among NFL running backs in both receptions 73 and receiving yards 578 along with three receiving touchdowns Following the season, Freeman was selected to the Pro Bowl, the first of his career, and was named a Second-team All-Pro Freeman was named one of the captains, along with Geno Atkins of the Cincinnati Bengals, for Team Irvin in the 2016 Pro Bowl He was ranked as the 50th best player in the NFL and the fifth best running back by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2016

2016 season: Super Bowl LI appearance

Freeman entered the 2016 season looking to advance on his successful season the year before Freeman and Tevin Coleman would provide the Falcons with a solid running back combination in 2016 In Week 3, against the New Orleans Saints, he had 14 carries for 155 yards and five receptions for 55 yards and a touchdown The next week, against the Carolina Panthers, he scored his first rushing touchdown of the season in the 48–33 win In Week 12, against the Arizona Cardinals, he churned out 60 yards and two touchdowns on 15 carries in the 38–19 victory In the next game, a 29–28 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, he had another two-touchdown performance on 15 carries for 56 yards In Week 15, Freeman ran for 139 yards on 20 carries for three touchdowns in a 41-13 win over the San Francisco 49ers, and was named NFC Offensive Player of the Week Freeman was named to his second consecutive Pro Bowl as an original selection behind Ezekiel Elliott and David Johnson, and played a huge role in the Falcons finishing with a 11–5 record and earning the #2 seed in the NFC In the Divisional Round 36–20 victory over the Seattle Seahawks, Freeman had 14 carries for 45 yards and scored his first career postseason touchdown and also recorded four catches for 80 yards In the NFC Championship 44–21 victory over the Green Bay Packers, Freeman recorded 14 carries for 42 yards and four receptions for 42 yards and scored his first career postseason receiving touchdown In Super Bowl LI, where the Falcons lost 34–28 in overtime to the New England Patriots, Freeman would have 11 carries for 75 yards, two receptions for 46 yards, and scored the first points for either team on a rushing touchdown in the second quarter Freeman was ranked as the 41st best player in the NFL and the sixth best running back by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2017

2017 season

On August 9, 2017, Freeman signed a five-year, $4125 million contract extension with the Falcons to become the highest paid running back in the NFL In Week 1, against the Chicago Bears, he was limited to 37 rushing yards on 12 carries but had a touchdown in the 23–17 victory In Week 2, in the 34–23 victory over the Green Bay Packers, he had 84 rushing yards and two touchdowns in the first game in the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium Freeman's first touchdown was the first ever touchdown in the history of the new stadium In Week 3, against the Detroit Lions, he recorded 106 rushing yards and a touchdown Though splitting carries with Tevin Coleman, he scored five rushing touchdowns in the first four games to lead the NFL In Week 4, against the Buffalo Bills, he had 58 rushing yards and a touchdown for his fourth straight game with at least one in 2017 Over the next six games, Freeman did not record a touchdown That streak ended on Thursday Night Football in Week 14 against the New Orleans Saints In the 20–17 victory, he had 24 carries for 91 yards and a touchdown In the next game, against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, he had 22 carries for 126 yards and a touchdown in the 24–21 victory on Monday Night Football In the regular season finale against the Carolina Panthers, he had 23 rushing yards, 85 receiving yards, and a receiving touchdown in the 22–10 victory The Atlanta Falcons finished with a 10–6 record and made the playoffs Overall, Freeman finished with 865 rushing yards, seven rushing touchdowns, 36 receptions, 317 receiving yards, and one receiving touchdown in the 2017 season In the Wild Card Round, against the Los Angeles Rams, he had 66 rushing yards and a rushing touchdown in the 26–13 victory in the Divisional Round, he had a receiving touchdown in the 15–10 loss The touchdown marked Freeman's fifth consecutive postseason game with a touchdown

Career statistics

Season Team Games Rushing Receiving Fumbles
GP GS Att Yds Avg Lng TD Rec Yds Avg Lng TD FUM Lost
2014 ATL 16 0 65 248 38 31T 1 30 225 75 36 1 1 1
2015 ATL 15 13 265 1,056 40 39 11 73 578 79 44 3 3 2
2016 ATL 16 16 227 1,079 48 75T 11 54 462 86 35 2 1 1
2017 ATL 14 14 196 865 44 44 7 36 317 88 29 1 4 1
Career 61 43 753 3,248 43 75 30 193 1,582 82 44 7 9 5

Personal life

Freeman's jersey number is 24 in honor of his aunt Tamekia N Brown, who died at the age of 24 from a heart attack when Freeman was 14 He has her name tattooed on his left arm

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External links

  • Florida State Seminoles biography
  • Atlanta Falcons biography
  • Devonta Freeman on Twitter

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