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Kalen DeLoach

Kalen DeLoach - Football - Florida State Seminoles

Player profile

Redshirt Junior
Savannah, Ga.
high school


Started all 13 games…recorded 65 tackles, including 7.5 for loss with 3.0 sacks, seven pass breakups and five quarterback hurries…ranked third on team in tackles and tackles for loss…earned team’s Monk Bonasorte Award…made career-high-tying eight tackles, including career-high-tying 2.0 for loss, in 35-32 Cheez-It Bowl victory vs. Oklahoma…recorded seven tackles, including career-high-tying 2.0 for loss with 1.0 sack, one quarterback hurry and one pass breakup in 35-31 win at Louisville…had seven tackles, 1.0 for loss with 0.5 sack, and two quarterback hurries in 24-23 win vs. LSU…registered seven tackles and career-best two pass breakups in 44-14 win vs. Boston College…made six tackles, 1.0 for loss with 0.5 sack, and one pass breakup in 41-16 win vs. Georgia Tech…recorded five tackles, including 1.0 sack, one quarterback hurry and one pass breakup vs. No. 22 Wake Forest…made five solo stops vs. No. 4 Clemson…had five tackles in 45-38 victory vs. Florida…recorded four tackles and one pass breakup at No. 14 NC State…made three tackles in season-opening 47-7 win vs. Duquesne…had three solo stops in 45-3 victory at Miami…recorded three tackles, 0.5 sack, and one quarterback hurry in 38-3 win at Syracuse…had two tackles and one pass breakup in 49-17 win vs. Louisiana.


Appeared in all 12 games with 11 starts…recorded 69 tackles, including 6.5 for loss with 1.0 sack, one interception, three quarterback hurries and two pass breakups…earned FSU’s Defensive Most Improved Player Award…made career-high eight tackles, including 0.5 for loss, in season opener vs. No. 9 Notre Dame…matched career-high tackles total, with 0.5 tackle for loss, and grabbed first career interception in season finale at Florida…made career-high 2.0 tackles for loss as part of seven-tackle game along with one pass breakup at Boston College…had seven tackles, including first collegiate sack, and one quarterback hurry vs. Jacksonville State…made four tackles at Wake Forest…had six stops vs. Louisville…recorded seven tackles and one quarterback hurry vs. Syracuse…made three solo stops, including 1.0 for loss, at North Carolina…registered four solo tackles, 1.0 for loss, vs. UMass…recorded six tackles and one quarterback hurry at Clemson…made five tackles, 0.5 for loss, and one pass breakup vs. North Carolina State…had four tackles vs. Miami.


Played in all nine games with one start and made seven tackles…Seminole Scholar…started season opener vs. Georgia Tech and recorded career-high four tackles, all solo…made solo stop at No. 12 Miami…registered solo tackle at Louisville…had one tackle in 56-35 win vs. Duke.


Appeared in eight games and made three tackles with one quarterback hurry…recorded first collegiate tackle in 35-17 victory vs. Syracuse…had solo tackle in 49-12 win vs. Alabama State…registered one quarterback hurry at No. 8 Florida…made one solo stop in Sun Bowl vs. Arizona State…also saw action at No. 2 Clemson, at Wake Forest, vs. Miami and at Boston College.


Can play any linebacker position and has speed to go sideline to sideline…rated as consensus four-star prospect…ranked No. 198 in ESPN300…listed as No. 14 outside linebacker nationally and 28th prospect out of Georgia according to 247 Composite…ranked 14th nationally at his position and No. 34 in Georgia according to Rivals…selected to play in 2019 Under Armour All-America Game…registered 156 tackles, 13.0 tackles for loss with 7.0 sacks and two interceptions as a senior…was named Butkus Award finalist for best high school linebacker in America…contributed on offense as well, adding 771 yards rushing and 19 touchdowns…also played basketball for Islands High School…chose Florida State over Auburn and Michigan from numerous offers.