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Deonté Sheffield

Deonté Sheffield - Football - Florida State Seminoles

Player profile

Wide Receiver
Redshirt Freshman
Destin, Fla.
high school


Appeared in all nine games, contributing on special teams…recorded two tackles, one fumble recovery and two-yard rush…Seminole Scholar…recovered muffed punt at No. 5 Notre Dame for first career takeaway…made one tackle in season opener vs. Georgia Tech…had two-yard carry and solo tackle in 56-35 win vs. Duke.


Appeared in four games with one start…started Sun Bowl vs. Arizona State and rushed for career-high 87 yards on 18 carries…also caught one-yard pass vs. Sun Devils…rushed twice for 17 yards in 35-17 victory vs. Syracuse…gained 31 yards on seven carries and scored first career touchdown in 49-12 win vs. Alabama State…also saw action at No. 8 Florida.


Worked with FSU’s scout team.


Logged repetitions by contributing to the scout team…redshirted the 2017 season.


Three star running back by Rivals and 247Sports … ranked as the 46th running back by Rivals and 66th running back by 247Sports … as a senior, ran 157 carries for 999 yards and 10 touchdowns as he also secured 35 receptions for 385 yards and eight touchdowns … as a junior, broke a school-record for rushing yards in a season, as he ran for 1882 yards and 17 touchdowns on the ground and caught 20 passes for 322 yards and five touchdowns in the air … as a senior, named to the third team all-state team as an athlete by Florida HS Football … named to the Daily News first-team as an athlete his senior season … named 6A first team all-state running back as a junior by the AP … recognized as the Daily News Offensive Player of the Year as a junior.