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Deon Green
Deon Green

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Windermere, Fla.

High School:
Olympia

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 285

Position:
DT

Experience:
SQ

Fourth-year sophomore defensive tackle who needs a solid spring to propel him into the defensive line rotation in the fall... has been hampered throughout much of his collegiate career with injuries... a two-time member of the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.

2013: Defensive tackle who played in two contests, making a pair of stops, including a tackle for loss, in the Coastal Carolina game... a member of the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.

2012: Redshirt freshman defensive lineman who continued to rehab from a knee injury that required surgery in 2011... did not see any action... a member of the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.

2011: Redshirted as a true freshman... was not part of the 105 roster at the start of camp while dealing with a knee injury that required surgery.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Orlando's Olympia High School in 2011... recorded 68 tackles, 14 tackles for loss, a pair of sacks and two fumble recoveries as a senior... earned a spot on the Orlando Sentinel's All-Orange County and All-Central Florida first teams after his senior season... selected to play in the Central Florida All-Star game following the season... logged 75 tackles including 25 tackles for loss and six sacks as a junior... given a three-star rating and named the nation's 50th-best defensive tackle by Rivals.com... regarded as a three-star prospect and the 49th-best defensive tackle by Scout.com... three-star prospect, according to 247Sports.com... named to PrepStar's All-Southeast Region class... had over 20 scholarship offers from which to choose with USF, Penn State and Ole Miss making the short list.

PERSONAL: Lemuel Deon Green was born October 25, 1992... is a business administration major... grew up in Bowman, S.C., just outside Orangeburg, before moving to Orlando for his freshman year of high school.

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