DeShone Kizer   #14 QB

Height: 6-4   Weight: 235   Age: 23

Born: 1/3/1996 Toledo , OH

College: Notre Dame

Experience: 3rd season

High School: Central Catholic HS [Toledo, OH]









Draft 2017

Pick No.52

Selected By: Cleveland Browns

Round: 2

Pick (Overall): 20 (52)

Pick Analysis: Kizer got a chance to start at quarterback for Notre Dame as a redshirt freshman in 2015 when Malik Zaire had surgery on a broken ankle to end his season. The big-bodied, athletic passer played well given his lack of experience, completing 63 percent of his passes for 2,884 yards and 21 touchdowns. Kizer earned the starting spot coming into the 2016 season, as head coach Brian Kelly saw the young man's potential. He started the season strong (five touchdown passes against Texas in the opener) but fell into a midseason slump that saw him benched for Zaire at times. He threw for 2,925 yards and 26 touchdowns for the 4-8 Irish last year, and received sufficient positive feedback from NFL sources about his ability to leave school.


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  1. Browns select DeShone Kizer No. 52 in the 2017 NFL Draft

    Published: April 28, 2017 at 09:06 p.m.

    The greatest player of Cleveland Browns' franchise history Jim Brown announces the Browns' selection of Notre Dame quarterback DeShone Kizer in Round 2 with the No. 52 pick in the 2017 NFL Draft.

  2. Instant Draft Grade DeShone Kizer: A-

    Published: April 28, 2017 at 08:58 p.m.

    NFL Media?s Bucky Brooks, Matt Money, and Lance Zierlein give DeShone Kizer an A- draft grade.

  3. Five facts: DeShone Kizer

    Published: April 21, 2017 at 04:15 p.m.

    What?s at the top of Notre Dame QB DeShone Kizer?s bucket list? Here are five things you should know about one of the draft?s top prospects.

  4. DeShone Kizer college highlights

    Published: April 8, 2017 at 09:35 p.m.

    Everything you need to know about Notre Dame quarterback DeShone Kizer.

  5. DeShone Kizer 2017 Combine Workout

    Published: March 2, 2017 at 01:25 p.m.

    DeShone Kizer 2017 Combine Workout

  6. DeShone Kizer's Pro Day highlights

    Published: March 23, 2017 at 03:46 p.m.

    Check out the highlights from Notre Dame quarterback DeShone Kizer Notre Dame's Pro Day.

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