Devonta Freeman   #24 RB

Height: 5-8   Weight: 206   Age: 26

Born: 3/15/1992 Baxley , GA

College: Florida State

Experience: 5th season

High School: Miami Central HS [FL]

CAR

14

YDS

68

AVG

4.9

TDS

0

Draft 2014

Pick No.103

Selected By: Atlanta Falcons

Round: 4

Pick (Overall): 3 (103)

Pick Analysis: Miami-area prep who rushed for 308 yards in the 2010 Class 6A state championship game in his only year as a starter. Rushed for 2,208 yards and 26 touchdowns as a senior before enrolling early at Florida State in January 2011. Began his freshman year fourth on the Seminoles' depth chart, but rose to the starting tailback role in the second half of the season due to injuries. Played in 12 games (seven starts) and rushed 120 times for 579 yards (4.8-yard average) and eight touchdowns with 15 receptions for 111 yards (7.4) and zero touchdowns. Recorded the fifth-most rushing yards for a true freshman in FSU history. Was hampered late in the year after aggravating a previous back injury. Began '12 as the backup tailback and took over the starting job down the stretch, appearing in 14 games (five starts) and tallying 111-660-8 (5.9) on the ground and 10-86-0 (8.6) receiving. Broke out in '13, earning All-ACC honors after becoming the first FSU player to reach the 1,000-yards mark since Warrick Dunn in 1996. Started all 14 games for the national champions, amassing 173-1,016-14 (5.9) rushing and 22-278-1 (12.6) receiving. Scored at least one touchdown in each of his last 10 games, including a three-yard score against Auburn in the BCS National Championship Game.

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  1. Falcons select Devonta Freeman with No. 103 pick

    Published: May 10, 2014 at 02:51 p.m.

    The Atlanta Falcons select Florida State running back Devonta Freeman with the No. 103 overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft.

  2. Devonta Freeman: 'We took pride in everything'

    Published: April 23, 2014 at 08:14 p.m.

    Florida State University running back Devonta Freeman joins "Path to the Draft" to talk about what he'll bring to the NFL table.

  3. Freeman: 'I'm the most complete back"

    Published: April 23, 2014 at 10:06 a.m.

    Florida State running back Devonta Freeman discusses his draft day plans, comparisons to San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore and the possibility that Jameis Winston would be the best QB in this class.

  4. Devonta Freeman 2014 Combine Workout

    Published: March 11, 2014 at 02:34 p.m.

    Watch Florida State RB Devonta Freeman work out at the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine.

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