Deebo Samuel is an American based footballer; he plays as a wide receiver for the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers. He played college football in South Carolina. In the 2019 NFL Draft, he was selected in the 2nd round by the 49ers. In 2021, Deebo was selected for the Pro Bowl and received his first-team All-Pro honors.
Deebo Samuel Suffered An Injury:
The San Francisco 49ers’ wide back’ Deebo Samuel (26) suffered an ankle injury in a Sunday afternoon match against Tampa Bay Buccaneers. This incident happened when 5:05 was left in the second quarter. Deebo got caught up in a pile-up on a rushing attempt and was carted off the field shortly after. The match resulted in a fumble with Tampa Bay, and they took their 43-yard line.
Deebo contributed 4 carries for 21 yards and 1 touchdown to the ground game and another 4 catches for 43 yards before his injury. In the second half, he was ruled out of the game.
Defensive lineman Kevin Givens is still working through a first-half knee injury and experienced his injury in the first quarter; his return is questionable.
Deebo Samuel Early Life:
Deebo was born on 15th January 1996 in Inman, South Carolina. His father gave him the nickname “Deebo” after the character Deebo was played in the 1995 movie Friday by Tiny Lister Jr.
Deebo Samuel Family Background:
Deebo’s father’s name is Galen Samuel, and his mother is Felicia Winn. When Deebo was around six or seven, Felicia got into street life, and Galen then married another woman named Precious Martin. Since then, Deebo has lived with his father and stepmother. He has always given his success credit to his parents.
Deebo Samuel Education:
Deebo attended Chapman High School (Inman, South Carolina). He used to play high school football here and was coached by Mark Hodge. Later he attended South Carolina from 2014 to 2018.
Deebo Samuel Physical stats:
Deebo stands 6 ft tall and weighs around 99 kg. Further, he has short black curly hair, and his eyes are also black. Deebo has an athletic body build and gets dimples when he smiles.
Deebo Samuel Birth Signs:
According to Deebo’s birthdate, he falls under the zodiac Capricorn. Currently, he is 26 years old. Further, his birth flower is a Carnation, and his birth sign element is Earth.
Deebo Samuel Net Worth:
Deebo’s estimated networth should be between $2 and $4 million.
Deebo Samuel Relationship Status:
Deebo is currently unmarried. He is in a relationship with a reality TV star and a model, Mahogany Jones. The couple has a son named Tyshun Raequan Samuel Jr., who was born in late December 2021. Deebo announced the birth of his son by uploading three pictures and a video with him on Instagram.
Deebo Samuel Career:
High school career:
In his senior year, Deebo led his school team to the AAA playoffs semifinals. In high school, he recorded 166 catches for 2,751 yards and 36 touchdowns; Deebo rushed 133 times for 898 yards and 13 touchdowns. He finished with 53 career touchdowns, 12 interceptions, and 94 tackles. He played in the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas and was honored with the AAA Offensive Player of the Year award (the High School Sports Report Class).
In 2014, Deebo started college football at the University of South Carolina. Further, in 5 games total, he started in 3 games and also struggled with injuries. He finished the 2015 season with 12 receptions for 161 yards. In his sophomore season, Deebo led the team with 59 receptions for 783 yards; in addition, he rushed 15 times for 98 yards and 6 touchdowns in 10 games. Then he had 14 receptions for 190 receiving yards in the Birmingham Bowl against USF.
During the 2017 season, Deebo suffered an injury, and he finished the season by playing only 3 full games. However, he recorded 250 yards receiving for 3 touchdowns, 2 carries for 30 yards and 1 touchdown, and 2 kickoff returns for 2 touchdowns for a combined 194 yards.
Deebo finished the 2018 season recording 882 yards receiving and 11 touchdowns. Further, his best game was against Clemson, where Deebo caught 10 passes for 210 yards and 3 touchdowns. He was selected to play in the 2019 Senior Bowl.
San Francisco 49ers:
In the 2019 NFL Draft, Deebo was selected 36th overall (in the 2nd round) by the San Francisco 49ers. On 25th July 2019, he signed a 4-year contract with the 49ers.
Deebo made his NFL debut against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers; he caught 3 passes for 17 yards and lost a fumble in the 31–17 win. In the following game against the Cincinnati Bengals, he caught 5 passes for 87 yards and earned his 1st NFL touchdown in a 41–17 win. Further, Deebo played against the Carolina Panthers, the Seattle Seahawks, the Arizona Cardinals, the Green Bay Packers, Baltimore Ravens, and the Los Angeles Rams. Then on Sunday Night Football in the regular-season finale against the Seahawks, he caught 5 passes for 102 yards, rushed twice for 33 yards, and had 1 touchdown in a 26–21 win.
Deebo, during Super Bowl LIV against the Kansas City Chiefs, rushed twice for 53 yards and caught 5 passes for 39 yards in the 31–20 loss.
On 28th July 2020, at the start of training camp, Deebo was placed on the non-football injury list, and on 5th September 2020, he was activated, but on 12th September was placed on injured reserve. Further, on 3rd October, he was activated. In Week 12, Deebo had 11 receptions for 133 receiving yards against the Los Angeles Rams in the 23–20 win. He finished the 2020 season recording 33 receptions for 391 receiving yards and 1 touchdown.
In 2021, Deebo, during Week 8, caught 6 catches for 171 yards in a 33–22 win, earning him the NFC Offensive Player of the Week. Later in Week 10, he had 5 catches for 97 yards, 5 carries for 36 yards, and 2 total touchdowns in a 31–10 win, earning his 2nd NFC Offensive Player of the Week honor. He was elected to the Pro Bowl (2021). Throughout the season, Deebo had more rushing touchdowns (10+ yards (6)) than 23 NFL teams. He finished the regular season recording 77 receptions for 1,405 receiving yards and 6 touchdowns. He completed 59 rushing attempts on the ground for 365 rushing yards and 8 touchdowns. For his performance, Deebo was named a First Team All-Pro.
In the Wild Card Round against the Dallas Cowboys, Deebo caught 3 passes for 38 yards and rushed for 72 yards and 1 touchdown in the 23–17 win.
During the 2022 off-season, Deebo requested to be traded, but he reported to training camp. Later on 31st July 2022, he signed a 3-year contract extension worth $73.5 million with $58.1 million guaranteed. In Week 4, he had 6 catches for 115 yards and 1 touchdown in the 24–9 win against the Los Angeles Rams.
Deebo Samuel Social Appearance:
Deebo has a profile on Twitter and Instagram with around 226K and 975K followers, respectively. He regularly posts on these profiles to his fans updated. Deebo usually posts about his professional and personal life memories.