Players

Devonta Freeman
RB #24
Height:
5-8
Weight:
206
Age:
25
College:
Florida State
Hometown:
Miami, FL
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2016 POST):

CAR
39
YDS
162
AVG
4.2
TDS
2
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesRushingReceivingFumbles
GGSAttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLongTDFUMLost
TOTAL 557 2,383 4.3 75 23 157 1,265 8.1 44 6 5 4
2016 ATL 16 16 227 1,079 4.8 75T 11 54 462 8.6 35 2 1 1
2015 ATL 15 13 265 1,056 4 39 11 73 578 7.9 44 3 3 2
2014 ATL 16 0 65 248 3.8 31T 1 30 225 7.5 36 1 1 1

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Biography

TRANSACTIONS

Selected by the Falcons in the fourth round (103rd overall) in the 2014 NFL Draft.

2016 (Falcons)

Earned his second career Pro Bowl selection in 2016. Ran for 1,079 yards on 227 carries while scoring 11 rushing touchdowns. Also added 54 catches for 462 yards and two scores. Has totaled 100+ scrimmage yards in seven games this season.

Totaled 125 total yards on 18 touches in his playoff debut against Seattle in the Divisional Round. Scored his first playoff touchdown on a one-yard run.

Totaled 121 yards from scrimmage, including a game-high 75 yards on the ground, in Super Bowl LI against New England.

Paced the Falcons to a 45-32 win on Monday Night Football with 207 total yards on 19 touches, including a 13-yard touchdown reception from QB Matt Ryan, at New Orleans (9/26). Ran for 152 yards on 14 carries (10.9 yards per carry) while adding 55 yards on five receptions.

Is the first Falcons running back since Michael Turner (2010-11) to post back-to-back seasons with 1000 scrimmage yards.

Is the only player in the NFL to rush for three touchdowns in a game multiple times (3) over the last two seasons.

Is the sixth Falcon and first since Michael Turner (2010-11) to rush for more than 1,000 yards in back to back seasons.

TRANSACTIONS

Selected by the Falcons in the fourth round (103rd overall) in the 2014 NFL Draft.

2016 (Falcons)

Earned his second career Pro Bowl selection in 2016. Ran for 1,079 yards on 227 carries while scoring 11 rushing touchdowns. Also added 54 catches for 462 yards and two scores. Has totaled 100+ scrimmage yards in seven games this season.

Totaled 125 total yards on 18 touches in his playoff debut against Seattle in the Divisional Round. Scored his first playoff touchdown on a one-yard run.

Totaled 121 yards from scrimmage, including a game-high 75 yards on the ground, in Super Bowl LI against New England.

Paced the Falcons to a 45-32 win on Monday Night Football with 207 total yards on 19 touches, including a 13-yard touchdown reception from QB Matt Ryan, at New Orleans (9/26). Ran for 152 yards on 14 carries (10.9 yards per carry) while adding 55 yards on five receptions.

Is the first Falcons running back since Michael Turner (2010-11) to post back-to-back seasons with 1000 scrimmage yards.

Is the only player in the NFL to rush for three touchdowns in a game multiple times (3) over the last two seasons.

Is the sixth Falcon and first since Michael Turner (2010-11) to rush for more than 1,000 yards in back to back seasons.

CAREER

A two-time Pro Bowl selection. Has rushed for 2,383 yards and 23 touchdowns on 557 carries while adding 1,265 yards and six touchdowns on 157 catches.

Earned his first Pro Bowl selection after rushing for 1,056 yards with 11 touchdowns while adding 578 yards on 73 catches and three scores. Ranked fifth in the NFL with 1,634 total yards and tied for the League lead with 14 overall touchdowns.

Became the first player since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger to rush for three touchdowns in each of his first two starts.

Was the first player in the Super Bowl era to record seven rushing touchdowns in his first three starts.

Became the first Falcon RB since Michael Turner (2009) to record three straight 100-yard games (Weeks 5-7) in 2015.

Played in all 16 games and had 248 yards off of 65 carries and one touchdown as a rookie in 2014. Also had 30 catches for 225 yards and one touchdown.

COLLEGE

Became the first Florida State running back since Warrick Dunn to rush for over 1,000 yards when he logged 1,016 yards on 173 carries in 2013. He is the sixth player in Seminole history to accomplish that feat.

Led the team in rushing during both his freshman and junior campaigns, becoming the 15th player since 1947 to pace the offense in multiple seasons.

His 30 rushing touchdowns are tied for third in school history while his 2,255 career rushing yards are tied with former Falcons RB Antone Smith for the eighth most in school history.

Appeared in 39 games during three seasons at Florida State, starting 26 contests, including his final 19 appearances.

Compiled 2,730 all-purpose yards, adding 475 yards on 47 receptions to his 404 carries and 2,255 career rushing yards, and averaged 70 yards per game.

In 2013, earned All-Atlantic Coast Conference first-team honors from the league’s coaches and media after leading the team in rushing for the second time in his career. averaged 5.9 yards per carry and ran for 14 touchdowns while his 1,016 yards were the seventh-highest single season total in school history.

Rushed 11 times for 73 yards, including a late second quarter touchdown in Florida State’s 34-31 victory over Auburn in the BCS National Championship Game.

As a sophomore in 2012, he ranked second on the team with 660 yards on 111 carries, averaging 5.9 yards per carry, and scoring eight touchdowns.

Earned third-team Freshman All-America honors from the NFL Draft Report after leading the Seminoles with 579 yards on 120 carries, the fifth-highest yardage total by a true freshman in school history. Averaged 4.8 yards per carry and scored eight touchdowns while starting seven games.

PERSONAL

Attended Miami (Fla.) Central High School, where he was a consensus four-star recruit. He led Miami Central to a Class 6A state championship as a senior in 2010 after posting 2,208 yards and 26 touchdowns.

Rivals.com regarded him as the 10th-best running back in the nation, placing him 22nd on their Florida Top 100 and 108th on the Rivals250 lists while Scout.com considered him to be the ninth-best running back in high school.

Was named the MVP of the state title game after gaining 308 yards on 36 carries - falling just 20 yards shy of a state championship game record.

He recorded 663 rushing yards and six touchdowns in the final two games of the state playoffs, receiving first-team All-Dade recognition from The Miami Herald and was a member of the Times-Union’s Florida Super 75 squad.