Players

Devonta Freeman
RB #24
Height:
5-8
Weight:
206
Age:
24
College:
Florida State
Hometown:
Miami, FL
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2016):

CAR
42
YDS
265
AVG
6.3
TDS
0
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesRushingReceivingFumbles
GGSAttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLongTDFUMLost
TOTAL 372 1,569 4.2 48 12 112 878 7.8 44 5 4 3
2016 ATL 3 3 42 265 6.3 48 0 9 75 8.3 26 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
Recent Games
WKOppResultRushingReceivingFumbles
AttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 TB L 24-31 11 20 1.8 10 0 4 20 5 11 0 -- --
2 @OAK W 35-28 17 93 5.5 18 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @NO W 45-32 14 152 10.9 48 0 5 55 11 26 1 -- --

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Biography

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


2015 (Falcons)


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.

Rushed 12 times for 25 yards (2.1 avg.) and scored his first rushing touchdown of the season on a one-yard run at New York (9/20). Also added 34 yards on four catches. His late score put the Falcons on top 24-20 with under two minutes remaining in the game.

Had a career day with 141 yards and three touchdowns on 30 carries at Dallas (9/27). Also added 52 yards on five catches, giving him 193 scrimmage yards which was the highest total for any running back through the first three weeks of the season.

Freeman’s three rushing touchdowns at Dallas marked the first time a Falcon running back has rushed for three scores since RB Michael Turner accomplished the feat in 2010. Additionally his 141 rushing yards were the most by a Falcons running back since Turner rushed for 172 yards in Week 17 of the 2011 season.

Became the first player since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger to rush for three touchdowns in each of his first two starts by running for 68 yards and three TDs against Houston (10/4). Totaled 149 scrimmage yards, adding 81 receiving yards on five catches.

Rushed for a career-best 153 yards on 27 carries with one touchdown against Washington (10/11). Averaged 5.7 yards per carry, the highest mark in the NFL among running backs with at least 25 carries that week. Added 44 yards on seven receptions for 197 yards from scrimmage. Also became the first player in the Super Bowl era to record seven rushing touchdowns in his first three starts.

Posted his third 100-yard game of the season at New Orleans (10/15). Logged 100 yards on 13 carries with one touchdown. Also added eight catches for 56 yards and one score for his third multi-touchdown game of the season.

Became the first Falcon RB since Michael Turner (2009) to record three straight 100-yard game when he ran for 116 yards at Tennessee (10/25).

Ran for 88 yards on 21 carries (4.2 yards per carry) with a 20-yard long gain against Tampa Bay (11/1). Added six receptions for 43 yards, giving him six straight games with 100+ scrimmage yards.

Rushed 14 times for 47 yards while adding a career-best 10 catches for 56 yards at Tampa Bay (12/6). Totaled 103 scrimmage yards, his seventh game with 100 total yards this season.

Recorded 100 total yards for the eighth time this season with 101 scrimmage yards - 56 rushing & 45 receiving - at Jacksonville (12/20). Also scored his NFL-leading 10th rushing touchdown of the season.

Ran for 73 yards on 22 carries, including his NFL-leading 11th touchdown of the season against Carolina (12/27).
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Selected by the Falcons in the fourth round (103rd overall) in the 2014 NFL Draft.


2015 (Falcons)


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.

Rushed 12 times for 25 yards (2.1 avg.) and scored his first rushing touchdown of the season on a one-yard run at New York (9/20). Also added 34 yards on four catches. His late score put the Falcons on top 24-20 with under two minutes remaining in the game.

Had a career day with 141 yards and three touchdowns on 30 carries at Dallas (9/27). Also added 52 yards on five catches, giving him 193 scrimmage yards which was the highest total for any running back through the first three weeks of the season.

Freeman’s three rushing touchdowns at Dallas marked the first time a Falcon running back has rushed for three scores since RB Michael Turner accomplished the feat in 2010. Additionally his 141 rushing yards were the most by a Falcons running back since Turner rushed for 172 yards in Week 17 of the 2011 season.

Became the first player since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger to rush for three touchdowns in each of his first two starts by running for 68 yards and three TDs against Houston (10/4). Totaled 149 scrimmage yards, adding 81 receiving yards on five catches.

Rushed for a career-best 153 yards on 27 carries with one touchdown against Washington (10/11). Averaged 5.7 yards per carry, the highest mark in the NFL among running backs with at least 25 carries that week. Added 44 yards on seven receptions for 197 yards from scrimmage. Also became the first player in the Super Bowl era to record seven rushing touchdowns in his first three starts.

Posted his third 100-yard game of the season at New Orleans (10/15). Logged 100 yards on 13 carries with one touchdown. Also added eight catches for 56 yards and one score for his third multi-touchdown game of the season.

Became the first Falcon RB since Michael Turner (2009) to record three straight 100-yard game when he ran for 116 yards at Tennessee (10/25).

Ran for 88 yards on 21 carries (4.2 yards per carry) with a 20-yard long gain against Tampa Bay (11/1). Added six receptions for 43 yards, giving him six straight games with 100+ scrimmage yards.

Rushed 14 times for 47 yards while adding a career-best 10 catches for 56 yards at Tampa Bay (12/6). Totaled 103 scrimmage yards, his seventh game with 100 total yards this season.

Recorded 100 total yards for the eighth time this season with 101 scrimmage yards - 56 rushing & 45 receiving - at Jacksonville (12/20). Also scored his NFL-leading 10th rushing touchdown of the season.

Ran for 73 yards on 22 carries, including his NFL-leading 11th touchdown of the season against Carolina (12/27).


Career


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.

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 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 play-offs, receiving first-team All-Dade recognition from The Miami Herald and was a member of the Times-Union’s Florida Super 75 squad.

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