Duke Football BIO
33 Deondre Singleton
2013: Played in 12 games with nine starting assignments ... missed the Memphis and Navy games due to injury ... started the Troy contest and each of the final eight games of the year ... recorded 63 tackles, 3.0 tackles for loss, one INT, four PBUs and two caused fumbles ... ACC Defensive Back of the Week selection following 10-tackle, 1-INT, 2-PBU performance in Duke’s win over No. 24 Miami ... also reached double figures in the tackle column against N.C. State (10) ... had seven stops and a caused fumble in the victory at Wake Forest ... logged five tackles including 1.5 tackles for loss in ACC Coastal Division championship-clinching win at North Carolina ... registered five stops and one PBU in the Dr Pepper ACC Championship Game against Florida State ... after averaging 3.50 tackles per game through the first half of the ACC regular season, posted 8.00 stops per week over the final four league games as Duke became the first team since divisional play began in 2005 to drop its first two conference contests and capture the division championship ... tackle total matched the ninth-highest single-season total by a Duke rookie ... on the field for 834 snaps.
PRIOR TO DUKE: Four-year letterman at Archer under coach Andy Dyer ... charted as the No. 82 safety in the nation by ESPN.com ... listed as the No. 91 cornerback in the nation by 247Sports.com ... first team all-county selection by the Daily Post and the Touchdown Club of Gwinnett following senior season ... as a senior, posted 47 tackles, two interceptions,14 pass breakups and two fumble recoveries while catching 21 passes for 329 yards and three touchdowns ... earned all-county and all-state accolades as a junior after carding 42 tackles, seven interceptions and 12 pass breakups ... selected to play in the Georgia Coaches Athletic Association North-South All-Star Game ... chosen to participate in the Gwinnett County All-Star Game ... also lettered in baseball, earning all-county honors as an outfielder.
PERSONAL: Son of Cedric and Crystal Singleton ... father lettered three seasons (1989-90-91) in football at Louisiana Tech, helping the Bulldogs to a three-year ledger of 21-8-4 including an appearance in the 1990 Independence Bowl ... born February 7, 1995.