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Deondre Singleton
Player Profile:
Deondre Singleton 1422937
Position: Safety
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
City/State: Dacula, Ga.
High School: Archer

2016: Returning starting safety at the Bandit slot ... in 38 career games (35 starts), has 212 tackles, 9.5 TFL, one INT, 15 PBUs, four caused fumbles, three fumble recoveries and two QB pressures ... has played 2,649 career snaps including 800+ in each of the past three seasons ... has eight career games with 10+ tackles including a personal-high 12 stops against Northwestern, Virginia Tech and Indiana, all in 2015 ... has 21 career games with 5+ tackles ... has 34 career games with 2+ tackles ... lone player in Duke history with multiple double digit tackle performances in bowl competition (10 vs. Arizona State in 2014 Hyundai Sun Bowl & 12 vs. Indiana in 2015 New Era Pinstripe Bowl) ... among active players in the ACC, ranks fourth in tackles and tied for ninth in PBUs ... enters the 2015 season having started 35 consecutive games ... one of five Duke defensive backs with 25+ games played and 1,000+ total snaps of experience entering the 2016 season, joining CB Breon Borders, CB DeVon Edwards, CB Bryon Fields and S Corbin McCarthy ... teams with Borders (2,719) and Edwards (2,875) to provide the Blue Devils with three defensive backs with 2,500+ snaps of experience each ... pairs with Edwards to give Duke the lone pair of active players nationally with 60+ tackles each in each of the past three seasons ... one of three active players in the ACC and 18 players nationally with 60+ tackles in each of the past three seasons.

2015: Started all 13 games ... finished with 79 tackles, 6.0 TFL, four PBUs, two caused fumbles, two fumble recoveries and one QB pressure ... ranked fourth on the team in total tackles and third on the squad in TFL ... in the ACC, ranked tied for 27th in tackles per game (6.08) ... posted 3+ tackles in 12 games including a season-best 12 versus Northwestern, Virginia Tech and Indiana ... became the first player in Duke history to register double figures in the tackle column in multiple bowl games with a team-high 12 stops in the 44-41 OT win over Indiana in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl (had 10 tackles vs. Arizona State in 2014 Hyundai Sun Bowl) ... also reached double figures with 10 stops against Pittsburgh ... logged multiple TFL weeks against Georgia Tech (1.5) and Pittsburgh (2.0) ... had single-game fumble recoveries versus Virginia and Wake Forest ... on the field for 942 total snaps.

2014: Started all 13 games ... posted 70 tackles, 0.5 tackle for loss, seven PBUs, one fumble recovery and one QB pressure ... finished tied for second on the team in PBUs and tied for fifth in total tackles ... ranked tied for 44th in the ACC in tackles per game (5.39) ... had 2+ tackles in 11 contests including a season-high 11 stops in the win over Tulane ... also reached double figures in the tackle column with a 10-stop outing against Arizona State in the Hyundai Sun Bowl ... posted nine stops against Kansas and eight tackles versus both Miami and Virginia Tech ... logged 5+ tackles in eight games ... had multiple PBUs in three weeks versus Tulane (2), Virginia (3) and Virginia Tech (2) ... lone fumble recovery of the season came at Miami ... helped Duke rank among the NCAA leaders in fourth down conversion defense (11th; .290), third down conversion defense (15th; .344), passing efficiency defense (23rd; 115.20) and scoring defense (24th; 21.8) ... on the field for 873 snaps.

2013: Played in 12 games with nine starting assignments ... missed the Georgia Tech 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 INTs,14 PBUs 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 ... brother, Dylan, is a member of the Duke football program ... born February 7, 1995 ... majoring in sociology while minoring in psychology ... also pursuing a certificate in markets and management.

Deondre Singleton's Career Stats
Year G/GS Solo Ast Total TFL QBS INT PBU CF FR QBH
2013  12/9  41  22  63  3.0-7  0.0-0  1  4  2  0  0
2014  13/13  41  29  70  0.5-1  0.0-0  0  7  0  1  1
Total  25/22  82  51  133  3.5-8  0.0-0  1  11  2  1  1

2013 Game Log
Opponent Solo Ast Total TFL QBS INT PBU CF FR QBH
N.C. Central  1  2  3  0.5-1  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
Memphis    — DNP —                
Georgia Tech  0  0  0  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
Pitt  1  3  4  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  1  0  0  0
Troy  5  2  7  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  1  0  0
Navy    — DNP —                
Virginia  4  0  4  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
Virginia Tech  3  3  6  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
NC State  6  4  10  1.0-3  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
Miami  6  4  10  0.0-0  0.0-0  1  2  0  0  0
Wake Forest  6  1  7  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  1  0  0
North Carolina  2  3  5  1.5-3  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
Florida State  5  0  5  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  1  0  0  0
Texas A&M  2  0  2  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0

2014 Game Log
Opponent Solo Ast Total TFL QBS INT PBU CF FR QBH
Elon  0  1  1  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  1
Troy  4  1  5  0.5-1  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
Kansas  2  7  9  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
Tulane  5  6  11  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  2  0  0  0
Miami  7  1  8  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  0  1  0
Georgia Tech  6  0  6  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
Virginia  4  1  5  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  3  0  0  0
Pitt  2  0  2  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
Syracuse  0  0  0  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
Virginia Tech  4  4  8  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  2  0  0  0
North Carolina  1  2  3  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
Wake Forest  1  1  2  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0
Arizona State  5  5  10  0.0-0  0.0-0  0  0  0  0  0


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