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Deebo Samuel Sr.

Deebo Samuel Sr.

Yds
892
Y/G
59.5
TD
7
Bio
Height/Weight: 6' 0"/215 lbs
Born:
College: South Carolina
Draft: 2019 2nd round (4th pick) by the
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