Deebo Samuel Biography
Deebo Samuel is a well-reputed American football wide receiver for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL). Samuel played college football in South Carolina. He was selected by the 49ers in the second round of the 2019 NFL Draft. He was selected to the Pro Bowl and received first-team All-Pro honors in 2021.
Deebo Samuel Height
Samuel is a man of tall stature and stands at the height of 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m).
Deebo Samuel Age
Deebo Samuel was born on January 15, 1996, in Inman, South Carolina, United States. He is 27 years old.
Deebo Samuel Family
He was born in Inman, South Carolina, United States. He is the proud son of Galen Samuel (father) and Precious Martin (Stepmother). He was raised along with his 8 siblings.
Deebo Samuel Wife
He is married to Mahogany Nicole Jones who was born in 1996 in North Carolina. She is the daughter of Cassandra Johnson Jones and Jimmy C. Jones Jr. Jones also has one older sister called Melanie.
Deebo Samuel Children
He is the proud father of Tyshun Raequan Samuel Jr.
Deebo Samuel Salary
He pockets a desirable salary of $965,000 per year.
Deebo Samuel’s Net Worth
Deebo Samuel has over the years managed to garner a hefty fortune and has an estimated net worth of 7 million.
Deebo Samuel Career
He enrolled at Chapman High School in Inman, South Carolina, where he played high school football under coach Mark Hodge. Samuel led his team to the semifinals of the AAA playoffs as a senior. Throughout his career, he rushed 133 times for 898 yards and 13 touchdowns and had 166 catches for 2,751 yards and 36 touchdowns.
Samuel finished with a record 53 career touchdowns, 12 interceptions, and 94 tackles. Samuel earned the High School Sports Report Class AAA Offensive Player of the Year and played in the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas. He was rated by 247 Composites as a three-star recruit.
In 2014, he redshirted in his true freshman year. The following year, he played only five games, making three starts and struggling with injuries. In the season opener against North Carolina, Samuel suffered a hamstring injury and finished the season with 12 receptions for 161 yards.
He played in 10 games and led the team with 59 receptions for 783 yards in his sophomore season. Moreover, Samuel rushed 15 times for 98 yards and six touchdowns. He had 14 receptions for 190 receiving yards in the Birmingham Bowl against USF.
Samuel returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown in the first game of the season against NC State and had five catches for 83 yards for two touchdowns. He once again returned a kickoff for a touchdown in Week 2 against Missouri and finished with five catches for 45 yards, and also ran the ball twice for 30 yards and a touchdown.
In Week 3 against Kentucky, Samuel caught a pass from Jake Bentley and was awkwardly tackled by Derrick Baity Jr. of Kentucky with 2:27 left in the third quarter, bending his leg back. After the game, the head coach Will Muschamp announced that Samuel had broken his right fibula and would miss the rest of the season.
Samuel proclaimed that he would be returning for his senior season on November 5, 2017. He ended the 2018 season with 882 yards receiving and 11 touchdowns. Samuel’s best game of the season came against Clemson where he caught 10 passes for 210 yards and three touchdowns. Samuel chose not to play in the Gamecocks’ bowl game, the 2018 Belk Bowl, and was later selected to play in the 2019 Senior Bowl.
He was selected by the San Francisco 49ers in the second round of the 2019 NFL Draft. On July 25, 2019, he signed a four-year contract with the 49ers. He made his NFL launch against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, catching three passes for 17 yards but losing a fumble in the 31–17 road victory. In the following game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Samuel caught five passes for 87 yards and his first NFL touchdown as the 49ers won on the road by a score of 41–17.
He caught three passes for 19 yards and rushed for 29 yards and a touchdown in a 51–13 victory during Week 8 against the Carolina Panthers. Two weeks later, he caught eight passes for 112 yards in the 27–24 overtime loss against the Seattle Seahawks on Monday Night Football. In the next game, Samuel caught eight passes for 134 yards in the 36–26 victory against the Arizona Cardinals.
He rushed twice for 53 yards and caught five passes for 39 yards during the 31–20 loss during Super Bowl LIV against the Kansas City Chiefs. Samuel’s 53 rushing yards were the most by a wide receiver in the history of the Super Bowl.
On July 28, 2020, was placed on the non-football injury list at the start of training camp. On September 5, 2020, Samuel was activated but was placed on injured reserve on September 12, 2020. On November 4, 2020, Samuel was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list by the team and activated two days later. He had 11 receptions for 133 receiving yards in the 23–20 victory in Week 12 against the Los Angeles Rams. He ended the 2020 season with 33 receptions for 391 receiving yards and one receiving touchdown.
He caught three passes for 38 yards and rushed for 72 yards and a touchdown off ten attempts in the 23–17 win against the Dallas Cowboys in the Wild Card Round. He coined the term “wide back” to refer to his position as a wide receiver at the 2022 Pro Bowl that began playing running back midway through the 2021 NFL season.
On July 31, 2022, Samuel signed a new three-year contract worth $73.5 million with $58.1 million guaranteed. He had six catches for 115 yards and a touchdown on a 57-yard catch-and-run in the 24–9 win against the Los Angeles Rams in Week 4.