• Devonta Freeman (RB) #24

    Devonta Freeman
    Team:Atlanta
    Ht / Wt:5'8" / 206 lb.
    College:Florida State
    Age:24
    Born:March 15, 1992
    Drafted:2014 / Rd. 4 (103)
    Draft Team:ATL
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    2016 Season Stats

    Ru Att Ru Yds Ru TD Rec Rec Yds Rec TD
    227 1,079 11 54 462 2
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    ADP Value & Outlook

    Last updated: February 19, 2017

    Devonta Freeman's fantasy value is measured by his average draft position (ADP) in fantasy football drafts. In recent drafts, Freeman's current ADP is 1.10, which indicates that his fantasy outlook is to be the 10th pick of the 1st round, and 10th selection overall.

    He was drafted 389 times in the latest ADP data, with a high of 4th and a low of 19th.

    Below is his trend in average draft position:

    Data from fantasy football 12-team standard scoring average draft position data, based off of the latest fantasy football mock drafts.

    Recent drafts with Devonta Freeman:

    Draft #DateFormatFreeman's Draft Pick
    3980410 2/19/2017 Standard 9th
    3980383 2/19/2017 Standard 9th
    3980300 2/19/2017 Standard 13th
    3980296 2/19/2017 Standard 9th
    3980293 2/19/2017 Standard 10th
    3980291 2/19/2017 Standard 10th
    3980287 2/19/2017 Standard 7th
    3980258 2/19/2017 Standard 14th
    3980254 2/19/2017 Standard 8th
    3980251 2/19/2017 Standard 11th

    Players drafted after Devonta Freeman:

    Jordan Howard RB CHI 1.10
    Melvin Gordon RB SD 1.11
    A.J. Green WR CIN 1.11
    Jordy Nelson WR GB 2.01
    Jay Ajayi RB MIA 2.02
    DeMarco Murray RB TEN 2.02
    T.Y. Hilton WR IND 2.03
    Todd Gurley RB LA 2.04
    Dez Bryant WR DAL 2.05
    Lamar Miller RB HOU 2.07
    Aaron Rodgers QB GB 2.07
    Michael Thomas WR NO 2.08
    Carlos Hyde RB SF 2.09
    Rob Gronkowski TE NE 2.10
    Mark Ingram RB NO 2.12
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    Injury History and Status

    No injury history available for Devonta Freeman.

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    Devonta Freeman Biography

    Last updated: January 30, 2017

    Devonta Freeman is the starting running back for the Super Bowl bound Atlanta Falcons. A standout in high school, college and now in the NFL, Freeman has provided plenty of highlights throughout the years. Whether you cheer for the Falcons, have him on your Fantasy Football team, or love to toss him the ball  on Madden, you can't help, but respect his speed, versatility, and tenacious running style. 

    Childhood and High School

    Devonta Freeman was born in Baxley, Georgia on 3/15/1992. He attended Miami Central High School in Miami, Florida. In his Senior year, he and his team won the state championship. In the game, he rushed for 308 yards, which is only 20 yards shy of the state record

    College

    Out of High School, Freeman was a 4-star running back and one of the highest coveted recruits in Florida. He signed with Florida State and was a first team All-ACC pick in 2013. In the 2013-2014, Freeman ran for a touchdown and helped the Seminoles seal a victory in the BCS National Championship. Click here for a video of some of his outstanding runs at FSU. Although most of his years in college were successful, he was plagued with back injuries while with the Seminoles

    NFL Draft

    At the 2014 combine, Freeman's  40 time was 4.58 seconds and he had a vertical leap of 31.5 inches. He ran the 3 cone drill in 7.11 seconds, the 20 yard shuttle in 4.26 seconds, and had a broad jump of 118 inches. He was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the 4th round, as the 103rd pick overall. 

    2014-2015 NFL Seasons

    In 2014, his rookie year, Freeman signed a 4-year 2.7 million dollar contract. In additional to his salary, he received a $475,000 signing bonus. Despite his substantial salary, he played a very limited role. He had only 65 attempts for 248 yards. He wore and continues to wear number 24. 

    The next year, 2015, he started 13 games and ran over 1,000 yards. He scored 11 touchdowns on 265 attempts. He also brought in 73 receptions for 578 yards and 3 receiving touchdowns. 

    2016 NFL Season

    In 2016, Devonta Freeman continued to show why he's an elite NFL running back. He ran for 1,079 yards on 227 carries. Averaging 4.8 yards per rush, he was selected for the Pro Bowl for the first time. Freeman caught 54 passes for 462 yards and 2 touchdowns. He averaged 8.6 yards per reception. Freeman and the Falcons won the NFC Championship and are set to play Tom Brady and the AFC Champion New England Patriots in the Super Bowl on February 5, 2017. 

    Personal Life 

    Among his teammates, coaches, and outside the stadium, Freeman is easy going and social. He's active on twitter @devontafreeman and on instagram as v8_splashh. Like many NFL players, he enjoys playing as number 24 on Madden; although he may not be too happy with his 88 overall rating. Click here to buy a 2017 Devonta Freeman jersey and memorabilia. 

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    Jersey From Amazon

    You can find a Devonta Freeman jersey for sale on Amazon. Color rush jerseys, youth jerseys, and women's jerseys are sometimes available if they are in stock.

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    News

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