|Ht / Wt:||5'8" / 206 lb.|
|Born:||March 15, 1992|
|Drafted:||2014 / Rd. 4 (103)|
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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:
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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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