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Andre Debose

WR

Height
6' 0"
CLASS
RSR
Hometown
Sanford
Weight
195 lbs.
Experience
3L
School
Seminole
Andre Debose

Owns a school record with four kick return touchdowns in his career at Florida…His 4 kickoff return touchdowns is tied for the SEC record with Willie Gault (Tenn), Felix Jones (Ark) and Brandon Boykin (UGA)…2013: Suffered a torn ACL during preseason camp and sat out the season…Applied for a medical redshirt…2012: Played in nine games, starting two against Tennessee and Louisville in the Sugar Bowl…Saw time at wide receiver and was the team’s primary kick and punt returner…Returned 18 kickoffs for 510 yards and one touchdown…Set the school single-season record for kickoff return average with an average of 28.3 yards per return (broken in 2013 by Solomon Patton, 29.2)…Returned a kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown against Louisville in the Sugar Bowl, the longest return in the game’s history…2011: Saw action in 12 games and started four…Led the Gators in receiving yards (432) and receiving touchdowns (4)…Had seven 20-plus yard receptions…His 27.0 yards per catch ranked as the highest in the SEC and third-highest in the nation among players with 10-plus catches…Had back-to-back games with 65-yard TD receptions against Alabama and LSU and added TD catches of 80 and 64 yards against Furman…Led UF in both kick returns with 19 and kick return yards with 495…Had three 50-plus yard kick returns, including a 99-yard touchdown in the Gator Bowl vs. Ohio State to set the school record with three kick returns for touchdowns…Brought home Gator Bowl MVP honors after totaling 137 all-purpose yards and one touchdown in the victory over the Buckeyes…Was awarded CFPA National Wide Receiver of the Week and set career-highs in receiving yards and receiving touchdowns when he snagged three catches for 151 yards and two touchdowns in the win over Furman…Attempted a pass that drew a pass interference call vs. in-state rivals FSU…2010: Honored as a Freshman All-America by Sporting News and was named to the 2010 SEC Coaches All-Freshman Team and Phil Steele All-SEC First Team…Named the nation’s top kick returner by the College Football Performance Awards…Had 10 receptions for 96 yards (9.6 avg.)…Averaged 28.0 yards per kickoff return (21 kickoff returns for 587 yards), including two for touchdowns, good for second in the conference and 15th nationally…Led the team in all-purpose yards (159) against South Carolina, including returning the opening kickoff 99 yards for a touchdown…The last time a Gator had returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown was Bo Carroll against Arkansas in 1997…Led the nation as the only freshman in the country to account for two kickoffs for touchdowns (South Carolina, LSU)…Holds a first-place tie in UF history in kickoff return yards in a game with 159 kickoff return yards against South Carolina, equaling Tony Lomack vs. Kentucky in 1989…Scored his first career touchdown against LSU, returning a kickoff 88 yards for a touchdown…Became the second UF freshman to return a kickoff for a touchdown (Bo Carroll vs. Arkansas, Oct. 4, 1997)…His kickoff return of 88 yards was the longest vs. LSU since at least 1996 and the third-longest return in the SEC that season…Became the second Gator player since 1996 (Brandon James) to have 154-or-more return yards in a game…Recorded two catches for 30 yards against Alabama, including a 26-yard reception in the third quarter…Made first career start against Kentucky, nabbing four receptions for 36 yards, all in the first half…Made collegiate debut against USF…2009: Did not see any game action after undergoing a knee biceps femoris graft to address a lingering high school track injury.

 

PRIOR TO FLORIDA:

Led Sanford to the Class 6A title over Miami-Northwestern by catching the game-winning touchdown in the final seconds…Accumulated more than 2,000 yards at wide receiver, running back and quarterback…Rushed for 1,332 yards on 117 carries and scored 12 touchdowns…As a part-time quarterback, he completed 25 of 44 pass attempts for 353 yards and four touchdowns…Returned 10 punts for 236 yards and 14 kicks for 497 yards…Caught 27 passes for 664 yards and six touchdowns…Ranked No. 30 nationally in the ESPN 150…Played in ESPN/Under Armour All-Star Game, catching a 90-yard TD pass…Named First-Team 2008 EA Sports All-America Team…Named to the Orlando Sentinel’s All-Southern Team…Ranked sixth out of 120 top recruits by Mobile’s Press Register Super Southeast…Ranked second as a five-star wide receiver and the top receiver after a catch by Rivals.com…Finished his junior season with 712 yards and 11 touchdowns rushing; 204 yards and one touchdown passing; and had 18 catches for 270 yards receiving…State track champion as a member of Sanford Seminole Track & Field team…Posted four personal bests during the 2008 season: 10.68 in the 100-meter dash, 22.21 in the 200-meter dash, a 23’ 2.5” long jump, and a triple jump length of 44’ 7.25”…Coached by Mike Cullison…Selected Florida over Florida State, Georgia, LSU, Miami and Southern Cal.

 

DEBOSE’S CAREER HIGHS

Receptions: 4 (Kentucky, 2010)

Receiving Yards: 151 (Furman, 2011)

Receiving TDs: 2 (Furman, 2011)

Longest Reception: 80 (Furman, 2011)

Kick Returns: 5 (LSU, 2010)

Kick Return Yardage: 159 (South Carolina, 2010)

Longest Kick Return: 100 (Louisville, 2013)

Rushing Attempts: 1 (3x, last Georgia, 2012)

Rushing Yards: 9 (LSU, 2010)

Punt Returns: 3 (Bowling Green, 2012)

Punt Return Yardage: 45 (Bowling Green, 2012)

 

 

2010 (10 GP/2 GS*)

Receiving

Kick Returns

OPPONENT

No

Yds

Avg

TD

Lg

No

Yds

Avg

TD

Lg

Miami (OH) - 9/4

DNP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

USF - 9/11

0

0

0.0

0

0

 

0

0

0.0

0

0

at Tenn - 9/18

0

0

0.0

0

0

 

0

0

0.0

0

0

*Kty - 9/25

4

36

9.0

0

14

 

0

0

0.0

0

0

at #1 Ala - 10/2

2

30

15.0

0

26

 

2

45

22.5

0

23

#12 LSU - 10/9

0

0

0.0

0

0

 

5

154

30.8

1

88

*Miss St - 10/16

1

3

3.0

0

3

 

3

63

21.0

0

23

vs. UGA - 10/30

DNP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

at Vandy - 11/6

1

14

14.0

0

14

 

1

18

18.0

0

18

#22 SC - 11/13

2

13

6.5

0

7

 

4

159

39.8

1

99

App St - 11/20

0

0

0.0

0

0

 

0

0

0.0

0

0

at #22 FSU - 11/27

0

0

0.0

0

0

 

4

125

31.3

0

62

vs. PSU - 1/1

0

0

0.0

0

0

 

2

23

11.5

0

19

2010 Totals

10

96

9.6

0

26

21

587

28.0

2

99

2011 (12 GP/4 GS*)

Receiving

Kick Returns

OPPONENT

No

Yds

Avg

TD

Lg

No

Yds

Avg

TD

Lg

FAU - 9/3

3

32

10.7

0

20

 

0

0

0.0

0

0

UAB - 9/10

2

32

16.0

0

18

 

1

50

50.0

0

50

Tenn - 9/17

0

0

0.0

0

0

 

2

32

16.0

0

17

at Kty - 9/24

0

0

0.0

0

0

 

0

0

0.0

0

0

*#3 Ala - 10/1

2

90

45.0

1

65

 

0

0

0.0

0

0

at #1 LSU - 10/8

1

65

65.0

1

65

 

4

83

20.8

0

25

at #24 Aub - 10/15

1

14

14.0

0

14

 

2

52

26.0

0

32

vs. #22 UGA - 10/29

1

14

14.0

0

14

 

1

63

63.0

0

63

*Vandy - 11/5

2

25

12.5

0

26

 

0

0

0.0

0

0

*at #15 SC - 11/12

0

0

0.0

0

0

 

2

15

7.5

0

9

Furman - 11/19

3

151

50.3

2

80

 

5

72

14.4

0

21

*FSU - 11/26

0

0

0.0

0

0

 

0

0

0.0

0

0

vs. OSU - 1/2/12

1

9

9.0

0

9

 

2

128

64.0

1

99

2011 Totals

16

432

27.0

4

80

19

495

26.1

1

99

2012 (9 GP/2 GS*)

Receiving

Kick Returns

OPPONENT

No

Yds

Avg

TD

Lg

No

Yds

Avg

TD

Lg

BGSU - 9/1

0

0

0.0

0

0

 

1

38

38.0

0

38

at TAMU - 9/8

0

0

0.0

0

0

 

1

23

23.0

0

23

*at #23 Tenn - 9/15

0

0

0.0

0

0

 

4

84

21.0

0

26

Kty - 9/22

0

0

0.0

0

0

 

0

0

0.0

0

0

#4 LSU - 10/6

1

5

5.0

0

5

 

3

51

17.0

0

21

at Vandy - 10/13

0

0

0.0

0

0

 

2

67

33.5

0

60

#9 SC - 10/20

0

0

0.0

0

0

 

1

39

39.0

0

39

vs. #12 UGA - 10/27

1

6

6.0

0

6

 

4

84

21.0

0

26

Mizzou - 11/3

0

0

0.0

0

0

 

0

0

0.0

0

0

Louisiana - 11/10

0

0

0.0

0

0

 

0

0

0.0

0

0

Jack St - 11/17

0

0

0.0

0

0

 

0

0

0.0

0

0

at #10 FSU - 11/24

0

0

0.0

0

0

 

0

0

0.0

0

0

*#21 Louisville 1/2/13

1

4

4.0

0

4

 

2

124

62.0

1

100

2012 Totals

3

15

5.0

0

6

18

510

28.3

1

100

2013 (0 GP/0 GS*)

Receiving

Kick Returns

No

Yds

Avg

TD

Lg

No

Yds

Avg

TD

Lg

2013 Totals

0

0

0.0

0

0

0

0

0.0

0

0

Receiving

Kick Returns

Career Totals

No

Yds

Avg

TD

Lg

No

Yds

Avg

TD

Lg

31 GP/8 GS

29

543

18.7

4

80

58

1592

27.4

4

100

 

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