Who is Deebo Samuel?
Tyshun Raequan Samuel, also known as Deebo Samuel, is an American football wide receiver with the National Football League’s San Francisco 49ers (NFL). He attended South Carolina and was picked by the 49ers in the second round of the 2019 NFL Draft. He was also the 36th overall selection in the 2019 NFL Draft. In 2021, Deebo was named to the Pro Bowl and was named first-team All-Pro. His 53 rushing yards in the 2020 Super Bowl set a new mark for the most rushing yards by a wide receiver in Super Bowl history.
He is very active on social media, with over 841k followers on Instagram and more than 170.6K followers on Twitter. Furthermore, Samuel called himself a “wide back” after being employed as a running back midway through the season and through the remainder of the season after the game invented a new position for himself at the 2022 Pro Bowl.
Personal life/Early life
Tyshun Raequan Samuel was born on January 15, 1996, in Inman, South Carolina, under the given name Tyshun Raequan Samuel. He is of African-American race and has American nationality. Similarly, he follows the Christian faith and is of African descent. Deebo just had his 26th birthday in 2022, and his zodiac sign is Capricorn, according to his DOB. His father’s name is Galen Samuel, while his mother’s name is unknown.
Deebo had his high school education at Chapman High School in Inman, South Carolina, where he played football and was coached by Mark Hodge. He is committed to playing collegiate football at the University of South Carolina.
Deebo Samuel is a single man. He is in a love relationship with reality television actress Mahogany Jones. They have also showered a son on the parents of one child. Deebo has been tight-lipped about his marriage, but it is more likely that he will marry, after all, he appears to be satisfied in his relationship with his girlfriend. In terms of sexual orientation, he is straight.
|Celebrated Name||Deebo Samuel|
|Birth Name||Tyshun Raequan Samuel|
|Profession||Football Wide Reciever|
|Place Of Birth||Inman, South Carolina, the U.S.|
|University||University of South Carolina|
|Source of Wealth||Football wide receiver career|
|Net Worth||$7 million|
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight||215 lb (98 kg)|
|Links||Wikipedia Instagram Twitter|
Deebo Samuel begins his career as a senior, leading his team to the AAA playoff semifinals with 166 catches for 2,751 yards and 36 touchdowns and finishing with a career-high 53 touchdowns, 94 tackles, and 12 interceptions. He went on to win the High School Sports Report Class AAA Offensive Player of the Year and compete in the Carolinas Shrine Bowl. The 247 composites ranked him as a three-star recruit. He redshirted as a true freshman in 2014, appearing in five games and finishing the season with 12 catches for 161 yards.
In his sophomore season, he participated in 10 games and led the team with 59 catches for 783 yards, and he had 14 grabs for 190 yards in the Birmingham Bowl versus USF. In the season opener against NC State, he returned the opening kickoff for a score and had five receptions for 83 yards and two touchdowns. In addition, he returned a kickoff for a score against Missouri in Week 2, ended with five catches for 45 yards, and carried the ball twice for 30 yards and a touchdown.
He scored a 68-yard touchdown throw from Gamecock quarterback Jake Bentley in Week 3 against Kentucky, and he finished the season with 250 yards receiving for three touchdowns, two carries for 30 yards, and a touchdown, and two kickoff returns for two touchdowns for a total of 194 yards. He took a pass from Jake Bentley and was tackled awkwardly by Kentucky’s Derrick Baity Jr. with 2:27 remaining in the third quarter, twisting his leg back in Week 3 versus Kentucky. Following that, on November 5, 2017, he stated that he will be returning for his senior season.
He concluded the 2018 season with 882 yards receiving and 11 touchdowns, with his greatest game coming against Clemson when he caught 10 receptions for 210 yards and three scores. He declined to play in the Gamecocks’ 2018 Belk Bowl but was later picked to play in the 2019 Senior Bowl.
Professional career ( San Francisco 49ers)
Deebo Samuel was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the second round (36th overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft. He signed a four-year deal with the team on July 25, 2019. In a 31-17 road victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, he caught three catches for 17 yards and lost a fumble in his NFL debut. He caught five catches for 87 yards and his first NFL touchdown when the 49ers defeated the Cincinnati Bengals 41-1 on the road the following week.
In a 51-13 win over the Carolina Panthers, he grabbed three catches for 19 yards and carried for 29 yards and a score, and he caught eight passes for 134 yards in a 36-26 win against the Arizona Cardinals. He grabbed five catches for 102 yards and carried twice for 33 yards and a score in the Seahawks’ 26-21 regular-season finale on Sunday Night Football. Deebo carried twice for 53 yards and grabbed five catches for 39 yards in Super Bowl LIV’s 31-20 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. His 53 running yards were the most in Super Bowl history for a wide receiver.
He was put on the non-football injury list before the start of training camp on July 28, 2020, and had 11 receptions for 133 yards in a 23-20 victory against the Los Angeles Rams. He concluded the 2020 season with 33 catches for 391 yards and one touchdown reception. He caught nine receptions for 189 yards and a score in the season opener, a 41-33 away win against the Detroit Lions, and six passes for 171 yards in a 33-22 win over the Bears, earning NFC Offensive Player of the Week honors.
He also had five catches for 97 yards, five carries for 36 yards, and two total touchdowns in a 31-10 victory over the Rams, giving him his second NFC Offensive Player of the Week award of the season. He was named to the Pro Bowl in 2021, and he holds the record for the most running touchdowns by a wide receiver in a single season in NFL history, with 8. Samuel labeled himself a “wide back” after being employed as a running back midway through the season and through the remainder of the season after the game invented a new position for himself at the 2022 Pro Bowl.
Awards and Achievements
- First-team All-Pro (2021)
- Pro Bowl (2021)
- First-team All-American (2018)
- First-team All-SEC (2018)
- Most rushing touchdowns in a season by a wide receiver: 8
Wealth and Net Worth
As of 2022, Samuel’s net worth is $7 million. He agreed to terms with the San Francisco 49ers on a four-year, $7,247,476 deal that included a $3,618,076 signing bonus, $4,731,791 guaranteed, and an average yearly salary of $1,811,869.
In 2022, Samuel will make a base salary of $3,986,000, with a cap hit of $4,890,519 and a dead cap value of $904,519. He has not yet endorsed any brands’ work. Furthermore, his primary source of revenue is his football wide receiver profession.
Deebo Samuel stands 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) tall and weighs around 215 lb (98 kg). He has short black hair and brown eyes. Deebo’s body, paired with his excellent height and macho appearance, propels him to the top of the list of young gen women’s desires. His physical build is sporty.
Some Amazing Facts at A Glance About Deebo Samuel
- He was selected 36th overall in the 2019 NFL Draft.
- Tyshun Raequan Samuel is his given name.
- His 53 rushing yards in the 2020 Super Bowl set a new mark for the most rushing yards by a wide receiver in Super Bowl history.
- His father, Galen, was the one who gave him the nickname Deebo.
- He played for the San Francisco 49ers and was teammates with fellow 49er Jimmy Garoppolo.