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DJ Dean
DJ Dean

#2 DJ Dean

Defensive Back | Senior | 5-11 | 199 | Newton, Texas | Newton HS

Senior (2016)
Played in 11 games … Totaled 24 tackles … Collected at least one tackle in nine games and multiple stops in six contests … Also contributed on special teams … vs. Mississippi State (Nov. 18): Matched a career high in tackles with six.

Junior (2015)
Finished the season as the active team leader in career interceptions with four … Experienced action in 12 games and made eight starts … Started 13 straight games before missing the UT Martin game (Oct. 31) due to injury … Tied for ninth on the team in tackles with 35 … Tied for the team lead in interceptions with two … Notched three pass breakups … Returned seven punts for 93 yards … vs. Texas Tech (Sept. 19): Made one interception and tallied two solo stops … at No. 19 Ole Miss (Nov. 7): Tallied five tackles, including three solo stops … Broke up a fourth-down pass to end the Rebels’ potential game-winning drive … at No. 9 LSU (Nov. 14): Recorded a career-high six tackles, including a half sack … Picked off LSU’s Brandon Harris in the end zone with 3:26 left in the fourth quarter to close the door and help Arkansas hold onto The Golden Boot for the second straight year.

Sophomore (2014)
Started 6 of 13 games he appeared in … Tallied 23 tackles, five breakups and two interceptions … Held punt return duties, racking-up 121 yards on 11 returns, including a season-long 63-yard scamper … vs. Nicholls (Sept. 6): Collected first-career interception and recorded a career-long 63-yard kickoff return in Arkansas’ 73-7 home opener … at Texas Tech (Sept. 13): Registered three tackles and one pass breakup in Arkansas’ non-conference victory … vs. No. 20 LSU (Nov. 15): Posted three tackles and batted down a pass in Arkansas’ shutout over the Tigers … at No. 17 Missouri (Nov. 28): Recorded second career interception in the Razorbacks’ regular-season finale.

Freshman (2013)
Appeared in all 12 games as a true freshman and started the final two games vs. Mississippi State and at No. 15 LSU … Finished the year with nine tackles and four pass breakups … vs. Southern Miss (Sept. 14): Made his first career tackle and pass breakup in Arkansas’ 24-3 win … at Ole Miss (Nov. 9): Recorded two tackles and one pass breakup … vs. Mississippi State (Nov. 23): Registered a pair of tackles and one pass breakup … at No. 15 LSU (Nov. 29): Ended season with a career-high three tackles and one pass breakup.

High School
Was an impact player on both sides of the ball at Newton High School, playing cornerback and quarterback … Named district MVP after leading the Eagles to the semifinal round of the state playoffs and a 13-1 final record … Recorded 34 tackles, four interceptions and one forced fumble and also passed for 1,062 yards and 11 touchdowns while rushing for 1,014 yards and 20 touchdowns … Made 46 tackles and five interceptions while passing for 1,280 yards and eight touchdowns and rushed for 672 yards and eight touchdowns as a junior … Coached by W.T. Johnston … Selected Arkansas over offers from Baylor and Utah.

Personal
Born on Jan. 28, 1995 … Son of Dale and Beverly Dean … Journalism major.

2015 Game-By-Game

 GP/GSUAAToTTFL-YDSSCK-YDSFFFR-YDSINT-YDSQBHBRUPPUNT RETPUNT RET YDSPUNT RET TDLNG
TOTAL12/82114351.5-40.5-200-02-003793045
UTEP1/11010.0-00.0-000-00-0000000
TOL1/12130.0-00.0-000-00-0010000
TxTECH1/12020.0-00.0-000-01-0000000
vs TAMU1/11010.0-00.0-000-00-000145045
at TEN1/12350.0-00.0-000-00-001112012
at ALA1/13031.0-20.0-000-00-000211011
AUB1/13250.0-00.0-000-00-0001404
UTM
at MISS1/13250.0-00.0-000-00-0011707
at LSU1/01560.5-20.5-200-01-000114014
MSU1/03140.0-00.0-000-00-0000000
MIZZ1/00000.0-00.0-000-00-0000000
vs K-STATE1/00000.0-00.0-000-00-0000000

2014 Game-By-Game

 GP/GSUAAToTTFL-YDSSCK-YDSFFFR-YDSINT-YDSQBHBRUP
TOTAL13/61112230.0-00.0-000-02-905
at AUB1/00000.0-00.0-000-00-000
NICH1/01010.0-00.0-000-01-900
at TxTECH1/01230.0-00.0-000-00-001
NIU1/01010.0-00.0-000-00-000
vs TAMU1/01120.0-00.0-000-00-000
ALA1/00000.0-00.0-000-00-000
UGA1/00330.0-00.0-000-00-000
UAB1/10110.0-00.0-000-00-001
at MSU1/11120.0-00.0-000-00-001
LSU1/11230.0-00.0-000-00-001
MISS1/12130.0-00.0-000-00-000
at MIZZ1/11010.0-00.0-000-01-001
vs TEX1/12130.0-00.0-000-00-000

2013 Game-By-Game

 GP/GSUAAToTTFL-YDSSCK-YDSFFFR-YDSINT-YDSQBHBRUP
TOTAL12/25490.0-00.0-000-00-004
UL-LAF1/00000.0-00.0-000-00-000
SAMFORD1/00000.0-00.0-000-00-000
SoMISS1/00110.0-00.0-000-00-001
at RUTG1/00000.0-00.0-000-00-000
TAMU1/00110.0-00.0-000-00-000
at FLA1/00000.0-00.0-000-00-000
SoCAR1/00000.0-00.0-000-00-000
at ALA1/00000.0-00.0-000-00-000
AUB1/00000.0-00.0-000-00-000
at MISS1/02020.0-00.0-000-00-001
MSU1/11120.0-00.0-000-00-001
at LSU1/12130.0-00.0-000-00-001

Career Stats

 GP/GSUAAToTTFL-YDSSCK-YDSFFFR-YDSINT-YDSQBHBRUP
TOTAL36/163730671.5-40.5-200-04-9012
201312/25490.0-00.0-000-00-004
201413/61112230.0-00.0-000-02-905
201511/82114351.5-40.5-200-02-003