DeShawn Potts
    DeShawn Potts

    Duarte, Calif.

    High School:

    Height / Weight:
    5-11 / 170


    High School: Played quarterback, cornerback and safety at Monrovia High School under coach Ryan Maddox ... helped lead the Wildcats to a 11-2 record, a Rio Hondo League title and a CIF Mid-Valley Division semifinal appearance in 2013 ... was a first-team All-Rio Hondo League selection at quarterback and at safety in 2013 ... team offensive MVP and All-CIF selection at safety ... also an All-Pasadena Area team selection as an athlete in 2013... totaled 1,573 yards and 16 touchdowns offensively playing quarterback as a senior and had 38 tackles and 10 pass breakups on defense at safety ... as a junior playing in Monrovia's 3-4 defense, he posted 59 tackles and four interceptions, two of which he returned for touchdowns ... selected to the All-Rio Hondo League team as a safety in 2012 ... helped lead Monrovia to a 12-3 season in 2012, the CIF Mid-Valley Championship ... three-year varsity player who also helped Monrovia win the CIF Mid-Valley Championship as a sophomore in 2011.

    Other Notes: Also played basketball where he received all-league and defensive team MVP honors his junior season ... his cousin, Demetrius Jackson, plays football at Portland State.

    Coaches Comments: "DeShawn has great overall athletic ability, having played safety and quarterback in high school. He is a very athletic and intelligent football player and his IQ will be a great asset to our back end."

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