DeShawn Potts
DeShawn  Potts


Monrovia, Calif.

High School:
Monrovia HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 190



Last updated on Dec. 17, 2015

2015 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in eight games and made two starts – the last two games of the season … recorded 18 tackles and two pass breakups on the season … posted eight tackles and one pass breakup in the season finale against Colorado State.

2014 (Freshman): Redshirted.

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 and the CIF Mid-Valley Championship ... three-year varsity player who also helped Monrovia win the CIF Mid-Valley Championship as a sophomore in 2011 ... also played basketball where he received all-league and defensive team MVP honors his junior season.

Personal: Born in Duarte, Calif. ... son of Grenetta Young and Derrick Potts ... has one older brother, David ... his cousin, Demetrius Jackson, is a junior cornerback at Portland State ... kinesiology-exercise science major.

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