Deebo Samuel
Deebo Samuel
23-Year-Old Wide ReceiverWR
San Francisco 49ers
Injury Personal
2019 Fantasy Outlook
The 36th overall pick in this year's draft, Samuel could start opposite Dante Pettis out of the gate in what should be a productive Kyle Shanahan offense with a healthy Jimmy Garoppolo. At 5-11, 214, Samuel is stout, strong and plenty athletic with a 4.48 40 and 39-inch vertical. He's a strong route runner and dangerous in the open field after the catch, but he never reached 900 receiving yards in four seasons at South Carolina, limited by a mixture of injuries and poor quarterback play. Samuel is also on the old side for a rookie after turning 23 in January, so his physical development has likely maxed out already. He'll have to displace deep threat Marquise Goodwin, who's probably better suited to a situational role, among others, but Samuel's odds are good given his physical tools and draft slot. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a contract with the 49ers in July of 2019.
Leaves practice Tuesday
WRSan Francisco 49ers
August 13, 2019
Samuel exited Tuesday's practice early for personal reasons, Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
It remains to be seen how long Samuel will remain away from the team. Jordan Matthews and Jalen Hurd stand to see increased reps as long as Samuel's absence lasts. The rookie second-round pick is competing for a starting role on the outside in San Francisco's wideout corps.
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Deebo Samuel's measurables compare to other wide receivers?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
5' 11"
214 lbs
40-Yard Dash
4.48 sec
Shuttle Time
4.14 sec
Cone Drill
7.03 sec
Vertical Jump
39.0 in
Broad Jump
122 in
Bench Press
15 reps
Hand Length
10.00 in
Arm Length
31.38 in
Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Deebo Samuel
NFL Reactions: Preseason Week 1 Snap Analysis
5 days ago
Jerry Donabedian looks at snap counts from the first week of the preseason, explaining why O.J. Howard's every-down role with the starting offense is far more relevant than his lack of receiving production.
Job Battles: Preposterous Pettis Panic
6 days ago
Recent media coverage of the 49ers has implied a souring reception of Dante Pettis, but it will present an opportunity for profit if his price drops.
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21 days ago
Josh Fathollahi observes that while the 49ers have made the necessary roster moves heading into Year 3 under Kyle Shanahan, the team's eventual record likely rests on Jimmy Garoppolo.
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31 days ago
Jerry Donabedian provides a glimpse of his strategy for NFL dynasty leagues on Ottoneu, where rosters can include NCAA players to stash for future seasons.
ADP Watch: Summer's Biggest Mysteries
43 days ago
Jerry Donabedian is surprised to see early drafters overvaluing both Zach Ertz and Dallas Goedert after the Eagles upgraded their running backs and wide receivers during the offseason.
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Totals 75 scrimmage yards
WRSan Francisco 49ers
August 11, 2019
Samuel caught two of four targets for 61 yards and carried one time for an additional 14 yards during Saturday's 17-9 win over the Cowboys.
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Healthy in camp
WRSan Francisco 49ers
August 4, 2019
Samuel (groin) has had a healthy start to training camp after tweaking his groin at the end of OTAs.
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Dealing with minor groin injury
WRSan Francisco 49ers
June 20, 2019
Head coach Kyle Shanahan indicated that Samuel missed the final two weeks of the offseason program due to a "tweaked groin," Mike Gillespie of ABC Columbia reports.
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Misses practice Tuesday
WRSan Francisco 49ers
June 4, 2019
Samuel didn't take part in Tuesday's practice due to a suspected minor injury, Matt Barrows of The Athletic reports.
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Early second-round pick
WRSan Francisco 49ers
April 26, 2019
The 49ers selected Samuel in the second round of the 2019 NFL Draft, 36th overall.
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