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DeeJay Dallas






200 lbs.




Brunswick, Ga.

High School

Glynn Academy

DeeJay Dallas - Football - University of Miami Athletics

2018 (Sophomore): Delivered standout sophomore season, compiling team-best 1,260 all-purpose yards…Saw action in all 13 games…Ranked second with 617 rushing yards on 109 carries…Tied for team lead with six rushing touchdowns…Had long rush of 83 yards, marking sixth-longest rush from scrimmage in program history…Caught 10 passes totaling 85 yards…Averaged 17.2 yards on nine punt returns with one punt return touchdown…Had longest punt return (61 yards) and kick return (53) for Miami…Saw action in season opener against LSU (Sept. 2) and finished with team-high 38 yards on eight attempts…Had one 13-yard reception against Tigers…Totaled 48 rushing yards on five carries with long run of 34 yards in win over Savannah State (Sept. 8)…Added 15-yard catch in win over Tigers…Recorded first 100-yard rushing game of career in win at Toledo (Sept. 15), finishing with 110 yards on 17 attempts…Had 35-yard touchdown run in win over Rockets…Caught two passes totaling 30 yards and added 28 rushing yards in win over FIU (Sept. 22)…Had second 100-yard game of career in win over North Carolina (Sept. 27), rushing for 114 yards on just 11 carries…Scored on 4-yard touchdown rush vs. Tar Heels…Totaled 114 all-purpose yards in win over Florida State (Oct. 6), including career-high 60 punt return yards…Had career-long 49-yard punt return against Seminoles…Finished with 24 rushing yards and one 11-yard reception at Virginia (Oct. 13)…Led Miami with 168 all-purpose yards at Boston College (Oct. 26), including career-best 138 kick return yards…Scored one rushing touchdown vs. Eagles…Had third 100-yard rushing game of career vs. Duke (Nov. 3), totaling career-best 124 yards on 12 carries…Had 83-yard rushing touchdown vs. Blue Devils, marking longest run of career and sixth-longest rush from scrimmage in program history…Totaled 191 all-purpose yards…Scored rushing touchdown at Georgia Tech (Nov. 10), marking third straight game with touchdown…Had season-high three catches in win at Virginia Tech (Nov. 17)…Totaled two touchdowns in win over Pittsburgh (Nov. 24) in regular season finale, scoring rushing touchdown and adding career-long 61-yard punt return touchdown…Led Miami with 98 all-purpose yards in New Era Pinstripe Bowl vs. Wisconsin (Dec. 27)…Had 35-yard punt return vs. Badgers.

2017 (True Freshman): Saw action in 12 of 13 games…Made shift to running back mid-season…Finished with 217 rushing yards and three rushing touchdowns…Added 92 receiving yards with long reception of 49 yards…Made career debut in season opener against Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 2) and had one 16-yard reception…Had 22-yard kick return in win at Duke (Sept. 29)…Had one kick return for 18 yards in win at Florida State (Oct. 7)…Saw action in wins over Georgia Tech (Oct. 14) and Syracuse (Oct. 21)…Had career-long 49-yard reception in win at North Carolina (Oct. 28)…Saw first significant time at running back against Virginia Tech (Nov. 4), finishing with six carries for 32 yards…Added one five-yard reception against Hokies…Totaled career-best 12 carries for 53 rushing yards, including first two rushing touchdowns of career, in win over Notre Dame (Nov. 11)…Had five carries for 15 yards in win over Virginia (Nov. 18)…Finished with three carries at Pittsburgh (Nov. 24)…Rushed for team-high 44 yards in ACC Championship Game against Clemson (Dec. 2)…Had career-best 69 rushing yards, including career-long 39-yard touchdown run, in Capital One Orange Bowl against Wisconsin (Dec. 30).

High School: Consensus four-star prospect by 247Sports, ESPN, Rivals and Scout…Played quarterback, receiver, running back and defensive back at Glynn Academy…Also returned punts and kicks…Ranked No. 15 athlete nationwide by Rivals and No. 196 overall prospect regardless of position…Rated No. 231 prospect nationwide on ESPN300 and the 16th-best athlete…Earned No. 265 ranking on 247Sports’ Composite Rankings…Rushed for 1,139 yards and 13 touchdowns during junior year at Glynn…Added 678 passing yards and seven passing touchdowns…Led Terrors to 11-2 record in final year…Rushed for 168 yards to go along with 135 passing yards in final game of high school career in state quarterfinals …Chose Miami over offers from Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Florida State and Georgia, among others.