CANES BASEBALL ALUM AND MLB VETERAN PLAYER DANNY VALENCIA TALKS ABOUT HIS TIME AT UM, PLAYING FOR 7 DIFFERENT MLB TEAMS AND HIS UPCOMING TRIP TO THE SUMMER OLYMPICS IN TOKYO WITH TEAM ISRAEL ON THE BEHIND THE U PODCAST

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Deandre Johnson

position

Defensive End

Height

6-3

Weight

246 lbs.

Class

Redshirt Senior

Hometown

Miami, Fla.

High School

Miami Southridge

Previous School

Tennessee

Before Miami: Spent first four seasons of career at Tennessee…Played in 41 games and made nine starts…Totaled 58 tackles, 15.5 tackles for loss and 10 sacks during career with Volunteers…Had best game of career in 2020 season opener against South Carolina, finishing with six tackles, 2.5 sacks and forced fumble to earn SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week Honors…Had 28 tackles, six tackles for loss and team high-tying 4.5 sacks in final year at Tennessee.

High School: Three-star recruit out of Miami Southridge High School … Helped lead Spartans to 2016-17 8A State Championship and 12-2 record … Graduated high school early to enroll at Tennessee in January 2017 … Was team captain and one of the top prospects in Florida.