NFL

Samuel earns All-Pro recognition from PFF


Manage Former South Carolina football wide receiver Deebo Samuel and his San Francisco 49ers walk into the NFL Playoffs on a hot streak having won four of their last five games and have the No.


Samuel has also proven to be one of the best wide receivers in the NFL right now, and showed as much the last weekend of the regular season as he threw a touchdown pass and caught another while also making plays in the run game.


The FLEX designation was built for Samuel, who is a unique playmaker and a force within the 49ers' offense that is unlike anyone else in the league.


He also scored eight rushing touchdowns, the most from a wide receiver in a single season in NFL history.


His 57 receptions set a team rookie record, previously held the game's greatest ever, Jerry Rice .


From his GamecocksOnline.com bio: One of the most electrifying players in college football, the talented wide receiver and kick returner earned all-conference and All-America recognition... logged 86 career receptions for 1,194 yards... scored 28 career touchdowns - 16 receiving, seven rushing, four via kickoff return and one fumble recovery... also threw one touchdown pass... finished his career ranked eighth in receptions (148), 10th in receiving yards (2,076), tied for ninth in receiving touchdowns (16), tied for fourth in touchdowns scored (28), first in kick return average (29.00 first in kick returns for touchdowns (4) and eighth in all-purpose yards (3,257)... played in 30 games with 27 career starts.






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