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Devin

Gentry

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#14

Wide Receiver
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 195
Year: Junior
Hometown: Louisville, Ky.
High School: Male

Bio

CAREER STATISTICS

AT GEORGIA STATE: Versatile, speedy receiver who can also line up in the backfield and return kickoffs ... Wears No. 14 after wearing No. 81 in 2016.

2017: Averaged 21.6 yards on 12 receptions and 6.8 yards on 12 rushing attempts ... Had the team’s two longest receptions of 2017 at 69 and 71 yards ... Scored his first two touchdowns in win at ULM, one through the air and one on the ground. First he took a short pass from Conner Manning and turned it into a 69-yard touchdown. Then on a reverse, he took a pitch from Taz Bateman and raced around the left end and down the sideline for a 15-yard rushing touchdown ... Had two more touchdowns in win at Texas State on receptions of 34 and 71 yards, both times catching a short pass and turning it into  big play. Finished with three catches for 120 yards. 2017: Averaged 21.6 yards on 12 receptions and 6.8 yards on 12 rushing attempts ... Had the team’s two longest receptions of 2017 at 69 and 71 yards ... Scored his first two touchdowns in win at ULM, one through the air and one on the ground. First he took a short pass from Conner Manning and turned it into a 69-yard touchdown. Then on a reverse, he took a pitch from Taz Bateman and raced around the left end and down the sideline for a 15-yard rushing touchdown ... Had two more touchdowns in win at Texas State on receptions of 34 and 71 yards, both times catching a short pass and turning it into  big play. Finished with three catches for 120 yards.

2016: Earned playing time as a true freshman, primarily on special teams ... Made one tackle on kickoff coverage ... Caught one pass with a 15-yard completion at Troy.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned all-metro and honorable mention all-state honors as a running back ... Led Louisville's Male High School to a 14-0 record, the Class 6-A Kentucky state title and a No. 8 national ranking by USA Today ...Rushed for over 1,000 yards and 19 touchdowns as a senior, along with 350 yards and five touchdowns receiving; had 1,500 all-purpose yards ... Four-year letterwinner as a running back, receiver, safety and kick returner for coach Chris Wolfe ... Also a track standout, he was state runner up in the long jump (22-7) and triple jump (45-7.25) as a senior ... As a sophomore he was Class 3-A state runner up in 100-meter dash and long jump. As a junior he finished among the top 12 in four events — triple jump (fourth), 100 (fifth), long jump (ninth) and 200 (12th) ... Was second in state in the long jump three out of four years.

PERSONAL: Full name is Devin Louis Gentry ... Born Oct. 18, 1997 ... Parents are Donald and Yvette Gentry ... Uncle is long-time NFL coach Sherman Lewis.

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