AT GEORGIA STATE: Junior college transfer who signed with the Panthers in 2017 and could make an immediate impact at safety.
JUNIOR COLLEGE/HIGH SCHOOL: Made 42 tackles, three sacks, six tackles for loss, one forced fumble and three pass breakups at Georgia Military College in 2016 ... Coached by Bert Williams ... Honorable mention all-state in Class AAA by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution in 2014 as a senior at Adairsville High School, when he recorded 56 tackles, four tackles for loss, three interceptions, 10 pass breakups, and four forced fumbles ... All-Area by the Rome News-Tribune ... Two-time All Region 5-AAA.
PERSONAL: Full name is DeAndre Deshawn Applin ... Son of Andre and Nicole Applin ... Born Jan. 29, 1997.