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DeAngelo Benton
DeAngelo Benton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bastrop, La.

High School:
Bastrop

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 201

Position:
WR

Major:
Public Administration

2011 -- Appeared in 13 games with two starts ... Seven catches for 156 yards and one TD ... Seventh on team in receiving yards ... First grab of the year at Clemson was a career-long 41 yards ... Made a key reception for 15 yards on the game-winning drive in the fourth quarter at South Carolina ... One catch for 5 yards at Arkansas ... Scored his first career touchdown on a 25-yard jump ball from Barrett Trotter that gave Auburn a 7-0 lead over Florida ... Finished the game with two catches for 33 yards ... Also made his first career start in the win over the Gators ... Had two catches for 42 yards at LSU. 2010 -- Appeared in nine games, primarily on special teams ... Did not record a catch vs. Arkansas State in season opener ... Limited snaps vs. Clemson and South Carolina ... Against ULM, caught first pass of season with a 15-yard grab ... Left UK game due to injury and missed four contests ... Returned vs. Georgia and played vs. Alabama ... Special teams vs. South Carolina in SEC Championship and vs. Oregon in BCS National Championship 2009 -- Appeared in 12 games ... Recorded first collegiate catch vs. Furman, totaling six grabs for 88 yards with a long catch of 26 yards ... Played, but did not have a catch, vs. Alabama or Northwestern in Outback Bowl. HIGH SCHOOL -- High School Coach: Brad Bradshaw ... The 2006 Class 4A MVP after hauling in 40 catches for 947 yards and 15 TD in leading Bastrop to its second straight state title ... Averaged 23.6 yards per catch his senior season ... Named a high school All-American by Parade Magazine and SuperPrep in 2006 ... Caught 41 passes for 869 yards and 11 touchdowns as a junior in 2005, earning 4A all-state honors ... Named to the Rivals.com Rivals100, Scout.com Hot 100 and ESPN.com 150 ... Ranked as the nation's seventh-best wide receiver by Rivals.com and Scout.com, and the third-best prospect from Louisiana by Rivals.com ... Member of the Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen, New Orleans Times Picayune's Blue-Chip List and Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100 following senior season. PERSONAL -- Born Nov. 17, 1987 ... Son of Jacqueline Kendricks and Gregory Baker ... Major: Public Administration.