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Gameday Guide 2017
 
CU Football BIO
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Diondre Overton
Player Profile:
Diondre Overton 2811748
Position: WR
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 205
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Greensboro, N.C.
High School: Walter Hines Page HS
Experience: 1 Letter

Tall, athletic wide receiver who has a bright future.

2016: Had two receptions for 48 yards and a touchdown in 107 snaps (eight games) ... made most of first career reception, hauling in a 45-yard touchdown catch from Nick Schuessler in win over SC State ... played 22 snaps against Syracuse ... logged six snaps at Wake Forest ... had three-yard catch in 19 snaps versus South Carolina.

Before Clemson: Rated among the top 150 players in the nation by ESPN ... he is No. 135 overall, sixth-best in the state of North Carolina and 18th-best wide receiver in the nation by ESPN ... rated the No. 196 overall prospect by 247 Sports, No. 234 by Rivals and No. 231 by Scout ... eighth-best player in state of North Carolina by Rivals ... played in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl ... played in the Shrine Bowl for North Carolina ... had terrific senior year with 78 catches for 1,251 yards and 15 touchdowns ... also had a rushing touchdown for 16 total touchdowns ... also had seven interceptions on defensive side and 34 total tackles ... as a junior had 31 receptions for 577 yards and four scores, an average of 18.6 yards per catch ... also a starter in basketball, where he averaged 14.6 points, 6.2 rebounds and 4.4 assists per game as a junior ... played his high school football for Kevin Gillespie ... selected Clemson over offers from Tennessee, South Carolina, NC State and North Carolina ... recruited by Robbie Caldwell and Jeff Scott.

Personal: Majoring in sports communication.

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