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#1 - Devan Gadson
2012-13 Football
POS.
DB
HT.
5-9
WT.
155
YR.
So.
HOMETOWN
Orlando, Fla.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Freedom
Devan Gadson

2013: Appeared in nine games for Valpo in his junior season...returned three kickoffs for 62 yards and made four solo stops in the season opener at North Dakota (Aug. 29)...recorded five tackles (four solo) at Mercer (Oct. 12)...tallied three tackles at Drake (Oct. 26)...added a solo stop to his stat sheet versus San Diego (Nov. 2)...returned two kickoffs for 31 yards, broke up a pass, and notched a tackle in the season finale versus Dayton (Nov. 16).

2012: Appeared in all 11 games for the Brown and Gold, making four starts...made a season-high six solo stops, recovered a fumble before running it back 36 yards for a touchdown, and broke up a pass in the season opener on Aug. 30th versus St. Joseph's...returned four kicks for 79 yards at Youngstown State (Sept. 8)...registered four tackles in addition to returning four kickoffs against Duquesne (Sept. 15)...broke up two passes and had three tackles at San Diego (Sept. 22)...collected five tackles - three solo - versus Butler as well as a kick return (Oct. 6)...picked off a pass against Dayton (Oct. 20)...made three solo stops versus Marist (Oct. 27)...had a tackle for a loss in Valpo's 41-21 win at Campbell on Nov. 3rd...forced and recovered a fumble for a touchdown in addition to making three solo tackles and breaking up a pass against Davidson (Nov. 10)...closed out the 2012 season with three solo stops at Morehead State (Nov. 17).

2011: Made eight appearances for the Crusaders, starting the final three contests of the season ... made collegiate debut at Youngstown State (Sept. 10) ... finished the season with 26 total tackles, including 16 solo stops ... had a season-high seven tackles against Marist (Nov. 5), Campbell (Nov. 12), and Davidson (Nov. 19) ... had six solo stops against Campbell and Davidson ... returned 10 kickoffs on the season, including a long of 41 yards against Campbell ... finished the season with 213 all-purpose yards.

Prep: A three-year letterwinner for the Patriots ... named to the All-Metro Team as a senior ... named team’s Defensive Player of the Year as a junior ... also competed in track and field.

Personal: Devan is the son of David Gadson and Shashi Bhandari ... major is sociology ... born Dec. 29, 1992.