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Deion Belue
No. --     
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-09-03) September 3, 1991 (age 28)
Place of birth: Tuscumbia, Alabama
Career information
College: Alabama
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
Career highlights and awards
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Deion Belue (born September 3, 1991)[1] is an American football cornerback who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Alabama. Belue signed with the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted free agent in 2014.

He was also a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Early yearsEdit

Belue attended Deshler High School in Tuscumbia. He was selected to the Alabama Sports Writers Association 4A All-State team twice while in high school.[2] He recorded 70 tackles as a junior in 2008 with four interceptions, two in which returned for touchdowns. He also returned two punts and one kickoff for touchdowns while hauling in over 800 yards receiving and five touchdowns.

Considered a three-star recruit by Rivals.com, he was rated as the 82nd best cornerback prospect in the nation.[3]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight 40 Commit date
Deion Belue
CB
Tuscumbia, Alabama Deshler High School 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 175 lb (79 kg) 4.51 Jan 15, 2010 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 23 (CB)   Rivals: -- National, 85 (CB), 24 (Ala)
  • ‡ Refers to 40 yard dash
  • Note: In many cases, Scout and Rivals may conflict in their listings of height, weight and 40 time.
  • In these cases, an average of the two was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

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College careerEdit

Belue spent the previous two seasons at Northeast Mississippi Community College before transferring to Alabama.[2][4] Belue was selected to the NJCAA's 2011 All-American list during sophomore season.[5] He was selected to the second-team NJCAA All-American team following the 2011 season.[2] In his first season at Alabama, he started all 14 totaling 40 tackles (6.5 for loss), two interceptions and a fumble return (57 yards) for a touchdown. Belue also broke up seven passes and forced a fumble. As a senior in 2013, he started 11 games recording 20 tackles, three pass break ups and one interception.

Professional careerEdit

Miami DolphinsEdit

On May 12, 2014, he signed with the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted free agent.[6] He was waived on May 25, 2014.[7]

Pittsburgh SteelersEdit

Belue was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers on May 29, 2014.[8]

Jacksonville JaguarsEdit

On July 23, 2014, Belue was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars. On August 25, 2014, Belue was released.[9]

Edmonton EskimosEdit

On June 1, 2015 Belue signed with the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League.

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