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Zion DeBose

Position Defensive End
Height 6'2"
Weight 250 lbs.
Class RS-Senior
High School North Rowan HS
Hometown Salisbury, N.C.
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2021 (R-Sr.): Saw action in 10 games of the 2021 season … Finished with seven tackles, 2 1/2 tackles-for-loss and 1 1/2 sacks… at Oklahoma State: Recorded a career high three tackles and an assisted sack…at Texas: Posted two tackles and one tackle-for-loss in the overtime win over the Longhorns…West Virginia: Picked up the first solo sack of his Jayhawk career.

2020 (R-Jr. at Virginia Tech): Played in four contests … Made a solo stop at Louisville … Had 2 tackles vs. Boston College  … Had a career-high four tackles and 1.0 sack vs. NC State.

2019 (R-So. at Virginia Tech): Missed the season due to injury.

2018 (R-Fr. at Virginia Tech): Played in all 13 games…Totaled five tackles and 0.5 TFL against William & Mary.

2017 (Fr. at Virginia Tech): Redshirted.

High School: Ranked as the No. 14 player in the state by ESPN … Played for head coach Ben Hampton … Had 20 sacks, 27 tackles for loss, 85 total tackles, 41 hurries, three forced fumbles, four fumble recoveries and two blocked punts as a senior … Named the county’s defensive co-player of the year and a first-team all-state and all-county selection … Two-time conference defensive player of the year after racking up more than 200 tackles, 124 solo, 31.5 sacks, seven forced fumbles, four recoveries and 82 tackles for loss.

Personal: Son of Lorenzo and Jill DeBose…Has a brother, Koby, and a sister, Leeana.