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#1 Dezmon Epps
Position: WR
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 175
Year: Senior
Hometown: Sacramento, Calif.
High School: Grant High School
Other College: City College of San Francisco
Major: Psychology
Experience: 1 Letter

2014:Did not play.

2013: Had an immediate impact with 79 catches for 980 yards – the fourth-best season by a Vandal receiver since 2000 ... was on the Biletnikoff Award Watch List ... had three games of more than 100 receiving yards – 175 vs. Old Dominion, 126 at Florida State and 110 vs. Northern Illinois ... twice had nine receptions – vs. Northern Illinois and vs. Old Dominion ... best outing was 175 yards on nine catches vs. Old Dominion ... those 175 yards are the most by a Vandal since 2009 and the third best since 2000 ... also had 20 punt returns for 138 yards and 14 kickoff returns for 283 yards ... had 1,416 all-purpose yards – the most by a Vandal in a decade ... ranked 42nd nationally in receiving yards per game ... tied for 24th in receptions per game ... was 47th in total receiving yards ... was a first-team FBS Independent choice.

Junior college: Epps was a highly acclaimed receiver at San Francisco City where he was on the 2012 All-America Community College Football Team as chosen by the JC Athletic Bureau and the California Community College Football Coaches Association. Prior to the start of the season, he was on the 2013 JC Gridiron Receivers Watch List. As a sophomore, he finished with a team-best 31 carries for 329 yards and seven TDs as well as 20 receptions for 404 yards and two TDs. He returned punts and kickoffs and wound up with 15 punt returns for 347 yards and six kickoff returns for 208.He also was a first-team Region I selection as a freshman, a season which was culminated by SFCC winning the regional title with Epps accounting for three TDs – two receiving and one rushing.

Career bests

Receiving: Receptions – 9, twice (vs. Old Dominion, Nov. 9, 2013, and vs. Northern Illinois, Sept. 14, 2013). Yards – 175 (vs. Old Dominion, Nov. 9, 2013). TDs – 1, four times (vs. Old Dominion, Nov. 9, 2013; at Ole Miss, Oct. 26, 2013; at Arkansas State, Oct. 12, 2013, and vs. Fresno State, Oct. 5, 2013). Long – 68 (at Florida State, Nov. 23, 2013).

Rushing: Carries – 3 (at Washington State, Sept. 21, 2013). Yards – 10 (at Washington State, Sept. 21, 2013). Long – 17 (at Washington State, Sept. 21, 2013).

Kickoff returns: Returns – 4 (at Washington State, Sept. 21, 2013). Yards – 81 (at Washington State, Sept. 21, 2013). Long – 28 (at Washington State, Sept. 21, 2013).

Punt returns: Returns – 5 (vs. Northern Illinois, Sept. 14, 2013). Yards – 47 (vs. Old Dominion, Nov. 9, 2013). Long – 47 (vs. Old Dominion, Nov. 9, 2013).

All-purpose yards: 248 (175 receiving, 26 kickoff returns, 47 punt returns) vs. Old Dominion, Nov. 9, 2013.

Personal: Son of Deardra Odem ... born Aug. 21, 1992.

Receiving                  
Year G/GS rec yds avg. td lg avg/g    
2013 12/7 79 980 12.4 4 68 81.7    
Totals 12/7 79 980 12.4 4 68 81.7    
KICKOFF RETURNS                  
Year G/GS ret yds avg td lg avg/g    
2013 12/7 14 283 20.3 0 28 23.6    
Totals 12/7 14 283 20.3 0 28 23.6    
punt RETURNS                  
Year G/GS ret yds avg td lg avg/g    
2013 12/7 20 138 6.9 0 47 3.9    
Totals 12/7 20 138 6.9 0 47 3.9    
rushing                  
Year G/GS ATT Gain loss net avg. td lg avg/g
2013 12/7* 8 30 15 15 1.9 0 17 1.2
Totals 12/7* 8 30 15 15 1.9 0 17 1.2
* starting wide receiver                  
all-purpose rushing                  
Year G/GS PLAYS RUSH REC KR PR TOT AVG/PLAY AVG/G
2013 12/7 121 15 908 283 138 1416 11.7 118
Totals 12/7* 121 15 908 283 138 1416 11.7 118
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