DELAWARE TO THE XFL
When reviewing the journey of Dejoun Lee found below; you will understand why football experts expect Dejoun Lee to explode in the XFL and thrive in the NFL once proven his salt in the XFL. His DREAM is to play in the NFL and that is why he turned down a contract to play in the Canadian Football League (CFL). This young man's career at Delaware is OUTSTANDING. See for yourself.
2021 Spring CAA Offensive Player of the Year
2021 First Team All-CAA (RB and ST)
2021 Stats Perform All-American
2021 AP Second Team All-American
2021 Spring CAA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll for the fall semester
2021 CoSIDA Academic All-District 2 team
2021 CAA Player of the Week (3x)
All-CAA Second Team
FCS ADA Scholar-Athlete of the Year
Appeared and started in all 11 games
Lead the Blue Hens with 178 rushes for 814 yards and five touchdowns, ranking fourth in CAA with 4.6 yards/carry and 74.0 yards/game
Caught 13 passes for 90 yards and returned 11 kickoffs for 219 yards
Ranked sixth in the CAA with 102.1 all-purpose yards per game
Had four games with at least 100 rushing yards, including a stretch of three-straight contests
Had a season-high 127 yards, including a 71-yard rush, at Rutgers.
Ran for 112 yards and a touchdown against Albany
Had 115 rushing yards and 59 kick return yards for 174 all-purpose yards at Rhode Island
Rushed for 100 yards and a touchdown against Dixie State
Took back the season-opening kickoff 87 yards for a touchdown, the first time since 1933 the Blue Hens ran back the season-opening kickoff...Rushed for 221 yards on 22 carries for two touchdowns at Rhode Island (3/27), becoming just the eighth player in program history to eclipse 200 rushing yards in a single game...Followed that up with 109 rushing yards on 14 carries and two touchdowns at Delaware State (4/10)...Totaled 564 rushing yards on 120 carries and ranked second in the CAA with six rushing touchdowns...Hauled in 16 passes for 119 yards with a long of 41...Finished the regular season ranked sixth in all of FCS in all-purpose yards per game (152.2) and 12th in rushing yards per game (99.6)
Appeared in nine games as a redshirt junior...Ran for 463 yards and caught nine passes for 57 yards...Broke the century mark vs. New Hampshire (10/19), rushing for 103 yards on 23 attempts with a score...Recorded two rushing touchdowns on the year...The team's primary kick returner.
Played in 12 games for the Blue Hens...Ran for 606 yards and two touchdowns...Returned 24 kickoffs for 545 yards.