Deadrin Senat
Senat in 2018
No. 94 – Atlanta Falcons
Position:Defensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1994-07-22) July 22, 1994 (age 27)
Naples, Florida
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:305 lb (138 kg)
Career information
High school:Immokalee
(Immokalee, Florida)
College:South Florida
NFL Draft:2018 / Round: 3 / Pick: 90
Career history
Roster status:Injured reserve
Career highlights and awards
  • 2015 AAC All-Freshman Team
  • 2016 All-AAC Football Team
  • 2017 All-AAC Football Team
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2020
Total tackles:34
Sacks:0.0
Forced fumbles:0
Fumble recoveries:1
Player stats at NFL.com

Deadrin Senat (born July 22, 1994) is an American football defensive tackle for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the South Florida Bulls, and was drafted by the Falcons in the third round of the 2018 NFL Draft.

College career

Initially Senat committed to Florida State early, but later decommitted early so that he could explore his options.[1] After his senior year, Senat was named to the All-AAC First team.[2] Senat was also invited to the 2018 East-West Shrine game, along with teammates Quinton Flowers and D'Ernest Johnson. This was the first year 3 players from the Bulls were invited to the East-West Shrine game.[3]

Professional career

On November 30, 2017, it was reported that Senat had accepted his invitation to play in the 2018 East-West Shrine Game.[4] Senat impressed scouts during East-West Shrine Game practices and improved his draft stock.[5] Senat sustained a minor knee strain during practice and was unable to play in the East-West Shrine Game. He also received an invitation to play in the 2018 Senior Bowl, but declined due to his injury.[6] Senat attended the NFL Scouting Combine and completed all of the combine and positional drills.[7]

External video
video icon Deadrin Senat's NFL Combine Workout
video icon Deadrin Senat's 40-yard dash

On March 26, 2018, Senat participated at South Florida's pro day but opted to stand on his combine numbers and only performed positional drills. At the conclusion of the pre-draft process, Senat was projected to be a third-round pick by NFL draft experts and scouts. He was ranked as the eighth-best defensive tackle prospect in the draft by DraftScout.com and was ranked the ninth-best defensive tackle by Scouts Inc.[8][9]

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
6 ft 0 in
(1.83 m)
314 lb
(142 kg)
31+58 in
(0.80 m)
9+34 in
(0.25 m)
5.16 s 1.76 s 3.01 s 4.79 s 7.77 s 26 in
(0.66 m)
8 ft 4 in
(2.54 m)
35 reps
All values from NFL Combine[10]

The Atlanta Falcons selected Senat in the third round (90th overall) of the 2018 NFL Draft. Senat was the ninth defensive tackle drafted in 2018.[11]

External video
video icon Falcons draft Deadrin Senat 90th overall

On May 10, 2018, the Falcons signed Senat to a four-year, $3.42 million contract that includes a signing bonus of $817,960.[12]

On August 8, 2021, Senat was waived/injured and placed on injured reserve.

References

  1. ^ Elliott, Bud (May 5, 2012). "Deadrin Senat Decommits From Florida State And Opens Up Recruitment". Tomahawk Nation. Retrieved April 13, 2018.
  2. ^ Knight, Joey (November 29, 2017). "Four Bulls make coaches All-AAC team". Tampa Bay Times. Retrieved April 13, 2018.
  3. ^ Knight, Joey (November 30, 2017). "Three Bulls receive invitations to East-West Shrine Game". Tampa Bay Times. Retrieved April 13, 2018.
  4. ^ "Three Bulls receive invitations to East-West Shrine Game". TampaBay.com. November 30, 2017. Retrieved August 19, 2018.
  5. ^ Miller, Matt (January 20, 2018). "2018 East-West Shrine Game: Matt Miller's Biggest Takeaways". BleacherReport.com. Retrieved August 19, 2018.
  6. ^ Auman, Greg (January 20, 2018). "Shrine Game journal: USF players' thoughts are with grieving QB Quinton Flowers". TampaBay.com. Retrieved August 19, 2018.
  7. ^ Bond, Nathan (December 30, 2017). "USF Football Senior DT Deadrin Senat Invited to NFL Combine". The Daily Stampede. Retrieved April 13, 2018.
  8. ^ "Deadrin Senat, DS #8 DT, South Florida". draftscout.com. Retrieved August 19, 2018.
  9. ^ "NFL Deadrin Senat-ESPN". ESPN.com. Retrieved August 19, 2018.
  10. ^ "NFL Draft Profile: Deadrin Senat". National Football League. Retrieved August 19, 2018.
  11. ^ "Falcons Select Deadrin Senat in Third Round". AtlantaFalcons.com. April 27, 2018. Archived from the original on May 1, 2018. Retrieved May 13, 2018.
  12. ^ "Spotrac.com: Deadrin Senat contract". Spotrac.com. Retrieved August 19, 2018.