Getty He was the second of four punters to be selected that year. TE Josiah Deguara's skill set and playstyle can really stress a defense. The official source for NFL news, video highlights, fantasy football, game-day coverage, schedules, stats, scores and more. Deguara took out not one, but two Vikings defenders (Mike Hughes and Pro Bowler Anthony Harris), on a lead block in space on Allen Allen Lazard's 19-yard run off an end-around near the end of the first quarter. Deguara, a third round tight end/fullback out of Cincinnati, was used by Packers coach Matt LaFleur in … and 16 TDs as a junior in 2013…Posted 22 catches for 249 yards (11.3 avg.) During his final collegiate performance, he broke loss for 244 rushing yards and five touchdowns against Missouri State that went down as the fourth-best individual rushing performance in program history at Indiana State. The Green Bay Packers (5-2) don't have much time to regroup after a disappointing loss to the Minnesota Vikings (2-5) on Sunday. The Green Bay Packers selected Cincinnati tight end Josiah Deguara with the 94th overall pick in the 2020 NFL draft. Yahoo is part of Verizon Media. 94 overall) of the 2020 NFL Draft, becoming the highest-drafted player from the University of Cincinnati since Chiefs TE Travis Kelce in 2013 (No. The Packers really should beat the brakes off of the 49ers' JV team on Thursday night. Larry McCarren uses the telestrator to take a deeper dive into the Packers' win at Minnesota.

Rookie TE Josiah Deguara came as advertised in Packers debut Third-round pick did a little of everything in Sunday’s win over Minnesota Sep 15, 2020 at 05:59 PM. Deguara caught 92 passes for 1,117 yards and 12 touchdowns over 46 games and 27 starts with the Bearcats. and 42 TDs at Folsom (Calif.) High School, including 114 receptions for 1,671 yards (14.7 avg.) Should being the key word. 61 overall).Â.

Dominique Dafney #23 of the Iowa Hawkeyes blocks the punt of Blake Gillikin #93 of the Penn State Nittany Lions on October 27, 2018 at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pennsylvania. GREEN BAY – In the midst of the pre-draft process, Brian Gutekunst brought a name to Matt LaFleur of an intriguing prospect the Packers general manager wanted the head coach to look into as a potential fit in the offense. TE Josiah Deguara's skill set and playstyle can really stress a defense. Follow the Heavy on Packers Facebook page for the latest breaking news, rumors and content! "The more I'm able to do, the more I'm able to get on the field, that's what I want to do. 2016: Appeared in all 12 games, seeing time on offense and special teams…Posted four receptions for 47 yards (11.8 avg.)…Vs. ), with four of the catches picking up first downs…At Connecticut (Sept. 29): Posted a career-high 112 receiving yards on five catches (22.4 avg. and 24 TDs as a senior…Was named the Sacramento Bee High School Player of the Week after recording nine catches for 219 yards (24.3 avg.) and four TDs in a 63-0 win over Granite Bay…Earned all-metro recognition from the Sacramento Bee as a junior in 2013 after hauling in 104 receptions for 1,354 yards (13.0 avg.) On May 4, 2018, he signed a contract with the Packers. Robert Tonyan (48 snaps), veteran Marcedes Lewis (32), Deguara (24) and Jace Sternberger (12) combined to play 116 offensive snaps against the Vikings, the most for the position group so far in LaFleur's 20 games as Green Bay's head coach. It would be tough to imagine him getting a permanent spot on the active, but the Packers have made use of game-day elevations rules for every game this season and could take that route in seeing what he can offer the offense. Green Bay Packers rookie tight end Josiah Deguara has been placed on injured reserve. The Packers don’t need to add talent at the tight end position, especially if Marcedes Lewis is capable of returning out of the bye in Week 6 against Tampa Bay. Deguara caught 92 passes for 1,117 yards and 12 touchdowns over 46 games and 27 starts with the Bearcats. The Packers have two spaces available on their active roster with a third expected to become available once Deguara is placed on injured reserve. The browser you are using is no longer supported on this site. Packers analyst Larry McCarren speaks with General Manager Brian Gutekunst for a final roundup of the 2020 NFL Draft. And he even caught his first NFL pass out of the backfield before halftime, picking up 12 yards on a short throw to the flat.

Packers Release Linebacker & Two Wide Receivers After Week 4 Win. Dillon and Josiah Deguara. [3], The Green Bay Packers selected Deguara in the third round with the 94th overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft. and two TDs as a sophomore in 2012…Was a part of teams that won three straight San Joaquin Section Division II titles and was teammates with Vikings QB Jake Browning and Bengals T Jonah Williams…Was a co-captain and starter for the basketball team that advanced to the Division II state championship in 2013-14. The hope is that we can build on this. 2017: Saw action in seven contests and posted 11 receptions for 98 yards (8.9 avg. and a career-high seven TDs…His 504 receiving yards were the second most in a season by a TE in school history behind only Kelce (722 in 2012)…Was selected as a team captain…Vs. Sternberger hasn’t shown up much in the first four games with Tonyan’s continuing to prove the better choice as a pass-catcher tight end. Scott was selected by the Green Bay Packers with the 172nd overall pick in the fifth round of the 2018 NFL Draft. They also have two spots open on their practice squad after releasing wide receiver Caleb Scott on Tuesday. Deguara attended Folsom High School in Folsom, California. The Green Bay Packers select Cincinnati tight end Josiah Deguara with the No. Houston (Sept. 15): Posted his first collegiate reception, hauling in a season-long 28-yarder…At Tulsa (Nov. 25): Registered a season-best two catches for 15 yards (7.5 avg.). The San Fransisco 49ers (4-4) await on the West Coast for a Thursday night matchup. 94 pick in 2020 NFL Draft", "Former Bearcat secures first NFL reception with Packers", "Packers place Josiah Deguara on injured reserve", "Did you know? "He did an outstanding job and to be honest with you, we had a lot on his plate going into this game.

However, it does appear the third-round draft choice will not return until 2021. Deguara's position coach, Mike Denbrock, was a longtime family friend who served on the same coaching staff as LaFleur at Notre Dame in 2014. As a junior in 2018, earned second-team All-AAC recognition after ranking No. Deguara also proved reliable in pass protection, picking up a blitzing linebacker to give quarterback Aaron Rodgers enough time to find Davante Adams across the middle for a 14-yard catch in the second quarter. Check out some highlights from the Packers' third-round pick, TE Josiah Deguara.