- His father, Galen, gave him the nickname "Deebo" after the notorious bully in the 1995 movie Friday because he was always taking things away from people as a toddler. In high school, his stepmother, Precious Martin, gave him another nickname, "Sweet Feet," due to his speed.
- Lists his favorite player growing up as Reggie Bush.
Morning Report: Win Jerry Rice, George Kittle and Deebo Samuel Custom-Designed Levi's® Trucker Jackets
Catch up on the latest San Francisco 49ers headlines, roster news and injury updates.
Deebo Samuel, Richard Sherman Won't Play vs. Saints; Kendrick Bourne, Brandon Aiyuk to Make Week 10 Returns
Kyle Shanahan provided status updates on several members of the 49ers heading into the NFC matchup in New Orleans.
Deebo Samuel Steals Kyle Shanahan's Thunder in "Sweet" Thank You Message from the Welkers
When the Shanahans sent candy to the coaching staff's family for Halloween, Wes Welker's son Jack insisted the "toot" goodies came from Deebo Samuel.
Introducing the 'YAC Boys': Deebo Samuel, George Kittle and Brandon Aiyuk
Samuel dubs the 49ers pass catchers as the 'YAC Bros' given the trio's ability to pick up yards after the catch.
5 Takeaways from Players for a Purpose Presented by SAP
The 49ers Foundation hosted its annual kickoff to the season last night virtually.
49ers Foundation Announces Player Lineup for Annual Kickoff Event: Players for a Purpose presented by SAP
The annual fundraiser featuring 49ers players, coaches, alumni and executives will take place virtually to celebrate the start of football season while raising money for Bay Area youth.
49ers Hoping for Week 1 Return for Deebo Samuel, But Not 'Counting On It'
Kyle Shanahan believes it is "too early" to decipher, but remains hopeful the second-year wideout will be on hand for the team's season opener against the Arizona Cardinals.
2020 Training Camp Preview: Wide Receiver
In the seventh installment of the 49ers position-by-position breakdown, 49ers.com is taking a look at the wide receiver position and how the unit can improve in 2020 without Emmanuel Sanders.
Morning Report: Top NFL Divisions by Receiver, Deebo Samuel Creates Scholarship Fund, Robbie Gould Releases New Episode of 'Kickin It' Podcast
CBS Sports ranks NFL divisions by the strength of the receiving corps, Deebo Samuel debuts "Be the Change" scholarship program, listen in to Robbie Gould's podcast with special guest Mike McGlinchey.
Deebo Samuel Leading By Example, Offering Aid to Student-Athletes
The second-year wideout set out to help provide scholarships to Black student-athletes in his hometown of Spartanburg, S.C., who may not have access to higher education.
Morning Report: Richard Sherman's Top 5 CBs of All Time, 49ers vs. Buccaneers Full Game, Daniel Brunskill Joins Athletes from Special Olympics in an Online Workout
Richard Sherman lists his Top 5 cornerbacks in NFL history, rewatch the 49ers 2019 Week 1 victory in Tampa Bay, 49ers PREP presented by U.S. Bank and Special Olympics of Northern California and Nevada host live online workout.
Morning Report: Rich Eisen Reviews San Francisco's Offseason Moves, NFL's Top 100 Plays of 2019, Front Office Staff Supply Groceries for Over 900 Families
Rich Eisen says San Francisco had the "best offseason" in the NFL, 49ers land six plays in NFL's top 100 of 2019 and the 49ers front office joins Second Harvest Food Bank of Silicon Valley for a day of volunteering.
Morning Report: 49ers Health Updates, an Oral History of Juneteenth with Dr. Harry Edwards, Roster Moves
Health updates on Deebo Samuel and Richie James Jr., a listen and learn session on the significance of Juneteenth and 49ers announce roster moves.
Morning Report: Injury Update on Deebo Samuel, Arik Armstead Donates Supplies for Distance Learning, 49ers Celebrate SLI Graduation
San Francisco confirms Deebo Samuel suffered a Jones fracture, Arik Armstead distributes Chromebooks at Mercy Housing, 49ers SLI celebrates first graduating class.
49ers Confirm Deebo Samuel Suffered a Broken Foot During Workout
Coming off of a standout rookie campaign, the second-year wideout underwent a procedure on his left foot on Thursday and is expected to miss between 12-16 weeks.
Morning Report: Fred Warner on the Importance of Education, Arik Armstead Reads to 2nd Grade Class, 49ers vs. Panthers Full Game
Fred Warner joined NFL Network to discussed racism in the U.S., Arik Armstead reads to 2nd graders from Galt, CA, and rewatch the 49ers 51-13 victory over the Carolina Panthers.
49ers Morning Report: Kyle Juszczyk Details Virtual Meetings, Jerry Rice on Team's Super Bowl Trajectory and Top 5 WRs to Breakout in 2020
Kyle Juszczyk discusses logistics of virtual offseason, Jerry Rice says the time is "now" for a Super Bowl win, Nate Burleson puts Deebo Samuel among Top 5 WRs to have a breakout year.
Deebo Samuel Takes Guidance from Former 49ers Wideout and Aids Brandon Aiyuk's NFL Transition
With the lack of veteran presence in the 49ers receiver corps, Samuel is stepping up in Year 2 and lending a hand to the 49ers young wideouts amid modified offseason.
49ers Players React to First Round Selections
Players welcome new teammates Javon Kinlaw and Brandon Aiyuk to the 49ers on social media.
Training Doesn't Stop for 49ers Amid Isolation
Members of the 49ers are getting creative with makeshift gyms and workouts to stay active under self-quarantine practices.
49ers Morning Report: Deebo Samuel to Compete in Madden Tournament, Best of Richard Sherman Mic'd Up, Spot the Difference
Deebo Samuel will take on DeSean Jackson in a charity Madden tournament, Richard Sherman Mic'd Up highlights and the 49ers Instagram posts challenging Spot the Difference featuring Raheem Mostert.
Deebo Samuel to Face DeSean Jackson in EA Madden Charity Tournament
Samuel is competing with Jackson, Derwin James and other NFL superstars in an EA Madden NFL charity tournament benefiting COVID-19 relief efforts.
49ers vs. Chiefs: Super Bowl LIV Game Preview & Where to Watch
The 49ers and Chiefs will meet in Miami for the Lombardi Trophy. Here's everything you need to know about the Super Bowl LIV matchup.
By The Numbers: How the 49ers – Chiefs Super Bowl LIV Matchup Came to Be
Take a look at the stats and figures that propelled the 49ers and Chiefs through the postseason en route to the Super Bowl.
|12||@Rams||W 23 - 20||11||133||12.1||33||0|
|10||@Saints||L 13 - 27|
|8||@Seahawks||L 27 - 37|
|7||@Patriots||W 33 - 6||5||65||13||23||0||3||7||2.3||3||0|
|6||Rams||W 24 - 16||6||66||11||35||1||1||-6||-6||-6||0|
|5||Dolphins||L 17 - 43||2||19||9.5||15||0||1||3||3||3||0|
|4||Eagles||L 20 - 25||3||35||11.7||17||0||1||10||10||10||0|
WR TE Career
|2019||San Francisco 49ers||15||11||57||802||14.1||42||3||14||159||11.4||31||3||2||1|
|2020||San Francisco 49ers||5||4||27||318||11.8||35||1||6||14||2.3||10||0|
Deebo Samuel: 'It Felt Great to Be Back Out There With My Teammates and Get the Dub'
Samuel reviewed his 11-catch, 133-yard performance against the Rams and discussed his relationship with head coach Kyle Shanahan.
Top Plays from the 49ers 23-20 Victory Over the Rams
Watch the highlights from San Francisco's 23-20 victory over the Los Angeles Rams in Week 12.
Every Deebo Samuel Touch from Week 12
Watch every play Samuel made in his 11-catch, 133-yard performance against the Rams.
Deebo Samuel Bowls Over Defenders to Pick Up 26 Yards
Samuel muscled his way past defenders to set the 49ers up in Rams territory.
Deebo Samuel Picks Up 33 Yards on Jet Sweep
Samuel flew by the Rams defense to set the 49ers up inside Los Angeles territory.
Top Plays from the 49ers 33-6 Victory Over the Patriots
Watch the highlights from San Francisco's 33-6 victory over the New England Patriots in Week 7.
Intel True View: Highlights from Rams vs. 49ers
Watch some of the best 49ers plays from every angle with True View technology powered by Intel. Multiple high-resolution cameras render thrilling, slow-motion replays and highlight reels.
Deebo Samuel on 'Setting the Tone' in Week 6
Samuel discussed the offense's emphasis to start fast against the Rams and recapped his performance on "Sunday Night Football."
Top Plays from the 49ers 24-16 Victory Over the Rams
Watch the highlights from San Francisco's 24-16 victory over the Los Angeles Rams in Week 6.
Deebo Samuel Picks Up 11 Yards to Seal the 49ers Week 6 Victory
Samuel followed his blockers and showed off his strength to pick up a first down and clinch the win over the Rams.
Deebo Samuel Scores His First TD of the 2020 Season
Jimmy Garoppolo completed a 6-yard touchdown pass to Samuel on the opening drive of "Sunday Night Football" against the Rams.
1-on-1: Deebo Samuel Headlines 49ers YAC and Drip Bros
Samuel talks the energy he brings to the field, the value Brandon Aiyuk adds to the offense and highlighted the signature members of the YAC and Drip Bros during the latest episode of Toyota 1-on-1.
The Armor of Legends: The Legacy Continues
The San Francisco 49ers are taking things back to 1994 with their throwback inspired alternate uniforms.
Deebo Samuel Talks About Brandon Aiyuk Joining the 'YAC Bros'
Samuel discussed how it felt to play his first game of the 2020 season and analyzed Aiyuk's addition to the 49ers offense.
49ers Players React to 25-20 Loss to the Eagles
Fred Warner, Arik Armstead, Jerick McKinnon and other members of the 49ers discussed the team's "Sunday Night Football" loss to the Eagles and the message in the locker room postgame.
Full Highlights: Eagles vs. 49ers
Watch the top plays from the 49ers Week 4 matchup against the Philadelphia Eagles.
Meet the Scouts: Josh Williams, Area Scout
In the final episode of the 2020 Meet the Scouts series presented by Zenni, Josh Williams discussed scouting Deebo Samuel and shared his first impressions of the wide receiver at South Carolina.
Behind the Scenes at the 49ers 2020 Media Day
Take a behind the scenes look at the 49ers socially distanced media day.
Meet the Scouts: Chip Flanagan, National Scout
In the second episode of the 2020 Meet the Scouts series presented by Zenni, Chip Flanagan shared what it's like to make the call to players drafted by the 49ers and discussed scouting Deebo Samuel and Ronald Blair III.
Nate Burleson Predicts Deebo Samuel to Have a Breakout Season
NFL Network's Nate Burleson revealed his list of the top five wide receivers to have breakout seasons in 2020.
Deebo Samuel Shares First Impressions of Rookie WRs Brandon Aiyuk and Jauan Jennings
Samuel broke down what new wide receivers Brandon Aiyuk and Jauan Jennings bring to the 49ers receiving corps and discussed his personal goals for Year 2.
Week 14 - 49ers vs. Saints | NFL Game Pass
Relive the 2019 Week 14 matchup between the San Francisco 49ers and the New Orleans Saints with this full game replay brought to you by NFL Game Pass.
John Lynch Describes How the 49ers Scouted Deebo Samuel
49ers general manager John Lynch joined NFL Network in Indianapolis to discuss how his team scouted Deebo Samuel at the Senior Bowl and NFL Combine.
49ers Best Touchdown Passes from the 2019 Season
Relive the best 49ers touchdown passes of the 2019 season.