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#71 Shamire Devine

Shamire Devine - Football - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Year RS Senior
Height 6-7
Weight 365
Hometown Atlanta, Ga.
Last School Tri-Cities
Height / Weight 6-7 / 380
Birthdate 06/09/1994
Shamire Devine - Football - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

2017 (Redshirt Senior): Played in all 11 games with eight starts at right guard … Earned honorable-mention all-ACC recognition … Helped pave the way for Georgia Tech to lead the ACC and rank fifth nationally with 307.4 rushing yards per game … Was named ACC Offensive Lineman of the Week after taking 10 defenders to the ground and helping Georgia Tech rush for 427 yards in a 38-24 win over est (Oct. 21).

2016 (Redshirt Junior): Saw action in all 13 games with seven starts at right guard … Started each of the first seven games of the season before settling into a reserve role over the final six contests … Helped pave the way for Georgia Tech to rank ninth nationally in rushing offense (258.1 ypg) and 17th nationally in fewest sacks allowed (1.23 pg).

2015 (Redshirt Sophomore): Played in 11 games, making nine starts at right guard … Made first-career start vs. Alcorn State (Sept. 3).

2014 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in 13 of 14 games … Missed Clemson game (Nov. 15) due to injury … Aided Tech’s offensive line that allowed just 0.79 sacks per game (1st in ACC, 2nd nationally) … Tech ranked first nationally in rushing offense, posting school-record marks for rushing yards (4,789) and rushing yards per game (342.1).

2013 (True Freshman): Redshirted.

High School: Tri-Cities H.S., 2013 … Played four seasons for coach Kenneth Miller … Participated in Nike’s The Opening for top high-school football players in nation … Served one year as team captain … Earned all-area honors … Named 65th-best prospect overall in Southeast by … Prepstar all-American … Named to Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s “Super 75” … Considered by many as Georgia’s top offensive line prospect … Won MVP honors at Atlanta Nike camp … Good student with high GPA.

Personal: Full name is Shamire Dakwon Devine … Mother is Leesha Devine … Born June 9, 1994 in Willingboro, N.J. … Has two younger siblings … Chose Georgia Tech because of school/academics, football program and potential for good career … Enjoys video games and cartoons … Began playing football at very young age when “my mom made me” … Graduated from Georgia Tech in December 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in literature, media and communication.

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