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Dillon DeBoer
Dillon  DeBoer

RS Senior

Tarpon Springs, Fla.

High School:
East Lake

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 300



MBA Business

Undergraduate Major:


Antonyo Woods Named to Rimington Trophy Watch List

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Four FAU Football Players Extend their Football Playing Careers

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Record 227 FAU Student-Athletes Placed on C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

This is a new program record and a more than 10 percent increase from 2016


Football’s Trey Hendrickson Named First Team C-USA

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FAU Football Celebrates its 2016 Seniors

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Redshirt Senior (2016)

  • Listed on the Rimington Watch List
  • Asked to move to left tackle just days before the season opener
  • Made the move to left tackle versus SIU and didn't miss a snap
  • Started his second game at left tackle versus UM
  • Moved back to starting center for the Kansas State game
  • Continued to provide experience, at center, to the shuffling offensive line versus Ball State
  • Anchored the offensive line with his fifth start and fourth at center versus FIU
  • Started at center versus Charlotte
  • Led the line at Marshall that blocked for two 100+ yard rushers
  • Continues to lead the Owls offensive line and did so with the eighth starting combination in the WKU contest
  • Part of the ninth O-Line combination and one that blocked for a program high 257 yards rusing by freshman Devin Singletary and a progam high in total yards versus Rice
  • Started for the Owls at center and recorded an solo tackle after chasing down the UTEP defender following an INT
  • Closed out his home career with the start versus ODU
  • Named to Conference USA's All-Academic team. One of 11 to be honored fro 1,500+ athletes
  • Honored as the team's Offensive MVP at the season-ending banquet
  • Named to the C-USA Honorable Mention Team

Redshirt Junior (2015) 

  • Saw action in 103 plays at Tulsa, a game the Owls gained nearly 600 yards...tallied an 83% assignment grade, a 75% effort and 12 knockdowns...did not allow a sack...continued to help the Owls in multiple positions
  • Tallied 74 plays, tops on the line, versus Miami...scored a 92% for assignment
  • Saw action in all but one offensive snap versus Buffalo...recorded eight knockdowns during the game and no sacks
  • Versus Rice he played one of his best games to date as he got more and more comfortable at center...tallied an 80% grade and a 93% assignment mark...played every snap
  • Played in all but one play of the Marshall game...recorded his highest total grade of the season and the highest grade for effort of 2015
  • Combined efforts with the "O" line to produce a 229 yard rushing attack in the Shula Bowl victory over FIU
  • Ended his individual game performance with an 81% total grade, a 91% assignment grade and allowed no sacks
  • Had a career day at WKU with a total grade of 84%, including a high of 92% on assignment and a 71% on technique...did not allow a sack and did not get charged with a penalty
  • Played every offensive snap versus Middle Tennessee...recorded four knockdowns and was not charged with a penalty
  • Recorded 87 snaps, a grade of 82% and 9.5 knockdowns at UF
  • One of three linemen to play every down in the ODU victory...line helped the running backs gain 239 yards on the ground...individually tallied an 81% total grade and recorded nine knockdowns versus the Monarchs
  • One of 12 league wide selected as C-USA All-Academic

Redshirt Sophomore (2014) 

  • Started the season opener at No. 22 Nebraska and was part of the rotation versus No. 2 Alabama
  • Drew the start at right guard in game No. 3, the season home opener
  • Solidified himself as the starter in both the Wyoming and UTSA games
  • Drew third-consecutive start with FIU
  • Part of a line rotation that earned the offensive MVP award following the WKU victory
  • Part of a line that was praised for its performance at No. 23 Marshall
  • Strong outing versus UAB
  • Saw action in the starting rotation at North Texas and Middle Tennessee
  • Drew the start at right guard in the season ending ODU contest

Redshirt Freshman (2013) 

  • Played in 10 games including the season opener against Miami
  • Started the final six games at right guard
  • Was part of the offensive line that enabled FAU to shatter its season high rushing record

True Freshman (2012)

  • Redshirted

High School

  • Played for Bob Hudson at East Lake High School
  • Two-sport athlete (football and basketball)


  • Graduated in the spring '16 as a Finance major
  • MBA Graduate Student
  • Son of Michael and Lyn DeBoer
  • Born July 26, 1994 in Clearwater, FL
  • Aspires to become a financial planner

Game-by-Game Notable Games Grades
2014: Nebraska (Assignment: 89%, Knockdowns 3); Alabama (Assignment: 83%, Knockdowns: 2); Tulsa (Assignment: 90%, Knockdowns: 7.5); Wyoming (Knockdowns: 7.5); UTSA (Assignments: 94%, Total: 85%, Knockdowns 9.5); FIU (Knockdowns: 10); WKU (Knockdowns: 2.5); Marshall (Assignment: 93%, Knockdowns: 4, Sacks Allowed: 1); UAB (Effort: 90%, Total 81%, Knockdowns 3); North Texas (Knockdowns: 6.5); Middle Tennessee (Knockdowns: 8.5)
2015: Charlotte (Knockdowns 6); Rice (Total: 80%, Assignment: 93%, Knockdowns: 8); Marshall (Total: 81%, Assignment: 93%, Effort: 90%, Knockdowns: 9); UTEP (Knockdowns: 2); FIU (Assignment 91%, Knockdowns: 5.5); WKU (Total: 84%, Assignment: 92%, Technique: 71%, Knockdowns: 1.5) Middle Tennessee (Assignment: 91%, Knockdowns: 4); UF (Total: 82%, Effort: 90%, Knockdowns: 9.5); ODU (Total: 81%, Technique: 71%, Knockdowns: 9)

Career Game High Grades 
Minimums (Total: 80+; Assignment 90+, Technique: 70+; Effort 90+)
94% UTSA (9/27/14)
Technique: 71% WKU (11/7/15), ODU (11/28/15)
Effort: 90% Marshall (10/17/15), UF (11/21/15)
Total: 85% UTSA (9/27/14)
Knockdown: 12 at Tulsa (9/5/15)
Penalties: 0 15X
Sacks Allowed: 0 19x

2014 Season Game Highs 
Minimums (Total: 80+; Assignemnt 90+, Technique: 70+; Effort 90+)
94% UTSA (9/27/14)
Total: 85% UTSA (9/27/14)
Knockdown: 9.5 UTSA (9/27/14)
Penalties: 0 6X
Sacks Allowed: 0 10x

2015 Season Game Highs
Minimums (Total: 80+; Assignment 90+, Technique: 70+; Effort 90+)
93% Ricei (10/10/15)
Technique: 71% WKU (11/7/15), ODU (11/28/15)
Effort:  90% Marshall (10/17/15), UF (11/21/15)
Total: 84% WKU (11/7/15)
Knockdown: 12 at Tulsa (9/5/15)
Penalties: 0 7X
Sacks Allowed: 0 9X

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