WATCH: Former Cocoa Tiger, Current Tampa Bay Buccaneer Jamel Dean Super Bowl LV Press Conference
By Juan Rodriguez, Space Coast Daily // February 7, 2021
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BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Former Cocoa Tiger and current Tampa Bay defensive back Jamel Dean talked to the media in advance of Super Bowl LV between the Chiefs and the Buccaneers.
Dean was among former Cocoa High School head coach John Wilkinson’s best two-way players during his Space Coast Sports Hall of Fame career for the Tigers.
Playing on back-to-back 11-2 state playoff teams for coach Wilkinson, Dean was a two-time Florida first-team Class 4A all-state pick at Cocoa High, totaling 975 offensive yards, including 22 receptions and 15 touchdowns in 2014 to earn all-state honors as a receiver.
He also had 38 tackles, two pass breakups, and one interception in 2013 and also had seven pass breakups as a senior and scored nine touchdowns as a junior.
Dean was selected by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the third round of the 109 National Football League draft with the 94th overall pick.
ABOVE VIDEO: Former Cocoa Tiger, Current Tampa Bay Buccaneers DB Jamel Dean talks about his recent induction into the Space Coast Sports Hall of Fame and his journey to the NFL on Space Coast Daily TV with Juan Rodriguez.
2020 Space Coast Sports Hall of Fame: Cocoa Tigers Football’s Jamel Dean’s Tenacity, Accomplishments Earn Him Induction into Space Coast Sports Hall of Fame. (Video aired in 2020)
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