WATCH: Former Cocoa Tiger, Current Buccaneers CB Jamel Dean Gets Key INT in Victory Over Miami Dolphins
By Space Coast Daily // October 10, 2021
tampa bay advances to 4-1 on the season
ABOVE VIDEO: Former Cocoa Tiger and now star Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Jamel Dean capitalized off wide receiver Jaylen Waddle’s drop with a tipped interception as the Bucs crushed the Dolphins Sunday afternoon, 45-17.
TAMPA, FLORIDA – Former Cocoa Tiger and now star Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Jamel Dean capitalized off wide receiver Jaylen Waddle’s drop with a tipped interception as the Bucs crushed the Dolphins Sunday afternoon, 45-17.
The defending champions advanced to 4-1 on the season and Miami fell to 1-4.
The Buccaneers travel to Philadelphia next week to face the Eagles, while Miami will head to London, England to take on the Jaguars.
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 Wilkinson, Dean was a two-time Florida first-team Class 4A all-state pick at Cocoa, 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.
In 2013, Dean was named Friday Night Locker Room – Space Coast Daily Player of the Game for Week 9 as he had 135 return yards (68-yard kickoff return for a TD and 67-yard punt return) and 45 yards receiving.
ABOVE VIDEO: Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Miami Dolphins Highlights
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