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Devin

Hart

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Linebacker
Height 6'1"
Weight 220
Year First Year
Hometown Powder Springs, Ga.
High School McEachern H.S.
Major Engineering
Experience High School
School: SEAS
Birthdate February 05, 2000

Bio

HIGH SCHOOL

 

A 2018 graduate of McEachern High School in Powder Springs, Ga., where he played two years of varsity football for Head Coach Kyle Hockman … Two-time All-Cobb County selection as a junior and senior … Named the Cobb County Scholar-Athlete of the Year in 2018 … Played outside linebacker and tight end for the Indians … Named team captain as a senior … Concluded career with 146 total tackles, seven sacks, 8.5 tackles per game, one forced fumble, pass breakups and 37 tackles for loss … Finished with 129 tackles (89 solo), 10 tackles for loss, six sacks, three pass breakups and a forced fumble in 13 games as a senior … Registered a career-high 14 tackles, one sack, two tackles for loss and a forced fumble vs. Parkview … Led the Indians to a 10-4 overall record, 4-1 regional record and state playoff final four appearance as a senior … Saw action in seven games, made 17 tackles including 3.0 for loss and one sack as a junior … Helped guide the Indians to an 11-2 overall record, 5-0 league record, state playoff appearance and USA Today National Top-25 ranking as a junior … In sophomore season, helped the Indians win the conference title and place third in the sectional … Transferred to McEachern prior to his sophomore season from The Lovett School, where he played varsity football … Involved with the USA Football program … Voted team captain for the Under-16 USA Team which played Team Canada at AT&T Stadium in Dallas … Invited to Football University Top Gun Camp, where he was awarded the Top Performer award for linebackers … Invited to participate in the U.S. Army National Combine and O-D All-American Game … Played in the Claye Hart Youth Teams … Also played soccer and competed on the track and field team … Named the Steve Jones Student-Athlete of the Year … Earned Academic Award for excellence in physics … Has taken honors classes in French, biology, physics, chemistry and mathematics … Has volunteered at his church and Santa Comes to Cobb County, along with local elementary schools … Also mentors youth.

 

PERSONAL

 

Born Devin Michael Hart on February 5, 2000 … Son of Claye and Donna Hart of Powder Springs, Ga. … Has a sister Kendall … Mother passed away when he was 10 years old and he and his sister were raised by their father … Father graduated from Cornell and played football for the Big Red from 1981-85 … Father is an engineer … His career goals include following in his father’s footsteps in becoming an engineer and working for Elon Musk … Nickname is “Debs” from his friends because it was easier to hear on the football field but his family calls him Shaka after the African warrior Shaka Zulu … Hobbies and interests include building model rockets, working out and playing chess … Also played the violin for three years and placed 21st in a national chess tournament … Was also a nationally ranked chess player … Chose Columbia because the school offers the best chance for the highest quality of education and to pursue his dream of becoming an engineer … Chose Columbia over offers from Penn, Cornell, Davidson and Stetson and also considered Stanford … Enrolled at the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science and intends to major in Engineering.

 

 

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