Division I career games played/started: 24/1 (11/0 in 2014...13/1 in 2013).
2014 (Sophomore): Has played in all 11 games, recording 13 tackles (six solo).
- Had season-high four tackles (one solo) vs UC Davis (Sept. 13)
- Chosen to serve as a game captain for the home opener against UC Davis (Sept. 13)
- Made his Colorado State debut against in-state rival Colorado (Sept. 1), recording two tackles
- Made his first start at middle linebacker in a win against UTEP (Sept. 28) registering three tackles, a season-high
- Tied his season-best performance with three tackles in the Rams' blowout victory against Air Force (Nov. 30)
- Rated a two-star prospect by Scout.com and Rivals.com
- Two-year letterwinner at St. Xavier High School in Louisville, Ky., where he played for former CSU assistant strength coach Rashad Harris
- Football captain in 2012
- Registered 105 total tackles as a senior, while helping the Tigers to an 8-5 record and a trip to the third round of the Kentucky state 6A playoffs
- Lost to eventual state champion Trinity 15-14 in the playoffs in a rematch of an early-season matchup and the previous year's third-round playoff meeting
- Named first-team all-district and 2012 Associated Press first-team All-Kentucky after his 2012 campaign
- Named Defensive Most Valuable Player by the coaching staff at St. Xavier
- As a junior, racked up 88 tackles as St. Xavier compiled an 8-5 record and lost to Trinity in the third round of the Kentucky state 6A playoffs
- Earned his first postseason honors, being named first-team all-district and all-state honorable mention
- Head football coach was Mike Glaser
Personal: Given name is Deonte Clyburn...born Oct. 19, 1994 in Lousiville, Ky. ...parents are Katrina Clyburn and Perry Mitchell...has seven brothers and sisters...studying communication studiesat CSU...Hometown: Louisville, Ky.
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