Devon Blackmon Profile

#19 Devon Blackmon

Position: Wide Receiver Height: 6-0 Weight: 187 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2014-2015 Hometown: Fontana, CA Last School: Riverside City College


  • Parents are Ayanna and Lawal Balogon
  • Has two sisters
  • Was four-time letterwinner in track in high school
  • Winning the CIF Southern Section Championship in the 110-meter hurdles

Before BYU

  • Four-star JC prospect by who helped Riverside City College to a 10-2 record in 2013 after transferring from Oregon
  • Highly sought-after prospect is No. 4 rated JC receiver by and 27th on ESPN’s JC50 list of top junior college prospects 
  • No. 9 rated JC receiver in the nation by and
  • Rated as No. 14 overall prospect out of California by
  • Selected to the Long Beach Post Telegram “Best in the West” first team
  • Totaled 526 yards and 6 touchdowns on 29 receptions for the Tigers, averaging 18.1 yards per catch with long reception of 69 yards 
  • Added 265 on kick returns, averaging 29.4 yards per return 
  • High school teammate of Jamaal Williams

2014 | Junior Year

  • Caught two passes in win over Virginia, including a 56-yard catch, the longest pass play for BYU this season--he also added a 25-yard punt return
  • Played in 10 games
  • Earned letterman honors as a junior
  • Recorded a season-high six catches for 60 yards on the road against Cal
  • Named to the College Sports Madness All-Independent Third Team

2015 | Senior Year

  • Phil Steele Preseason All-Independent Second Team
  • Caught a career-long 70-yard reception in the third quarter vs. Boise State
  • Had a career-high of 105 yards and tied a career-high of six receptions vs. Boise State
  • Earned career highs with nine catches for 142 yards against ECU
  • Went over the century mark for the third time this season as he totaled 102 yards on six receptions against San Jose State. He now has 502 total receiving yards on the season to lead the team