78 Deano Motes
Deano  Motes


Chandler, Ariz.

High School:
Perry HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 290



AT SAN JOSÉ STATE: In his third season with the Spartans... Competing for playing time at nose tackle... Moved from offense to defense prior to 2017 spring practice... Signed a National Letter-of-Intent in February 2013... Completed a church mission before joining the Spartans for the first time in 2015 preseason practice.

2016: Played in two games, Portland State and Hawai'i, as a reserve offensive lineman.

2015: Completed a redshirt season.

HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in football (Coach Preston Jones) and wrestling at Perry High in Gilbert, Ariz. ... An honorable mention all-district selection as a senior... Played defensive end only as a junior... A qualifier for the 2013 Arizona State High School Wrestling Championships... All wins during the 2013 season prior to the state meet were by pin fall.

MORE ON DEANO: A business management major... Served his church mission following high school in Nashville, Tennessee... A Boy Scout since he was 8-years old... Enjoys watching comedy movies... "Anchorman" is his favorite... He is a native of Mesa, Ariz.