DSU Football BIO
41 Giovanni Downie

2017: Appeared in all 11 games … had four carries for 12 yards (long 5) … also caught four passes for 44 yards (long 11) … also credited with one tackle … caught career-high three passes in three games … had two receptions for 15 yards vs. Norfolk State (Sep. 23) … recorded a career-best 11-yard reception vs. FBS West Virginia (Sep. 16) … hauled in two passed for 10 yards vs. North Carolina Central (Oct. 28) … recorded a solo tackle in loss to Savannah State (Nov. 4)   

High School: Three-year varsity football letterwinner, including two at Christ The King HS and one at Bishop Ford  ... All-League selection during senior season ... also selected as team MVP and Most Improved as a senior ... senior year statistics included 10 touchdowns, 464 yards rushing on 37 carries and eight receptions for 100 yards ... helped lead team to 10-1 record during senior year ... rushed for 104 yards on five carries in Senior All-Star Game ... had 104 yards rushing on 23 carries and two receptions for 20 yards as a junior.

Personal: Son of Giovanna Holder-Downie ... has four sisters and one brother ... born 10/9/98 

Position: Running Back
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 200
Year: Junior
Hometown: Middle Village, N.Y.
High School: Christ The King HS
Experience: High School
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