TEMPE, Ariz. – Deion Guignard has signed his National Letter of Intent to continue his athletic and academic pursuits with the Sun Devil Football program, Head Coach Todd Graham announced Wednesday.
Guignard brings the Devils’ 2016 signing class to 20.Deion Guignard
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Euless,Texas/Trinity HS/Tyler JC
Athletic prospect who played quarterback in high school, but switched sides of the ball his first year in JUCO…has impressive natural instincts when playing the ball despite just playing just one year at the positon …adds tremendous size and good speed to the position…comes to ASU with four years to play three…excels both on and off the field, graduating from Junior College in just one year…becomes the ninth JUCO signee of the class, adding to the original eight-man class that was rated the No. 1 JUCO class in the country…attended the same high school, Trinity High, as ASU senior linebacker Laiu Moeakiola…one of four Class of 2016 signees and one of eleven players currently on the roster from the state of Texas…finished his only JUCO season with 83 tackles, three interceptions including one returned for a touchdown, two tackles for loss, and four pass breakups in just ten games played…received recognition from Scout as one of the top JUCO defensive back performances for the Week of Sept. 25 after recording 20 tackles…led Tyler JC to a 7-3 season, finishing 16th nationally in the final NJCAA rankings…chose ASU over reported offers from Hawaii, Houston and South Alabama…verbally committed to ASU on March 1, 2016…coached by Danny Palmer at Tyler Junior College…parents named him after former NFL star Deion Sanders, which is how he got his nickname “Prime-Time”…last name is pronounced Gwynn-ARD.