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  Damian Payne
Damian Payne

Player Profile
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Klein Forest HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 208

Position:
DB

Birthdate:
05/30/1992

Experience:
RS

UTAH: Expected to compete for playing time at free safety ... 2010 signee graduated from high school early and enrolled at Utah for spring semester that year.

2010-Redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL: First-team 13-5A all-district as a senior in 2009 ... third-team all-state ... Klein High (Texas) team captain ... all-purpose player threw for a touchdown, ran for three TDs, caught four touchdown passes, had three interceptions and returned a punt for a touchdown in his senior year ... earned four letters in football.

PERSONAL: Son of Kenneth Payne and Angela Williams ... father played football for Pitt ... mother rank track for Prairie View A&M ... two brothers ... brother Kendrick plays defensive line for Cal ... uncle Harvey Williams had an eight-year NFL career (1991-98) with the Chiefs and Raiders ... other relatives who played in the NFL include Gerald and Grant Irons ... sociology major ... full name is Damian Le Marque Payne ... born May 30, 1992.

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