Career Highlights

  • Selected by Green Bay with the first of two fifth-round choices (No. 175 overall), a draft pick acquired from the Denver Broncos, along with a seventh-round selection (No. 238 overall), in exchange for a fifth-round choice (No. 172 overall).
  • Became the first offensive player that the Packers selected out of Purdue since RB Edwin Watson in the seventh round (No. 218 overall) of the 1998 NFL Draft.
  • Finished his Purdue career with the seventh-most receiving yards (2,344) and receiving touchdowns (20) in school history. He also ranked 16th in receptions (141).
  • Eight of his 20 career touchdowns were at least 50 yards.
  • Named second-team All-Big Ten as a senior in 2016, leading the team and setting career highs in receptions (49), receiving yards (951) and receiving touchdowns (10). Scored seven of his 10 TDs on receptions of 31 or more yards.
  • Started all 12 games as a junior in 2015 and recorded 48 receptions for 700 yards (14.6 avg.) and five TDs, averaging 42.4 yards per score.
  • In 2014, appeared in all 12 games with seven starts as a sophomore, recording 12 receptions for 147 yards (12.3 avg.) and three TDs.
  • Started five of 11 games played as a true freshman in 2013, finishing with 32 receptions for a team-high 546 yards (17.1 avg.) and two TDs.
  • Named 6-AAAAA all-region first-team and second-team all-state at Benjamin E. Mays High School in Atlanta, Ga.
  • Majored in retail management.


Attended Benjamin E. Mays High School in Atlanta, Ga. …Lettered four years in football, seeing time at punter, wide receiver, tight end and safety…Named 6-AAAAA all-region first-team and second-team all-state…Rated a three-star prospect by, and…Registered 29 receptions for 600 yards (20.7 avg.) and eight TDs as a senior…Totaled 561 yards and seven TDs on 28 receptions (20.0 avg.) as a junior…Also lettered three years in track and field.


Given name DeAngelo Lamar Yancey…Born in Atlanta, Ga. …Single…Is ambidextrous…Has visited elementary schools, children’s hospitals and nursing homes…Residence: Atlanta, Ga.