A speedy defensive back that has seen significant action on both sides of the ball in high school, but will likely slot in as primarily a cornerback at OSU ... Tabbed as a three-star prospect by 247Sports ... Rated as the No. 65 Dallas-Fort Worth prospect by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
High School: Played for coach Mike DeWitt at Coppell ... Appeared in 12 games as a senior ... Recorded 77 tackles, including 53 solo stops, as a defensive back ... Also racked up four tackles for loss from the cornerback spot ... Defended eight passes in 2017 ... Returned three kickoffs for 60 yards and handled occasional punt return duties for Coppell ... Was a stand-out wide receiver, as he hauled in 24 passes for 377 yards and five touchdowns in 2017 ... As a junior, he caught 43 passes for 616 yards and seven touchdowns ... Averaged 47.4 receiving yards per game in Coppell’s 10-3 campaign ... Also played basketball and ran track at Coppell, competing relay events, jumps and the 400-meter dash ... Postead a personal record long jump of 21’ 6.5” during the 2017 Allen Eagle Relays to finish fourth ... Won the triple jump at the Allen Eagle Relays in 2017 with a mark of 43’ 6” ... Set his personal record just 11 days later at 44’ 11.5” during the UIL 6A District 09 meet ... Posted six top-five finishes in the triple jump, leaping at least 42’ in each of them ... Won the 2017 Argyle Invite 4x100-meter relay with a time of 0:42.61 ... His three teammates for the race were Josh Freeman, Matthew Dorrity and Timmie Heard ... Posted six top-five finishes in the 4x100-meter relay, running under 0:43.15 with varying groups in all of those races ... Also ran in the 4x400, winning the Argyle Invitational with a time of 3:24.21 ... Volunteered with the children’s ministry at his church ... Chose Oklahoma State over offers from Air Force, Brown, Illinois, Indiana, Princeton, Rice and Texas State.
Personal: Devin Gabiel Lemons was born Feb. 10, 2000, in Lubbock, Texas … Son of Devin and Nicole Lemons … Father, Devin, played football at Texas Tech with OSU cornerbacks coach Tim Duffie, and later played several seasons in the NFL ... Also releated to Texas A&M and Cleveland Browns player Billie Lemons and boxer Wayne Lemons ... Plans to study business at Oklahoma State.