DeVonte Dedmon is a professional gridiron football wide receiver and kicks returner for the Ottawa Redblacks of the Canadian Football League (CFL).
Dedmon played college football for the William & Mary Tribe from 2014 to 2018. On May 22, 2019, it was announced that Dedmon had signed with the Ottawa Redblacks.
He played in his first regular season game on July 19, 2019, against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, where he recorded seven punt returns for 74 yards and five kickoff returns for 117 yards.
He scored his first professional touchdown on a 111-yard kickoff return against the Montreal Alouettes on August 2, 2019.
In the same game, he also scored with a 95-yard punt return touchdown and set a franchise record with 377 total return yards in the 30–27 overtime win.
However, his rookie season was kept short due to injuries, and he played in just five regular season games. He did not play in 2020 due to the cancellation of the 2020 CFL season.
On January 27, 2022, Dedmon signed a reserve/future contract with the Miami Dolphins of the NFL. He was released on August 16, 2022. On August 20, 2022, it was announced that Dedmon had re-signed with the Ottawa Redblacks.