Doneiko Slaughter - Football - Arkansas Razorbacks

#3 Doneiko Slaughter

DB | *Sr | 6-0 | 192 | Roswell, Ga. | Roswell HS / Tennessee

2023 (Senior at Tennessee): Finished with 32 total tackles (26 solo), including one sack, in 10 games on the year … Led all players with a career-best 11 tackles against Georgia (Nov. 18) … Started at corner and posted seven tackles (six solo) at Missouri (Nov. 11) … Racked up five tackles, including a 9-yard sack in win over UConn (Nov. 4) … Returned to starting lineup (CB) at Kentucky (Oct. 28) and finished the game with three solo tackles … Posted a season-high four tackles at Alabama (Oct. 21) … Saw action on 14 defensive snaps vs. South Carolina (Sept. 30), did not record any stats … Did not play at Florida (Sept. 16) or vs. UTSA (Sept. 23) due to injury … Played 41 snaps at corner and had a pair of tackles in win over Austin Peay (Sept. 9) … Started at corner vs. Virginia (Sept. 2) and played 29 defensive snaps.

2022 (Junior at Tennessee): A defensive back starter for seven games who appeared in 12 contests … Five starts came at corner and two starts were at safety … Led the team in pass breakups with seven and tallied one interception and one fumble recovery … Was outstanding in corner start vs. Clemson in the Orange Bowl (Dec. 30), logging five solo tackles and a career-best and game-high three pass breakups … Had a pair of tackles and pounced on his first career fumble recovery against Missouri (Nov. 12) … Made start at corner and posted six total tackles and a pass breakup at Georgia (Nov. 5) … Made his first cornerback start vs. Kentucky (Oct. 29) and did not allow a reception while nabbing his first career interception in the victory … Delivered the Kentucky game’s defensive highlight with a bruising hit in the second quarter, knocking the ball loose and into the hands of LB Juwan Mitchell for a pick in the red zone … Slaughter and the Vols limited Kentucky QB and top-rated 2023 NFL Draft prospect Will Levis to 98 yards passing, the fewest allowed by UT through the air since 2019 … Started at safety vs. UT Martin (Oct. 22), logging one tackle, one pass breakup and his first-career kickoff return for 16 yards … Made his first start of the season at safety vs. Alabama (Oct. 15) and shattered his career-high with eight total tackles in the victory … Recorded two assisted tackles in at LSU (Oct. 8), including a half-tackle for loss in the second quarter … Posted one solo tackle and his first-career pass breakup in UT’s season-opening victory vs. Ball State (Sept. 1), playing 22 defensive snaps.

2021 (Sophomore at Tennessee): Appeared in 11 games on the season as a reserve defensive back and in special teams coverage … Did not make any starts … Posted 16 tackles, three tackles for loss, one sack and one quarterback hurry … Had a solo tackle in the TransPerfect Music City Bowl vs. Purdue (Dec. 30) … Made one assisted tackle in reserve action vs. South Alabama (Nov. 20) … Had one tackle vs. Georgia (Nov. 13) … Made a pair of solo tackles in UT’s 45-42 win at Kentucky (Nov. 6) … Returned from injury at Alabama (Oct. 23) and posted a career-high tying three tackles and one TFL … Did not see action vs. South Carolina (Oct. 9) or Ole Miss (Oct. 16) due to injury … Tied career highs in tackles (3) and TFLs (1) while also recording his first-career quarterback hurry in win at Mizzou (Oct. 2) … Recorded two tackles and a sack in shutout win vs. Tennessee Tech (Sept. 18) … Tied his career-high with three tackles vs. Pitt (Sept. 11) … Made season debut vs. Bowling Green (Sept. 2), primarily seeing action on special teams.

2020 (Freshman at Tennessee): Saw action in all 10 games and made one start at STAR as a true freshman … Made eight tackles, one tackle for loss and one sack on the year … Recorded two tackles vs. Alabama (Oct. 24) … Notched three tackles to match his career high against Kentucky (Oct. 17) … Started at the STAR position in his Tennessee debut in season-opening win at South Carolina (Sept. 26), posting three tackles and a sack … Was the only true freshman to start in the season-opener for the Vols … Named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.

High School: Rated as a three-star prospect by 247 Composite rankings … Starred at Roswell High School in Roswell, Georgia … Helped lead the Hornets to district title and the second round of the Georgia Class 7A State Playoffs as a senior in 2019 … 2019 Georgia Class 7A All-State selection and 2019 4-7A First Team All-Region … 2018 4-7A Second Team All-Region … Led Roswell with eight sacks in 2018.

Birthdate: Nov. 8, 2001.