Born: March 15, 1990 – Redwood City, California
2019: Years as a Lion: 2nd Years in CFL: 4th Status: International
Career Games: 24 Playoffs: 2 Grey Cup: 1 (2017 w/Toronto)
DeVier was signed as a free agent by the Lions on September 10, 2018.
2018: DeVier signed with the Lions in early September and immediately became the club’s most potent deep threat. The Ohio State grad hauled in 29 passes for 395 yards and three touchdowns across eight games. He singlehandedly punched BC’s ticket to the postseason when he scored three touchdowns in the third quarter of the Lions’ victory over the Edmonton Eskimos on October 19. DeVier registered two receptions for 46 yards in the East Semi-Final against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Prior to joining the Lions, DeVier attended training camp with the Baltimore Ravens and appeared in all five preseason contests, recording five receptions for 56 yards and a touchdown.
2017: DeVier saw his role expand in his second season with the Toronto Argonauts, hauling in 52 passes for 744 yards and seven scores through 12 games. He was invaluable for the Double Blue in the 2017 Grey Cup, registering seven receptions for 175 yards, including a 100-yard touchdown catch en route to being named Grey Cup MVP.
2016: DeVier signed a futures contract with the Denver Broncos on January 4. He attended training camp with the Broncos but was released on August 29. He signed as a free agent with the Argonauts on September 19 and played in four games in his first season with the Argos. DeVier had seven catches for 92 yards and returned 8 kickoffs for 127 yards with Toronto.
2015: The Ohio State product was traded to the New York Jets prior to the 2015 season. He recorded seven receptions for 60 yards and a touchdown in three preseason games with New York. DeVier was released by the Jets on August 30.
2012-2014: The Houston Texans selected DeVier in the third Round (68th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft. He appeared in 11 games as a rookie for the Texans, collecting six receptions for 87 yards. He also played in the 2012 postseason with Houston, registering three receptions for 47 yards and a touchdown. DeVier participated in 15 games over the next two seasons with the Texans, catching 16 passes for 185 yards.
2008-2011: DeVier was a dominant force on the field for Ohio State University, appearing in 41 games and starting 29 for the Buckeyes. He posted 1,955 receiving yards and 18 touchdowns on 136 receptions through four seasons in Columbus, OH. DeVier recorded a reception in each of his final 30 games played, while recording six 100-yard receiving games.