2 - Ben Dupree
Ben Dupree
Height: 5-9
Weight: 185
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Harrisburg, Pa.
High School: Susquehanna Township
Position: QB

ON DUPREE: Experienced signal caller who has played in all 22 games in his first two seasons in the program ... the incumbent starter who will be competing to retain that role in the fall ... enters the season with career totals of 244 carries for 832 yards and nine touchdowns along with 28 completions in 58 attempts for 269 yards and three interceptions.

SOPHOMORE (2011): Started all 11 games ... carried a team-high 177 times and gained 645 yards while scoring eight touchdowns ... was second on the team in both rushing yards and touchdowns scored ... ranked eighth in the Southern Conference with an average of 58.6 yards per game ... completed 22 of 46 passes for 192 yards ... opened the season with 141 yards and two scores on the ground vs. Jacksonville and had a total of 242 yards in the following three games vs. Furman (78), Elon (81) and Chattanooga (83), finding the end zone twice vs. the Mocs ... added a pair of rushing touchdowns vs. VMI and Samford ... had season-high 102 passing yards vs. Furman on 9 of 15 accuracy.

FRESHMAN (2010): Saw action in all 11 games at both quarterback and slot back positions ... named the starting quarterback for the final two games of the season and rushed for a season-high 85 yards while throwing for 48 in his first start vs. Elon ... finished the year with 67 carries for 187 yards and a touchdown vs. Samford when he was named SoCon Freshman of the Week ... completed 6 of 12 passes for 77 yards and caught one pass for 13 yards.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2010 graduate of Susquehanna Township High School ... lettered three times in football, four times in basketball and once in track and field ... served as a team captain ... totaled more than 3,700 rushing yards and 4,800 passing yards while accounting for 80 touchdowns in his prep career ... named all-conference, first team all-state and the Pennsylvania state player of the year following his senior season ... also starred in basketball and was all-conference and district player of the year ... played on 2009 football team which won a school-record 12 games and 2008-09 basketball squad which finished 32-3 and reached the state championship game ... scored over 1,000 points in his basketball career.

PERSONAL: Born Jan. 29, 1992 in Philadelphia, Pa. ... son of Vernon and Levonia Dupree ... majoring in physical education - sports management and administration.

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