Hurricane has 198 student-athletes honored
February 25, 2013, Issue #26
February 11, 2013 . . . Issue #24
Practices begin March 5 and end with spring game on April 6
February 4, 2013 . . . Issue #23
Tulsa - A three-year letterwinner and starter . . . has played in all 38 career games . . . has 36 career starts at center . . . has been named to the Rimington Award Preseason Watch List for the second straight year . . . 2011 - Has played in all 13 games . . . graded over 80-perent in all 13 games . . . graded 89-percent vs. North Texas on 52 plays . . . played 62 snaps against Tulane and graded out at 92 percent . . . played 50 snaps at #1 Oklahoma and graded 90 percent . . . 2010 - Started all 13 games . . . played 1,006 snaps on the season . . . had 10 games grading over 80 percent . . . had a high grade of 90 percent at Memphis, and also graded 89 percent against Tulane, Rice and Houston . . . 2009 - Was one of eight true freshmen to earn a letter in the 2009 campaign . . . was named to the C-USA all-freshman team as selected by the league's coaches . . . played in all 12 games and started 10 contests at offensive center as a true freshman . . . the only two games that he did not start came against Sam Houston State and Rice . . . played the entire second half at Rice . . . started the season opener against Tulane at center and played in all but the final two snaps of the game . . . Overall - Has a great understanding of the offense . . . a very dependable player . . . undersized, but makes up for it with quickness and agility . . . an intelligent player . . . directs traffic on the offensive front . . . a gritty and hard-nosed player . . . has been named to the C-USA Commissioners Academic Honor Roll as a sophomore and junior.
High School - Was a two-year starter at Enid High School . . . started his freshman season at Chisholm High School before transferring to Enid . . . earned three varsity letters in football . . . played defensive tackle all three years and on the offensive line as a freshman and senior and at fullback his junior season . . . was named second-team all-state as an offensive lineman by The Oklahoman as a senior . . . earned Tulsa World second-team all-state accolades as a defensive lineman his senior campaign . . . was named to the Oklahoma Coaches Association all-state team . . . graded out at 91-percent in 11 games at offensive center as a senior . . . tallied 71 tackles, 21 stops for lost yardage and forced five fumbles his senior season . . . was named the District 6A-4 Defensive Lineman of the Year his senior campaign . . . registered 77 tackles, 12 stops for lost yardage three forced fumbles and two pass deflections in his junior season . . . high school coach was Tommy Parker.
Personal - -- Favorite movie is Jurassic Park . . . his favorite sports movie is Remember the Titans . . . the Dallas Cowboys is his favorite NFL team, while the Oklahoma City Thunder is his favorite professional sports team . . . his favorite NFL player is offensive center Jeff Saturday, while he lists former teammate and current Miami Dolphin Charles Clay as his favorite professional athlete . . . "The Walking Dead" is his favorite TV Show . . . the Harry Potter book series are his favorite books . . . his favorite class at TU is Exercise Physiology . . . favorite song is The Truth by Jason Aldean . . . his family owns race horses . . . favorite sport to watch besides football is horse racing . . . three words to best describe himself are "inspirational, determined, and resilient" . . . the person, dead or alive, he would most like to meet is Johnny Cash . . . a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes . . . parents are Steve and Wanda Dupy . . . has three older sisters . . . majoring in exercise and sports science . . . was born August 30, 1990. (pronounced do-pee)
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