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#19 Michel Dukes

Position:
RB
Height:
5-10
Weight:
195
Class:
Fr.
Hometown:
Charleston, S.C.
High School:
First Baptist School
BIO

Enters 2020 with 150 rushing yards and two touchdowns on 32 carries in 69 snaps over 10 games.

2019: Recorded 150 rushing yards and two touchdowns on 32 carries in 69 snaps over 10 games … rushed seven times for 30 yards in collegiate debut vs. Georgia Tech … gained three yards on his lone carry at Syracuse … scored his first career touchdown on a 24-yard run amidst a four-carry, 46-yard rushing performance vs. Charlotte … rushed three times vs. Florida State … gained five yards on two carries at Louisville … rushed three times for 19 yards vs. Boston College … gained 10 yards on three carries vs. Wofford … recorded three carries for 17 yards and a touchdown at NC State … gained 18 yards on three carries vs. Wake Forest … gained 10 yards on three carries vs. No. 22 Virginia in the ACC Championship Game.

Before Clemson: Ranked by 247Sports as one of the top 50 running backs in the nation and as the No. 13 player at any position in South Carolina … rated by Rivals.com as the No. 21 player in the state … considered the No. 17 player in South Carolina by ESPN.com … PrepStar All-Atlantic Region selection … concluded prep career with 685 carries for 8,762 rushing yards and 117 rushing touchdowns as well as 34 receptions for 743 yards and nine receiving touchdowns … led his team to an 11-2 record and a state runner-up finish as a senior in 2018 in the school’s first season in AAA … rushed 188 times for 2,030 yards with 29 rushing touchdowns and caught 11 passes for 136 yards with two receiving touchdowns in 2018 … won Lonnie Robinson Memorial Award as SCISA Player of the Year and shared All-Lowcountry Player of the Year honors … notched 335 rushing yards in his penultimate high school game, a win over Porter-Gaud in the SCISA AAA semifinals … helped team to SCISA AA titles in 2016 and 2017 … played his high school football at First Baptist School for coach Johnny Waters … primary Clemson recruiter was Tony Elliott.

Personal: Born Nov. 4, 2000 … majoring in communication.