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#25 Tyler Duffy
Position: Running Back
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 210
Year: Senior
Hometown: Brookings, S.D.
High School: Brookings H.S.
Major: Electrical Engineering
Experience: 2 Letters

Tyler has provided the Jackrabbits with a strong second option at running back the past two seasons ... also has excelled in the classroom as a two-time member of the Missouri Valley Football Conference All-Academic First Team and two-time recipient of the Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award

Recorded at least one rushing attempt in all 12 games, finishing second on team with 265 yards ... recorded season-high 48 yards on nine carries with career-long 22-yard touchdown run in win over North Dakota State ... added career-high three receptions versus NDSU ... turned game in Jackrabbits' favor with blocked punt late in first half to set up squad's first touchdown against Indiana State, a game in which he was named team's Special Teams Player of the Week ... also scored a 10-yard touchdown in the third quarter against Indiana State ... began season with eight-carry, 34-yard outing against Georgia Southern ... also named a recipient of the MVFC Presidents Council Academic Award

Appeared in all 12 games and recorded rushing attempts in 10 ... ranked second on team with 302 yards on the ground ... gained career-high 63 yards, including a 19-yard rush, at Indiana State ... rushed eight times for 49 yards in home opener against Youngstown State, capping scoring with 8-yard touchdown run ... also scored rushing touchdowns in home games against Cal Poly and Missouri State ... gained 32 yards on the ground and added 18 yards on two receptions in home finale versus Illinois State ... honored as squad's Special Teams Player of the Week against Youngstown State and Northern Iowa ... credited with nine tackles, including two in games against McNeese State and Illinois State

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Redshirted ... named Scout Offense Player of  the Week prior to games versus William Penn (Iowa) and North Dakota State ... honored as Scout Special Teams Player of the Week leading up to season opener

Was a member of the Sioux Falls Argus Leader Elite 45 team, earned all-state and all-ESD honors and was the Brookings Register Co-Player of the Year ... as a senior, he rushed 206 times for 1,552 yards and 13 TDs ... three-year starter at either running back or defensive back for coach Gary Maffett ... member of the National Honor Society and an academic all-state selection