Junior running back David Dudeck is the next featured 2014 Boston College Eagles football player, who looks to use his versatility to help the Eagles win.
Dudeck worked his way up to where he is now after having played high school football at the Hun School in central New Jersey; at the time, his father, also David Dudeck, was his coach. This was not a matter of the coach simply giving his kid the big role, however: Dudeck earned his accolades the old fashioned way. As a senior at Hun, Dudeck was named the New Jersey Prep School Player of the Year.
At Boston College, he is a running back, but Dudeck was no stranger to other positions. While at Hun, he also played quarterback and wide receiver on the football team, but participated in track and baseball there as well.
David Dudeck has already been at Boston College for two full seasons, playing as a true freshman on the ill-fated 2012 team, but expanding his role as a sophomore in Steve Addazio’s first season. As we approach 2014, it is not a matter of if he plays, but where he will play and how much.
David Dudeck #26: Fast Facts
- Position: Running back
- Hometown: Hamilton, New Jersey
- High School: The Hun School of Princeton, Princeton, New Jersey
- Measurements: 5-foot-11, 189 lb.
- Class year & age at 2014 opener: Junior, 20
- BC games played: 21
David Dudeck #26: 2013 Season
- Backup running back; moved to starting wide receiver
- Games played: 12; 1 start (NC State)
- Cumulative statistics: 5 rush, 8 yards; 11 rec., 84 yards, 1 TD
- Also accumulated 4 tackles
- Appeared on Spring 2014 roster
Dudeck is still listed at running back, but the coaches moved him to wide receiver to help them shore up depth while Andre Williams and Myles Willis had the running back situation all under control. This year, Williams is gone but running back still seems to be in a good spot.
The belief that Dudeck’s likely position is at wide receiver is no guarantee. In the spring game, he caught two passes but ran the ball 12 times. While logic would still dictate that David Dudeck is probably going to be listed at wide receiver, and that he will play in most or all of Boston College’s games next season, he represents options for the coaching staff. Dudeck can be plugged into either role as needed.
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