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Duke McGhee
Duke  McGhee

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Decatur, Ga.

High School:
Cedar Grove HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 205

Position:
DB

Experience:
2 Letter

Major:
Youth Studies


03/03/2016

Spring Preview: Defensive Backs

Gophers lose three starters, but return a ton of talent

08/11/2015

2015 Position Preview: Secondary

Senior core returns for 2015 campaign

10/11/2014

Football vs Northwestern 10.11.14

Football vs Northwestern 10.11.14

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2016 • JUNIOR SEASON: Played against Oregon State and recorded four tackles with one pass breakup •  played against Indiana State and notched four tackles. 

2015 • SOPHOMORE SEASON:
 Played in 13 games and started one • made 41 tackles (23 solo), including 1.0 behind the line of scrimmage • broke up two passes. Game-by-Game: Saw action against TCU, Kent State, Ohio, Michigan and at Iowa, but did not record any statistics • registered a career-best three tackles at Colorado State • recorded two solo tackles at Northwestern • tallied a season-high four tackles at Purdue • registered a solo tackle versus Nebraska • tallied three tackles, which included two solo stops, at Ohio State • was thrust into the secondary and totaled a career-high (and team-leading) 12 tackles, including 1.0 tackle-for-loss, and broke up two passes versus Illinois • tied a career-best mark of 12 tackles against Wisconsin • made first career start and recorded four tackles versus Central Michigan.

2014 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Played in the first nine games of the season • missed the Ohio State, Nebraska and Wisconsin games with an injury, returned to action in the bowl game • made six tackles. Game-by-Game: Made one tackle in his Minnesota and collegiate debut against Eastern Illinois • made one tackle against Middle Tennessee and at TCU • competed against San Jose State and at Michigan • recorded two tackles against Northwestern • assisted on one tackle against Purdue • saw action at Illinois and against Iowa • competed against Missouri.

2013: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Cedar Grove High School • helped lead the Saints to a 6-5 record in 2012 including a 4-2 mark in region play • made 75 tackles, forced four fumbles, had one sack and made one interception as a senior • caught six passes for 61 yards • made 70 tackles, forced two fumbles and made one interception as a junior • coached by former Middle Tennessee State cornerback and Detroit Lions draft pick Ray Bonner • rated as a three-star prospect by ESPN and a two-star prospect by Rivals.com • listed as the No. 84 defensive back in the nation and the No. 138 overall prospect in Georgia by ESPN.

PERSONAL: Born March 7, 1995 • guardians are Tomiko McGhee and Antwane Willis • has three siblings.

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