Duke Football BIO
67 Mitchell Lederman
2009: Academic All-ACC selection ... ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District III pick ... played in nine games with seven starts ... missed the N.C. Central, Miami and Wake Forest games due to injury ... underwent surgery to repair fractured toe on November 16, 2009 ... member of an offensive front that ranked third in the ACC in sacks allowed per pass attempt ... on the field for 475 snaps including 445 offensive plays ... played a season-high 82 snaps at Virginia and reached the 50-play plateau against N.C. State (76), Maryland (75), North Carolina (58), N.C. Central (53) and Kansas (50).
2008: Played in all 12 games ... on the gridiron for 148 total snaps ... played a season-high 46 plays, including 41 on offense, against Miami.
2007: Played in 11 games ... sat out the Florida State contest ... received the Mike Suglia Award which is presented annually to the second-year member of the Duke football program who best exemplifies the qualities of the late Mike Suglia ...on the field for 33 snaps, all on special teams.
2006: Did not see game action.
Prior to Duke: Three-year letterman at Brodhead High School under coach James Matthys ... helped team to three-year ledger of 28-12 with three state playoff appearances ... all-region choice by PrepStar magazine ... charted as the sixth-top prospect in Wisconsin by Rivals.com ... as a senior, named first team All-Rock Valley Conference at both offensive and defensive tackle ... earned all-area accolades at offensive and defensive tackle from both the Beloit Daily News and Monroe Evening Times ... first team all-region choice at offensive tackle by the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association and honorable mention all-state pick by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ... during senior season, helped Brodhead rush for 317 yards per game while carding 30 tackles and three tackles for loss ... served as team captain ... first team all-area pick as a junior by the Beloit Daily News ... also participated in basketball and track and field.
Personal: Son of Lon and Michelle Lederman ... father played basketball at Wisconsin-LaCrosse ... born January 16, 1988 ... graduated from Duke in 2010 with a degree in Sociology ... enrolled in Duke graduate school for Master of Arts in Liberal Studies.