Duke Football BIO
14 Bryon Fields
2013: Academic All-ACC selection ... played in all 14 games with one starting assignment ... earned start versus N.C. State in place of injured captain Ross Cockrell ... recorded 42 tackles, 1.0 tackle for loss, 1.0 quarterback sack and six PBUs ... posted a season-high 10 tackles against Troy ... first collegiate sack was a 9-yard loss of eventual Heisman Trophy recipient Jameis Winston of Florida State in the Dr Pepper ACC Championship game ... posted season-high three PBUs to match the second-highest single-game total by a Duke freshman in the 13-10 win over then 16th-ranked Virginia Tech as the Blue Devils defeated a nationally-ranked opponent on the road for the first time since 1971 ... also had multiple PBUs in the win over N.C. Central (2) ... registered 2+ tackles in 10 games ... on the field for 675 snaps.
PRIOR TO DUKE: Four year letterman at Providence Day under coach Bruce Hardin ... helped Providence Day to a four-year record of 29-18 with three state playoff berths including the 2011 NCISAA Division I state championship ... two-time first team all-state selection by the North Carolina Independent School Athletic Association ... two-time All-Mecklenburg pick by the Charlotte Observer ... as a senior, posted 67 tackles and four INTs, returned two punts for TDs, caught 49 passes for 851 yards and six TDs and rushed 44 times for 400 yards and four TDs ... in junior season, logged 47 tackles and five INTs, caught 47 passes for 632 yards and four TDs and returned five punts for TDs ... earned MVP honors as Providence Day defeated Charlotte Country Day, 20-14, in the 2011 NCISAA Division I state championship game ... named the 2011 Special Teams Player of the Year by South Charlotte Weekly ... finished career with 208 tackles, 14 INTs and 10 punt returns for TDs ... named the MVP of the eighth annual Oasis Shrine Bowl after helping North Carolina to a 27-6 win over South Carolina with a 71-yard punt return for a TD and an eight-yard scoring run on November 24, 2012 in Mooresville, N.C. ... also lettered in basketball and track and field ... captured the NCISAA 3A state championship in the 400 meters in 2012.
PERSONAL: Son of Bryon and Julie Fields ... born August 23, 1994.