Duke Football BIO
43 Patrick Kurunwune
2011: Played in all 12 games ... rushed 22 times for 56 yards while catching one pass for one yard ... returned three kickoffs for 50 yards and a 16.7 yards per return average ... had season-bests of 10 rushing attempts and 25 rushing yards in the win over Tulane ... lone pass reception came versus Boston College ... on the field for 140 total snaps.
2010: Played in 10 games ... missed contests against Miami and Virginia Tech due to injury ... rushed three times for nine yards on the year ... rushed twice for a season-high five yards against Alabama ... returned seven kickoffs for 140 yards and a 20.0 yards per return average ... on the field for 109 total plays.
2009: Played in 11 games with one start ... missed the N.C. State contest ... lone start came against Virginia Tech ... picked up 149 yards and one TD on 34 attempts while catching three passes for eight yards ... in win over N.C. Central, rushed 14 times for 93 yards and one TD ... returned three kickoffs for 46 yards on the season ... on the field for 159 plays.
2008: Did not see game action.
Prior to Duke: Three-year letterman at L.C. Anderson under Mark Reiland ... rated as the No. 148 running back in the country by Scout.com ... listed as the No. 21 overall prospect in Central Texas by Texas Prep Insider ... three-time all-district selection ... served as team captain in senior season ... as a senior, logged 903 rushing yards and nine TDs on 147 attempts ... rushed for 920 yards and 15 TDs on 154 carries as a junior ... finished career with 2,491 rushing yards and 30 TDs on 407 carries ... also competed in wrestling, powerlifting and track and field.
Personal: Son of Patrick and Rose Kurunwune ... born November 2, 1989 ... double majoring in biological anthropology & anatomy and psychology ... also pursuing a certificate in markets and management studies.