Duke Football BIO
31 Breon Borders
2013: Played in all 14 games ... one of five true freshmen to earn a varsity letter ... registered 26 tackles, eight PBUs and four INTs ... ranked tied for 10th in the ACC and tied for 82nd nationally in INTs per game (0.29) ... set Duke freshman record for INTs ... with 12 total passes defended, matched the second-highest single-season total for Blue Devil rookies, trailing only Wyatt Smith’s total of 16 in 1988 ... equaled school single-game record for INTs by a freshman with two against eventual Heisman Trophy recipient Jameis Winston of Florida State in the Dr Pepper ACC Championship Game ... other INTs came in wins over N.C. Central and Virginia ... posted a season-high four tackles against both Miami and Florida State ... had two PBUs versus both Virginia Tech and N.C. State ... on the field for 543 snaps including a season-high 79 against N.C. State.
PRIOR TO DUKE: Three-year letterman at Statesville under coach Randall Gusler ... helped Statesville to a three-year record of 28-12 with three state playoff berths including a 13-2 ledger and state 3A semifinal appearance in 2012 ... as a senior, earned first team all-state (3A) honors from CarolinaPreps.com after posting 91 tackles, 14 pass breakups, seven interceptions, three caused fumbles and two fumble returns for TDs ... during junior campaign, registered 48 tackles, five interceptions and six pass breakups ... finished career with 15 interceptions and 25 pass breakups ... also lettered in basketball and track and field ... led Statesville to the 2013 3A state championship basketball game, and had 26 points and nine rebounds in a 73-70 overtime loss to Oxford Webb in Raleigh ... county basketball player of the year selection in 2013 by the Statesville Record & Landmark ... at the 2012 track and field 3A state championship meet, placed sixth in the 300-meter hurdles and fourth in the 4x200 relay ... state champion in the 300-meter hurdles in 2013 ... county track and field athlete of the year choice by the Statesville Record & Landmark in 2013... three-time all-conference and all-county selection in track and field.
PERSONAL: Son of Chaketa Borders and Kaseem Miller ... born July 22, 1995.