2017: Charted as the starter at the Strike safety slot ... made transition from cornerback to safety during spring drills ... received co-Most Improved Defensive Player honors along with DE Tre Hornbuckle following spring practice ... in 24 career games (2 starts), has 34 tackles, one INT and one QB pressure ... has played 619 career snaps ... has 2+ tackles in nine games including a career-high six stops at Miami in 2016 ... member of the Duke Track & Field team for both the indoor and outdoor seasons in 2017.
2016 Game-by-Game Statistics
2016: Played in 11 games ... missed the N.C. Central week ... totaled 17 tackles and one QB pressure ... had 2+ tackles in five games including a season-best six stops at Miami ... logged three tackles versus Virginia Tech ... on the field for 230 snaps.
2015 Game-by-Game Statistics
2015: Played in all 13 games with two starts ... earned starting assignments against North Carolina and Pittsburgh ... carded 17 tackles and one INT ... had 2+ tackles in four games including a season-high five stops at Virginia Tech ... first collegiate INT came against Miami ... one of five Duke freshmen to earn varsity letter, joining Brandon Boyce, Ben Humphreys, Marquies Price and T.J. Rahming ... on the field for 389 snaps.
2017 DUKE TRACK & FIELD: Competed in one indoor meet, the Bob Pollock Invite in Clemson, S.C. (January 27-28), and posted the fourth-fastest time in Duke history in the 60-meter hurdles (8.13) while registering the second-best triple jump in school history with a leap of 49-2.50 feet ... competed in five meets during the outdoor season ... at the Tennessee Relays in Knoxville, Tenn. (April 6-8), helped the sprint medley relay team to a first place finish with the third-fastest time in school history (3:23.00) ... at the Penn Relays in Philadelphia, Pa. (April 27-29), claimed fourth place in the triple jump with a leap of 51-11.75 feet that matched the school record previously set by Jade Ellis in 2009 ... at the ACC Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Atlanta, Ga. (May 13-15), earned a pair of All-ACC citations in the triple jump (50-9.25 feet; 5th place; 2nd team All-ACC) and 110-meter hurdles (14.35; 4th place; 2nd team All-ACC) while participating on Duke's 4x100 relay team that registered the fourth-fastest time in school history and finished seventh (41.41) ... in an ACC Championship preliminary heat, posted the second-fastest time in school history in the 110-meter hurdles at 14.29 ... at the NCAA East Preliminary Round in Lexington, Ky. (May 25-27), finished 15th in the triple jump with a leap of 51-0.25 feet.
PRIOR TO DUKE: Four-year letterwinner at Shiloh High School for coach Troy Hobbs ... rated as the No. 49 cornerback in the country by ESPN.com and the No. 48 cornerback in the Rivals.com listing ... in eight games as a senior, recorded 70 tackles, 10 PBUs and two INTs ... second team all-county honoree ... selected to play in the Gwinnett County All-Star Game, but did not play due to injury ... in September of 2014, honored as a Touchdown Club of Gwinnett Player of the Month ... as a junior, tallied 56 tackles, 11 PBUs and two INTs while rushing for 527 yards and four TDs ... earned all-county honors after junior campaign ... also a track and field standout, helping the Generals to their first Georgia High School Association (GHSA) AAAAAA state championship as a junior ... in the title meet, won the 110 high hurdles, 300 intermediate hurdles and triple jump and was part of the winning 4x100 relay team ... member of the 4x400 relay that placed second at the state meet ... won the Class AAAAAA high point award and scored more points (34.5) than any individual in any classification and more points than 39 other schools at the state meet ... in the 110, clocked a time of 13.83 seconds, the sixth fastest in the nation for a high schooler in 2014 and a Gwinnett County all-time mark ... earned Gwinnett Daily Post Boys Runner of the Year honors following junior campaign ... as a sophomore at the GHSA AAAAAA championship meet, placed fourth in the long jump, was part of the fifth-place finishing 4x400 relay and qualified for the finals in the 300 hurdles ... also lettered in swimming and wrestling.
PERSONAL: Born March 20, 1997 ... majoring in evolutionary anthropology while minoring in both education and psychology ... son of Jessilyn and Tyrone McDuffie.