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    Daniel Dufrene
    22 Daniel Dufrene
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

    High School:
    Stranahan

    Last College:
    College of the Sequoias

    Height / Weight:
    5-11 / 205

    Position:
    RB

    Experience:
    1-1

    09/08/2007

    Illinois 21, Western Illinois 0

    Mendenhall rushes for 139 yards in the win

    DUFRENE Action Photo Gallery

    2009: Ranks No. 28 on Illinois all-time rushing list with 1,233 yards ... Had six rushes for 20 yards and a touchdown in the season finale vs. Fresno State ... Had seven carries for 23 yards, including a long of 15 yards against No. 5 Cincinnati ... Carried the ball six times for 21 yards against Northwestern ... Had a carry for two yard in win over Minnesota ... Had four rushes for 12 yards and a touchdown at Purdue ... Recorded 44 yards rushing and had a six-yard catch at Indiana ... Had 26 yards rushing vs. Michigan State ...Carried the ball 11 times for 54 yards, averaging 4.9 yards a rush, vs. Penn State ... Had 16 yards on five carries at Ohio State ... Topped the 1,000 career rushing yard mark against Illinois State, becoming the 35th player in school history to pass 1,000 rushing yards ... Averaged 12.2 yards per carry on five rushes for 61 yards and a touchdown in the home opener against Illinois State ... Missed season opener with an ankle injury.

    2008: Rushed eight times for 79 yards against Ohio State and caught a game-high five passes for 42 yards ... Had six rushes for 36 yards against Western Michigan, also catching two passes ... Rushed seven times for 30 yards against Wisconsin, also catching a pass ... Had six carries for 31 yards against Indiana, also catching two passes for 13 yards ... Had 10 carries for 36 yards against Minnesota, also catching a pass for seven yards ... Totaled 112 all-purpose yards at Michigan ... Had a career-high 66 receiving yards against the Wolverines, including a 57-yard TD reception ... Also had 15 rushes for 46 yards at Michigan ... Rushed 14 times for 96 yards at Penn State ... Had a career-high 126 rushing yards on 19 carries against Louisiana-Lafayette ... Also caught the first TD pass of his career against ULL ... Rushed for 99 yards on 13 carries against Eastern Illinois ... Totaled 125 all-purpose yards against Missouri, rushing for 75 and catching a career-high six passes for 50 yards.

    2007: Played in all 13 games as a back-up running back to school record-holder Rashard Mendenhall ... Rushed for a career-high 106 yards at No. 1 Ohio State, including a career-long 80-yard rush on Illinois' second play from scrimmage ... Rushed twice for 15 yards at Minnesota ... Rushed four times for 19 yards and caught one pass for eight yards against Ball State ... Rushed two times for 21 yards and a touchdown against No. 25 Michigan ... Rushed three times for 24 yards against No. 5 Wisconsin ... Had one rush for six yards against No. 21 Penn State ... Rushed twice for six yards at Syracuse ... Rushed nine times for 51 yards, including a 32-yard touchdown, Illinois' longest rush of the season, against Western Illinois ... Caught two passes for one yard against WIU ... Rushed six times for 58 yards in his Illini debut against Missouri with a long rush of 30 yards ... All six carries against the Tigers went for positive yards.

    Junior College/Vanderbilt/High School: An all-conference selection at College of the Sequoias, he rushed for 750 yards and nine touchdowns last season as a freshman ... Three-star recruit by Rivals.com ... Signed with Vanderbilt out of high school and attended for one semester (redshirted) before transferring to the College of the Sequoias ... Rushed for 1,472 yards as a senior in high school, while scoring 15 touchdowns ... Recorded a career-high 245 yards and two touchdowns against Northeast High School ... Earned first-team All-Broward County and honorable mention all-state ... As a high school junior, rushed for 287 yards and four touchdowns and scored on a punt return ... Ran track and played basketball at Stranahan High School ... Played in the Dade-Broward All-Star game ... Named to Broward North-South All-Star roster.

    Personal: Born Nov. 24, 1986 ... Chose Illinois over UCLA and Louisville.


    Career Highs:

    Carries: 19 vs. Louisiana Lafayette, 9/13/08
    Rushing Yards: 126 vs. Louisiana Lafayette, 9/13/08
    TD's: 1, three times (last vs. Fresno State, 12/5/09)
    Long Run: 80 at Ohio State, 11/10/07
    Receptions: 6, twice (last at Northwestern, 11/22/08)
    Receiving Yards: 66 at Michigan, 10/4/08
    Long Reception: 57 at Michigan, 10/4/08
    Receiving TDs: 1, twice (last at Michigan 10/4/08)


    Dufrene's Statistics:

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    Season Totals Rushing Receiving Passing Kick Ret Punt Ret all
    Year no. yds td lg no. yds td lg c-a-i yds td lg no. yds td lg no. yds td lg purp
    2007 47 294 2 80 3 9 0 8 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 303
    2008 117 663 0 41 30 271 2 57 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 934
    2009 63 277 3 24 7 47 0 23 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 324
    TOTALS 227 1234 5 80 40 327 2 57 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1561

    Season Totals Tackles Sacks Fumble Int pass blkd PAT PAT
    Year solo ast total tfl yds no. yds ff fr yds no. yds qbh brup kick kicks rush rcv saf pts
    2007 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 12
    2008 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 1 0 14
    2009 1 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 18
    TOTALS 1 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 1 0 44


    2009 Rushing Receiving Passing Kick Ret Punt Ret all
    Date Opponent no. yds td lg no. yds td lg c-a-i yds td lg no. yds td lg no. yds td lg purp
    Sept. 12, 2009 ILLINOIS STATE 5 61 1 24 1 6 0 6 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 67
    Sept. 26, 2009 at Ohio State 6 14 0 5 1 3 0 3 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17
    Oct. 3, 2009 PENN STATE 11 54 0 16 4 32 0 23 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 86
    Oct. 10, 2009 MICHIGAN STATE 7 26 0 8 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 26
    Oct. 17, 2009 at Indiana 10 44 0 11 1 6 0 6 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 50
    Oct. 24, 2009 at Purdue 4 12 1 7 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12
    Oct. 31, 2009 MICHIGAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Nov. 7, 2009 at Minnesota 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
    Nov. 14, 2009 NORTHWESTERN 6 21 0 6 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21
    Nov. 27, 2009 at Cincinnati 7 23 0 15 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 23
    Dec. 5, 2009 FRESNO STATE 6 20 1 15 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 20

    Games played: 11
    Avg. per rush: 4.4
    Avg. per catch: 6.7
    All-purpose avg./game: 29.5
    Total offense avg./game: 25.2

    2009 Tackles Sacks Fumble Int pass blkd PAT PAT
    Date Opponent solo ast total tfl yds no. yds ff fr yds no. yds qbh brup kick kicks rush rcv saf pts
    Sept. 12, 2009 ILLINOIS STATE 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 6
    Sept. 26, 2009 at Ohio State 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 3, 2009 PENN STATE 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 10, 2009 MICHIGAN STATE 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 17, 2009 at Indiana 1 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 24, 2009 at Purdue 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 6
    Oct. 31, 2009 MICHIGAN 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov. 7, 2009 at Minnesota 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov. 14, 2009 NORTHWESTERN 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov. 27, 2009 at Cincinnati 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Dec. 5, 2009 FRESNO STATE 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 6


    2008 Rushing Receiving Passing Kick Ret Punt Ret all
    Date Opponent no. yds td lg no. yds td lg c-a-i yds td lg no. yds td lg no. yds td lg purp
    Aug 30, 2008 vs. Missouri 13 75 0 41 6 50 0 17 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 125
    Sep 06, 2008 EASTERN ILLINOIS 13 99 0 26 1 2 0 2 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 101
    Sep 13, 2008 LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE 19 126 0 27 3 24 1 10 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 150
    Sep 27, 2008 at Penn State 14 96 0 30 1 -3 0 -3 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 93
    Oct 4, 2008 at Michigan 15 46 0 12 2 66 1 57 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 112
    Oct 11, 2008 MINNESOTA 10 36 0 7 1 7 0 7 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 43
    Oct. 18, 2008 INDIANA 6 31 0 11 2 13 0 10 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 44
    Oct 25, 2008 at Wisconsin 7 30 0 8 1 7 0 7 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 37
    Nov 8, 2008 vs. Western Michigan 6 36 0 11 2 12 0 12 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 48
    Nov 15, 2008 OHIO STATE 8 79 0 24 5 42 0 15 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 121
    Nov 22, 2008 at Northwestern 6 9 0 5 6 51 0 18 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 60

    Games played: 11

    2008 Tackles Sacks Fumble Int pass blkd PAT PAT
    Date Opponent solo ast total tfl yds no. yds ff fr yds no. yds qbh brup kick kicks rush rcv saf pts
    Aug 30, 2008 vs. Missouri 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 1 0 2
    Sep 06, 2008 EASTERN ILLINOIS 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 13, 2008 LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 6
    Sep 27, 2008 at Penn State 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 4, 2008 at Michigan 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 6
    Oct 11, 2008 MINNESOTA 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 18, 2008 INDIANA 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 25, 2008 at Wisconsin 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 08, 2008 vs. Western Michigan 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 15, 2008 OHIO STATE 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 22, 2008 at Northwestern 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0


    2007 Rushing Receiving Passing Kick Ret Punt Ret all
    Date Opponent no. yds td lg no. yds td lg c-a-i yds td lg no. yds td lg no. yds td lg purp
    Sep 01, 2007 vs Missouri 6 58 0 30 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 58
    Sep 08, 2007 WESTERN ILLINOIS 9 51 1 32 2 1 0 5 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 52
    Sep 15, 2007 at Syracuse 2 6 0 4 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
    Sep 22, 2007 at Indiana 3 -2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -2
    Sep 29, 2007 PENN STATE 1 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
    Oct 06, 2007 WISCONSIN 3 24 0 15 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 24
    Oct. 13, 2007 at Iowa 2 -3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -3
    Oct 20, 2007 MICHIGAN 2 21 1 13 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21
    Oct 27, 2007 BALL STATE 4 19 0 9 1 8 0 8 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 27
    Nov 03, 2007 at Minnesota 2 15 0 19 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15
    Nov 10, 2007 at Ohio State 8 106 0 80 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 106
    Nov 17, 2007 NORTHWESTERN 4 -7 0 8 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -7
    Jan 1, 2008 vs. USC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    Games played: 13
    Avg per rush: 6.3
    Avg per catch: 3.0
    All purpose avg/game: 23.3
    Total offense avg/gm: 22.6

    2007 Tackles Sacks Fumble Int pass blkd PAT PAT
    Date Opponent solo ast total tfl yds no. yds ff fr yds no. yds qbh brup kick kicks rush rcv saf pts
    Sep 01, 2007 vs Missouri 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 08, 2007 WESTERN ILLINOIS 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 6
    Sep 15, 2007 at Syracuse 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 22, 2007 at Indiana 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 29, 2007 PENN STATE 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 06, 2007 WISCONSIN 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 13, 2007 at Iowa 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 20, 2007 MICHIGAN 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 6
    Oct 27, 2007 BALL STATE 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 03, 2007 at Minnesota 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 10, 2007 at Ohio State 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 17, 2007 NORTHWESTERN 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Jan 1, 2008 vs. USC 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0


    updated 12/18/09

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