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Ben Huss
Ben  Huss

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Upper St. Clair, Pa.

High School:
Upper St. Clair

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 310

Position:
OL



08/28/2017

Dukes Kick Off 2017 Campaign at No. 4/6 South Dakota State

@DuqFB Seeks First Win over a Ranked FCS Opponent vs. Jackrabbits

07/31/2017

Huss Named STATS FCS Preseason All-America

Senior offensive lineman one of two from NEC honored

06/02/2017

Huss & Stone Named Preseason All-FCS

@DuqFB seniors recognized among nation's best by Lindy's Sports

12/20/2016

Kuntz and Huss Named STATS FCS All-America

Second time in school history DU has two named STATS All-America in same season

09/15/2016

@DuqFB to Host Dayton on ESPN3 Saturday at Noon on Rooney Field

Dukes and Flyers meet for ninth straight season

09/17/2016

@DuqFB 34 - Dayton 20

Duquesne football defeats Dayton 34-20

11/21/2015

Duquesne 30, Saint Francis 20

Duquesne 30, Saint Francis 20

10/18/2014

Sacred Heart 23, Duquesne 20

Sacred Heart 23, Duquesne 20

2018 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl  
2017 Associated Press FCS All-America Second Team
2017 STATS FCS All-America Third Team
2017 HERO Sports FCS All-America
2017 All-NEC First Team
2017 STATS FCS Preseason All-America Second Team
2017 Lindy’s Preseason All-FCS First Team
2016 STATS FCS All-America Third Team
2016 All-NEC First Team 
2015 All-NEC First Team
2014 All-NEC Second Team


CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
- First player in program history to participate in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl
- One of two players in program history to earn four All-NEC nods and three First Team All-NEC honors
- Four-year starter on the Dukes’ offensive line
- Helped Dukes to two NEC titles in four years  

AS A SENIOR 2017
- Started all 11 games at right guard for Duquesne
- Led offensive line which helped the Dukes’ offense lead the NEC and rank 24th in the country in scoring (32.2 ppg)
- Duquesne also paced the NEC and ranked 21st in the FCS in rushing offense (198.5 ypg.)
- Part of the offensive line which helped DU sit 10th nationally in tackles for loss allowed (4.36 tpg.) and 28th in sacks allowed (1.00)
- Helped pave the way for All-NEC First Team running back A.J. Hines who posted his second straight 1,000-yard season
- Helped protect the NEC Offensive Player of the Year in quarterback Tommy Stuart, who set several program records while leading the NEC and ranking near the top of FCS in several passing statistical categories in his first season under center

AS A JUNIOR (2016)
- Started all 11 games for the Dukes
- Buoyed offensive line which helped DU pace the Northeast Conference and rank 21st in FCS in total offense at 429.0 yards per game
- Helped pave the way for STATS FCS Jerry Rice Award winner and NEC Offensive Rookie of the Year A.J. Hines, who rushed for a Duquesne freshman-record 1,291 yards and 13 touchdowns
- Part of Dukes team that captured its fourth NEC crown in six years 

 AS A SOPHOMORE (2015)
- Started 11 of 12 games, missing one game due to injury
- Helped lead Duquesne to its third Northeast Conference title in the past five years and first trip to the FCS Playoffs
- Assisted DU in averaging 419.0 yards of total offense per game as well as 40 offensive touchdowns (24 pass, 16 rush) and 30.7 points per game
- Anchored an offensive line that allowed just 16 sacks in 12 games
- Helped the Dukes lead the NEC in rushing offense with 174.2 yards per game
- Credited with a tackle in the NEC title clinching win over Saint Francis

AS A FRESHMAN (2016)
- Played in all 12 games on the offensive line for the Dukes, making 11 starts in being named and NEC Second Team All-Conference choice
- After playing as a reserve in his collegiate debut, he started at center in game two, then started at right guard the final 10 games
- Helped an offensive line that allowed just 25 sacks over the course of 12 games
- Helped the Dukes average over 370 yards per game and 26.4 points per game

BEFORE DUQUESNE
- Anchored an offensive line that produced both a 1,000-yard passer and a 1,000-yard rusher
- Selected to play in Big 33 Football Classic
- All-state honoree
- Post-Gazette Fabulous 22
- Trib-Live WPIAL All-Conference
- Post-Gazette WPIAL All-Conference
- Team went 11-1 overall and 8-0 in conference play
- Defensively, made 46 tackles on the season, nine for a loss
- Played for head coach Jim Render

PERSONAL
- Major: marketing
- Date of birth: 2/18/96




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