Dillon Buechel
Dillon  Buechel

RS Senior

McKees Rocks, Pa.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 200



@DuqFB Comes From Behind to Defeat Dayton, 34-20

Duquesne defense blanks Flyers in the second half


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

Dukes and Flyers meet for ninth straight season


@DuqFB Wins Ninth Straight Home Opener with 30-19 Decision Over Bucknell

Freshman A.J. Hines runs for three touchdowns


@DuqFB Opens Home Slate Saturday at 6:00 pm Versus Bucknell

Dukes look to win ninth straight home opener


@DuqFB Drops Season Opener at Youngstown State, 45-10

Dukes host Bucknell on Sept. 10 at 6:00 pm in home opener


@DuqFB 31 - RMU 24

Duquesne football defeats Robert Morris 31-24 on Rooney Field


KSU 36 - @DuqFB 28

Duquesne falls to Kennesaw State University 36-28


@DuqFB 34 - Dayton 20

Duquesne football defeats Dayton 34-20


@DuqFB 30 - Bucknell 19

Duquesne football defeats Bucknell 30-19 in their home opener on Rooney Field.


Duquesne 30, Saint Francis 20

Duquesne 30, Saint Francis 20

Pronunciation: BEE-kull

2016 CFPA FCS National Player of the Year Trophy Watch List
2016 NEC Preseason All-Conference
2015 Second Team All-NEC
2013 Second Team All-NEC
2013 Jerry Rice Award Watch List

Three-year starting signal-caller enters his senior campaign second all-time at Duquesne in career completions (593), completion percentage (.583) and passing yards (7,465) ... is fourth in career touchdown passes with 52 ... team captain.

as a junior (2015)
Team captain ... named NEC Offensive Player of the Week on Nov. 9 ... started all 12 games in leading Duquesne to its third Northeast Conference Championship in five years and its first ever FCS Playoff appearance ... passed for career highs of 228 completions, 2,871 yards and 24 touchdowns on the season ... registered his first career 400-yard game in the season finale at William & Mary and had three 300-yard games on the season ... tied the school record for touchdown passes in a game with six in the season-ending, 51-49 loss at William & Mary in the first round of the FCS Play-offs ... also set career highs of 33 completions and 423 passing yards at William and Mary which were good for second and third best respectively in Duquesne's single season records book ... threw at least one touchdown pass in 11 of 12 games, including the last seven games of the season ... had a then-career best five touchdown passes in a 53-18 win over Alderson Broaddus ... posted 300-plus yard outings in wins over CCSU and Sacred Heart.

as a sophomore (2014)
Played in eight games, including the first six full games before an injury in game seven cut his season short... tallied 148 completions for 2025 yards and 14 touchdowns in six-plus games ... posted five 300 - plus yard passing games in his first six contests ... had a career high four touchdown passes on 25-36 passing for 333 yards in a 28-20 win at Central Connecticut ... accumulated a season - high 352 yards passing with two touchdown strikes in a 34-23 at #21 Youngstown State ... posted a career-best 29 completions on 46 attempts for 344 yards during a 30-21 triumph over Monmouth ... named NEC Offensive Player of the Week after the Monmouth win ... opened the season at Buffalo with an 18-36 performance scoring strikes in a 39-13 victory over West Liberty.

as a freshman (2013)
Started all 11 games ... was the first freshman to open the season under center since Scott Knapp in 2005 ... set school single-season records for completions (217) and attempts (373) ... his 2,569 yards passing were the most ever by a DU freshman and sixth-most in school history ... completed 58.2 percent of his passes with 14 TDs and 15 interceptions (120.4 efficiency rating) ... was named to the Jerry Rice Award Watch List (top first-year FCS player) ... named second team All-NEC ... posted three of the top six passing games by a Duquesne freshman (362 yards at Youngstown State, 309 vs. Albany and 295 at Dayton) ... earned NEC Rookie of the Week three times ... ranked 23rd nationally - and second among freshmen - in passing yards per game (233.5) ... also ranked second among freshman in total yards (2,569) and fourth in yards per completion (11.84) ... led the NEC in passing yards per game (233.5) and total offense (238.1) ... completed 21-of-28 passes for 309 yards and two touchdowns (27, 29) in the season-opener against Albany ... the effort was three yards shy of tying the top freshman passing day in school history ... had four multiple touchdown games including a season-high three TD passes in the season finale at Monmouth (14, 19, 5) ... completed a freshman record 25 passes in the win over Wagner and attempted a freshman-best 45 passes at Sacred Heart.

Finished his career as the second-leading passer in Western Pennsylvania Interscholasitc Athletic League history with 6,898 yards ... threw 75 career touchdown passes ... passed for 2,811 yards (189-of-292, 64.7%) and 41 touchdowns in leading Montour to its first WPIAL championship since 1964 in 2011 ... led the Spartans to the PIAA Class 3A state championship game ... was named Associated Press Class 3A first team all-state as a senior and second team as a junior ... was named to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Fabulous 22 and Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Terrific 25 two times ... was one of four finalists for the Pittsburgh Athletic Association's Mercury Award which is presented annually to the Western Pennsylvania high school football Player of the Year ... threw for six scores in a win over Chartiers Valley and five in a victory over Canon-McMillan as a senior ... completed 60.3 percent of his passes (158-of-262) for 2,221 yards and 24 touchdowns with six interceptions in leading Montour to a 12-1 record as a junior ... threw for at least 115 yards in each of the Spartans' 13 games ... had four games with four touchdown passes ... completed 143-of-257 passes (55.6 percent) for 1,872 yards and 10 touchdowns as a sophomore in leading the Spartans to the WPIAL AAA playoffs ... chose Duquesne over the University of Maine ... was also a standout basketball player for the Spartans ... high school coach Lou Cerro ... major: pre-professional pharmacy ... date of birth: 3/1/94.


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