Dillon Buechel
Dillon  Buechel

RS Junior

McKees Rocks, Pa.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 196



Thirteen Dukes Named All-Northeast Conference

Christian Kuntz Named Defensive Player of the Year


@ DUQFB Travels to William & Mary for First FCS Playoff Appearance

Dukes and Tribe to play at 3:30 on ESPN3


Duquesne Wins NEC Title, defeating Saint Francis, 30-20

Dukes earn automatic bid to NCAA FCS Championship


Duquesne Football to Host Saint Francis Nov. 21 With NEC Title on the Line

Winner of Dukes vs. Red Flash will secure automatic bid to FCS Championship


Dillon Buechel and Christian Kuntz Named NEC Players of the Week

Both players had big impact in Duquesne’s win at Sacred Heart


Duquesne 30, Saint Francis 20

Duquesne 30, Saint Francis 20


Duquesne 27, CCSU 10

Duquesne 27, CCSU 10


Sacred Heart 23, Duquesne 20

Sacred Heart 23, Duquesne 20


Duquesne 39, West Liberty 13

Duquesne 39, West Liberty 13


Monmouth at Duquesne Football

Duquesne 30, Monmouth 21

Pronunciation: BEE-kull

2013 Second Team All-NEC
2013 Jerry Rice Award Watch List

After one and a half seasons, is already ranked among Duquesne's career leaders in passing yards with 4584, completions with 365 and touchdowns with 28...

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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