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Christian Kuntz
Christian  Kuntz

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Pittsburgh, Pa.

High School:
Chartiers Valley

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 228

Position:
LB



08/11/2016

Football Team Wrapping Up First Week of Camp

Dukes open the season Sept. 1 at Youngstown State

08/08/2016

Christian Kuntz Named College Sports Madness Preseason All-American

Fourth preseason All-America honor for senior linebacker

08/03/2016

Christian Kuntz Named STATS FCS Preseason All-American

Third preseason All-America honor for senior linebacker

07/21/2016

Duquesne Picked to Repeat as NEC Champions

Six Dukes named Preseason All-Conference

06/14/2016

Christian Kuntz Named Football Gameplan Preseason All-American

Second preseason All-America honor for senior linebacker

11/21/2015

Duquesne 30, Saint Francis 20

Duquesne 30, Saint Francis 20

10/03/2015

Duquesne 27, CCSU 10

Duquesne 27, CCSU 10

11/16/2013

Duquesne 24, CCSU 21

Duquesne 24, CCSU 21

10/12/2013

Duquesne 34, Wagner 7

Duquesne 34, Wagner 7

Pronunciation: KOONCE

2016 NEC Preseason All-Conference
2015 FCS ADA All-America
2015 Associated Press Second Team All-America
2015 STATS FCS First Team All-America
2015 College Sports Madness Third Team All-America
2015 NEC Defensive Player of the Year
2015 First Team All-NEC
2013 Sports Network Third Team All-America
2013 First Team All-NEC

2013 All-American linebacker suffered an off-the-field injury in the spring and missed the 2014 season.

as a junior (2014)
Medical redshirt.

as a sophomore (2013)
Started all 11 games at linebacker ... led the nation in tackles for loss (1.8/g.) in becoming just the fifth Duquesne player to be named All-American (Third Team) by The Sports Network ... was the first sophomore in school history to earn All-American honors from any affiliate ... was the only Duke named First Team All-NEC ... was a two-time NEC Defensive Player of the Week ... tied for the team lead with 74 tackles (32 solo) and led the Dukes in tackles for loss (19.5) and sacks (9.0) ... also tied for team-high with two fumbles forced ... had a season-high 11 tackles at Sacred Heart ... had 10 tackles including 4.5 tackles for loss (3.5 of which were sacks) in the season-ending win at Monmouth ... 3.0 of his 10 tackles at Dayton were for losses ... 4.0 of his eight tackles vs. West Liberty were for losses totaling 11 yards ... posted his second career interception in week nine at Sacred Heart

as a freshman (2012)
Played in all 11 games with a start in the opener at Old Dominion as a true freshman ... finished with 38 tackles (15 solo) and 2.0 tackles for loss ... had 12 stops (3 solo) and returned an interception 49 yards for a score against ODU ... the 49-yard score, which came with 38 seconds left in the second quarter, gave the Dukes a 20-10 halftime lead ... had four tackles each in four other games ... recovered fumbles against both Saint Francis and Albany.

personal
played football and basketball at Chartiers Valley ... suffered a ruptured spleen during an August practice as a returning captain prior to his senior football season ... the injury sidelined him for the year ... managed to return and be cleared to play two days before the first game of his senior basketball season ... major: general business ... date of birth: 4/13/94.

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