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Ricky Mellick
Ricky  Mellick

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pittsburgh, Pa.

High School:
Seton La Salle

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 195

Position:
RB



09/16/2017

@DuqFB Picks Up 28-23 Road Victory at Dayton

Dukes hang on for first triumph at Dayton since 2011

04/09/2016

Spring Season Comes to an End on Chilly Saturday Afternoon

Dillon Buechel finds three different receivers for touchdowns

09/17/2016

@DuqFB 34 - Dayton 20

Duquesne football defeats Dayton 34-20

AS A JUNIOR (2017)
- Appeared in eight games with one start at fullback in a 38-13 win over West Virginia Wesleyan (9.30.17)
- Tallied 163 rushing yards on 43 attempts with a touchdown on the season
- Scored first career touchdown versus the Bobcats (9.30.17) to go with 12 carries for a career-high 58 yards
- Added a pair of catches for 32 yards, including a 20-yard reception in 51-14 triumph at Robert Morris (10.14.17)
- Returned six kickoffs for a total of 138 yards
- Had a career-best 87 yards on three kickoff returns in a 45-40 win at Valparaiso (9.9.17), including a career-long 37-yard return 
- Registered eight special teams tackles including seven solo stops
- Recovered a Wagner fumble on the opening kickoff and returned it 15 yards, setting up a touchdown rush by A.J. Hines in the Dukes’ 38-0 victory over the Seahawks (10.7.17)

AS A SOPHOMORE (2016)
- Moved to running back from defensive back
- Played in all 11 games 
- Rushed seven times for a total of 38 yards, an average of 5.4 yards per carry
- Recorded a career-long 20-yard run vs. Central Connecticut in season finale
- Had one reception for nine yards at Jacksonville
- Tallied 10 tackles, including eight solo stops
- Finished with career-high five tackles at Wagner 

AS A FRESHMAN (2015)
- Played in all 12 games
- Finished with nine tackles including eight solo stops 
- Recorded a pass breakup against Kentucky Christian in the Dukes' season opener

BEFORE DUQUESNE
- Was a Second Team All-State choice
- Also an All-WPIAL and All-Conference selection
- Was a two-time Post-Gazette South Fabulous 22 pick
- Ran for 1,118 yards and 13 touchdowns for Seton La Salle
- Registered 15 sacks on defense
- Had 171 yards rushing and two touchdowns in the first half in a game against Keystone Oaks  
- His team, which was 10-2 overall and 8-2 in conference action, advanced to the WPIAL quarterfinals all four years
- Coached by Damon Rosol


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