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Duane Bennett
RB #23
Height:
5-9
Weight:
213
College:
Minnesota
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Biography

Signed by Green Bay as a non-drafted free agent on May 3, 2012…A four-year letterman and team captain who appeared in 49 games with 36 starts during his career…Ranks 13th all-time at Minnesota with 2,126 career rushing yards…Started all 12 games as a senior, compiling 166 carries for 639 yards (3.8 avg.) and three touchdowns…Rushed for a season-high 127 yards on 23 attempts (5.5 avg.) at Northwestern (Nov. 19)…Earned Kickoff Returner of the Week honors from the College Football Performance Awards after his 96-yard kickoff return for a TD vs. Wisconsin (Nov. 12)…Named Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week after blocking a punt and returning it for a 4-yard TD vs. Miami of Ohio (Sept. 17)…Appeared in all 12 games and started seven as a junior, recording a team-high 996 all-purpose yards…Carried the football 123 times for 529 yards (4.3 avg.) and three TDs and caught 33 passes for 319 yards (9.6 avg.) and one TD…Set career marks with 30 carries and 189 rushing yards (6.3 avg.) at Middle Tennessee State (Sept. 2)…Posted back-to-back 100-yard rushing performances with 110 yards on 18 carries (6.1 avg.) the following week vs. South Dakota (Sept. 11)…Threw an 8-yard TD pass, the only one of his career, to fellow Packers non-drafted free-agent signee Eric Lair in the second quarter vs. Northwestern (Oct. 2)…Accumulated 149 all-purpose yards vs. Penn State (Oct. 23)…Led Minnesota in rushing with 98 carries for 376 yards (3.8 avg.) and six TDs as a sophomore…Rushed for a season-high 89 yards and three TDs in a win at Northwestern (Sept. 26)…Caught two passes for 121 yards (60.5 avg.) and two TDs vs. Michigan State (Oct. 31)…Ran for a 16-yard TD at Syracuse (Sept. 5) on his first carry since returning from a season-ending knee injury in 2008…Totaled 54 all-purpose yards in the Insight Bowl vs. Iowa State (Dec. 31)…Redshirted in 2008 after sustaining a season-ending knee injury in the second game of the season at Bowling Green (Sept. 6)…Rushed for 92 yards and two TDs on 18 carries (5.1 avg.) in season opener vs. Northern Illinois (Aug. 30)…Earned Big Ten All-Freshman honors from Sporting News after playing in 10 games and starting six Big Ten contests…Rushed 107 times for 442 yards (4.1 avg.) and three TDs as a true freshman…Led Minnesota running backs with 18 receptions for 145 yards (8.1 avg.), the most receptions by a Gophers running back since 2000…Totaled 81 rushing yards on seven attempts (11.6 avg.) in his first career Big Ten game vs. Purdue (Sept. 22)…Rushed for 106 yards on 20 carries (5.3 avg.) at Michigan (Oct. 27)…Earned his degree in sociology…Lettered four years in football and track at O’Fallon (Ill.) Township High School and McClure (Mo.) Senior High…As a senior at O’Fallon Township, rushed for 1,362 yards and 22 TDs…Earned honorable mention all-state recognition from the Chicago Tribune in 2006…Finished his high school career with 443 carries for 3,419 yards (7.7 avg.) and 40 TDs…Lists his most memorable sports achievement as winning the 2010 Unselfish Player Award at Minnesota…Biggest influences were his brothers because they helped him to reach his potential…Enjoys cooking, photography and playing video games…Favorite athlete is Terrell Davis and favorite book is Uncommon by Tony Dungy…First name is pronounced Doo-on…Single, lives in St. Louis…Given name Du’ane Antonio Bennett; born in St. Louis.
Signed by Green Bay as a non-drafted free agent on May 3, 2012…A four-year letterman and team captain who appeared in 49 games with 36 starts during his career…Ranks 13th all-time at Minnesota with 2,126 career rushing yards…Started all 12 games as a senior, compiling 166 carries for 639 yards (3.8 avg.) and three touchdowns…Rushed for a season-high 127 yards on 23 attempts (5.5 avg.) at Northwestern (Nov. 19)…Earned Kickoff Returner of the Week honors from the College Football Performance Awards after his 96-yard kickoff return for a TD vs. Wisconsin (Nov. 12)…Named Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week after blocking a punt and returning it for a 4-yard TD vs. Miami of Ohio (Sept. 17)…Appeared in all 12 games and started seven as a junior, recording a team-high 996 all-purpose yards…Carried the football 123 times for 529 yards (4.3 avg.) and three TDs and caught 33 passes for 319 yards (9.6 avg.) and one TD…Set career marks with 30 carries and 189 rushing yards (6.3 avg.) at Middle Tennessee State (Sept. 2)…Posted back-to-back 100-yard rushing performances with 110 yards on 18 carries (6.1 avg.) the following week vs. South Dakota (Sept. 11)…Threw an 8-yard TD pass, the only one of his career, to fellow Packers non-drafted free-agent signee Eric Lair in the second quarter vs. Northwestern (Oct. 2)…Accumulated 149 all-purpose yards vs. Penn State (Oct. 23)…Led Minnesota in rushing with 98 carries for 376 yards (3.8 avg.) and six TDs as a sophomore…Rushed for a season-high 89 yards and three TDs in a win at Northwestern (Sept. 26)…Caught two passes for 121 yards (60.5 avg.) and two TDs vs. Michigan State (Oct. 31)…Ran for a 16-yard TD at Syracuse (Sept. 5) on his first carry since returning from a season-ending knee injury in 2008…Totaled 54 all-purpose yards in the Insight Bowl vs. Iowa State (Dec. 31)…Redshirted in 2008 after sustaining a season-ending knee injury in the second game of the season at Bowling Green (Sept. 6)…Rushed for 92 yards and two TDs on 18 carries (5.1 avg.) in season opener vs. Northern Illinois (Aug. 30)…Earned Big Ten All-Freshman honors from Sporting News after playing in 10 games and starting six Big Ten contests…Rushed 107 times for 442 yards (4.1 avg.) and three TDs as a true freshman…Led Minnesota running backs with 18 receptions for 145 yards (8.1 avg.), the most receptions by a Gophers running back since 2000…Totaled 81 rushing yards on seven attempts (11.6 avg.) in his first career Big Ten game vs. Purdue (Sept. 22)…Rushed for 106 yards on 20 carries (5.3 avg.) at Michigan (Oct. 27)…Earned his degree in sociology…Lettered four years in football and track at O’Fallon (Ill.) Township High School and McClure (Mo.) Senior High…As a senior at O’Fallon Township, rushed for 1,362 yards and 22 TDs…Earned honorable mention all-state recognition from the Chicago Tribune in 2006…Finished his high school career with 443 carries for 3,419 yards (7.7 avg.) and 40 TDs…Lists his most memorable sports achievement as winning the 2010 Unselfish Player Award at Minnesota…Biggest influences were his brothers because they helped him to reach his potential…Enjoys cooking, photography and playing video games…Favorite athlete is Terrell Davis and favorite book is Uncommon by Tony Dungy…First name is pronounced Doo-on…Single, lives in St. Louis…Given name Du’ane Antonio Bennett; born in St. Louis.