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Bud Dupree
LB #48
Height:
6-4
Weight:
269
Age:
24
College:
Kentucky
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2017):

TCKL
25
SCK
4.0
FF
0
INT
--
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 75 55 20 12.5 0 3 0 0 -- 0 0 1 0
2017 PIT 9 9 25 19 6 4.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2016 PIT 7 4 24 19 5 4.5 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2015 PIT 16 5 26 17 9 4.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @CLE W 21-18 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 MIN W 26-9 2 1 1 1.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 @CHI L 17-23 4 4 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 @BAL W 26-9 4 4 0 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 JAX L 9-30 1 0 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 @KC W 19-13 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 CIN W 29-14 3 1 2 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 @DET W 20-15 4 3 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 @IND W 20-17 4 4 0 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 TEN W 40-17 2 1 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

PRO (31-17/5-5): Bud Dupree was drafted by the Steelers in the first round (22nd overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.

2017 (8-8/0-0): Has recorded at least 4.0 sacks in each of his first three seasons in the NFL (2015: 4.0, 2016: 4.5 and 2017: 4.0).

  • 9/17 vs. Minnesota: Made his 2017 debut and recorded a sack of Minnesota QB Case Keenum for a loss of 11 yards, increasing his career sack total to 9.5.
  • 10/1 at Baltimore: Credited with a sack of Baltimore QB Joe Flacco (nine yards) in the fourth quarter, increasing his season total to 1.5 and his career total to 10.0.
  • 10/22 vs. Cincinnati: Posted his third sack of the season, bringing down Cincinnati QB Andy Dalton in the fourth quarter for a loss of 13 yards.
  • 11/12 at Indianapolis: Totaled 4 tackles (all solo), a sack and 3 tackles for loss…credited with a sack of Indianapolis QB Jacoby Brissett, for a loss of 13 yards.

PRO (31-17/5-5): Bud Dupree was drafted by the Steelers in the first round (22nd overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.

2017 (8-8/0-0): Has recorded at least 4.0 sacks in each of his first three seasons in the NFL (2015: 4.0, 2016: 4.5 and 2017: 4.0).

  • 9/17 vs. Minnesota: Made his 2017 debut and recorded a sack of Minnesota QB Case Keenum for a loss of 11 yards, increasing his career sack total to 9.5.
  • 10/1 at Baltimore: Credited with a sack of Baltimore QB Joe Flacco (nine yards) in the fourth quarter, increasing his season total to 1.5 and his career total to 10.0.
  • 10/22 vs. Cincinnati: Posted his third sack of the season, bringing down Cincinnati QB Andy Dalton in the fourth quarter for a loss of 13 yards.
  • 11/12 at Indianapolis: Totaled 4 tackles (all solo), a sack and 3 tackles for loss…credited with a sack of Indianapolis QB Jacoby Brissett, for a loss of 13 yards.

2016 (7-4/3-3): Led all AFC linebackers with 4.5 sacks in December/January…made his season debut 11/20 at Cleveland…activated from the team’s Reserve/Injured; Designated For Return List on November 19, 2016.

  • 12/11 at Buffalo: Made his first start of the season…recorded his first career multi-sack game (2.5), taking down QB Tyrod Taylor.
  • 12/25 vs. Baltimore: Sacked QB Joe Flacco for a six-yard loss.
  • 1/1 vs. Cleveland: Recorded a sack and forced fumble on QB Robert Griffin III.
  • AFC Wild Card Game 1/8 vs. Miami: Split a sack with LB James Harrison.

        2015 (16-5/2-2):

        • 9/10 at New England: Made his NFL debut, recording his first career sack on QB Tom Brady in the first quarter…added his first two career tackles.
        • 9/20 vs. San Francisco: Recorded his second sack of the season for minus-three yards…became the first Steelers rookie to have sacks in back-to-back games since 2007 (LaMarr Woodley).
        • 10/12 at San Diego: Sacked QB Philip Rivers for a four-yard loss.
        • 11/1 vs. Cincinnati: Brought down QB Andy Dalton on a sack for zero yards…tied Woodley for the third-most sacks by a Steelers rookie in a single season since sacks became an official statistic in 1982.
        • 11/29 at Seattle: Made his first career start.
        • 12/13 at Cincinnati: Left the game in the third quarter due to a tailbone injury and did not return.

        COLLEGE: Bud Dupree played in 47 games at Kentucky, starting 38, finishing with 247 tackles, 23.5 sacks, 38 tackles for loss and four forced fumbles…ranks second in Wildcat history with 23.5 career sacks…earned All-SEC honorable mention each of his final three seasons, playing both defensive end and linebacker throughout his Kentucky career…finished in the top-10 in the SEC in quarterback sacks three straight years (2012-14)…graduated with a degree in community and leadership development. 2014: Started all 12 games, finishing second on the team with 74 tackles, while leading the defense with 12.5 stops for loss and 7.5 sacks…had one pass breakup, five quarterback hurries, two forced fumbles and one blocked kick…returned an interception for the game-winning score vs. South Carolina…tallied a career-best 15 tackles vs. Tennessee…totaled 10 tackles against No. 1 ranked Mississippi State…named National Defensive Lineman of the Week for a seven tackle, one sack and two forced fumble game vs. Louisville. 2013:  Started all 11 games played…ranked second on the team with 61 tackles, adding a team-high 9.5 tackles for a loss and 7.0 sacks to go along with two forced fumbles, three quarterback hurries and one pass breakup…his 7.0 sacks were sixth-most in the SEC…notched a season-high 13 tackles vs. Mississippi State with 1.0 sack and two stops for a loss, marking the most tackles by a Wildcat defensive lineman since game-by-game records became available in 1993. 2012: Started all 12 games, racking up 91 tackles to finish 10th among SEC defenders…also ranked seventh in the conference in tackles for loss (12.5) and sacks (6.5)…his season-high 12 tackles came in a game vs. Western Kentucky…reached double-digit tackles at Tennessee…recorded a single-game career-best 2.0 sacks in the team’s win vs. Samford. 2011: Appeared in all 12 games, starting each of the final three…tallied 21 tackles, 14 occurring in his three starts, and 2.5 sacks, two pass breakups and a fumble recovery…notched a season-best five stops vs. Vanderbilt and Georgia.

        PERSONAL: Bud Dupree attended Wilkinson County High School (Irwinton, Ga.)…named first-team all-state as a senior as chosen by the Georgia Sports Writers Association and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution…was a four-year starter at tight end and three-year starter at defensive end…had more than 1,000 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns as a senior, along with 62 tackles and 10.0 quarterback sacks…his team went 11-3 his senior year and 10-4 as a sophomore, advancing to the Class-A state semifinals each season…named one of the nation's top 50 tight ends by Scout.com…was also a basketball standout, helping lead Wilkinson County to the Class-A state championship his senior year…named to the All-Middle Georgia Team…member of the Future Business Leaders of America…honor-roll student…son of Sophia Stephens and Alvin Dupree Sr.…Full name: Alvin “Bud” Dupree.