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Mataeo Durant

RB

#40

Experience: R

Height: 6-1

Age: 22

Weight: 195 lbs

College: Duke

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Biography

Missed only four games during tenure (44 career games with 12 starts) … rushed 489 times for 2,562 yards (5.24) with 18 TDs and caught 55 passes for 488 yards (8.87) with four TDs ... became the ninth player to surpass the 2,000-rushing yard mark during their career … amassed 3,050 career all-purpose yards ... scored 132 career points (22 TDs) ... rushed for 50+ yards in 21 career games ... topped the 100-yard plateau on the ground 10 times, including a career-best 255 yards against Charlotte in 2021 … had 19 rushing attempts of 20+ yards, including a career-long 64-yard TD jaunt versus Florida State in 2020 … rushed for 1,241 yards in 2021 to set a new single-season program record ... set a single-game program record against Georgia Tech in 2021 with 43 rushing attempts … joined teammate Deon Jackson in 2020 to become the fourth pair of running backs to eclipse the 600-yard mark on the ground during the same season … recorded back-to-back seasons with 800+ plus yards to become the second Blue Devil all-time to rush for 800+ yards in consecutive seasons, joining Steve Jones (1970- 854, 1971- 861, 1972-1,236) … posted 17 games with 2+ pass receptions, including a career-high five catches against Virginia in 2021 … had 10 games with 25+ receiving yards, including a career-best 62 yards against Kansas in 2021 ... held eight career TDs of 20+ yards (seven rushing, one receiving) … graduated third in Duke history with 10 100-yard rushing games, fourth in rushing yards, sixth in highest average per rushing attempt, eighth in rushing attempts, and tied for 13th in rushing TDs … also finished tied for sixth in program history with four career TD receptions by a running back ... played 1,570 career snaps.

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