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D.K. Buford

D.K.  Buford

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oxford, Miss.

High School:
Lafayette

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 231

Position:
RB

Experience:
3L

08/28/2017

Matt Luke Weekly Press Conference

Luke Meets with Media for First Weekly Presser of 2017 Season

08/09/2017

Longo Pleased with Running Back Depth

Rebels Building Depth Behind Starter Jordan Wilkins

09/05/2015

No. 15 Ole Miss Routs UT Martin In Season Opener

Ten Different Rebels Score TDs

08/01/2014

Media Day Press Conference

Oel Miss Players And Coaches Met With Reporters Friday

2017: Ran 16 times for 53 yards in the Grove Bowl.

2016: Played in 10 games as a backup RB and on special teams ... Totaled 10 carries for 29 yards, as well as two special teams tackles ... Earned second letter ... vs. Wofford (9/10/16): Rushed three times for 18 yards in his first action of the season ... vs. #11 Georgia (9/24/16): Rushed twice for 2 yards ... vs. Memphis (10/1/16): Ran five times for 9 yards ... at Vanderbilt (11/19/16): Made a tackle on special teams ... vs. Mississippi State (11/26/16): Made a tackle on special teams.

2015: Played in 10 games as a reserve running back and on special teams ... Totaled 78 yards on seven rushes with a TD ... Earned first letter ... vs. UT Martin (9/5/15): Saw his first career action, rushing four times for 68 yards and a TD ... vs. Fresno State (9/12/15): Carried the ball twice for 8 yards ... vs. New Mexico State (10/10/15): Had one carry for a 2-yard gain ... Moved to running back from DB in the fall.

2014: Did not see action and was redshirted ... Member of the 2014 signing class.

HIGH SCHOOL: Selected to play in the 2014 Offense-Defense All-American Bowl ... Listed as a 4-star recruit by 247Sports and ESPN and rated the No. 6 all-purpose back in the nation by 247Sports ... Listed as the country’s 15th-best all-purpose back by Rivals and the No. 29 running back by ESPN ... Ranked the state’s eighth-best prospect by 247Sports and ninth by ESPN ... A member of The Clarion-Ledger’s Dandy Dozen and listed No. 13 on the Targeted 22 list ... Chosen to play in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Game ... Accounted for more than 3,600 yards of offense and 49 touchdowns during his prep career, while helping Lafayette to three Class 4A state championship games, including back-to-back state titles as a freshman and sophomore ... Named first team Class 4A All-State by the Mississippi Association of Coaches as a senior after rushing for 1,027 yards and 15 TDs and racking up 298 receiving yards with three TDs ... Played through ankle and shoulder injuries for much of his senior season ... Accounted for 1,448 yards (830 rushing, 398 receiving, 220 kickoff and punt returns) and 16 TDs as a junior ... Had more than 700 yards of offense and 12 TDs as a sophomore ... Coached in high school by Eric Robertson ... Also played baseball, basketball and track & field ... Was named Division 2-4A Defensive Player of the Year as a center fielder in baseball ... Class 4A champion in the 100 meters (10.76) and 200 meters (21.80) as a junior at the MHSAA state track meet ... Related to fellow Rebel Jeremy Liggins and former Alabama defensive back and minor league pitcher Justin Woodall.

PERSONAL: Son of Chester and Valarie Buford ... Full name is Detarius Keonte Buford ... Born: Sept. 17, 1995 ... Psychology major.

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