Jegil Dugger - 24
Jegil Dugger

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Birmingham, Ala.

High School:
Midfield

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 212

Position:
Running Back

Birthdate:
11/01/1979

Experience:
4VL


A four-year letterwinner, Dugger ranks second all-time in UAB history and first in the school's NCAA Division I-A era in rushing yards with 1,979 on 453 carries (4.4 yards per carry average)...Dugger had 13 career rushing touchdowns, tying him for first in the UAB Division I-A era (with former QB Daniel Dixon and second all-time in Blazer football history (also with Dixon).

2001: Earned Second Team All-Conference USA honors...led UAB with 839 net rushing yards on 218 carries (3.8 average) and scored six rushing touchdowns...610 of his yards and four of his touchdowns came against C-USA opponents.

2000: Led UAB in rushing with 852 yards on 177 carries (that ranked him fourth in Conference USA)...scored five rushing touchdowns, including game-winners vs. Chattanooga (Sep. 7) and Memphis (Oct. 14)...had four 100+-yard rushing performances, including a career high 153 yards on 21 carries in the win over Louisiana-Lafayette (Sep. 30)...rushed for 121 yards at Kansas (Sep. 16), 102 vs. Middle Tennessee (Oct. 21), and 101 vs. Southern Miss (Nov. 11)...earned Second Team All-Conference USA honors.

1999: Dugger seemed on his way to redshirt status, but injuries in the backfield brought him back to active duty vs. Louisiana-Monroe (10/2) and he played in the team's final eight games...rushed for a season-high 79 yards on 13 carries vs. Louisiana-Monroe, and had 40 on eight attempts vs. Memphis...he carried nine times for 52 yards vs. Louisiana Tech (11/13), and scored a two-point conversion on a pass from Daniel Dixon.

1998: Saw action in nine games...did not play at Louisiana Tech (Oct. 17) or Northeast Louisiana (Oct. 31)...had eight carries for 40 yards in season finale vs. UT-Martin (Nov. 21)...had three carries for 19 yards, including a touchdown, vs. Tennessee Tech (Sep. 19)...had one catch for 18 yards vs. Virginia Tech (Oct. 24).

HIGH SCHOOL: Two-year starter and three-year letterwinner for Coach Charlie Boren at Midfield High School...selected as one of the top 50 running backs in the nation by Tom Lemming's Prep Report...Birmingham News First-Team All-Metro as a senior...All-State as a senior...rushed for 1,555 yards and 16 touchdowns on 200 carries as a senior...led team to 11-2 record and Class 4A quarterfinal appearance ...posted 158 carries for 1,496 yards and 15 touchdowns as a junior ...posted 55 carries for 360 yards and four touchdowns as a sophomore ...finished his career with 3,411 yards on 413 carries, scoring 35 touchdowns...averaged 8.3 yards every time he touched the ball...posted 177 career return yards.

PERSONAL: Born Nov. 1, 1979, in Birmingham. Ala. ...son of Robert and Linda Dugger...a sociology major.

RUSHING G Att Yds TD Lg Avg/C Avg/G 1998........... 9 14 62 1 14 4.4 6.9 1999........... 8 44 226 1 15 5.1 28.2 2000........... 11 177 852 5 37 4.8 77.5 2001........... 11 218 839 6 36 3.8 76.3 TOTAL.......... 39 453 1979 13 37 4.4 50.7

RECEIVING G Rec Yds TD Lg Rec/G Avg/C Avg/G 1998........... 9 1 18 0 18 0.1 18.0 2.0 1999........... 8 5 10 0 9 0.6 2.0 1.2 2000........... 11 8 34 0 16 0.7 4.2 3.1 2001........... 11 10 62 0 14 0.9 6.2 5.6 TOTAL.......... 39 24 124 0 18 0.6 5.2 3.2

TACKLES G UA A Total TFL-Yds PD FF FR Blkd 1998........... 9 0 2 2 0-0 0 0 0 0 1999........... 8 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0 2000........... 11 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0 2001........... 11 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0 TOTAL.......... 39 0 2 2 0-0 0 0 0 0

ALL PURPOSE G Rush Rec PR KR IR Total Avg/G 1998........... 9 62 18 0 0 0 80 8.9 1999........... 8 226 10 0 0 0 236 29.5 2000........... 11 852 34 0 0 0 886 80.5 2001........... 11 839 62 0 0 0 901 81.9 TOTAL.......... 39 1979 124 0 0 0 2103 53.9

SCORING G TD Rush Pass Retn PAT 2PAT FG Total Avg/G 1998........... 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0.7 1999........... 8 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 8 1.0 2000........... 11 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 30 2.7 2001........... 11 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 36 3.3 TOTAL.......... 39 13 13 0 0 0 1 0 80 2.1

 
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