Position
Fullback
Height
6'1
Weight
263 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
Lincoln, Neb.
Major
Management
High School
Pius X HS

2009 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2008 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2007 SEC Academic Honor Roll

CAREER
Joined the Tigers as a walk-on in 2006 and ended up spending five seasons at LSU … Played in nine games with one start during his career … Start came at fullback against Louisiana-Lafayette in 2009 … Graduated in December of 2010 with a degree in business … Three-time member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll … Spent the 2007 and 2008 seasons on the offensive line before switching to fullback in 2009 … Is the son of former LSU All-American Robert Dugas … Robert Dugas was a first-team All-America on the offensive line in 1978 … He earned first-team Academic All-America honors in 1977 … Robert Dugas also holds the distinction of being LSU’s first National Scholar-Athlete as he claimed the honor in December of 1978 … His dad is also a former doctor for the Nebraska football team.

SENIOR SEASON (2010)
Injuries plagued his senior season in 2010 … Did not see any game action as a senior.

JUNIOR SEASON (2009)
Made the switch from offensive line to fullback during the spring … Suffered severe knee injury midway through spring practice but returned in time for fall camp … Played in eight games with one start … Start came against Louisiana-Lafayette in week 3 … Did not record any offensive stats.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008)
Saw first action of career in Chick-fil-A Bowl win over Georgia Tech, playing three snaps on the final offensive series of the game for the Tigers.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2007)
Did not see any game action as a redshirt freshman in 2007.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2006)
Redshirted as a true freshman in 2006.

HIGH SCHOOL
Three-year letterwinner at Pius X High School in Lincoln, Neb., as a center and defensive tackle … Earned two letters in baseball, playing first base … Earned all-state honors in 2005 and all-city recognition in both 2005 and 2006 … Played on state champion football team in 2004 … Coached in high school by Tim Aylward.

PERSONAL
Full name is Richard Joseph Dugas … Born Dec. 28, 1987, in Baton Rouge … Parents are Robert and Jean Dugas … Has three siblings – Rob, Kristie and Katherine.

 

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