81 Brendan Dudeck
At Navy: Enters the fall listed as the starter at X-wide receiver ... gritty, gutty player that loves to block ... has good size and will not back down from anybody ... has improved his ability to catch the ball and is a threat in Navy's passing game ... has earned one varsity letter.
2013: Played in all 13 games, catching five passes for 48 yards (9.6 ypc), successfully threw a pass to Keenan Reynolds for a two-point conversion against Army and ran the ball three times for 21 yards (7.0 ypc) ... member of Navy's offensive unit that finished the year ranked No. 1 nationally in turnovers lost (10), No. 2 in rushing offense (325.4), No. 3 in tackles for loss allowed (3.62), No. 6 in passing yards per completion (15.09), No. 6 in third down conversion (51.1) and 11th in fourth down conversions (67.9) ... also a member of nearly every special teams unit for the Mids, he turned in four tackles over the course of the year ... Navy rushed for 366 yards on 67 attempts against Middle Tennessee in the Bell Helicopter Armed Force Bowl, marking the sixth straight game the Mids topped the 300-yard rushing milestone ... it's the first time Navy has accomplished the feat since 2007 ... Navy's 34 points are the most it has scored against Army since defeating the Black Knights 34-0 in 2008 ... the 343 yards rushing by the Mids are the most in an Army-Navy game since 2008 (368) ... carried the ball once for 11 yards in the Mids' 34-7 win over Army ... also completed a pass to Keenan Reynolds for a two-point conversion ... member of the Mids' offense that rushed for 432 yards on 62 carries and scored a season-high 58 points in a triple overtime win at San Jose State ... the 432 yards are the second most by the Mids on the ground this season ... part of an offense that eclipsed the 500-yard total offense mark for the third time this season when the Mids posted 519 yards in their win over South Alabama to become bowl eligible ... Navy also rushed for 351 yards, marking the first time since 2010 that it has topped the 300-yard rushing mark in three straight games (331 vs. Notre Dame, 383 vs. Hawai'i) ... the 42-point output against the Jaguars marked the fifth time this season Navy has scored 40-plus points ... caught a seven-yard pass against South Alabama and also had a perfectly-executed pass to Will Anthony on a fake punt that was called back due to an ineligible player down field ... Navy's offense opened the way for QB Keenan Reynolds to rush for a career-high 226 yards on 28 carries against Hawai'i, becoming only the seventh quarterback in school history to rush for 200 yards ... it's the third most by a Navy QB in program history ... part of an offensive unit that posted 28 first downs against Notre Dame which are the most by the Mids in series history ... the offense also gained 331 yards on the ground which were the most against Notre Dame since the 2010 contest (367) ... caught a career-long tying 12-yard pass at Notre Dame and came up with a tackle on special teams ...caught two passes for a career-high 20 yards in the win over Pitt ... part of a Navy offense that set a school record for number of offensive plays with 106 against Toledo (was 105 vs. Air Force in 2011) and rush attempts with 93 (was 80 vs. Rice in 2009 and air force in 2011) ... with 35 first downs against the Rockets, the Mids were just one first down shy of tying the school record ... the Mids also rushed for 419 yards, their second-largest ground gain of the year and the 514 yards of total offense marked the third time this season Navy has eclipsed the 500-yard mark ... contributed a solo tackle on special teams against Duke ... part of an offensive unit that scored 21 consecutive points to lead the Mids to their most lop-sided victory over Air Force since 1978 (37-8) ... caught a nine-yard pass against Western Kentucky, his first collegiate reception ... carried the ball once for a gain of 13 yards in the Mids' home opener against Delaware ... it was his first career rush ... recovered an onside kick in the fourth quarter of the Mids' win over Indiana.
2012: Saw action in five games, including making his first collegiate appearance as a member of special teams at Penn State ... turned in his first collegiate tackle on special teams against VMI.
2011: Did not see any varsity action.
High School / Personal: A 2010 graduate of The Hun School, Dudeck attended The Peddie School during the 2010-11 academic year ... a four-sport athlete who lettered in football (4), baseball (4), basketball (2) and outdoor track & field (2) ... named the Delaware Valley Player of the Year Scholar-Athlete as a senior ... received First-Team All-MAPL Conference honors as a quarterback his junior and senior years and was a first-team selection as a defensive back his last three seasons ... named a First-Team Prep A State selection his junior and senior year on defense and senior year on offense ... led the football team to the 2006 and `07 MAPL Championship ... was a member of the state-winning baseball teams his sophomore and junior years ... involved with Ryans Quest, an organization formed to increase awareness of Duchenne muscular dystrophy ... son of Dave and Amy Dudeck ... father played football at The College of New Jersey and his mother played lacrosse at Penn State ... brother, David, is a junior on the football team at Boston College ... majoring in international relations.