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Jake Duron
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Jake Duron

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Springdale, Ark.

High School:
Springdale High

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 295

Position:
Offensive Tackle

 Fourth-year squad member and returning starter at right tackle who is ranked as the No. 23 offensive tackle in Division I FCS football by Phil Steele's College Football Preview.

2009: Started all 11 games at right tackle, grading out at 81 percent for the season with 58 knockdowns, both second on the squad only to Arkin ... Twice earned Pound the Rock Award as Missouri State Offensive Lineman of the Week for his efforts in wins over Murray State (9/19/09) and at North Dakota State (10/24/09).

 2008:
Saw action in nine games as a sophomore while missing a pair of games with an injury ... Provided needed depth at tackle and special teams.

2007: Earned time in six ballgames to earn his first letter.

High School: Named Offensive Lineman of the Year for coach Kevin Johnson's Springdale (Ark.) Bulldogs as a senior ... Earned invite to Kirk Herbstreit's Ohio vs. USA Event after senior season and was an Arkansas Student-Athlete of the Year nominee ... Helped squad to 14-0 state championship season as a junior ... Team was also conference champions and USA Today No. 2 ranked team in 2005.

Personal: Jacob Curtis Duron was born 5/27/89 in El Paso, Texas ... Son of Bob and Jackie Duron of Springdale, Ark. ... Father played three seasons at UTEP (DT) ... Majoring in Political Science with minors in General Business and Logistics ... Has three brothers, Jason, Jaxon and Jordan.

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