Southfields, N.Y. – Gustavus Adolphus senior running back Jeffrey Dubose (St. Paul, Minn.) has been recognized on the 2013 “D3 Senior Classic” Preseason All-American Football Team released Tuesday, Sept. 3. Dubose was one of two running backs on the Honorable Mention Team.
The 2013 D3Preseason All- American football team is presented by the Collegiate Development Football League (CDFL). Selections are determined through scouting contacts and player evaluations during the nine months leading up to the start of the 2013 season. The CDFL is honored to showcase the 2013 preseason All-American players and to sponsor the fifth annual “D3Senior Classic” to be held in Salem, Virginia on Friday, December 13, 2013. The CDFL is a proud sponsor of all FCS, D2, D3 and NAIA college football players, who often toil in obscurity, yet truly represent the fundamental ideals of college football. The following senior players have earned a place of honor in college football for the 2013 season. They represent the Division III level “top talent” for the upcoming college season and beyond.
The CDFL’s Preseason All-America Team is broken into north and south regions. Both regions sport a first and second team offensive and first and second team defense, along with an honorable mention offensive and defensive team.
Jeffrey Dubose enters his final season as Gustavus’s featured running back needing just 40 yards to reach the 2,000 career rushing yards mark – a feat only 10 players have accomplished in the history of Gustie football. Dubose ranks 11th all-time in rushing yards (1,960) and holds career averages of 4.9 yards per carry and 72.6 yards per game.
Despite missing three games due to an injury last season, Jeffrey still managed to earn a spot on the All-Conference First Team. He ran for a career-best 665 yards (4.9 ypc) and scored seven touchdowns on the ground. Dubose will enter this season with a total of 18 career touchdowns under his belt.
These All-American players represent the talent pool that will be evaluated to comprise the 2013-2014 USA National team for International competitions. The USA National team, is coached by former NFL quarterback Gus Ornstein and features players from the collegiate ranks who will compete against a team of European All-Stars in December 2013. The second annual,” Euro-American Challenge International Scout Bowl” will be hosted by the United States in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina on Friday, December 20th , 2013, kickoff 7:00 p.m.