Fullback/Offensive Line
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 271lbs.
Class: Junior
City/State: Lincoln, Neb.
High School: Pius X HS
Major: Management
Experience: SQ


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

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.

Injuries plagued his senior season in 2010 ... Did not see any game action as a senior.

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.

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.

Did not see any game action as a redshirt freshman in 2007.

Redshirted as a true freshman in 2006.

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.

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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