Citadel quarterback Ben Dupree will get a chance to showcase his skills as a running back and kick returner in the 2013 National Bowl all-star game in Miami on Sunday.
The game is set for noon at FIU Stadium. It features 100 of the best non-FBS players in the country.
Dupree, from Harrisburg, Pa., finished with 2,679 rushing yard in his career, sixth in Citadel history. He led the Southern Conference with 18 touchdowns this season and scored 36 in his career, second-most in Citadel history.
This season, Dupree rushed for 1,008 yards, and he compiled seven 100-yard rushing games in his career.
Scouts from the NFL, CFL and arena leagues will attend the National Bowl.
Various sources have reported at least four verbal commitments for Citadel football:
Jalen Lampkin, a 5-9, 185-pound quarterback from Westside High School in Augusta, Ga. He ran for 710 yards and 12 touchdowns on 110 carries last season, and completed 55 of 80 passes for 800 yard and eight scores.
Russell Hubbs, a 6-1, 220-pound linebacker from Northwestern High School in Rock Hill. Hubbs’ team will play Stratford for the Division II-AAAA state title Saturday. He has 115 tackles this season with one sack and three tackles for loss.
Sydney Martin, a 6-2, 250-pound offensive lineman from powerhouse Byrnes High School in Duncan.
A’Lenico Graham, a 6-0, 180-pound receiver from Flowery Branch (Ga.) High School. He reportedly had offers from Buffalo, North Texas and Western Kentucky.