Jamie Dukes

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Jamie Dukes
No. 73, 64, 63
Center
Personal information
Date of birth: (1964-06-14) June 14, 1964 (age 50)
Place of birth: Schenectady, New York
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 285 lb (129 kg)
Career information
College: Florida State
Undrafted in 1986
Debuted in 1986 for the Atlanta Falcons
Last played in 1995 for the Arizona Cardinals
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • 1982 Football News Freshman 1st Team All-American,
  • 1983 Football News All-American Honorable Mention,
  • 1984 Football News 2nd Team All-American,
  • Associated Press All-American Honorable Mention,
  • 1985 Walter Camp 1st Team All-American,
  • Football Writers Association 1st Team All-American,
  • Associated Press 2nd Team All-American,
  • United Press International 2nd Team All-American,
  • Football News 3rd Team All-American, and NCAA Consensus All-American.
Career NFL statistics as of 1995
Games played 124
Games started 62
Fumble recoveries 1
Stats at NFL.com

Jamie Donnell Dukes (born June 14, 1964) is a former American football center who played 10 seasons for the Atlanta Falcons, Green Bay Packers, and Arizona Cardinals, of the National Football League. He played college football at Florida State. As of 2006, he was employed as an analyst for the NFL Network and resides in Braselton, Georgia.

Early years[edit]

Dukes was born in Schenectady, New York. He attended Evans High School in Orlando, Florida.

Professional career[edit]

Despite a strong showing at Florida State, Dukes went undrafted in 1986. He began his career with the Atlanta Falcons playing for 8 seasons up to the end of 1993. He finished his career in Atlanta playing in 110 games for the Falcons. The following year he signed a 1-year deal with Green Bay and started 6 games for the Packers. In 1995, Dukes signed another 1-year contract, this time with the Arizona Cardinals. He had started 8 games that season. At the end of the year, Dukes retired, completing his career playing in 124 games, and starting 62.[1] He fumbled 6 times in his career 5 recovered by his own team and 1 recovered by the opponent's team for a total of -6 yards[2]

Post-playing career[edit]

Dukes joined NFL Network in 2006 as an analyst on NFL Total Access and NFL GameDay Scoreboard alongside Paul Burmeister and Tom Waddle. He is also a regular contributor to NFL.com. During NFL Network’s Thursday Night Football schedule, Dukes, Paul Burmeister and Bucky Brooks can be seen providing complementary coverage on NFL.com/LIVE: Thursday Night Football. He also participated in the NFL Network's coverage of the 2008 NFL Draft as a desk host in New York and helped cover the 2009 Pro-Bowl in Honolulu, Hawaii, interviewing players for NFL Total Access.

As of 2010, Dukes spearheaded a grassroots, weight-loss program called the "Billion Pound Blitz Initiative".[3]

His 2012 season will include analyst duties on the United Football League broadcasts on CBS Sports Network according to a league media guide. He also hosts the Rick and Jamie show on WZGC-FM (Atlanta 92.9 The Game).

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