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Schedule

FOOTBALL
Sep 16 - FINAL
Cornell (High School Band Day)
14
Delaware
Delaware
41
FOOTBALL
Sep 30 - FINAL
James Madison (Hall of Fame Weekend)
20
Delaware
Delaware
10
FOOTBALL
Oct 7 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
24
Stony Brook
Stony Brook
20
FOOTBALL
Oct 14 - FINAL
Wm. & Mary (Parents & Family Weekend/Youth Cheer/Twirler Day)
0
Delaware
Delaware
17
FOOTBALL
Oct 21 - FINAL
Richmond (Homecoming)
35
Delaware
Delaware
42
FOOTBALL
Oct 28 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
17
Towson
Towson
18
FOOTBALL
Nov 4 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
31
Maine
Maine
17
FOOTBALL
Nov 11 - FINAL
UAlbany
UAlbany
3
Delaware
Delaware
22
FOOTBALL
Nov 18 - FINAL
Delaware
Delaware
7
Villanova
Villanova
28
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JD Dzurko
Player Profile:
JD Dzurko 920185
Position: Offensive Lineman
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 305
Year: Senior
Hometown: North Wales, Pa.
High School: North Penn
Major: History
Experience: 3 Letters

AT DELAWARE
Fifth-year member of the team as a senior • team's most experienced offensive lineman • three-year letterwinner and third-year starter at right guard • joins tackle Ben Curtis as lone returning starters from a unit that lost All-Colonial Athletic Association selections Brandon Heath at center and Bobby Kennedy at guard and Oakland Raider signee Erle Ladson at tackle • leads all active UD offensive linemen with 28 career games played, 23 starts, and 23 consecutive starts • one of the team's most athletic and versatile offensive linemen • can also play center • has quick feet for his size.

2013 SEASON
Second-year starter at right guard for Blue Hens • part of an offensive front that saw all five starters start all 12 games • unit helped Delaware rank No. 2 in the Colonial Athletic Association in scoring offense (32.8 ppg) and No. 4 in rushing offense (177.0 yards per game) • team scored 40 or more points four times during the season
• unit allowed just 18 sacks (No. 3 in CAA) all season.

2012 SEASON
Moved into starting spot on Delaware offensive front and enjoyed a solid season at left guard • replaced All-American and current Baltimore Raven Gino Gradkowski • joined Heath and Ladson in starting all 11 games on the offensive front • helped Delaware's offense average 26.6 points and 342 yards per game • team scored 26 or more point six times.

2011 SEASON
Appeared in five games for the Blue Hens as a backup offensive lineman • also saw action on kickoff return team as deep blocker.

2010 SEASON
Did not see game action and retained freshman eligibility • team went 12-3 and advanced to the FCS national title game.

HIGH SCHOOL
Standout offensive lineman at North Penn High School for head coach Dick Beck • Big 33 selection • team captain • consensus second team All-State pick this season • first team All-Southeast Pennsylvania selection by the Philadelphia Inquirer • named first team All-League Suburban One Continental • selected North Penn’s Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman • served as team captain in 2009 • North Penn went a combined 27-2 during the last two seasons, advancing to the 2008 state semifinals and the 2009 state quarterfinals • team was nationally ranked by USA Today • two-year member of the wrestling team.

PERSONAL
John Dean “JD” Dzurko (“zurko”) • history major at Delaware • son of John and Laurie Dzurko • born July 14, 1992 • keeps teammates on their feet as an avid fan of obscure movie and television quotes • worked at Embassy Suites Hotel in Newark during the summer.

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