Bilal Duckett

Bilal Duckett
Bilal Duckett
Defender
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Real Name: Bilal Duckett
HT: 6' 2" WT: 170
Age: 26 (01/08/1989)
Birthplace: Macon, Georgia
Hometown: Macon, Ga.

How Acquired:  Signed by the Revolution on February 11, 2013

Now in his second go-round in MLS after Vancouver Whitecaps FC drafted him in the third round of the 2011 MLS SuperDraft … he spent one season in Vancouver – making four appearances – before moving to USL-PRO side Harrisburg City Islanders for the 2012 season … trained with the Revs during the fall of 2012 and into the 2013 preseason before officially signing with the Revs on Feb. 11, 2013 … a tall, quick defender who can play anywhere across the back, but is more comfortable on the right side of the line … technical and smart … can get forward on set pieces if needed … fluent in Spanish … Twitter: @BilalDuckett.

2012: Played the 2012 season with the Harrisburg City Islanders (USL PRO). Made 16 appearances, all along the back line. Helped the team advance to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open Cup with victories over the Long Island Rough Riders, the New England Revolution and New York Red Bulls. The team advanced to the USL PRO playoffs, but fell to the Charleston Battery in the first round.

2011: Drafted by Vancouver Whitecaps FC in the third round (37th overall) of the 2011 MLS SuperDraft. Made four appearances, starting two. Played 226 minutes. Made his debut starting at Chivas USA (June 1). He appeared in one (1) game for Vancouver Whitecaps FC Under-23 team.

COLLEGE: Played collegiately for Notre Dame … in 42 career appearances (40 starts) … scored the ‘Golden Goal’ winner in a 2-1 victory at Georgetown University (Oct 21) … a two-time BIG EAST Academic All-Star honoree … spent time with PDL clubs Atlanta Silverbacks U-23 (2008), Indiana Invaders (2009) while in college.

PERSONAL: Full name is Kevin Bilal Duckett … son of Fred and Kim Duckett … has a brother Tahir … getting drafted in the 2011 MLS SuperDraft is his most memorable soccer moment … favorite movies include Remember the Titans and the Lion King … a fan of Arsenal and the Atlanta Falcons … he sees himself working in IT and web design after his soccer career comes to an end.
 


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