E.J. Dunston

E.J. Dunston


Eatonville, Fla.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 302

Defensive Line


UCF Stops Houston for Homecoming Win

Knights remain unbeaten in American Athletic Conference play.


Dunston Checks In On CFPA Defensive Awards Watch List

Senior defensive lineman receives preseason recognition.


2013 Spring Game Quotes

Comments from head coach George O'Leary and selected players following the 2013 UCF Spring Game.


Fans Treated to an Entertaining Show at the 2013 UCF Spring Football Game

UCF 45, Knights 6


Defense Shines During Scrimmage Inside Bright House Networks Stadium

UCF almost ready for the Spring Game April 13.


UCF vs. UConn (USATSI)

UCF takes on UConn (USATSI)


UCF Football: Season in Photos

UCF Football: Season in Photos


Beef O Brady's Bowl vs. Ball State

The Knights won 38-17


UCF Football vs. Southern Miss

The Knights secured their first overtime win in program history with a 38-31 victory against the Golden Eagles.

-Named to the College Football Performance Awards Defensive Lineman Trophy Watch List -Received a spot on Phil Steele's Postseason All-American Athletic Conference Third Team
-Started 10 of 12 games played at defensive tackle
-Racked up 42 tackles to lead all defensive linemen
-Also posted 6.5 tackles for loss, 3.0 sacks and three break-ups
-Akron 8/29: Notched three total tackles with a .5 TFL
-At FIU 9/6: Recorded five total tackles (four solo) and a .5 TFL
-At Penn State 9/14: Had three solo tackles and one sack for a loss of three yards
-South Carolina 9/28: Made five total stops with one TFL and a pass breakup
-At Memphis 10/5: Posted two total tackles
-At Louisville 10/18: Notched three assisted stops
-Houston 11/9: Had four solo tackles with two sacks and a pass breakup
-At Temple 11/16: Recorded two stops
-Rutgers 11/21: Totaled five tackles (three solo)
-USF 11/29: Made six total tackles
-Tostitos Fiesta Bowl 1/1: Totaled four stops

-Appeared in all 14 games with 13 starts
-Produced 39 tackles, 5.0 tackles for loss and a sack
-Also came through with a break-up and one fumble recovery
-Ranked fourth in C-USA with three forced fumbles
-At Akron 8/30: Recorded two tackles with 1.0 TFL and 0.5 sack
-At Ohio State 9/8: Racked up six tackles (four solo) with 0.5 sack and a forced fumble
-FIU 9/15: Made one assisted stop
-Missouri 9/29: Registered three tackles (one solo)
-ECU 10/4: Had two solo tackles and 1.0 TFL
-Southern Miss 10/13: Grabbed five tackles (one solo) with a quarterback hurry
-At Marshall 10/27: Made one assisted tackle
-SMU 11/3: Recorded three stops
-At UTEP 11/10: Tallied seven tackles (four solo) with 1.0 TFL, while forcing two fumbles (tied a UCF record) and recovering one
-At Tulsa 11/17: Added three tackles (two solo) and a break-up
-UAB 11/24: Finished with two tackles, 0.5 TFL and a QB hurry
-At C-USA Championship 12/1: Earned three tackles
-Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl 12/21: Had one tackle against Ball State

-Appeared in 11 games with three starts at DT and recorded 13 tackles (four solo) with 1.5 tackles for loss and one blocked extra point
-Charleston Southern 9/3: Recorded one tackle (one solo)
-Boston College 9/10: Recorded two tackles with 0.5 TFL
-At UAB 10/20: Blocked an extra-point and had a half a tackle for loss
-Memphis 10/29: Recorded two tackles (two solo)
-At East Carolina 11/19: Had two assisted tackles with 0.5 TFL

-Appeared in 11 games with three starts at DT and ended the season with 13 tackles, with two tackles for loss and one sack
-South Dakota 9/4: Started in his first-collegiate game
-At Buffalo 9/18: Started and recorded four tackles and one tackle for loss
-ECU 10/30: Recorded a sack and one tackle for loss

-Played for coach William Gierke at Edgewater High School
-Enrolled for classes at UCF in January of 2010
-Made 75 tackles and five sacks as a senior and was named an all-star
-Recorded 100 tackles with 10 sacks as a junior and 50 tackles with five sacks as a sophomore
-Helped Edgewater to district and regional titles as a sophomore and a senior
-Teammate of former Knight Quincy McDuffie at Edgewater
-Was also recruited by Florida State, Georgia Tech, Virginia and Duke

-Son of Ervin Dunston, Jr. and Emily Pringle
-Majoring in sports and fitness


Fox 35 Reliable One