Dynamic running back who burst onto the college scene with an outstanding freshman season at Oklahoma, but battles with weight and injuries shortened his career.
He played football, basketball, and baseball at Philadelphia High School in Mississippi.
Head coach Barry Switzer compared him to the great Earl Campbell.
He had three sons: Marquez, Landon, and Rashad.
Legendary running back Walter Payton convinced him to get back in shape and try out for the NFL in 1990, and Dupree was signed by the LA Rams that year but his stay in the league didn't last long.