DURHAM, N.C. -- Dukes depth chart was released on Tuesday and while its hardly breaking news, its noteworthy that of the nine starters on the defensive and offensive fronts, eight are juniors or seniors. On the depth chart, there are no freshmen on the offensive lineand just one along the defensive line.
To have the kind of experience along the front lines is yet another example of how head coach David Cutcliffe has been able to turn the program around.
After a rash of injuries on the offensive line in fall camp, it helped Cutcliffe realize he still had to count his blessings.
That makes me sleep much better, I can promise you that, he said. Im very confident in all of those guys on both sides of the ball as to what theyre going to give us effort-wise and their ability to play like a winner.
And since all of these players are pretty experienced, the old wed like to hit someone else cliche rings especially true in this case. Senior defensive end Justin Foxx has been going up against ...