Video: Expectations remain high for Duke football in 2015

Never mind the loss of quarterback Anthony Boone, wide receiver Jamison Crowder and offensive lineman Laken Tomlinson, among others, to the NFL. The Duke Blue Devils still expect to field one of the ACC's most competitive programs during the 2015 season.Head coach David Cutcliffe is charged with the tough task of replacing Duke's departed stars. Duke insider Dave Harding tells Jeff...
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May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 24 Duke keeping focus on Pitt, ACC race

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) After quarterback Anthony Boone found out No. 24 Duke was back in the national rankings, he called a players-only meeting. The message was simple: Don't let it be a distraction. It sure wasn't last year when the Blue Devils cracked the polls and climbed into first place in the Atlantic Coast Conference's Coastal Division. Now they've done it again. And the way...
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October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Boone throws for 4 TDs, Duke routs Elon 52-13

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) Anthony Boone matched a career high with four touchdown passes and Duke opened its season by routing Elon 52-13 on Saturday night. Issac Blakeney caught two of those scores from Boone, covering 19 and 4 yards. Jamison Crowder caught the other two, from 46 and 13 yards. Boone - who also threw four TDs two years ago against Virginia - finished this one 22 of 33 for...
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August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Duke to continue using multiple quarterbacks

No one ever wants to get caught without a quarterback. Throughout his coaching career, Duke head coach David Cutcliffe wants to make sure that never happens to him. "I'm real serious about trying to find a way to get our younger quarterbacks some meaningful snaps," Cutcliffe said. "I did it when I was (head coach) at Ole Miss. I did it when I was (offensive coordinator) at Tennessee...
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May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

ACC Football: Player With The Most To Prove In 2014

The Duke Blue Devils proved in 2013 the university was not just a basketball school. Under the guidance of David Cutcliffe, the Blue Devils shocked the world, found themselves a place in the ACC Title Game and then proved they could keep up with the big boys of the SEC before falling to the Texas A&M Aggies in the Chik-Fil-A Bowl.While the meteoric rise for the program was impressive...
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April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Duke blows lead, falls 52-48 to Texas A&M

The Duke Blue Devils believe they won over some doubters even when they couldn't win the Chick-fil-A Bowl. Anthony Boone passed for 427 yards and three touchdowns but threw two interceptions in the final 4 minutes, including one Toney Hurd Jr. returned 55 yards for the go-ahead touchdown in Texas A&M's 52-48 comeback victory Tuesday night in the Chick-fil-A Bowl. Johnny Manziel...
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January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Texas A&M Wins Chick-Fil-A Bowl On Pick-Six

Duke racked up over 650 yards of offense Tuesday night against Texas A&M. But the Aggies defense made the one play it needed to steal victory from the Blue Devils. Duke had both the ball and the lead, 48-45, with under four minutes to play in this year’s Chick-fil-A Bowl. But on 2nd-and-5 from the 50-yard-line, Anthony Boone was intercepted by Toney Hurd Jr., who was able to...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Four Downs: No. 25 Duke a win away from Coastal crown

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Used to be, the answer to anything Duke accomplished on the field in the last two years was always "since 1994". The players even joked about it. "Everything is since 1994," they've said over the past few weeks when asked about their recent streak of history-making under head coach David Cutcliffe. But not anymore. Now, No. 25 Duke (9-2, 5-2 ACC) has nine wins...
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November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Boone, No. 25 Duke beat Wake Forest, 28-21

Anthony Boone threw three touchdown passes and No. 25 Duke held on to beat Wake Forest 28-21 on Saturday for its seventh straight win. Brandon Connette rushed 3 yards for the go-ahead score late in the third quarter and Boone was 24 of 29 for 256 yards. The Blue Devils (9-2, 5-2 ACC) fell behind 14-0 before rallying to match the school record for victories and remain in control...
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November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

ACC Previews: Duke controls of Coastal; warm-ups before SEC showdowns

Last year, a 3-1 Duke team that was on the upswing but still had plenty of doubters went to Winston-Salem and beat a Wake Forest team that it hadnt beaten in its last 12 tries. In hindsight, many of Dukes current players say that win jumpstarted the program and helped bring it to this point -- two wins away from winning the ACC Coastal Division. It wasnt an easy win. Duke lost its...
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November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

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