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Duke Johnson Slips And Falls Over Bench On Sideline

Miami Hurricanes running back Duke Johnson ran absolutely wild on Thursday night against the Virginia Tech Hokies. In fact, the only thing that really stopped him all night was this bench. Duke finished with 29 carries for 249 yards and one touchdown and added 2 receptions for 37 yards and 1 touchdown. Simply absurd. [Lost […] The post Duke Johnson Slips And Falls Over Bench On...
Via Diehardsport
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Frank Beamer Has REALLY High Praise For Miami’s Duke Johnson

When your team gets obliterated on your home field to the tune of a combined 286 yards and two touchdowns, you really don’t have a choice but to pass out praise. Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer went a step further when talking about Miami Hurricanes running back Duke Johnson’s Heisman caliber performance against his Hokies [&hellip (Visited 4 times, 5 visits today...
Via No Coast Bias
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Duke Johnson runs wild as Hurricanes rout Hokies

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) -- Duke Johnson ran for 249 yards and scored two touchdowns and Miami took advantage of Virginia Tech's fumbles on three straight second-half drives in a 30-6 victory Thursday night. The Hurricanes (5-3, 2-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) outgained Virginia Tech 255-36 in the first half in taking a 24-0 lead, then took the ball away on the Hokies' first three...
Via AP on Fox
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Miami manhandles Virginia Tech, 30-6

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) Duke Johnson ran for 249 yards and scored two touchdowns and Miami took advantage of Virginia Tech's fumbles on three straight second-half drives in a 30-6 victory Thursday night. The Hurricanes (5-3, 2-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) outgained Virginia Tech 255-36 in the first half in taking a 24-0 lead, then took the ball away on the Hokies' first three...
Via AP on Fox
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Miami Fans Are Upset With Al Golden For Leaving Duke Johnson In Against VT Up 24-0 Late

On the night that Miami fans flew a crowd-funded banner calling for head coach Al Golden’s job over Lane Stadium, the Hurricanes absolutely battered Virginia Tech at home, 30-6. Miami’s star running back Duke Johnson had himself a game, rushing for 249 yards and a touchdown, and catching two passes for 37 yards and an additional touchdown. Of course, even in decisive road victory...
Via College Spun
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Al Golden: A bigger Duke Johnson has ‘an edge about him’

CORAL GABLES — Duke Johnson has always had the flash. A 5-star recruit, the speedy Johnson rushed for 1,957 yards and scored 36 total touchdowns during his senior season at Miami Norland en route to a Class 5A state championship in 2011. The explosive University of Miami running back/kick returner then posted arguably the greatest freshman season in school history in 2012, before...
Via CaneInsider
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Back healthy, Duke Johnson primed for return to form for Hurricanes

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- An orange No. 8 jersey raced toward the end zone untouched during money drills Wednesday afternoon at the Greentree Practice Fields. Junior Duke Johnson resembled his All-ACC persona -- a welcome sight for both the University of Miami football program and its fans. And yet there were a few minor differences: a blue facemask visor and the extra muscle on his...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Duke Johnson, Miami ready to "take the next step"

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Miami -- or "The U", as it is more popularly known -- is still not back. Junior running back Duke Johnson wants to make that clear. "I don't see why we can say we're back. We don't have a reason to say that," Johnson said. "We've been in the ACC for 10 years and we haven't been to the ACC Championship once. We haven...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurricanes must adjust after losing Duke Johnson for year

University of Miami sophomore running back Duke Johnson will miss the remainder of the season with a fractured right ankle, a team official confirmed prior to head coach Al Golden's teleconference Sunday afternoon. Golden said Johnson will have surgery this week. "I feel badly for the young man, for any of these young people that get injured," Golden said. "Phillip...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Duke Johnson has career day, but is injured in expected Hurricanes 34-6 win

Duke Johnson set the tone for the game with a 38-yard reception on the Hurricanes’ first play from scrimmage. In the first quarter, he became the 39th 1,000 yard rusher in Miami Hurricanes’ history. Then he set a new career-high of 187 rushing yards in a game. He broke his previous record of 176 yards with a run in the third quarter and the Hurricanes beat the Florida Atlantic...
Via CaneInsider
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss
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