The 'Future' is now for Duke, QB Daniel Jones gets 1st start

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) Shortly after quarterback Daniel Jones arrived on Duke's campus last year, his teammates nicknamed him the ''Future.'' For the redshirt freshman, the future is now. A season-ending injury setback to starter Thomas Sirk makes Jones the first Duke freshman QB to start an opener in 65 years when he leads the Blue Devils against North Carolina Central on Saturday...
Via Associated Press
August 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Duke QB Thomas Sirk Out For Season After Reinjuring Achilles

Duke quarterback Thomas Sirk hasn’t been able to catch a break when it comes to injuries. The redshirt senior reinjured his Achilles tendon in practice Thursday. The team announced Saturday that Sirk would have to sit out the entire season after suffering a partial tear of his left Achilles tendon. He will undergo surgery to repair the injury. This is the third injury to an Achilles...
Via Gamedayr
August 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Duke QB Sirk out for season after reinjuring Achilles tendon

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) Duke says quarterback Thomas Sirk will miss the season after tearing the Achilles tendon he first tore in February. Coach David Cutcliffe said Saturday that the redshirt senior will have surgery to repair the partial tear in his left Achilles tendon. This marks the third injury to an Achilles tendon since 2013 for Sirk, who led Duke in rushing and passing last...
Via Associated Press
August 27, 2016  |  Discuss

AP source: Duke QB reinjures Achilles, likely out for season

A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that Duke quarterback Thomas Sirk is expected to miss the season after reinjuring the Achilles tendon he tore in February. The person spoke Friday night on condition of anonymity because the team has not announced Sirk's status. This marks the third injury to an Achilles tendon since 2013 for Sirk, who led Duke in...
Via Associated Press
August 26, 2016  |  Discuss

2017 QB Jack Sears commits to Duke

The Duke Blue Devils have lost Thomas Sirk to a torn Achilles tendon and they will likely be looking for a new quarterback to lead the team in the next few months. They might have gotten that when 2017 four-star quarterback Jack Sears has committed to the team. The Blue Devils lucked on Monday when Sears made his decision to leave his homestate of California and head to the East...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Duke QB Sirk working his way back from ruptured Achilles

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) Duke quarterback Thomas Sirk has already come back from one ruptured Achilles tendon. Now he's doing it again - and faster than before. Less than six months after he was hurt during an offseason workout, Sirk is aiming to be back on the field next month when the Blue Devils begin preseason camp. ''I just don't want to be back just to say that I'm back,'' Sirk...
Via Associated Press
July 20, 2016  |  Discuss

David Cutcliffe hopeful for Thomas Sirk’s return for season opener

Up until a few months ago, the Duke Blue Devils were set up to once again be major players in the ACC. However, quarterback Thomas Sirk went down with a torn Achilles tendon and just about everyone believed that their season was over before it began. Head coach David Cutcliffe believes otherwise as he spoke with ESPN at the ACC spring meetings on Wednesday said that the team is “absolutely”...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Duke QB Thomas Sirk Suffers Torn Achilles In Pre-Season Workout

Coming off an 8-5 season and a victory in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl, Duke football suffered a huge off-season blow this morning.  Starting quarterback Thomas Sirk ruptured his left Achilles tendon in a pre-season workout and will undergo surgery tomorrow, the program announced.  Per release from Duke….starting QB Thomas Sirk ruptures Achilles Tendon…..@WFMY @LizCrawfordWFMY...
Via College Spun
February 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Thomas Sirk gives Duke 17-14 lead on 73-yard TD

It’s been a pretty good game in The Bronx between the Duke Blue Devils and Indiana Hoosiers and no, the two teams are not playing on the hardwood. They are actually playing in the Pinstripe Bowl inside Yankees Stadium. The Blue Devils have been getting big plays all day and quarterback Thomas Sirk made another late in the first half. The team was trailing 14-10 when the speedy...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Duke QB runs 73 yards for a TD

Earlier this week Georgia Southern’s Favian Upshaw had a very impressive 80 yd QB draw. Today, Duke’s Thomas Sirk tried to match him… Thomas Sirk takes QB draw 73 yards for TD! — Kevin Causey (@CFBZ) December 26, 2015
Via The Student Section
December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

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