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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Relax Duke Fans, The Quarterback Situation Is in Great Shape

While it’s difficult to know who the starting quarterback for Duke will be, one thing is certain: the Devils will be productive at the all-important position this fall. Make no mistake about it: if Thomas Sirk is healthy, he’ll be the guy. Sirk thrived in his first season as the Blue Devils’ starting quarterback, completing 251 of 427 passes for 2,625 yards with a very respectable...
Via The Student Section
June 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 tears Achilles in team workout

Duke Blue Devils rising senior quarterback Thomas Sirk tore his left Achilles tendon in a team workout this morning and will be out indefinitely following surgery tomorrow, according to the football program’s official Twitter. #Duke QB @tsirk_1 suffered ruptured left Achilles tendon this am; he will be out indefinitely following tomorrow's surgery. #GoDuke — Duke Football (...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Duke QB Sirk out with ruptured left Achilles tendon

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) Duke says quarterback Thomas Sirk has ruptured his left Achilles tendon. Coach David Cutcliffe said Sirk injured the tendon Tuesday during a team conditioning session and that he's scheduled for surgery Wednesday. There's no timetable for his return. Sirk, a rising redshirt senior, missed the 2013 season with a ruptured Achilles tendon in his other ankle that...
Via Associated Press
February 09, 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

WATCH: Duke QB Thomas Sirk Takes QB Draw Right Up The Middle For Easy 73-Yard Touchdown

Hopefully someone on the Indiana coaching staff is trying to recruit a couple big bodies to play interior defensive line for the team next season. They have to do something to keep teams from running the ball right the gut as easy as they do. Those woes have continued in the Pinstripe Bowl against DukeAfter giving up an 85-yard run in the first quarter, they gave up a 73-yard one...
Via FatManWriting
December 26, 2015  |  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

College football teams missing quality quarterback play

It’s commonplace in football: A team has a sound defense and — at least in first halves if not second halves — will be competitive precisely because its defense isn’t going to let a game spiral out of its control. The offensive line is capable of providing good run blocking. Just about everything’s there … … except for the quarterback. Despite the “11-men-on-a-side...
Via The Student Section
October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

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