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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 (...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke QB Sirk's 2016 season in jeopardy after tearing Achilles tendon

Duke dual-threat quarterback Thomas Sirk’s 2016 season is in jeopardy after the Blue Devils’ passer ruptured his left Achilles tendon during a team conditioning session on Wednesday.Sirk, a rising senior, was the Devils’ starting quarterback in 2015 and completed 58 percent of his passes for 2,625 yards and 16 touchdowns, while rushing for 803 yards and eight touchdowns.Sirk’s...
Via Fox Sports
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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
2 days ago  |  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
2 days ago  |  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   The post Watch: Thomas Sirk takes QB draw for 73 yard TD! appeared first on The Student Section.
Via The Student Section
December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Sirk, Duke hold on to beat Wake Forest 27-21

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) Thomas Sirk threw two touchdown passes to Max McCaffrey and ran for another, and Duke held on to beat Wake Forest 27-21 on Saturday. Sirk was 26 of 39 for 275 yards, hit McCaffrey with touchdown passes covering 18 and 28 yards, and ran 3 yards for another score to help the Blue Devils (7-5, 4-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) snap a four-game losing streak...
Via Associated Press
November 28, 2015  |  Discuss

ACC suspends officiating crew following controversial end of Duke-Miami game

On Sunday the ACC announced that the on-field officiating crew and the replay official that presided over Miami’s eight-lateral, 49-second, 75-yard game-winning kick return for a touchdown versus Duke has been suspended for two games.The ACC found that the crew made a series of errors on the wild, last-second return that handed the Hurricanes a 30-27 victory over Duke, resulting...
Via Fox Sports
November 01, 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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