DURHAM, N.C. (AP) Bryon Fields and fourth-string running back Joseph Ajeigbe each returned interceptions for touchdowns in Duke's 47-13 rout of Tulane on Saturday.
Anthony Boone, Josh Snead, Thomas Sirk and Shaun Wilson each had short scoring runs. They helped the Blue Devils (4-0) extend their best start since the 1994 team opened with seven straight wins.
Boone finished 15 of...
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September 20, 2014
There are a lot of places on the football field where most teams don't mind putting a freshman. Wide receiver, defensive line, even running back -- those are positions where freshmen can and often do excel.
But defensive coordinators say that they would really rather not use freshmen defensive backs, particularly early in the season, unless they have to.
"It's not a position where...
DURHAM, N.C. -- As Duke head coach David Cutcliffe enters Year 7 at the helm of an up-and-coming football program, he's not likely to soon forget where it came from. And all the lessons he's learned along the way have helped make the program into what it is today -- reigning Coastal Division champions.
From 1994-07 -- 14 seasons -- Duke football won fewer games (30) than Cutcliffe...