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ACC Football: Which Team Is Most Likely To Tumble?

The Duke Blue Devils are trying to get a bit faster this off season. As part of the team’s conditioning, David Cutcliffe has his players working with the track team to improve speed and stamina.Those two components will be important this coming football season as the other teams within the ACC are doing the same thing. Because Duke found itself in the ACC Title game last season...
Via Football Nation
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

TDDTV: Josh Snead Interview

Duke RB says while the loss really stings, the Blue Devils are thankful for their seniors.
Via duke.scout.com
January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 20 Duke routed 45-7 by No. 1 FSU for ACC title

Duke's first trip to the ACC championship game was a dud. The No. 20 Blue Devils couldn't stop Heisman Trophy contender Jameis Winston and couldn't do much when it counted against Florida State's tough defense in a 45-7 loss Saturday night that snapped their eight-game winning streak. Winston threw for three touchdowns and ran for another to give the Seminoles ...
Via AP on Fox
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Duke Running Backs Secret to Blue Devils Success?

At 5-2 and just one win away from bowl eligibility for the second consecutive year, a lot of attention has been paid to the play of Duke’s quarterback and the defense as a whole. The wins which are starting to come in greater number, 11 in the last year and a half, seem to always be attributed to the play of the Duke running back Shaquille Powell has stepped up his play as...
Via SCACC Hoops
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Duke Football 2013 Position Breakdowns: Running Backs

The one position that could be poised for the biggest breakout and is loaded with perhaps the most talent is at the running back position. Duke return all of is key running backs from last year and the only question that needs to be answered is will the offense utilize the running attack in a more productive and prolific way. The Blue Devils have not always utilized or focused...
Via SCACC Hoops
July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Pre-Season Preview: Duke Blue Devils

2012 Record: 6-7 (3-5 in ACC) Head Coach: David Cutcliffe (21-40 at Duke, 65-69 All-Time) Four Year Trend: 4.25 wins and 8 losses Last Bowl Game: 2013 Belk Bowl: lost to Cincinnati 48-34 Stadium: Wallace Wade Stadium in Durham, NC (capacity = 33,941) Home Field Advantage: ranked 54th out of 69 BCS teams Schedule Glimpse: 2013 Schedule Link ...
Via College Football Zealots
July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Brendon Kay lights up Duke defense, trying to earn starting spot in 2013

Brendon Kay threw for 332 yards and a Belk Bowl-record four touchdowns, and the Bearcats (10-3) won after the Blue Devils (6-7) had appeared to have the game in hand in the final minutes. With the game tied 34-34 and Duke positioning for a winning field goal, running back Josh Snead fumbled away the ball at the Cincinnati 5-yard line with 1:20 left. Kay hit tight end Travis Kelce...
Via NFL Draft Zone
December 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Kay leads Cincinnati over Duke 48-34 in Belk Bowl

All Cincinnati Bearcats quarterback Brendon Kay wanted was one more chance. He got it thanks to Cincinnati's defense. The Bearcats forced Josh Snead's fumble at the Cincinnati 5 with 1:20 left and Kay threw an 83-yard touchdown pass to tight end Travis Kelce with 44 seconds to go, lifting Cincinnati and interim coach Steve Stripling to an improbable 48-34 win over the Duke...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2012  |  Discuss

RB Snead fumbles away Belk Bowl for Blue Devils

Duke seemed to have its first bowl win since 1961 well in hand - and then the bottom fell out. With the game tied at 34 and the Blue Devils working on the clock while setting up for a potential go-ahead field goal, Josh Snead fumbled on a second-and-goal at the Cincinnati 5-yard line and the Bearcats recovered. Four plays later, game MVP Brendon Kay connected on an 83-yard touchdown...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Duke falls in first bowl game in 18 years

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Brendon Kay wasn't sure if he'd get another shot. When he did, he made the most of it. Duke running back Josh Snead fumbled at the Cincinnati 5 with 1:20 left and Kay threw an 83-yard touchdown pass to tight end Travis Kelce with 44 seconds to go, lifting the Bearcats to an improbable 48-34 win over the Blue Devils. Kay threw for 332 yards and his...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
December 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Duke falls in first bowl game in 18 years

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Brendon Kay wasn't sure if he'd get another shot. When he did, he made the most of it. Duke running back Josh Snead fumbled at the Cincinnati 5 with 1:20 left and Kay threw an 83-yard touchdown pass to tight end Travis Kelce with 44 seconds to go, lifting the Bearcats to an improbable 48-34 win over the Blue Devils. Kay threw for 332 yards and his...
Via Fox Sports South
December 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Belk Bowl: Cincinnati beats Duke

Brendon Kay threw for 332 yards and a Belk Bowl-record four touchdowns, and Cincinnati capitalized on Duke's inept play in the closing minutes to beat the Blue Devils 48-34 on Thursday night. Duke appeared to have the game in hand and was driving for the go-ahead score - and its first bowl victory since 1961 - but the final 80 seconds proved disastrous. With the game tied at...
Via AP on Fox
December 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Belk Bowl: Mistakes Crush Blue Devils Chances

With just over a minute remaining in the game it looked like Duke was poised to go ahead and win its first bowl game since the 1961 Cotton Bowl; then Duke Football reared its ugly head yet again. Running back Josh Snead fumbled the ball at the goal line, the second such fumble of the game for Duke and Cincinnati exploited a Duke defense that has been the teams weakness all season...
Via SCACC Hoops
December 27, 2012  |  Discuss

ACC Honor Roll -- Week 8

Believe it or not, two-thirds the way through the college football season and Research Triangle schools control their own destiny in their respective divisions in the trek toward the ACC championship game. Duke beat North Carolina to become bowl eligible, but the Blue Devils have more to play for, and N.C. State escaped Maryland with a narrow victory and would win the Atlantic Division...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
October 22, 2012  |  Discuss

ACC Honor Roll -- Week 8

Believe it or not, two-thirds the way through the college football season and Research Triangle schools control their own destiny in their respective divisions in the trek toward the ACC championship game. Duke beat North Carolina to become bowl eligible, but the Blue Devils have more to play for, and N.C. State escaped Maryland with a narrow victory and would win the Atlantic Division...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
October 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Duke takes over 1st place in ACC Coastal

(Eds: Updates throughout. With AP Photos.) By JOEDY McCREARY AP Sports Writer It's not a misprint. That really is Duke atop the Atlantic Coast Conference's Coastal Division in football. The Blue Devils' last-minute win over rival North Carolina sets up a meeting of division leaders this week when they visit No. 11 Florida State. Duke's 33-30 victory on Saturday...
Via AP on Fox
October 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Duke running game starting to gain traction

Last season, Duke Football gained over 100 yards only 6 times. They ranked dead last in the Atlantic Coast Conference at just 94 yards per game on the ground. Since 2007, the Blue Devils have only averaged over 100 yards a game once in 2008 when they tallied 106 yards/game. Not coincidentally, they finished last in the league every year except that one. The 2012 Blue Devils have...
Via SCACC Hoops
October 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Duke 54, NC Central 17

Sean Renfree passed for 274 yards and three touchdowns to help Duke beat North Carolina Central 54-17 on Saturday night. The Blue Devils scored touchdowns on offense, defense and special teams for the first time since 2004. They improved to 2-1 for the first time since 2008, coach David Cutcliffe's first season. Lee Butler notched Duke's first punt return for a touchdown...
Via AP on Fox
September 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Duke Uses Big Plays to Dominate FIU

Well, who saw that coming?  The answer should be no one because most of the predictions that I saw or read showed close games or Duke losings, certainly not notching a 46-26  victory over a game Duke (1-0) head coach David Cutcliffe called the ACC's toughest non conference opener. But win they did and they did so playing intensely for the entire game. "We weren&...
Via SCACC Hoops
September 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Ask A Blogger Series: DukeBlogMKline talks Duke Spring Football

The Duke Blue Devils are the next installment of HokieGuru’s Ask a Blogger Series. The Miami Hurricanes are tomorrow. Enjoy! Past Ask A Blogger - ACC Spring Football Reports  North Carolina Good evening from @HokieGuru.  I’m here today to discuss the ACC spring football practice with each bloggers from each of the 12 Atlantic Coast Conference teams.  What follows is our interview...
Via All Sports Discussion
May 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Duke Spring Game: Defense Outshines Offense

You'd think with a final score of 38-24 that it was the offense that came through, but you'd be wrong. The Duke Blue Devils held its 2012 Spring Football game Saturday at Wallace Wade and from my vantage point it was mostly a defensive affair. The team was split into units consisting of what appeared to be the starting offense and its primary back ups versus the starting...
Via SCACC Hoops
March 31, 2012  |  Discuss
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