Thompson is intriguing in Broncos' RB race

In a vocation where scouting matters a lot, Juwan Thompson has had a better up-close-and-personal look at what the Denver Broncos' offense has to offer than almost any other undrafted rookie. Thompson is a former Duke running back and one of many first-year hopefuls being put through the offseason paces in Denver. Duke University happens to be where, because of head coach David...
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May 22, 2014  |  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...
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October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Duke has unprecedented depth, experience up front

DURHAM, N.C. -- Dukes depth chart was released on Tuesday and while its hardly breaking news, its noteworthy that of the nine starters on the defensive and offensive fronts, eight are juniors or seniors. On the depth chart, there are no freshmen on the offensive lineand just one along the defensive line. To have the kind of experience along the front lines is yet another example...
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August 28, 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...
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July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Blue Devils Hope For Home Bounce Back vs Clemson

Duke is currently undefeated (5-0) at Wallace Wade this season, tied for the best record in school history at home. If the Blue Devils are to keep their winning ways on the home field they are going to have to do it against some tough odds and one tough opponent. Clemson (7-1, 4-1 ACC) is currently the No. 10 ranked team in the country and are coming off a 42-13 drubbing of Wake...
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November 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Duke-FSU: Seminoles Just Too Good

There was some hope that Duke might be able to keep Florida State close but it became very obvious very early that the Blue Devils keep up with the class of the ACC. Florida State poured on the fireworks early scoring two early touchdowns on a couple explosive plays and from that pointon the game was never a contest. Defensively the Seminoles dominated the Duke offense to the...
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October 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Game preview: Duke at Virginia Tech

With the New York Times and USA Today writing profiles of the program this week, Duke football has  transitioned from a punch line into everyone’s favorite Cinderella story. At 5-1 for the first time since 1994, Duke is just a win away from bowl eligibility and has become America’s Team. Sort of. Today, 12:30 PM EST     |     ACC Network (Affiliates)     |   ...
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October 13, 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...
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October 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Cutcliffe: Too Much of the Same Old Thing for Duke

It certainly couldn't have been as pleasant a plane flight home as it was out to California for the Duke Football team following their 50-13 loss to Stanford.  The team arrived back in Durham around 10 a.m. Sunday morning, and almost immediately got back to work looking at the game film and meeting with players ahead of its practice on Sunday. During his weekly teleconference...
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September 09, 2012  |  Discuss

RB Juwan Thompson Joins Football Report for Q&A

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November 16, 2011  |  Discuss

Keys For Duke Football Against Miami

With Duke relatively healthy going into Saturday's match up they've increased their chances for success but first they are going to have to execute. For the Blue Devils to put up a strong showing against the Hurricanes they are going to need for several things to happen. Hold onto the Ball Duke has suddenly become turnover prone and it is coming in the way of fumbles and...
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November 04, 2011  |  Discuss
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