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Talented Trio Repeats ACSMA Selections…
8 December 2016
Duke Athletics Continues Zero Waste Initiative…
7 December 2016
Cut Zone: Cutcliffe on 2019 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game…
5 December 2016
Harris Reflects on 41st and Final Football Season…
3 December 2016
Watch: Coach David Cutcliffe's Duke Football Show…
2 December 2016
The 2016 All ACC teams as voted by the media were announced today and three Blue Devils were honored. Senior corner Breon Borders and sophomore linebacker Ben Humphreys were named Third Team All-ACC. Borders had 2 interceptions and 11 pass breakups this season to go along with 27 tackles, 2.5 tackle…
29 November 2016
Despite not going to a bowl for the first time in four years, the future is bright for Duke Football.  One of the reasons beyond 16 starters back a season from now will be rising sophomore, Daniel Jones.  The freshman signal caller has once again been named the ACC Rookie of the Week. ROOK…
28 November 2016
When:  Saturday, November 26, 2016.  3:30 PM. Where:  Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida Television: ESPN2 Line:  Duke +15 Last Time: No. 22 Duke 27, Miami 30.  Last season’s Halloween matchup of Duke and Miami won’t be soon forgotten.  The…
25 November 2016
DURHAM, N.C. – Duke quarterback Thomas Sirk has been granted an extension of eligibility by the NCAA.  Based on the ruling, Sirk is eligible to participate in the 2017 football season. “I’m so grateful to have a sixth year to continue my dream of playing college football and,…
21 November 2016
ATLANTA (November 21, 2016) – The Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game returns to its ACC-SEC roots to open the 2019 college football season in Atlanta. The 12th installment of the nation’s longest-running kickoff game will feature the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Duke Blue Devils in the first meeti…
21 November 2016
Washington Redskins wide receiver Jamison Crowder burned the Green Bay Packers on a sublime 41-yard touchdown pass from Kirk Cousins. Make no mistake about it, the Washington Redskins mean business.
21 November 2016
When:  Saturday, November 19, 2016.  3:00 PM. Where:  Heinz Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Television: Fox Sports South Line:  Duke +6.5 Last Time: Duke 13, Pittsburgh 31.  Duke took on the Panthers in Durham last season and managed to put up a fight through the first…
17 November 2016
NEW ORLEANS – Redshirt freshman quarterback Daniel Jones continued to collect honors Monday as he was named a Manning Award Star of the Week. This is Jones’ second selection from the Manning Award group as he was honored following the Notre Dame victory in September. Earlier Monday,…
14 November 2016
The Washington Redskins passing game has been almost unstoppable this season and Jamison Crowder emerging has been a big reason as to why. The Washington Redskins are fifth in the NFL in passing yards this season.
12 November 2016
The No. 1 ranked Duke Basketball team opened the 2016-17 season Friday night with a 94-49 victory over Marist. The Blue Devils were led by their talented backcourt, with freshman guard Frank Jackson having an impressive Duke debut with a team-high 18 points, while All-American Grayson Allen had 16 p…
12 November 2016
The Blue Devils came into Thursday night’s home finale against the rival Tar Heels with their season on the line and responded in dramatic and impressive fashion.  Duke upset a ranked and talented North Carolina team winning the Victory Bell, extending hopes for a bowl game, and effective…
11 November 2016
The Duke Blue Devils upset 15th ranked North Carolina Tar Heels 28-27 in Wallace Wade Stadium,  With the victory Duke claims the coveted Victory Bell and bragging rights for a year. Duke came into the game as battered a football team as any team in the country.  Six starters were missing f…
11 November 2016
When:  Thursday, November 10, 2016.  7:30 PM. Where:  Wallace Wade Stadium, Durham, North Carolina Television: ESPN Line:  Duke +11.5 Last Time: Duke 31, No. 21 North Carolina 66.  The Blue Devils went to Chapel Hill trying to shake off a controversial loss to Miami the…
8 November 2016
It was another hard fought defeat for the Blue Devils against Virginia Tech.  The banged up Dukies battled through more injuries and gave themselves a chance to pull out the victory, but just couldn’t come up with enough to get their first ACC win of the season.  Shaun Wilson and Dan…
6 November 2016
When:  Saturday, November 5, 2016.  3:30 PM. Where:  Wallace Wade Stadium, Durham, North Carolina Television: ESPNU Line:  Duke +11.5 Last Time: No. 23 Duke 45, Virginia Tech 43.  The Blue Devils outlasted the Hokies in a four overtime classic in Blacksburg la…
3 November 2016
It was a night and day first and second half for the Blue Devils in Atlanta, but the Blue Devils’ comeback fell short.  The game appeared to be over nothing after the opening kickoff.  Shaun Wilson and Jela Duncan each had costly turnovers and the Duke defense looked completely unpre…
29 October 2016
When:  Saturday, October 28, 2016.  12:00 PM. Where:  Bobby Dodd Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia Television: Fox Sports South Line:  Duke +7.5 Last Time:  Duke 34, No. 20 Georgia Tech 20.  The Blue Devils won a rain soaked matchup against the Yellow Jacket…
26 October 2016
Duke Football falls to 1-2 after losing to Northwestern 24-13 in the first away game of the season. The Blue Devils lost their second game in a row after falling 24-13 at Northwestern. Our takeaway from the game can pretty much be summed up into one key: Consistency One of the things Coach Cutc…
18 September 2016
Duke Football is tied with Northwestern at halftime 7-7. How are the Blue Devils performing so far according to our three keys to the game? Earlier we presented our three keys to the game for Duke Football in their first away game of the season at Northwestern. Here’s how the team is doing so…
18 September 2016
Duke Football will take on a non-conference Power 5 team on the road this weekend in a rematch of a loss from last season. The Blue Devils head into their first road game of the season taking on Big 10 foe Northwestern. The Wildcats are 0-2 to start the season so far but won at […] Three Keys…
17 September 2016
David Cutcliffe has led Duke Football to an excellent record on the road in away games since the 2013 season. Duke Football head coach David Cutcliffe has greatly improved the program since taking over in 2008. One of the ways his changes have can be seen is how the Blue Devils have p…
17 September 2016
Former Duke Football head coach Steve Spurrier opened up on when he secretly called plays for the Blue Devils while he was suspended from the game. Steve Spurrier retired from coaching college football during last season with the South Carolina Gamecocks. The former head coach opened…
12 September 2016
Here is a list of five things we learned about the Blue Devils after their first loss of the season for Duke Football. Duke fell for the first time this season in a 24-14 loss to Wake Forest. Here are five things we took away from yesterday’s game and what the Blue Devils need to imp…
11 September 2016
After dominating in the opener against NCCU here are three things Duke Football needs to improve on heading into their first ACC game against Wake Forest. 1. Can Duke limit mistakes and turnovers? Duke excelled in their season opener against NCCU, but one of the major problems throughout the game wa…
10 September 2016
Conference rival Wake Forest is attempting to develop and improve their football program similar to Duke Football the last few years. Duke and Wake Forest will compete on Saturday in an early Atlantic Coast Conference game this season. Despite the in-state conference rivalry with the Demon…
9 September 2016
ACC Football competition begins early this year for the Blue Devils, with their first conference match-up against Wake Forest in Week 2. The Blue Devils will begin the ACC football season early this year with match-up against conference foe Wake Forest this weekend. Duke Football head coach Dav…
9 September 2016
Two Duke Football players were named to a list of the most underrated performances in the opening weekend of college football. There were several big-time games and star performances during the opening weekend of college football. Athlon Sports recently compiled a list of the top under-the-rada…
8 September 2016
It is the year of Back to the Future after all so in some ways it is fitting that Duke Football has decided to go back in time with its performance. The good news for those fans brave enough to…Read more ›…
15 November 2015
In what can only be described as one of the most incredible, yet head-scratching plays in recent college football history, Miami returned a kickoff with six seconds left to beat Duke 30-27. After marching down the field with just under…Read more ›…
1 November 2015
When Duke takes on Miami Saturday night it will be hoping to keep pace in the ACC Coastal Division race currently lead by rival North Carolina. All the trends seem to be leaning toward a Duke-North Carolina showdown for the…Read more ›…
31 October 2015
It took four overtimes and too many close calls to count, but Duke managed to pull out a thrilling victory over ACC Coastal Division foe Virginia Tech to clinch bowl eligibility for a fourth straight year. The Blue Devils 6-1…Read more ›…
25 October 2015
Despite the national ranking, despite the better record, a top 10 ranked defense and despite coming off a bye week Duke heads into its ACC Coastal showdown with Virginia Tech as an underdog. In what used to be the battle…Read more ›…
23 October 2015
Duke’s defense shut down a woeful Army offense allowing only a field goal and 168 yards of total offense to beat the Black Knights 44-3 to improve to 5-1 (2-0 ACC). Army couldn’t get anything going on offense and turned…Read more ›…
11 October 2015
Duke closes out its non-conference schedule today when they travel to West Point to take on the Army Black Knights. The Blue Devils (4-1, 2-0 ACC) are looking to get one final tune up prior to heading into the heart…Read more ›…
10 October 2015
Duke is sitting comfortably in the top spot of the ACC Coastal Division but despite the solid 4-1 (2-0 ACC) start the Blue Devils are far from a finished product. Despite having one of the best defenses statistically  in the…Read more ›…
6 October 2015
Duke used the right leg of Ross Martin and another supreme effort from its defense to hold on and beat Boston College 9-7 in a battle of two defensive stalwarts. It was a game that set offensive football back 100…Read more ›…
4 October 2015
Ross Martin has hit 3 field goals including a career tying 53 yarder to give Duke a 9-0 lead over Boston College after one half of play. It has been a rather uneven and at time anemic offensive performance from…Read more ›…
3 October 2015
The Atlanta Falcons announced on Friday that they have parted ways with quarterbacks Rex Grossman and T.J. Yates, D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports. #Falcons cut TJ Yates and Rex Grossman — D. Orlando Ledbetter (@DOrlandoAJC) September 4, 2015 The 35-year-ol…
4 September 2015
The Atlanta Falcons close out the 2015 preseason with a victory of the Baltimore Ravens by the slimmest of margins, 20-19 Thursday night. The Atlanta Falcons had some issues that needed addressing in the final preseason game after falling to the Miami Dolphins last week in Miami Gardens.  Atlan…
4 September 2015
Rex Grossman signed a one-year deal to contend for a backup quarterback job with the Atlanta Falcons for the veteran minimum of $1 Million earlier this week. Grossman is an 11-year NFL veteran playing mostly with the Chicago Bears and the Washington Redskins.  Though Rex has not played in a NFL…
28 August 2015
According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution’s D. Orlando Ledbetter and ESPN.com’s Vaughn McClure, veteran Quarterback and former acolyte of Kyle Shanahan Rex Grossman will workout for the Atlanta Falcons, per a report. The Atlanta Falcons have yet to confirm the report. Last week, Rex…
25 August 2015
The Atlanta Falcons have a strong starting quarterback in 3x Pro Bowler Matt Ryan.  Even during the last two down seasons for the Atlanta Falcons, Matty Ice has still performed like a Top 10 passer in the NFL.  But should anything happen to Ryan, who do the Dirty Birds turn to lead them un…
25 August 2015
Sean Renfree is entering his third season with the Atlanta Falcons in 2015.  The former Duke Blue Devil QB has been the third-string quarterback for the Atlanta Falcons the last two seasons, behind starter Matt Ryan and veteran T.J. Yates in 2014.  After a stronger performance against the…
15 August 2015
Just before 2014 Training Camp, the Atlanta Falcons made a trade with the Houston Texans sending LB and former Georgia Bulldog Akeem Dent to the Gulf Coast for backup QB and Marietta, GA native TJ Yates.  Yates starred at Pope High School, in Chapel Hill for the North Carolina Tar Heels, and le…
20 July 2015
When talking about the 2016 NFL Draft and it’s deep crop of safeties this year, you cannot forget to mention one of the best if not the best safety of them all in Jeremy Cash as he undoubtedly shows the uncanny ability to make plays at all levels on the defense. There is no question […]…
10 June 2015