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Third Preseason All-America Honor…
22 August 2014 | 7:00 pm

Coach Cutcliffe TV Show Begins Sunday…
22 August 2014 | 4:00 pm

Duke Football Game Day Information…
22 August 2014 | 10:50 am

BDN Takes You Inside Duke Football Camp…
21 August 2014 | 8:36 pm

DURHAM, N.C. – Duke head football coach David Cutcliffe announced Thursday the naming of Anthony Boone, Kelby Brown, Jeremy Cash, Jamison Crowder and Laken Tomlinson as team captains for the 2014 season. The five individuals were elected by their teammates. It is the second-straight season Boo…
21 August 2014 | 8:07 pm

2014 Football Team Captains…
21 August 2014 | 7:50 pm

Duke will be missing it’s All ACC starting tight end this season in Braxton Deaver who went out with an ACL injury this past week.   But despite the misfortune, there is reason for Duke fans to remain excited in that they still have a capable one-two punch in D.J. (David) Reeves…
21 August 2014 | 12:35 am

  It’s business as usual for the ACC Coastal Division.  Every season seems to come down to the last couple weeks as we wait for one team to emerge from the pack.  Some call it a mediocre division, some say it’s a balanced and competitive division.  Last season Duke wa…
20 August 2014 | 5:01 pm

A few random thoughts on Duke Football … ACL injuries are common As you well know, Duke recently lost two key players to ACL injuries in Kelby Brown and Braxton Deaver for the coming season. That prompted me to do a study on how many other players at the major college division level had suffe…
19 August 2014 | 2:40 pm

Last week, Duke lost its top defensive performer to an injury that will cost the player, linebacker Kelby Brown, the entire 2014 season. Nearly a week later, the serious injury bug has slammed headfirst into the other side of the ball. The Blue Devils confirmed Monday that Braxton Deaver suffered a…
19 August 2014 | 12:00 pm

Major injuries continue to hit Duke as the team announced Monday that starting tight end Braxton Deaver would miss the season after tearing his right ACL during Monday morning’s practice.Deaver is the second Duke player to miss the season because of a torn ACL. All-ACC linebacker K…
18 August 2014 | 10:23 pm

There has now been an official release from Duke University confirming that All ACC starting Tight End, Braxton Deaver is out for the season with a torn ACL. Deaver, like Brown a week ago was in good spirits and looking forward to a season where the Blue Devils were the defending Coastal Division Ch…
18 August 2014 | 9:24 pm

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Duke says tight end Braxton Deaver will miss the season after tearing a knee ligament. Player Page…
18 August 2014 | 9:00 pm

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Duke says tight end Braxton Deaver will miss the season after tearing a knee ligament.
18 August 2014 | 7:52 pm

Duke redshirt senior TE Braxton Deaver suffered a torn ACL in practice on Monday. Like many other torn knee ligaments. it was a non-contact injury Deaver missed the 2012 season due to a torn ACL in his left knee. [...] Player Page…
18 August 2014 | 3:23 pm

A winning team will bring fans to the games. This past season was evident of that as more and more people attended each home game. This past Sat. at Duke’s “Meet the Blue Devils” day a record crowd of over 3,000 people showed up to meet their team, get autographs, and pictures take…
18 August 2014 | 11:43 am

Duke senior WR Jamison Crowder is "a prototypical slot receiver for the next level," writes TFY Draft Insider's Tony Pauline. Crowder set new school marks in receptions (108) and receiving yards (1,360) and also hauled in eight touchdowns to earn first-team All-ACC honors in 2013. [...] Player Page…
17 August 2014 | 10:00 pm

The Duke Football team gathered for their annual photo day and Blue Devil Nation was there to take it in.  You can find our photo gallery at our Facebook Group located here – Facebook Photo Gallery The post Duke Football Photo Day appeared first on Blue Devil Nation.
17 August 2014 | 6:39 pm

When tight end Jake McGee transferred to Florida this summer, coaches arranged for him to live with quarterback Jeff Driskel. McGee is expected to play a key role in Florida's revamped offense, a 6-foot-5, 255-pound target with the size to overmatch defensive backs, the speed to run by linebackers…
15 August 2014 | 9:02 pm

Clemson starting quarterback Cole Stoudt has NFL lineage and earned the nod for the Tigers at the end of spring practice. But it might not be long before Stoudt, son of former NFL quarterback Cliff Stoudt, is feeling some heat from Deshaun Watson. Watson is one of several ACC newcomers to watch, a…
15 August 2014 | 5:08 pm

  Duke will have the luxury of having an experienced offensive unit in 2014. The Blue Devils return 8 starters on offense. Last season they averaged 32.8 points per game, good for sixth in the ACC. Duke has an experienced quarterback, an All-American wide receiver, and a stable of talented runn…
14 August 2014 | 9:00 am

''Once you've put in so much work, you really can feel what you're working toward is actually a reality,'' linebacker Jeff Schoettmer said. ''All the work we've put in, we feel like we deserve something out of it.'' The Tar Heels (7-6, 4-4 ACC) say they have the players to keep coach Larry Fedora's…
13 August 2014 | 6:00 pm

Duke can certainly get used to the view from the top. The perennial last-place pick in the Atlantic Coast Conference's Coastal Division finished atop the standings last year and the resurgent Blue Devils believe they have enough talent and experience to stay there. After winning its first division…
13 August 2014 | 4:33 pm

Duke linebacker Kelby Brown will miss the season after suffering a knee injury during a preseason scrimmage. In a release Tuesday, the school said the all-Atlantic Coast Conference performer tore his left anterior cruciate ligament during Monday's scrimmage. The injury is a big blow for the Blue D…
12 August 2014 | 9:51 pm

Duke linebacker Kelby Brown is out for the season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament. An All-ACC pick for the Blue Devils in 2013, Brown was carted off the field during Monday's intrasquad scrimmage. Blue Devils coach David Cutcliffe said the injury was painful for the team, but trusted Brown,…
12 August 2014 | 3:11 pm

With only a few short weeks until the start of the 2014 Duke Football season, I’m excited to share this recent interview with Lauren Brownlow. Lauren covers the ACC as a writer for Fox Sports Carolinas and is one of the best sources for insight into sports around the Triangle. Perhaps most imp…
12 August 2014 | 1:46 pm

At St. Paul's Episcopal School in Mobile, Alabama, the high school that produced Crimson Tide quarterbacks AJ McCarron and Jake Coker, there's a new preseason ritual for football players: the social media talk. Committing on Twitter to a school is also discouraged - one recent former player tweeted…
11 August 2014 | 12:00 pm

Many games are won and lost because of what happens on special teams. The Blue Devils return every key player from a dynamic special teams unit.  In 2013 Duke scored 4 touchdowns on special teams and had another good year in the kicking game. Punter RS-Junior Punter Will Monday returns for his…
6 August 2014 | 8:47 pm

The college football offseason is long and arduous, but its end is almost in sight. We’re going to take a look at five games you have to look forward to for every weekend of the season. (This is also a handy guide to decide how to RSVP for any autumn weddings.) All times are Eastern and all…
6 August 2014 | 3:29 pm

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- The Atlantic Coast Conference owns a few prized possessions that once were property of the Southeastern Conference.
5 August 2014 | 6:09 pm

At #13, Anthony Boone makes the ACC Top 25 Players to Watch list. The post Video: Anthony Boone makes the ACC Top 25 Players to Watch list appeared first on Duke Report.
4 August 2014 | 7:57 pm

At #7, Jamison Crowder makes the ACC Top 25 Players to Watch list. The post Video: Jamison Crowder makes the ACC Top 25 Players to Watch list appeared first on Duke Report.
4 August 2014 | 7:55 pm

Duke Football is bringing back two of its key starters from last year’s team in Anthony Boone and Jamison Crowder. Boone missed several games last season with a broken collar bone, and Brandon Connette was able to step in and shoulder the load until Boone returned. Connette has transferred to…
4 August 2014 | 12:48 pm

Three former Blue Devils are set to get their first taste of NFL Football as the preseason gets under way this week. Cornerback Ross Cockrell and the Buffalo Bills will open the NFL season in the Hall of Fame game  tonight against the New York Giants. Running Back Juwan Thompson and defensive e…
3 August 2014 | 11:35 pm

The weak link on most Duke football teams in recent years was the defense.  Whether it was the guys up front getting pushed around in the run game or the guys in the secondary getting lost in pass coverage, consistent play on defense was the knock on the Blue Devils.  Last season things be…
31 July 2014 | 7:53 pm

An unlikely school shook up the recruiting scene Friday. Scott Bracey , a wide receiver from Benedictine High School in Richmond, Va., verbally committed to coach David Cutcliffe and the Duke Blue Devils. Bracey is the first commitment for Duke’s 2016 class — and he's a big one. The…
25 July 2014 | 6:20 pm

The college football offseason is long and arduous, but its end is almost in sight. We’re going to take a look at five games you have to look forward to for every weekend of the season. (This is also a handy guide to decide how to RSVP for any autumn weddings.) All times are Eastern and all…
25 July 2014 | 3:12 pm

It's where a founding member is out, a fast-rising program is in, Notre Dame is there, too - sort of - and nobody else is leaving. Where a one-time punchline of a conference now boasts the Heisman Trophy winner, the reigning national champion and a handful of other individual award winners. ''I th…
22 July 2014 | 6:03 pm

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Florida State is all the rage in the Atlantic Coast Conference, too.
21 July 2014 | 11:01 pm

Florida State was an obvious choice as a favorite in one of the Atlantic Coast Conference's divisions. Miami was the pick to win the ACC's cluttered Coastal Division despite receiving fewer first-place votes than two other teams. I think that's why everybody got votes,'' North Carolina coach Larry…
21 July 2014 | 9:59 pm

It's been a while since the Atlantic Coast Conference entered a season with this much buzz. The realigned league has the defending national champion, a Heisman Trophy winner and a national coach of the year. The ACC stumbled through much of the BCS era, but enters the first year of the four-team c…
20 July 2014 | 8:51 pm

Florida’s 2013 season was an absolute disaster. Will Muschamp knows this. After starting the season 4-1, the Gators dropped their last seven games, including an embarrassing home loss to FCS Georgia Southern, to finish at 4-8. It marked the first time the Gators failed to reach bowl eligibil…
14 July 2014 | 10:08 pm

Following the first 10-win season in program history, Duke decided that now was a good time to unveil some brand new uniforms. The Duke football equipment Twitter account tweeted out several photos of the new white, blue and black uniforms that can be worn in a number of different combinations.
14 July 2014 | 2:29 pm

Duke rarely signs the highest rated recruits in football - even after one of the best seasons in school history.
5 February 2014 | 10:37 pm

Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin says Johnny Manziel surprised observers with his quiet demeanor this season following a series of offseason distractions.
30 December 2013 | 9:43 pm

Florida State was voted the No. 1 team in the FBS Sunday for the first time since Oct. 1, 2000. The Seminoles are heavily favored against Duke in the upcoming Atlantic Coast Conference championship game and are 60 minutes from a berth in the BCS title game.
1 December 2013 | 7:17 pm

Ross Martin kicked a 27-yard field goal with 2:22 left and No. 24 Duke beat North Carolina 27-25 on Saturday, completing the Blue Devils' improbable run to reach the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game.
30 November 2013 | 3:27 pm

With each win in a historically successful season, Duke coach David Cutcliffe said his team would have to follow up with an even bigger win the following week.
29 November 2013 | 12:15 pm

No. 24 Duke is in the midst of one of the most successful seasons in program history. Just don't refer to the Blue Devils as one-year wonders.
26 November 2013 | 5:33 pm

They're used to winning streaks, national rankings and ACC championship buzz at Duke.
19 November 2013 | 5:43 pm