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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

Crowder Profiled on National Program…
31 July 2014 | 3:53 pm

Duke Gridiron Bracket Bonanza…
30 July 2014 | 7:37 pm

Summer Spotlight: Lucas Patrick…
29 July 2014 | 2:08 pm

While Duke has lost several key members on both sides off the ball (Brandon Connette, Juwan Thompson, Jela Duncan on offense…Kenny Anunike, Ross Cockrell on defense), they will also be brining back several stars as well. They showed last year in several games (Pitt, Miami, Texas A&M) they…
28 July 2014 | 12:18 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

Sirk Eyeing Significant Snaps in 2014…
25 July 2014 | 10:00 am

Jabari Parker and Rodney Hood weren’t the only star athletes to announce their departure from Duke this spring.  Quarterback Brandon Connette also announced his decision to transfer to Fresno State to finish his collegiate football career. While Connette’s departure was somewhat une…
25 July 2014 | 5:00 am

Summer Spotlight: Ross Martin…
24 July 2014 | 10:00 am

Hurricanes running back Duke Johnson and linebacker Denzel Perryman, both of whom appear on the watch lists for nearly every national award for which they qualify, earned more offseason honors. Both were named Wednesday to the preseason All-ACC team. Here’s the full list: WR Jamison Crowder,…
23 July 2014 | 7:23 pm

Duke HC David Cutcliffe still plans on using two QBs this season, according to Fox Sports' Lauren Brownlow. Brandon Connette, who started a number of games for Duke last season while Anthony Boone was recovering from a broken collarbone, transferred this offseason. [...] Player Page…
23 July 2014 | 3:23 pm

Greensboro, N.C.—Led by preseason MVP and returning Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston (Bessemer, Ala.), defending national champion Florida State placed nine players on the 26-man preseason All-ACC team announced Wednesday. The team was selected by the media attending the 2014 ACC Football…
23 July 2014 | 3:16 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

Anthony Boone: Although former Duke quarterback Brandon Connette transferred to Fresno State, Boone will likely remain in a two-quarterback system for Duke in 2014, with Thomas Sirk serving as Connette's replacement, ESPN.com reports. [...] Player Page…
22 July 2014 | 5:00 pm

A few random thoughts from ACC Kickoff A Division Almost Too Close To Call I’m not sure how many media members actually look at things like unbalanced schedules when selecting their pre season ACC predictions, but whether they do or not, there was one thing which they got right. Media members…
22 July 2014 | 3:35 pm

GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – Defending national champion Florida State is the consensus choice to repeat as Atlantic Division champion and defeat Miami in the 10th annual Dr Pepper Atlantic Coast Conference Football Championship Game, according to a poll of media members in attendance at th…
22 July 2014 | 1:38 pm

ACC Digital network host Jeff Fischel sits down with Duke’s Laken Tomlinson and Kelby Brown to preview the upcoming season, talk about improving upon last years success, and playing for Coach Cutcliffe! The post Video: Laken Tomlinson & Kelby Brown Preview 2014 Season appeared first on Duk…
22 July 2014 | 11:33 am

ACC Digital Network host Jeff Fischel sits down with Duke’s David Cutcliffe to talk about getting respect around ACC and what it meant for the team to see their Coastal Division championship rings! The post Video: David Cutcliffe Previews 2014 Season appeared first on Duke Report.
22 July 2014 | 11:30 am

Duke Football :: 2014 Staff Preview from Duke Football Video on Vimeo. The post Video: Duke Football Staff Preview appeared first on Duke Report.
22 July 2014 | 12:23 am

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

Organizational leaders are always looking to improve performance. This is true of football coaches as well as corporate CEOs, public administrators and small business owners. Critical self analysis is a vital step in performance improvement. While it is important to emphasize positives, identifying…
21 July 2014 | 8:55 am

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

The 2013 season will never be forgotten by Duke Football fans.  Those who have spent countless Saturdays in the bleachers at Wallace Wade Stadium just hoping that maybe one day the team could return to the days of competitive football finally had something to be proud of. The Blue Devils were p…
18 July 2014 | 12:19 pm

Congratulations to offensive guard Laken Tomlinson, who was just announced as a nominee for the 2014 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team® — the most prestigious off-the-field honor in college football. More often than not, college football players are remembered for their accomplishments on…
15 July 2014 | 5:11 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 Football just released a video showing the new jerseys for 2014. They are to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the 1989 ACC Championship team. They are: White jersey with blue numbers outlined in white and black Black jersey with blue numbers outlined in white Blue jersey with white numb…
14 July 2014 | 1:26 pm

There is a lot of excitement for the upcoming basketball and football seasons. The basketball team has the #1 recruiting class in the nation, with the potential #1 pick in next year’s NBA Draft in Jahlil Okafor. The football team is coming off its best season in decades and returns a majority…
24 June 2014 | 11:16 am

Duke Johnson plays football for one reason. It's not to hear himself touted as Miami's best hope for success this season or for attention, fame or individual accolades.
21 June 2014 | 3:59 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.
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17 November 2013 | 1:00 pm

It wasn't long ago Auburn expected success. After a poor 2012, Gus Malzahn has lifted the Tigers from the fog and made them SEC contenders. Plus, more from Week 11.
10 November 2013 | 6:35 pm

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Pittsburgh allowed an average of 56 points per game last season. So last week's 58-55 victory over Duke wouldn't stand out much to a fan scanning the scores.
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17 August 2013 | 12:00 pm

Here's a sign of how far the once woebegone Duke football program has come: Simply going to a bowl game is no longer enough.
14 August 2013 | 3:15 am