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1 August 2015
Having won 19 games over the last two seasons and played in bowl games following the last three, Duke begins football practice this week no longer a team that will surprise with success in ACC play. Coach David Cutcliffe, in his eighth season, will put a team through its first practice on Wednesday…
1 August 2015
Anthony Boone had a historic career for the Duke Football, finishing as the winningest quarterback in school history in addition to starting in 2 consecutive postseason bowl games and the 2013 ACC Championship game. Boone has now graduated from Duke and is pursuing a professional football career, an…
1 August 2015
2015 to Feature New WR-QB Connections…
31 July 2015
Offensive line performance has been a team strength and primary contributing factor to Duke winning 25 games and playing in three bowl games the past three seasons. The front five is the fulcrum upon which the offense pivots. Whether it is running or passing the ball success starts with the big guys…
31 July 2015
The past few years for Duke Football of been some of the best in school history under head coach David Cutcliffe, as the team has finished back-to-back seasons with 9+ wins and three consecutive bowl games for the first time ever. Cutcliffe, however, is not satisfied with the program staying where i…
31 July 2015
Football season is fast approaching and the Blue Devils are ready to contend for another Coastal Division crown.  To get you ready for the upcoming season stay tuned to Duke Report as we preview the team and conference as we countdown to the kickoff of the season against Tulane on Thursday, Sep…
29 July 2015
Summer Spotlight: Matt Skura…
29 July 2015
Blue Devils Open Camp Next Week…
29 July 2015
28 July 2015
The Blue Devils, after going 18 consecutive seasons without playing in a bowl game and 19 consecutive seasons without a winning record, have won 19 games over the last two seasons and played in bowl games following the last three seasons. While posting records of 10-4 and 9-4 over the last two seaso…
28 July 2015
Duke Football Notebook: ACC Kickoff…
27 July 2015
Cutcliffe Discusses the Wide Receivers…
27 July 2015
The Atlantic Coast Conference recently finished up their ACC Football Kickoff event as the unofficial beginning of the college football season last week. Student-athletes and coaches from all of the conference’s football schools (Notre Dame was excluded) met in Pinehurst, NC to discuss th…
27 July 2015
A youth movement will have to take place in 2015 if the defensive front six is going to show significant improvement this season. The good news is there are some experienced players back to lead the way. Senior Carlos Wray and redshirt junior A.J. Wolf at defensive tackle, redshirt seniors Kyler Bro…
24 July 2015
In one of our last installments of the Duke Football Team Preview, this post will focus on the safety position. The best is saved for almost last. It all starts with Jeremy Cash and DeVon Edwards. Jeremy Cash is the 6’2, 205 pound, senior, two-time All-American, who is the only defensive back…
24 July 2015
23 July 2015
Duke's Ross Martin kicks a 27-yard field goal with 2:22 left against UNC in the second half The Herald-Sun DeVon Edwards returns an interception for a touchdown in a 2013 game against N.C. State. Besides his work in Duke's defensive backfield, Edwards is an explosive kick return specialist.
23 July 2015
163 media members cast their ballots for preseason All-ACC team at the annual ACC Kickoff event this past week.  On Thursday the team was announced. Senior safety Jeremy Cash and senior center Matt Skura were both named to the preseason all conference squad. Cash was the leading vote-getter on…
23 July 2015
The #1 ranked middle linebacker from the state of North Carolina has listed Duke in his top five schools to attend starting in the fall of 2016. Jonathon Smith recently listed the final list of schools in his recruiting process, naming the Blue Devils along with in-state rivals NC State and UNC…
23 July 2015
The ACC recently released their preseason media polls projecting the final conference standings, conference champion, and the player of the year. Duke Football did not receive a lot of recognition in these polls, but were picked to finish 4th in the ACC Coastal Division behind Georgia Tech, Vir…
22 July 2015
The annual ACC Football Kickoff concluded on Tuesday after three days of interviews, press conferences, voting, and previewing of the upcoming season.  This year’s kickoff event was held at Pinehurst Resort in Pinehurst, North Carolina. The event is seen as the ceremonial start of th…
22 July 2015
22 July 2015
In the simplest, yet most bruising, of terms, it's possible to track the upward trajectory of Duke's football wins by following its rushing game on offense. As the Blue Devils have gone from ACC doormats to a perennial bowl team, their ability to push past defenders with a solid running game has pro…
22 July 2015
22 July 2015
Duke’s made three consecutive trips to the postseason and Blue Devils head coach David Cutcliffe thinks that experience could be the deciding factor to make it four straight. Duke returns all of its secondary including touted safety Jeremy Cash, both specialists and a bevy of talent in the bac…
21 July 2015
PINEHURST, N.C. -- Peyton Manning and Eli Manning aren't Duke alums, but coach David Cutcliffe is happy to claim the star quarterbacks as honorary Blu...
21 July 2015
Football season is fast approaching and the Blue Devils are ready to contend for another Coastal Division crown.  To get you ready for the upcoming season stay tuned to Duke Report as we preview the team and conference as we countdown to the kickoff of the season against Tulane on Thursday, Sep…
21 July 2015
David Cutcliffe acknowledged that the annual workout visits to Duke by Peyton and Eli Manning have benefited the Blue Devils.
21 July 2015
Current Duke football players Jeremy Cash and Matt Skura relive the 2012 connection between QB Sean Renfree and WR Jamison Crowder as the Blue Devils were lifted to bowl eligibility for the first time since 1994. Skura and Cash each put on their play-by-play announcer hats as part of the ACCDN&rsquo…
20 July 2015
The Atlantic Coast Conference just started their annual ACC Football Kickoff this week in Pinehurst, NC. Duke will be represented by redshirt seniors Jeremy Cash and Matt Skura, both heavily-recognized in the preseason as top players in the NCAA for this upcoming season, as well as head coach David…
20 July 2015
Jeremy Cash endured some late nights last December that weren't just about studying for finals. The All-ACC safety had a big decision looming as he weighed leaving for the NFL or staying to play his final season with the Blue Devils.
20 July 2015
The Duke football recruiting class for 2016 currently has 16 commits and is in between 10-25 in terms of class rank according to the various recruiting services. Head coach David Cutcliffe has established the Duke program over the past couple of seasons as one of respectability and it shows in this…
20 July 2015
Freshman defensive tackle Zach Morris will miss the upcoming football season after having surgery to repair a torn knee ligament, Duke athletics announced on Sunday. Morris suffered the torn ACL injury last month and Dr. Tee Moorman, Duke's team orthopedist, has already performed reconstructive surg…
20 July 2015
Kelby Brown is listed as the team's starter at middle linebacker. He would have been that had he not suffered the fourth torn ACL of his career, which means he won't play for the Blue Devils this season.
20 July 2015
The last National College Football Awards Association preseason award watch list has been announced, and two Duke Football were added as possible winners for the Walter Camp Award given to the nation’s top college football player recognized as the player of the year. Safeties Jeremy Cash…
18 July 2015
Duke Football continues to add to the number of players recognized for the top college football awards this season, as Shaquille Powell was recently added to the watch list for the Doak Walker Award given to the top running back in the NCAA. Powell is entering his senior year with the Blue Devils re…
18 July 2015
Once the pain and shock of another season-ending injury subsided, once the surgery was done, Braxton Deaver thought about, well, Braxton Deaver. It was 10 months ago when the talented tight end, forced to miss the 2014 football season due to a torn anterior cruciate ligament, faced a decision about…
17 July 2015
Duke University alumnus Steve Brooks and his wife, Eileen, have committed $13 million to the Duke Athletics Department, President Richard H. Brodhead announced In recognition of the support, the Duke Board of Trustees has approved the recommendation that the football field be named Brooks Field at W…
17 July 2015
The next time students take their seats at a Duke football game, they will notice the new 3,175 square-foot video board and extra rows of seating closer to the action. They will also be calling the stadium by a new name. The Board of Trustees approved a recommendation to rename the football field B…
17 July 2015
It is a football axiom that defense wins championships so it is reassuring to know when the Duke Blue Devils take the field in 2015 the secondary will arguably be the best in the nation. All five starters plus the top reserves return from 2014, which represents a huge first step toward fielding a ch…
17 July 2015
With less than two months remaining before the Blue Devils take the field in their newly refurbished Wallace Wade Stadium, their home turf is beginning to take shape.The three-day process of sod placement for the playing field began Wednesday morning when a mixture of sod, gravel and sand was applie…
16 July 2015
Duke's primary offensive formation features a single running back, a tight end and three wide receivers. Max McCaffrey is the lone returning starter at the wide receiver position resulting in two open starting slots. A balanced offensive attack has been key to Duke's success over the past several se…
10 July 2015
Campus Insiders’ Pete Fiutak breaks down the Blue Devils including his keys to success, key stats, key games, plus his predicted win total for 2015. The post Video: 2015 Duke Football Preview appeared first on Duke Report.
9 July 2015
A day after it was announced that linebacker Kelby Brown's career was over due to a fourth ACL tear, Duke head coach David Cutcliffe had more bad news to report Wednesday.Defensive lineman Michael Mann and offensive lineman Kameron Schroeder will serve as undergraduate assistant coaches this season…
9 July 2015
The All-ACC linebacker suffered his fourth torn anterior cruciate ligament last week, sources confirmed Tuesday. The latest injury brings an end to his football career.
8 July 2015
Sixth year senior linebacker Kelby Brown will miss his final season on the field as a Blue Devil with another tear of his ACL.  Brown was injured in a players’ only practice last week.  The news was officially announced today.  Steve Wiseman of The Herald-Sun first reported the…
7 July 2015
For the fourth time in his career, All-ACC linebacker Kelby Brown suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament last Tuesday that has ended his football career, the program announced Tuesday morning.The news was first reported by the Herald-Sun's Steve Wiseman. "It's difficult to put into words the fee…
7 July 2015
Kelby Brown has hit a hurdle in his injury-filled Duke football career that he can't clear. The All-ACC linebacker suffered his fourth torn anterior cruciate ligament last week, sources confirmed on Tuesday.
7 July 2015
The calendar has flipped to July, which means August and the start of football practice is just around the corner. Anticipation is building for what promises to be another solid year in the ongoing resurgence of Duke football so the time is right to resurrect the Blue Devil Nation weekly Football Fr…
2 July 2015