Duke Blue Devils Headlines
Duke Blue Devils Headlines
Duke coach David Cutcliffe praises his teams defense and special teams, and says this team responded well to adversity in a 9-7 win over Boston College
Duke's meh offensive second-half performances have given Duke's defense no margin for error.
Duke has had plenty of games over the years in which it didn't score a touchdown. These days, the Blue Devils can win those games.
Duke improved to 2-0 in the ACC beating Boston College 9-7.
Duke defensive lineman Carlos Wray says the Devils outplayed BC's #1-rated defense
Duke kicker Ross Martin takes us through his method of harnessing nervous energy after his 3 field goals led Duke past Boston College 9-7
Duke quarterback Thomas Sirk says the Devils had opportunities to put more points on the board in their 9-7 win over Boston College
The Duke baseball team has renewed its agreement with the Durham Bulls to play home games at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park (DBAP), home of the Triple-A affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays.
No Triangle team has won an Atlantic Coast Conference football championship since 1989 when Duke forged a tie for the title with Virginia.
The Blue Devil defense is currently ranked 10th in the county after its first four games.
Duke redshirt sophomore cornerback T.J. Douglas has been dismissed from the football team for violation of program policy, head coach David Cutcliffe announced on Sunday.
Frank Beamer built Virginia Tech on defense and special teams. Saturday at a rain-soaked Wallace Wade Stadium, David Cutcliffe's Blue Devils followed that same formula to a much-needed victory.
Duke redshirt senior safety Jeremy Cash received National Defensive Player of the Week honors from the Walter Camp Foundation following the Blue Devils' 34-20 win over No. 20 Georgia Tech.
The Blue Devils got off to a 1-0 ACC start beating Georgia Tech in Wallace Wade Stadium.
Shaquille Powell did the power running for Duke. No. 20 Georgia Tech and its triple-option offense couldn't get anything going.
Duke's Jeremy Cash had a team-high 12 tackles, two forced fumbles and a sack and Shaquille Powell ran for three touchdowns Saturday as the Blue Devils (3-1, 1-0 ACC) defeated No. 20 Georgia Tech (2-2, 0-1 ACC) at Wallace Wade Stadium, 34-20.
Duke expects to have injured running back Jela Duncan back this week.
David Cutcliffe is anxious to see how his Duke football team responds to its first loss of the season as the Blue Devils host Georgia Tech Saturday. Duke plays a Yellow Jacket foe that forces emphasis on disciplined football, making it even more important that the Blue Devils eliminate the errors that caused them to fall 19-10 to No. 23 Northwestern.
Paul Johnson didn't mince words when assessing Georgia Tech's loss at Notre Dame.
Gerald Hammack is a long way from where he grew up -- off Broad Street in Durham, about a mile and a half from Duke University's campus. But Hammack has a 12-by-24 inch piece of the North End endzone turf at his current home in Haines City, Fla. and keeps the grass growing, as his fond Duke football memories continue to grow too.
Duke's 19-10 loss to Northwestern was the result of a Blue Devils team that played unlike itself Saturday, according
No. 23 Northwestern returned the opening kick of the second half for a touchdown to grab a lead they never let go of in a 19-10 win over Duke at Wallace Wade Stadium Saturday. The Blue Devils committed three turnovers on the game and were just 3-for-17 on third downs forcing Will Monday to punt 11 times.
There is no secret to what the matchup holds when Duke hosts No. 23 Northwestern Saturday. The Blue Devils' Big 10 opponent played an impressive first game, beating No. 21 Stanford 16-6, and David Cutcliffe's team knows well what the Wildcats strengths are.
Duke head coach David Cutcliffe proved Tuesday why he is as good a person off the field as on it by sending a note to injured Pittsburgh star RB James Conner.
Without discounting the strong performances that Duke, NC State and UNC gave this weekend, there is (as coaches love to say) a lot of football left to be played, and many improvements to be made. So without further ado, here's an as-they-tell-it break down of what each team needs (or wants) the most improvement on after Week 2.
Finding a player to replace the production of former Blue Devils start Jamison Crowder was always going to be difficult. But, in the case of this year's team, maybe two can almost equal one.
Duke's 55-0 win against NC Central was just the type of game that renovated Wallace Wade Stadium deserved in its 2015 opener, and was the type of game Duke wanted from the night.
Duke's dominated in its 55-0 win against NC Central and the Blue Devils were proud of a clean, turnover-free game to boot.
Duke dominated NC Central 55-0 in the 2015 installment of the Bull City Classic.
Duke announced Friday that Wallace Wade Stadium will be at capacity for Saturday's 6 p.m. Bull City Classic against NC Central.