Duke secondary overaggressive in loss to North Carolina
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Duke secondary overaggressive in loss to North Carolina

Safety Jeremy Cash admits players lacked communication on big Tar Heels games

Photo: Duke All-American safety Jeremy Cash leads ACC in tackles for a loss.

Former NFL quarterback Brock Huard is paid to breakdown defenses as an ESPN college football analyst.

So with his background it didn’t take long to come up with an explanation on the Duke-North Carolina ESPN2 broadcast why Duke’s otherwise talented secondary was burned by North Carolina’s offense in the Tar Heels’ 66-31 victory last week. ... 

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Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan is an award-winning sportswriter and the author of "Raye of Light". Tom has also written for the San Diego Union-Tribune, Voice of San Diego, Chargers.com, Rivals.com, and Gameday Central. He has won multiple first-place awards from the San Diego Press Club and first place from the Copley News Service Ring of Truth Awards. The National Football Foundation/San Diego Chapter presented him its Distinguished American Award in 2003 and USA Track and Field’s San Diego Chapter its President’s Award in 2000.

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