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Blue Devils reach down deeper for fourth win

Blue Devils reach down deeper for fourth win

DURHAM, N.C. – Duke’s “next man up” mantra that now extends to quarterbacks remains perfect to the tune of a 4-0 start. Backup quarterback Quentin Harris was on his way to leading the Blue Devils to their second straight win in his second start since third-year starter Daniel...

Humphreys confident and building

Humphreys confident and building

DURHAM, N.C. – Ben Humphreys, smiling and healthy after an injury-hampered junior season, stood brimming with optimism. On the first day of fall camp, he said something that stands out as more challenging for this year's Duke seniors than Blue Devils have faced in past farewell...

Virginians top returning ACC linebackers

Virginians top returning ACC linebackers

Virginia’s Micah Kiser is the ACC’s most prominent returning linebacker, but rival Virginia Tech tops the conference in linebacker numbers and talent. All three starters are back with two who earned All-ACC honors.The defending ACC Coastal Division champions again line up with...

ACC football story lines to follow this weekend

ACC football story lines to follow this weekend

The closer Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson advances to settling on one quarterback, the more he is pulled back into playing two quarterbacks.A quarterback controversy is a coach’s biggest headache, and Wake Forest isn’t clear of one yet. It helps that the Deacons are 4-0 and...

Cutcliffe thinks he can win with young talent

Cutcliffe thinks he can win with young talent

DURHAM, N.C. – Before Duke head coach David Cutcliffe wrapped up spring drills with the April 9 Spring Showcase, he volunteered an unusual number that usually raises more red flags than the optimism in his voice suggested.“Coming into this season our redshirt freshmen and...

Duke upgraded recruiting shows on depth chart

Duke upgraded recruiting shows on depth chart

DURHAM, N.C. – Duke coach David Cutcliffe updated his depth Sunday for the Blue Devils’ season opener Thursday night at Tulane and most years it would have raised red flags.On the three-deep chart, one true freshman on offense and four on defense are positioned for early playing...