Duke Rumors & News

  • Duke coach looking for rule change after loss

    ESPN "Duke coach David Cutcliffe is pointing a finger at the rulebook, not the officiating, following his team's 24-14 loss to No. 7 Louisville on Friday night. Cutcliffe's specific complaint came after a roughing-the-kicker call against Blue Devils cornerback Breon Borders late in the fourth quarter..." October 15

  • No. 7 Louisville survives challenge from Duke

    The Sports Xchange "LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Ahead by a field goal midway through the 4th quarter, the No. 7 Louisville Cardinals kept their playoff hopes alive with a game-clinching, 80-yard scoring drive to beat the Duke Blue Devils 24-14 Friday night at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium. It was a game-clinching drive..." October 14

  • Duke takes advantage of turnovers to topple Army

    The Sports Xchange "Duke scored after a pair of first-half Army mistakes en route to posting a 13-6 non-conference victory Saturday at rain-drenched Wallace Wade Stadium in Durham, N.C. The game was played under the impact of Hurricane Matthew, with bands of rain pouring on the field. Neither team scored..." October 08

  • Virginia sinks Duke, halts 17-game road skid

    The Sports Xchange "DURHAM, N.C. -- Quarterback Kurt Benkert threw for three touchdowns and Virginia's defense collected six turnovers in a 34-20 victory against Duke on Saturday afternoon at Wallace Wade Stadium. The outcome ended Virginia's streak of 17 consecutive road losses, leaving the Cavaliers one shy..." October 01

  • Duke sends Notre Dame to second straight home loss

    The Sports Xchange "Quarterback Daniel Jones passed for 290 yards and three touchdowns and kicker AJ Reed drilled a 19-yard field goal with 1:24 remaining to lead Duke to a 38-35 upset win over Notre Dame on Saturday in South Bend, Indiana. Wide receiver Anthony Nash hauled in two touchdown passes as the Blue..." September 24

  • Northwestern defeats Duke for first win of season

    The Sports Xchange "Clayton Thorson threw three touchdown passes as Northwestern won for the first time this season, defeating visiting Duke 24-13 on Saturday night at Ryan Field in Evanston, Ill. Thorson, who completed 18 of 39 passes for 320 yards, opened the scoring with a 26-yard pass to fullback Garrett..." September 18

  • Carney paces Wake Forest past Duke

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman running back Cade Carney scored on three touchdown runs and Wake Forest defeated Duke 24-14 in the Atlantic Coast Conference opener for both teams Saturday at Wallace Wade Stadium in Durham, N.C. Carney gained 94 yards on 14 carries. His scoring runs were from 7, 1 and 55 yards,..." September 10

  • Steve Spurrier says he coached on the sly during one-game suspension

    Sporting News - NCAAF "For three seasons Steve Spurrier was the head coach at Duke. He coached every Blue Devils game, including while he was suspended. During the 1988 season Spurrier was suspended for Duke's game against UNC for bad-mouthing the referees the week before. He was allowed to be at the game up to an..." September 08

  • Jones propels Duke to rout of North Carolina Central

    The Sports Xchange "DURHAM, N.C. -- Daniel Jones' college debut was a big success as the quarterback threw two touchdown passes and ran for a score as Duke demolished cross-city opponent North Carolina Central, 49-6, on Saturday night at Wallace Wade Stadium. Jones, a redshirt freshman, completed 10-of-15..." September 03

  • Duke QB Thomas Sirk reinjures Achilles, expected to miss season

    Fox Sports "Duke's bid to make a fifth consecutive bowl game under David Cutcliffe may have already suffered a devastating blow before the 2016 season has even started. Redshirt senior quarterback Thomas Sirk reportedly reinjured the left Achilles tendon he tore in February, and is expected to miss the..." August 27

  • Duke suspends DT Brandon Boyce and S Phillip Carter for first 3 games

    Today's U "Duke will head into the 2016 season minus two of its defensive players for the first three games, as defensive tackle Brandon Boyce and safety Phillip Carter have been suspended by head coach David Cutcliffe. This according to multiple reports. No reason was given for the suspension. However,..." August 19

  • QB Jack Sears commits to Duke

    247 Sports "Sam Clemente (Calif.) high school four-star quarterback Jack Sears has committed to Duke. The 6-3, 200-pounder chose the Blue Devils over offers from UCLA, USC, Arizona State, Florida State, Tennessee and many others. As a junior, he completed 193-of-270 passes for 2,697 yards, 37 touchdowns..." August 08

  • Former Duke QB Anthony Boone out of hospital

    Charlotte Observer "Former Duke quarterback Anthony Boone was released from the hospital over the weekend, nearly a week after the ex-Weddington High standout was seriously injured during a head-on collision with Carolina Panthers linebacker Shaq Thompson. Boone, who underwent hand and hip surgeries as a result of..." May 31

  • Former Duke QB Anthony Boone remains hospitalized after head-on collision

    Charlotte Observer "Former Duke quarterback Anthony Boone remains hospitalized in Charlotte following two surgeries resulting from a car crash involving Carolina Panthers linebacker Shaq Thompson last weekend. Boone, a former Weddington High standout, is in Carolinas Medical Center recovering from hand and hip..." May 27

  • Ellis Brooks Decommits from Duke

    Campus Insiders "David Cutcliffe's 2017 recruiting class took a hit on Friday when its highest rated commit, 4-star recruit Ellis Brooks, announced his decommitment from Duke. Brooks, who originally pledged to the Blue Devils on March 24, released a statement on Twitter regarding the decision. " May 20

  • David Cutcliffe hopeful QB Thomas Sirk will be ready for opener

    ESPN "Duke coach David Cutcliffe has maintained for the last month that injured starting quarterback Thomas Sirk is ahead of schedule in his rehab from a torn Achilles tendon. On Wednesday at the ACC spring meetings, Cutcliffe went a step further, saying he was "absolutely" hopeful Sirk would be..." May 11

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