After 18 long years away from bowl play, the Duke Blue Devils are finally getting the chance to play some football in the month of December. It was announced on Sunday that Duke will play Big East Co-Champions, Cincinnati in the 2012 Belk Bowl to be played in Charlotte on December 27, the first bowl appearance for Duke
With Duke’s ACC Championship game hopes gone, it may not seem like the Blue Devils have a whole lot to play for when Miami comes to down but don’t tell that to them. Duke who enters the season finale at 6-5 (3-4 ACC) has the chance to guarantee itself of a winning record for the
Regardless of what happens next Saturday when Duke closes out its season against Miami it is impossible not for me to declare the 2012 season a success. Even though the season is a success, I’m not happy. I’m not happy that Duke hasn’t won a game in November. I’m not happy that a winnable game
The bye week couldn’t have come at a more appropriate time for the Duke Football team. There last two games to Florida State and Clemson ended up being particularly hard on the Blue Devils as the two top teams in the ACC handily beat Duke by a combined score of 104-27. It was pretty ugly
It was a typical Duke-North Carolina game, except this time the setting wasn’t Cameron Indoor Stadium or the Dean Smith Center and the ball was a bit more oblong than round. In the most poetic fashion imaginable the Duke Football team has become bowl eligible capturing its sixth victory of the season by defeating its
As part of this week’s inside look series I talk to Brendan Cotter from the Virginia Blog, From Old Virginia. Cotter is also the Virginia beat writer for Inside the ACC.com. You can follow Brandon on Twitter @MaizeNBlueWahoo. Brendan and I talked about the Cavaliers’ season to date as well as the upcoming Duke-Virginia game.
A very proud and upbeat David Cutcliffe praised his teams efforts during his Sunday afternoon teleconference. He addressed several issues including the health of quarterback Sean Renfree as well as the good and bad in the Wake Forest game. “It was a hard fought game but a deserved victory for those young men. They played really