As a lead up to Duke’s 2013 Football season I invited a few of the friends of the Duke Sports Blog who actually keep up with football to answer some questions regarding the upcoming season. There is a level of excitement as well as uncertainty among the fan base with so many changes in store
ESPN wrapped up its post ACC Spring Football coverage with its post-practice power rankings and to no one’s surprise, Duke wasn’t very high. The Blue Devils came in 12 out of 14 schools placing ahead of only NC State and Boston College who are rebuilding under a first year head coach and coming off disappointing seasons. Ranking
The season is still three months away but Duke’s 2013 Football season has generated some genuine excitement among the Blue Devil fan base. Granted it isn’t the same kind of excitement that comes from Duke Basketball and the fan base is still very much a work in progress, there are many reasons that people are
While only one of them actually heard their names called during the NFL Draft, both Sean Renfree and Conner Vernon are realizing their NFL dreams. Former Duke quarterback Renfree was taken late in the last round of the draft by the Atlanta Falcons after speculation from ESPN analysts that he could be a steal. Renfree
The reactions to the 2012 Duke Football season vary depending on who you ask and when you asked them. If you asked some fans following the Blue Devils Belk Bowl loss against Cincinnati which dropped Duke’s record to 6-7 and guaranteed yet another losing record in Durham some would see the season as a failure.
When Duke takes on Cincinnati in the 2012 Belk Bowl it will be heading into unfamiliar waters. It has been well documented since really forever that the Blue Devils haven’t been to a bowl game, any bowl game, since the 1994 season when they played in the Hall of Fame Bowl against Wisconsin. Less known is
Duke came out flat and uninspired but mounted three comeback attempts that cut the lead to 7 points; but it wasn’t enough as Miami ruined senior day for the Blue Devils who finished their regular season 6-6 (3-5 ACC) after a 52 to 45 loss. The Blue Devils defense that has been held together by spit and athletic