The Blue Devils lead 28-6 after getting off to a hot start at a packed Wallace Wade Stadium. Redshirt senior quarterback Anthony Boone started the game on a high note with an 11 play, 61-yard drive that resulted in a four-yard flare pass to wide receiver Issac Blakeney. Elon responded with a scoring drive of its own, that resulted in a 36-yard field goal by kicker John Gallagher.
But Duke struck again in early in the second quarter, when the familiar duo of Boone and senior All-ACC receiver Jamison Crowder connected on the first play of the offense's third drive for a 46-yard touchdown. Midway through the second quarter, Boone got some help from his running backs, Josh Snead and Shaquille Powell who combined for 67 out of the 80 yards on the Blue Devils' third scoring drive, which extended the Duke lead to 18 points. A second touchdown pass to Blakeney with 1:01 to play in the half set the score at 28-6.
The Blue Devil defense held the Elon offensive attack to just 165 yards and six points in the first half... Read more