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5 things to know before Duke football hosts Wake Forest on Senior Day

(11/24/22 3:16pm)

Saturday is Senior Day in Durham, as Duke welcomes Wake Forest for the final game of the regular season. With identical records at 7-4, the teams are evenly matched on paper. Duke looks to bounce back from a crushing two-point loss to Pittsburgh, while Wake Forest hopes to capitalize on the momentum from its big win over Syracuse. Led by two high-flying offenses, this game promises to be a classic shootout. Here are five things to watch for Saturday.

Duke wrestling 2022-23 season preview

(11/04/22 1:33am)

After two straight seasons without a win, Duke improved mightily last season, finishing the year 7-10. However, the Blue Devils struggled as a team in the postseason, finishing in last at the ACC Championships and 48th out of 69 teams at the NCAA Championships. With Matt Finesilver transferring to Michigan and Josh Finesilver graduating, the program lost its two best grapplers. The brothers were the only members of the team to qualify for the NCAA Championships last season, and Matt was just two wins shy of All-American status.

5 things to know before Duke football takes aim at rival North Carolina

(10/14/22 3:50am)

As the air chills in the Triangle with Halloween approaching, the 4-2 Blue Devils welcome archrival North Carolina for a duel Saturday night at Wallace Wade Stadium. The Tar Heels have become somewhat of a Michael Myers to Duke recently, killing its spirit by coming out on top in almost every competition. Just this year, North Carolina has trumped the Blue Devils in basketball (twice) and most recently in women’s soccer. Football has been no different: The Tar Heels have held possession of the Victory Bell since 2019.

Take of the week: Duke football's Riley Leonard has the potential to be a 2025 NFL draft pick

(10/04/22 1:05pm)

The 2022 football season could not have started much better for 6-foot-4 sophomore Riley Leonard. Throwing for 1,176 yards through five games, the signal caller from Fairhope, Ala., has led the team to four wins, surpassing expectations from analysts across the board. In the rebirth era of Duke football, his dual-threat style of play has electrified fans as the ultimate on-field product. Not only does Leonard possess the ability to amaze the Wade Wackos, but he checks all the boxes to be a potential NFL draft pick.