The Blue Zone brings you one player to look out for on both sides ahead of Duke football's matchup against Northwestern.
Coming off an embarrassing loss against Charlotte, head coach David Cutcliffe brought his team together to produce a thrashing of North Carolina A&T Friday night under the lights. And though it wasn’t a season-defining win, it was a step in the right direction.
As the Blue Devils look to build off of last week’s victory, they will need to be extra sharp against this Northwestern team. The Wildcats have shown vastly different performances in each of their two games, and Duke must be prepared for anything when the game kicks off this Saturday.
How good were the Wildcats last year? They were historically good for their program: 7-2 record, undefeated at home and Big Ten West champions.
The Blue Devils have only suited up for two games, but one thing is clear—Gunnar Holmberg is a major upgrade from Chase Brice.
In their first game at Wallace Wade Stadium this season, Duke football dominated North Carolina A&T 45-17. With three key takeaways, stats and a look ahead, the Blue Zone breaks down everything you need to know about the Blue Devils' exciting win.
For the entire game, in which Duke scored six touchdowns and a field goal, Duke’s scoring drives all lasted no longer than three minutes, with three of them falling short of even the two-minute mark.
Mataeo Durant seems like he can't be stopped this season, but Gunnar Holmberg crashed the rushing touchdown party in Duke's big win.
After giving up an early lead, Duke stormed back and took a 21-14 lead into halftime against NC A&T. Here are observations and stats from the first half.
Coming into its first home game of the 2021 season, Duke football looks to bounce back and snag a win against North Carolina A&T. The Blue Zone has three keys for the Blue Devils' Friday night matchup.
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Every football game, our beat writers Cam Polo, Jake Piazza, Max Rego, Alex Jackson, Micah Hurewitz and Jonathan Levitan will be here to give you their picks for Duke's upcoming matchup, and we'll keep track of their prediction records every week. This week, Duke hosts North Carolina A&T at 8 p.m. at Wallace Wade Stadium, where it is a 21-point favorite.
After a heartbreaking season opener that saw the Blue Devils fall 31-28 to Charlotte, Duke will face North Carolina A&T for their first home game of the season. The Blue Zone gives you a player to look out for from each team this Friday at Wallace Wade Stadium.
If Duke is to get in the win column Friday, it will need to lean on its run game, tackle better and find ways to keep the offense off the field.
In a disappointing start to the season, the Blue Devils were defeated 31-28 by Charlotte, and the Blue Zone is here to break down their performance with three key takeaways and stats, plus a look ahead.
Duke football lost a heartbreaker Friday night, dropping its season opener 31-28 on the road to the 49ers as not even senior running back Mataeo Durant’s school-record 255 yards rushing could mask the Blue Devils’ shortcomings on the defensive end.
The Blue Devil faithful saw Duke get taken down 31-28 by Charlotte. It was a game in which even historic play by senior running back Mataeo Durant was not enough to make up for a combination of defensive lapses and offensive failures in key moments. The South Carolina native rushed for 255 yards, a Duke program record, and tallied three touchdowns, but it wasn't enough.