After Duke lost its second game of the season to Florida State, the Blue Devils fell four spots in the AP top 25. The Blue Zone breaks down some key parts of the new poll.
No. 20 Duke football took its first ACC loss of the season Saturday, falling to No. 4 Florida State by a score of 38-20. With three key takeaways, stats and a look ahead, the Blue Zone breaks down the game.
In its newfound success as a top-25 team, Duke has shown the talent and ability to play at an elite level. However, the margin of error against other elite teams is miniscule, and Florida State exposed how quickly a game can change.
Under the floodlights at Doak Campbell Stadium, No. 16 Duke surrendered the early lead it built in the fourth quarter to fall 38-20 to No. 4 Florida State, handing the Blue Devils their first ACC loss of the year and 22nd in a row to the Seminoles.
Sparks flew in the first half of No. 16 Duke’s matchup with No. 4 Florida State. In a back-and-forth affair at Doak Campbell Stadium that saw the Blue Devils give up a season-high 17 points in a half, they head into the locker room ahead 20-17.
On Saturday evening, junior quarterback Riley Leonard was confirmed as Duke's starting signal caller against No. 4 Florida State, putting to bed a week of rumors about whether he would make his return from a high-ankle sprain suffered in the final play against Notre Dame in September.
No. 16 Duke suits up in Tallahassee, Fla., Saturday evening to take on No. 4 Florida State in its biggest ACC clash of the season, with both teams looking to stay undefeated in the conference. The Chronicle's beat writers are here to offer their predictions before the 7:30 p.m. kickoff.
The 16th-ranked Blue Devils will hit the road to Tallahassee, Fla., to take on the fourth-ranked Seminoles in a marquee matchup. The Blue Zone brings you three keys to a Duke victory.
Next up, the Blue Devils face perhaps their toughest opponent of the season, as they travel to Tallahassee, Fla., to take on No. 4 Florida State. Here are five things to keep in mind ahead of Saturday night’s much-anticipated matchup.
As No. 16 Duke heads on the road to take on unbeaten No. 4 Florida State, the Blue Zone has a key player from each side to keep an eye on.
On Saturday, head coach Mike Elko’s squad will face likely its best opponent of the season, as Duke will travel to Tallahassee, Fla., to take on presumed ACC favorite No. 4 Florida State. Let’s take a look at what makes the Seminoles so dangerous.
The reality is simple: Belin is fine. He played a solid game against N.C. State, working within a scheme that did not hinge on the sort of heroics that only someone as talented as Leonard can execute. But Duke is going to need every weapon it has against the Seminoles.
No. 16 Duke is on the road again for a Saturday primetime clash against Florida State. The Blue Zone is here to give you a preview of the Seminoles as game day looms.
It was an injury-filled Week 6 across the NFL, and this affected some former Blue Devils in the league. The Blue Zone breaks down the performances of these Duke football alumni.
Duke grabbed the No. 16 spot in the AP poll after a runaway victory against N.C. State. The Blue Zone breaks down the movement in the poll after a weekend of dynamic games.
No. 16 Duke football improved to 5-1 with a resounding 24-3 victory against N.C. State. With three key takeaways, stats and a look ahead, the Blue Zone breaks down all of the action.
When it could have chalked up struggles to untimely injuries and laid down during ACC play, the Blue Devils instead responded with an astounding rejection of this narrative, embracing a next-man-up mentality.