The Duke Blue Devils football program is a college football team that represents Duke University (or "Duke"). The team is currently a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC), which is a Division I Bowl Subdivision (formerly Division I-A) of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The program has 17 conference championships (7 ACC, 9 Southern Conference, and 1 Big Five Conference), 53 All-Americans, 10 ACC Players of the Year (the most in the ACC), and have had three Pro Football Hall of Famers come through the program (second in the ACC to only Miami's four). The team is currently coached by David Cutcliffe and home games are played at the Wallace Wade Stadium in Durham, North Carolina.
The most famous Duke football season came in 1938, when Wallace Wade was head coach and the "Iron Dukes" were born. Wade shocked the college football world by leaving Alabama for Duke in 1930, later rationalizing the move by saying that Duke shared his belief that a school should provide its athletes with a strong academic background. Wade's success at Alabama (three national championships) translated well to Duke's program, most notably in 1938, when his "Iron Dukes" went...
DURHAM -- The parade of awards continued to roll to Duke's football program on Thursday.
With the ACC championship game against No. 1 Florida State set for Saturday (8 p.m., WTVD) at Charlotte's Bank of America Stadium, Duke ...
Friday's first-round matches
North Carolina (27-4) vs. California (17-12), 5 p.m.
Wisconsin (23-9) vs. UW-Milwaukee (18-10), 7:30 p.m.
Saturday's second-round match
Friday's winners, 6 p.m.
Record: 27-4, 16-4 ACC ...
UNLV is attempting to get into a tournament next season that could set up the program's first game against Duke since a two-point Final Four loss in 1991.
Rebels coach Dave Rice said Thursday that UNLV is in negotiations ...
Florida State and Ohio State control their destiny to play in the BCS national championship game next month at the Rose Bowl.
The top-ranked Seminoles (12-0) face Duke (10-2) in the ACC championship on Saturday. Second-ranked Ohio State (12-0) squares ...
Atlantic Coast Championship Game
Florida State Seminoles vs. Duke Blue Devils
Time/TV: 8 p.m./ABC
Records: Duke (10-2, 6-2 ACC), Florida State (12-0, 8-0 ACC)
Series record: Florida State leads the series 18-0.
A HEISMAN AMONG US?
DURHAM -- The best way for Duke guard Alexis Jones to deal with the helter-skelter nature of the Thursday night's game was to keep a blank mind.
"I really wasn't thinking anything," Jones said. "I was going with the ...