Duke Blue Devils Football

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...


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