A brutal stretch against Florida State, Pitt and Virginia Tech will test Duke, but expect David Cutcliffe to orchestrate an upset sometime next season.
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After failing to meet program standards, Duke starting defensive end Marquies Price and reserve lineman Brandon Boyce were dismissed from the team, coach David Cutcliffe said Tuesday.
The Coastal champion may not win the ACC title, but it could still make a New Year's Six game. Plus, who follows DeShaun Watson and who might surprise.
The ACC's top prospects have their eye on the NFL draft, and the next step is selling themselves during the upcoming NFL scouting combine.
Clemson could have the nation's best defensive line, and despite losing DeMarcus Walker the line at Florida State isn't too far behind.
Duke has come a long way in a decade under David Cutcliffe, and he took a step back to see why his team regressed. And it gave him a jump-start.
With an emphasis on getting more physical across the board, the addition of Drew Jordan could pay immediate dividends for Duke.
Did any team's recruiting class last week shake up how we think the conference will shake out come the fall?
The top lawyer at the National Labor Relations Board issued an official opinion this week that players at all 17 private colleges in the FBS are employees of their schools.
QB Daniel jones enters his second season as Duke's starter hoping to increase his explosive plays and get the Blue Devils back on a winning track.
Duke says three returning players recovering from surgeries will not take part in contact drills when spring practice begins Friday.
Florida State, Clemson, Miami and Virginia Tech hauled in top-25 recruiting classes. North Carolina and Louisville weren't too far behind.
Florida State and Clemson, as expected, dominated on the national signing day, but Mark Richt has Miami right on their heels.
Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer
Want more proof the arrow is pointed up for the ACC? The conference has nine teams ranked among the latest top 40 recruiting classes, second behind the SEC (12). That would be the most Top 40 classes for the league since it expanded to 14 teams in 2013: No. 6 Florida State No. 9 Clemson No. 13 Miami No. 23 Virginia Tech No. 26 North Carolina No. 28 Louisville No. 33 Pitt No. 34 Duke No. 39 Georgia Tech We'll see how they finish up later today.
A stellar 2016 signing class didn't always have the expected impact, but the ACC's second-year players are ready for the spotlight now.
Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer
Two of the biggest rivalries in the ACC have moved to September, at least for 2017. Miami travels to Florida State on Sept. 16, the first time the teams will play in the opening month since 2009. Duke plays at North Carolina on Sept. 23, the earliest meeting between the schools in their 103-year series history.
After reinjuring his Achilles tendon and watching redshirt freshman Daniel Jones light it up, Duke QB Thomas Sirk will have to win his job back.
With at least five Coastal Division teams needing a new starting quarterback, picking a favorite this offseason would just be taking a wild guess.
The ACC might be losing Deshaun Watson, Mitch Trubisky and more, but it returns Lamar Jackson and Deondre Francois to lead the way at quarterback.
Austin Ward ESPN Staff Writer
Ohio State reserve offensive lineman Evan Lisle has used a graduate transfer and enrolled at Duke for the start of the spring semester. The 6-foot-7, 310-pound blocker graduated last month with a degree in family resource management after appearing in 26 games in a limited role over the last two seasons.
Paul Kuharsky ESPN Staff Writer
Does Duke football coach and Peyton Manning confidante David Cutcliffe think Manning will coach? "No, I don't. I just don't think that's his passion. Do I think his involvement with football is over? Maybe not." Cutcliffe said they had a conversation when he suggested Manning figure out how not to be an NFL quarterback for a couple years, then figure it out. (On The Midday 180 in Nashville.)
Florida State should be among the nation's elite next season, returning numerous impact players, including quarterback Deondre Francois.
Steve Spurrier is only the fourth person to be inducted in the College Hall of Fame as both a player and coach. He is joined in the 2017 class by Peyton Manning, Danny Ford and Marshall Faulk.