2014 Duke Blue Devils Football Schedule
We know that Duke can light it up on the basketball court with one of the
very best programs in the country, but they also know their way around the gridiron as well. Come out to a big game and you'll
see plenty of bone-jarring hits, spectacular catches and nail-biting moments that will have you jumping out of your seat on
a regular basis as the Blue Devils look to make it happen once again this season. The roster is filled with star-level players
and the schedule is packed with matchups against top-tier teams, giving you plenty of reasons to head out and see it all first-hand
in another season loaded with memorable bone-jarring action that will have you out of your seat in no time.
at the schedule will also give you plenty of idea of what to do this season to show your team support, as the Duke schedule
is loaded with possibilities as the Blue Devils go up against some of the very best teams in the country. Home games like
Duke-Kansas on Sept. 13, Duke against Virginia on Oct. 18 and Duke-Virginia Tech on Nov. 15 will all be great games to head
out to, as will when the Blue Devils host the Tar Heels on Nov. 20 and Wake Forest on Nov. 20.
But that's also just
the home highlights, as the road schedule is also filled with great opportunities for fans to head out and see the Blue Devils
do their thing away from home. Duke playing in Miami against the Hurricanes on Sept. 27 will certainly have lots of fanfare
and fans will also be heading out to games like Duke-Pittsburgh (Nov. 1) and Duke-Syracuse (Nov. 8). With another talented
team that has no intention of going quietly in the ACC, there has never been a better time to join in the bone-jarring excitement.
Duke Blue Devils Football Team Info
Some former Blue Devils to make it into the Pro Football Hall of Fame include
Sonny Jurgensen, George McAfee and Ace Parker, and you never know when the next all-time great is going to burst onto the
scene with a banner day that will have the campus abuzz. The ACC is known for being one of the elite athletic conferences
in the country, providing plenty of amazing matchups every season as the Duke Blue Devils look to pile up the wins and make
a run at the top of the standings. If you've never seen the Duke Blue Devils first-hand, there has never been a better time
to change that than this year in another intense season in one of the toughest conferences in all of college football.
course, the Blue Devils have plenty of optimism because of an exciting spring, as Duke showed that they have another talented
team that can do a little bit of everything on the football field. QB Brandon Connette definitely stood out during the spring
game, but the Blue Devils also showed their tendency to make some big plays in the running game and on the defensive end,
pointing to another very balanced team that will help them compete in one of the toughest conferences in all of college football.
Duke Blue Devils Football Experience
College football has plenty of great games on the schedule each and every
season, from plenty of top-tier regular season matchups and bowl games to historic rivalries that you'll have to see first-hand
to believe. These are some of the best athletes in the entire world, though that's something that you need to see for yourself
to truly appreciate. Will you be there when your favorite player hauls in the clutch, game-winning catch that is headed straight
for the highlight reels? Even though baseball is known as the national past time, college football has quickly become one
of the most popular sports in the nation for a reason, and that it will be abundantly clear why that is if you come out to
join in the fun this Duke Blue Devils season.
Duke Blue Devils Football History
The Duke Blue Devils have
long been a staple of the local sports scene around Durham, North Carolina, and that's not likely to change any time in the
near future as the Blue Devils continue to bring world-class college athletes to campus. On the football field, the Devils
have had plenty of winning seasons, including top 25 finishes starting all the way back in the 1930s. Over the years, the
Blue Devils have been ranked plenty of times, even finishing the 2013 season as the 23rd best team in the nation in the Associated
Press poll. Over the years, the Devils have also had plenty of superstars, including greats like Fred Crawford, Ace Parker,
Ernie Jackson and Clarkston Hines if you just want to name a few, and you never know when and where the next legend is going
to spring up.
Duke Blue Devils Football Trivia
Did you know that Bill Murray won the ACC Coach of the
Year three different times?
OK, this isn't the Bill Murray of Caddyshack and Ghostbusters, but Bill Murray of Duke knew
how to put together football teams like no one else in the ACC during the 1950s and 60s. Murray would end up winning the award
in 1954, 1960 and 1962, helping to deliver some of the most memorable moments in the program's entire history.
Blue Devils Football Fans
Wallace Wade Stadium is one of the most historic venues in the conference, debuting as the
home of the Blue Devils in 1929 and providing the perfect backdrop for big games from one generation of fans to the next.
With some major renovations over the years, Wallace Wade Stadium is the perfect combination of the new and the old, making
for a great venue that you'll want to come back to again and again. When the buzz of the crowd is getting taken to the next
level late in the game, with the crowd expecting an epic finale, you'll understand why Duke games are such a major part of
the sports scene around Durham.