Jump pass lifts Duke past reeling Miami, 20-12
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — This time, Duke didn't lose on a Miami miracle.
Quentin Harris' jump pass to Daniel Helm late in the third quarter put Duke ahead for good, and the Blue Devils got a stop on the final play to beat reeling Miami 20-12 on a rain-soaked Saturday night and hand the Hurricanes their third straight loss.
Duke outscored the Hurricanes 13-0 after halftime, and won at Miami for the first time since 1976.
QB Jones back for No. 22 Duke after breaking collar bone
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Quarterback Daniel Jones will start for No. 22 Duke against Virginia Tech, three weeks after breaking his collar bone.
Team officials on Saturday announced that Jones will start later that night for the Blue Devils (4-0) in their Atlantic Coast Conference opener against the Hokies (2-1, 1-0).
Backup QBs take center stage when No. 22 Duke faces Hokies
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — This will be a battle of the backups.
When No. 22 Duke plays host to Virginia Tech on Saturday night, neither team will have its regular starting quarterback. That means the game might come down to which backup — Quentin Harris of Duke or Ryan Willis of the Hokies — has a better night.
Harris throws 3 TD passes to lead Duke
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke is getting a rare second chance at being 4-0, and the Blue Devils plan to take advantage of it.
Quentin Harris passed for 202 yards and three touchdowns before leaving with an injury as Duke beat North Carolina Central 55-13 on Saturday.
Brittain Brown rushed for 118 yards and a score and added a 44-yard touchdown catch to help the Blue Devils start 4-0 in back-to-back seasons for the first time since 1952-53.
Harris 3 TDs in first start as Duke beats Baylor 40-27
WACO, Texas (AP) — Duke overcame all the distractions and an extended trip to Texas because of a massive storm and is off to a 3-0 start for the second year in a row.
Quentin Harris threw for 174 yards and three touchdowns in his first career start, filling in for injured Daniels Jones, and the Blue Devils jumped out to a 23-0 halftime lead on way to a 40-27 win at Baylor on Saturday while their home state of North Carolina was being inundated with rain from Tropical Storm Florence.
Duke leaves ahead of Florence, makes adjustments for Baylor
WACO, Texas (AP) — Duke has had to make a lot of adjustments while getting ready to play Baylor.
Duke’s trip to Baylor highlights tweaked Week 3 in ACC
Things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 3:
With Jones out, Duke turns to Harris at QB
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke has to replace perhaps its most irreplaceable player.
Quarterback Daniel Jones, who took virtually every meaningful snap for the Blue Devils (2-0) over the past two-plus seasons, is out indefinitely with a broken collar bone.
So now, starting with Saturday's visit to Baylor (2-0), they must figure out a way to win with backup Quentin Harris.
"We just have to plug him in," receiver Johnathan Lloyd said Tuesday, "and we're going to play."
Duke QB Jones out indefinitely, CB Gilbert out for season
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke quarterback Daniel Jones is out indefinitely with a broken collarbone and all-Atlantic Coast Conference cornerback Mark Gilbert is done for the season with a hip injury.
Team spokesman Art Chase said both players had surgeries Sunday.