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1959 Duke Blue Devils football team

The 1959 Duke Blue Devils football team represented Duke University during the 1959 NCAA University Division football season.[2]

1959 Duke Blue Devils football
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1959 record4–6 (2–3 ACC)
Head coachWilliam D. Murray
Seasons
← 1958
1960 →
1959 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 11 Clemson $   6 1         9 2  
North Carolina   5 2         5 5  
Maryland   4 2         5 5  
South Carolina   4 3         6 4  
Wake Forest   4 3         6 4  
Duke   2 3         4 6  
NC State   0 6         1 9  
Virginia   0 5         0 10  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent Rank Location Result
09/19/1959 at No. 14 South Carolina Columbia, SC L 7-12
09/26/1959 at No. 12 Ohio State Columbus, OH L 13-14
10/03/1959 Rice Durham, NC W 24-7
10/10/1959 at Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA L 0-12
10/17/1959 Army Durham, NC L 6-21
10/24/1959 at NC State Raleigh, NC W 17-15
10/31/1959 at No. 9 Georgia Tech Atlanta, GA W 10-7
11/07/1959 at No. 10 Clemson Clemson, SC L 0-6
11/14/1959 Wake Forest Durham, NC W 27-15
11/26/1959 North Carolina Durham, NC L 0-50

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1959 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 17, 2013.
  2. ^ "1959 Duke Blue Devils". College Football at Sports-Reference.com.