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2013 Duke Blue Devils football team

The 2013 Duke Blue Devils football team represented Duke University in the 2013 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team was led by head coach David Cutcliffe, in his sixth year, and played its home games at Wallace Wade Stadium in Durham, North Carolina. Duke competed as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) in the Coastal Division.

2013 Duke Blue Devils football
Duke Athletics logo.svg
ACC Coastal Division champion
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
DivisionCoastal Division
Ranking
CoachesNo. 22
APNo. 23
2013 record10–4 (6–2 ACC)
Head coachDavid Cutcliffe (6th season)
Co-offensive coordinatorKurt Roper (6th season)
Co-offensive coordinatorScottie Montgomery (1st season)
Offensive schemeMultiple
Defensive coordinatorJim Knowles (4th season)
Base defense4–2–5
Home stadiumWallace Wade Stadium
(Capacity: 33,941)
Seasons
← 2012
2014 →
2013 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Atlantic Division
No. 1 Florida State x$#   8 0         14 0  
No. 8 Clemson %   7 1         11 2  
Boston College   4 4         7 6  
Syracuse   4 4         7 6  
Maryland   3 5         7 6  
Wake Forest   2 6         4 8  
NC State   0 8         3 9  
Coastal Division
No. 23 Duke x   6 2         10 4  
Miami   5 3         9 4  
Virginia Tech   5 3         8 5  
Georgia Tech   5 3         7 6  
North Carolina   4 4         7 6  
Pittsburgh   3 5         7 6  
Virginia   0 8         2 10  
Championship: Florida State 45, Duke 7
    1. – BCS National Champion
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • % – BCS at-large representative
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2013 season was one of the best for Duke in its 125-year history. The Blue Devils finished the regular season with a 10–2 record and the most wins in team history.[1] They also won their first ACC Coastal Division title and a berth in the 2013 ACC Championship Game against Florida State. Duke lost to Florida State 45–7 and would later earn a bid to the 2013 Chick-fil-A Bowl against Texas A&M, where they were defeated 52–48.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
August 314:00 PMNorth Carolina Central*ESPN3W 45–022,521
September 74:30 PMat Memphis*ESPN3W 28–1444,237
September 143:30 PMGeorgia Tech
  • Wallace Wade Stadium
  • Durham, NC
ESPNUL 14–3821,267
September 2112:30 PMPittsburgh
  • Wallace Wade Stadium
  • Durham, NC
ACCNL 55–5822,714
September 283:00 PMTroy* 
  • Wallace Wade Stadium
  • Durham, NC
ESPN3W 38–3130,126
October 1212:30 PMNavy*
  • Wallace Wade Stadium
  • Durham, NC
ACCNW 35–723,749
October 193:30 PMat VirginiaACCRSNW 35–2239,071
October 263:30 PMat No. 16 Virginia TechESPNUW 13–1063,326
November 94:00 PMNC State
  • Wallace Wade Stadium
  • Durham, NC
ESPNUW 38–2032,010
November 163:30 PMNo. 24 Miami (FL)
  • Wallace Wade Stadium
  • Durham, NC
ESPNUW 48–3030,044
November 2312:00 PMat Wake ForestNo. 25ESPN2W 28–2128,463
November 3012:00 PMat North CarolinaNo. 24ESPN2W 27–2562,000
December 78:00 PMvs. No. 1 Florida StateNo. 20ABCL 7–4567,694
December 318:00 PMvs. No. 20 Texas A&M*No. 22ESPNL 48–5267,946
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time
Schedule Source:[2]

PersonnelEdit

Coaching staffEdit

Name Position Seasons at
Duke
Alma Mater
David Cutcliffe Head Coach 5 Alabama (1976)
Scottie Montgomery Co-Offensive Coordinator/Assistant Head Coach/Wide Receivers 0 Duke (1999)
Kurt Roper Co-Offensive coordinator/Associate Head Coach/Quarterbacks 5 Rice (1995)
John Latina Offensive Line/Assistant Head Coach/Running Game Coordinator 0 Virginia Tech (1981)
Re'quan Boyette Running Backs 1 Duke (2009)
Marcus Johnson Offensive Quality Control 2 Ole Miss (2004)
Jim Knowles Defensive Coordinator 3 Cornell (1987)
Jim Collins Assistant Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers 5 Elon (1974)
Rick Petri Defensive Line 2 Missouri–Rolla (1976)
Patrick O'Connor Defensive Quality Control 1 Dickinson College (2010)
Zac Roper Special Teams Coordinator/Tight Ends/Recruiting Coordinator 5 Ole Miss (2001)
Derek Jones Assistant Special Teams Coordinator/Defensive Backs 2 Ole Miss (1996)
Matt Guerrieri Defensive Graduate Assistant/Safeties 1 Davidson College (2011)
Clayton McGrath Defensive Graduate Assistant 0 Brown University (2012)
Jeff Faris Offensive Graduate Assistant 1 Duke University (2012)
Matthew Symmes Offensive Graduate Assistant/Special Teams Quality Control 0 Duke University (2013)
Josh Grizzard Offensive Football Operations Assistant 0 Yale University (2012)
Jackson Korman Safeties Manager 0 Germantown Academy (2013)
Reference:[3]


RosterEdit

Game summariesEdit

North Carolina CentralEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Eagles 0 0 0 0 0
Blue Devils 14 14 14 3 45
Overall record Last meeting Result
2-0 2012 DUKE, 54-17

at MemphisEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Blue Devils 7 0 7 14 28
Tigers 0 7 0 7 14
Overall record Last meeting Result
1-0 2012 DUKE, 38-14

Georgia TechEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Yellow Jackets 10 14 7 7 38
Blue Devils 7 0 0 7 14
Overall record Last meeting Result
30–49–1 2012 GT, 42-24

PittsburghEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Panthers 20 17 14 7 58
Blue Devils 7 21 7 20 55
Overall record Last meeting Result
8–9 1976 PITT 44-31

TroyEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Trojans 7 14 7 3 31
Blue Devils 14 14 7 3 38
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

NavyEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Midshipmen 0 7 0 0 7
Blue Devils 0 14 14 7 35
Overall record Last meeting Result
14-20-5 2010 DUKE, 34-31

at VirginiaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Blue Devils 0 7 10 18 35
Cavaliers 14 8 0 0 22
Overall record Last meeting Result
31–33 2012 DUKE, 42-17

at No. 16 Virginia TechEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Blue Devils 0 6 7 0 13
No. 16 Hokies 0 0 7 3 10
Overall record Last meeting Result
7–13 2012 VT, 41-20

NC StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Wolfpack 0 0 13 7 20
Blue Devils 7 3 7 21 38
Overall record Last meeting Result
40-36-5 2009 DUKE, 49-28

No. 24 Miami (FL)Edit

1 2 3 4 Total
No. 24 Hurricanes 17 3 10 0 30
Blue Devils 7 14 10 17 48
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–9 2012 MIA, 52-45

at Wake ForestEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
No. 25 Blue Devils 0 14 14 0 28
Demon Deacons 7 7 7 0 21
Overall record Last meeting Result
54–37–2 2012 DUKE, 34-27

at North CarolinaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
No. 24 Blue Devils 7 10 7 3 27
Tar Heels 7 8 7 3 25
Overall record Last meeting Result
36–58–5 2012 DUKE, 33-30

vs. No. 1 Florida State (2013 ACC Championship Game)Edit

1 2 3 4 Total
No. 20 Blue Devils 0 0 0 7 7
No. 1 Seminoles 0 17 21 7 45
Overall record Last meeting Result
0-18 2012 FSU, 48-7

vs. No. 20 Texas A&M (Chick-fil-A Bowl)Edit

1 2 3 4 Total
No. 22 Blue Devils 14 24 3 7 48
No. 20 Aggies 3 14 14 21 52
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

RankingsEdit

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Final 
AP NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR RV RV RV 25 24 20 22 23 
Coaches NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR RV RV RV 24 24 20 21 22 
Harris Not released NR NR RV RV RV 24 24 20 24 Not released 
BCS Not released NR NR NR NR NR 24 20 24 Not released

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bowling, Lewis (November 26, 2013). "2013 Duke Good, But Not Close to '41 Devils". The Herald-Sun. Durham. Archived from the original on January 1, 2014. Retrieved December 31, 2013.
  2. ^ "2013 Duke Blue Devils Football Schedule". Duke Athletics. Retrieved July 12, 2013.
  3. ^ "Football – 2013 Coaches". Duke Athletics. Retrieved November 29, 2013.