2013 Duke Blue Devils football team

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2013 Duke Blue Devils football
Duke text logo.svg
ACC Coastal Division Champions
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Coastal Division
Ranking
Coaches #22
AP #23
2013 record 10–4 (6–2 ACC)
Head coach David Cutcliffe (6th year)
Co-offensive coordinator Kurt Roper (6th year)
Co-offensive coordinator Scottie Montgomery (1st year)
Offensive scheme Multiple
Defensive coordinator Jim Knowles (4th year)
Base defense 4-2-5
Home stadium Wallace Wade Stadium
(Capacity: 33,941)
Seasons
« 2012 2014 »
2013 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Atlantic
#1 Florida State x   8 0         14 0  
#8 Clemson   7 1         11 2  
Syracuse   4 4         7 6  
Boston College   4 4         7 6  
Maryland   3 5         7 6  
Wake Forest   2 6         4 8  
NC State   0 8         3 9  
Coastal
#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
† – BCS representative as champion
‡ – BCS at-large representative
x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

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.

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.

Personnel[edit]

Coaching staff[edit]

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:[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 31 4:00 PM North Carolina Central* Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC ESPN3 W 45–0   22,521
September 7 4:30 PM at Memphis* Liberty Bowl Memorial StadiumMemphis, TN ESPN3 W 28–14   44,237
September 14 3:30 PM Georgia Tech Wallace Wade Stadium • Durham, NC ESPNU L 14–38   21,267
September 21 12:30 PM Pittsburgh Wallace Wade Stadium • Durham, NC ACCN L 55–58   22,714
September 28 3:00 PM Troy*dagger Wallace Wade Stadium • Durham, NC ESPN3 W 38–31   30,126
October 12 12:30 PM Navy* Wallace Wade Stadium • Durham, NC ACCN W 35–7   23,749
October 19 3:30 PM at Virginia Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA ACCRSN W 35–22   39,071
October 26 3:30 PM at #16 Virginia Tech Lane StadiumBlacksburg, VA ESPNU W 13–10   63,326
November 9 4:00 PM NC State Wallace Wade Stadium • Durham, NC ESPNU W 38–20   32,010
November 16 3:30 PM #24 Miami (FL) Wallace Wade Stadium • Durham, NC ESPNU W 48–30   30,044
November 23 12:00 PM at Wake Forest #25 BB&T FieldWinston-Salem, NC ESPN2 W 28–21   28,463
November 30 12:00 PM at North Carolina #24 Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC (Battle for the Victory Bell) ESPN2 W 27–25   62,000
December 7 8:00 PM vs. #1 Florida State #20 Bank of America StadiumCharlotte, NC (ACC Championship Game) ABC L 7–45   67,694
December 31 8:00 PM vs. #20 Texas A&M* #22 Georgia DomeAtlanta, GA (Chick-fil-A Bowl) ESPN L 48–52   67,946
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.
Schedule Source:[3]

Rankings[edit]

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


References[edit]

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