2014 Duke Blue Devils football team

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2014 Duke Blue Devils football
Duke text logo.svg
Sun Bowl vs. #15 Arizona State, L 31–36
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Coastal Division
2014 record 9–4 (5–3 ACC)
Head coach David Cutcliffe (7th year)
Offensive coordinator Scottie Montgomery (2nd year)
Offensive scheme Multiple
Defensive coordinator Jim Knowles (5th year)
Base defense 4-2-5
Home stadium Wallace Wade Stadium
(Capacity: 33,941)
Seasons
« 2013 2015 »
2014 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Atlantic Division
#5 Florida State x^   8 0         13 1  
#15 Clemson   6 2         10 3  
#24 Louisville   5 3         9 4  
Boston College   4 4         7 6  
NC State   3 5         8 5  
Syracuse   1 7         3 9  
Wake Forest   1 7         3 9  
Coastal Division
#8 Georgia Tech x   6 2         11 3  
Duke   5 3         9 4  
North Carolina   4 4         6 7  
Pittsburgh   4 4         6 7  
Miami   3 5         6 7  
Virginia Tech   3 5         7 6  
Virginia   3 5         5 7  
Championship: Florida State 37, Georgia Tech 35
^ – College Football Playoff participant
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
As of January 1, 2015; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2014 Duke Blue Devils football team represented the Duke University in the 2014 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team was led by head coach David Cutcliffe, in his seventh 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.

Personnel[edit]

Coaching staff[edit]

Name Position Seasons at
Duke
Alma Mater
David Cutcliffe Head Coach 7th Alabama (1976)
Scottie Montgomery Offensive Coordinator/The Baxter Family Associate Head Coach/Quarterbacks 2nd Duke (1999)
John Latina Offensive Line/Assistant Head Coach/Running Game Coordinator 3rd Virginia Tech (1981)
Jim Knowles Defensive Coordinator 4th Cornell (1987)
Jim Collins Assistant Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers 7th Elon (1974)
Zac Roper Special Teams Coordinator/Tight Ends/Recruiting Coordinator 7th Ole Miss (2001)
Derek Jones Assistant Special Teams Coordinator/Defensive Backs 7th Ole Miss (1996)
Re'quan Boyette Running Backs 3rd Duke (2009)
Rick Petri Defensive Line 4th Missouri–Rolla (1976)
Marcus Johnson Offensive Quality Control 4th Ole Miss (2004)
Patrick O'Connor Defensive Quality Control 3rd Dickinson College (2010)
Jackson Korman Safeties Manager 2nd Germantown Academy (2013)
Reference:[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 6:00 PM Elon* Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC ESPN3 W 52–13   31,213
September 6 7:00 PM at Troy* Veterans Memorial StadiumTroy, AL ESPN3 W 34–17   21,331
September 13 3:30 PM Kansas* Wallace Wade Stadium • Durham, NC ACCRSN W 41–3   25,203
September 20 12:30 PM Tulane* Wallace Wade Stadium • Durham, NC ACCN W 47–13   20,197
September 27 7:30 PM at Miami (FL) Sun Life StadiumMiami Gardens, FL ESPN2 L 10–22   44,559
October 11 12:30 PM at #22 Georgia Tech Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta, GA ACCN W 31–25   44,281
October 18 12:30 PM Virginiadagger Wallace Wade Stadium • Durham, NC ACCN W 20–13   28,131
November 1 12:00 PM at Pittsburgh #24 Heinz FieldPittsburgh, PA ESPNU W 51–48 2OT  39,293
November 8 12:30 PM at Syracuse #22 Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY ACCN W 27–10   39,331
November 15 12:00 PM Virginia Tech #19 Wallace Wade Stadium • Durham, NC ESPNU L 16–17   30,107
November 20 7:30 PM North Carolina #25 Wallace Wade Stadium • Durham, NC (Battle for the Victory Bell) ESPN L 20–45   33,941
November 29 7:00 PM Wake Forest Wallace Wade Stadium • Durham, NC ESPNU W 41–21   22,247
December 27 2:00 PM vs. #15 Arizona State* Sun Bowl StadiumEl Paso, TX (Sun Bowl) CBS L 31–36   47,809
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.
Schedule Source:[2]

Game summaries[edit]

Elon[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Phoenix 3 3 0 7 13
Blue Devils 7 21 10 14 52
Overall record Last meeting Result
6–0–1 2010 DUKE 41–27

Troy[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Blue Devils 3 21 7 3 34
Trojans 7 7 3 0 17
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 2013 DUKE 38–31

Kansas[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Jayhawks 3 0 0 0 3
Blue Devils 17 3 14 7 41
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 2009 KU 44–16

Tulane[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Green Wave 7 0 6 0 13
Blue Devils 16 3 14 14 47
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–2 2011 DUKE 48–27

Miami (FL)[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Blue Devils 0 7 3 0 10
Hurricanes 9 0 7 6 22
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–9 2013 DUKE 48–30

Georgia Tech[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Blue Devils 7 7 10 7 31
Yellow Jackets 3 9 0 13 25
Overall record Last meeting Result
30–50–1 2013 GT 38–14

Virginia[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Cavaliers 0 10 3 0 13
Blue Devils 7 3 3 7 20
Overall record Last meeting Result
32–33 2013 DUKE 35–22

Pittsburgh[edit]

1 2 3 4 OT 2OT Total
Blue Devils 14 14 3 7 7 6 51
Panthers 7 21 0 10 7 3 48
Overall record Last meeting Result
8–10 2013 PITT 58–55

Syracuse[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Blue Devils 3 7 0 17 27
Orange 3 0 7 0 10
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–0 1939 DUKE 33–6

Virginia Tech[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Hokies 0 7 3 7 17
Blue Devils 10 0 6 0 16
Overall record Last meeting Result
8–13 2013 DUKE 13–10

North Carolina[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Tar Heels 21 7 10 7 45
Blue Devils 7 0 7 6 20
Overall record Last meeting Result
37–58–5 2013 DUKE 27–25

Wake Forest[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Demon Deacons 7 7 7 0 21
Blue Devils 21 6 7 7 41
Overall record Last meeting Result
55–37–2 2013 DUKE 28–21

Arizona State (Sun Bowl)[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Blue Devils 3 14 0 14 31
#15 Sun Devils 10 10 10 6 36

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 RV RV RV RV RV NR NR RV RV 24 22 19 25 RV RV RV RV 
Coaches' RV RV RV RV 23 RV RV RV RV 24 20 19 25 RV RV RV RV 
CFP Not released 24 22 21 NR NR NR NR Not released


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Football – 2014 Coaches". Duke Athletics. Retrieved February 13, 2014. 
  2. ^ "2014 Duke Blue Devils Football Schedule". Duke Athletics. Retrieved February 13, 2014.