Kenneth Walker III might have wrapped an old-school Heisman by now

PHOTO: Kenneth Walker posted his Heisman moment against Michigan with 197 yards and five touchdowns in a 37-33 upset victory over the Wolverines. Visit my website homepage, TomShanahan.Report By TOM SHANAHAN The Heisman Trophy used to be about the best player in college football. Now, it’s about the best player drawing the most exposure playing for the two or three teams contending for the national championship. Those select players, backed up by talent of top recruiting classes supporting…

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Duke and Cutcliffe announce mutual separation

PHOTO: David Cutcliffe Visit my website homepage, TomShanahan.Report By TOM SHANAHAN One day after Duke finished a winless season in the ACC Coastal Division with another one-sided defeat, Blue Devils coach David Cutcliffe and and Duke athletic director announced a mutual separation.  "After some detailed and amiable discussions with Nina King, we've mutually decided that it is the right time for change in the leadership of Duke Football," Cutcliffe said. "Karen (his wife) and I have loved our…

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Duke’s players and coach don’t sound like a beaten team despite disappointing season

PHOTO (Duke Athletics): Mataeo Durant ran for 102 yards and a touchdown in the win over Northwestern. He needs 64 yards to set a school single-season rushing record. Visit my website homepage, TomShanahan.Report By TOM SHANAHAN DURHAM – On the final week of practice of a lost season, Duke sophomore defensive tackle DeWayne Carter spoke about the Blue Devils wanting senior running back Mataeo Durant to get the school single-season rushing record. “Taeo is not very vocal, but…

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