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WR: Jamison Crowder , Duke . One of the most dynamic receivers in the ACC, Crowder has had consecutive 1,000-yard seasons and gets the nod over Louisville receiver DeVante Parker in a close call.
Duke football coach David Cutcliffe announced Thursday the naming of Anthony Boone, Kelby Brown, Jeremy Cash, Jamison Crowder and Laken Tomlinson as team captains for the 2014 season.
The Duke Blue Devils had one of their best seasons in school history in 2013. The Blue Devils finished 10-4, and made it to the ACC Championship game.
Jamison Crowder is 5-foot-9, and though he has accumulated all types of impressive numbers in his career, it is that stat that seems to define him the most.
Even with second-stringer Sean Maguire at quarterback, Florida State would be an ACC favorite.
For diehard fans of any sport, the time leading up to the start of a season is often filled with optimism.
The shock of losing starting third-team all-ACC tight end Braxton Deaver to a season-ending knee injury earlier this week came down hard on Duke's football team.
The Brooklyn Nets big man filled in for an injured Brook Lopez and picked up some of the slack for a declining Kevin Garnett , eventually starting 22 games and averaging 7.4 points and 4.4 rebounds in just 18.2 minutes per contest.
The Nets' backup center may only be going into his second NBA season, but if he can muster another solid performance for the U.S. Men's National Team on Wednesday versus the Dominican Republic at Madison Square Garden, all indications point to Plumlee garnering a coveted slot on the U.S.' 12-man roster for the FIBA World Cup next month.
ESPN reports that Thursday could be the day that they make the final cuts to get the roster down to 12. More interesting than that, however, are two names who ESPN reports are considered "core players" and who could wind up on the chopping block.
The Fearsome Foursome. The Iron Curtain. The Purple People Eaters. The Legion of Boom.
Duke managed to win the ACC Coastal a season ago. Will they be able to do it again? - Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports Over the next few days, I will be breaking down each division, and then the conference in one of our final series in the 100 Days to Kickoff.
Addressing the crowd in Christl Arena just before Monday's USA Basketball open practice began, U.S. coach Mike Krzyzewski said, "I take West Point everywhere I go."
Just when you thought it was safe to believe Duke could win the Coastal Division again, the football gods have conspired against the Blue Devils.
Duke tight end Braxton Deaver is taken down by Texas A&M defensive back Toney Hurd Jr. in the fourth quarter.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 04:43 am
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