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Notes: Georgia Tech 38, Duke 14
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 09/14/2013
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Georgia Tech 38, Duke 14
September 14, 2013
Durham, N.C. (Wallace Wade Stadium)

CAPTAINS & COIN TOSS: Duke’s captains for the game were QB Anthony Boone, CB Ross Cockrell, DE Justin Foxx and OG Dave Harding … Georgia Tech won the opening kickoff and elected to defer … Duke defended the south goal  

101ST SEASON: Duke is in its 101st season of football and played its 989th game … Duke now holds an all-time record of 467-491-31.

QB BRANDON CONNETTE: Made his second career start at quarterback … first career start came during his freshman season in 2010 against Miami … completed 15-of-28 passes for 122 yards … rushed 10 times for 15 yards … had a seven-yard rushing touchdown to open the fourth quarter … has accounted for a touchdown in five straight games … now has 19 career rushing touchdowns

RB JELA DUNCAN: Gained a career-high 89 yards on 16 carries and scored one touchdown … on Duke’s first scoring drive, which put the Blue Devils ahead 7-3, carried the ball six times for 35 yards … finished the drive with a one-yard touchdown run … now has six career rushing touchdowns and two on the season

RB JUWAN THOMPSON: Became the 40th Blue Devil to eclipse the 1,000-yard rushing mark … currently ranks 39th on the all-time Duke rushing list with 1,015 yards … rushed six times for 19 yards on the afternoon  

CB ROSS COCKRELL: Made a diving interception at the Duke five-yard line, stopping a Georgia Tech drive … the pick was the 10th interception of his career and the first of the season … now tied for sixth on Duke’s all-time interceptions list, sitting alongside Robert Brodhead (1956-58) and Leon Wright (2006-09) … became the eighth Blue Devil to record at least 10 career interceptions … moved into a tie for second place on Duke’s all-time PBU list with 32, sitting alongside Erwin Sampson (1988-91) and Wyatt Smith (1988-91) … with two passes defended, moved into a tie for third place on Duke’s career list alongside Sampson

S JEREMY CASH: Caused a Georgia Tech fumble late in the second quarter on a 3rd-and-3 from the Duke 15 … Georgia Tech recovered the fumble for a loss of seven yards and subsequently missed a 39-yard field goal attempt … first forced fumble of his career … finished the game with a career-high 14 tackles, including 1.5 tackles for loss and five solo stops

LB KELBY BROWN: Had a career-high 17 tackles … now has six career double-digit tackle performances … first double-digit tackle performance since making 13 stops against Virginia Tech in 2011 … had 14 tackles on the season entering today’s game … had 1.5 tackles for loss and seven solo stops

S DWAYNE NORMAN: Had a season-high 12 tackles, including one tackle for a loss … had 10 tackles on the season entering today’s game … had nine solo stops on the day … also forced a fumble, the second of his career

DE KENNY ANUNIKE: Blocked a Georgia Tech field goal attempt in the fourth quarter … finished with seven tackles on the day, including 0.5 tackles for loss

WR JAMISON CROWDER: Caught six passes for 38 yards … had a 20-yard punt return late in the third quarter that set up Duke’s second scoring drive … has caught at least six passes in all three games this season

KR JOHNELL BARNES: Returned five kickoffs for 99 yards

WR ISSAC BLAKENEY: Matched his career high with four receptions for a season-high 49 yards

P WILL MONDAY: Booted a season-long 72-yarder in the second quarter to move the ball from Duke’s 24-yard line to the Georgia Tech 4 … the 72-yard punt is tied for the 10th-longest punt in school history … the 72-yarder was Monday’s second punt of 70 or more yards in his career … averaged 45.6 yards on nine punts … had two punts downed inside the Georgia Tech 5 and three punts downed inside the Yellow Jacket 20