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Game Notes: vs Georgia Tech Nov. 18, 3:30 RSN
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Release: 11/14/2017
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Duke (4-6, 1-5 ACC) vs Georgia Tech (5-4, 4-3 ACC)
When: Nov. 18 | 3:30 PM (EST)
Where: Wallace Wade Stadium
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Duke (4-6, 1-5 ACC) vs Georgia Tech (5-4, 4-3 ACC)
November 18, 2017 • 3:30 pm • RSN
Durham, N.C. • Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium (40,004 • Natural Grass)

• Now in its 105th season of football, Duke hosts Georgia Tech on Saturday, November 18 ... Kickoff is set for 3:30 p.m.
• Coming off a 21-16 loss at Army West Point, Duke is 4-6 overall and 1-5 in the ACC ... Georgia Tech is 5-5 overall and 4-3 in league play after defeating No. 17 Virginia Tech, 28-22, last week in Atlanta
• In addition to the annual Military Appreciation Day, Duke will celebrate Senior Day this week and the following 21 players will be honored on the field prior to kickoff: Tinashe Bere, Parker Boehme, Gabe Brandner, Bronson Bruneau, Zavier Carmichael, Quay Chambers, Austin Davis, Danny Doyle, Colin Duffy, Bryon Fields Jr., William Holmquist, Will Kline, Sterling Korona, Evan Lisle, Franklin McNeill III, Zach Muniz, Mike Ramsay, Alonzo Saxton II, Taariq Shabazz, Collin Wareham and Shaun Wilson.
• Dating back to the 2013 season, the Blue Devils are 32-22 (.593) in their last 54 regular season games
• Georgia Tech leads the all-time series over Duke, 51-32-1 ... The series dates back to 1933 when the Yellow Jackets posted a 6-0 win ... Last year, Georgia Tech earned a 38-35 victory in Atlanta ... The last meeting in Durham came in 2015 with Duke posting a 34-20 victory
• LB Joe Giles-Harris is one of 18 semifinalists for the Chuck Bednarik Award, an honor presented annually to the nation’s top defensive player ... Through 10 games, Giles-Harris has compiled 96 tackles, 14.0 tackles for loss, 3.5 sacks, one INT, one caused fumble, four PBUs and five quarterback pressures
• S Jeremy McDuffie is one of 13 semifinalists for the 2017 Jim Thorpe Award, an honor presented annually to the nation’s top defensive back ... McDuffie has totaled 56 tackles, three INTs and nine PBUs on the season
• The Blue Devils have established a school single-season record with four interception returns for touchdowns in 2017 ... The previous standard of three was set in 1942, 1945 and 1949
• Georgia Tech leads the ACC and ranks fourth nationally in rushing offense by averaging 324.0 ground yards per game ... Duke ranks sixth in the ACC and 48th nationally in rushing defense, allowing an average of 150.5 yards per contest ... Last week, Duke limited Army West Point, which had entered the week with a nation’s best 365.4 rushing yards per game, to 226 net ground yards on 57 attempts
• Duke WR T.J. Rahming is 68 receiving yards shy of becoming the 10th player in school history to reach the 2,000-yard plateau ... In 34 career games, Rahming has 163 catches for 1,932 yards
• CB Mark Gilbert leads the ACC in pass defended per game (1.50) ... Gilbert has 15 total passes defended on the year with four INTs and 11 PBUs ... Duke’s single-season record for passes defended is 19 set by Erwin Sampson with four INTs and 15 PBUs in 1989
• Led by DT Mike Ramsay (4.5 sacks), Duke ranks tied third in the ACC in sacks per game (2.50)
40+ & 500+ — Pass receptions and receiving yards for the third consecutive season for WR T.J. Rahming
133.5 — All-purpose yards per game average for RB Shaun Wilson to rank third in the ACC
3 — Team-leading TD receptions for TE Davis Koppenhaver this season
5 — Total Blue Devils with at least 7.5 stops for lost yardage on the season: Joe Giles-Harris (14.0), Tre Hornbuckle (9.0), Ben Humphreys (8.5), Mike Ramsay (8.5), & Victor Dimukeje (7.5)
6 — Duke record scoring runs of 50+ yards for RB Shaun Wilson ... The previous school standard of four was held by George Clark (1944-47) and Jay Wilkinson (1961-63)
6 — Duke players with one TD reception of 20+ yards: TE Davis Koppenhaver (28 yards vs. North Carolina), WR Johnathan Lloyd (24 yards vs. N.C. Central), WR T.J. Rahming (39 yards vs. Pitt), WR Chris Taylor (52 yards vs. Northwestern), RB Shaun Wilson (58 yards vs. Pitt) and WR Aaron Young (54 yards vs. N.C. Central)
4 — Duke all-time record of career interception returns for TDs for CB Bryon Fields Jr. ... The scores came against Tulane (2014), Pittsburgh (2016), N.C. Central (2017) & North Carolina (2017)
4 — Seasons with 3+ rushing TDs for RB Shaun Wilson, matching the school record previously set by Tom Davis (1941-42-43-44), George Clark (1944-45-46-47) and Jela Duncan (2012-13-15-16)
23.5 — Career TFL in 22 games for LB Joe Giles-Harris
50-6 — Duke’s record under David Cutcliffe when leading or tied after three quarters of action
14.35 — Recorded time for S Jeremy McDuffie in the 110-meter hurdles to earn all-league honors at the 2017 ACC Track & Field Championship meet ... McDuffie also garnered All-ACC accolades in the triple jump
20 & 10 — Daniel Jones is one of three QBs in Duke history to post 20+ passing TDs and 10+ rushing TDs in a career, joining Leo Hart (23 & 13; 1968-70) and Anthony Boone (38 & 16; 2011-14) ... In 22 career games, Jones has 24 passing TDs and 11 rushing TDs

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