• Store
  • Promotions - Carousel Above Header
  • Tickets
  • Auctions - Carousel Above Header
  • Duke Photo Store
  • Donate - Carousel Above Header
  • Uploaded Ad
Uploaded Ad
Uploaded Ad
Football mm
 
Courtesy: Duke Photography
Byas Earns ACC Player of the Week Honors
Saturday 10/01/2012  -  Duke Sports Information
Print Print    Send this article to a friend Email    Subscribe to our Rss feed   RSS   
Related Links
DURHAM, N.C. - Duke safety Jordon Byas was named ACC Defensive Back of the Week, as announced on Monday by the Atlantic Coast Conference.

A 6-1, 220-pound redshirt senior, Byas amassed a career-high 11 tackles and his first career interception in Duke's 34-27 win at Wake Forest that improved the Blue Devils' record to 4-1 overall and 1-0 in the ACC. He came up huge in the fourth quarter when, with the score tied at 20-20, he recorded five of his tackles, including a half sack and a half tackle for loss, as Duke finished off its third straight win.

Byas' career-best performance came just two games after he returned from a three-week injury hiatus. After missing Duke's first three games recovering from knee surgery, Byas started Duke's last two games and totaled 17 tackles. 

Byas is the third Duke player to earn ACC Player of the Week honors this season and the second to receive ACC Defensive Back of the week recognition, joining cornerback Ross Cockrell and wide receiver Conner Vernon

Byas and the Blue Devils will look to improve on their 4-1 start this Saturday, Oct. 6, in a 3 p.m. tilt with ACC for Virginia. For tickets, visit GoDuke.com/Tickets.

-d-u-k-e-

DVDsSocial MediaIronDukesStoresMobileAuction
Back to Football


Proud Sponsor
click to read more
Duke 2014 NCAA Lacrosse Champs Banner by WinCraft - $22
Weekly Web Special
click to read more
Buy Exclusive Sports & Campus Pics
Official Duke Photo Store
click to read more
Buy Official DVD 5-Pack for $118.95
Duke Championship DVD 5-Pack
click to read more
Bid on Signed Photos & More
Duke Online Auctions
click to read more
Get Your Official Gear Here!
Duke University Stores
click to read more
Where Real Duke Fans Shop!
Duke University Stores
 
 
Replay Images Soon