DURHAM, N.C. – Rising redshirt senior quarterback Quentin Harris rushed for two touchdowns and threw for a third score to highlight Duke’s 65-snap scrimmage in the program’s annual Spring Showcase on a rain-soaked Friday night inside Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium.
Harris, who completed seven-of-11 throws for 69 yards while rushing for 31 yards on six attempts, logged ground touchdowns covering six and seven yards in addition to throwing an eight-yard scoring strike to rising sophomore wide receiver Jake Bobo. Duke’s passing game featured two completions of 35-plus yards with Harris connecting with rising redshirt senior receiver Aaron Young for a 38-yard gain and rising redshirt sophomore quarterback Chris Katrenick finding freshman wideout Darrell Harding Jr. for a 37-yard completion.
Rising redshirt junior running back Brittain Brown led the Blue Devil ground attack with 51 yards and one touchdown on eight carries. Bobo led all receivers with five catches for 31 yards.
Defensively, rising junior defensive end Victor Dimukeje posted two tackles for loss and one pass breakup while rising redshirt freshman Jeremiah Lewis secured the night’s only turnover with an interception.
Rising redshirt junior placekicker AJ Reed successfully booted four point after touchdown attempts and made field goals covering 28 and 30 yards.
During the event, Duke recognized its spring award winners with rising senior offensive guard Julian Santos and true freshman wide receiver Harding Jr. sharing most improved offensive player accolades, rising redshirt sophomore safety Damani Neal and rising redshirt freshman linebacker Shaka Heyward sharing most improved defensive player accolades and rising junior punter Jackson Hubbard receiving the Blue Devil Heart Award.
Duke, which returns 50 lettermen and 15 starters from last year’s squad, began spring drills on March 1 and will conclude its stretch of 15 practice dates on Wednesday, April 10.
The Blue Devils open the 2019 season versus Alabama inside Mercedes-Benz Stadium for the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game on August 31. Tickets for the contest, as well as season tickets, may be purchased by calling the Duke Athletic Ticket Office at 919-681-BLUE or online at GoDuke.com/FootballTix.