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Game Notes: vs Florida State Oct. 14, 12:00 PM ESPN2
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Release: 10/10/2017
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Duke (4-2, 1-2 ACC) vs Florida State (1-3, 1-2 ACC)
When: Oct. 14 | 12:00 PM (EST)
Where: Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium
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Duke (4-2, 1-2 ACC) vs Florida State (1-3, 1-2 ACC)
October 14, 2017 • 12:00 pm • ESPN2
Durham, N.C. • Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium (40,004 • Natural Grass)

• Now in its 105th season of football, Duke hosts Florida State at 12 noon ... The game will be broadcast live by ESPN2 with Jason Benetti (play-by-play), Kelly Stouffer (analyst) & Kris Budden (sideline)
• Duke is 4-2 overall and 1-2 in the ACC following last week’s 28-21 loss at Virginia ... Coming off a 24-20 loss to Miami, Florida State is 1-3 overall and 1-2 in league play
• Duke owns an all-time record of 500-513-31 in 104-plus seasons
• Saturday’s game will mark the 20th on the gridiron between the two schools with Florida State leading the series, 19-0 ... The series began in 1992 with a 48-21 FSU victory ... In Durham, the Seminoles have won all seven affairs
• This week’s game features the top two kickoff return units in the ACC with the Seminoles ranking first (29.4) and Blue Devils second (27.2)
• Duke will celebrate Band Day and Teacher Appreciation Day against the Seminoles while BSBSNC serves as the official game sponsor
• Now in his 10th season as Duke’s head coach, David Cutcliffe is 56-63 with the Blue Devils and 100-92 overall ... Cutcliffe earned ACC Coach of the Year honors in both 2012 & 2013
• Under head coach David Cutcliffe, the Blue Devils are 33-5 (.868) when allowing 20 points or less
• Dating back to the 2013 season, the Blue Devils are 32-18 (.640) in their last 50 regular season games
• Duke continues to lead the ACC in third down defense having allowed just 19 conversions in 80 attempts (.238)
• CB Mark Gilbert and S Jeremy McDuffie lead the ACC in passes defended per game (1.83)
• 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
• Last week at Virginia, LB Joe Giles-Harris turned in a 15-tackle performance that included 3.5 TFL, 1.0 sack, two quarterback pressures, one caused fumble and one PBU ... The double digit tackle outing marked the seventh of his career
• With 63 ground yards against Miami two weeks ago, RB Shaun Wilson became the seventh player in Duke history to reach the 2,000-yard plateau ... In 42 career games, Wilson has 2,085 rushing yards while his career 5.37 yards per attempt average ranks fourth on Duke’s all-time chart
• Led by DT Mike Ramsay (4.5 sacks), Duke ranks second in the ACC in sacks per game (3.17), behind only Clemson (3.50)

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)
50-4 — 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
9.67 — Average tackles per game for LB Joe Giles-Harris this season to rank third in the ACC
3,995 — Career all-purpose yards for RB Shaun Wilson, who sits five yards shy of becoming the eighth player in Duke history to reach the 4,000-yard plateau
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)
13 — Fourth quarter & OT wins for the Blue Devils over the past five seasons (games in which Duke was tied or trailing in the fourth period)
10 — True freshmen to play for the Blue Devils this season, marking the highest total in the David Cutcliffe Era (9 in 2009)
10 — Interceptions for the Duke defense this season to lead the ACC ... CBs Bryon Fields Jr. and Mark Gilbert pace the Blue Devils with three each
18.0 — Tackles for loss over his last 18 games for LB Ben Humphreys
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 18 career games, Jones has 22 passing TDs and 10 rushing TDs
2 — Players in Duke history — Brandon Connette & Daniel Jones — to record 300+ passing yards and 100+ rushing yards in a single game


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