DURHAM, N.C. – A young and talented defensive line has infused the 2017 Duke football team. The Blue Devils are tied for fourth nationally and second in the ACC with 15.0 sacks this season.
David Cutcliffe’s Duke Football TV Show caught up with a number of the defensive linemen to discuss their development, the leadership of associate defensive coordinator and defensive line coach Ben Albertand the youth of the group.
So far this year, Duke has 35.0 tackles for loss with 22.5 booked by freshmen or sophomores (64.3 percent). Within the ACC, there are four freshmen ranked among the top 28 in TFL. Three are Blue Devils. Duke kicks off against No. 14 Miami on Friday at 7 p.m. The game will be broadcast live on ESPN. Single game tickets, season tickets and mini plans are available online at www.GoDuke.com/FootballTix or by calling the Duke Athletic Ticket Office at 919-681-2583.