Saturday, April 19, 2008

Photo Journal of Duke Spring Game

"As we walked from the chapel, you felt and knew everything was right with Duke Football." - Coach Cutcliffe, during halftime

Coach Cut addressed the crowd at halftime. In addition to the goosebump quote above, he promised that it won't be long before we start having some real fun here in the fall. At one point, the crowd began a soon-to-be-familiar "Dav-id Cut-cliffe, clap-clap-clap-clap-clap" chant.



The crowd in Wally Wade set a Duke Spring Game record!



Zack Asack looked good, and his Blue team moved the ball better than Thad's White team. Asack went 14-of-17 for 107 yards, though his tendency to scramble can best be described as "uncomfortable" in a game where he's not allowed to get hit. It must be noted that one of his incompletions was a wounded duck well short of a streaking Eron Riley that instantly recalled memories of one Bobby Campbell.




Nick Maggio booted a 24-yard field goal for the game's first points. It was just nice to see us have the confidence to try a FG longer than 20, and even nicer to see it split the uprights. Meanwhile, much maligned Joe Surgan was 2-for-2 in extra points. Maggio's kick gave Blue a 3-0 lead, but on the very next play, Tony Jackson sprinted around the left side of the line for a 75-yard TD. It was the type of big play Duke's offense so desperately needs this season, and the type of big play Duke's defense so frequently gives up in past seasons.



Eron Riley can't quite rein in this pass over the middle, but DudeSpin's favorite wideout led all receivers with six catches for 49 yards.



Meanwhile, with his favorite target playing for the other side, Thad Lewis struggled a bit, completing just 8-of-13 for 53 yards. He also had a fumbled snap which he recovered. Still, you can't argue with 1-0.



Vince Oghobaase had one tackle for a loss.








The Spring Game marks the end of a back-breaking spring practice session. By all accounts Cutcliffe has instilled a new work ethic which has seen the Devils shed a combined 400 pounds so far!




The White team celebrates their 14-3 victory. Their second touchdown came on a fumble recovery by Wes Oglesby. Cut has been emphasizing strips with the defense, and it paid off here. Team Blue's dream officially died in the fourth, when Mike Cappetto threw an interception, and Thad and Jackson were able to execute an effective time-killing final drive (though at this point, the game had moved to a continuous clock).



Durham's best journalist adjusts his pants as he waits for an interview... SEXY!

14 comments:

The Dude said...

hoooray!!excellence in photojournalism!

Big Daddy said...

Marvelous!!!

Head Dude said...

Well done! Coach C and Undude both set the right tone for next season. And with an easy early schedule, perhaps a 3-0 start will be just what the doctor ordered.

The Franchise said...

Kudos from me too on one of the finest posts ever to grace this blog!

SportsGal said...

Bravo!

Anonymous said...

A little off topic, Guys... I have a question. A week ago I looked at this site:
[url=http://www.rivalspot.com]Rivalspot.com - Xbox tournaments for money[/url]
They say you can play online EA sports game tournaments on any console for cash... had anyone tried that before? Looks like a cool idea...
Are there any other sites where you can play sports games for real moneys? I Googled and found only Bringit.com and Worldgaming.com but it looks these guys don't specialize in sport gamez. Any suggestions?

Anonymous said...

Your blog keeps getting better and better! Your older articles are not as good as newer ones you have a lot more creativity and originality now keep it up!

Anonymous said...

[url=http://welcome-casino.aoaoaxxx.ru][img]http://s49.radikal.ru/i125/0912/82/a90aea46452a.jpg[/img][/url]

[IMG]http://s44.radikal.ru/i105/0912/3d/c3f5c104cbf9.jpg[/IMG]


[url=http://welcome-casino.aoaoaxxx.ru][img]http://s40.radikal.ru/i090/0912/0c/8e36e938cae3.jpg[/img][/url]














































[u][b]We can be found by these keywords:[/b][/u]
[url=http://welcome-casino.aoaoaxxx.ru/sitemap.html]online casino for sale [/url]
[url=http://vegasonlines.net/texas-hold-em-casino.html]player casino [/url]
[url=http://vegasonlines.net/biloxi-casino.html]no deposit bonus online casino [/url]
[url=http://vegasonlines.net/las-vegas-casino-map.html]bono casino [/url]
[url=http://vegasonlines.net/casino-holdem.html]starluck casino bonus [/url]
[url=http://vegasonlines.net/play-casino-poker.html]tragamonedas casinos [/url]
[url=http://vegasonlines.net/best-online-casino-com.html]madrid terraza casino [/url]
[url=http://vegasonlines.net/morango-casino.html]internet casino gambling online [/url]
[url=http://vegasonlines.net/casino-industry.html]casino online juega gana [/url]
[url=http://vegasonlines.net/casino-tokens.html]casinos poker online [/url]
[url=http://vegasonlines.net/desert-casino.html]letra de casino [/url]
[url=http://vegasonlines.net/desert-casino.html]no deposit casino [/url]
[url=http://vegasonlines.net/bossier-casino.html]casino ruleta [/url]
[url=http://vegasonlines.net/genting-casino.html]nuevo casino juego [/url]
[url=http://vegasonlines.net/horizon-casino-resort.html]virtual online casino [/url]
[url=http://vegasonlines.net/erie-pa-casino.html]vegas casino online [/url]
casino career centre temecula
[b]gambling virtual casino[/b]
apuesta casino juego casino linea
bonus casino deposit flash instant no
[b]juego casino web[/b]
palms casino resort
[u]jogos casino[/u]
equipo casino zapato black jack
casino park
[b]atlantic city casino club[/b]
jugar casino sin descarga sin apostar dinero
shows casino

Anonymous said...

Thank u :-) take a look this emo boy one over this blog:
http://www.emo--boys.info

Anonymous said...

In case you are interested to play Madden, NCAA Football, FIFA, NHL2K and Fight Night games on your Playstation 3 or Xbox console online for prize - we recruit for game testers now. Become our fan on Facebook until end of March and win $2,000 in cash: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?v=wall&ref=mf&gid=298821430083&_fb_noscript=1

Anonymous said...

[url=http://seghan.ru/go.php?sid=35][img]http://s001.radikal.ru/i194/1001/f2/3b8e742581a0.jpg[/img][/url]












[url=http://mitglied.multimania.de/rehxicw/]buy carton cigarettes [/url]
buy american cigarettes buy german cigarettes order cigarettes from indian reservation
[url=http://usuarios.multimania.es/cmvaule/]apo buy cigarette money order 20 [/url]
buy discount cigarettes complaints buy 305 cigarettes online uk law buying cigarette lighter
[url=http://usuarios.multimania.es/fpazvmi/]buy cigarettes over the [/url]
buying foreign cigarettes order ky cigarettes order lucky strike cigarettes
[url=http://usuarios.multimania.es/eaubahi/]buy cheat cigarettes [/url]
buy cheap cigarettes in ireland buy players cigarettes online buy belmont cigarettes online
[url=http://usuarios.multimania.es/cdreeje/]bulk order newport cigarettes [/url]
marlboro cigarettes buy marlboro online from buying cigarettes on the net buy my own cigarettes
[url=http://usuarios.multimania.es/rbvrwug/]age to buy cigaretts in [/url]
buy cigarettes for minors buy ultra buy premier cigarettes expense of buying cigarettes
[url=http://membres.multimania.fr/soutyen/]buy cheap cigarette newport [/url]
buy cigarettes in kansas safest place to buy cigarettes online alternative cigarettes herbal order form

Anonymous said...

Hails all! I have a budget tattoo salon in Los Angeles. I used to buy all tattoo stuff at wholesale prices but my supplier got jailed (believe it or not) so I'm looking for a reliable tattoo supply firm (preferable online) to buy tattoo equipment from. Here is an example of what I am interested in: Tattoo Supply. Thanks in advance for any information guys! PM me or drop me some lines at: triple6tattoo@hotmail.com

Anonymous said...

[url=http://www.pi7.ru/zhenskiy-zhurnal/1645-chistota-cherez-prizmu-progressa.html ]вопрос о доверии в семье [/url]
Я 1,5 месяца искала работу. Менеджером по продажам. И взяла в толк, что работодатели делятся на 2 категории: те, кому нужны работники все они, кому не нужны, но есть служба персонала, оторая обязана работать (надо же им выплачивать зарплату). И вот вторые организуют собеседования, ища менеджера по продажам с Большой буквы, коие придет и просто увеличит продажи вдвое, а потом втрое, а потом и вдесятеро. Я уже нашла работу, работаю давно, заглядываю на hh.ru, а они все ищут мифического работника...Менеджеры по персоналу, я права?

Anonymous said...

top [url=http://www.001casino.com/]casino bonus[/url] coincide the latest [url=http://www.casinolasvegass.com/]online casinos[/url] manumitted no deposit hand-out at the foremost [url=http://www.baywatchcasino.com/]casino online
[/url].