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Boyce, Price Dismissed From Duke Football Program

DURHAM, N.C. – Sophomore defensive linemen Brandon Boyce and Marquies Price have been dismissed from the Duke football team after failing to meet the standards of a member of the program, head coach David Cutcliffe announced on Tuesday.

A 6-0, 255-pound native of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.,  Boyce saw action in eight games last season. Astute Blue Devil fans will remember that this is the second time the talented linemen has run foul of David Cutcliffe. Having endured a suspension just last year.

Price a 6-6, 245-pound native of Fort Valley, Ga., played in and started 11 games in 2016.

Both Brandon Boyce and Price factored into the two-deep for Duke heading into the annual Spring Game with Price listed as the starter at defensive end and Boyce as a second string defensive tackle option.

The Blue Devils will now enter the season without their top two ends from a season ago, having already lost the talented A.J. Wolf to graduation. 

Duke opens the 2017 season on September 2 at home against N.C. Central in the Bull City Gridiron Classic.

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