Thursday Web Run

As we do on a bi-weekly basis, TDD takes a moment to run down the latest news and reviews from around the web. If you aren't in the triangle area, we've compiled a number of stories from the local media about the Devils.

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'That game showed we're capable of doing it,' Franks said. 'Now we've got to show that we're capable of doing it consistently. We're starting to come around, but it's one game. We've got to prove that we can do it again.'
FOUNDATION: Franks says Devils making progress - Winston Salem Journal


Duke coach Carl Franks isn't saying who will start at quarterback against Rice on Saturday. It could be freshman Mike Schneider, who started the Blue Devils' 29-3 win over Western Carolina but suffered a concussion and left in the second quarter.
Franks noncommittal on quarterback - Raleigh N&O


The Duke Blue Devils found a cure for what ailed them with a promising performance Saturday against Western Carolina, but now the Blue Devils must cure another set of ills -- this time in the form of injuries.
Devils trying to get healthy - Herald Sun


At his weekly press conference, football head coach Carl Franks praised his assistant coaches' and player's performance's in the 29-3 win over Western Carolina Saturday, but noted that maintaining the high-level of play is still a question for the Blue Devils.
Franks hopes team can keep on truckin'
- Duke Chronicle


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Coach K returns sharpshooter J.J. Redick and three point guards (Chris Duhon, Daniel Ewing and Sean Dockery). If the Blue Devils can get interior defense from Shelden Williams, Shavlik Randolph and blue-chip freshman Luol Deng, they could go where Shane Battier and Christian Laettner have gone before.
Athlon's Preseason Top 25: #6-Duke - Athlon Sports


Duke isn't going public with its praise of freshman Luol Deng just yet, but the word out of Durham is that he could do for the Blue Devils what Carmelo Anthony did for Syracuse last season.
Weekly Word With Andy Katz - ESPN


Duke tickets are the hardest to get, mostly because of the small size of 9,300-seat Cameron Indoor Stadium . Mitch Moser, an associate athletics director, said the school sells just under 6,000 season tickets a season. The tickets are hard to come by, but Duke officials say they don't turn down as many fans as one would think.
Start plotting to score seats - Raleigh N&O

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