A Blue Devil Dynasty: Game Two

The Blue Devils continue their season against the Virginia Tech Hokies in the EA Sports Dynasty

#18 Virginia Tech(0-1) @ Duke(1-0)

The Blue Devils enter the second game of the season riding high after a big victory over the East Carolina Pirates. They'll need a big boost as the Hokies come into the game ranked among the nation's elite. A Duke victory would surely go a long way in establishing our goal of a budding dynasty in Durham

First Quarter Duke: 6 yard pass for a TD (PAT good) 7-0 [6:02]

Second Quarter

VT: 90 yar Int return for a TD(PAT good) 7-7 [4:57]
VT: 5 yard run for a TD(PAT good) 7-14 [4:14]
VT: 1 yard run for a TD(PAT good) 7-21 [1:55]
VT: 61 yard pass for a TD(PAT good) 7-28 [1:09]

Halftime Score Duke 7 Virginia Tech 28

Third Quarter

VT: 47 yard field goal 7-31 [5:55]
VT: 6 yard pass for a TD(PAT good) 7-38 [0:18]
VT: 11 yard run for a TD(PAT good) 7-45 [0:11]
Fourth Quarter

Duke: 65 yard punt return for a TD(PAT good)14-45[5:11]

Final Score Duke 14 Virgina Tech 45

Attendance: 24,231

After starting the game off with a scoring drive to take the lead, the Blue Devils saw fate take a cruel turn as the Hokies responded with 45 unanswered points over the next two quarters. The Devils turned the ball over five times, including two fumbles on kick-offs, leaving Virginia Tech with great field position.

Despite their backs being against the wall for much of the game, the defense played well throughout the game.

Offensively, Cedric Dargan finished with 30 carries for 138 yards, however starting QB Mike Schneider fell victim to the injury bug and will miss the next three weeks with a abdominal strain.
Recruiting News, Week 3

Name/Position - Caliber - Interest out of 8 schools
WR Paris Manning - 4* - Stayed at 8th
G Daniel Evans - 4* - Dropped to 8th
MLB Richard Cunningham - 4* - Stayed at 1st
FS Patrick Austin - 4* - Dropped to 6th
OLB Gordan Stuckey - 4* - Stayed at 8th
WR Andrew Miller - 4* - Stayed at 1st
MLB Tony Brown - 4* - Dropped to 4th
FB Jamar Flores - 4* - Dropped Duke from his list
C James Montgomery - 4* - Stayed at 8th
FS Jason Barber - 4* - Stayed at 8th
TE Tim Mills - 4* - Stayed at 8th

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