Surgan's Improvement Key For 2007

The talk surrounding the 2006 preseason in Durham centered around Duke breaking through and notching some much needed victories. Unfortunately, fate would not only deny the program a victory, but also snatch defeat from the jaws of victory with kicking game mishaps. After a productive spring from his starting kicker, Roof believes those woes may be behind the program.
April 27, 2007

Special Teams A Focus This Week

Sometimes things just don't go your way. Duke had driven deep into Wake Forest territory, needing only a field goal to earn a much needed victory over the Demon Deacons.
September 11, 2006

Roof's Weekly Press Conference Quotes

Coach Roof met with the media monday afternoon in preperation for the upcoming game against Virginia Tech. The Blue Devils will travel to Blacksburg to face the Hokies on Saturday, September 16 at 12 p.m.
September 11, 2006

What We Know And Don't: Special Teams

The Blue Devils once again will be relying on talented newcomers to fill key positions on the special teams unit. With freshman kicker Joe Surgan, and former back up Chris Sprague, the Devils have a lot of talent, but not much experience at key positions. However, with the ACC's best kick coverage and return units, it looks as though the potential for a very good year from the Special Teams unit is certainly there.
August 9, 2005

RECRUITING: Surgan resists UF offer from Meyer

Ft. Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas kicker Joe Surgan faced one last visit from Florida coach Urban Meyer. One of the state's strongest legs had committed to Duke back in July after receiving no interest from the former Florida staff.
January 17, 2005

RECRUITING: Gators move too late for Surgan

Ft. Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas kicker Joe Surgan is interested in a school that can satisfy his quest for strong academics and football. He attended the University of Florida camp last summer, hoping to see what Florida had to offer and getting a better understanding of their thoughts about him.
January 8, 2005

5A FINAL: Lakeland Shows How Tough They Are!

How impressive were the Lakeland Dreadnaughts this season? Maybe you want to ask the Fort Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas Raiders.
December 13, 2004