Football

2017-18 Duke Awards

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 04/26/2018 The Duke recognizes remarkable Duquesne players, coaches and teams for their successes over the past year in the third annual Duke Awards. Men’s Team of the Year: Football If it weren’t for a gut-wrenching 28-27 loss to Central Connecticut State on Nov. 11, the Duquesne football team would be celebrating its […]

Duquesne football recruit Jake Collins faces second theft charge in one week

Duquesne football recruit Jake Collins faces another theft charge just days after he was charged with stealing firearms and jewelry from a Palm Beach County (Florida) sheriff’s deputy’s home, and then pawning some of the items to nearby shops. Collins is now being accused of stealing from a home near his own that has been […]

Duquesne football recruit faces armed burglary charge, among others

Duquesne football recruit faces armed burglary charge, among others

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 04/18/2018 A Duquesne football recruit was arrested on several charges on Monday, April 16, in his hometown of Lake Worth, Florida, including one count of armed burglary and three counts of grand theft of a firearm, among others. Jake Collins, an 18-year-old, signed to join Duquesne as a member of […]

New DU football transfer reunites with a familiar HS target

New DU football transfer reunites with a familiar HS target

David Borne | Staff Writer 04/12/2018 Despite growing up in Florida, Daniel Parr has always been a passionate Pittsburgh sports fan. The Florida Atlantic transfer can often be seen donning black and gold, and cherishes memories of the Steelers XLIII victory and recent back-to-back Penguins Stanley Cup runs. This upcoming fall, Parr will have the […]

Duquesne’s 2018 football slate includes two FBS opponents

Duquesne’s 2018 football slate includes two FBS opponents

Drew White | Staff Writer 03/15/2018 The Duquesne Dukes officially announced their 2018 football schedule this past week, and after a few tweaks were made to it on March 9, the final dates and locations have been set in stone for the upcoming season. All game times currently remain unannounced. Duquesne’s slate will be possibly […]

Several FBS transfers bolster incoming class

Several FBS transfers bolster incoming class

Drew White | Staff Writer 02/15/2018 Correction: It was stated that incoming transfer defensive back Reid Harrison-Ducros started 10 games as a true freshman in 2016 at Boise State. Rather, Harrison-Ducros played in 10 games while starting none during the 2016 season. He started 2017’s first four games, but lost his starting position after leaving […]

NFL prospect Huss leaves lasting legacy on program

NFL prospect Huss leaves lasting legacy on program

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer 01/25/2018 Over the past few seasons, the Duquesne football team has had one of the best offenses in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS). While star players A.J. Hines and Nehari Crawford often steal the show, the team’s success could not have been possible without the contributions of a strong offensive […]

Football program honored with Sportsmanship Award

Football program honored with Sportsmanship Award

Andrew White | Staff Writer 01/25/2018 On Jan. 16, the Northeast Conference announced that the Duquesne Dukes football team won the 2017 NEC Sportsmanship Team Award. It marked the fourth time the Dukes have won the award since 2011 and the first time winning the award since 2014. The Northeast Conference created the Sportsmanship Awards […]

Duquesne loses heartbreaking NEC title game to CCSU

Duquesne loses heartbreaking NEC title game to CCSU

Zach Grace | Staff Writer 11/16/2017 FCS Playoff bound no more. Duquesne’s football team (7-3, 4-1) lost a gut-wrenching NEC title game on Nov. 11 to Central Connecticut State (7-3, 5-0) at Arthur J. Rooney Athletic Field, forfeiting the NEC’s lone automatic — and presumably its only — FCS playoff bid to the Blue Devils. […]

Dukes, Blue Devils to face off for NEC championship

Dukes, Blue Devils to face off for NEC championship

Raymond Arke | News Editor 11/09/2017 Duquesne’s football team (7-2, 4-0) faces a match up on Nov. 11 that will determine the fate of its season. The team takes on Central Connecticut State Blue Devils (6-3, 4-0) at Rooney Field at 12 p.m. with the winner capturing the conference crown and thus a slot in […]

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