AJ Hines

DU thumps area rival RMU to move to 1-1 in NEC

DU thumps area rival RMU to move to 1-1 in NEC

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 10/18/2018 The Duquesne football team snapped a two-game skid on Oct. 13 and ran to its first Northeast Conference victory of the 2018 season in the process, when it beat the visiting Robert Morris Colonials, 48-24, at Arthur J. Rooney Athletic Field. Junior tailback A.J. Hines and senior defensive back […]

UMass decimates DU in football opener; Lock Haven next

UMass decimates DU in football opener; Lock Haven next

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer 08/30/2018 On Aug. 25, the Duquesne football team traveled to Amherst, Massachusetts, to begin its regular season against the Massachusetts Minutemen. The 5:35 p.m. ET kickoff signaled the official return of Division I college football across the country. The game also marked only the second time in Duquesne program history […]

Dukes roll over SHU in seventh-straight win

Dukes roll over SHU in seventh-straight win

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 11/02/2017 Following Duquesne’s 37-21 win at Sacred Heart on Oct. 28, the Dukes (7-1, 4-0) sit atop the Northeast Conference (FCS) ahead of their Nov. 4 game at Liberty. Sophomore running back A.J. Hines matched a career-high three rushing touchdowns on the afternoon, totaling 88 yards on 18 carries against […]

Sit-down with star sophomore tailback A.J. Hines

Sit-down with star sophomore tailback A.J. Hines

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor On Thursday, the Duquesne football team will begin their 2017-18 campaign at South Dakota State. The Jackrabbits, reigning co-champions of the Missouri Valley Conference, are ranked fourth in the STATS FCS Top 25 poll to begin the year. The Jacks stand to provide a stout test for the Dukes in […]

2016-17 Duke Awards

2016-17 Duke Awards

The Duke recognizes remarkable players, coaches and teams for their successes over the past year. By Adam Lindner | Asst. Sports Editor The 2016-17 academic year is quickly drawing to a close, but not before we take one last look back on Duquesne athletics’ brightest performers over the past nine months. Conference Champions: Football (shared […]

Spring game showcases future for Duquesne football

Spring game showcases future for Duquesne football

By David Borne | Staff Writer This past Saturday, the Duquesne Dukes football team put their uniforms on for the annual spring game at Rooney Field. “It’s another practice but we dress it up in uniforms for me,” head coach Jerry Schmitt said. “The kids get excited, their parents are here, it’s a great day […]

A.J. Hines brings Jerry Rice Award to Duquesne

A.J. Hines brings Jerry Rice Award to Duquesne

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor Greatness — it’s something every athlete strives for, but few achieve. It is the fruition of hard work, passion and commitment to one’s craft. In one season at Duquesne University, A.J. Hines not only achieved greatness at the collegiate level, but he was also honored by a man that […]