College football

Looking Down the Lines — Week 2

Looking Down the Lines — Week 2

Andrew White | Staff Writer Last time out: 2-4 overall, 2-3 CFB, 0-1 NFL Season record: 2-4 overall, 2-3 CFB, 0-1 NFL   Alright, let’s not sugarcoat this. Last week wasn’t pretty. It could have been worse. I got bailed out once in the Kentucky game, and also got unlucky in the Utah game. But […]

Looking Down the Line — Week 1

Looking Down the Line — Week 1

Drew White | Staff Writer Sept. 5, 2019 Welcome to your weekly picks center. This segment will go through each weekends’ slate of games, with a focus mainly on NCAA football and the NFL, and pick some projected winners along with some potential upsets to keep an eye on. Now, let’s pick some winners and watch some games. College Football Picks: Vanderbilt @ […]

Crawford, Fitzpatrick sign mini-camp deals

Crawford, Fitzpatrick sign mini-camp deals

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer May 2, 2019 Duquesne football’s season may have ended in December, but the program continues to enjoy the effects of an unprecedented season on the Bluff. A year after a crushing loss to Central Connecticut State in the de facto NEC Championship game in 2017, the program responded with a […]

Dukes football team set to face FBS Hawaii Sept. 22

Dukes football team set to face FBS Hawaii Sept. 22

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 09/20/2018 On Aug. 25, the Duquesne football team traveled about 500 miles northeast of the Bluff to Amherst, Massachusetts, where it faced the Massachusetts Minutemen. The game, a 63-15 DU loss, was Duquesne’s second-ever contest against a FBS opponent, with the first coming in 2014 at Buffalo. The Minutemen, led […]

2018-19 College Football Preview

2018-19 College Football Preview

Following an offseason filled with drama and storylines, college football is officially back — and nobody’s quite sure what to expect The Duquesne Duke sports staff 08/30/2018 Following months of having nothing to follow but baseball, sports fans across the country finally get a taste of big-time college football again this weekend for the first time […]

College Football Playoff taking form

College Football Playoff taking form

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor Who’s in? Who’s out? The college football world has been waiting to find that out since the season kicked off on Aug. 26 and that time is rapidly approaching. The penultimate CFP Rankings have been released and they feature No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide, No. 2 the Ohio State […]

Making the case for the CFP Contenders

Making the case for the CFP Contenders

By Andrew White | Staff Writer Rivalry week certainly did not disappoint. With a weekend full of games, highlighted by Ohio State and Michigan’s overtime thriller, the college football playoff madness became even crazier.  With the conference championships this weekend here is an outlook on what may transpire in the upcoming weeks. Making the Case […]

The thrill of Saturday is back and the race to the CFP is on

The thrill of Saturday is back and the race to the CFP is on

Andrew Holman | Sports Editor Saturday mornings, remember them? No, not just any Saturday mornings, I’m talking about game days. The ones where you wake up, shower, throw on your team’s colors and waste the whole day away glued to the television watching the craziness of college football unfold. But then the winter came, Alabama […]

College Football Playoff System an overwhelming success

Pat Higgins | Sports Editor In the first season of college football sans the BCS, things are the way they should have been for half a decade with the institution of a four-team playoff system. Last week the panel of experts released its first ever Playoff Rankings. Atop the rankings are undefeated Mississippi State and […]