duquesne football

Football loses first NEC game to Robert Morris

Football loses first NEC game to Robert Morris

David Borne | Sports Editor Nov. 14, 2019 Without starting quarterback Daniel Parr under center due to a broken collarbone, the Duquesne football team dropped a 41-21 result to the Robert Morris Colonials on Saturday in Moon Township. The loss marked the first in conference play for the Dukes, dropping their overall record to 6-3 […]

Football takes down Wagner at home, 28-24

Football takes down Wagner at home, 28-24

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer 10/31/2019 Even the drizzling rain and brisk temperature couldn’t contain the excitement of head coach Jerry Schmitt and his team. Following the game, the feeling of simultaneous enthusiasm and relief was palpable. The conditions may have been miserable, but the outcome certainly was not. Duquesne held off a late Wagner […]

Football looking strong heading into homecoming game

Football looking strong heading into homecoming game

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer Oct. 24, 2019 With just five games to go, it’s an apt time to conduct a midseason review of Duquesne football. The Dukes are off to a hot start in conference play. With a 2-0 record, the NEC preseason favorites are exactly where we thought they’d be. The Dukes’ defense […]

Preview: Dukes football heads to Sacred Heart

Preview: Dukes football heads to Sacred Heart

David Borne | Sports Editor Oct. 17, 2019 The 2018 NEC co-champions will go head-to-head this weekend, as the Duquesne Dukes (3-2, 1-0) take on the Sacred Heart Pioneers (3-3, 1-1) on Saturday. Last season, the Dukes grabbed a 28-24 win against Sacred Heart. This matchup will likely play a major role in deciding who […]

Football beats NEC newcomer LIU in conference opener

Football beats NEC newcomer LIU in conference opener

James Leo | Staff Writer Oct. 10, 2019 Picked as the preseason favorites to win the NEC, the Duquesne football team (3-2, 1-0) opened up conference play with a strong win over Long Island. If Duquesne finishes atop the NEC (they are currently tied for first), they could earn a spot in the FCS Playoffs. […]

Football beats Dayton, heads to UNH

Football beats Dayton, heads to UNH

Jack Breen | Staff Writer Sept. 26, 2019 After a 20-point loss to Youngstown State, the Dukes managed to pull off a win at Dayton this past Saturday by a score of 35-31. This win was Duquesne’s fourth consecutive victory against the Flyers. Mark Allen led the team in rushing with 201 scrimmage yards and […]

Duquesne football dominant in opener

Duquesne football dominant in opener

Dom Ferro | Staff Writer Sept. 12, 2019 The Duquesne football team won their 12th straight home opener against the Walsh Cavaliers in a full showcase of the Dukes on Saturday evening. The Dukes won in convincing fashion, 44-3, to start the season undefeated at 1-0. The last time Duquesne took the field was in […]

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 […]

Dual-sport Taylor relinquishes one dream for another

Dual-sport Taylor relinquishes one dream for another

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Feb. 28, 2019 Kellon Taylor arrived at Duquesne in 2016 tasked with the sports-lover’s ultimate fantasy: Compete dually for separate NCAA Division I athletic teams. Instead of heading to a FBS-level institution on a football-only scholarship, or giving up football for basketball altogether somewhere else, Taylor opted for the Bluff, […]

Former DU football recruit facing a minimum of one decade in prison

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 01/24/2019 A former Duquesne football recruit is facing a minimum of 10 years in Florida state prison. Jake Collins, who was arrested in April for burglary with a firearm among other charges, pleaded guilty last week to four charges, each carrying a 10-year term. However, it’s possible that the judge […]

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