While this has obviously been a very tough year for Duke football, they have
shown a lot of character under tough circumstances. Yesterday
was a prime example as the heavy underdog Blue Devils almost
pulled off an upset almost no one expected,
losing in the last minute to a resilient NC State team. D. Bryant had
a superb game and earned a lot of respect from the Wolfpack and with luck,
there will be two more great quarterback duels between Bryant and
Much like last season, Duke's progress hasn't always been obvious, but at the
end of they year they were much harder to beat than at the beginning.
That's a demonstration of character, and we're delighted to see it. Tough
loss, but great effort guys. A foundation is being set.