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Duke QB Daniel Jones Had A Great Freshman Year

And will be Duke’s QB for the foreseeable future.

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NCAA Football: Duke at Pittsburgh
Nov 19, 2016; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Duke Blue Devils quarterback Daniel Jones (17) warms up prior to the game against the Pittsburgh Panthers at Heinz Field. 
Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Daniel Jones had a heck of a year by any reasonable standard, but Duke’s redshirt freshman quarterback broke 23 records and passed for 2,836 yards (one of those record, that one for most passing yards by a freshman QB).

If he at least maintains that pace, and we would expect he would improve during his career, he’ll be within shouting distance of being in the NCAA’s top 30 for career passing yardage.

In other words, it’s going to be very tough to take his job away.

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