Duke 54, North Carolina Central 17

Date - Saturday, September 15, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Wallace Wade Stadium
Attendance - 22829

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
North Carolina Central 7 3 0 7 17
Duke 17 10 14 13 54

Recap


Duke 54, North Carolina Central 17: Senior quarterback Sean Renfree completed 24 of 34 passes for 274 yards and three touchdowns in a little over three quarters to lead the Blue Devils past the Eagles in the Bull City Gridiron Classic.

Renfree had touchdown passes of 33 yards to wide receiver Jamison Crowder, 18 yards to running back Josh Snead and 54 yards to sophomore tight end Issac Blakeney as Duke (2-1) built up leads of 27-10 at halftime and 41-10 after three quarters.

Renfree now has 7,116 career passing yards to move tnto 25th place in ACC history, passing Florida State's Christian Ponder (6,872) and Virginia Tech's Tyrod Taylor (7,017) in the process.

Junior cornerback Ross Cockrell had two interceptions for Duke, including one he returned 32 yards for a touchdown. Lee Butler had a 65-yard punt return for the Blue Devils' first touchdown.

Sophomore running back Andre Clarke rushed for 59 yards on 14 carries and scored a touchdown for the Eagles (1-2).

GAME NOTEBOOK: Duke improved to 8-1 in games in which it has scored 40 or more points under head coach David Cutcliffe. … Senior wide receiver Conner Vernon had five receptions for 51 yards and passed Desmond Clark of Wake Forest (216) into second place on the ACC's career receptions list. Vernon, who now has 219 catches, needs just 14 receptions to past No. 1 Aaron Kelly (232) of Clemson. … Renfree now has 21 200-yard passing games in his career.
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 8:31
Duke   FG  Duke 3 - North Carolina Central 0
1st Quarter - 6:57
Duke   TD  Duke 10 - North Carolina Central 0
1st Quarter - 3:24
North Carolina Central   TD  Duke 10 - North Carolina Central 7
1st Quarter - 1:21
Duke   TD  Duke 17 - North Carolina Central 7
2nd Quarter - 9:14
Duke   FG  Duke 20 - North Carolina Central 7
2nd Quarter - 3:10
Duke   TD  Duke 27 - North Carolina Central 7
2nd Quarter - 0:04
North Carolina Central   FG  Duke 27 - North Carolina Central 10
3rd Quarter - 6:49
Duke   TD  Duke 34 - North Carolina Central 10
3rd Quarter - 1:34
Duke   TD  Duke 41 - North Carolina Central 10
4th Quarter - 11:54
North Carolina Central   TD  Duke 41 - North Carolina Central 17
4th Quarter - 7:38
Duke   TD  Duke 48 - North Carolina Central 17
4th Quarter - 5:54
Duke   TD  Duke 54 - North Carolina Central 17
TEAMS

Team Records

  North Carolina Central Duke
W/L 1 - 2 - 0 2 - 1 - 0
Conference 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0

Team Stats

  North Carolina Central Duke
Score 17 54
First Downs 13 21
3rd Down Efficiency 6-for-17
35%
1-for-10
10%
4th Down Efficiency 2-for-3
67%
1-for-2
50%
Total Yards 337 408
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 39-98 29-128
Average/Rush 2.5 4.4
Passing
Comp-Att 19-31 25-35
Passing Yards 239 280
Average/Pass Play 6.8 8.0
Penalties-Yards 10-70 2-10
Fumbles-Lost 1-1 0-0
Interceptions Thrown 2 0
Time of Possession 31:47 28:13

PLAYER STATS

Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
J. Reid 17/26 218 0 2
M. Goggans 2/5 21 0 0
Duke (2 - 1)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
S. Renfree 24/33 274 3 0
A. Boone 1/2 6 1 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
A. Clarke 14 59 4.2 1
A. Wilkins 3 28 9.3 0
A. Goforth 3 12 4.0 0
G. Douglas 5 11 2.2 0
D. Wright 1 7 7.0 0
J. Reid 10 -2 -0.2 1
D. Roberts 1 -2 -2.0 0
M. Goggans 2 -15 -7.5 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
J. Duncan 6 50 8.3 0
J. Snead 6 21 3.5 1
J. Thompson 5 18 3.6 0
S. Powell 6 18 3.0 0
S. Renfree 3 10 3.3 0
J. Crowder 1 7 7.0 0
B. Connette 1 3 3.0 0
A. Boone 1 1 1.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
M. Poole 6 83 13.8 0
D. Roberts 4 62 15.5 0
D. Johnson 1 34 34.0 0
A. Goforth 2 21 10.5 0
G. Douglas 2 11 5.5 0
J. Nicely 1 11 11.0 0
L. Scruggs 1 7 7.0 0
N. Scruggs 1 6 6.0 0
T. Daniels 1 4 4.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
J. Crowder 7 84 12.0 1
I. Blakeney 2 57 28.5 1
D. Scott 5 56 11.2 0
C. Vernon 5 51 10.2 0
J. Snead 2 24 12.0 1
B. Connette 2 8 4.0 0
J. Wise 1 6 6.0 1
J. Thompson 1 -6 -6.0 0