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Freshman's rushing a highlight of Duke scrimmage

Derek Jones

Aug, 12 2017, 9:28 PM

Freshman running back Marvin Hubbard III rushed 23 times for 119 yards to highlight Duke’s 85-snap scrimmage on Saturday night at Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium.

Redshirt freshman Brittain Brown added 61 yards on nine carries while senior Shaun Wilson picked up 55 ground yards on six attempts, highlighted by a 35-yard dash. Brown added a 19-yard reception from quarterback Daniel Jones, who completed five-of-12 throws for 49 yards while rushing for one touchdown.  Backup quarterback Quentin Harris was six-of-11 through the air for 48 yards.

Redshirt junior Johnathan Lloyd led all receivers with three catches for 17 yards while redshirt freshman Scott Bracey (32 yards) and rookie Noah Gray (11 yards) had two receptions each.

Defensively, redshirt sophomore end Twazanga Mugala and sophomore end Tre Hornbuckle posted two tackles for loss including one sack apiece while cornerback Josh Blackwell (interception), safety Jordan Hayes (interception) and safety Alonzo Saxton II (fumble recovery) each registered turnovers.

Duke will hold its annual Meet the Blue Devils Day next Saturday from 2:30-4:30 p.m. in Pascal Field House. Admission and parking are free for the event.

The Blue Devils open the season at home against N.C. Central on Saturday, September 2 at 6 p.m.





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