1954 Duke Blue Devils football team

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1954 Duke Blue Devils football
ACC champion
Orange Bowl champion
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 14
AP No. 14
1954 record 8–2–1 (4–0 ACC)
Head coach William D. Murray
Seasons
← 1953
1955 →
1954 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 14 Duke $ 4 0 0     8 2 1
No. 8 Maryland 4 0 1     7 2 1
North Carolina 4 2 0     4 5 1
South Carolina 3 3 0     6 4 0
Clemson 1 2 0     5 5 0
Wake Forest 1 4 1     2 7 1
Virginia 0 2 0     3 6 0
NC State 0 4 0     2 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 1954 Duke Blue Devils football team represented the Duke Blue Devils of Duke University during the 1954 college football season. [2]

Duke won the 1954 ACC Championship, and finished the season ranked 14th in the final AP poll.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Rank Location Result
09/25/1954 at Pennsylvania No. 19 Philadelphia, PA W 52-0
10/2/1954 Tennessee No. 7 Durham, NC W 7-6
10/9/1954 at No. 5 Purdue No. 6 West Lafayette, IN T 13-13
10/16/1954 No. 18 Army No. 6 Durham, NC L 14-28
10/23/1954 at NC State No. 19 Raleigh, NC W 21-7
10/30/1954 Georgia Tech No. 16 Durham, NC W 21-20
11/06/1954 vs. No. 19 Navy Norfolk, VA L 7-40
11/13/1954 at Wake Forest Wake Forest, NC W 28-21
11/20/1954 South Carolina Durham, NC W 26-7
11/27/1954 at North Carolina No. 20 Chapel Hill, NC W 47-12
01/01/1955 vs. Nebraska No. 20 Miami, FL (Orange Bowl) W 34-7

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1954 Atlantic Coast Conference Year Summary". sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 16, 2013. 
  2. ^ "1954 Duke Blue Devils". College Football at Sports-Reference.com.