Football season is right around the corner and the Duquesne Dukes are hard at work at Rooney Field. Head coach Jerry Schmitt took some time today to give an update on his team's progress thus far.
Duquesne senior wide receiver Chris King was one of four Northeast Conference players named to the 2015 STATS FCS Preseason All-America teams. King, who was named to the second team, became just the fifth Duquesne player to be named FCS Pre-Season All-America by STATS.
The Duquesne football team, in conjunction with the women's soccer and swimming teams, will once again be sponsoring the national "Get in the Game. Save a Life." bone marrow registry on Wednesday, April 22.
Duquesne University's Sam Martello was one of 50 student-athletes named to the 17th annual Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association (FCS ADA) Academic All-Star Team as announced by the FCS ADA, today.
Two Duquesne University football players been named Football Championship Subdivision All-Americans by The Sports Network. Senior Devin Rahming was named to the second team offense as a kick returner and junior Chris King made the third team offense at wide receiver.
The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced its 2014 Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) All-Star team on Monday. Senior wide receiver Devin Rahming made the team as a return specialist and freshman linebacker Nathan Stone was tabbed the Defensive Rookie of the Year.
Seven Duquesne University football players - including six underclassmen - received All-Northeast Conference (NEC) honors in a vote of the league's coaches. In addition, freshman linebacker Nathan Stone was named the NEC Defensive Rookie of the Year.