Duke’s offense began clicking late in the Blue Devils’ 38-31 loss to Virginia Tech on Saturday. The team moved to an up-tempo offense, which seemed to help spark a unit that has struggled in the first three and a half games.
“I felt our tempo was really good at times,” quarterback Chase Brice said. “We really wore on them. Other times, they got the best of us.”
The team had only one turnover, after getting 12 in the last two games, but Duke struggled with pass protection and untimely penalties.
“Too many self-inflicted wounds that stopped some drives’ momentum, that we have to clean up,” Brice said. “Not turning the ball over as much gives you a greater opportunity to compete and win in a closer game like that. I had my pick early on. We got past that. It was a high ball over the middle. I’ve got to