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1972 Duke Blue Devils football
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1972 record5–6 (3–3 ACC)
Head coachMike McGee
Seasons
← 1971
1973 →
1972 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#12 North Carolina 6 0 0     11 1 0
#17 NC State 4 1 1     8 3 1
Maryland 3 2 1     5 5 1
Duke 3 3 0     5 6 0
Clemson 2 4 0     4 7 0
Virginia 1 5 0     4 7 0
Wake Forest 1 5 0     2 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 1972 Duke Blue Devils football team represented Duke University during the 1972 NCAA University Division football season.[2]

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent Location Result
09/09/1972 at No. 7 Alabama Birmingham, AL L 12-35
09/16/1972 at No. 12 Washington Seattle, WA L 6-14
09/23/1972 No. 19 Stanford Durham, NC L 6-10
09/30/1972 Virginia Durham, NC W 37-13
10/07/1972 at NC State Raleigh, NC L 0-17
10/14/1972 at Clemson Clemson, SC W 7-0
10/21/1972 Maryland Durham, NC W 20-14
10/28/1972 vs. Navy Norfolk, VA W 17-16
11/04/1972 Georgia Tech Durham, NC W 20-14
11/11/1972 Wake Forest Durham, NC L 7-9
11/18/1972 at No. 16 North Carolina Chapel Hill, NC L 0-14

RosterEdit

1972 Duke Blue Devils football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 3 Albright, BobBob Albright Jr
T 73 Baier, BenBen Baier Jr
WR 18 Chambers, TomTom Chambers Sr
G 77 Clayton, WillieWillie Clayton Sr
TE 88 Devine, GeneGene Devine So
RB 46 Jones, SteveSteve Jones Sr
T 64 Newman, EdEd Newman Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DB 14 Bowers, BuckBuck Bowers So
DE 98 Burleson, JeffJeff Burleson
DE 80 Chambers, RandyRandy Chambers Sr
LB 38 Childress, JackJack Childress Sr
DE 87 Clark, ErnestErnest Clark So
DB 24 Cox, ButlerButler Cox Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

ReferencesEdit

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