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1981 Duke Blue Devils football
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1981 record6–5 (3–3 ACC)
Head coachShirley "Red" Wilson
Seasons
← 1980
1982 →
1981 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Clemson 6 0 0     12 0 0
#9 North Carolina 5 1 0     10 2 0
Maryland 4 2 0     4 6 1
Duke 3 3 0     6 5 0
NC State 2 4 0     4 7 0
Wake Forest 1 5 0     4 7 0
Virginia 0 6 0     1 10 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1981 Duke Blue Devils football team represented the Duke Blue Devils of Duke University during the 1981 NCAA Division I-A football season.[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 12at No. 11 Ohio State*L 13–34
September 19at South Carolina*L 3–17
September 26at VirginiaW 29–24
October 3East Carolina*W 24–14
October 10Virginia Tech*
  • Wallace Wade Stadium
  • Durham, NC
W 14–7
October 17No. 6 Clemson
  • Wallace Wade Stadium
  • Durham, NC
L 10–38
October 24at MarylandL 21–24
October 31at Georgia Tech*W 38–24
November 19at Wake ForestW 31–10
November 14NC State
  • Wallace Wade Stadium
  • Durham, NC
W 17–7
November 21No. 12 North Carolina
  • Wallace Wade Stadium
  • Durham, NC
L 10–31
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

ReferencesEdit

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