Duke is bowl-eligible. I repeat: Duke is bowl-eligible.
This is not a drill or an announcement regarding some sort of basketball affair from a small bowl-like bubble situated on the moon. The Duke football team is actually bowl-eligible.
Kudos to David Cutcliffe and that entire team on what it has already accomplished this season. Never did I imagine that I’d be leading off a Week 8 wrap-up with such news, but I’m thrilled to do it. That was pure joy on the sideline when the team took down UNC on Saturday.
Elsewhere, Collin Klein may or may not be human. Related: the West Virginia hotrod has broken down and is on fire like much of Morgantown. Moving south, Florida continues to dismantle everything in its path, while up north Notre Dame continues to make winning ugly look easy.
As for some of the moments you might have missed this weekend, here’s what I loved and hated in Week 8.