August 30, 2006

Calling on Chestnut

With the return of a healthy Jomar Wright at wide receiver combined with talented sophomore Eron Riley, Duke has a pair of downfield threats to keep defenses honest in the passing game.

Finding a consistent third weapon to catch the ball could really put Duke's passing attack in a position to have one of its better seasons in recent memory.

Duke hasn't had a quarterback throw for more than 2,000 yards since 2002 when Adam Smith threw for 2,031 yards. To find a year where Duke had a passer top the 2,500 yard mark, you would have to go all the way back to 1995 when Spence Fischer racked up 2,668 yards.

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