DURHAM, N.C. – Quarterback Sean Renfree completed 14-of-17 passes for 220 yards and three touchdowns to highlight Duke’s 80-play gridiron scrimmage on Saturday morning in the Pascal Field House.
Renfree’s first two scoring strikes of the day went to tight ends David Reeves (30 yards) and Issac Blakeney (71 yards) before he found wideout Blair Holliday for a nine-yard touchdown. Five of Renfree’s completions went for 15 or more yards as the rising redshirt senior averaged 15.7 yards per completion.
Wideout Corey Gattis led all receivers with six catches for 81 yards including a 42-yard touchdown from quarterback Thomas Sirk. Holliday finished with five receptions for 65 yards while Reeves had three grabs for 51 yards. Sirk enjoyed the morning by completing five-of-nine throws for 75 yards, rushing four times for 54 yards and catching a pair of passes for 25 yards.
Quarterback Sean Schroeder hit on five-of-nine passes for 46 yards while rushing three times for 41 yards. Running back Josh Snead carried the ball seven times for 27 yards while Juwan Thompson contributed a three-yard touchdown run.
Safety Jordon Byas paced the Blue Devil defense with one quarterback sack and one pass break-up. Nose guard Jamal Bruce, safety Walt Canty and linebacker Austin Gamble each registered one tackle for loss while cornerback Garett Patterson logged two pass break-ups.
Duke will host the program’s annual Spring Game presented by PNC Bank on Saturday, March 31 at Wallace Wade Stadium. Kick-off is set for 1 p.m., and admission is free of charge.