Despite not going to a bowl for the first time in four years, the future is bright for Duke Football. One of the reasons beyond 16 starters back a season from now will be rising sophomore, Daniel Jones. The freshman signal caller has once again been named the ACC Rookie of the Week.
ROOKIE – Daniel Jones, Duke, Fr.-r, QB, 6-5, 210, Charlotte, N.C.
Jones completed 34-of-50 (.680) passes for 316 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions in Saturday’s road loss at Miami. The performance came against a Miami defense that entered the week allowing just 211.7 passing yards per game and had surrendered just 14 total passing touchdowns in 11 games. The 316 passing yards marked the most against the Hurricanes this season. Jones’ 34 completions were a season high, and he recorded his fourth 300-yard passing game of the season. His The 50 pass attempts without an interception set a Duke rookie single-game record.