Duke fired head football coach Ted Roof on Monday, two days after the Blue Devils concluded a 1-11 season with their ninth straight loss. Athletic director Joe Alleva said at a news conference that he decided to fire Roof on Sunday night and informed him of the decision Monday morning.
Gary Cismesia was named the ACC specialist of the week. With four field goals against Florida on Saturday, Cismesia tied the school and ACC record for field goals in a season. The 60-yarder marks the longest field goal ever made by an ACC player. Cismesia is now 27-for-33 this season, and ranks second in the league in scoring with an average of 8.8 points per game.