banner
Duke

Duke, Cutcliffe agree on contract extension through 2019

Posted November 21, 2012

— Duke University announced Wednesday that it has reached an agreement with head football coach David Cutcliffe to extend his contract through June 30, 2019.

“Without question, we have already made great discernible progress since David’s arrival,” Duke University Vice President and Director of Athletics Kevin White stated.

However, as we assess our future – based on prospect evaluations, ongoing recruitment activity and player development – we are extremely excited, if not euphoric! To be sure, ‘Coach Cut’ represents just a great fit at Duke. David and the staff have done an exemplary job of leading the program, while subscribing to the highest intuitional ideals, both academically and athletically.”

Cutcliffe has lead the Blue Devils to six wins this season as Duke became bowl eligible for the first time since 1994. Duke has a 5-1 record in Wallace Wade this season and earned a 33-30 victory over North Carolina.

“This business is about people, and Karen and I could not be happier with the people we’ve associated ourselves with here at Duke,” Cutcliffe said.

President Brodhead and Kevin White are the best of the best, and we are grateful for their support as we continue to build Duke’s football program. We’ve accomplished some of the goals we laid out five years ago, but are nowhere close to where we want to be.”

Since his hire on December 15, 2007, Cutcliffe has guided Duke to 21 wins – 11 more than the program’s total in the previous eight years.

In 2011, Duke landed a conference-record 19 selections to the Academic All-ACC team and, during the previous season, established a school record for home attendance with 201,248 total spectators visiting Wallace Wade Stadium. Four Blue Devils – linebacker Michael Tauiliili (2008), defensive tackle Vince Oghobaase (2009), placekicker Will Snyderwine (2010) and safety Matt Daniels (2011) – have earned All-America honors during the Cutcliffe Era.

Cutcliffe, a Birmingham, Ala. native, is a 1976 graduate of the University of Alabama. After coaching at his alma mater, Banks High School, he served 19 seasons (1982-98; 2006-07) on the staff at Tennessee and six years (1999-04) as the head coach at Ole Miss. Cutcliffe has participated in 22 bowl games, and owns a 4-1 record in bowl contests as a head coach.
 

36 Comments

This story is closed for comments.

Oldest First
View all
  • Jackiemoon Nov 23, 10:28 a.m.

    Duke has beaten 1 team with a winning record this year, and that is Carolina, and they could... View More

    — Posted by west1117722

    Awwww...Hims sad and frustrated because Duke beat Hims team and Hims team cheats and got caught...I dont see your team going to any bowl so yes, we will take the joke city bowl in which we will be LAUGHING at you and your team sitting at home...dweeb...

  • DurhamDevil Nov 23, 10:10 a.m.

    Keep denying all the problems over there if it makes you feel better.

    Forget being a Duke fan - I do have family connections to UNC and I don't like seeing the widespread corruption over there.

  • Aint ur day Nov 22, 10:01 a.m.

    Speaks volumes as to how bad the jersey squad is when you offer an extension to a coach that has... View More

    — Posted by 1969inyourface

    Time to boot down your Fisher-Price computer and go to bed...

    Your material is old and boring. ... View More

    — Posted by DurhamDevil

    I was gonna say something nice about Cut, and I will...he is doing a good job.
    He deserves what... View More

    — Posted by Aint ur day

    What you don't understand is this...Duke Football is back. UNC's problems are still mounting. ... View More

    — Posted by DurhamDevil

    If thats what you think, then you are the dumbest Duke fan ever.

  • DurhamDevil Nov 22, 8:15 a.m.

    Speaks volumes as to how bad the jersey squad is when you offer an extension to a coach that has... View More

    — Posted by 1969inyourface

    Time to boot down your Fisher-Price computer and go to bed...

    Your material is old and boring. ... View More

    — Posted by DurhamDevil

    I was gonna say something nice about Cut, and I will...he is doing a good job.
    He deserves what... View More

    — Posted by Aint ur day

    What you don't understand is this...Duke Football is back. UNC's problems are still mounting. Now you have former football players stealing from the University and you think that's OK?

    I am SO glad I am a Duke Fan.

  • kkevin7048 Nov 22, 8:05 a.m.

    That's 6 more years of beating Carolina football.

  • Aint ur day Nov 21, 10:59 p.m.

    Speaks volumes as to how bad the jersey squad is when you offer an extension to a coach that has... View More

    — Posted by 1969inyourface

    Time to boot down your Fisher-Price computer and go to bed...

    Your material is old and boring. ... View More

    — Posted by DurhamDevil

    I was gonna say something nice about Cut, and I will...he is doing a good job.
    He deserves what he got for all the hard work he has done. Congrats Cut!!!

    Did you just find out about UNC's quality program? Guess what??
    "Your material is old and boring." lol

    Fans didn't cause the mess, so grow up and quit blaming them!!!!

  • Dudeanonymous Nov 21, 8:45 p.m.

    Coach Cut has had to break through the concrete of the basement cellar to get the Duke football program where it is now. It's going to take more time to get it to the level where Harbaugh took Stanford (Duke of the West). I honestly believe that Coach Cut can get the program close to that same level of play.

  • DurhamDevil Nov 21, 7:34 p.m.

    Speaks volumes as to how bad the jersey squad is when you offer an extension to a coach that has... View More

    — Posted by 1969inyourface

    Time to boot down your Fisher-Price computer and go to bed...

    Your material is old and boring. Let's talk about YOUR team's "quality" program.

  • cmmsbft Nov 21, 6:50 p.m.

    35 more wins (5 per season x 7 seasons)

  • jskinner23 Nov 21, 5:00 p.m.

    "...and earned a 33-30 victory over North Carolina."

    that line has no place in this... View More

    — Posted by monkeyboy

    Duke hadn't beaten UNC in years...and years...and years - which means doing so is worth mentioning. You don't think anyone will not mention Fedora ending the losing streak to State in his first year as coach?

More...

 

 

  • NFL: Chicago at Detroit

    Tomorrow at 12:30 pm on WRAL-TV

  • NFL: Philadelphia at Dallas

    Tomorrow at 4:00 pm on FOX50

  • SEC: Arkansas at Missouri

    Friday at 2:30 pm on WRAL-TV

  • HSFB: Football Friday with Tom Suiter

    Friday at 11:35 pm on WRAL-TV

  • NFL: Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions

    Tomorrow at 12:30 pm on 99.9 The Fan

Scoreboard
Local
Final
UNC 66
BUT 74
Final
ECU 73
HAW 75
Final
DUKE 93
FUR 54
Final
CHA 97
POR 105
Final
NCSU 84
RICH 72
Final
FLA 1
CAR 0
 
Final
PHI 91
BRK 99
Final
ORL 96
GSW 111
Final
CHA 97
POR 105
Final
CLE 113
WAS 87
Final
DET 98
LAC 104
 
Final
DAL 109
NYK 102
 
Final
ATL 115
TOR 126
 
Final
MIN 86
MIL 103
 
Final
HOU 102
SAC 89
 
Final
OKC 97
UTA 82
 
Final
SAN 106
IND 100
 
4th
PHO 114
DEN 104
 
2nd
LAL 36
MEM 34
 
Final
UNC 66
BUT 74
Final
FRES 64
MAR 68
Final
CHAT 61
RMU 46
Final
EMICH 68
ROCH 35
 
Final
MRGST 51
LIB 50
 
Final
HAMP 60
AMER 64
 
Final
BEL 78
DEN 57
Final
UMASS 79
NE 54
Final
JMU 79
SHU 72
 
Final
KNST 84
SAMF 71
 
Final
ECU 73
HAW 75
Final
CHAM 60
MIZZ 74
Final
CCAR 61
LAMON 48
Final
OKLA 75
UCLA 65
Final
ELON 65
UNF 72
 
Final
UWMIL 66
ORU 69
Final
WCU 66
CHIST 61
Final
DUKE 93
FUR 54
Final
BYU 85
PURD 87
Final
EVAN 79
USF 72
Final
COL 71
GTDNS 75
 
Final
VERM 73
BRY 47
 
Final
OSU 91
CAMP 64
Final
LOU 45
CLST 33
Final
UCF 69
DAVID 95
 
Final
IONA 126
DELST 76
 
Final
OU 78
UGST 83
Final
TOWS 97
GOUCHER 43
 
Final
ND 81
GRAM 54
 
Final
YALE 82
LAF 60
 
Final
GWU 91
LONG 66
 
Final
VT 78
UMO 63
 
Final
WAKE 83
MNTER 49
 
Final
NAVY 67
PSUHARRIS 42
 
Final
NCSU 84
RICH 72
Final
MINN 61
STJ 70
 
Final
JVU 69
TRINBAPT 57
 
Final
YOUNG 66
UMKC 63
 
Final
UAB 43
WISC 72
Final
CORN 67
CAN 60
 
Final
WVU 103
VMI 72
Final
DEP 74
LEH 86
 
Final
UNT 67
MVSU 52
 
Final
MARS 68
MORE 77
 
Final
TCU 74
RAD 50
 
Final
SELA 86
TENT 65
 
Final
SMU 72
TXSOU 59
 
Final
UTAH 85
TXPA 48
 
Final
LMU 66
UCR 62
 
Final
SCAR 89
UNCA 75
 
Final
SD 86
WAYNEST 69
 
Final
PITT 70
KYST 47
 
Final
UWGB 59
FLGC 45
 
Final
IOWA 70
NILL 49
 
Final
ORST 69
AUB 71
 
Final
MONT 75
CARROLLMT 52
 
Final
SUTAH 64
EKENT 73
 
Final
NMST 78
FAM 33
 
Final
WYO 65
STET 41
 
Final
EWASH 81
NKENTUCKY 60
 
Final
IDST 57
WLVRN 60
 
2nd
GEOR 47
UF 44
 
2nd
GONZ 60
UGA 51
 
2nd
NIOWA 56
NW 37
 
2nd
CAL 38
CPSL 33
 
2nd
UCD 51
UTST 46
 
1st
SDST 29
ARZ 26
 
1st
NDAK 40
ALAST 15
 
1st
CSNO 10
PORST 16
 
11:30pm Tonight
AKAN
PAC
11:30pm Tonight
OKST
TULSA
Final
NYI 3
WAS 2
Final
BUF 1
WIN 2
Final
FLA 1
CAR 0
 
Final
TAM 4
NYR 3
 
Final
DET 5
PHI 2
 
Final
PIT 4
TOR 3
 
Final
MIN 0
LOS 4
 
3rd
COL 2
CHI 2
 
1st Intermission
SJS 0
CAL 0