banner
Duke

Montgomery named Associate HC at Duke

Posted February 11, 2013

— Duke announced Monday that former Blue Devils wide receiver and Shelby, North Carolina native, Scottie Montgomery, has been named associate head coach under David Cuttcliffe.

Montgomery will also serve as the offensive coordinator of the passing game.

“I am extremely happy to be at Duke University,” Montgomery said. “We have the best football program in college football because of, first and foremost, David Cutcliffe. And when I had the ability to come back and work for him, it made things a lot easier than a lot of people might think."

Montgomery has spent the last three seasons as the wide receivers coach for the Pittsburgh Steelers following a four-year stint at Duke in the same role.

“When myself and Kurt Roper and the offensive staff got together and looked at the possibilities across the country to replace two coaches, we started in one place,” Cutcliffe said. “We wanted to hire the best football coach that we could hire and who we thought was the best football coach in America. That came to Scottie Montgomery – it started there; nowhere else.”

During his four-year coaching tenure at Duke, Montgomery coached two-time All-ACC wide receiver Eron Riley and recruited Conner Vernon and Donovan Varner. 

Montgomery played at Duke before going undrafted in 2000. He spent four seasons in the NFL with the Carolina Panthers, Denver Broncos and Oakland Raiders. Two of those seasons were spent on practice squads, but he made his debut for the Broncos in 2000. Montgomery played in the Arena Football League in 2005 for the Georgia Force.

At Duke, Montgomery finished his career second all-time in the program’s history with 171 catches and third in yards at 2,379. He now ranks fourth and sixth in those categories, respectively.

He is one of four players to lead the program in receptions in three consecutive years and is one of just six two-time team MVPs in school history.

13 Comments

This story is closed for comments.

Oldest First
View all
  • Toddler10-21 Feb 12, 4:11 a.m.

    Think he did a good job in Pittsburgh. Our problems with the wide outs were the dropped passes and fumbles after the catch, dont think that was coaches fault, but hey you have to blame someone. Good luck coach.

  • 321oohaw Feb 11, 10:10 p.m.

    I am extremely happy to be at Duke University, Montgomery said. We have the best football... View More

    — Posted by Constitutional-Defender

    We don't win the most games in the country, but it is the BEST football program in the country.
    View More

    — Posted by DUKE4EVER

    ...You must say that because of the new helmets

  • 321oohaw Feb 11, 10:08 p.m.

    "Montgomery will also serbe as the offensive coordinator of the passing game."

    Typo!!... View More

    — Posted by NCSU84

    ...Thanks professor

  • DUKE4EVER Feb 11, 7:35 p.m.

    I am extremely happy to be at Duke University, Montgomery said. We have the best football... View More

    — Posted by Constitutional-Defender

    We don't win the most games in the country, but it is the BEST football program in the country.

    GO DUKE!!

  • DUKE4EVER Feb 11, 7:34 p.m.

    Great to have him back!

    GO DUKE!!

  • GunnyGoesArrrgh Feb 11, 7:22 p.m.

    He should be a welcome addition to Duke's coaching staff - win-win for Montgomery and Coach Cut.

  • iron fist Feb 11, 6:34 p.m.

    Wish he could have done more for the Steelers but wishing him well at Duke

  • tlg0022 Feb 11, 6:34 p.m.

    I am extremely happy to be at Duke University, Montgomery said. We have the best football... View More

    — Posted by Constitutional-Defender

    What else is he supposed to say?

  • Hokies94 Feb 11, 3:39 p.m.

    He will get to work with a great coach. He should be happy to come back home. Duke always has great receivers and QB's.

  • Constitutional-Defender Feb 11, 3:36 p.m.

    I am extremely happy to be at Duke University, Montgomery said. We have the best football program in college football.

    BWAHHHHHHHHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA.........AHHHHHHHHHAHAHAHAHAH
    AHAAAAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

More...

 

 

  • NFL: San Diego at Denver

    Tonight at 8:25 on WRAL-TV

  • ACC: North Carolina at Virginia

    Saturday at 12:25 pm on WRAL-TV

  • NFL: San Diego Chargers at Denver Broncos

    Tonight at 8:25 on 620am

  • NHL: Carolina Hurricanes at Calgary Flames

    Tonight at 8:30 on 99.9 The Fan

Scoreboard
Local
7:00pm Tonight
ECU
UCONN
7:00pm Tonight
CHA
IND
 
9:00pm Tonight
CAL
CAR
 
Final
KAN 7
SFG 2
Final
ORL 89
HOU 90
Final
BOS 100
BRK 86
Final
NYK 103
WAS 100
Final
MEM 96
CLE 92
Final
MIL 91
MIN 110
Final
SAN 107
ATL 117
Final
LAL 94
POR 86
 
4th
LAC 79
PHO 80
 
7:00pm Tonight
CHA
IND
 
7:30pm Tonight
DET
PHI
 
8:00pm Tonight
NOP
DAL
 
7:00pm Tonight
ECU
UCONN
8:00pm Tonight
VT
MIAMI
7:00pm Wednesday
OTT 0
TOR 0
Final
PIT 3
PHI 5
Final
EDM 3
WAS 2
3rd
ANA 2
BUF 0
 
7:00pm Tonight
BOS
NYI
 
7:30pm Tonight
DET
PIT
 
8:00pm Tonight
MIN
ARI
 
8:00pm Tonight
NAS
CHI
 
8:00pm Tonight
STL
VAN
 
9:00pm Tonight
CAL
CAR
 
10:30pm Tonight
LOS
BUF
 
10:30pm Tonight
SJS
CLB
 
8:25pm Tonight
DEN
SDC