Duke Running Back Done For the Year

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Wednesday Oct. 29, 2008
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Duke running back Re'quan Boyette is out for
the season with a knee injury. Blue Devils coach David Cutcliffe said Wednesday that Boyette will redshirt because he has yet to fully heal from knee surgery.

The senior co-captain was projected to be Duke's starting tailback after leading the team in rushing during the previous two seasons. He hurt his left knee during a preseason scrimmage, had surgery Aug. 9 and hasn't played a down this season. After sitting out this season, he plans to return for his final
year in 2009. He has 1,072 career yards rushing on 251 carries.

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