Anthony Boone will lead Duke on and off the field this year as a team captain. Credit: CHUCK LIDDY
The Blue Devils held their annual vote for team captains over the weekend, and four upperclassmen were picked to lead the team. They are:
QB Anthony Boone, R-Jr.: Never a huge surprise to see the starting quarterback named a team captain (and it's probably a little red flag when you don't see it). The players had said all camp that Boone had taken control of the offense and made it his own. This vote seems to confirm that.
By the way, look for a longer feature on Boone's place in head coach David Cutcliffe's quarterback lineage later tonight online and in tomorrow's paper. In the meantime, here is a profile I wrote on Boone last year (along with some extra details that didn't make the final cut).