Duke football coach David Cutcliffe announced on Tuesday the promotion of Matt Guerrieri to assistant coach. Guerrieri has served as a graduate assistant coach with the Blue Devils for the past three seasons.
Guerrieri has coached Duke’s safeties over the past two seasons, where he has aided in the development of Jeremy Cash, a two-time second team All-America choice, and DeVon Edwards, an All-ACC selection this past year.
Guerrieri served as a defensive graduate assistant coach at Lenoir-Rhyne in 2011, helping coach the secondary and the outside linebackers. He assisted in guiding the Bears to the 2011 South Atlantic Conference championship and coached safety Michael Green to all-conference and all-region honors.
Guerrieri was a three-year letterman on the gridiron at Davidson, where he started at safety. He served as senior captain for the Wildcats and was a three-time All-Pioneer Football League Honor Roll selection.
Guerrieri, who graduated from Davidson in 2011 with a degree in sociology, earned a master’s degree in Christian studies from Duke in 2014.
• Former Duke quarterback Anthony Boone has been invited to participate at the NFL Combine Feb. 17-23 in Indianapolis, Ind. He will join teammates Takoby Cofield, Jamison Crowder and Laken Tomlinson
at the event.
Duke senior center Elizabeth Williams was named Student-Athlete of the Week after leading the Blue Devils to a 74-67 overtime victory Sunday at 12th-ranked North Carolina.
N.C. State senior Lane Jarred and junior Brittni Watkins earned Eastern Atlantic Gymnastics League honors.
After the team’s win at Texas Woman’s University on Sunday, Jarred earned EAGL Specialist of the Week while Watkins was named EAGL Gymnast of the Week.
Watkins’ all-around score marked a career high for the All-American and marked the third-highest individual score in program history.