Duke

Observations

Duke senior nose guard Kinney Rucker was listed as probable for Saturday's game with a foot injury that had plagued him throughout training camp. At the start of the game, he was dressed in full uniform and showed few signs of discomfort as he warmed up before the game.

The 6-foot-1, 295-pounder showed even less discomfort as he subbed in on the defensive line, charging in after Richmond quarterback Eric Ward.

With the release of Duke's depth chart last week, junior kickers Nick Maggio and Will Snyderwine were both listed as starters, and Duke coach David Cutcliffe decided to use both Saturday.

Snyderwine was selected for kickoffs. Maggio, who has more experience as a kicker, came in for field goals and extra points. He missed his first field goal attempt of the season in the first quarter, sending a 38-yarder wide left. He converted a PAT in the second quarter but missed a 36-yard field goal attempt in the third quarter.

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