Duke football starting cornerback Mark Gilbert has opted out for the remainder of the college football season to prepare for the NFL Draft. Another brutal blow for the 1-5 Duke Blue Devils as for the second time this week David Cutcliffe has seen a player opt out for the reminder of the season. Following the opt out of backup quarterback Chris Katrenick because of personal reasons, cornerback Mark Gilbert has opted out to focus his attention on the 2021 NFL Draft.
Duke football backup quarterback Chris Katrenick opted out of the 2020 season because of personal reasons. The Duke Blue Devils were dealt some uncomfortable news as backup quarterback Chris Katrenick opted out of the 2020 season citing personal circumstances, the team announced last week. Katrenick was in a preseason quarterback battle between Chase Brice and Gunnar Holmberg, where Brice was ultimately named as the starting quarterback.
The Duke basketball program will have some strange home cooking this season as the scheduling circus continues to evolve. Things have fallen fast regarding the Orlando bubble in the college basketball world and it all collapsed Monday afternoon. Just over 24 hours after reports surfaced that the event was on life support, ESPN has now pulled the plug on all the events taking place in Florida, leaving many programs scrambling for non-conference games as the season begins in one month.