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David Cutcliffe is shaking up his staff at Duke with new roles and responsibilities

Following a disappointing 2-9 season, David Cutcliffe is doing some considerable shaking up of his staff at Duke.

For starters, Cutcliffe will no longer serve as the offensive play caller after taking back that responsibility the last few years. The role of offensive play caller will now fall on Jeff Faris, a former Duke player who has been a part of the Blue Devils staff since 2012 and hold the title of co-offensive coordinator. Faris, who will also move from tight ends to quarterbacks will share the co-offensive coordinator title with running backs coach Re'Quan Boyette, who adds the title heading into the 2021 season.

Zac Roper will move from coaching the quarterbacks, to now working with the tight ends.

Trooper Taylor, who coached the team's receivers last year, is moving to the defensive side of the ball and will now work with corners.

Cut has also decided to have offensive line coach Greg Frey and linebackers coach Lanier Goethie handle recruiting coordinator responsibilities on each of their sides of the ball. Those roles had previously belonged to Matt Guerrieri (defense) and Faris (offense).

The program recently announced the addition of Calvin Magee as running backs coach. Magee most recently coached the tight ends in 2019 at Ole Miss, but had previously been a staple on Rich Rodriguez staffs at West Virginia, Michigan, and Arizona in the offensive coordinator role.

The lone coach returning to the staff with the same exact role and title that he carried in 2019 will be co-defensive coordinator / defensive line coach Ben Albert.

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