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Duke, Cutcliffe tweet new coach hire

Twitter photo of Duke head coach David Cutcliffe and new coach Scottie Montgomery at dinner Sunday evening (Photo: @DavidCutcliffe)

Twitter photo of Duke head coach David Cutcliffe and new coach Scottie Montgomery at dinner Sunday evening (Photo: @DavidCutcliffe)

[dropcap]D[/dropcap]uke head coach David Cutcliffe creatively used Twitter to officially introduce new wide receivers coach Scottie Montgomery.

Though it had been reported on Friday, the official announcement from Duke didn’t come until this morning.

On Sunday, Cutcliffe (@DavidCutcliffe) teased the announcement Sunday evening with the following tweet and photo:

The Duke Football Twitter account (@Duke_FB) made the announcement official this morning, even answering questions related to Montgomery’s title and the staff roles from a Duke blogger.

 

 

 

 

Nicely done.

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Report: Scottie Montgomery to join Duke staff

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that former Duke player and coach Scottie Montgomery will return. (Photo: Duke Athletics)

Scottie Montgomery (Photo: Duke Athletics)

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that Steelers wide receivers coach Scottie Montgomery will become the offensive coordinator at Duke.

Montgomery played wide receiver at Duke from 1996–99 and later in the NFL for the Panthers, Broncos and Raiders.

Following his playing career, Montgomery returned to Duke to coach the Blue Devils’ wide receivers coach for four seasons (2006–2009). He was hired by the Steelers in 2010.

David Cutcliffe lost two staff members in recent weeks, passing game coordinator and wide receivers coach Matt Lubick, who joined Mark Helfrich’s staff at Oregon, and tight ends coach and special teams coordinator Ron Middleton, who left for the Jacksonville Jaguars.

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