Duke parted wayswith head football coach David Cutcliffe on Sunday after he spent 14 seasons at the helm, the school announced.
The Blue Devils lost to Miami on Saturday, their eighth consecutive defeat after starting 2021 with a 3-1 record. Trooper Taylor will serve as the interim head coach.
Cutcliffe, 67, went 77-97 in 14 seasons at the school, but just 10-25 in the last three years following an Independence Bowl win after the 2018 season.
Before arriving at Duke, Cutcliffe spent seven years at Ole Miss, winning four bowl games. He was an offensive assistant at Tennessee, helping in the development of Peyton Manning at Tennessee and Eli Manning at Ole Miss.
Duke had issues on both sides of the ball this season, ranking last in the ACC in scoring offense.
In 2013, his sixth year at Duke, he led the Blue Devils to 10 wins, the only double-digit victory season at Duke in 100 years of playing college football.
He has a career record of 121-125 in 21 seasons of coaching.
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