DURHAM, N.C. – Fresh off an appearance in the East-West Shrine Game, former Duke Blue Devils quarterback Anthony Boone has been invited to participate at the 2015 NFL Combine, set for February 17-23 in Indianapolis, Ind.
The senior quarterback who was recently was named the team’s recipient of the Carmen Falcone Most Valuable Player Award as well as receiving the Steve Brooks Captain Award last Friday, will join Blue Devil teammates Takoby Cofield, Jamison Crowder and Laken Tomlinson at the pro scouting event as announced on Wednesday.
In 2014, Boone helped Duke to a 9-4 mark and third straight bowl appearance with a trip to the Hyundai Sun Bowl.
Boone completed 255-of-453 passes for 2,700 yards and tossed 19 touchdowns against just eight interceptions.
The honorable mention All-ACC signal-caller also added 375 rushing yards and five ground scores.
Boone was named the recipient of the Carmen Falcone Award as Duke’s Most Valuable Player at the program’s annual banquet last Friday night.
The Weddington, N.C., native ended his time as a Blue Devil holding or sharing 12 Duke single season or career records including:
- most wins as a starting QB in a career (19), most wins as a starting QB in a season (nine in 2013 & 2014);
- most pass attempts in a quarter (26 vs. Miami, 2014 [4th]);
- most games with 100+ passing yards in a season (13 in 2014), best pass completion-to-interception ratio in a career (22.50-1) ;
- best pass attempt-to-interception ratio in a career (38.46-1), most TD passes of 50 or more yards by a combination in a career (4; to Jamison Crowder) ;
- most total offensive plays in a season (547 in 2014);
- most passing yards in a bowl game (427 vs. Texas A&M in 2013 Chick-fil-A Bowl) ;
- most passing TDs in a bowl game (3 vs. Texas A&M in 2013 Chick-fil-A Bowl) ;
- most total offensive yards in a bowl game (454 vs. Texas A&M in 2013 Chick-fil-A Bowl) ; and
- most total touchdown responsibility in a bowl game (4 vs. Texas A&M in 2013 Chick-fil-A Bowl).
Boone, Cofield, Crowder and Tomlinson helped the Blue Devils to 28 victories over the past four seasons, the 2013 ACC Coastal Division championship and three consecutive bowl game appearances – 2012 Belk, 2013 Chick-fil-A and 2014 Hyundai Sun.