Quentin Harris had his third 200-yard game of the season against UNC.
While the Blue Devils couldn’t pull out a win at the end, Harris had 229 yards, 22 completions and a touchdown on the day.
That put him at 2,010 career yards, 191 completions and 21 touchdowns. That didn’t move him out of 20 place on the completions list or 13 on the touchdown passes rankings, but he did move up one spot, into 20 on Duke’s career passing yards list, passing Walt Rappold.
Rappold played for Duke from 1960 to 1962. He was a backup to Don Altman his first year, leading the “alternate” team, which actually produced more touchdowns than Altman’s first team. They did most of it on the ground, however. Rappold passed for 362 yards and had four interceptions without throwing a touchdown. Altman had three rushing touchdowns on the year.
The following two seasons, Rappold split time almost evenly with Gil Garner in 1961 and having the primary starters role the following season.
Rappold still appears in the Duke record book. He’s fourth among winningest Duke quarterbacks and has the third-best winning percentage. Rappold also had the third-most wins in a single season.
He went on to be drafted in both the NFL (9 round, by the Baltimore Colts) and AFL (26 round, by the Dallas Texans) but never played in the pros.
Rappold was also a high school basketball star, but he had to settle for playing on the intramural team while at Duke.
Here's Harris after the game.