It was quite the second half for Duke Blue Devils freshman cornerback DeVon Edwards.
After returning a kickoff in the third quarter 100 yards for a touchdown, Edwards was dragged for 15-20 yards by North Carolina State Wolfpack wide receiver Quinton Payton before he broke free and punched it in for a score.
Rather than sulk about it, Edwards pulled off perhaps the best day in college football for any player.
In a matter of 16 seconds, the cornerback picked off NC State quarterbacks twice, and returned both interceptions for a touchdown.
Check out the sequence:
And interception No. 2:
The first interception was off of Wolfpack quarterback Brandon Mitchell and was returned 22 yards for a score. The second was off Pete Thomas and was returned – 16 seconds later – for a 45-yard touchdown.
Edwards accounted for 21 points – if you count the extra points – outscoring North Carolina State by himself, through special teams and defense.
There were no real standout players offensively for either side, as both teams threw three picks. NC State running back Shadrach Thornton led all rushers with 26 carries for 103 yards.
With the help of the Edwards scoring spree, Duke won 38-20 and moved to 7-2 on the season and 3-2 in the ACC Coastal Division. NC State dropped to 3-6, and 0-6 in the ACC.