Nov 9, 2013; Durham, NC, USA; North Carolina State Wolfpack quarterback Brandon Mitchell (8) looks to run against the Duke Blue Devils defense at Wallace Wade Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark Dolejs-USA TODAY Sports

NC State WR Quinton Payton 80-yard TD grab (GIF)

Duke retook the lead after thirteen unanswered points by North Carolina State after a 100-yard kickoff return for a touchdown by freshman cornerback DeVon Edwards.  The TD put the Blue Devils up 17-13 heading into the 4th quarter.

But, the Wolfpack took the lead right back on this 80-yard touchdown catch from Quinton Payton, thrown by Brandon Mitchell.

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Payton dragged Edwards for what seems like 20 yards on the play before breaking free and punching it in the end zone.

The Duke corner would get his revenge though – and then some.

Edwards picked off Mitchell 3 minutes later and returned it 25 yards for a Duke score – after Duke scored on a 5-yard rush from Brandon Connette.  16 seconds later, he intercepted another NC State pass, this time from Pete Thomas, and returned it 45 yards for a touchdown.

DeVon Edwards 21-North Carolina State 20.

To recap, in a matter of 26 seconds, Duke went from down a field goal to up 17 points.  Impressive.

With the assumed win, Duke will move to 3-2 in the ACC Coastal Division and 7-2 overall.  NC State is still looking for their first ACC win of the year, and move to 3-6 on the season.

[H/T] GIFDSports.com

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