Dec. 18, 2004 wire reports

DURHAM, N.C. -- Duke fired offensive coordinator Marty Galbraith after one season, during which the Blue Devils ranked last in the Atlantic Coast Conference in points and total offense.

"We've decided to go another direction offensively," Duke coach Ted Roof said in a statement. "Marty Galbraith is a good man and a good football coach, and we wish him well in his future endeavors."

Duke (2-9, 1-7) averaged 16.6 points and 265.5 yards per game.

Galbraith came to the Blue Devils after spending the 2003 season as tight ends coach for the NFL's Arizona Cardinals. Before that, he spent three seasons with North Carolina State, serving as offensive coordinator in 2001 and '02.

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