DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Anthony Boone matched a career high with four touchdown passes and Duke opened its season by routing Elon 52-13 on Saturday night.
Issac Blakeney caught two of those scores from Boone, covering 19 and 4 yards. Jamison Crowder caught the other two, from 46 and 13 yards.
Boone - who also threw four TDs two years ago against Virginia - finished this one 22 of 33 for 247 yards, and Shaq Powell added a 2-yard touchdown run.
Ross Martin kicked a 49-yard field goal and backup quarterback Thomas Sirk added two late touchdown runs for the defending ACC Coastal Division champions, who scored TDs on five of their first six possessions.
John Gallagher kicked field goals of 36 and 35 yards and B.J. Bennett added a late 2-yard touchdown run for Elon.