February 10, 2012

Running back to visit soon

The Blue Devils absolutely cleaned up at the running back position in 2012 with commitments from four-star Nevada back Shaquille Powell and three-star Jela Duncan, a top in-state prospect. Now they're looking ahead to the next class.

Long ago Duke became the first school to verbally offer Dontea Ayres, a 5-foot-9, 205-pound back from Salisbury (Md.) Wicomico. Duke is still the only school that has offered but Ayres is hearing from Penn State, Vanderbilt, Michigan State, Maryland and Virginia. The contact has mostly been limited to mail so far but those schools have been in contact with Ayres' coach as well.

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