January 5, 2007

Peach State kicker sets Duke visit

It doesn't take a great amount of exhaustive research to conclude that Duke could have won a handful of football games in 2006 if the Blue Devils had been better on special teams.

Kicking and punting were two of the most costly problems the program encountered this past season, and the staff has hit the recruiting trail hoping to help make sure similar struggles aren't repeated in 2007.

Suwanee (Ga.) Peachtree Ridge punter/kicker combo specialist Drew Butler appears to have risen to the top of the wish list for the Blue Devils, who are now in the stretch run before National Signing Day which falls on Feb. 7 this year.

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