April 24, 2009

Duke taking a close look at Thomas

Defensive line is an area of focus for the Duke football coaching staff as they move deeper into the 2010 recruiting period. One prospect that has recently pushed his way onto the Blue Devils recruiting board is 6-foot-2, 271 pound tackle Tra Thomas from Wadesboro (N.C.) Anson High.

Thomas was a virtual unknown until the talented junior burst onto the scene with huge performances at the Rivals.com North Carolina Five-Star Showdown in late March, the VTO Sports Elite 100 combine in mid-April and the N.C. Shrine Bowl combine held just a little more than a week ago.

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