So far this recruiting season one of the most difficult guys to catch up with has been Dallas (Ga.) East Paulding star Paul Duncan. His talent has however, has not been hard to find for the college coaches this spring as he has already picked up three offers.
“Duke offered me a while back,” said Duncan. “Last week Florida offered me and Louisville offered me on Friday. I’m getting heavy interest from a lot of other schools right now though.
My coach keeps me pretty updated on who is calling and stuff. He said Georgia Tech, Wake Forest and Auburn are all really close to offering and that Georgia has been showing a lot of interest too.”
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The 6-foot-6, 280 pound offensive tackle who runs the 40-yard dash in 5 seconds flat. He also boasts a 330 pound bench press.
“Right now my top schools would be Notre Dame, Duke, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Wake Forest, Tennessee and Alabama. As a kid I grew up pulling for Notre Dame and it was my dream to play there, but I also liked Georgia a lot.”
Duncan earned all-county and all-area efforts for his performance last year and can also play on the defensive side of the ball. His home on the college level, however, will be on the offensive line.
“I have already visited Duke, Georgia, Auburn, Tennessee, Georgia Tech and Virginia. I think that I liked the Duke visit the best. Not that I didn’t enjoy the other visits, but I was real impressed with Duke.
They treated me great and made me feel really special there. The groups were kind of small and I got a lot of personal attention from the coaches and I was able to get a lot of my questions answered about academic programs and stuff.”
Duncan stated that he would be in attendance this weekend at Georgia Tech for the NIKE camp.
“I’m looking for a school with good academics. I have always done pretty well in school and would to continue that. Distance from home is not a big thing for me. My family has always been pretty close and they will come see me play wherever I go. I also want to go to a winning program or at least one that is on an upswing.”