Martellus Bennett Says Duke Visit Is Possible

After hearing the rumors of his intentions, Texas power forward and football tight end prospect Martellus Bennett says he's starting to have things clear up for him in the recruiting process. The 6'7, 235 pounder also says a trip to Duke is not out of the question.

Martellus Bennett can talk with the best of ‘em, but he also knows how to back it up.

The two-sport star, who is looking to play both sports in college, scored 38 points in a loss on Thursday at the Academy National Invitational.

Bennett, a one-time Miami commit for football, said he may not visit Miami after the Hurricanes landed a big-time tight end earlier in the week.

``I don't know if I'm going to get up there at all," Bennett said.

Bennett said that he's considering Duke, Georgia Tech, Kansas, Texas and Texas A&M. He hasn't eliminated Miami quite yet, either.

Duke hasn't been up to watch him play and it's still somewhat unclear the level of interest that the Blue Devils have in Bennett. However, Bennett said he spoke to Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski within the past 10 days.

``I'll probably visit two basketball schools," said Bennett, who has already used up a pair of visits at Texas and Oklahoma. "I might go to Duke."

``Coach K told me I can just play basketball or he is fine if I play both," he added.

While Bennett said he is still uncertain where he'll end up, he did admit that one school offers the best combination of the two sports.

``Probably A&M because I would start in football and probably start in basketball, also," added Bennett.

It also doesn't hurt that Bennett's brother, who plays football, recently transferred to Texas A&M and will be eligible next season.

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