Duke will also welcome a highly rated safety prospect in the form of Greenville (S.C.) standout Pat Martin. Martin, a 5'11, 200 pound prospect, has offers from UCLA, Minnesota, Maryland, and Duke in the early going.
With Duke needing help along the defensive line in the class of 2011, a number of defensive linemen are expected to be in camp this weekend. Recently offered defensive end prospect Desmond Floyd out of Union County (S.C.) will be in, as will Delaware three star defensive tackle Trip Thurman (6'5, 295, 5.2 forty). Maryland defensive end prospect Jonathan Woodruff (6'2, 200, 4.8) is another name confirmed as is in-state defensive tackle prospect, Monte Golden (6'1, 290) out of Northside High in Jacksonville.
With a continued commitment to recruiting in-state, the Blue Devils will welcome a number of top prospects from the Old North State.
In addition to Golden, Duke will host 5-foot-11 Raleigh wide receiver Isaiah Johnson (5'11, 180, 4.6) and Durham prospects Vad Lee (6'1, 200, 4.5) - a three star wide receiver as well as Jordan High's T.J. Thorpe (5'11, 160, 4.6).
From the Greensboro area comes outside linebacker Denzel Jones (5'11, 230); cornerback Torian Patterson (5'11, 165, 4.5); wide receiver Airyn Willis (6'2, 180, 4.4) and cornerback Jeremy Reynolds (5'9, 165).
Other notable names include Virginia outside linebacker Christian Norton (6'3, 215, 4.7) out of Deep Run High; Gonzaga College (Md.) three star quarterback prospect Kevin Hogan (6'4, 200); Damascus (Md.) High wideout Brandon Phelps (6'0, 175, 4.5); and Atlanta (Ga.) Westlake High outside linebacker Chris Tavarez (5'11, 185).