Florida RB Talks Duke

Having already secured a pair of running back commitments in the class of 2011, there is some debate as to how many more players are needed at the position going forward. One player to watch is Florida's Orville Reynolds who spoke to TDD about his contact and impressions of the Blue Devil program.

"I haven't had a chance to visit Duke at this point," said Parkland (Fla.) Douglas High running back Orville Reynolds. "I've spoken to their coaches a few times though and I like what they are doing with the program."

Reynolds, who measures out at 5-foot-8 and 175 pounds reports an early offer from Western Kentucky and interest from a number of small schools. He says he has not progressed far enough into the recruiting world to feel comfortable naming a top five list at this time. However, when such a list comes out he admits Duke will likely be near the top of the list.

"I know they are recruiting more and more high level athletes to build a stronger program. They are playing against the best in the ACC and they are still rebuilding. I really like where they are going. They have a really good coaching staff that seems to really know how to use the better athletes."

With college life around the corner, Reynolds says he's focusing more and more on the process of finding a scholarship offer he is eager to jump on.

"I am looking at the ways the coaches relate to their players and how I would be used at the various schools and how early I could get on the field."

Reynolds describes himself as having good speed and the ability to quickly change directions. He notes he has strong receiving abilities out of the backfield, but wants to work on his technique in pass protection situations.

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