In-State Lineman Liked Durham

When it comes to recruiting in-state the Blue Devil coaching staff is leaving no stone unturned. Duke is recruiting players that are well known and those who may be flying somewhat under the radar. One player who measured out and performed well at camp is New London (N.C.) North Stanly High's Glenn Presslar.

"My overall experience at the Duke camp was a good one," said Glenn Presslar. "I worked hard and learned a few things. The entire camp had a high intensity level throughout despite it being very hot. For me the best part of the day was the one on one drills. It gave me a chance to show what I can do."

"Overall I thought it was one of the best camps I've been to this summer and I always have high expectations of my performance. I think I did very well that day, but I also think I could have done better in the 40 time. They didn't tell the linemen what they ran, but I usually run between a 5.1 and a 5.3."

Proving yourself at camp is one way to earn interest and offers. Especially when your high school program has just changed coaching staffs and you are hoping to get your name on to the various recruiting boards. So far it's worked well enough as Presslar has garnered various degrees of interest from several schools including East Carolina, Duke, NC State, Elon, and Penn State. When it comes to Duke, the process appears to be somewhat fluid.

"The coaches told me they were still going through the recruiting process and reviewing my film and transcripts. Before the camp I was really interested in the program, and after it I'm even more so. The coaches are very intense and very dedicated. I've gotten letter and emails from the coaches and had a good chance to speak with them on my visit."

With it appearing as though there won't be major changes in his recruiting process until early in his senior season at North Stanly, Presslar says he's hopeful the coaching staff's review of his information will lead to more.

"Duke would be in the top five list. Attending a place like Duke will get you a terrific education and the football program is definitely up and coming."

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