Due to the fact June 24th, the Duke Blue Devils have additional 13 commitments to their 2023 class. They now have 22 total commits and a course that is at present ranked 3rd in the ACC and 17th nationally.
Among the the new wave of commitments is Hoover (Ala.) offensive deal with Ethan Hubbard, who knew he wished to be a Blue Devil all through his formal stop by.
“On my formal pay a visit to, I got a great sense for the direction of the software that Mentor (Mike) Elko is creating,” Hubbard reported of his determination. “It felt like household when I was there. He wants to earn. Me and my mom and dad preferred him a good deal. He was really down to earth.”
The 6-foot-7, 270-pound prospect camped with the Duke before in June. That led to the Blue Devils extending an give to Hubbard a couple of days afterwards on June 21st, his initially electrical power 5 offer.
“Coaches have been fantastic at camp,” Hubbard famous. “Coach (Adam) Cushing and I ended up conversing for a number of months and requested me to arrive to camp to function with me. I preferred the way he confirmed me how to improve and not convey to me. He favored my dimensions and how athletic I am. I performed a lot basketball developing up and it helps me have rapidly toes.”
Through the thirty day period of June, Hubbard also camped and picked up further delivers from South Florida and UCF.
Having said that, Duke remained a prime university during his recruiting approach and having a more in-depth glance at the university and what head mentor Mike Elko and his personnel are developing during his formal stop by was a large crucial in his selection.
“The campus was brilliant. Football amenities had been wonderful and Elko has strategies to make them even improved. I got to hang out with a bunch of players and I got together good with them.”
Hubbard joins a Duke offensive line course that also includes Caleb Dorris of Ensworth (Tenn.) and Reagan McCranie of Chase (N.C.).