May 3, 2006

Weaver keeping everybody even

Roxboro, N.C., Person County offensive tackle Doug Weaver has already made headlines twice in his recruitment.

He committed to Duke last October in the middle of his junior season.

However, coaching staff changes at Duke and new offers that have come since last fall caused him to reopen his recruitment earlier this year.

What is the latest with the 6-foot-6, 285 pounder? Devils Illustrated caught up with Weaver after his high school baseball team dropped a one run heartbreaker on the road at Southern Durham.

"I think we're eliminated from the playoffs," Weaver said. "I think I'm hitting in the range of .400...I'll be doggone glad when football comes back."

It's clear baseball just doesn't cut it for Weaver, who says he's added a couple of additional offers since we last spoke to him.

"East Carolina and Virginia have offered now. It's even with everybody right now."

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