December 6, 2006

Pridemore set to enroll in January

Potentially one of the top impact players from the 2006 signing class hasn't even had his first class yet at Duke, but that's all about to change for Buford (Ga.) cornerback Matt Pridemore, who is set to arrive on campus next semester.

"Yes, I am [enrolled for the spring]," Pridemore said Tuesday night. "I'm registered for classes and I'm getting ready to leave in about four weeks."

Pridemore's entry to Duke was delayed for a couple of reasons. The Blue Devils added Pontus Bondeson to their class late last year, which put them one scholarship over the 25 limit.

Pridemore was the ideal candidate to delay his enrollment and make room for Bondeson because he needed the time to recover from offseason shoulder surgery anyway, a process he says has gone very well.

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