December 31, 2006

Did dad finally come around?

Although he himself was thrilled to finally put the recruiting process behind him and commit to the Florida Gators, Westlake Village (Calif.) Oaks Christian defensive end Duke Lemmens was still a bit apprehensive about his decision - so much so that he put off making it public for a couple of days.

When Lemmens committed to Urban Meyer on the Sunday of his official in mid November, he asked that it be kept quiet for a couple of days in order for him to find a way to break the news to his father - who preferred that he stay closer to home on the west coast.

At that time, Lemmens told he believed that eventually his father would accept his decision to move across the country. One month later and that appears to be the case.

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