Video Blast: Darius Lipford
Darius Lipford
Darius Lipford

Posted Jul 21, 2009

The first commitment from the class of 2010 for the Blue Devils projects to be an asset on the defensive side of the ball, and will likely help on the basketball court as well.

Prospect: Darius Lipford
Status: Duke Commit - Class of 2010
Position: Outside Linebacker
Vitals: 6'2, 205lbs

Noteable: At Duke Lipford projects as either a wide receiver or tight end. In addition he has been in contact with the basketball staff and intends to walk-on to Mike Krzyzewski's team following the footsteps of former dual sport athlete Reggie Love. In AAU ball he plays for the Carolina Flight program which finished finished 6th at 15U AAU Nationals and finished 10th at 16U AAU Nationals.

Scout's Take: Sporting offers from both East Carolina and Duke while also getting interest from NC State, Virginia Tech, and South Carolina, Darius Lipford made his pick on Tuesday night informing the Duke coaching staff.

Lipford measures out at 6'4 and 210 pounds while running a 4.6 forty yard dash. In the weight room he reports a max bench press of 250 pounds and a squat max of 380 pounds. Other measurables include a 6-foot-9 wingspan and a 38" vertical jump. As a sophomore he also lettered in track, finishing second in the state for the long jump at 21'6" and a high jump of 6'5"

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