February 7, 2007

Which signees might be instant impacts?

Ultimately, recruiting classes are judged on long term yields, but there's always speculation on National Signing Day about which signees could make impacts as true freshmen.

In recent seasons, Duke has played more true freshmen than any other program in the country. However, coach Ted Roof is trending more toward redshirting true freshmen in an effort to build long term stability in the Duke program.

While a vast majority of the 2007 Blue Devil signing class likely will be redshirted this season, there are a few players who just might get a chance to make a first year impact.

Devils Illustrated breaks down the players we think have the best odds of seeing action as true freshmen.

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