January 17, 2007
Poggi confirms his Duke commitment
Baltimore (Md.) Gilman linebacker Sam Poggi has long been thought to be leaning strong to Duke, but now there is no doubt, as the 6-2, 215 pounder is now officially committed to the Blue Devils.
"I gave [Duke] my verbal...I did it during the season but I wanted to keep it quiet because personally I wanted to focus on my season and I didn't want it to be a distraction," Poggi said.
Poggi is the son of former Blue Devil Biff Poggi and will likely line up at either linebacker or safety for Duke depending on how his body develops when he arrives on campus.
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