Detric Dukes is a linebacker from Atlanta, Georgia’s Tucker High School. He committed to the Cards back on April 15, soon after being in town for the spring game. We caught up with him to ask some questions about his high school team, his latest college offer, and more…
CSZ: What made you choose UofL?
Dukes: What made me commit was the family feeling. The coaches and players are really close. The coaching staff really cares about their players. I just can’t wait to get up there and be apart of the family.
CSZ: You have some pretty impressive offers. Auburn has offered a scholarship and Ohio State recently did as well. Do those matter now, or is it 100% to Louisville?
Dukes: It’s a 100% Louisville.
CSZ: What did you think of the Cards beating Florida in the Sugar Bowl?
Dukes: Well I wasn’t shocked. I knew what we had.
CSZ: Love that answer!
CSZ: So you were in town for the Spring Game this year. What did you think?
Dukes: The city is great, the fans are loyal, and the stadium is nice!
CSZ: Are you excited about playing in the ACC when you get to Louisville?
Dukes: I’m very excited. I’m ready to compete.
CSZ: What are your expectations for your senior season at Tucker High School?
Dukes: We’re looking good; state champs!
CSZ: Here are some random questions. Who are your 5 favorite musical artists?
Dukes: Chief Keef, Rich Homie Quan, Wiz Khalifa, Lil’ Wayne, Miguel
CSZ: Favorite food?
Dukes: I love to eat steak.
CSZ: Favorite NFL team and player?
Dukes: Miami Dolphins and favorite player was Ray Lewis.
CSZ: We appreciate Detric taking the time to talk with us! We will keep up with him this season and keep you updated on how he is doing! Follow Detric on twitter @DetricDukes