Duke football recruiting back on track

A significant setback hasn’t stopped Duke football’s recruiting from regaining its footing as spring heads toward summer.

Four-star linebacker Ellis Brooks of Richmond’s Benedictine Prep backed off his verbal commitment to the Blue Devils last week. Brooks had been the jewel of Duke’s early work on the class of 2017.

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