Signee: TE/DE Zipp Duncan

Posted Feb 2, 2005

Elizabethtown (Ky.)'s Zipp Duncan has signed with Kentucky

Zipp Duncan
Tight End/Defensive Lineman
6-5, 250, Fr-HS,
Magnolia, Ky. (Elizabethtown)

First-team all-state as a senior at Elizabethtown (Ky.) HS … Three-year starter, playing tight end on offense and defensive end (senior year), defensive tackle (junior), and linebacker (sophomore) on the other side of the ball … Caught 36 passes as a senior, good for 412 yards and seven touchdowns … Breakout junior year featured 61 catches for 731 yards and 11 TDs … Career receiving totals feature 123 catches for 1,396 yards and 23 TDs, tremendous numbers for a tight end … Made 97 tackles, including eight quarterback sacks plus five fumble recoveries, as a senior … Had 99 tackles and three sacks as a junior … Three-year pick on the all-district and all-area teams … Honorable-mention all-state as a junior … Team went to the state playoffs all three of his seasons, going 12-3 and reaching the state finals his junior year and advancing to the state quarterfinals as a senior … Earned team’s academic award for highest grade-point average … The No. 10 prospect in Kentucky by SuperPrep and No. 13 by … Coached by Brett Burnett … “Zipp has the potential to potential to play a number of positions,” Burnett said. “He could play tight end, defensive end, or even in the offensive line. He’ still growing. He ha a good work ethic in the weight room. He’s very intelligent and understands the game. He’s going to be a great Wildcat.” … Will be a three-year letterman in basketball, playing power forward … Will be a three-year letterman in track and field, competing in the shot put and discus … Second in the state in the shot put his junior year … Honor-roll student who is a member of the Beta Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and Interact Club for community service … Chose Kentucky over Cincinnati, Marshall, and Stanford.

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