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Thomas Duarte will announce on Friday

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Santa Ana (Calif.) Mater Dei tight end Thomas Duarte has consistently said all year he wanted to take his official visits in January before making his decision. The athlete has since had a change of plans.

Thomas Duarte had a huge senior season at receiver and defensive end earning numerous post-season honors. He's being recruited as a hybrid tight end/H-Back in college but is playing a traditional tight end role this week during the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl. "It's definitely a new role for me," Duarte said. "I'm used to lining up as a receiver and being moved around so when the coaches...

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