Graduate transfer Colby Campbell, who made five All-America teams and was runner-up for the Buck Buchanan Award at Presbyterian, will play at Duke next year.

The record-setting linebacker made 355 tackles in his Blue Hose career, including 96 in the 7-game spring season this year.

Among other PC players moving to other addresses in the fall are redshirt junior defensive tackle Tre Lanham to Mercer, graduate transfer offensive tackle Luke Foster to Temple and junior defensive back Trent Carrington to Northwestern.

Several others have reported receiving offers but are yet to announce their decisions.

On the other hand, new head coach Kevin Kelley has received a commitment from quarterback Ren Hefley, who is tranferring to PC from the University of Michigan.

The native of Bryant, Ark., made the Big 10’s all-academic team this school year but did not see game action for the Wolverines. In high school, he once threw 46 touchdown passes at Bryant High School on a state championship team. Hefley was also part of one of Kelley’s state championship teams at Pulaski Academy.

Four additional acrobats and tumblers will join coach Amber Morrell in the Presbyterian College program in the next school year.

The newcomers are Robyn Beeman (Helena, Ala.), Troi Hudson (Locust Grove, Ga.), Abby Katz (Columbia) and Dilara Michlena (Round Hill, Va.).

All four will really contribute to tumbling and have strong backgrounds in gymnastics,” Morrell said. “They each are strong students and I’m excited to see their success in the classroom, as well.”

It’s a wide, wide world for the three recruits signed by women’s tennis coach Joel Roberts.

En route to the Blue Hose courts are Madison Dennett (Palm City, Fla.), Valentia De Sousa (Caracus, Venezuela) and Claudia Sanchez (Betera, Valencia, Spain).

Madison, Valentina and Claudia will all be great assets to our program and the PC family. I can’t wait to get them on campus in August,” said Roberts.