Recruiting report: Football? Track? Both? Lincoln High's Darius Luff will have options in college

Darius Luff is a state champion hurdler, but he also has earned scholarship offers for football.

Lincoln High's Darius Luff had a breakout track season in 2018. The soon-to-be senior won the 110-meter hurdles in record fashion at the state track meet in May, along with the 300-meter intermediate hurdles.

Luff currently holds three scholarship offers. Division I North Dakota has offered him to play football. So too has Division II Sioux Falls. Augustana, another Division II school, has offered him a chance to run track and play football. 

"I don't know for sure if I am going to play football or run track in college," Luff said. "It is a matter of who offers me the most (scholarship) money and where I fit the most."

North Dakota saw him at the Iowa State camp in June and liked what they saw.

"They had been talking to me before that camp about an offer but they wanted to see me move laterally instead of just straight line track speed," he said.

Luff knows what he can do on the track. He is working to get better at a few things if he is gong to play football at the next level.

"I am working on getting bigger and working on my feet," he said. "I am going to need to be bigger if I am gong to play football at North Dakota or any other school that may offer me a scholarship."

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