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Friday, February 14, 2014
Everett's Lukas Denis picks up first D1 offer

By Brendan C. Hall

Everett High junior defensive back Lukas Denis picked up his first Division 1 offer this afternoon, from UMass, he announced on his Twitter account.

Just picked up my first offer from umass #blessed

— Lukas Denis (@_LukasDenis7) February 14, 2014


The 5-foot-11, 170-pounder had a breakthrough campaign this fall, earning ESPN Boston All-State honors after helping the Crimson Tide reach the Division 1 North Finals. From the cornerback position, Denis registered 32 tackles and one interception. As a wide receiver, he had 14 catches for 313 yards and three touchdowns, and returned a punt for another score.

Denis, one of the top defensive back prospects in Massachusetts, also has interest from Boston College and Syracuse. He generally projects as a cornerback at the next level.