Monday, August 6, 2012
John Mellencamp's son walks on at Duke
By Heather Dinich
Duke freshman Hud Mellencamp -- the son of singer/songwriter John Mellencamp -- has been added to the roster as a walk-on defensive back.
Mellencamp was home-schooled and didn't play high school football. Duke coach David Cutcliffe said he's going to try to help Mellencamp stay behind the scenes as he gets acclimated to the sport. Good luck with that. "Hud's gonna be a football sta-ar ..." Ok, ok, I'll stop. But I went to school in Indiana. I'm pretty sure I scouted out Mellencamp's house one day. I'll try and let Hud practice in peace, though. After all, he's just an American kid, doin' the best he can ...