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Davis, five early-enrollees to speak at UNC NSD presser

Posted February 1, 2011

— North Carolina football will hold its annual Signing Day Press Conference Wednesday, Feb. 2, at 3:30 pm. Butch Davis will address the media at 3:30 pm and UNC's five January enrollees will follow at 4 pm.

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The Heels have several verbal commits for the 2011 class: offensive tackle Kiaro Holts, middle linebacker Travis Hughes, outside linebacker Norkeithus Otis, tight end Eric Ebron, tight end Jack Tabb, offensive guard Jarrod James, defensive tackle Shawn Underwood, cornerback Tim Scott, outside linebacker Christian Russell, defensive tackle Devonte Brown, running back Romar Morris, safety Brandon Ellerbe, safety Darien Rankin, running back Travis Riley, wide receiver Kameron Jackson, defensive end Tyler Alberts, kicker Miller Snyder, and running back Stephen Houston.

January enrollees include, quarterback Marquise Williams, wide receiver T.J. Thorpe, offensive lineman Landon Turner, running back Travis Riley, and defensive tackle Sylvester Williams.

Williams, a dual-threat quarterback out of Charlotte, was one of the most sought after signal-callers in the nation. Listed as the number 10 dual-threat QB in the country according to Rivals.com and the number 12 overall quarterback by Scout.com, Williams threw for 3,034 yards and 45 touchdowns his senior season.

Thorpe, Turner, and Riley all graduated early from high school in order to start their careers in Chapel Hill a semester early, while Sylvester Williams comes to North Carolina by way of Coffeyville Community College in Kansas.

Rivals.com lists Thorpe as the 14th best athlete in the nation, Turner the 13th best offensive tackle, and Riley the 37th best running back.

Williams, who only played one season of high school football before walking on to the team at Coffeyville, earned honorable-mention All-America honors this season and received a high three-star rating from the site. He will have two seasons of eligibility remaining.

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  • fireman1234 Feb 2, 2011

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    So what? Red bovines competed last fall and almost made it to the ACC championship game. Where was your team? I guess your a VT fan. TOB has a way of getting the most out of what he has. Proved that a BC.

  • BeastOnTheHill Feb 2, 2011

    ...how did the battle for last place in the ACC recruiting wars turn out? did the red bovines end up 12th or make it up to 11th?

    LOL!

  • BeastOnTheHill Feb 2, 2011

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    don't be so sure you furry little critter. Could be the group that completes their 4 or 5 years without that embarassing loss.

  • wjuliang Feb 2, 2011

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    Funny TBK. But the law of averages say the Heels are due soon. And 3 of the last 4 could have gone either way. There still is a spot for you over here on the dark side...

  • Tarheel born Feb 2, 2011

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    We totally expected that from you......but that's why we get to play the games isn't it. It should be fun - again.

    But wait we still have Basketball going on don't we OR is that already a distant memory??

  • TruthBKnown Banned Again02 Feb 2, 2011

    The next round of commitments that get to spend four years losing to State! :)

  • wjuliang Feb 2, 2011

    Nice.

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