UNC Football Recruiting: Andrew Brown visiting Tar Heels

The North Carolina Tar Heels have a wealth of visitors heading to Chapel Hill today on unofficial visits, and one of them is one of the best recruits in the 2014 football recruiting class in Chesapeake, Virginia defensive tackle Andrew Brown. The bona fide five-star recruit is the top DT in the country, one of the top three recruits in the state of Virginia, and Brown is also one of the best ten recruits in the class overall.

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This will be the second time that Andrew Brown unofficially visits the Tar Heels since the fall, as Brown took a trip to Chapel Hill in late November as well. There are ten teams that Brown is currently focusing on in the Wake Forest Demon Deacons, Alabama Crimson Tide, Clemson Tigers, Michigan Wolverines, Virginia Tech Cavaliers, West Virginia Mountaineers, Virginia Cavaliers, Ohio State Buckeyes, Nebraska Cornhuskers, and UNC.

It is obvious that Brown is one of the blue-chip prospects, because that’s an incredibly impressive list of schools. It looks like Brown really wants to stay in the region, and I’m sure Wake Forest is elated to see that their program is right in the mix with some other top programs. This is going to be a heavily contested recruiting battle, especially with the likes of Florida and Alabama involved. Thus, making this weekend visit to UNC from Brown vital for the Tar Heels.

Brown, an All-American standout at Oscar Smith High, attended junior day at Clemson last month and also visited Virginia in late January.

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Topics: Alabama Crimson Tide, Andrew Brown, Clemson Tigers, Florida Gators, Football, Michigan Wolverines, Nebraska Cornhuskers, North Carolina Tar Heels, Ohio State Buckeyes, Virginia Tech Hokies, Wake Forest Demon Deacons, West Virginia Mountaineers

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