Paul Discusses Official Visit

There were a number of committed players in attendance for Wake Forest's dramatic win over UNC. Sean Paul, who remains uncommitted but is one of the Deacon coaches top targets, was also there on his official visit to the university. The 6-foot-1, 180-pound defensive back from Vero Beach, Florida plans on making a couple more officials but said the weekend "went great" in Winston-Salem.

"I loved it," said Sean Paul. "It actually went better than I expected. It felt like home to me. They have a lot of Florida players on the roster. Kevis Jones, who's also from Florida, was my host. We did a lot while I was there. It was nice to see the campus and see some of the city. I stay in contact pretty regularly with Coach Duffie and Coach Mac, so it was nice to see them and meet the whole staff. The game was great on Saturday. I liked pretty much everything I saw from the academics, to the players, to the coaches, but I'm going to wait [on a commitment] because I want to take all of my visits."

Paul has helped the Vero Beach Indians off to a 3-0 start in Florida 8A. Off-season summer camps and 7-on-7's tournaments as well as being a seasoned senior helped Paul become one of the top secondary players in the state.

"I'm very comfortable right now in the game," Paul said. "I'm seeing the action and making quick transitions to get to the ball. I feel like I'm physically stronger than I was last year and worked on my speed. I've just been trying to shut it down on my side of the field. I've been making some nice hits and breaking up passes. In the first game I had a pick six. I haven't had a big kick return yet, but I feel like I'll getting close to breaking one off."

Two seniors, Charlie Miller and Charles Ivory, from last year's Vero Beach team signed with Northern Illinois. That connection has piqued Paul's interest in the Huskies program and favors taking a visit to Louisville as well.

"I'm probably going up to NIU on an official visit in two weeks when they play Central Michigan," he said. "They picked up two real good friends of mine so I want to go up there and see what it's like. Louisville was the first to offer me and they never let up. I've stayed in touch with Coach Strong and Coach Restivo ever since they offered me.

"After the official visits, I'll have to figure things out. I want to go to a school with a nice atmosphere, with great people running the program, and great academics with a good Business program."

Next up for Vero Beach is a game with West Boca Raton. The following week, Paul says he hopes fans (and coaches) will watch him in a nationally televised game against highly ranked Fort Pierce Central.


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