Fla. OL Attends Junior Day

As part of a four-school Carolina swing, Tyler Jordan attended UNC's first junior day a couple of weekends back.

"[The UNC visit] was really nice," said the 2015 prospect. "I'm definitely really interested, but I don't have a clear favorite yet. I'm keeping my options open right now."

Jordan, a 6-foot-3, 270-pound offensive lineman from Jacksonville (Fla.) Bishop Kenny, began at Wake Forest that Friday. After attending UNC's Junior Day, he dropped by NC State. He then visited South Carolina that Sunday on his way back to Jacksonville.

From an offer standpoint, Jordan's travels proved fruitful. Jordan, who had a UNC offer heading into the tour, picked up offers from NC State, South Carolina, and Wake Forest during stops at each respective school.

Before his Carolina travels, Jordan held offers from Georgia Tech, Miami, Mississippi, Nebraska, and UNC. UNC was the first "BCS" school to offer him.

Jordan also visited Kentucky recently and Georgia Tech last summer. This weekend, he'll travel to Florida.

During UNC's Junior Day, Jordan received a tour of UNC's facilities with the other recruits who were in attendance. Following the junior day's conclusion, Jordan remained on campus and was given a tour by Dan Disch, his primary recruiter, via golf cart.

"The campus overall was very nice," Jordan said. "It was probably one of the nicest campuses that I've seen."

Amid the junior day activities, Disch introduced Jordan to Chris Kapilovic, UNC's offensive line coach.

"He talked to me about what he does and what he runs," Jordan said. "He talked to me about how he sees me playing an inside position in college, because I'm not 6-6 – I'm only 6-4. He said he likes my film [and] he likes my athleticism."

Disch also escorted Jordan into Larry Fedora's office for a meeting with the Tar Heels' head man.

"He said he really liked my film – it jumped out to him when he saw it," Jordan said. "He also said he sees me playing inside at either guard or center considering my size."

After starting at right tackle as a sophomore, Jordan started at left tackle this past season.

Like UNC, some schools want to move Jordan inside, while others project him to stay at tackle. He doesn't have a preference.

"I just want to get on the field and play," Jordan said.

Both Fedora and Kapilovic discussed UNC's need for interior O-linemen.

"They told me about the opportunity for playing time," Jordan said. "They also talked to me about how they're trying to sign, I think, four linemen in my class to get their numbers up to at least 16. I know their center, Lucas Crowley, and they also talked about the opportunity to play next to him."

All the junior day visitors were treated to a UNC basketball game – an 84-70 victory over in-state rival N.C. State.

"I thought it was really cool," Jordan said. "I liked how packed it was and how loud it got."

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