Fred Sparkman: UNC Commitment?

There are some unusual occurrances along the recruiting trail. Is Tenn. linebacker <B>Fred Sparkman</b> committed to North Carolina?

Yours truly reached All-American linebacker Fred Sparkman (Dec. 13 official visit, 6-1, 216 lbs., 4.6 in the 40, 3.4 GPA/20 ACT) from Columbia, Tenn., Central.

There is a report that you committed to North Carolina during your visit this past weekend.

"Yes, I gave them a verbal commitment."

So are you done with Michigan then?

"No ... Michigan is still coming to see me."

For an in-home visit?

"Yes. On Thursday I think."

Does North Carolina know that?

"Yes, I told them about it."

Is anyone else in it besides Michigan and North Carolina?

"No, that's it."

This season Sparkman recorded 122 tackles, 21 tackles for loss, and seven sacks; at fullback, Sparkman rushed for 1,210 yards with 12 touchdowns; he also had three kickoff returns for touchdowns. He is Tom Lemming/Prep Football Reports' #95 prospect.

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