Wolfpack Targets Enjoy Camp Experience in Raleigh

The past two weeks have been busy for NC State coaches, as their summer camp is overflowing with some of the top talent around the region. Two of the North Carolina's top athletes, <B>DE/LB Everette Brown and ATH Levin Neal,</b> spent time at the Wolfpack's team camp and came away with high interest in the program.

Wilmington (NC) Ashley High School Ahlete Levin Neal camped this past week at NC State and received a scholarship offer from the Wolfpack.

"I went to team camp at NC State, and they have now offered me," Neal told StateFans. "They want me as a wide receiver, defensive back, and kickoff returner."

Levin's one of North Carolina's premier skill position players, doubling as a cornerback and wide receiver for Ashley High School. He recently ripped off a 4.25 40-yard dash at the Charlotte Shrine Bowl combine, the fastest time at the event.

For now three teams are out front in the race for Neal's services, with others trailing the front-runners.

"My top three is NC State, Georgia, and Florida State," he said. "I'm probably going to decide late because I want to take all my visits. I still need to find two other schools to visit so my list isn't closed to just those three."

The NC State Wolfpack, Florida State Seminoles, and Georgia Bulldogs appear to lead big, and he has now camped at NC State and Georgia. Levin has his reasons for why these three prominent programs are his leaders.

"They like to pass a lot," he said. "I'm looking at teams that pass the ball, and I also like the campuses of those three."

While in Raleigh Levin had his first chance to tour NC State's facilities and meet the coaching staff.

"I loved their facilities," he said. "That's one of the main reasons they are in my top three. Their facilities are great."

Neal reports offers from Clemson, Virginia Tech, Maryland, NC State, North Carolina, Duke, Wake Forest, and East Carolina. With more offers likely on the way, he plans to have a decision near National Signing Day.

"I'm going to probably wait until close to signing day," he said. "I want to take all of my visits so I can make the best decision."

Although Levin's efforts at the Wolfpack team camp earned him a new scholarship offer, Wilson (NC) Beddingfield DE/LB Everette Brown already had an offer from NC State. His recruitment is going well, and he is currently recovering from a minor injury.

Wilson (NC) Beddingfield's Everette Brown is considered a top-5 player in the state of North Carolina.

"Things are going pretty good," Brown said. "My team went up to NC State's camp last week. I wasn't able to work out because I just had wrist surgery, but I did take an unofficial visit."

"I had a chance to meet Coach Amato on my visit and it was the first time I was able to talk to him," he said. "He's a real down-to-earth guy. He told me that he had watched my tape and then he looked at me and just said,'you can run.' I guess that's what a lot of the schools like about me."

"State also has nice facilities around there and a nice environment," he added. "Overall, I liked what I saw."

Brown hopes to be cleared this week by his doctors and will camp at Penn State University June 20-23. He also is participating at NC State's camp in July, along with camping at Wake Forest and North Carolina later that month as well.

Everette has nearly twenty scholarship offers after recently receiving Miami and Auburn scholarships in writing. He hopes to take a couple of unofficial visits this summer, including possible tours of Miami and Florida State.

"I'm going to try and get down to Florida this summer so I can visit Miami and Florida State, but if I don't then I will sometime during the season," he said.

Nearly every school is recruiting the talented playmaker for the defensive side of the ball. While he prefers to play defense Brown did say that positions won't factor into his decision. He has been busy gathering information on all the colleges pursuing him, but is not yet ready to name a leader.

"Actually, I'm just open right now," he said. "I haven't narrowed it down too much just yet. I'm considering all the ACC schools, and I like Penn State and Tennessee. I'll just go from there."

"I am thinking that if I take a couple of official visits this fall then I'll be ready to make my decision," he said. "I just don't want to make an early decision and start thinking twice about it."

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