Virgile Getting To Know UNC

Keeon Virgile continued to learn about North Carolina during his official visit to the campus over the weekend.

"I like the school," Virgile said of UNC. "I really like the school right now."

Regardless, Virgile, a 6-foot-2, 225-pound linebacker from North Miami Beach (Fla.), wouldn't go as far as to crown UNC his leader.

"I haven't been anywhere else right now," Virgile said.

Virgile hasn't scheduled any other official visits, but says his four remaining trips will go to Nebraska, Oklahoma State, Texas Tech, and Western Michigan.

"Those are the schools I hear from the most," Virgile said.

Though he isn't sure when he'll make a verbal commitment, Virgile is set on taking all five official visits before making a decision.

The highlight of Virgile's UNC official visit, which he attended alone, was his meeting with Butch Davis.

"He was telling me about the school," Virgile said. "Everybody else was saying it, so he didn't even have to tell me – since he's been at North Carolina how the games have been sold out [and] how he has been turning the team around."

Virgile also met individually with Art Kaufman, UNC's linebackers coach.

"I was asking him some questions like ‘what's your type of scheme you run on defense' – trying to get some of the schemes in my head," Virgile said. "He was testing me on a couple of things."

Most of the weekend, though, Virgile hung out with current UNC players. Primarily, he spent time with fellow Florida natives Tim Jackson and Sean Tapley, who served as his hosts.

"It was good, because [Jackson and Tapley] didn't really know much before they came up there," Virgile said. "So they tried to fill in the questions that they had before."

On Saturday, Virgile attended UNC's basketball game against Kentucky, which saw the Tar Heels outlast the Wildcats, 75-73.

"That was a nice game," Virgile said. "The atmosphere was good. It was almost a full house. The team was down, but they came back. [Tyler] Zeller, to me, should get the MVP of the game right there, because he actually brought them back."

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