UNC Hosts Goldman

Five-star defensive tackle Eddie Goldman unofficially visited North Carolina on Tuesday.

"Everything went pretty well," said Washington (D.C.) Friendship Collegiate head coach Aazaar Rahim, who accompanied Goldman. "He was impressed. He got to meet a lot of the coaches – Coach [Everett] Withers, [Joe Robinson], [and] Coach [Butch] Davis. He was able to see the facilities [and] see the renovations. I think he was impressed with the school as a whole."

The visit was Goldman's second to UNC. The 6-foot-4, 307-pounder previously visited the school last summer.

"I think his perception has always been positive with North Carolina," said Rahim. "He's just wide open right now. I don't really feel like he has crossed anybody off or put any school on a pedestal right now. It's more just an evaluation period where he's just open and just looking around."

Rahim expects Goldman, who has received over 50 scholarship offers, to narrow his focus by late May.

"We're trying to get him to a top ten, so he'll be able to start talking to the coaches on the phone," Rahim said.

On the heels of Tuesday's visit, UNC has a good shot at being among Goldman's top ten.

"I don't really want to speak for Eddie, because we haven't really talked about it, yet," Rahim said. "But I think it's a good chance [UNC makes the cut]."

Escorted by Rahim, Goldman is among a group of 20 2012 prospects from Friendship that are touring the southeast. Besides UNC, they have visited NC State thus far. They'll visit Clemson on Thursday. Next week, Goldman will travel to Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Florida State, and Georgia.

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