S.C. Safety Receives UNC Offer

Ronald Geohaghan had planned to visit North Carolina on Friday with hopes of coming away with a Tar Heel scholarship offer. However, the 6-foot, 190-pound safety from Fairfax (S.C.) Allendale-Fairfax didn't have to wait until the visit.

"I spoke to the coaches on Thursday and they said the whole coaching staff watched my video and wanted to offer me a scholarship," Geohaghan said. "It feels great. I enjoyed myself on the junior day visit. I just need to go up there again and see more of the facilities."

A dozen schools have offered Geohaghan, including Clemson, Duke, Illinois, Kentucky, NC State, Pittsburgh, South Carolina, Vanderbilt, and Wake Forest.

Geohaghan previously visited UNC in March for the Tar Heels' Junior Day, but had to leave early to squeeze in a visit to Duke before heading home.

"On my junior day visit, I saw the academic side of it and the advantages of their strength and conditioning program," Geohaghan said.

"[During Friday's visit], I want to get to talk to their players, because the coaches during the recruiting process only tell you the great things about the university to try to get you to come there. But the players will give you straight up facts – like how it is living on the campus, some of the best coaches on the team, if they've developed chemistry with their teammates."

Geohagan will make the visit to UNC with his father, Ronald Sr., who is also a coach at Allendale-Fairfax.

Besides Duke and UNC, Geohaghan has visited Clemson, Georgia Tech, and South Carolina. Geohaghan's travels haven't resulted in him developing favorite schools.

"No schools are sticking out right now," Geohaghan said. "I just want to enjoy the process [and] continue to evaluate all the schools and visit most of the schools that have offered me, so I can find the most comfortable fit for me."

Geohaghan is unsure when a verbal commitment will take place. However, he guesses sometime towards the end of the summer or during the early parts of the football season.

Although every school is recruiting him as a safety, Geohaghan starts at linebacker for Allendale-Fairfax, where he accumulated 97 tackles, including five for a loss and five sacks, as a junior.

"I don't think [the transition to safety] is going to be that hard, because I come to every combine and shut down most receivers," Geohaghan said. "Really, the only thing I'm going to have to adjust to is keeping a low center of gravity – my hips low and my shoulder pads low."

Geohaghan is also a part of Allendale-Fairfax's track team, where he participates in the long jump and 4x100 relay.

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