Geohaghan Returns to UNC

Accompanied by his father and cousin, Ronald Geohaghan made his scheduled trip to North Carolina on Friday.

"It went great," Geohaghan said. "I got to see all the athletic facilities for the football players. I got to see the weight room [and] the basketball gym. I got to see how they would schedule the classes for the guys for all the different majors."

Geohaghan, a 6-foot, 190-pound safety from Fairfax (S.C.) Allendale-Fairfax, was presented a UNC scholarship offer a day before heading to Chapel Hill.

"I really liked the strength and conditioning program [at UNC], because I'm also a track athlete," Geohaghan said. "When it gets cold up there, they have some great facilities to work out in. They have a great strength and conditioning coach, who played in the NFL and has a track background like me. So that kind of weighs heavy on my decision, which could take place during the summer. I really liked how they run things around there."

Ideally, Geohaghan would like to make a verbal commitment before the end of the summer. But, he will go into his senior season uncommitted if necessary.

"I was thinking about graduating early in December," Geohaghan said. "So wherever I go, I can learn the system quicker, because you know the speed of the game changes on the college level… I just want to get used to the speed of the game and also learn the system, and get used to college courses."

In spite of that, Geohaghan doesn't claim a list of favorite schools.

"I really don't want to throw out a favorite just yet, because spring ball hasn't really started yet and I'm expecting more offers," Geohaghan said. "I want to take my time and evaluate some of these schools… I want to see what these schools have to offer both academically and athletically. Even if I do play nine years in the NFL, I'll still be finished playing football as a young man and I would still like to have another career after all that."

In March, Geohaghan attended UNC's Junior Day. However, he left early and didn't receive a campus tour.

"[This visit], I got to see the broadcast journalism building," Geohaghan said. "They were telling me it was one of the oldest campuses in the country. And also it has the biggest hospital in the state of North Carolina that's probably a five-minute walk from the football stadium, so most of the guys that are looking at a career in sports medicine can be close to some great teachers in the field."

Spending time with current Tar Heel players was one of Geohaghan's objectives for Friday's visit. When he first arrived on campus, he spoke with fellow defensive back Jabari Price.

"He was just telling me about how the defensive back coach will perfect my technique and make me a great person on the field and off the field," Geohaghan said. "He was telling me about how he originally committed to Minnesota, but he just felt like the University of North Carolina was where he was supposed to be."

Geohaghan doesn't have any upcoming visits planned.

"Mostly right now, the schools that I've visited – like Georgia Tech, South Carolina, Clemson, NC State, and University of North Carolina – those are the schools that I really wanted to visit and I got my visit in," Geohaghan said. "There'll probably be [additional] schools that I really want to look at and evaluate. But right now, I really don't know who."

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