Meredith Picks UNC

Justin Meredith, a 6-5, 230-pound tight end from Anderson (S.C.) Hanna, committed to North Carolina on Tuesday evening. Meredith is the No. 16 tight end in the nation according to

"I have committed to North Carolina," Meredith confirmed.

"I chose UNC because of the coaches and the balance of academics and athletics there. I committed to Coach 'Mo' (Allen Mogridge - UNC tight end coach) and I committed to them over Tennessee, Auburn, LSU, and Duke."

He also received about a dozen additional offers, including Clemson, Florida, Louisville, Notre Dame, South Carolina, Vanderbilt, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest.

He has been selected to play in the 2012 Under Armour All-American Game.

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