Littlejohn Boosts Stock

Dee Littlejohn was one of the most physically impressive prospects during North Carolina's week of camps.

"It was great," Littlejohn said. "I loved it down there. It was a family environment, pretty much."

The only thing that would have made Littlejohn's camp experience – which occurred during the final session of UNC's last two-day camp on Friday – better is if the 5-foot-11, 217-pound running back from Lincolnton (N.C.) would have left with a scholarship offer.

"They said they'd have to wait until the season [to decide to offer]," Littlejohn said. "But they said I helped my stock out and did pretty well. They said they're trying to see if I can still [play running back in a pro style offense], because I used to do it when I was younger. They just want to see if I can do what I did Friday consistently."

The last couple of seasons, Littlejohn has accumulated over 2,000 yards rushing while playing running back in Lincolnton's wing-T offense.

"Coach [Ken] Browning really talks to me about playing running back," Littlejohn said. "But when I was at the camp, I went in at fullback just to see if I can do it."

For the entire camp session, Littlejohn worked under Browning, UNC's running backs coach.

"It was real fun," Littlejohn said. "I haven't gotten to do one-on-ones in a while. I got to get in a little contact. It was real fun and Coach Browning was real cool."

Following the session, Littlejohn and his family were the subject of attention from the UNC coaching staff – particularly Allen Mogridge.

"They were really talking to my dad about how we were going to get the tour after [camp]," Littlejohn said. "And they talked about how I really helped my stock out by coming out there and they were glad that I came out."

As promised, Littlejohn and his family were given a tour of the campus, including UNC's football facilities.

"We went to the game field and we went up all five floors and Coach Mo' was our guide," Littlejohn said. "We walked around on the game field. We walked through the tunnel. He showed us the athletic training room. I really enjoyed it, because it was real smooth. We met a lot of the players, because they were studying."

In addition to UNC, Littlejohn has camped at Clemson and Duke. He'll camp at Coastal Carolina on Friday and is working on camping at Tennessee, which has recently inquired about him, soon.

Littlejohn is awaiting his first scholarship offer.

"That Carolina offer, it should be pretty close," Littlejohn said. "I just have to stick to what I'm doing, because they just told me to just control what I can control and let everything fall into place and everything will work out."

The lack of scholarship offers hasn't prevented Littlejohn from developing a favorite school.

"I definitely love Carolina," Littlejohn said. "I'd put them at the top of my list. I like the coaches, the campus, and the family atmosphere."

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