"The staff was very impressed with this young man and showed some interest in him," Cardinals assistant coach Frank Colabella said. "He met with Coach [Gary] Tranquill, Coach [Jeff] Conners and someone from the recruiting department."
As a junior, Council was credited with 42 pancake blocks, while giving up just one sack.
Back on March 26, Council told The Insiders network that Rutgers was his firm No. 1, while not even considering UNC among about a dozen schools that included Michigan State, Colorado, N.C. State, Syracuse, Virginia and Maryland.
Council has family in North Carolina, including a brother who just graduated from UNC.