UGa Pledge Attends UNC Junior Day

Georgia verbal commitment Shaquille Wiggins attended North Carolina's Junior Day on Saturday. In addition to touring the campus, the 5-foot-10, 165-pound cornerback spent a great deal of time with the Tar Heels coaching staff.

"I had a serious talk with Coach [Larry] Fedora and some of the other coaches – Coach [Dan] Disch and Coach Kap' [Chris Kapilovic] – and we had a pretty good conversation," Wiggins said. "It really wasn't even about football; it was about the education part – that's what they were really putting in our heads for most of the day. We just talked about the education, and new things that they've built, and the athletes that have come from their school."

Ten days after Signing Day 2012, Wiggins, a Tyrone (Ga.) Sandy Creek product, verbally committed to Georgia during a visit to Athens. Thus, his attendance at UNC's Junior Day was surprising.

"I went up there with my teammate Alan Knott – he wanted somebody to go with him – but that wasn't the only reason why I went," Wiggins said. "I wanted to see how North Carolina looked for myself.

"It was nice. The campus was nice. The people were nice."

Despite the positive feelings, Wiggins is holding firm to his verbal commitment.

"I'm still 100-percent committed to Georgia," Wiggins said. "For right now, I probably will continue to visit other schools. I'll probably lower my list down as my season goes on and probably plan out some official [visits]."

For the time being, the only upcoming visits on Wiggins' schedule are to Georgia – this Friday and on March 3.

A few days after verbally committed to Georgia, Wiggins received offers from UNC and South Carolina.

"I called Coach Kap' and he put me on the phone with Coach Fedora," Wiggins said. "[Fedora] told me that I had the offer and invited me to the junior day. They said they need corners there real bad and I have the skill set to play for them."

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