In-State WR Camping to Prove Himself

Jorian Jordan hopes to make a name for himself during North Carolina's summer camp in a few weeks.

"I feel like I'm very underrated," Jordan said. "I bring a lot to the table with my route running. I feel like no DB can guard me. And I think I fit [North] Carolina's offense perfectly."

Jordan, a 6-foot, 160-pound wide receiver from Charlotte (N.C.) Mallard Creek, has collected scholarship offers from Division I-AA schools Georgia State, Towson, and Youngstown State. However, countless Division I-A programs, including UNC, have shown interest and asked him to camp.

UNC assistant coach Gunter Brewer made a recent Evaluation Period visit to Mallard Creek and watched Jordan and his teammates run seven-on-seven drills. Brewer and Jordan keep in regular contact and spoke over the phone following the visit.

"He said my route running was way ahead of my time," Jordan said. "He wants me to continue to show what I can do at their camp."

Jordan will be accompanied to the camp by teammate and close friend Marquez North.

"I'm not sure [North] is going to work out," Jordan said. "He's probably going to be there for support."

The camp will be Jordan's latest visit to UNC. He has also attended a game and a junior day. Jordan has also attended junior days at Duke and Wake Forest.

Jordan's visits haven't exactly resulted in a list of favorite schools.

"Right now, I'm really neutral," Jordan said. "A lot of schools stick out, but I don't want to name favorites."

With that said, Jordan does possess a favorable opinion of UNC.

"I like what I've seen of their offense and I like their facilities," Jordan said. "North Carolina is real nice."

If he were to come out of UNC's camp with a scholarship offer, Jordan wouldn't immediately make a verbal commitment – but a commitment might not be too far behind.

"It would be something that I would totally take a look at," Jordan said. "Being, by far, the biggest decision I'll ever have to make, I take [my college decision] very serious. I wouldn't commit on the spot, but it would be something I would consider very seriously."

UNC has already secured a verbal commitment from Jordan's teammate Brian Walker and is among the plethora of schools nationwide pursuing North.

"At Mallard Creek, one person's decision doesn't affect anyone else's," Jordan said. "We'd like to play together, but we're all doing our separate things."

In addition to UNC, Jordan plans to camp at Duke, Maryland, Towson, and Wake Forest.

In his first season as starter, Jordan caught 21 passes for 800 yards and six touchdowns last season.

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