UNC Sticking Out to Garrett

Tyrecous Garrett couldn't have chosen a better night to make his first visit to North Carolina. The 6-foot, 175-pound athlete from Boiling Springs (S.C) attended "Fedora's Freak Show" Camp earlier this month.

"It's pretty big down there [and] it has nice facilities," Garrett said. "It was a great atmosphere. The coaches got into it with the players – it's like the coaches are practicing with you."

Garrett won't officially narrow his list of schools under consideration down until the end of the football season. However, the visit has pushed UNC into a quartet of schools that are "sticking out" for Garrett along with East Carolina, Louisville, and South Carolina.

"I just like the offense that [those schools] run and the tempo," Garrett said.

Of the four schools "sticking out," South Carolina is the only one that hasn't offered a scholarship.

Before hitting Kenan Stadium for "Fedora's Freak Show," Garrett received a brief tour followed by a pregame-type speech delivered by Larry Fedora.

"It was like any speech that Coach [Bruce] Clark gave us on Fridays," Garrett said. "It got me fired up."

Once on the field, Garrett worked out exclusively at wide receiver under the tutelage of Gunter Brewer, UNC's wide receivers coach.

"I feel like I could learn a lot from him," Garrett said. "He seems like a good coach. I learned some things I can use this coming season."

Although he started at quarterback as a junior compiling 2,500 all-purpose yards, Garrett will move back to wide receiver for his senior season at Boiling Springs. He started at both wide receiver and cornerback as a sophomore.

The only other school Garrett has visited this summer is South Carolina. For now, Garrett is done with recruiting trips as he shifts his focus to basketball and preparing for his senior football season.

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