PSU Pledge to Visit UNC

Although he's still verbally committed to Penn State, Greg Webb has decided he needs to visit a few additional schools before ending his recruitment.

"My choice is going to be where he's more comfortable," his father, Greg Sr., said. "It's not just about football – it's about everything else. This is a life choice."

Webb, a 6-foot-2, 290-pound defensive tackle, will begin with a visit to North Carolina on Saturday, with Erial (N.J.) Timber Creek Regional teammate Dajaun Drennon. He is also considering visits to Florida State and South Carolina.

Greg, Sr. classifies his son's interest in UNC as "high." They have family in the area and Greg, Sr. actually graduated from Durham (N.C.) Hillside High School.

"He's been going to Durham since he was a baby, so he's familiar with the area – it's not like we're new to the area," Greg Sr., said. "[UNC] is like a home school to him, basically. It's more home to him than a Rutgers would be. He's a military brat so he has moved around all his life, but [UNC] is a place he has visited every summer."

In addition to his familiarity with the area, there are other aspect of UNC that are appealing to Webb.

"Carolina's staff is a great staff," Webb, Sr. said. "They're very upfront, they don't cut corners, and they're a good group of guys.

"You can't not love the Carolina campus – that speaks for itself. And the education is attractive. You just can't beat all those things."

Despite the positive sentiments, don't assume a commitment switch is forthcoming.

"He has to feel comfortable," Webb, Sr. said. "He has to feel at home."

Webb plans to make a final decision on his collegiate destination before his senior football season begins.

"I really want him focused on his high school and not carrying recruiting into the next year," Greg, Sr. said. "I want to get this thing done quickly."

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