Inside Carolina (IC): Josh, thanks for joining us once again. Who are your current favorites?
Josh Gattis (JG): I like Wake, TN, UNC, ECU, Neb.
IC – Is there a favorite among the ones you have mentioned?
JG – Probably Wake
IC – What stands out about Wake?
JG – I like the new staff. I like the educational opportunities at a private school.
IC – Who is recruiting you from Wake?
JG – Coach Mullen the OL coach.
IC – Is there a particular major you are interested in?
JG – No, I haven't really decided yet.
IC – Which of your favorites have offered?
JG – All five of my favorites have offered.
IC – Which schools are recruiting you the hardest?
JG – Probably Wake, UNC, and ECU are recruiting me about the same.
IC – What are the most important things you consider when choosing a school?
JG – education, playing time, and fitting in.
IC – Did you have a favorite school growing up?
JG – Yes, I have always liked Duke.
IC – Because of their basketball or football or both.
JG – Pretty much just basketball.
IC – I noticed Duke was not one of your favorites. Any particular reason why?
JG – They haven't recruited me very hard and I like the others better.
IC – Does your family have a preference as to where you go?
JG – No, not really.
IC – Is distance a concern? Would it factor in deciding between Neb and a NC school?
JG – No, I wouldn't mind the distance.
IC – Do you plan to run track in college or just stick to football?
JG – I would like to be able to run track in college if the school would let me but football is my primary focus.
IC – What do you like about Carolina?
JG – I like the staff and the facilities are some of the best.
IC – Have you met the entire staff?
JG- Yes, I went to a 1-day camp and met all the coaches and demonstrated my skills.
IC – Have you scheduled any official visits yet?
JG – No not yet.
IC – AJ told me that you, he and James almost committed to Wake in April. Do you guys still talk about going to the same school?
JG – Yes we still talk about it.
IC – Do you look at the starting safeties for the teams you are considering to determine how early you might play?
JG – Yes and in fact I look at the entire roster.
IC – When do you think you will decide on your college choice?
JG – Probably the end of August or the first of September. I want to get the recruiting out of the way so I can concentrate on my schoolwork..