Coaches On Early Signees

North Carolina signed four recruits to scholarship agreements last week. Ram J.K. Britt, quarterback Anthony Ratliff, tight end Carl Tucker and running back Ty'son Williams will all enroll in January. The UNC staff offered their first comments on the signees in a video released by the school.

"J.K. Britt kind of has the assets of a guy who's got the toughness of an outside linebacker, he's got the speed and agility of a corner, and he's got the strike and cover ground of a safety. That's kind of what we want in that ram position. If we had to make a model of it and put it in the dictionary, we'd have a picture of J.K. in there. We want to be able to man cover, be physical, stop the run, and still be able to run guys down in the zone. Another Georgia guy in the secondary that has come on and we're extremely happy to have him here." -- Vic Koenning

"Anthony Ratliff ... we're excited about his future and what he brings. He's the prototypical quarterback for our system and what we're trying to do. He's a dual threat guy, but he's a passer first. He's an intelligent young man and we're excited to get him here to Chapel Hill." -- Keith Heckendorf

"Carl Tucker is a guy who is a big, strong, athletic guy who has played a lot of different positions in high school. He's been inside, he's been outside, he's played the receiver position very well. He's fast for that size and he poses a big issue for cornerbacks/safeties, those types of defenders because of his strengths. ... Also being able to move in and set some edges at times, we'll do a lot of different things with Carl and we're very excited to have him on board." -- Seth Littrell

"Ty'Son Williams is a guy who will be a great ambassador for this University. He's a high character kid, a pretty good student and it all starts there. And then when you look at his skillset athletically, he has tremendous vision, allows you to put him in position on the perimeter where he can make guys miss - which is something we're trying to add to our offense. And what he gives you in the running game from the standpoint of being able to move the chains. If you watch film of him, he does a tremendous job of that. I think he adds a different skillset to our backfield that we don't have and we're looking forward to having him." -- Larry Porter

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