Florida ATH Planning UNC Visit

Although it has secured verbal commitments from Corey Bell and Javarius Davis, North Carolina continues to pursue Dexter Carter, Jr. The 5-foot-11, 175-pound athlete has reciprocated that interest.

“I’m definitely very interested in UNC,” Carter said. “I definitely want to get up there and see a game and visit the campus this season.”

No plans have been established, but Carter is eyeing visiting Chapel Hill the weekend of UNC’s regular season finale against archrival NC State. The trip will likely be an official visit.

Like his father, who starred at Florida State before embarking on a seven-year NFL career, Carter primarily plays running back for Jacksonville (Fla.) Bolles School. However, UNC, like most schools that have offered, project him to play cornerback in college.

UNC assistant coach Dan Disch offered Carter towards the end of the Spring Evaluation Period. Since then, Carter says he’s in contact with Disch pretty often.

“We message back and forth,” Carter said. “But then he always messes with me and says I’m a hard man to get in touch with because I’m horrible at calling people or messaging back on social media.”

Besides UNC, Carter is also strongly considering Auburn, Cincinnati, TCU, and Wisconsin.

“I’m really not locked down on any school at this point, though,” Carter said. “That’s why I’m hoping my official visits will make me more comfortable in making a final decision.”

Carter hopes to officially visit each of the five aforementioned schools.

“I’m going to be focused on the attention the coaching staff gives me, the football facilities, the fan base, the campus, everything down to the uniforms,” Carter said. “[Uniforms] really aren’t a big deal like I wouldn’t base a decision on that but I mean come on now, everybody wants to look good when they play. But I’m going to be trying to spot every little good or bad thing, because I want to pick the perfect place for me to be.”

To date, Carter hasn’t made too many recruiting trips. Auburn, Cincinnati, and Louisville are the only schools he had visited.

Dexter Carter, Jr


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