Enrollees Set Goals

North Carolina's early enrollees are getting a head start on their college careers by enrolling this week. What do they hope to accomplish in Year 1?

J.K. Britt: “My goals this season are to get in, work hard, just get settled on campus, and possibly if I can play, do that. I just want to do whatever is best for the team. I just want to be the best student and player I can be.”

Jalen Dalton: “I honestly can’t even say. I’ve got to see how my body physically changes. I’m hoping to get bigger, better, and faster. After that, I can set goals. But I would like to play a little bit. I don’t want to have too much thrown at me at one time.”

Juval Mollette: “I want to play as a freshman. If I get red-shirted, I’m not really worried about it – it just gives me another year to lift and get better. But I’m looking to play my freshman year. I just want to hurry up, get in, and work hard, so I can get an opportunity to play spring ball and show them what I got.”

Anthony Ratliff-Williams: “I want to be ready. I want to be ready all the time no matter what the situation is. I’m going to prepare myself as if I was starting. That’s the big deal. That’s what I came to do – be a product [and] make sure I produce no matter what the situation may be whether it’s in practice on the scout team or playing on Saturday nights or afternoons. That’s all I’ve known. I want to be contributing.”

Andre Smith: “The first thing: I want to start – that’s the No. 1 thing. I want to be the leader of the defense [and] make check calls like I used to do in high school. I just want to be the quarterback of the defense.”

William Sweet: “I just want to give them everything I’ve got. I just want to make myself better and make the people around me better on and off the field.”

Mason Veal: “Honestly, I haven’t even thought about that. I’m just trying to get through winter workouts, summer conditioning, and spring practice. And as we get closer, I’ll start to think more about that. For now, I’m just trying to get through my classes and get better.”

Ty'Son Williams: “I want to get some playing time, learn the playbook, and just contribute to the team.”

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