Heels pick up OL commit

Arlington (Texas) Mansfield offensive lineman Thomas Nyaoga has chosen North Carolina over Colorado and other schools, Bears' head coach Tim Beck told <I>Inside Carolina</I> on Thursday.

Nyaoga visited with the North Carolina staff on Tuesday and the Colorado staff on Wednesday.

Beck confirmed the commitment around 5 p.m. CST, saying that Nyaoga intends to call the UNC coaching staff tonight.

"Overall, North Carolina was where I wanted to be," Nyaoga said. "The campus was beautiful. The players were cool. They had everything I was looking for. I'm really looking forward to playing for them."

Nyaoga is ranked No. 98 nationally among offensive lineman in TheInsiders' Top 100.

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