'It's been a dream of mine to be a Tar Heel'

Devin West knows where he wants to go and what he wants to do. The Georgia linebacker has his mind set on helping the North Carolina football program return to prominence.

Devin West is a tall, athletic linebacker prospect from Luella (Ga.) High School. He had 44 tackles in the Lions' seven game season last year. He plays some wide receiver and tight end on offense, but his future is on defense.

West is originally from Baltimore, Md., and he is taking a hard look at schools near his former stomping ground -- but one stands out from the rest.

"North Carolina is my No. 1 school," said West. "It's been a dream of mine to be a Tar Heel. I love how their entire athletic program is successful, and they also have great academics in Chapel Hill. If North Carolina offered me, it would be hard not to commit. I want to give football a bigger name at North Carolina. Maryland is my number two school right now."

West is planning to attend the Ray Lewis Linebacker Camp as well as a the Cris Carter/Randy Moss Speed Camp this summer.

He is also receiving interest from Tulane and Vanderbilt. He is a good student that should progress well this summer, and it wouldn't be surprising to see him get invited to some other camps.

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