Rome says Heels may offer soon

Heading into the second weekend of UNC's one-day camps, while much of the hype surrounded the offering of Scotland County quarterback Cameron Sexton; another quality dual-threat quarterback was also on display.

Norfolk Granby senior Bobby Rome, who threw for over 1,230 yards and 15 touchdowns as a junior last season in just seven games and also scored eight rushing touchdowns, left Chapel Hill excited with his chances of one day playing at Carolina.

"Everything went great," Rome told Inside Carolina on Sunday. "They are thinking about offering. They said they are going to get back with me this week. The quarterback coach [Gary Tranquill] said they want to offer me. They said I got a good chance of playing right away because the quarterback they signed last year might be leaving to play baseball."

Despite not claiming any favorites at this time, Rome, who owns offers from Penn State and Kent State, does admit that he is strongly considering the Tar Heels. Dexter Reid, who was the first Carolina player taken in this year‘s NFL Draft, and a Granby alum, has become an extended member of the UNC recruiting staff and quite possibly a future "X-Factor."

"I like the Tar Heels," Rome said. "But I feel the same way about them as I do with other schools. I don't have a favorite right now, but my boy 'Dex' trying to persuaded me to Carolina."

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