Ga. sleeper holds UNC offer

The term "sleeper" is abused so much in recruiting coverage that the word has lost almost all meaning. But when you look at a prospect like Marietta (Ga.) Walton's Andrew McGinn with his great vitals but lack of a true collegiate position, the phrase immediately jumps to mind.

Case in point: At Atlanta's Nike Combine, the 6-foot-2, 222-pounder posted a 4.72-second forty-yard dash and a 4.59-second twenty-yard shuttle. However, when McGinn was presented with his first offer, the tendering school – North Carolina – couldn't pinpoint at what position they were recruiting him.

"They offered me as a center, H-back, tight end, defensive end," stated McGinn, who plays defensive end and strong guard for Walton High School. "They weren't really sure how big I would get, so they weren't sure what to offer me as."

With just the lone offer, McGinn has decided to wait to focus on recruiting until the last minute. He figures to take the majority of his official visits in January and hasn't begun the narrowing process therefore claiming no favorites.

"I'm not really leaning to one school," remarked McGinn. "I'm just trying to just kind of wait really. I guess once I get more into the season and more things start happening then I'm really going to start looking into things and making my visits."

In addition to the Nike Combine, McGinn has camped at Clemson, North Carolina and Connecticut. He has also unofficially visited Vanderbilt.


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