Virgil Still Stuck at Two

Things could not be better for Rocky Mount (N.C.) safety Stephan Virgil. His team is doing well this season, and his final two teams played over the weekend. However, the latter could have only clouded things up even more.

"It's still 50-50 between North Carolina and Virginia Tech. They both played good games (on Saturday) on both sides of the ball," said the 6-foot-1, 175 pounder, who was not able to make the game.

Virgil said that the game's final outcome did not have a profound effect on his decision.

"No, not really, but I was watching my position that each schools said they want me to play, and how the players play that," he said. "If I had to base my decision on the game, that would be a hard decision to make."

That decision will be made on other factors including the classroom.

"Really, what's the best place for me," he said. "Somewhere I can get a good education, win ballgames, and possibly win a bowl. After seeing the game, I'm going to have to hold out until after the season.

"It was still 50-50 like a balance beam, really. Certain times I would lean to Virginia Tech and then Carolina would do something good and I would lean towards them."

Virgil is having to also balance the load of a big season on his back, but thus far he is silencing any doubters they may have in finishing a perfect regular season.

"That feels good to make history like that," he said. "The first 10-0 in forty years, we're doing good now, we just got to keep it up."

Despite an unblemished record, Rocky Mount is a No. 2 seed in the East region for the North Carolina playoffs, which begin this weekend.

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