Sexton Commits to UNC

North Carolina made the quarterback position a priority in the 2005 recruiting class and on Wednesday they got their QB. <i>Inside Carolina</i> has confirmed that Scotland County quarterback Cameron Sexton has committed to the Tar Heels.

Sexton selected UNC over offers from Florida State, N.C. State, Clemson and Virginia Tech -- though he also received an in-home visit this week from new South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier.

"He has been a three-year starter for the Fighting Scots," said head coach Mark Barnes. "He had approximately 30 offers including almost everyone in the ACC.

"First thing to know about Cameron is that he is a great athlete and can make all the throws -- including, importantly, the touch throws. His command of the mental aspect of football is why I think he wil be successful at the next level. He can read defenses and coverage as well as anyone."

The 6-2, 180-pound signal caller, with an accurate arm and 4.41 speed, will head to Chapel Hill on Friday for an official visit this weekend. He plans to enroll at UNC in January and participate in spring practice.

"Sexton is a very accurate quarterback that can get the ball where it needs to be," said regional analyst Miller Safrit. "He has the ability to run, but prefers to stay in the pocket first. Needs to work on arm strength, but certainly has the frame to grow in that departement."

He threw for 2,379 yards and 22 touchdowns his senior season, completing 153-of-271 passes. His team went 7-5, losing in the first round of the playoffs.

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