Eric Young Vitals
Offers: UNC, SCAR, Clem. UVA
Others recruiting: TN and MD
Inside Carolina: Eric, do you have a favorite team among the teams that have offered you so far?
Eric Young: No I am pretty open at this point.
IC: I understand that you went to the spring game at UNC with Mickey Rice?
Young: Yes I went. I had a good time.
IC: What did you like about the visit?
Young: I really liked the atmosphere. There were a lot of people there for a scrimmage so that tells me the fan base is there.
IC: Did you get a chance to look around and tour the campus and facilities?
Young: No, Mickey had to get back so we did not get much of a chance to look around.
IC: When did you get your UNC offer?
Young: As a matter of fact in came in the mail today.
IC: How long has North Carolina been recruiting you?
Young: I'd say sometime in the middle of last year.
IC: What did Mickey tell you about North Carolina?
Young: Just what a great place it was. He talked a lot about the graduation rates and how you could get a good education.
IC: Would you say that UNC will get one of your official visits?
Young: Oh definitely. They are one of my favorites and they will get one of my
IC: Do you plan to attend any camps this summer?
Young: I plan to go to UNC, SCAR, Clem, and maybe UVA or TN.
IC: Which team is recruiting you the hardest?
Young: I'd say the four schools that have offered me are recruiting me equally hard.
IC: Do you prefer to stay in-state or go out of state?
Young: I don't really care but I plan to go no further than 6 hours away from home.
UNC is within that area.
IC: Who is your primary recruiter from UNC?
Young: Coach Powell is my primary recruiter.
IC: Did you have a favorite team growing up?
Young: I liked Clemson growing up but I am not so sure anymore.
IC: Did your Coach give you any advice about recruiting?
Young: Just that I needed to be sure. This is a decision that you only get one shot at so make it a good decision.
IC: Does he prefer a particular school?
Young: No, although he would like me to visit the two in-state schools but he doesn't expect me to go to either of them.
IC: How about your family? Do they have a preference?
Young: No. They would support me wherever I go. Just stay relatively close to home.
IC: Do you have a particular play that you especially like?
Young: I play offensive tackle but I love to pull on running plays.
IC: Do you have a major in mind yet?
Young: I am not sure yet. Maybe something to do with computers or business management.
IC: Eric, when do you think that you might decide?
Young: Probably mid-season sometime.
IC: Thanks for talking with us Eric.