Class of 2003 - WR Damien Linson

Damien Linson is a wide receiver out of Plymouth High School in Plymouth, North Carolina. During his junior season Damien recorded 70 receptions, totaling 1632 yards, and 25 touchdowns. Mark Ellington was fortunate enough to tackle Damien and this is what he had to say.

Damien Linson is a wide receiver out of Plymouth High School in Plymouth, North Carolina. During his junior season Damien recorded 70 receptions, totaling 1632 yards, and 25 touchdowns. Mark Ellington was fortunate enough to tackle Damien and this is what he had to say.

VITALS:
Height:
6'0"
Weight:
162
Forty:
4.4
Bench:
195
Catches:
70
Yards:
1632
TDs:
25
Coach:
Robert Cody

Offers: None yet

Recruiting: UNC, NCST, Duke, Wake, Va, FL

Inside Carolina: Thank you for talking with us Damien. Which school would you say is recruiting you the hardest?
Damien Linson: I'd say UNC.

IC: Do you have a favorite?
Linson: UNC is my favorite. They have always been my favorite growing up.

IC: What do you think is the best part of your game?
Linson: I think that when the ball is in the air I have the ability to go get it.

IC: We spoke with Brad Roach and his father at the NIKE camp and they told us some nice things about you. Did you go to the NIKE camp?
Linson: Yes, I was there.

IC: What did you think of the Carolina campus?
Linson: It was really great.

IC: Have you been to Chapel Hill at any other time?
Linson: I was there for junior day.

IC: Who is your primary recruiter?
Linson: Kenny Browning.

IC: Have you met Coach Browning or any of the rest of the staff?
Linson: I met Coach Bunting as well as Coach Browning.

IC: Did you get a chance to talk to Coach Bunting and if so what did he tell you?
Linson: He just encouraged me to keep my head in the books.

IC: How long has UNC been recruiting you?
Linson: I'm not sure but I'd say about four or five months.

IC: What is your favorite play?
Linson: Some people call it "the streak". I like to stretch the defense.

IC: When would you like to decide where to go?
Linson: I'm not sure. It depends on what my options are.

IC: Have you seen UNC play in person or on TV?
Linson: I've seen them play on TV.

IC: What did you think?
Linson: I really like the style that they play.

IC: Has your HS coach given you any advice about recruiting?
Linson: He just told me to take my time and make sure I make the choice that I want.

IC: Does your family have a preference where you play?
Linson: I live with my mom and I think she would like me to go to UNC.

IC: Do you have a major in mind?
Linson: I'm not sure yet but I think Computer Technology or something similar.

IC: Thank you for talking with us Damien.


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