Milstead to Visit Chapel Hill

Last fall Lamar Milstead attended two football games in Chapel Hill. The exposure to the campus, matched with a building relationship with the Tar Heels' coaching staff, has North Carolina in Milstead's top four.

"I've met with most of the coaching staff at North Carolina and they're pretty nice guys," said Milstead. "It's a nice place, I like the campus, I want to see a little bit more of it. I don't really know too much about the program."

Milstead will see more of the campus and learn more about the football and academic programs when he unofficially visits Chapel Hill this weekend.

"I'm going to North Carolina this weekend – this Sunday and Monday," said Milstead. "My parents haven't been to North Carolina and I want them to see it and get their take on it. They have a big say in where I go.

"I want to get to know the campus a lot. I want to go there, stay over night, and see how it is in the morning and get a feeling for it."

More specifically, Milstead is hoping to check out the dormitories and local food.

"I'm looking forward to some barbeque," said Milstead. "Coach [Tommy] Thigpen said he's going to have some good barbeque up there, so I'm looking forward to that.

"I'm hoping they are going to show me the dorm rooms. I haven't really seen the dorm rooms up there, so I'd like to see how they look. He hasn't told me, but I'm sure I can go [see the dorm rooms]."

Georgia, Maryland, and Virginia round out the remainder of Milstead's top four.

In addition to the members of his favorites list, Milstead holds scholarship offers from Auburn, Boston College, Mississippi, N.C. State, and Temple.

The Tar Heels' are recruiting the 6-foot-6, 290-pounder for offensive tackle and believe there is a good chance for Milstead to see the field his true freshmen season.

"The one time, [Thigpen and I] talked about me maybe being redshirted my first year if I were to go there," said Milstead. "He was just telling me if I work hard enough, I have enough ability to not be redshirtting."

As a junior at Washington (D.C.) Coolidge, Milstead received all-league honors. He anchored an offensive line that helped earn a 9-3 record and guided Coolidge to the Washington, D.C. championship game.

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