Vereen to Camp at Two Positions

Despite holding four scholarship offers, Daryl Vereen will spend a good bit of the next couple of months attending college camps with the intentions of collecting more. North Carolina is among his many camping destinations.

"I'll be camping at Carolina next Wednesday," said Vereen. "They're having that elite thing next Friday, but I had to do some other stuff. They just want me to come to one of the days of the three-day camp just to work out."

Vereen, a 6-foot-2 205-pound athlete from Huntersville (N.C.) North Mecklenburg, will also camp at South Carolina (June 10th), N.C. State (June 15th), Tennessee (June 17th), Georgia, and Virginia (July 26th).

At the Tar Heels' camp, Vereen will workout at both the tailback and safety positions. However, the verbal commitment of Brian Maddox to USC has put a new emphasis on trying Vereen out in the offensive backfield.

"I think now since that Maddox kid committed to South Carolina, they are looking at me at running back, also," said Vereen. "He was one of their top two choices, I think. So I think now, they went back from talking about safety to running back."

Formerly set on playing tailback in college, Vereen is considering the notion of playing safety.

"Really now, I'm starting to be a lot more open to playing defense now," said Vereen. "I'm starting to look at safety now, really. It will be a quicker way for me to touch the field really, being that there are four DBs – gives me a better chance to start."

Although he admits a North Carolina offer would change up his favorites, the Gamecocks currently hold the leader position for Vereen, who holds offers from Duke, N.C. State, USC, and Tennessee.

"Even though South Carolina is looking at me at the safety position now, I still have South Carolina up there," said Vereen. "Probably, Tennessee and [North] Carolina [are right behind USC]."

Vereen isn't quite sure when he will actually make a verbal commitment, but revealed it could come as soon as all of his camping is completed.

"I don't even know," said Vereen. "It might be coming up soon. I might just wait till I go through all my camps. I was waiting on taking my official visits, but it seems like '07 has the most early commits out of all the classes."

Despite missing three games with a broken hand, Vereen was still able to accumulate over 1,200 yards and 15 touchdowns on the ground during his junior season.

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