Byers to Visit and Camp at UNC

Next week before working out for the North Carolina coaches during their summer camp, Justin Byers – along with friend and fellow recruit Ryan Houston – will sneak in an unofficial visit to Chapel Hill.

"Coach [Dave] Brock told me to just come to one day [of their three-day camp]," said Byers. "I talked to Ryan [Houston] and he was talking about going up there Monday, staying the night Monday, and then me working out Tuesday – that's what I'm going to probably do. We can hang out at the campus on Monday and see the campus."

Byers, a 6-foot-1 185-pound cornerback from Charlotte (N.C.) Vance, will be working with secondary coach Marvin Sanders with the hopes of earning a North Carolina offer.

"I talked to Coach Brock, he said that after the camp I should know within two days if I'm going to be offered or not," said Byers.

If the Tar Heels were to offer, Byers wouldn't verbally commit on the spot, but admits it would have an effect on his favorites.

"[If they offer,] I'm still going to keep my options open, but it's going to make me think about Carolina a lot more," said Byers.

"Mostly it's just been N.C. State on my mind, because they are the ones that put the offer on the table. Once other schools put offers on the table, then I'll start looking around and visiting other campuses."

Friday, Byers will unofficially visit his lone offering school to observe N.C. State's players lifting and spring running sessions.

Byers also plans to attend camp at Virginia Tech and possibly Michigan and Miami.

With so much up in the air in regards to new scholarship offers, Byers isn't quite sure when he'll make a decision.

"If I feel the time is right before the season, then I'll probably [verbally commit] before the season," said Byers. "But, I'm not sure."

As a junior, Byers shared a secondary with Virginia signee Rico Bell, but was still able to total 75 tackles, and three interceptions. On offense he caught four passes for 146 yards and two touchdowns, and added two more scores on punt returns.

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