Holland Almost Ready to Decide

After unofficially visiting North Carolina this past weekend, Cameron Holland says he is about ready to make a decision. The 6-foot-3, 270-pound offensive guard from Pittsburgh (Pa.) Perry Traditional Academy will choose between UNC and Pittsburgh.

"I'm most definitely glad I went down [to Chapel Hill]," said Holland. "I think that, I got all the information I needed and I got a good feel for North Carolina. I should be ready to make my decision, probably by the end of the week."

Early last week, Holland was set to make a verbal commitment to the Panthers, but after checking out UNC, he revealed that both schools are a dead heat.

"I'm still deciding a little bit, but I should have a decision by the end of the week," said Holland. "North Carolina is a great school and I like everything about it, but I guess I'm kind of going back and worth."

Holland arrived in Chapel Hill Friday afternoon and departed on Sunday.

"It went real well, I loved it down there," said Holland. "It's an overall great school. I really liked it."

During his visit, Holland got an in-depth look at the major he's interested in – pharmacy.

"It's a very, very difficult major to go into – especially considering that I'll be playing a sport," said Holland. "I was impressed by what I saw. With the right work ethic and mindset, I can do [the major]."

Holland observed most of the Tar Heels' individual rising senior camp held during his stay, which gave him a good idea of how offensive line coach Mark Weber coaches.

"I think he's a real good coach to be coached by," said Weber. "First and foremost, I like him as a person, which is a good thing. I saw him coach and I got familiar with him and he's definitely a guy I wouldn't mind in the future getting coached by."

Fellow Tar Heel recruits Mike Paulus, Dwight Jones, Ryan Houston, and Lansford Watson spent time with Holland for a good part of the weekend.

"We didn't talk about much," said Holland. "We just chilled out and had a good time."

While Pitt is right around the corner from his home, Holland revealed that distance won't play a factor into his decision.

"No, not really," Holland said. "I'm just looking for the school that's the right fit for me."

Following his junior season at Perry Traditional Academy, Holland was named to the first team all-city and first team All-AAA teams.

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