S.C. WR Rescheduling UNC Visit

Two weekends ago, Markish Jones was scheduled to attend North Carolina's individual rising senior camp with the hopes of receiving a written scholarship offer from the Tar Heels.

"I didn't get to make it because we had team camp at Wake Forest the same day," said Jones. "I'm still trying to make it down there, though."

Jones, a 6-foot-1 190-pound wide receiver from Spartanburg (S.C.) Broome, has been in discussions with primary recruiter Andre Powell about rescheduling the trip.

"I was talking to Coach Powell about that Saturday night," said Jones. "[He said] it was okay that I didn't make it. We were talking about setting up a date so that I can come down there. He told me that once I come on campus that they were going to write me up [an official offer]."

Powell also touched on the Tar Heels' recruiting situation regarding wide receivers.

"He said they were going to sign a couple of [wide receivers]," said Jones.

In addition to possibly receiving a UNC offer, Jones is anxious to meet new offensive coordinator Frank Cignetti and learn about his schemes.

Originally, Jones was hoping to have his verbal commitment out of the way already. However, with so much up in the air, he is pushing that decision back a few weeks.

"Right now, my top three choices would be Florida State, North Carolina, and Clemson," said Jones. "Probably sometime in the next couple of weeks [I'll make a decision]."

With North Carolina, Jones feels the football team is a sleeping giant.

"They're like a rising program," said Jones. "They sneak up and beat good teams in the ACC every year. I feel like they are going to be good in the next couple of years, and I want to be apart of that."

Of his favorites, only Florida State has offered Jones. He also holds offers from East Carolina, Kentucky, Marshall, Maryland, South Carolina, and Virginia Tech.

This summer, Jones has camped at Clemson, East Carolina, Florida State, and South Carolina.

During his junior season, Jones caught 35 passes for 550 yards and five touchdowns earning all-conference honors. On defense, he accumulated 28 tackles, ten pass breakups and three interceptions.

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