Ingram Expected to Visit Others

Like friend and fellow Georgian DaNorris Searcy, Fonterrian Ingram maintains he's committed to North Carolina, but is looking to take official visits to other schools.

"Yeah, I'm taking visits to other schools, but you know how that goes," said Ingram. "I just want to see what other colleges look like. You know, just to get out there and look at other schools."

In addition to North Carolina, Ingram, a 5-foot-10 185-pound athlete from Atlanta (Ga.) McNair, is considering official visits to Mississippi, Maryland, and probably Marshall. No dates have been set, but the Rebels' coaching staff is trying to get Ingram to visit Oxford the same weekend Searcy officially visits – December 1st.

"I'm trying to see how far we go in the playoffs [before scheduling official visits]," said Ingram. "By the way we play, that will determine when I will take my official visits."

Ingram has led McNair into the second round of the State Playoffs with their sights set on a title.

"Right now, we had a big change that we made [on our team]," said Ingram. "Everybody playing up to their ability and everybody laying it on the line."

The focal point of McNair's team, Ingram has played just every skill position, accumulating well over 1,000 all-purpose yards and 20 all-purpose touchdowns.

In the meantime, Ingram is receiving regular updates on North Carolina's coaching situation from his primary recruiter at UNC, Tommy Thigpen.

"They sent me a letter today and it told me that Butch Davis was officially hired and that he'll give me a call just to get to know me a little bit more personally because I'm committed [to UNC]," said Ingram. "Coach Thigpen has been keeping me updated on what's going on."

While the opportunity to speak to Davis is still probably a week away, Ingram's impressions of the new Tar Heel coach hail from his years as head coach of Miami.

"I heard he's a great coach," said Ingram. "He coached at Miami and he's the one that brought up Willis McGahee, and a bunch of good receivers and DBs."

Ingram is looking to take his official visit to North Carolina the same weekend as Searcy.

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