Davis To Grant Miller His Release

North Carolina and Fork Union (Va.) Military Academy are in the process of getting Jarrell Miller released from the National Letter of Intent he signed last February with North Carolina.

"Right now, we're in the paperwork stage," said Shuman. "We're filling out forms and faxing to different places about obtaining a release [from his National Letter of Intent]. We got to do the paperwork at our end and [North Carolina] will get it to their proper people and we should have a release here by the weekend."

Miller and Shuman met with UNC assistant Andre Powell yesterday afternoon regarding the situation.

"North Carolina told me yesterday that Butch Davis has granted a release," said Shuman. "Now it's just a matter of getting the paperwork finished."

Once the paperwork goes through, Miller will restart his recruiting process without the Tar Heels.

"He has a number of schools that he has talked to me about," said Shuman. "South Carolina is on his mind; Connecticut is on his mind; West Virginia just came in here today and got on him – so West Virginia's on his mind; Boston College has called about him – so he's thinking about Boston College; Virginia's on his mind; he's got a lot [of schools] on his mind."

Tuesday afternoon, Miller told Inside Carolina that he favored Virginia. However, UVa will not allow a January enrollment.

"[If he wants to go to UVa] he should go to a community college or just go home," said Shuman. "I don't know what he's going to do, but if he wants to go to Virginia, it appears he's going to have to enroll in August."

Just about every other interested school will allow Miller to enroll in January.

Miller, a 6-foot-3 260-pound jumbo athlete, verbally committed to UNC on national television last January over scholarship offers from Virginia, Virginia Tech, Tennessee and Florida. After attending classes in August, Miller left campus and enrolled at FUMA citing personal reasons. He then de-committed from UNC after it was announced that John Bunting would be relieved of his head coaching duties.

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