Blake Visits Four-Star Florida DE

North Carolina has increased its recruiting efforts with Antoine Carter as they held an in-home visit with the 6-foot-4, 225-pound defensive end earlier this week.

"They came to my house Monday," said Carter. "Coach [John] Blake came by.

"He was just telling me if I wanted to play big time football, then North Carolina's going to have it. He was just explaining to me everything about the school. Like things I can do if I come to North Carolina."

During the meeting, Blake and Carter finalized an official visit to Chapel Hill for the weekend of February 2nd.

Carter has already taken official visits to Auburn and Mississippi. He heads to Tallahassee this Friday for an official visit with Florida State. He doesn't foresee taking his fifth allotted trip.

Although he'll wait until Signing Day to make his final decision, Carter is currently favoring one school.

"I really like Auburn," said Carter. "I just like the school, the players, and the coaches."

Carter admitted that his recruitment is far from over as he focuses on three factors during his final two official visits.

"Just I want to play with good players and be coached by a good coaching staff and be in a successful academic program," said Carter.

Carter, who includes North Carolina among his lengthy list of scholarship offers, began to receive interest from the Tar Heels right before the Christmas break.

Although Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) Dillard had a mediocre 2006 season, Carter was dominant, recording 76 tackles and eight sacks.

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