Guyton Names Leader Following Visit

Heading into the weekend, things were equal among A.J. Guyton's favorite schools. After an official visit to Chapel Hill, however, North Carolina has created separation, earning the leadership label.

"I really loved it – it was great," said Guyton.

"They care about football, but it's not only about football," he added. "They want you to be a better person and they are focused on academics."

Guyton, a 5-foot-10 180-pound athlete from Homestead (Fla.), also lists Rutgers and Central Florida among his favorites and has officially visited both schools. He has also recently begun to receive interest from Kansas State and Minnesota and says they could quickly jump into the mix.

Despite his strong feelings towards North Carolina, Guyton will wait to pull the trigger on a verbal commitment.

"I loved it up there, but I think I'm going to wait to make my decision until next Sunday or something," said Guyton. "I don't really know when, but I really loved it though.

"But Coach [Butch] Davis said that he and Coach Charlie Williams are supposed to be down in Florida either Monday or Tuesday. So they might come by the school or something."

Guyton, who was hosted by Jermaine Strong, also enjoyed his time spent with the North Carolina players.

"They got some great players," said Guyton. "I hung out with my host [Jermaine Strong] and we went and hung out. Jermaine, he's a real nice guy."

Before ending his official visit, the UNC coaching staff discussed the situation surrounding the wide receiver depth chart, which is Guyton's recruited position.

"They said they only have six on scholarship returning and four walk-ons returning so that's nothing," said Guyton. "Dwight Jones was with me, too. I don't know how many [they're looking to sign with this class]. If I work hard and everything, I should see time."

During his senior season, Guyton "played everything." Starring at quarterback for Homestead, Guyton accumulated 2,500 all-purpose yards and 22 all-purpose touchdowns (16 passing, three rushing, one receiving, and two on punt returns.).

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