Mason Concludes In-Homes four-star prospect Rashad Mason capped off a month of official visits with a week full of in-home visits.

"Monday it was Coach [Erik] Campbell from Michigan; Coach ‘O' [Ed Orgeron] and Coach [Hugh] Freeze from Ole Miss came here Tuesday; then today I had Coach [Butch] Davis, Coach [Charlie] Williams, Coach [Tommy] Thigpen, and the offensive coordinator [John Shoop from North Carolina] and I just came out of Coach [Rich] Brooks and Coach [Steve] Ortmayer from Kentucky," said Mason.

Mason, a 6-foot-5 225-pound wide receiver from Nashville (Tenn.) Pearl-Cohn, was impressed that North Carolina brought four coaches for their visit.

"It went well," said Mason. "[We talked about] how I fit in, the offense stuff, academics program, and how they'll take care of me."

The staff also went into detail regarding North Carolina's situation at wide receiver.

"They said they have five wide receivers on scholarship," said Mason. "Athlete wise they have a lot of people on scholarship. They have five [wide receivers] on scholarship now and the main one is Hakeem Nicks.

"They said if I come in they'd like to utilize me by moving all over the field in different spots making it difficult on the defense. They're looking for a mismatch. They'll have me run all over the field creating a mismatch."

With an official visit to Chapel Hill and an in-home visit with the staff complete, Mason's favorite aspect of the Tar Heel program is its coaching staff.

"I like the coaches," said Mason. "I feel comfortable around the coaches. My feelings towards North Carolina have been the same since the visit."

In addition to UNC, Mason took official visits to Kentucky, Michigan, and Mississippi. Originally, official trips were scheduled with LSU and Clemson but had to be canceled "because spots were filled."

Although all campus visits and coach meetings are complete, Mason lacks a leader.

"It's all even until I compare them," said Mason. "I haven't compared them, yet. I'll start to do that this weekend.

"I keep [notes] for each school I put everything I like [about the school]. I just got to start marking it off. I have a green notepad I keep it in. It mentions everything I like from the colleges. I'm going to go through and check each section. I'm going to narrow it down and see what's best for me."

Mason said he is looking for a good environment, a good business program, and a good player-coach relationship.

Mason will announce his college decision on National Signing Day at a press conference held at his high school.

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