S.C. Center on UNC Radar

North Carolina is showing interest in Richard Spain, a 6-foot-3, 260-pound offensive lineman from Summerville (S.C.).

"My coach said they stopped by the school and I get a lot of mail from them," said Spain.

Spain, who is being recruited as a center, has yet to land his first scholarship offer, but is also hearing from Clemson, East Carolina, Florida State, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and Wake Forest.

"Clemson and Tennessee are recruiting me the hardest," said Spain. "They text me, a lot. I talk with Coach [Brad] Scott from Clemson and he wants me to go to camp, and also the coach [Matt Luke] from Tennessee."

Unsurprisingly the two schools that are showing the most interest, Spain claims as favorites.

"Clemson, I like how nothing but the school is there and the way they have the school and schedule setup," said Spain.

"I haven't made a visit to Tennessee, yet, but I've always like Tennessee football."

In addition to the Tigers' and Volunteers' camps, Spain plans to camp at Maryland, and possibly UNC and Ohio State.

Two weekends back, Spain attended Scout.com's Combine where he looked solid in position drills, but was disappointing in combine drills.

"I could have done a lot better – I know I could have," said Spain. "I haven't been working out as much as I should have been."

Spain recorded a 6.21-second 40-yard dash, a 5.47-second 20-yard shuttle, a 10.03-second L-cone drill, a 17.9-inch vertical jump, and a 5-foot-10 broad jump.

As the keystone of Summerville's offensive line, Spain makes the offensive line calls on pass plays. As a junior, he earned all-region honors after helping the Green Wave to a 12-1 season.

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