Heels Take Lead for Wallace

Andrew Wallace traveled to Chapel Hill Saturday, where he participated in North Carolina's first camp of the summer.

"I'm interested [in UNC]; they're up there," said Wallace. "I really liked what I saw there. I'm really interested."

Following Saturday's camp, Wallace's interest quickly turned into a lean.

"I'd say North Carolina is at the top right now, just because I've been there," said Wallace. "But I'm going to other schools, so it could change or it could stay the same – I don't know.

"I like the coaches, I like the atmosphere, and I believe that they're going to be a good team coming up. They have a good coaching staff and I think they're going to change things around up there."

In addition to the camp, Wallace has attended UNC's spring game. He has also made visits to NC State, but not as a recruit.

Wallace, who hopes to verbally commit before the end of the summer, plans to also camp at Clemson, Tennessee, Virginia Tech, and Wake Forest.

Wallace said his first camping trip was a positive experience overall.

"Everything went real well [at UNC]," said Wallace. "I like everyone on the coaching staff – they seem like real good guys. I had a pretty good day there overall."

Wallace, a 6-foot-5 260-pound offensive lineman from Charlotte (N.C.) Olympic, worked closely with offensive line coach Sam Pittman.

"He's a good coach," said Wallace. "He knows what's he's talking about. All the coaches say he's a real good coach."

Wallace burst onto the recruiting scene in the spring after running 40-yard dash times in the 4.7-second range at two separate combines – very rare for an offensive lineman.

"I got a lot of attention after that," said Wallace. "I got a lot of phone calls. In the last three weeks I got four offers – I'm up to eight now."

Miami, North Carolina, NC State, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia Tech, Buffalo and Illinois comprise Wallace's offer list.

For Olympic, Wallace starts at right tackle and was named to the all-conference team as a junior.

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