Quinn Returning to the Hill

Attending North Carolina's spring game wasn't enough for Robert Quinn. The Scout.com four-star prospect will revisit North Carolina later this month to continue to research the school.

"I just want to get back up there and get another feel for it," said Quinn.

Quinn, a 6-foot-4 240-pound defensive end from North Charleston (S.C.) Fort Dorchester, says a visit date has been scheduled, but he isn't sure exactly when. He believes it's the weekend of July 21st.

Also sometime this month Quinn will visit Alabama and Auburn. Most recently, he visited Maryland and Rutgers.

After completing his summer visits, Quinn, who claims to be wide open, will begin to establish favorites.

"I plan on narrowing it down to five or seven – something like that – after I take these trips," said Quinn. "I want to narrow down these schools; that way it won't be too stressful. [I'll narrow it down] probably by the end of the summer after I visit all of these schools."

After narrowing his list, Quinn will go into the season with the intentions of taking all five of his official visits. However, he doesn't have a timetable for a decision.

"I'm not quite sure [when I'll make a verbal commitment]," said Quinn. "When the time is right [I'll commit]."

Quinn said he is looking for a school with good academic and football programs, and which is located close to family. Most importantly, Quinn wants to feel at home at his school of choice.

Recently, rumors have suggested that Quinn is secretly favoring UNC.

"Actually, there isn't a leader," Quinn responded. "I guess I always mention [UNC] a lot, so people think things."

Quinn does admit that UNC is in a very good standing.

"I like them a lot – I can say that," said Quinn. "I know it's a place I can get early playing time, [they have] a good academic support system, and it isn't too far away from family."

Assistant Sam Pittman is recruiting Quinn for UNC. Pittman text messages Quinn regularly and the two have spoken on the phone a few times.

"He's was trying to get me up there [for a visit] and he was telling me about the early playing time I'll have with Marvin Austin, the top rated D-lineman in the class last year," said Quinn. "They hope to get a good lineman like me to play along Marvin and another good D-tackle they have."

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