Quinn In-Home Postponed

North Carolina assistant coach Sam Pittman was in North Charleston (S.C.) Tuesday, but the in-home visit with Robert Quinn did not take place.

"Coach Pittman talked to my dad [Monday] and I talked to him again at school [Tuesday] and he said he was going to come next week [for an in-home visit]," Quinn said. "That way Coach [John] Blake can come down with him and both of my parents will be home and they can talk to both of them."

Before leaving Fort Dorchester High School, Pittman talked to Quinn, a 6-foot-4, 240-pound four-star defensive end.

"[We talked about] academics of course, opportunity of playing time, and the relationships between the coaches and players – how the coaches never put a player down," Quinn said.

Pittman also presented Quinn with dates for his official visit to UNC.

"I'm trying to do some [visits] in December [and] some in January," Quinn said.

In addition to UNC, Quinn plans to take official visits to Alabama and Auburn. The destinations – and fate – of his last two allotted trips are still being determined.

"I have a bunch of schools to pick out of," Quinn said. "Schools like Florida State, South Carolina, Maryland. I'll take two out of those three right there and decide if I want to take all five."

Quinn claims to not have a leader.

Roughly a month ago, Quinn had to undergo an emergency procedure to have a brain tumor removed. He is now fully recovered and not only able to play football next season, he'll be able to wrestle sometime this winter.

"I feel like I'm ready to play now," Quinn said. "They said I should be good as long as it doesn't start building up again and they have to put a shunt in. If they have to put a shunt in, my sports career is done. They said it doesn't look like I'll ever need it, but you never know what can happen."

Quinn said that all of the schools recruiting him have been supportive throughout this medical situation and informed him that they would honor their scholarship offers regardless of the final outcome.

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