UNC Evens Race for Dunn

North Carolina didn't fail to impress Randall Dunn during his official visit over the weekend.

"It was way better than I would have ever expected," Dunn said. "[I was surprised by] just being around the people there, just seeing how I would fit in if I were to go there next year."

Heading into the visit Dunn, a 6-foot-3, 215-pound wide receiver from Virginia Beach (Va.) Ocean Lakes, favored Virginia Tech. Things are slightly different after the trip.

"It's looking really close between Carolina and Tech," Dunn said. "The coaching staff, just what they have planned for that team; it seems like it could be something special to be apart of. With all the information I read and seen about them – they lost seven games last year by a total of 21 points, they played 53 new players last year – the potential is high there."

During his stay, Dunn had a surprise family reunion with his host Bobby Rome, a junior fullback that also hails from the Tidewater Area.

"Me and Bobby figured out over the weekend that he is my cousin," Dunn said. "It was fun. He showed me a good time. He showed me how much the university had to offer me as far as a social life."

As for football, Dunn sat down with both John Shoop, UNC's offensive coordinator, and Charlie Williams, UNC's wide receiver coach.

"They were just showing me the offense," Dunn said. "Basically, just talking about what routes they would want me to run. I would be playing the ‘X' [receiver] position – the deep threat guy."

Dunn closed out his stay with his second of two one-on-one meetings with Butch Davis.

"[He discussed] where he wants this program to go, how he sees me fitting in," Dunn said. "Of course, he talked about being at Miami and the players he put out there. And basically, what I got from it was: Why can't I be one?"

In addition to UNC, Dunn has taken official visits to Connecticut and Virginia Tech. He's scheduled to officially visit West Virginia this coming weekend, and could plan an official trip to Virginia for sometime in the middle of this week.

Dunn said he figures to announce his college destination on Signing Day.

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