Quinn Slowly Moving Toward Decision

Although he has deliberated with his inner circle on several occasions, Robert Quinn isn't any closer to making his collegiate decision.

"I've been talking to my head coach and my mom and dad yesterday and today," Quinn said. "Things are going slowly, but surely. But, right now, there is still is no leader. I'm still taking everything in.

"I might announce it soon. But, the way it looks now I'll probably [announce] on Signing Day."

Quinn hasn't made any changes to his favorites list at all. The 6-foot-4, 240-pound defensive end from North Charleston (S.C.) Fort Dorchester is still considering Alabama, Auburn, and North Carolina and says all three schools are even.

South Carolina attempted to score a last-minute official visit from Quinn, but weren't successful. The Gamecocks have since ceased recruiting him.

Because Quinn has gone the entire recruiting process without naming a frontrunner, speculation and rumors have surrounded his recruitment.

"My feelings change all the time," Quinn said. "Down here [in North Charleston], people say I'm going to Alabama. To me, it's just all rumors, because I'm not even sure where I'm going so how does anyone else know?"

Tuesday during an in-home visit, Auburn made its final pitch. Alabama and UNC will do the same Wednesday. Sam Pittman, Quinn's primary recruiter, and John Blake, UNC's defensive line coach, will represent the Tar Heels.

Last week, Quinn and his parents met up with Butch Davis for the UNC head coach's only allotted in-home visit.

"Everything went fine," Quinn said. "He was just telling my parents and me everything we need to know about the school and whatever it takes to get me up there."

Over the course of the next week, Quinn will just continue to discuss his options.

"I'm just going to sit down with my mom and my dad, and talk about it," Quinn said. "I was talking to my dad earlier today and he said it's going to be my choice no matter what. But it being so tough [a decision], I want him to help me out just a little bit."

The difficulty Quinn is finding comes from the similarities in the three football programs.

"All the schools – no matter what – are basically the same except for different coaches and whatever defense they run," Quinn said. "I'm just focusing on where I feel most comfortable."

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