Robiskie Considering UNC Visit

Kyle Robiskie says there's a "pretty good" chance he'll accept North Carolina's invitation to officially visit this weekend.

"I'm thinking about [visiting]," Robiskie said. "I was just talking to my dad about it. I guess I'll probably end up taking a visit out there."

Robiskie, a 6-foot-1, 185-pound wide receiver from Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) Cardinal Gibbons, says UNC has briefly discussed having a scholarship offer available for him, as well as the possibility of grey-shirting. However, the topic of walking-on has not been brought up.

"As of right now, we're going to talk about the situation [in-depth] when I get up there," Robiskie said.

The fact that UNC has verbal commitments from five wide receivers already doesn't deter Robiskie.

"That's the whole reason you go to school – you go there to compete," Robiskie said. "This would be a situation where I would go out there and compete for a position. If I have to red-shirt, that's fine."

A few weeks after his senior season Robiskie sent out his senior highlight film to several schools, including UNC. His father, Terry, who coaches wide receivers for the Atlanta Falcons and played five years in the NFL, helped him with the endeavor.

Before the Dead Period in December, UNC contacted Robiskie. Much of the communication has been between Robiskie's father and Butch Davis, who coached with Terry when Davis was head coach of the Cleveland Browns.

"I got my tape out pretty late, but I guess from what [Davis] saw, he liked it," Robiskie said. "From the things I showed I could do, he said I reminded him of my older brother that's at Ohio State."

Robiskie's older brother, Brian, was a two-year starter for Ohio State and is expected to be selected in April's NFL Draft.

Robiskie's senior season, which saw him catch 23 passes for 338 yards and three touchdowns, was his first at wide receiver. He played quarterback at Cleveland (Ohio) Chagrin Falls during his freshman and sophomore years, and then defensive back as a junior at Hollywood (Fla.) Chaminade-Madonna.

"Even though I've only played one season at receiver, I feel like it has been my best fit," Robiskie said. "I felt every game I've got better – I've been developing. I look back and wish I'd played it since my freshman year."

Robiskie is awaiting his first Division I-A scholarship offer. However, he has received offers from several Division I-AA schools.

Last week, Robiskie officially visited Iowa. He is considering visiting Alabama, but realizes time probably won't allow the trip to occur.

In addition to Iowa and UNC, Robiskie is hearing from San Diego State, SMU, UAB, and Virginia. Robiskie's other brother, Andrew, plays at SMU.

With so much up in the air, Robiskie likely won't sign on Signing Day, which is in a week.

"Right now – I know it's getting close to Signing Day – I'm still really open about this," Robiskie said. "I'm letting everything play out. I'm just sitting back and waiting to see what happens."

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