Anderson Postpones UNC Trip

Latwan Anderson was set to make his first visit to North Carolina this coming weekend. However, a scheduling conflict will force him to reschedule.

"I was actually supposed to be going this Sunday," Anderson said. "But I'm not going to end up going, because we're going to Florida [for a 7-on-7 tournament in Orlando].

"I'll probably go to a game and [UNC] will probably be one of my official visits."

Anderson, a 5-foot-11, 190-pound defensive back from Cleveland (Ohio) Glenville, has already visited Cincinnati, Kentucky, Michigan, Michigan State, Ohio State, Virginia, Virginia Tech, and West Virginia.

After comparing his fall schedule to UNC's, Anderson will determine which game will be most feasible to attend. However, he said he'd ideally like to be in Chapel Hill for the UNC-Miami game, since it pits two of his favorites against each other.

Anderson's top five schools list consists of (in order of preference) West Virginia, Georgia, UNC, Michigan State, and Miami. Cincinnati and Michigan are also under consideration.

"There actually are seven schools that I like," Anderson said. "Being young, my mind changes everyday. Those seven schools switch spots everyday. I can't really say which five it will ultimately be."

Before making a verbal commitment, Anderson will take all five of his allotted official visits. He plans to take as many official visits during the season as possible.

West Virginia has held the top spot on Anderson's favorites list for the last couple of months.

"It just seems like they want me more – not just for football, but as a part of the family," Anderson said.

With the lack of a visit, it's somewhat surprising to see UNC third on Anderson's favorites list.

"[I like that UNC offers] a chance to play when I get there [and] a great academic situation," Anderson said. "I've spoken to some of the coaches, even though I haven't been there, and they all seem like cool people – guys I can call and talk to."

Most of Anderson's communication with UNC is through defensive coordinator Everett Withers. "I haven't spoken to him in a while, but I plan on calling him before Sunday to let him know that I won't be there and I'll try to get to a game," Anderson said.

"Most of the time, though, we talk about [UNC's] academic reputation, that I could also play when I got here, and possibly I'll have a chance to play offense too – they like me offense and defense and special teams as a kick returner."

Primarily, UNC is recruiting Anderson as a cornerback, while most schools project him at safety.

"I can play all four [positions in the secondary] and have played all four," Anderson said. "So it really doesn't matter."

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