Golson Makes Valuable UNC Trip

Since the season began, Everett Golson has planned to see a North Carolina football game and also support former teammates Jamere Valentine and Andrew Power, who play for Georgia Southern. He accomplished both on Saturday when he visited Chapel Hill.

"The visit went real good," Golson said of his time at UNC. "I got to see a lot of the athletic side of the campus and I got to meet Coach Roy Williams and talk to him for about 15 minutes."

In addition to quarterbacking Myrtle Beach (S.C.)'s football team, Golson stars at point guard for the basketball team.

"[Williams] was just saying that if it's all right the with the football team, he'd allow me to play on the basketball team also," Golson said.

Golson had quickly met Williams during a previous visit to UNC, but he had never received an opportunity to have an in-depth conversation with the hoops coach.

"[Talking to Williams] was real big," Golson said. "It was like a dream come true. I never thought I'd be right there talking to him."

During pre-game warm-ups and in the locker room after the game, Golson had quick conversations with Butch Davis and several of UNC's assistant coaches, including John Shoop.

"They were all just welcoming me and saying they were glad I could make it to a game," Golson said.

During the game, Golson watched his former teammates and enjoyed the atmosphere of Kenan Stadium.

"It's real warm in there," Golson said. "It's what I want. I feel at home up there."

Golson, who has a nonchalant approach to his recruitment, thinks he has received a total of nine official scholarship offers thus far, including grants from Clemson, Duke, East Carolina, UNC, and South Carolina.

Golson continues to list UNC as his clear cut leader.

"It just has always been my dream school," Golson said. "I like the coaching staff, I like how the campus is, [and] the people around there seem pretty cool."

Because of his strong feelings for UNC, Golson is constantly the subject of commitment rumors.

"I was at one time [close to committing], but I stepped off of it a little bit," Golson said. "I think I'm going to wait until my senior year or maybe a little bit before my senior year [to make a commitment].

"I feel like I'm not mature enough to make that decision yet."

Outside of Saturday's visit, Golson hasn't made any recruiting visits this fall. He said he is considering attending a future game in Miami, but doesn't have any plans set.

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