LeMay Wide Open

RALEIGH --- Christian LeMay will enter the recruiting process with no favorite schools.

"It's so wide open right now," LeMay said. "People change, coaches change - they go to different places - so you never know."

LeMay, a 6-foot-3, 185-pound quarterback from Matthews (N.C.) Butler, is up to 17 scholarship offers. Alabama, Clemson, Florida, North Carolina, Oregon, and Virginia Tech are among the offering schools.

Before his family moved to North Carolina during his eighth grade year, LeMay's father was Florida's team chaplain. His father's final year was Urban Meyer's first year as head coach in Gainesville.

LeMay denies the assumption that he's leaning towards Florida.

"It's a wide open field," LeMay said. "I'm telling all people right now that if they would like to have me and my services I'm definitely open to hearing all things."

Last summer, LeMay included UNC's camp among his travels.

"It's a great school, great QB coach, great [head] coach – Butch Davis is doing a great job bringing North Carolina to a national prominence [and] national ranking, which is something that hasn't been done [in a while]," LeMay said. "They're doing a great job with the program and I like what I'm seeing with UNC. It's great to have an in-state school recruiting you."

On Saturday, LeMay helped deliver Butler its first state football title with a convincing 48-17 victory over Fayetteville (N.C.) Britt in the NCHSAA 4AA championship game.

"I think we all expected to come out here and play well," LeMay said. "Coach [Mike Newsome] has been telling us all year if we come out and play Butler football, then nobody can compete with us."

LeMay was named the game's Most Valuable Player. In the game, he threw for 189 yards and three touchdowns with no interceptions on 17-of-26 passing. He also rushed for 30 yards on six carries.

"The offensive line did a great job," LeMay said. "All of them are seniors and they wanted it so bad. I wanted it bad for them, as well. They did it, I was just a part of the show."

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