Austin Says He'll Return

Marvin Austin typed up a New Year's Day message: "I will be a Tar Heel for 2010!"

Austin opted to announce his decision to return to North Carolina for his senior season by way of his Twitter account Friday night.

"I could go get paid but in some things it ain't all about the money ... I love Carolina," he added.

A UNC official contacted Friday night was unable to comment on the development, however Inside Carolina sources close to the UNC football program confirmed that Austin has indeed made his decision to return.

The 6-3, 305-pound defensive tackle was named Second Team All-ACC in 2009 and was projected as a first day NFL draft selection.

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