Aromire Fits UNC's Mold

While in Chapel Hill on Saturday for North Carolina's Spring Game, Adeboye Aromire received his first real opportunity to speak to Everett Withers, UNC's defensive coordinator.

"He was telling me how he feels like [UNC] is a good fit for me – I'd fit well in the program at the cornerback position," Aromire said. "One of the biggest things with Coach Withers is [I'm a big cornerback]. I'm about 6-foot with 4.4 speed and he appreciates my athleticism."

Aromire has been interested in UNC. However, the 6-foot, 192-pound cornerback from Washington (D.C.) Woodson didn't plan on visiting the school until it offered a couple of weeks ago.

"I went to the Spring Game just to meet everybody, get affiliated with the campus, the program, and the staff," Aromire said.

After getting acquainted, Aromire has nothing but positive feelings for UNC.

"I think a lot more of them now," Aromire said. "I saw a lot of things that I liked. It's a good place. I'm still considering them."

Aromire says his favorites list consists of the five schools that have offered him – Illinois, Maryland, UNC, Virginia Tech, and West Virginia.

"I have a whole lot of verbal [offers], but I don't really count them until they send them in writing," Aromire said.

Aromire is aiming to make a verbal commitment sometime in June or July.

"I'm looking for a place where I feel like I can come into the program with people I can trust in the coaching staff and feel like I can grow and develop as a man," Aromire said. "When I grow up, I want the skills I need to take care of my (family), so we won't have to go through the same things my mom is going through now.

"The only other deciding factor is: I'm looking for a place where I can get on the field."

Accompanied by his teammate Darius Redman and assistant football coach Wayne Johnson, Aromire spent roughly nine hours in Chapel Hill on Saturday.

"It's a nice place," Aromire said. "[It has] very, very good facilities. I like the atmosphere. The Spring Game had a great atmosphere. I liked the crowd. It seemed like a college town, really. I met all the coaches; they showed me a lot of love."

Upon his arrival, Aromire received a brief campus tour.

"It was a good place – pretty, new," Aromire said. "A lot of things were real up-to-date. They plan on building a lot."

Besides UNC, Aromire has visited Georgia and Maryland. He plans on attending West Virginia's Spring Game this Saturday and said he hopes to schedule a trip to Virginia Tech in the near future.

Aromire began his prep career at Springdale (Md.) Flowers as a wide receiver. When he transferred to Woodson last August he was moved to cornerback. He ended his junior season with 72 tackles, two interceptions, eight pass breakups, five forced fumbles, and three sacks.

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