Where Are They Going? Updated

With the 2004 football season over, NC Prep Report kicks things into high gear with recruiting coverage. The staff attempts to peice together each players' recruitment puzzle.

Toney Baker

Jamestown Ragsdale, TB, 5-11/215/4.40
Latest News: Mind is Made Up (12/19)
Recruiting Notes: Same old, attempted to officially visit North Carolina this past weekend, but travel plans prevented the trip to take place. Still all set to announce Saturday during halftime of the All-American Bowl
Contention: N.C. State, North Carolina, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Tennessee
Prediction: N.C. State

Curtis Crouch

Fayetteville Smith, OT, 6-6/316/5.20
Latest News: What Are Friends For? (12/27)
Recruiting Notes: Was really impressed during Florida official visit this past weekend. Now not such a lock for N.C. State, but this weekend's official to Raleigh will be very telling.
Contention: Clemson, Florida, N.C. State, Oklahoma, Virginia Tech
Prediction: N.C. State

Charles Gamble

Southern Durham, LB, 6-3/215/4.50
Latest News: Changes One From Top Two (11/30)
Recruiting Notes: A lot up in the air with grades and changes in coaching staff for South Carolina.
Contention: South Carolina, Clemson, Marshall
Prediction: Marshall

Jonathan Hannah

Hope Mills South View, TE, 6-5/255/4.85
Latest News: Hannah Calls UNC Visit 'One Of The Best' (1/9)
Recruiting Notes:  Too close to call, but had a great time during his official visit to North Carolina this past weekend. Revealed UNC was indeed one of his three finalist.
Contention: Penn State, North Carolina, Virginia Tech, Georgia, N.C. State, Florida State, South Carolina
Prediction: North Carolina

Montario Hardesty

New Bern, TB, 6-2/190/4.50
Latest News: Just Win Baby (12/29)
Recruiting Notes: Canceled official visit to Notre Dame and claimed its down to three schools: UNC, UT, and Va Tech. Should decide after Tennessee visit this weekend.
Contention: North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia Tech
Prediction: Tennessee

Geron James

Wilmington Ashley, WR, 6-4/175/4.50
Latest News: Down to Two (1/7)
Recruiting Notes: Eliminates UNC, but apparently wants to provide Virginia Tech with a solid chance. Will visit Va Tech (1/28) before deciding. 
Contention: N.C. State, Virginia Tech
Prediction: N.C. State

Scott Long

South Brunswick, WR, 6-3/195/4.50
Latest News: Has Favorite, Nears Decision (1/6)
Recruiting Notes: After holding out for more offers, figures to decide following official visit to Louisville this weekend. 
Contention: Louisville
Prediction: Louisville

Marquis Melvin

Whiteville, CB, 6-1/200/4.50
Latest News: ScoutTV: Happy As A Shriner (12/13)
Recruiting Notes: Die hard UNC fan who finally realized Chapel Hill is the place he wants to go. Still technically committed to Duke, but if an offer is on the table from the Tar Heels things could change.
Contention: Duke, North Carolina
Prediction: North Carolina (If they offer)

Derek Nicholson

Winston-Salem Mount Tabor, LB, 6-0/228/4.60
Latest News: Nicholson Attends Tire Bowl (1/3)
Recruiting Notes: Claims all four favorites are equal, but admitted in the past that Florida State had a slight lead. Two official visits -- Miami and Florida State -- will determine his destination. First two official visits gave UNC a strong case, while also possibly hurting the Hokies' chances.
Contention: North Carolina, Florida State, Miami, Virginia Tech
Prediction: Florida State

Julian Williams

New Bern, OT, 6-6/275/4.90
Latest News: Begins Tour of In-State Schools (1/9)
Recruiting Notes: Could be a silent N.C. State verbal, but figures to take all visits before deciding.
Contention: East Carolina, North Carolina, N.C. State, Virginia Tech
Prediction: N.C. State

Brandon Woods

Southern Durham, WR, 6-3/210/4.50
Latest News: Will Take Two (1/3)
Recruiting Notes: Soft commit to Virginia, who should solidify after visits to South Carolina (1/14) and UVA (1/21) are taken.
Contention: Virginia, South Carolina
Prediction: Virginia


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