"The Beast" is officially a Tar Heel.
Greg Elleby faxed his letter of intent to the UNC football office shortly after a 9 a.m. ceremony at Tabor City (N.C.) South Columbus High School this morning.
February 1, 2006
Despite starting seven sophomores on the defensive side of the ball, Tabor City (N.C.) South Columbus put together a solid 12-2 season. Keeping a very young defense together was the senior leadership of North Carolina commit Greg Elleby.
January 18, 2006
While most of the players on hand for the Shrine Bowl invitation practice had their focus firmly planted on making the team, Greg Elleby just enjoyed the opportunity to be on the football field.
Greg Elleby's nickname is "The Beast." Check out these video highlights to see why ...
TABOR CITY, N.C. --- North Carolina 2006 commitment Greg Elleby says he doesn't mind being called "The Beast" one bit. His older brother Jerome came up with the nickname many years ago and Greg has been living up to it ever since.
TABOR CITY, N.C. - It's not unusual for a high school to provide a regular influx of talent. But, frankly, it never happens at South Columbus - certainly not as far back as 10-year coach Joey Price can remember. Yet in as many seasons, North Carolina has gotten two commitments - one written and one verbal - from two of the top prospects to ever pass through the 2A institution.