May 24, 2006

What's next for Hinkebein?

North Carolina received a commitment last Friday from kicker Jay Wooten.

Charlotte, N.C., Providence's Chris Hinkebein was also on North Carolina's radar.

"North Carolina got their kicker so they are out now," Hinkebein said. "Virginia called once. LSU and Baylor talked to me at the Shrine Bowl (of the Carolinas) combine at Ragsdale High School. Army came into school and we talked the other day."

Hinkebein was born in Louisiana and lived in Missouri before moving to Charlotte.

"Missouri has been in contact, too, as has Virginia Tech," he said.

The 6-2, 180-pound standout recently went to Las Vegas for the Chris Sailer camp.

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