March 4, 2007

Whitley enjoys UNC trip

Like many of the state's top prospects, Matthews (N.C.) Butler defensive back Eddie Whitley was on campus at the University of North Carolina on Sunday for the Tar Heels Junior Day event.

Whitley got the chance to catch the Tar Heels' basketball game against rival Duke.

"The fans were straight," he said.

Whitley also got the chance to spend time with North Carolina's new coaching staff.

"I like the new coaching staff," he said. "Coach John Blake is real cool and I talked to coach Butch Davis. He said that they wanted to get all three of our defensive backs to come to their schools. They saw my film and said that they liked it."

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