Tar Heel Times
Your comprehensive source for Tar Heel sports news

Walk-on tight end Justin Phillips earns scholarship

At summer football camps, it's usually high school players who come away with scholarship offers. This past weekend, it was a rising college senior. Carolina tight end Justin Phillips was summoned to the practice field--where the Tar Heels were conducting a camp for high schoolers--to meet with head coach John Bunting. "Justin, we've got it done," Bunting said. Phillips looked back at his coach blankly. "We're putting you on full scholarship," the coach said. Phillips broke into what Bunting later described as an ear-to-ear grin. (Tar Heel Blue)

Share: Facebook | Twitter | Email

Related: | |

Recent Football News:

Why not an ACC champion North Carolina in the Playoff?

Video: All-Access at N.C. State 2015 - State Champs!

UNC Football's Biggest Game Ever?

Challenges have primed Tar Heels to tame No. 1 Clemson

ACC championship game matchups: Elijah Hood vs. Clemson D-line

© 2005-2015 Tar Heel Times | Contact | Privacy Policy | Site Map | RSS | Did UNC Win?

Tar Heel Times is an unofficial resource for UNC fans and is not affiliated with the University of North Carolina.