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Phillip Williamson Leaves UNC Football Program

is no longer enrolled at UNC, he confirmed to Inside Carolina. The redshirt freshman defensive lineman will attend Butler Community College (Kan.) for the 2013 season. The Durham, N.C. native played linebacker during his redshirt freshman season in 2012, but after adding 40 pounds in the offseason, he was moved to defensive end this past spring. (Inside Carolina)

Kareem Martin Breaks Down UNC's Defense

At his defensive end position, is clearly holding down the first team role, but there are a couple guys behind him ready not only for heavy backup reps in 2013, but a chance to replace Martin as the full-time starter in 2014. "Right now we're four-deep at defensive end. Myself, , , and ," Martin said. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

2013 Comeback Stories?

Defensive back , linebacker and wide receiver are expected to be back on field when spring drills begin. The recovering players amount to a good portion of a recruiting class. And in a year where UNC's recruiting class will be smaller by five players due to NCAA sanctions, getting all or some of them back on the playing field could have a major impact on the 2013 season. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Phillip Williamson highlights UNC football commitments expected to sign today

Jordan High senior said his childhood dream was to play football at North Carolina. So even though the Tar Heels have had three head coaches since Williamson initially gave his commitment to UNC in May, the linebacker never had second thoughts about where he would go. Williamson will make his commitment official today when he signs his National Letter of Intent this afternoon at Jordan. “It’s going to feel great,” Williamson said. (Durham Herald-Sun)

UNC LB commit Phillip Williamson living his dream

The upheaval at North Carolina is not about to sway Durham Jordan's . "Carolina's always been that school that I wanted to go to," Williamson explained. And so the Falcons ball-hawking defender will head down the road undeterred. In fact, Williamson has a game plan for once he gets there. "Freshman year, I want to start," the 6-foot-3 safety exclaimed. "I want to make a stamp on 'Carolina's ground as soon as I get there." (NBC 17)

LB Phillip Williamson remains committed to Tar Heels

Rising senior was about to take the field for summer workouts on Wednesday when word began trickling out that North Carolina football coach had been fired. When Williamson heard the news, it came as a surprise to him. "I was shocked because last week at the 7-on-7 everything was great," Williamson said in a phone interview. "When I heard he got fired, I was just shocked." Despite the firing of Davis, Williamson insists that he will remain committed to the Heels. (High School OT)

Playing at UNC a dream for Phillip Williamson

has always loved the Tar Heels. After moving from Tennessee to Durham, Williamson became a big part of the Jordan Falcons' football team. After last season, the 6-foot-3, 210-pound linebacker began to pick up college interest. North Carolina offered Williamson in May, and one day later he committed. "It's really just a dream come true to play for the Tar Heels," Williamson said. "Since I was little I've always been a Carolina fan." (High School OT)

Durham NFTC all-camp team

RB: , 6-1, 197, (Tarboro, N.C./Tarboro) - Some pundits have projected him as an athlete, but he worked out at RB and proved he has the skill set be a capable college back. His offer total is at six; DB: , 6-2, 206, (Durham, N.C./Charles E. Jordan) - Big backside defender that could end up at linebacker in college. He committed to North Carolina last week. (ESPN.com)

What we learned: Duke Nike Camp

Future linebackers: A few of them were playing out of position like future North Carolina linebacker (played defensive back), North Carolina defensive end (played defensive end but looks more like a 'backer) and massive Jay Jay McCullough from Fort Mill (S.C.) Nation Ford (played wide receiver). Many of them were where they belonged, but there was an abundance of future linebackers in attendance including many underclassmen. (Jackets Online)

ACC Football Commitment Lists: Coastal Division, May 25

North Carolina continues to load up on linebackers, as and are the third and fourth players at that position that the Tar Heels have landed in their 2012 class. The Hokies also nabbed a recruit from Norfolk, Va. when wide receiver Mario Nixon committed to Virginia Tech. The Hokies also added Jack Willenbrock and Donovan Riley, and have 11 Class of 2012 commitments already. (ACC Sports Journal)

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