Johnathan Howard (Rochelle, Ga./Wilcox County) enjoyed every minute of his trip to Chapel Hill, N.C., this weekend. The ESPN 300 wide receiver liked it at North Carolina so much, he was ready to become a Tar Heel before heading home. While his father felt the same way, he advised his son to think it over more before making a hasty decision.
The 6-foot-5 wideout did not wait much longer. After talking it over with his father for the entire trip home, Howard called his recruiting coach and committed.
"I let the opportunity slip with Clemson, so I told my dad I did not want to miss out on the chance to play for these coaches and in a spread offense like I play in now. I called Coach Vic (Koenning), and he put Coach (Larry) Fedora and the staff on so I could officially commit to North Carolina. Fedora said I made his night."