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Following Visit, UNC On Top For 2018 GA DE

Harrison Taylor was in Chapel Hill for the Louisville game, which only further entrenched UNC atop his list.

Eagles Landing Christian (GA) class of 2018 defensive end Harrison Taylor recently picked up a game-changing offer from North Carolina, prompting him to check out the Tar Heels in person.

Taylor (6-4, 237 pounds) was one of the many prospects on campus last week for the Heels’ ACC opener versus Louisville.

Prior to UNC extending an offer, Taylor listed a top 6 of Rutgers, Temple, Appalachian State, Colorado State, Charlotte, and Tulane, but now that Carolina is involved things have clearly shifted in a new direction.

Tar Heel Illustrated reached out to Taylor to discuss his first trip to Chapel Hill. Here is that interview:

THI: What did you think of your trip to UNC?

Taylor: It was great, I had a good time. Good hospitality and great game experience.

THI: Which coaches did you hear from during the visit, and what was their recruiting pitch for you?

Taylor: A lot of the coaches and just continue to get to know each other, and hope I'll be a Tar Heel soon.

THI: As for the facilities that you saw, what did you like best?

Taylor: How close everything is to the main football building.

THI: What position do UNC see you fitting at on the next level?

Taylor: Defensive end.

THI: Has UNC defensive line Coach Deke Adams talked to you about your game?

Taylor: He said I’m a hard-nosed football player who hustles on the field.

THI: Where does UNC fit among the other schools on your list at this time ?

Taylor: He replied: Top