January 21, 2007

Powell becomes a Tar Heel

Ahoskie (N.C.) Hertford County standout defensive tackle Tydreke Powell made his highly-anticipated official visit to North Carolina this weekend, where he visited with several other prospects, along with the UNC coaching staff. Powell also took in Carolina's basketball game Saturday night in the Smith Center.

On the visit, Powell made the decision to verbally commit to North Carolina.

"I wrapped it up. That's where I want to be. I did it. It feels real good. Carolina is somewhere where I always wanted to be. The coaching staff is unbelievable. We're going to turn that thing around. We're going to shock the world," Powell said to the Spartanburg-Herald Journal.

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