Two of the friends he had hoped to play with at Northern Guilford High have committed to Oregon. The N.C. High School Athletic Association has banned King from playing his senior year at any public school in the state--he had hoped to play at Northern Guilford.
Oregon just happens to be (A) in Eugene and (B) one of King’s three finalists, along with
King's buddies are linebacker/DE Chris McCain and defensive back James Scales, both of whom are recent commitments to
His friends’ being there could make King’s adjustment to college a bit easier, especially now that it appears he’s decided to head all the way across the country to play.
As for King’s status,