Kareem Martin, a 6-foot-6, 240-pound defensive tackle at Roanoke
Rapids High, will announce his college decision Monday at 3:30.
Martin is ranked No. 5 among North Carolina senior high school
players by The Charlotte Observer.
He has narrowed his list to Duke, North Carolina and Virginia Tech.
"He is the total package," said Roanoke Rapids coach Russell
Weinstein. "First and foremost, he is a fine young man. He is an
outstanding student who hasn't made below an 'A' since the ninth grade.
"And he is not just a 6-6, 235-pound football player. He is an
outstanding athlete. He also puts a lot of work into become a better
"He is everything the college coaches are looking for. Coaches from
all over the country are calling, but he is down to those three."