Jamison Crowder, a member of the Class of 2011 and a speedy 5-foot-9, 160-pound wide receiver/free safety/kick returner at Monroe High, recently received an offer from
"We took a few guys over to see the Tar Heels practice at Charlotte Latin when Carolina was here for the (Mieneke) Bowl game," Sowell said. "We gave them a DVD of Jamison, and they really like the fact that he's so versatile, can do so many things."
Sowell expects that a number of other schools, including many from the ACC, will follow suit.
Crowder has 4.5-second speed in the 40-yard dash.
He was also offered by Duke in late December. He returned seven kicks for TDs as a junior, including five punts. As a receiver, he had 630 receiving yards and 13 scores.
And he had 35 tackles at FS.
Crowder is also an outstanding prep basketball player.