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I was born and raised in Rockford, IL and now currently live in Chicago. I'm a big Chicago sports fan and have been throughout my whole life. Bears, Bulls, Cubs, Blackhawks. I'm a North Carolina Basketball writer and have enjoyed it! I currently run a all Chicago sports site called ChiCitySports.com. I go to school full-time and focus on ChiCitySports. I'm excited to be on staff here at Keeping it Heel.
I live in Chapel Hill and have been a huge Carolina fan since my family first came here when I was nine. I love going to games at the Bosh and watching the Heels play. I'm excited to be joining the Keeping It Heel team, and looking forward to writing about Carolina athletics.
I am a lifelong UNC Tarheels and San Francisco 49ers fan. I'm pretty knowledgeable on most sports but my passion is UNC basketball and recruiting.I'm so greatful for the opportunity that keeping it heel has given me!
Vince Carter and Antawn Jamison sparked my interest to follow the University of North Carolina when I was an elementary student. Been a Heels fan ever since! I've been writing about sports since junior high, whether it be just for my own amusement or my current job at the college I attended in North Dakota (Yes, North Dakota. We've got running water, internet, and everything). I attended a small school in ND known as Mayville State University, home of the Comets. The only negative thing I can say about the school is our Royal Blue color scheme is far too close to those cake-eaters from Duke. I'm excited to be part of the team at FanSided, "Keeping It Heel", and "Daily DDT". I'll keep it interesting for you!
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