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C.J. Cotman has North Carolina at the top of his list

North Carolina is actively pursuing class of 2017 athlete C.J. Cotman and according to speculation, the Tar Heels may be leading the pack.

Cotman, a 5-foot-11, 180-pound athlete recently decommitted from the University of Tennessee when they pulled his scholarship. He was immediately linked to UNC due to the relationship he and the team had built during his initial recruitment.

Because of that relationship, and the Tar Heels’ reluctancy to give up on Cotman once he had committed to Tennessee, he’s extremely high on UNC and its coaching staff.

“I love how the coaches stay in contact and show love,” he said. “They all pretty much stayed in contact with me and never stopped recruiting me. They never gave up, even after I committed to UT.”

Although his position in college is unknown at this point, it’s likely that he would play at wide receiver or defensive back for the Tar Heels.