May 8, 2006

Wooten close to offer?

North Carolina's staff visited Laurinburg, N.C., Scotland County kicker Jay Wooten last Thursday.

The 6-3, 180-pound standout already has one offer — from LSU.

Did he get his second tender following the visit?

"No, they haven't offered yet," Wooten said. "A lot of people expected them to, but they might be soon. They had to talk it over with some of the other coaches. The visit went real well. I practiced and kicked the ball real well. We had a meeting and it went very positive."

Scotland County has been a known pipeline for UNC. Three current Tar Heels - Cameron Sexton, Jacoby Watkins and Hilee Taylor - hail from there and Wooten's teammate, Travian Robertson, ranks near the top of North Carolina's wish list for the 2007 class.

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