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N.C. Has Been Very Good To UT

Josh Briscoe

Long happy hunting ground for UT's football program, the Vols signed but one prospect from the state of North Carolina in 2003 and zero in 2004, but 2005 is shaping up dramatically different.

With Tuesday's announcement that Antonio Wardlow of Parkland High School in Winston-Salem, N.C., has committed to Tennessee, the Vols now have three Tar Heel natives among their current list of nine verbal pledges. The 6-foot-1, 200-pound Wardlow is rated the nation's No. 27 safety prospect by "I took my official visit to Tennessee this past weekend," Wardlow told Don Callahan of Scout... Recommended Stories