July 13, 2006

Gronkowski checks out UNC

Williamsville, N.Y., North four star recruit Rob Gronkowski took an unofficial visit to UNC on Wednesday, one day removed from a visit to Clemson.

What stood out for the nation's No. 7 tight end?

"Both visits went well," the 6-6, 235-pound standout said. "Chapel Hill was pretty good. Clemson is calmer, there's a lot less people and everyone knows your name. Chapel Hill is more of a city. There are more things to do in North Carolina."

What did he all get to do in his stay in Chapel Hill?

"We toured the business school," he said. "Then we checked out the football offices, the weight room and I met with the head coach. Coach Bunting is a great guy and a great coach. We toured the dorm rooms and the campus, ate dinner and then I watched film with coach Cignetti."

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