Southern Nash's Cameron Gardner is young and still learning about football.
Wake County's record holder for most goals in a season - Fuquay-Varina's Adrian Gonzales - has signed to play at Louisburg Junior College.
Gonzales had 56 goals for the Bengals in his only season of high school soccer. That number was second in the state last season and ranks 10th all-time in NCHSAA history.
Wakefield High wide receiver Jordan Fieulleteau committed to the University of North Carolina on Monday.
The 6-foot-3, 200-pound junior caught 83 passes for 1,190 yards during the 2011 season. He was receiving recruiting attention for the Alabama, Maryland, Duke, Rutgers, Kentucky, Florida State, Wake Forest, N.C. State and others, but Carolina was the first school to offer a scholarship.
“I am going to graduate in December and wanted to get my recruitment behind me,” Fieulleteau said. “The Carolina coaching staff loves me, it is a great school and I want to major in journalism. It is a win-win situation. I want to go there and they want me.”
Durham Hillside junior football standouts Khris Francis and Korrin Wiggins committed to the University of North Carolina on Wednesday night while making unofficial visits during the Duke-Carolina basketball game.
Durham Hillside linebacker Jamal Marcus said he wanted to go to Ohio State as soon as he spoke with new Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer.
The following area high school football players have accepted offers to play college football. Not all of the players have received athletic scholarships, but all are expected to receive financial aid with the expectation of playing college football. Some institutions, such as Campbell and the service academies, do not give football scholarships.
To see a complete list of area athletes who are expected to accept athletic offers go to:
http:// blogs.newsobserver. com/ prepsnow/updated-list-of-triangle-college-commits
Broughton linebacker Drew Davis switched his college commitment from the University of Minnesota to hometown N.C. State on Tuesday.
The 6-foot-4, 240-pound linebacker received a scholarship offer from State on Friday and made his decision today.
"I took some time to talk about the decision with my family and to pray," Davis said. "I have the utmost respect for the staff at Minnesota and I know they are all great coaches."
Jamal Marcus, Durham Hillside's 6-foot-3, 230-pound defensive end, is expected to announce his college choice on Wednesday, Feb. 1, the national letter of intent signing day.
Sanderson High football defensive end Desmond Owino has switched his college choice from the University of North Carolina to N.C. State.
The state's first four-time N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association cross country champion had his pick of running anywhere in college.