Marquise Williams, a top recruit in North Carolina's 2011 signing class, is no longer enrolled at UNC. ROBERT WILLETT
CHAPEL HILL — Marquise Williams, the quarterback who was one of the top-rated members of North Carolina’s 2011 recruiting class, is not enrolled at UNC for the spring semester, a team spokesman said on Monday.
Williams, whom Rivals.com ranked as one of the top dual-threat quarterback prospects in the nation in 2011, redshirted the 2011 season and then spent last season as the backup to Bryn Renner.
Williams played in nine games last season, and ran for 186 yards and three touchdowns. He completed 10 of his 17 passes for 127 yards and one touchdown.
During a brief phone interview on Monday, UNC coach Larry Fedora said Williams is “still a member of this football team.” Fedora declined to answer why Williams is not enrolled in school.
He said he anticipates that Williams will re-enroll at UNC during the summer.