Gnonkonde commits to North Carolina 

January, 29, 2012
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It didn’t take Junior Gnonkonde (Lakeland, Ga./Lanier County) long to find his new home. This 2012 three-star defensive end is now headed to the University of North Carolina after visiting Chapel Hill this weekend.

“Yes, I committed," Gnonkonde said. “It was just a great visit and I felt comfortable enough to go ahead and make a decision. I liked everything and everyone was so nice. They made me feel so at home.”

Gnonkonde was Georgia Tech’s first commitment for this Yellow Jacket class. Then he was dropped last weekend because Georgia Tech said he failed to have the necessary test score. The Yellow Jackets' loss is the Tar Heels' gain.

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