June 8, 2006

Byers to be on UNC campus next week

Justin Byers, a 5-11 , 170-pound athlete from Charlotte, N.C., Vance, heads into his senior season as one of the top secondary prospects in the Tar Heel State.

A solid cornerback with outstanding coverage skills and reaction time, Byers recorded 75 tackles and three interceptions on defense as a junior in 2005.

He returned two of those interceptions for touchdowns.

Byers added another pair of touchdowns on offense, making four receptions for a total of 146 yards. Further demonstrating his versatility, Byers scored twice more on special teams, returning two punts for scores, to bring his season touchdown total to six.

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