Massenburg In the House

Inside Carolina
Posted Jun 12, 2006


Immediate defensive line help is on the way in the form of 2005 signee Darius Massenburg, who prepped this past year at Hargrave Military Academy and signed again in February. According to his high school coach, Massenburg graduated from Hargrave with honors and plans to report for UNC freshman orientation June 19.

“He’s going to be at orientation June 19 for summer school,” Roanoke Rapids coach Tim Bennett told Inside Carolina on Monday. “Coach [John] Bunting called me about a month ago and said he was excited when he got the SAT score. Everything Coach Bunting said was that they were planning on getting Darius 15-20 snaps per game.

“Darius said he is up to 280 pounds,” said Bennett. “And, I think he’s grown an inch. He’s closer to 6-5, than 6-4.

“He worked out last week with his Carolina workout book, and he’s been working out and playing basketball in the gym, so I think he’s in pretty good shape. I know he can’t wait to get to UNC and start working with Coach [Jeff] Connors and his strength program.”

The following is an excerpt found in Sunday’s Roanoke Rapids Herald:

“Second lieutenant Darius L. Massenburg completed his studies at Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, Va., and respectively earned a spot on the Dean’s List with a GPA of 3.3.

“He also won the Mary B. Talent writing award for best poetry – ‘All About Me,’ having it published in the magazine Sound Off.

“…He will attend the University of North Carolina and will play football for the Tar Heels.”

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