NC high school star offered scholarship to play football and basketball for Tar Heels

NC high school star offered scholarship to play football and basketball for Tar Heels

Of all the athletes out there rising as a high school junior, Kendre Harrison has an almost unbelievable athletic resume to start out with and just scored another win.

Harrison —, a junior student at Reidsville High School, 2m07 and 243 lb. Harrison is the only athlete who can be considered a prospect for both basketball and football.

The prospect named Harrison has a rating of 4 stars and belongs to the basketball sector for children of the 2026 Class according to the information provided by the 247Sports website. This means that hi ranking is among the 25 best players of the nation and takes the second place among North Carolina players. According to the same website 247Sports, he is listed as a football five-star recruit and he is among the top ten most sought-after players in the entire class of 2026 in the position of a tight end.

Despite having been tendered scholarships by many reputed institutions to pursue football, a notable local institution insists on his participation in both football and basketball.

Sophomore, Harrison had the privilege of being awarded a scholarship to join the University of North Carolina at chapel Hill football team coached by Mack Brown. Now, he has been given yet another opportunity to join the school basketball team with sponsorship being offered to him by the head coach Hubert Davis.

247Sports states that the Davis offered and sat down with Harrison at UNC this Thursday when he was in attendance for June football camp.

Harrison is currently one of the most popular stocks to investing in the past year as he has contributed largely to helping Reidsville clinch both state championships in football and basketball last year.

The success of both teams was appreciated by North Carolina State Representatives on Wednesday.

During the season that the on the basketball court was played out, harrison was capable of putting an average 19. four point shot, 4 point per game, 15. It averages 45 | 1 rebounds per game and 3. 7 blocks per game, at least this is what statistics from Max Preps revealed.

He contributed 19 points, 17 rebounds and five plus blocks to the sweet victory after an outstanding overtime match against Farmville Central High School to claim the title.

He also recently gained further popularity after he walloped the backboard after dunking it during the game with Morehead High School in February.

The achievements of this man are incomparable and, on the football field, Harrison is the real stuff. In Football, he was instrumental in providing leadership to the Rams to capture the state championship.

During the 2023-24 season, he served as a two-way provisional player for the 15-1 Rams team at tight end and defensive end positions.

Offensively, Harrison profiled with 62 receptions, 940 YRs, and 16 TDs in his sophomore year, per MaxPreps.

As a defender, he [TW2] made 76 tackles, 17 tackles or loss, 9 sacks and 30 quarterback hurries.

Harrison must have played his best role in the championship match against the Clinton High School as he was able to catch the ball 5 times for 95 yards and also touched the end zone 2 times which helped the Rams to defeat Clinton High School with a score of 28-18 as per MaxPreps. In the defensive side, he also notched 6 tackles and half a sack.

He has received scholarship offers from the following schools to play football:

  • University of Alabama
  • University of Arkansas
  • Auburn University
  • University of Colorado
  • East Carolina University
  • University of Florida
  • Florida State University
  • University of Kentucky
  • Lousiville University
  • University of Michigan
  • North Carolina State University
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Notre Dame University
  • The Ohio State University
  • University of Oklahoma
  • Old Dominion University
  • University of Mississippi (Ole Miss)
  • University of Oregon
  • Pennsylvania State University (Penn State)
  • University of South Carolina
  • University of Tennessee
  • University of Texas
  • Texas A&M University
  • University of Central Florida (UCF)
  • University of Southern California (USC)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)
  • Wake Forest University
  • West Virginia University
  • Duke University

He has opened that he would like to participate in both football and basketball while in college.

If he were to stay at UNC, he would be in good company with other great Tar Heels who were successful in football as well as basketball.

The most prominent example is of course Julius Peppers who was signed and subsequently played for the Carolina Panthers and is currently a Pro Football Hall of Fame player.

Another elaborate example is Ronald Curry who exercised his skills in playing both the quarterback and the guard at the UNC and was contracted by the Oakland Raiders.