The top recruit in the state of North Carolina has a strong interest in playing in the SEC East.

Lee County DE Desmond Evans unveiled a top five of Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia Tech on Friday.

“My top 5 picks ‼️,” Evans wrote in a tweet accompanying the graphic below.

Listed at 6-6, 238 pounds, Evans is rated the No. 1 North Carolina product, No. 2 weak-side defensive end and No. 21 prospect overall nationally on the 247Sports Composite. He has 19 scholarship offers at this time.

Of the five schools, he took unofficial visits to Tennessee (Oct. 20, 2018), South Carolina (Nov. 17, 2018) and North Carolina (Dec. 15, 2018) last fall. This year, he has made visits to Chapel Hill and a March 30 stop at South Carolina.

His high school highlights can be viewed below: