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Success of in-state programs keeping prospects closer to home

Heading into the 2009 national signing day on Wednesday, the Tar Heels have secured oral commitments from seven of the state’s top 10 prospects. An eighth top-10 player, Durham running back Desmond Scott, is expected to sign with Duke. Jack Britt’s Bailey believes the reason for such a dramatic turnaround is simple: success. North Carolina rebounded from a 4-8 record to 8-5 this year with a post-season bowl appearance. (Fayetteville Observer)

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Larry Fedora, UNC assistants talk spring recruiting strategies

TE Chris Clark de-commits from UNC

Garner's Nyheim Hines fueled by sibling rivalry

ATH Carl Tucker commits to UNC