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UNC's Recruiting Class Ranked 5th, 8th & 13th Nationally

North Carolina's 2009 football recruiting class was nearly a consensus top-ten pick by the three major recruiting services. Scout.com ranked the Tar Heels' signing day class 5th nationally. Rivals.com was nearly as kind, ranking them 8th, while ESPN rated the Heels' haul at 13th best in the nation. Here are the complete lists:

Scout.com
1 Ohio State
2 LSU
3 Alabama
4 USC
5 North Carolina
6 Texas
7 UCLA
8 Georgia
9 Oklahoma
10 Penn State

Rivals.com
1 Alabama
2 LSU
3 Ohio State
4 USC
5 Texas
6 Florida State
7 Michigan
8 North Carolina
9 Georgia
10 Florida

ESPN.com
1 LSU
2 Alabama
3 Texas
4 USC
5 Florida
6 Georgia
7 Miami (FL)
8 Florida State
9 Ohio State
10 Michigan
11 Oklahoma
12 South Carolina
13 North Carolina
14 Notre Dame
15 Tennessee

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RB Reggie Gallaspy has the skills colleges covet

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