Tar Heel Times
Your comprehensive source for Tar Heel sports news
Contact | RSS | Search

Elijah Hood opens season with 325 yards, 5 TDs

Charlotte Catholic (Charlotte, N.C.) senior running back Elijah Hood showed why he's a preseason MaxPreps All-American as he led his team to a 35-28 win over Gonzaga (Washington, D.C.) with 325 yards rushing and five touchdowns. Hood ran for 3,309 yards and 47 touchdowns last year in leading the Cougars to a 13-2 record. He had committed to Notre Dame in late April, but recently decommitted citing a desire to play closer to his North Carolina home. (Max Preps)

Recent Football Recruiting Articles:

UNC "already feels like home" to UNC QB commit Nathan Elliott

2015 "Headhunter" Freddie Phillips Targeted by UNC

Austin Proehl's Journal: UNC Spring Review

DT Tim Settle says Arizona State recruiting him the hardest

QB Nathan Elliott Commits to UNC