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UNC Football Recruiting December Offer List

It’s been a busy month for North Carolina on the recruiting trail with the end of football season and the recent conclusion of the high school playoffs. With so much to cover, some of North Carolina’s December offers have slipped through the cracks, partly because there have been so many of them. Here are some of North Carolina’s offers over the first couple weeks of the month. (DieHards.com)

UNC football recruiting: An early signing period primer

This is definitely a rosy outlook, but Carolina has added commitments from quarterback Cade Fortin, linebacker Kyle Wright, defensive tackle Jahlil Taylor, and athlete Javonte Williams in the past nine days. Each shores up a position of need in the current class. New names keep appearing on the recruiting board, due to the fallout from a crazy firing and hiring season. (Tar Heel Blog)

Rivals100 DT Rick Sandidge has his official visits & commitment scheduled

Rivals100 defensive tackle Rick Sandidge has been taking a number of unofficial visits and the Concord, N.C. star is has the remainder of his recruitment mapped out. Sandidge will take an official visit to Georgia on January 12th, North and Carolina on January 19th. Sandidge is set to take his official visit to Michigan on January 26th and South Carolina on February 2nd. (Rivals.com)

Video: UNC Commitment Jordyn Adams Highlight Reel

Class of 2018 wide receiver Jordyn Adams is one of the more highly anticipated UNC recruits in many years. Adams comes in as the No. 3 wide receiver and the No. 11 overall player in the country per the 247Sports rankings. Adams committed to North Carolina on July 3. He was named an Army All-American this fall. Read More...

Three schools left for Rivals250 LB Dax Hollifield

Rivals250 linebacker Dax Hollifield's recruitment window has narrowed to three schools: North Carolina, Stanford, and Virginia Tech. The Shelby, N.C., star is preparing for the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas this week and broke down where his recruitment is headed. "North Carolina has made a big push," Hollifield said. "I'm by far their top recruit right now." (Rivals.com)

RB Javonte Williams Commits to UNC

Fresh off Wallace-Rose Hill's fourth consecutive NCHSAA 2A Championship, Javonte Williams verbally committed to UNC. Williams, a 5-foot-11, 215-pound running back, was the driving force in Wallace-Rose Hill's 2017 championship. In 35-28 victory over Reidsville in Kenan Stadium on Saturday, he was awarded the game MVP. He finished with 207 yards and two touchdowns. (Inside Carolina)

UNC WR Commitment Jordyn Adams Recognized by SI

UNC wide receiver commitment Jordyn Adams received a special honor from Sports Illustrated this week. He was named one of the "Faces in the Crowd" after an impressive performance where he had three punt-return touchdowns in one game. The 6-foot-2, 175-pound wide receiver is the top commit in the 2018 class for the Tar Heels. (Inside Carolina)

DT Jahlil Taylor Commits to UNC

Jahlil Taylor completed his commitment switch to North Carolina from Appalachian State on Saturday. Taylor, a 6-foot-1, 290-pound defensive tackle from Cordele (Ga.) Crisp County, made the switch during his UNC official visit. He had spent a month and a half on App State’s commitment list. Louisville has also recently extended a scholarship offer to Taylor. (Inside Carolina)

Tar Heels could be eyeing different basketball target; 4-star ILB Donte Starks names top 10

Roy Williams seems content to sit at three players unless he’s able to pull in the talented 5-star South Carolina small forward. But according to Rivals’ Clint Jackson, there could be another name on Williams’ radar. North Carolina is one of several teams that has reached out to 4-star power forward E.J. Montgomery since he de-committed from Auburn in September. (DieHards.com)

Recruiting battles add fuel to UNC-N.C. State football rivalry

The football rivalry between N.C. State and North Carolina may have reached a new level of intensity off the field last week. The decision by heralded Hillsborough Orange linebacker Payton Wilson to back off a verbal commitment to UNC on Nov. 22 and then pledge to the Wolfpack 10 days later added more fuel to an already sizzling feud. (Fayetteville Observer)

2018 QB Cade Fortin Commits to UNC

Cade Fortin, a 3-star quarterback from North Gwinnett H.S. in Suwanee, GA, committed to play football at North Carolina on Thursday evening. Fortin has been committed to Texas A&M, but decommitted Sunday. UNC head coach Larry Fedora and QB Coach Keith Heckendorf had an in-home visit with Fortin on Wednesday night and 24 hours later he committed to becoming a Tar Heel. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

UNC Lands Linebacker Kyle Wright

During a local news broadcast on Tuesday, Kyle Wright announced his verbal commitment to North Carolina. Wright, a 6-foot-1, 210-pound linebacker from Columbia (S.C.) Lippen School, selected UNC over fellow finalists Colorado, Purdue, and Temple. He officially visited West Lafayette in November. Wright is UNC's first linebacker commitment in its 2018 class. (Inside Carolina)

Weekend UNC Football Recruit Scoreboard

UNC RB commit Devon Lawrence rushed for 104 yards and 3 TDs while teammate and fellow UNC commit Javon Terry intercepted a pass in Wake Forest's 51-21 win over Garner. UNC LB target Dax Hollifield had 14 tackles, including three for a loss and .5 sacks, but his Shelby team fell to Lenoir Hibriten. See how other UNC football recruits performed in this week's scoreboard. (Inside Carolina)

UNC QB Commitment Jace Rude Earns Fourth Star

Class of 2018 quarterback and North Carolina commitment Jace Ruder is now a 247Sports Composite four-star recruit. The Norton, Kan. native recently moved up in the composite rankings and is now the No. 15 dual-threat quarterback in the country. Ruder, a 6-3, 205-pound signal-caller, committed to North Carolina on June 19 shortly after a multi-day unofficial visit to UNC. (Inside Carolina)

Major football recruiting moves for UNC, N.C. State in November

While losing linebacker Payton Wilson to NC State, the Tar Heels added three other significant commitments to the Class of 2018 in Wake Forest running back Devon Lawrence, defensive end Nick Fulwider and defensive end Lancine Turay. The 6-6, 240-pound Turay became the 12th member of UNC’s recruiting class Sunday when he chose the Tar Heels over N.C. State and Rutgers. (Fayetteville Observer)

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