4-Star RB Leddie Brown Still High On UNC After Florida VisitTHI caught up with 4-star running back and West Virginia commit Leddie Brown following his visit to Florida this weekend for its Friday Night Lights event. Brown was impressed with what he saw in his first visit to UF, so much that he left having the Gators now No. 2 in his pecking order following West Virginia. But the Tar Heels aren't far behind though. (Tar Heel Illustrated)
LB Dax Hollifield discusses top five, official visits, & moreNews regarding Rivals250 linebacker Dax Hollifield has been trickling out over the last few weeks. The Shelby, N.C. went in depth on his recruitment, including his top five and which schools will get official visits. "Right I'm trying to figure out my official visits. It would be Stanford, Florida State, Virginia Tech, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Right now those are my top five." (Rivals.com)
Where Have All the Deions Gone? (Featuring Jordyn Adams)Looking into the crystal ball of potential dual-sport revolutionaries, there is but one young man in the high school class of 2018 carrying the expectation of stardom in both football and baseball, with the stated desire to pursue both at the next level. Jordyn Adams, of Cary, N.C., committed in early July to play both sports at UNC, where his father is the defensive line coach. (Sports Illustrated)
Video: Jordyn Adams Spotlight from The OpeningNorth Carolina 5-star wide receiver commit, Jordyn Adams, is featured in this spotlight video from Nike's recent The Opening event in Beaverton, Oregon. Adams is also a tremendous baseball player and will suit up on the diamond for the Tar Heels as well.
Jordyn Adams pulls off rare All-American double in football and baseballUNC commit Jordyn Adams is a rare two-sport All-American. After returning from The Opening in Oregon, he was named to the Under Armour All-America Baseball Game on July 29 at Wrigley Field. Adams hit .494 in 24 games this season for Green Hope with 26 runs and 26 stolen bases. Football and baseball aren’t the extent of Adams’ ability. You might remember that dunk that went viral. (USA Today)
UNC WR Commit Jordyn Adams Earns 5th StarJordyn Adams – 247Sports is going hard against the grain of the rest of the industry with Adams' ranking as the No. 9 player in the country but we're not even that nervous about the move. The North Carolina commit is so fluid, so smooth, so polished as a receiver and yet he doesn't even play the position full-time. (247 Sports)
Tyler Shough “A Sponge” At The OpeningQuarterback Tyler Shough’s ascension in the national spotlight came quickly, and he continues to impress. After picking up offers from Power 5 programs like Michigan, South Carolina, Cal, Indiana and Florida State, Shough committed to North Carolina. In the meantime, he stood toe-to-toe with some of the nation’s best quarterbacks at the Elite 11 Finals last month. All he did was thrive. (Sports 360 Arizona)
UNC recruiting: 2018 Football class climbs rankingsThe Tar Heels currently have 11 prospects signed to their 2018 class with the latest being wide receiver Jordyn Adams. Adams along with in-state linebacker Payton Wilson highlights UNC’s early class giving them plenty of talent already. The Tar Heels have five four-star recruits and both Adams and Wilson have the potential to earn a fifth star. (Keeping It Heel)
Breaking down the Elite 11 quarterbacksTyler Shough - LSU graduate transfer Brandon Harris is stopgap filler for the hole left by Mitch Trubisky’s jump to the NFL this spring. Shough is a product of UNC’s efforts to build a deep quarterback rotation capable of holding up in the ACC over the long run. Getting Shough to say yes was no small thing; Alabama, Florida State and Michigan are among the programs that offered him a scholarship. (Sports Illustrated)
UNC WR Commit Beau Corrales Among Top Austin, Texas High School Athletes10. Beau Corrales, Senior., Georgetown: In 2016, Corrales topped Austin-area wide receivers with 90 catches for 1,158 yards and 14 touchdowns to help Georgetown to an 8-3 record. A North Carolina signee, he also played basketball for the Eagles and was a second-team all-district honoree this past season. (Austin American-Statesman)
UNC football commit Jayden Curry tranferring to IMG AcademyClass of 2019 UNC cornerback commit Jayden Curry has decided to transfer for his final two high school seasons. Curry will move from Bayside High School in Virginia Beach, Va. to IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. The 5-11, 175-pound corner committed to North Carolina on June 20, just days after he visited UNC for the Freak Show elite prospect camp. (Carolina Blue)
Chansky’s Notebook: Maybe The Ceiling Is The RoofThe idea of putting the Jumpman logo – Michael Jordan’s silhouette stretching for the sky – on a football jersey or cleat seemed a little far-fetched, but the power of that brand apparently reaches beyond age and sport limitation. Larry Fedora is lining up his most athletic recruiting class for the fall of 2018, highlighted by a pair of in-state receivers who will be double-trouble on opposite flanks. (Chapelboro.com)
Photo: Jordyn Adams Meets Odell Beckham, Jr. at The OpeningRecent North Carolina 4-star wide receiver commit Jordyn Adams poses with NFL all-pro receiver and Tar Heel fan Odell Beckham, Jr. at The Opening event in Beaverton, Oregon. OBJ is a self-proclaimed UNC fan and was on hand to watch the Tar Heels with the national basketball championship in April.
Jordyn Adams' commitment signals bright future for UNC receiver corpsIt’s impossible to break down Larry Fedora’s tenure at North Carolina without mentioning Ryan Switzer, Mack Hollins and Bug Howard. The program watched that trio graduate this offseason, prompting a turning of the page to a new era at wideout. Monday’s commitment from Jordyn Adams is a sign that UNC has a lot to look forward to at wide receiver for years to come. (FanRag Sports)
4-star WR Jordyn Adams commits to UNC. But have you seen him dunk?Four-star wide receiver Jordyn Adams has announced his decision on where he’ll play college football. At The Opening, Adams made public his verbal commitment to the Tar Heels over fellow finalist Clemson. Adams, from Cary, N.C., holds offers from 18 other schools. He also has a basketball pedigree, and gained some internet notoriety for throwing down this absolutely savage dunk.