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ACC battle for 2018 RB Coleton Beck, decision coming soon

Blacksburg (Va.) High all-purpose back Coleton Beck named a top three Thursday of North Carolina, Pittsburgh and Virginia Tech. Beck visited Chapel Hill last weekend and will hit Pitt and the local Hokies over the next two weekends. All unofficial trips. "End of the month or beginning of next month," Beck said of a potential college decision. (247 Sports)

5-star PF Matthew Hurt schedules unofficial visit, RB Coleton Beck narrows to 3

The next couple of months will see several UNC recruiting targets on campus for official and unofficial visits. We can add 5-star 2019 power forward Matthew Hurt to the list. Hurt’s father, Richard, said his son will head to Chapel Hill on Oct. 21. On Thursday, UNC got good news on Blacksburg, Va., native RB Coleton Beck when it was included in his top three schools, along with Virginia Tech and Pitt. (DieHards.com)

UNC Weekend Football Recruit Scoreboard

North Carolina wide receiver commit Dyami Brown (Charlotte Independence) caught five passes for 125 yards and two touchdowns. He also found the end zone on a 93-yard fumble return. UNC linebacker target Dax Hollifield (Shelby, NC) made 12 tackles, including a sack. See how other UNC football recruits performed in this week's football recruit scoreboard. (Inside Carolina)

Significant UNC Football Recruits Visiting Saturday

North Carolina’s ACC opening contest against Louisville and reigning Heisman trophy winner Lamar Jackson has gradually transformed into one of the Heels’ biggest recruiting weekends of the 2018 cycle. Among the more than 100 recruits expected on campus on Saturday are top targets Coleton Beck, Dax Hollifield, Rick Sandidge, Harrison Taylor, and Luke Tenuta. (Inside Carolina)

Tar Heels set to host basketball and football recruits on Saturday

2018 UNC commit Rechon Black and Coby White will attend Saturday’s UNC-Louisville game. Nassir Little, a top 20 player in the 2018 class, is also making an official visit to Chapel Hill. Armando Bacot, Jeremiah Francis, and Wendell Moore will also be visiting. LB Payton Wilson, LB Dax Hollifield and DT Rick Sandidge top the list of football recruits who will be on hand. (Keeping It Heel)

In-state Class of 2019 football prospects starting to emerge

While there are still some prominent football recruits still on the market, most notably Shelby linebacker Dax Hollifield, Concord defensive tackle Rick Sandidge and West Forsyth defensive end K.J. Henry, the scholarship offers are piling up for the stars in the Class of 2019. Here’s a brief look at seven North Carolina players from the 2019 class, who have already received eight or more scholarship offers from FBS teams. (Fayetteville Observer)

UNC Offer Could Change Things For 2018 DE Harrison Taylor

Class of 2018 defensive end Harrison Taylor got some big news this past week when the University of North Carolina extended him a scholarship offer to play power 5 college football for the Tar Heels. "It was big time," he told THI. "Something I never could've dreamed of happening, an ACC offer before my senior season was even half way over." (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Tar Heels host 4-stars Joey Baker, Josh Nickelberry, football offers 2

With the home game against Cal on Saturday, plenty of recruits were in Chapel Hill taking in the scene, and not just on the football side. While this wasn’t expected to be as big of a weekend for visits as next weekend against Louisville will be, there were two guests from the Class of 2019 worth mentioning — 4-star shooting guard Josh Nickelberry and 4-star forward Joey Baker. (DieHards.com)

Student Athlete of the Week: Dyami and Khafre Brown

If you see Khafre Brown at West Mecklenburg practice, there's a good chance Dyami Brown isn't too far away. Dyami is the older brother, and North Carolina's top-ranked receiver in the 2018 class. He recently committed to UNC. Khafre is the No. 3 ranked receiver in the junior class in North Carolina, and is fielding a list of offers. (WCNC)

UNC Football Recruit Weekend Scoreboard

Green Hope UNC receiver commit Jordyn Adams returned a punt 70 yards to pay dirt. He also had 7 catches for 134 yards and a TD. UNC wideout commit Dyami Brown had 6 catches for 70 yards & 1 TD; 10 rushes for 54 yards & 1 TD; 2-of-2 passing for 17 yards & 2 TDs; 1 sack; 3 kick returns for 102 yards. See how other UNC recruits performed in this weekend's Recruit Scoreboard: (Inside Carolina)

UNC QB commit Jace Ruder focused on making season best it can be

Whenever Jace Ruder sees someone he hasn’t spoken with in a while, it’s easy for them to get lost in a conversation about Ruder’s chance to play football at University of North Carolina. Following his commitment to UNC in June, it’s all anyone was talking about. Ruder admits he even found himself searching Twitter and other sites just to see what people were saying about it. (Garden City Telegram)

Video: One-on-one with Jordyn Adams

One-on-one with North Carolina football and baseball commit Jordyn Adams on playing youth baseball with Jojo Gray and what he has learned from his father, Tar Heels defensive line coach Deke Adams. Read More...

UNC football recruiting: The latest on 4-star LB Dax Hollifield

The 4-star linebacker Dax Hollifield plans to visit Florida State for the Miami game (Sept. 16). One week later, he’s looking to return to Stanford. In October, he’ll visit Virginia Tech when UNC plays in Blacksburg. Hollifield is still figuring out which weekends will work for official visits to South Carolina and North Carolina, though the Tar Heel coaches want him to wait until after the season. (SEC Country)

How Dax Hollifield’s dad is helping him through the recruiting process

Shelby High linebacker Dax Hollifield has heard it all from college coaches, but he believes he has an advantage over others in his position. Hollifield’s dad, Aubrey Hollifield, played defensive tackle at Wake Forest and has been there for Dax throughout this journey. Instead of focusing only on the positives at schools, Aubrey makes sure his son looks at the negative aspects as well. (The State)

Weekend UNC Football Recruit Scoreboard

UNC WR commit Jordyn Adams had 8 catches for 136 yards and 2 TDs. Versatile UNC athlete commit Dyami Brown also had an impressive stat line: 3 catches for 42 yards & 1 TD; 9 rushes for 52 yards & 1 TD; 2-of-2 passing for 17 yards & 2 TDs; 2 tackles (2 solo); 3 kick returns for 102 yards. See how other UNC football recruits performed in this week's Scoreboard. (Inside Carolina)

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Top UNC Football Recruits
RecruitClassRating
Jordyn Adams2018 WR
William Barnes2018 OL
Dyami Brown2018 WR
Antoine Green2018 WR
Avery Jones2018 OT
Jace Ruder2018 QB
Chris Collins2018 DE
Joshua Ezeudu2018 OL
Matthew Flint2018 LB
Cade Fortin2018 QB

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