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2018 DE Lancine Turay Commits to UNC

On Sunday, Lancine Turay, a 6-foot-5, 238-pound defensive end from Irvington (N.J.), became the 12th recruit to commit to North Carolina. He joins a class that already includes fellow defensive end Chris Collins. In addition to North Carolina, Turay received scholarship offers from Boston College, Connecticut, Louisville, Maryland, Minnesota, Rutgers, and Syracuse. (Inside Carolina)

Weekend UNC Football Recruit Scoreboard

UNC receiver commit Jordyn Adams scored twice, but Green Hope lost to Garner, 56-39, in the third round of the NCHSAA 4AA playoffs. LB recruit Dax Hollifield had 16 tackles and set a state record with his 62nd career game played, leading Shelby past Mount Pleasant, 7-0, in the third round of the NCHSAA 2AA playoffs. See how other UNC football recruits performed in this week's scoreboard. (Inside Carolina)

2018 LB Payton Wilson Decommits From UNC

Class of 2018 linebacker Payton Wilson has decommitted from North Carolina. He posted a message on in personal twitter account Wednesday announcing his decision. Wilson, from Orange High School in Hillsborough, NC., is a four-star recruit. Wilson committed to UNC on May 1, 2017. He took an official visit to N.C. State on Nov. 3 and Notre Dame on Nov. 18. (Inside Carolina)

UNC LB commit Payton Wilson nominated for national player of the year award

U.S. Army Player of the Year nominees from the state of North Carolina include Heritage running back Ricky Person, who has committed to N.C. State; Scotland County running back Zamir White, a Georgia commit; Orange linebacker Payton Wilson, a UNC commit; and Shelby linebacker Dax Hollifield, who holds offers from South Carolina, Stanford, UNC and Virginia Tech. (High School OT)

UNC Weekend Football Recruit Scoreboard

UNC receiver commit Jordyn Adams scored twice for Green Hope with touchdown catches of 17 and 40 yards in a 42-23 win over Leesville Road. UNC running back target Leddie Brown rushed for three touchdowns in the first half, to lead Neumann-Goretti over Schuylkill Haven, 44-7, in the PIAA (Pa.) Class AA playoffs. See how other recruits performed in this week's scoreboard. (Inside Carolina)

UNC commit Jordyn Adams excited to receive U.S. Army All-American jersey

Green Hope (Cary, N.C.) wide receiver Jordyn Adams is one of the most elusive players in the country, making cuts and juke-moves that make defenders miss in abundance. But Thursday when the Army All-American Bowl Selection Tour dropped by Adams’ school to present him his honorary jersey, he wasn’t trying to elude anything. It was all about embracing the moment. (USA Today)

Army All-American Payton Wilson discusses UNC verbal, interest in others

The U.S. Army All-American Bowl Selection Tour was by Hillsborough (NC) Orange on Wednesday to award Top247 linebacker Payton Wilson his jersey for this year’s game. 247Sports ranks the 6-foot-4, 225-pound Wilson as the nation’s No. 3 outside linebacker and No. 49 recruit overall. “It means a lot,” Wilson said. “Only a few get this opportunity and to be selected is a great honor." (247 Sports)

Weekend UNC Football Recruit Scoreboard

Shelby linebacker Dax Hollifield had three tackles, a tackle for loss, a sack, and a caused fumble in a 49-20 win over Newton-Conover. Havelock defensive Tackle Avery Jones had eight tackles, including four for a loss and two sacks, and three QB hurries in a 56-7 win over Burlington Williams. See how other UNC football recruits performed in this week's scoreboard. (Inside Carolina)

UNC Football Recruit Weekend Scoreboard

UNC wide receiver commit Dyami Brown finished with 46 receiving yards and 2 touchdowns as West Meck blew out Berry, 73-8. Wake Forest running back Devon Lawrence rushed for 105 yards and a touchdown, then followed up his team's winning performance by committing to UNC after the game. See how other UNC football recruits performed in this week's scoreboard. (Inside Carolina)

Running Back Devon Lawrence Commits to North Carolina

Devon Lawrence, a 4-star running back from Wake Forest (NC) High School, committed to play football at North Carolina following his team’s game Friday night (Video). Lawrence narrowed his list down to UNC and UCLA several weeks ago, and while he took his official visit to UNC, he skipped his official visit to UCLA, giving further indication he would be a Tar Heel. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

DE Nick Fulwider Commits to North Carolina

Nick Fulwider verbally committed to North Carolina on Thursday night. Fulwider, a 6-foot-7, 230-pound defensive end from Tyrone (Ga.) Sandy Creek, officially visited UNC this past weekend. Coming out of the visit, he narrowed his focus to Arkansas, UNC, and Vanderbilt. In addition to those three, he had collected scholarship offers from Georgia Tech, Indiana, and Rutgers. (Inside Carolina)

Podcast: UNC Football Recruiting Update, Jordyn Adams Interview

Inside Carolina's Don Callahan and Jon Seiglie discuss the latest UNC football recruiting news, including Payton Wilson taking visits and Devon Lawrence's upcoming decision. Then Jordyn Adams calls into the podcast to go over his recruitment, his connections to other UNC commitments, and his plans to play baseball at North Carolina. (Audioboom)

UNC Linebacker Commit Payton Wilson Tears ACL, Will Visit Other Schools

Payton Wilson, one of UNC’s top 2018 recruits, has a torn ACL, his father said on Monday. Wilson is a 4-star outside linebacker from Hillsborough, North Carolina. He suffered the injury on the opening kickoff of his last game. Wilson's father said his son will take an official visit to N.C. State this weekend and Notre Dame on Nov. 18. Payton committed to the Tar Heels on May 1. (DieHards.com)

WVU RB commit Leddie Brown being pursued by UNC, Florida

Four-star running back Leddie Brownhas been committed to West Virginia since April but North Carolina and Florida are trying to flip the Philadelphia star. North Carolina hosted Brown for the Notre Dame game and he will try to visit Chapel Hill again. He likes that the Tar Heels have a lot of young players on the field and it shows him they are not afraid to play freshmen. (Rivals.com)

UNC Weekend Football Recruit Scoreboard

UNC athlete commit Dyami Brown caught seven passes for 155 yards and a pair of touchdowns. He also rushed twice for 22 yards in West Charlotte's dismantling of South Meck. Wake Forest running back Devon Lawrence ran 54 yards for a touchdown on the game's first play and added a second TD later. See how other UNC football recruits performed in this week's Scoreboard. (Inside Carolina)

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