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UNC set to host Four-Star 2017 OL Nick Brahms

Four-Star 2017 Offensive Guard Nick Brahms is continuing his college visit tour with stops along Tobacco Road Tuesday and Wednesday. Brahms' first stop in NC will be Tuesday when he visits Duke. On Wednesday, the 6'4", 285-pound interior lineman ranked as the 10th-best OG in the country, will make the trip over to Chapel Hill to see UNC. (Carolina Blue)

UNC Football Camp Season Preview

The 2016 UNC prospect camp season starts Tuesday with the Tar Heels' first camp of the summer. UNC will hold eight camps, seven in June and one in July. The majority of the camps will take place over the next two weeks and culminate with Fedora's Freak Show, UNC's elite invitation-only event. The Tar Heels will hold no satellite camps. (Carolina Blue)

UNC, NC State football finally capitalizing on in-state recruiting

So far, both UNC and NC State have landed multiple coveted in-state football prospects. There’s also reason to believe that the recruiting success for 2017 isn’t a fluke. Five of the six committed top-10 prospects in North Carolina are pledged to UNC. Seven of the eight committed top-15 prospects have chosen either UNC or NC State. That's a much different trend than in past years. (Today's U)

East's No. 12 OT Mekhi Becton Hopes to Visit UNC

Mekhi Becton's recruitment exploded this spring. The 6-foot-7, 300-pound Becton has 26 offers and Michigan was the latest to pull the trigger. According to Becton, he's in contact with Georgia, Michigan State, Michigan, Penn State and Virginia the most. Becton also hopes to visit North Carolina, Pittsburgh and Virginia Tech this summer. (Scout.com)

UNC Football in Good Shape with 5-star ATH Devon Hunter

2017 5-star athlete Devon Hunter (Chesapeake, VA) will release his top ten sometime in August and make his decision before Christmas. The 6-foot-2, 206-pound Hunter is in contact with Alabama, Clemson, Florida, North Carolina and Virginia Tech the most and said those schools have a good chance to make the cut when he trims his list to ten. (Scout.com)

East No. 9 WR Eddie Lewis has UNC in top five

Eddie Lewis picked up an offer from Syracuse during a Thursday visit to campus, and he included the Orange in the top five he released Friday. Lewis, a 6-foot, 172-pound receiver, also has Rutgers, North Carolina, Indiana, and Boston College as his finalists. He said there are no leaders in the group and he hopes to release a top three before his senior season. (Scout.com)

DT Kyree Campbell Denied Admission

Kyree Campbell has been denied admission by UNC, according to sources. Campbell, a 6-foot-3, 310-pound defensive tackle from Woodbridge (Va.), verbally committed to UNC over a bevy of scholarship offers last August. He signed with the Tar Heels as part of the 2016 class. The next step for Campbell, who has yet to qualify, has not been determined (Inside Carolina)

No. 15 Running Back Colin Wilson Locks in UNC Visit

Scout's 15th-ranked tailback in 2017 and Green Cove Springs (Fla.) Clay standout, Colin Wilson, said a summertime decision was a possibility and will hit the road next week to visit the campuses of South Carolina (June 6), Louisville (June 8) and North Carolina (June 9). Wilson has kept things close to vest throughout the process, but currently has no leaders. (Scout.com)

RB Zamir White could cement spot among North Carolina's best

The next name to enter the great North Carolina high school running back conversation is Zamir White from Laurinburg (N.C.) Scotland County. "Lately we’ve had Nebraska, Oklahoma, North Carolina, N.C. State, Ohio State, Clemson, Georgia, LSU, Florida State, Alabama and many others," said Scotland County head coach Richard Bailey. "You name it and they’ve been here recently." (Rivals.com)

Luke Elder: Faith, Family & Football

After committing to play for UNC, Luke Elder’s story took a turn south. He didn’t play one game his senior year after tearing his ACL. And after he was cleared, he found a lump on his leg. "It turned out to be cancerous." And as you can tell by his demeanor, Luke’s tackled every obstacle and has remained focused through it all. After 5 weeks of radiation, Luke was cancer free. (WRBL.com)

Schools still in pursuit of UNC LB commit Malik Robinson

After receiving over 20 scholarship offers, linebacker Malik Robinson committed to North Carolina on April 2. He felt the time was right to be a Tar Heel. UNC currently has the No. 11-ranked recruiting class in the country and Robinson is part of that. It looks good for the Tar Heels keeping it that way. "It would be hard because what I see at UNC is exactly what I want," said Robinson. (Scout.com)

UNC Football Signee Update: Luke Elder

Like most incoming freshmen, Luke Elder has spent the past months preparing for his UNC career. But there’s one sizable difference: the offensive lineman’s workout routine has overlapped with a bout with cancer. “I was able to continue working out, continue doing legs – continue everything during the radiation treatment,” Elder said. (Inside Carolina)

Video: Gators Continue to Push Hard for Tar Heels RB Commit Adarius Lemons

Scout 300 running back and North Carolina Tar Heels commit, Adarius Lemons, tells Scout.com that Florida is making the strongest push to flip his commitment, and both schools recently attended his spring game as well. View Video...

2018 Georgia CB Donte Burton Holds UNC Offer

Donte Burton is a 2018 cornerback out of Georgia and he felt he would get offers, but having close to 10 before his sophomore year ended caught him by surprise. Since April 1, Colorado, Georgia State, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, Vanderbilt and Wake Forest have offered the 5-foot-11, 171 pounder out of Lawrenceville (Ga.) Central Gwinnett a scholarship. (Scout.com)

Cade Fortin emerging as one of the top 2018 QBs in the South

Cade Fortin has emerged this spring as a top 2018 quarterback in the state of Georgia. He is closing in on double digit offers. He is now 6-foot-2, 202 pounds, so he has great size. He also really throws a good ball. After Cal offered early in 2016, others like UNC, Louisville, Iowa, Vanderbilt, Oklahoma State and Kentucky have pulled the trigger to make him a 2018 target. (Scout.com)

Top UNC Football Recruits
C.J. Cotman2017 ATH
Xach Gill2017 DT
Jake Lawler2017 DE
Jonah Melton2017 OG
Tre' Shaw2017 CB
Avery Jones2018 OT
Brian Anderson2017 OG
Antwuan Branch2017 RB
Michael Carter2017 RB
J.T. Cauthen2017 WR

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