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North Carolina to host Rivals250 WR in July

It's commitment season and that isn't lost on Rivals250 wide receiver Daniel George. The Oxon Hill, Md. star is nearing a commitment and it could come in about a month. George is doing his due diligence even though most people believe Penn State will eventually land his commitment. Maryland, Virginia Tech, and UNC have the best chance to pull him away from the Nittany Lions. (Rivals.com)

4-star Offensive Tackle Williams Barnes Closest With UNC, Florida

Later this week numerous top prospects will make their way out west to compete in the Nike Opening showcase. One of the top recruiting targets involved is Apopka (Fla.) offensive tackle William Barnes. The 6-foot-4, 312-pounder participated in UNC’s Freak Show Camp. Barnes has visited UNC several times and has family ties to the school with his mother graduating from there. (247 Sports)

UNC football reviving recruiting pipeline

Look for North Carolina to continue to identify some of the best football recruits in Virginia. After all, two of top defensive players on the UNC roster right now hail from the Northern Virginia area with defensive back M.J. Stewart from Yorktown High School and defensive end Malik Carney – their sack leader a season ago with 5.5 – out of Alexandria’s T.C. Williams High School. (ACC Sports Journal)

10 things to know about the Zamir White decision

Zamir White will make his decision at noon on June 27, his mother’s birthday. What else is there to know about White’s decision? A conversation with Scotland County (Laurinburg, N.C.) coach Richard Bailey provided a lot of this information. It will be announced from the Scotland County High School cafeteria. Look for him to have hats on the table and literally pick the best fit. (Dawg Nation)

4-star WR Jordyn Adams sets announcement date

4-star 2018 wide receiver Jordyn Adams from Cary, N.C. (Green Hope HS) will announce his college decision between North Carolina and Clemson on July 3 according to his Twitter account. Most recruiting pundits have him picking his in-state Tar Heels despite multiple visits to Tigertown. Both school's spread offenses fit Adams' skillset with making big plays in the open field. (TigerNet)

Florida OL Ethan White Had Blast At Freak Show

Ethan White had a full day this past Saturday. A native of Clearwater, FL, White was in the Research Triangle checking out Duke in the morning and UNC in the afternoon and later at night for the Freak Show, which he was a participant. A 6-5, 315-pound offensive tackle in the class of 2019, White has offers from UNC, Duke, Louisville, Purdue and Iowa State among others. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Video: UNC QB Commit Tyler Shough Interview

On this edition of the Rockin’ Refuel Recruiting Roundup, Jordan Hamm is joined by Hamilton quarterback and recent North Carolina commit Tyler Shough. The newly-committed quarterback talks about his commitment and getting to attend The Opening later this month. Read More...

Jace Ruder ready to be a Tar Heel

Jace Ruder closed his recruitment once again Monday with the push of a button. Norton’s dual-threat quarterback tweeted his decision to verbally commit to the UNC football program just before boarding a plane home. While he was up in the air, the decision of one of the nation’s fastest rising quarterbacks in 2018 spread throughout college football circles online. (Hays Daily News)

A post ‘Freak Show’ look at UNC's 2018 football recruiting class

With the Freak Show out of the way, the Tar Heels go into the summer with some big needs filled— and plenty of big fish left to land. Quarterback and defensive back are all but shored up, and the talented players remaining listing UNC high on their list are numerous. Let’s look at how this class may shake out, which is currently comprised of four 4-stars and six 3-stars. (Tar Heel Blog)

Shutdown CB Jayden Curry Commits to UNC's 2019 Class

UNC's second 2019 commitment is on the board. Jayden Curry announced his commitment on Tuesday, three days after attending the Freak Show event in Chapel Hill. Curry, a 5-foot-11, 180-pound cornerback from Virginia Beach (Va.) Bayside, was offered by UNC in May and chose the Tar Heels over offers from Maryland, NC State, Syracuse and Virginia Tech. (Inside Carolina)

Video: UNC QB commit Tyler Shough at Elite 11 Pro Day

On day two of the Elite 11 workouts in May, the quarterbacks were put through a Pro Day simulation, which consisted of 20-25 throws, as they marched down the field from one end zone to the other. 247Sports brings you footage of Chandler (Ariz.) Hamilton four-star quarterback Tyler Shough, who recently committed to UNC. (Carolina Blue)

2018 QB Jace Ruder Commits to UNC

Following visits to Florida State, Georgia, and North Carolina, Jace Ruder decided to verbally commit to the Tar Heels. He pulled the trigger on Monday, two days after participating in Larry Fedora’s Freak Show. Ruder, a 6-foot-3, 195-pounder from Norton (Kan.), is the second quarterback to commit to the Tar Heels. Tyler Shough verbally committed earlier this week. (Inside Carolina)

Four commitments highlight big recruiting week for UNC Football

UNC's June camp season is over. While one prospect camp remains in July, the large portion of UNC's summer football recruitment schedule is over. The dead period starts Monday, June 26, but the Tar Heels took advantage last week. UNC landed a key quarterback commit on Thursday and followed up with three defensive back commits Saturday, the day of the UNC's Freak Show camp. (Carolina Blue)

Watch No. 1 RB recruit Zamir White throw down dunks at North Carolina

Zamir White, the No. 1 running back recruit in the Class of 2018 and among the top 10 overall, is spending the weekend with a return visit to in-site North Carolina. White was among the elite recruits from 2018, 2019 and 2020 who were invited to the annual “Freak Show” event, usually reserved for the program’s top targets. (USA Today)

UNC adds commitment from 2019 DE Hakeem Beamon

North Carolina has their first commit of the 2019 class in the form of defensive end Hakeem Beamon (Chesterfield, Va/Lloyd C. Bird). The 6-3, 251-pound prospect announced his commitment via twitter on Sunday. Beamon participated in the Freak Show on Saturday night where he demonstrated high levle explosive combined with great length and a lot of natural ability. (Carolina Blue)

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Top UNC Football Recruits
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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