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WR Rontavius Groves commits to North Carolina

Speedy class of 2016 wide receiver Rontavius Groves (Nashville, TN/Pearl Cohn) committed to the Tar Heels on Saturday. A 5-11, 175-pound recruit, Groves is being targeted by UNC for the A-Back position, similar to what Ryan Switzer now plays for the Tar Heels. "I decided to choose UNC because I'd have a great possibility at starting very early," Groves said. (247 Sports)

Video: Myles Dorn's UNC Announcement

Myles Dorn had a unique idea for his commitment announcement on Friday. Dorn and his family set up on the Vance High School gymnasium floor at halftime of the basketball game and right before he was about to state his choice, he stopped. And his family distributed shirts to the crowd. The shirts disclosed the decision: he'd chosen the Tar Heels. Watch the moment: (Inside Carolina)

DB Recruit Myles Dorn Commits to UNC

Myles Dorn will follow in his father’s footsteps after all. During halftime of Vance High’s basketball game on Friday, Dorn told the crowd that he would continue his football career at North Carolina – just as his father did three decades earlier. Dorn, a 6-foot-1, 175-pound athlete, selected UNC over finalists Clemson, NC State, Ohio State, and West Virginia. (Inside Carolina)

Video: 2016 DE Commit Tomon Fox Senior Season Highlights

Senior season highlights from 2016 3-star defensive end and North Carolina commit Tomon Fox (6-3, 230, Suwanee, Ga.): View Video...

JuCo LB J.B. Copeland's UNC Commitment Pending

J.B. Copeland announced on Twitter on Thursday morning that he had committed to North Carolina moments after speaking with UNC assistant coach John "J.P." Papuchis, though one hurdle remains before making it official. "They offered me two or three days ago officially and I have an official visit Dec. 11," said the 6-foot-3, 225-pound linebacker at Navarro College. (Inside Carolina)

Chazz Surratt named N.C. Gatorade Player of the Year

Tar Heel quarterback commit Chazz Surratt has been named the North Carolina Gatorade Player of the Year. Surratt, a 6-3, 215-pound signal-caller, pledged to UNC on June 26th after flipping his commitment from Duke. A basketball standout as well, Surratt plans to walk-on with Roy Williams' Tar Heels while at UNC. He has maintained a 4.75 weighted GPA during his high school career. (Carolina Blue)

Chazz Surratt reflects on record-setting career

East Lincoln quarterback Chazz Surratt began his high school career as a receiver with 123 receiving yards and a touchdown on Aug. 17, 2012. The Mustangs went 16-0 that season en route to their first state title in school history. In between that game and his last, Surratt accumulated 16,593 total yards and accounted for 229 total touchdowns, both of which now stand as state records. (Lincoln Times-News)

Video: East No. 9 CB Myles Wolfolk is a complete player

Scout takes a look at what North Carolina is getting in new cornerback commit Myles Wolfolk. View Video...

Weekend UNC Football Recruit Scoreboard

UNC RB commit Jordon Brown turned an 83-yard reception into a touchdown and rushed for another TD. He carried the ball a dozen times for 45 yards. UNC CB commit Myles Wolfolk caught six passes for 82 yards and two touchdowns. He had two tackles, an interception, and deflected a pair of passes. See how other UNC football recruits performed in the Weekend Recruit Scoreboard. (Inside Carolina)

East Lincoln QB Chazz Surratt won’t have surgery on injured elbow

East Lincoln High senior quarterback Chazz Surratt, who set a North Carolina record for total offense Friday, won’t need surgery on his injured left elbow, his mother told the Observer Tuesday. Brandi Surratt said doctors at UNC, where her son has committed to play football, told the family surgery isn’t needed. He will wear a hinged brace for a week and then begin rehab. (Charlotte Observer)

2016 CB Myles Wolfolk Flips to North Carolina

A day after UNC won its 11th straight game, the Tar Heels received a commitment. Myles Wolfolk informed the North Carolina staff on Sunday that he has switched his commitment from Virginia Tech to UNC, sources confirm. Wolfolk, a 6-foot-1, 175-pound defensive back from Upper Marlboro (Md.) Wise, had been committed to the Hokies since last December. (Inside Carolina)

UNC OLB Commit Dominique Ross Sets Official Visits with Miami, Virginia Tech

Dominique Ross, a disruptive and lanky outside linebacker who's set to compete for yet another state title with his teammates at Jacksonville (Fla.) Trinity Christian, continues to honor his pledge to North Carolina, but has also locked in official visit dates with ACC foes Miami and Virginia Tech. (Scout.com)

East Lincoln QB Chazz Surratt sets state record for total career yardage despite injury

A week after suffering ligament damage in his left throwing elbow in a playoff victory against Wilkes Central, Surratt, the starting quarterback for East Lincoln, returned and took snaps on a single series. In that time he did just enough to earn the 8 yards of total offense to surpass Leake’s career total of 16,590 yards, which stood as the previous state record. (USA Today)

East Lincoln QB Chazz Surratt receives medical clearance to play Friday

East Lincoln High football coach Mike Byus said quarterback Chazz Surratt has been medically cleared to play in Friday’s N.C. 2AA quarterfinal against East Burke. At practice Thursday morning, Byus said Surratt’s family brought proper documentation, which will allow the school to pad Surratt’s elbow brace. (Charlotte Observer)

East Lincoln awaits medical clearance for injured QB Chazz Surratt to play Friday

After doctors successfully fitted him into a special hinged brace for his injured elbow Tuesday, East Lincoln senior quarterback Chazz Surratt might play in Friday’s playoff game against East Burke. His mother Brandi told the Observer it would be his final high school game. East Lincoln coach Mike Byus said the school is awaiting medical clearance for Surratt to play. (Charlotte Observer)

Top UNC Football Recruits
Jake Lawler2017 DE
Jonah Melton2017 OG
Tre' Shaw2017 CB
Brian Anderson2017 OG
Antwuan Branch2017 RB
Michael Carter2017 RB
J.T. Cauthen2017 WR
Jeremiah Gemmel2017 OLB
Traivon Leonard2017 CB
Marcus McKethan2017 OT

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