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4-Star ATH C.J. Cotman Commits To UNC

C.J. Cotman, a 4-star athlete from Central Catholic High School in Clearwater, FL, committed to North Carolina on Thursday night. Cotman decommitted from Tennessee last month and within a week he told THI that UNC was his leader. In fact, Cotman originally was going to wait until National Signing Day on Feb. 1 to announce his plans, but decided to move it up a few weeks. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Football recruiting new & notes around the ACC

Duke, North Carolina and Virginia Tech are standing out for Havelock (N.C.) 2018 offensive tackle Avery Jones. The 20th-ranked junior offensive tackle's next visit will be to Virginia Tech on Jan. 15. He will also likely take trips to Duke and North Carolina in the near future. Jones does not have a timetable for a decision. (Scout.com)

WR Sage Surratt named Associated Press N.C. offensive player of the year

Lincolnton receiver Sage Surratt and Wake Forest linebacker Darius Hodge are the 2016 Associated Press prep football players of the year for North Carolina. Surratt, a senior, earned nine votes as offensive player of the year from 23 sports writers at newspapers across the state in results released Saturday after setting single-season state records for catches and receiving yardage. (Gaston Gazette)

Early Arrivals From UNC's Football Class Of 2017

Eight new Tar Heel football players arrive in Chapel Hill this weekend to begin their careers as early enrollees. Each of the program's 4-star commitments for the Class of 2017 are getting a jump start on their college careers as well as a former 4-star recruit, defensive end Jordon Riley, who dropped after suffering an injury. Two other early arrivals are 3-star recruits and the final is a preferred walk-on. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Four football recruits narrow their list to include UNC

Running back A.J. Davis has narrowed his list to UNC, Louisville, and Pittsburgh, stating “I have a really great relationship with all the coaches and they reach out to me every day.” Darrian Felix was visited by UNC back in November. Since that visit, the three-star all-purpose back declared his top five, including UNC, Clemson, Tennessee, Nebraska, and Oregon (Tar Heel Blog)

2017 RB Timothy Jordan decommits from Western Kentucky; UNC considered co-favorite

Three-star senior running back Timothy Jordan of Bartow (Fla.) High School decommitted from Western Kentucky on Monday, according to 247Sports' Ryan Bartow. The 6-foot, 187-pound Jordan, who had been committed to the Hilltoppers for almost two months, told Bartow that he's planning to take official visits to North Carolina, Tennessee and Purdue. (GoVols247)

Navarre's Michael Carter named USA Today Offense POY

Michael Carter, the Navarre running back who led the state with 45 touchdowns and 3,345 all-purpose yards, is the USA Today Florida Offensive Player of the Year. Just weeks after the 5-foot-10, 193-pound playmaker was named the Class 6A Florida Player of the Year, the UNC commit was named top dog for USA Today's 2016 American Family Insurance ALL-USA Florida Football Team. (NWF Daily News)

Malik Zaire delays grad-transfer move

Malik Zaire will play elsewhere next fall. That part hasn’t changed. But the former Irish quarterback will practice nowhere this spring, delaying his graduate transfer decision until mid-April, then enrolling at his next stop for summer workouts. That’s a change from earlier this month when Zaire had planned to enroll for spring football – likely at Wisconsin or North Carolina. (Irish Illustrated)

UNC Football offers three over Christmas week

While we were celebrating the holidays, the UNC football program was busy handing out offers. Tre Douglas, D.J. Edwards, and Dorian Thompson-Robinson received scholarship offers. Douglas is a three-star cornerback from the class of 2018. At this point, he has nearly 20 offers. The Tar Heels offered four-star quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson on Christmas day. (Tar Heel Blog)

Zamir White, 2018's top running back, sets announcement date

The top running back in the 2018 class, five-star Zamir White of Laurinburg (N.C.) Scotland County, unveiled via his Twitter on Thursday evening that he is set to unveil a final four and has an announcement date of June 27 in mind. Some top contenders include Alabama, Clemson, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina. (CBS Sports)

2017 four-star RB A.J. Davis lists UNC in top three

Luke Stampini of 247Sports caught up with four-star running back A.J. Davis. The 5-11, 190-pound recruit has been a long-term target for North Carolina in the 2017 class. Davis has two official visits lined up to close out his recruitment. "I am visiting North Carolina on January 13th. I am visiting Louisville the 27th." He has already taken visits to Missouri and Pittsburgh. (Carolina Blue)

Rozar, Branch still committed to UNC football despite recent NOAs

UNC was recently given a third Notice of Allegations by the NCAA, which outlined violations from the ongoing academic fraud scandal at the University. Two UNC commits from the Middle Tennessee area, Dickson County's Caleb Rozar and Kenwood's Antwuan Branch, have stated they're staying with the Tar Heels despite the recent news. “I'm fully committed,” said Rozar. (Nashville Tennessean)

UNC Football Recruiting Snapshot

The pledge from Wake Forest defensive lineman Xach Gill brings UNC’s Class of 2017 back to 16 members after junior college offensive lineman Kelby Wickline flipped his commitment to West Virginia, where his father is the offensive coordinator. UNC is still on the hunt to add another offensive lineman, a running back and possibly another wide receiver. (Fayetteville Observer)

Video: DL Xach Gill's UNC Commitment Announcement

Wake Forest High School 4-star defensive lineman Xach Gill announces his commitment to play for North Carolina during a ceremony on Monday at his high school. Inside Carolina was on the scene and brings us this video: View Video...

2017 DL Xach Gill Picks UNC

Xach Gill chose North Carolina over co-finalist Virginia Tech at a ceremony held at Wake Forest High on Monday afternoon. In addition to the Heels and Hokies, Gill, a 6-foot-5, 277-pound defensive lineman, collected scholarship offers from LSU, Miami, Ole Miss, NC State, Penn State, Tennessee, UCLA, Vanderbilt, and Virginia. (Inside Carolina)

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Top UNC Football Recruits
RecruitClassRating
Jordyn Adams2018 WR
Dyami Brown2018 ATH
Avery Jones2018 OT
Jace Ruder2018 QB
Chris Collins2018 DE
Cade Fortin2018 QB
Nick Fulwider2018 DE
DeAndre Hollins2018 CB
Devon Lawrence2018 RB
Trey Morrison2018 CB

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