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UNC Football Recruit Weekend Scoreboard

Top UNC linebacker target Dax Hollifield recorded 9 tackles with one for a loss in Shelby's 51-6 win over East Gaston. Wake Forest, NC running back Devon Lawrence scored 3 rushing touchdowns in a 42-6 win over Rolesville. wide receiver commit Jordyn Adams hauled in a 59-yard TD reception as Green Hope beat Riverside. See how other recruits performed in this week's scoreboard. (Inside Carolina)

North Carolina makes a move for in-state LB Dax Hollifield

Florida State seemed to do everything it could to make a strong impression on 4-star linebacker Dax Hollifield when he visited Tallahassee. However, it appears as if a new school has emerged as a potential favorite. According to Don Callahan of 247Sports, Hollifield was quoted as saying UNC was his leader — although he would later clarify that was not the case via Twitter. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

2018 RB Devon Lawrence cuts down to two & moves up decision date

Four-star Devon Lawrence is a man of few words but he took some time after his game on Friday to update his recruitment. Clemson, Tennessee, North Carolina, and UCLA were the top four schools for the Wake Forest, N.C. running back but now he has cut his list down to two and moved his decision date up after an official visit to Chapel Hill. (Rivals.com)

UNC Football Recruit Weekend Scoreboard

UNC athlete commit Coleman Reich had seven tackles and an interception. Offensively, he rushed 13 times for 92 yards and caught two passes for 32 yards. QB commit Jace Ruder ran for 135 yards and a touchdown. He also completed six passes for 100 yards and a pair of touchdowns. See how other UNC football recruits performed in this weekend's scoreboard. (Inside Carolina)

Four-Star UNC Commitment Jordyn Adams: "Better Days are Coming"

Class of 2018 wide receiver Jordyn Adams was in attendance for North Carolina's 33-10 loss to Notre Dame on Saturday. Following the game, the 247Sports Composite four-star recruit tweeted this to his followers and Tar Heels fans: "Better days are coming, I promise. In due time! " Adams has been a regular at North Carolina homes games this season. (Inside Carolina)

UNC recruit Jordyn Adams ties state record for most punt returns for touchdown in one game

Green Hope senior wide receiver Jordyn Adams will only play high school football for one season in North Carolina, but that’s all the Tar Heels recruit needed to set a state record. Adams, who moved to Cary last winter from South Carolina to be closer to his father, an assistant coach at North Carolina, returned three punts for touchdown against Cary on Friday in a 53-34 win. (Raleigh News & Observer)

Will down year cost North Carolina football on recruiting trail?

According to 247Sports’ composite rankings. Larry Fedora’s 2018 recruiting class ranks No. 45 in the country. What it lacks in numbers, however, it makes up for in quality. Four of the program’s pledges rank in the nation’s top 260, with two in the top 100. The 10-man class has been a success to this point but questions linger regarding what the class will look like come February. (FanRag Sports)

Where things stand with LB Dax Hollifield

UNC linebacker recruiting target Dax Hollifield is fresh off an unofficial visit to Virginia Tech for its game against Clemson and has already taken an official visit to Florida State. North Carolina and Virginia Tech will host him for official visits over the next two weekends, and Stanford is expected to get an official visit in January. The chances are very good that Hollifield ends up in the ACC. (Rivals.com)

UNC on top for Kavesz Sherard, one of S.C.'s top offensive linemen

A favorite has emerged for T.L. Hanna High School senior Kavesz Sherard, an offensive lineman considered one of South Carolina's top 2018 recruits. The 6-foot-4, 280-pound tackle, a three-star prospect, holds eight scholarship offers: Clemson, South Carolina, Charlotte, Kentucky, N.C. State, North Carolina, Duke and Tennessee. "As of now I'm really liking UNC," Sherard said. (Anderson Independent Mail)

Where will the Tar Heels turn after losing on Tyler Shough, Cole Beck?

On Friday, 3-star all-purpose back Cole Beck from Blacksburg, Va., committed to Virginia Tech over the Tar Heels. It was always going to be an uphill battle to pull Beck away from the Hokies, who play in his backyard. On Saturday, UNC got a shocker when 4-star quarterback Tyler Shough, who had been committed to UNC, announced that he was flipping his commitment to Oregon. (DieHards.com)

UNC Places Five Football Recruits in Shrine Bowl

All five of UNC's in-state verbal commitments will represent the Tar Heels in the 81st annual Shrine Bowl. UNC pledges Jordyn Adams, Dyami Brown, Avery Jones, Javon Terry, and Payton Wilson have been selected to NC's Shrine Bowl team, announced Sunday. Additionally, UNC targets Dax Hollifield, and Rick Sandidge in representing the Tar Heel State. (Inside Carolina)

UNC Weekend Football Recruit Scoreboard

UNC wide receiver (and baseball) commit Jordyn Adams tied a state single-game record as he returned three punts for touchdowns against Cary on Friday in a 53-34 win. Dyami Brown, another dynamic WR commit, caught six passes for 130 yards and two touchdowns in a West Charlotte win. See how other UNC recruits fared in this week's Football Recruit Scoreboard. (Inside Carolina)

QB Tyler Shough Decommits From North Carolina

The football recruiting weekend got off to an early start, as the fourth-ranked pro-style quarterback in the nation, Tyler Shough, made a surprise visit to Eugene. Now that Shough has seen the Oregon program, it looks like he might be close to pulling the trigger on becoming a Duck. It has been reported by 247sports.com that Shough has de-committed from North Carolina. (Autzen Zoo)

UNC QB Commit Tyler Shough Makes Surprise Visit to Oregon

The Oregon Ducks hosted a big visitor Wednesday. Four-star quarterback, Elite 11 participant, and North Carolina commit Tyler Shough made a visit with his family Wednesday at Oregon. Shough was spending most of his morning around Oregon's football facilities and was visible watching Oregon's Wednesday practice. Oregon is in need of a quarterback for the 2018 class. (247 Sports)

UNC Football Recruit Weekend Scoreboard

UNC LB commit Payton Wilson scored on a 17-yard reception and made 15 tackles, including two for a loss and a sack. RB target Mychale Salahuddin rushed for two touchdowns and 166 yards. UNC QB commit Tyler Shough completed 83-percent of his passes for 234 yards and three touchdowns. See how other football recruits performed in this week's scoreboard. (Inside Carolina)

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Top UNC Football Recruits
RecruitClassRating
Jordyn Adams2018 WR
Dyami Brown2018 ATH
Avery Jones2018 OT
Chris Collins2018 DE
Nick Fulwider2018 DE
DeAndre Hollins2018 CB
Devon Lawrence2018 RB
Trey Morrison2018 CB
Bryson Richardson2018 S
Jace Ruder2018 QB

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