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Tar Heels Flip USC OL Grad Transfer Khaliel Rodgers

UNC has landed Southern Cal graduate transfer Khaliel Rodgers, he informed Inside Carolina on Thursday. Rodgers, a 6-foot-2, 320-pound lineman, started six games at center and four at guard, before switching to the defensive line in 2016. He had previously decided to transfer to Iowa State in January. Rodgers shores up a UNC offensive line that lost multiple starters to graduation. (Inside Carolina)

2018 four-star LB Payton Wilson sets announcement date

Four-star linebacker Payton Wilson of Hillsborough, N.C. announced on Sunday that he plans to make his college announcement May 1. He'll visit Ohio State before then. Rated the No. 4 outside linebacker in the 2018 recruiting class, the 6-foot-4, 220-pound recruit has 25 scholarship offers, including ones from Alabama, Georgia, Clemson, North Carolina and others. (Cleveland.com)

UNC, Auburn, Miami on top for 3-star Florida OL Ed Montilus

Recruiting is still heating up for three-star Florida offensive lineman Ed Montilus. But at Sunday’s Orlando stop of the Rivals 3-Stripe Camp, Montilus said three schools are starting to emerge as his early favorites. “Right now I’m being recruited a lot by North Carolina, they’re sticking out right now. Up there it’s different from other schools, they’re like family not just a team." (Rivals.com)

Former LSU QB Brandon Harris ready to visit North Carolina and Texas

The courting of former LSU quarterback Brandon Harris is getting serious, and Texas has emerged into one of his preferred landing spots. Harris is slated to visit North Carolina this weekend and will meet with Larry Fedora and his staff. In addition, Texas coach Tom Herman is trying to get Harris on campus for a visit next weekend in Austin. (Orangebloods)

2018 4-star WR/DB Dyami Brown releases top five

Dyami Brown announced a top five on Friday and it's a loaded group. Brown, a 2018 four-star wide receiver/defensive back from West Mecklenburg High School in Charlotte tweeted a top five, in no order, of North Carolina, Virginia Tech, Ohio State, Michigan and Alabama. At 6-foot-2 and 180 pounds, Brown is listed as the No. 12 athlete in the 2018 class. (MLive.com)

What UNC is getting in four-star Avery Jones

North Carolina’s new offensive line commit in Havelock (N.C.) High Top247 recruit Avery Jones could project at any of the three positions in Chapel Hill. The 6-foot-4, 280-pound Jones may not have that elite tackle frame but he certainly has the feet to play on the edge and he’s powerful and athletic with his blocks on the perimeter. (Carolina Blue)

Four-star OL Avery Jones commits to UNC

Class of 2018 four-star offensive lineman Avery Jones (Havelock, N.C.) has committed to North Carolina. Jones is a 6-4, 270-pound offensive tackle, but will more than likely move inside at UNC. Jones is UNC's second commit for the 2018 class joining Georgia defensive back Donte Burton. UNC offensive line coach and offensive coordinator Chris Kapilovic led the recruitment of Jones. (247 Sports)

Ex-LSU QB Brandon Harris is being very selective with his many suitors

6-foot-3, 220-pound Brandon Harris, who has one of the strongest arms in college football and sub-4.6 speed, threw 20 TDs and 10 interceptions to go with 2,756 passing yards and seven rushing touchdowns with LSU. Harris will visit UNC on March 23 and also plans to take trips to see Texas and Arizona but added “if North Carolina blows me away I’ll go to North Carolina.” (FOX Sports)

Grad Transfer Offensive Lineman Cam Dillard Chooses UNC

Florida offensive line graduate transfer Cameron Dillard has decided to continue his playing career at North Carolina, he confirmed to Inside Carolina on Sunday. Dillard, a 6-foot-4, 313-pounder, choose UNC over fellow finalists Arizona. In 2015, Dillard appeared in 13 games for Florida. This past season, he started the first eight games at center, before suffering a season-ending knee injury. (Inside Carolina)

Former LSU quarterback Brandon Harris to visit North Carolina on March 24

Former LSU quarterback Brandon Harris, who announced his intentions to transfer last month, has set up his first official visit. Harris tweeted out his first visit will be on March 24 and later told The Times-Picayune he will visit North Carolina that weekend. He also said he is considering taking visits to Texas and Arizona. (NOLA.com)

Five-star running back Zamir White visiting UNC

The top name upon UNC's star-laden weekend recruit visit list (VIP) is 247Sports Composite five-star running back Zamir White (Laurinburg, N.C./Scotland County). The No. 1 running back in the country and the No. 4 overall prospect in the 2018 class, White has offers from seemingly every major football program in the country. (Carolina Blue)

Making the case for RB Zamir White

UNC has a few things going for it in its pursuit of Zamir White.White is from Laurinburg and is surrounded by Carolina fans from a town that has produced quite a few Tar Heels in the past. He grew up a UNC fan and has been to Chapel Hill many times. With the program primed to put two backs into the NFL this year, UNC can sell that it will preserve a back physically. (Rivals.com)

Rivals100 QB Justin Rogers names Top 7, sets visit to UNC

Rivals100 QB Justin Rogers cut his list to seven on Wednesday, TCU, Tennessee, LSU, North Carolina, Harvard, Oregon and Louisville. On North Carolina: “They were here at my first spring practice and offered me and we’ve been building a relationship ever since. I’ll be flying out Friday morning and going there for a visit and I'm looking forward to seeing it." (Rivals.com)

2018 4-Star LB Dax Hollifield Reveals Top 9 Schools

We now have a clearer image of the recruitment of the nation’s No. 3 inside linebacker. On Thursday, 4-star prospect Dax Hollifield took a step forward in his recruitment by revealing his list of top nine schools. In alphabetical order: Alabama, Florida State, LSU, North Carolina, Notre Dame, South Carolina, Stanford, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest. (Campus Insiders)

LSU transfer QB Brandon Harris schedules UNC official visit

Former LSU quarterback and graduate transfer Brandon Harris has scheduled an official visit with the Tar Heels. Harris will visit during the March 24th weekend. UNC is scheduled to hold a spring practice that weekend. The former LSU quarterback has a solid frame at 6-foot-3 and nearly 220 pounds. He was recruited by Fedora and staff for the 2014 class. (Keeping It Heel)

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Top UNC Football Recruits
RecruitClassRating
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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