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Two UNC Football commits attending Nike’s The Opening

The nation’s best football recruits will be traveling to Nike’s Headquarters in Beaverton, OR, for the top non-university sponsored recruiting event The Opening. The Opening features a number of events for recruits, including position drills and a 7-on-7 tournament. Two UNC football commits will be attending: Quarterback Tyler Shough and linebacker Payton Wilson. (Tar Heel Blog)

Five-star RB Zamir White commits to Georgia

In the end, it came down to where Zamir White felt most comfortable. The five-star running back from Laurinburg, N.C., a 6-foot-1, 220-pound ball of speed and explosiveness, decided that his talents were best suited for life in Athens rather than any of the nation’s other top programs. That includes the likes of Clemson, Alabama, Ohio State and North Carolina, his other finalists. (USA Today)

Two-sport star Jordyn Adams flashes talents at Cary Prospect Development Pipeline

A rising senior at Green Hope High School in Cary, Jordyn Adams was a wide receiver turned quarterback that turned back to receiver. In the process, he has received 18 offers to play at the collegiate level, 16 of which were dual offers in both baseball and football. He has narrowed that list down to UNC and Clemson, a decision he plans to make July 3. (MLB.com)

Zamir White commitment ceremony preview

Class of 2018 running back Zamir White is set to make his college announcement on Tuesday, June 27. White is the No. 1 running back and the No. 6 overall recruit in the 2018 class, according to 247Sports Composite rankings. Nicknamed "Zeus", the Laurinburg, N.C. product will announce his decision at 12:00 PM in the Scotland County High School Cafeteria. (Carolina Blue)

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. View Video...

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)

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Top UNC Football Recruits
RecruitClassRating
C.J. Cotman2017 ATH
Xach Gill2017 DT
Jake Lawler2017 DE
Jonah Melton2017 OG
Tre' Shaw2017 CB
Jordyn Adams2018 WR
Dyami Brown2018 ATH
Avery Jones2018 OT
Tyler Shough2018 QB
Payton Wilson2018 OLB

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