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Jordyn Adams climbs final Rivals, 247 Sports football recruit rankings

247 Sports put out their final rankings of the 2018 football recruiting class with UNC receiver signee Jordyn Adams coming in at No. 14. Adams was initially ranked at No. 77 but has climbed all the way into the top 15 and even earned a fifth star. Rivals.com also put out their final 2018 rankings. Adams is graded as a four-star recruit and finishes ranked 72nd overall. (Keeping It Heel)

UNC football has room to make recruiting moves before signing day

The Tar Heels were near the bottom of the ACC in early signing numbers with 14. Since then, UNC has added commitments from Georgia, offensive tackle Joshua Ezedu (Jan. 19) and outside linebacker Matthew Flint from Alabama (Jan. 15). Flint’s pledge is a direct result of the latest addition to the Tar Heel coaching staff, former UNC linebacker Tommy Thigpen. (Fayetteville Observer)

4-star DT Rick Sandidge lauds Tar Heels after official visit

No blue-chippers are more important to the Tar Heels than 4-star inside linebacker Dax Hollifield and 4-star defensive tackle Rick Sandidge, the top two 2018 uncommitted players in North Carolina. While the Tar Heels have slipped in regards to Hollifield, they might have improved their positioning with Sandidge, who was in Chapel Hill for an official visit last weekend. (DieHards.com)

2019 WR C.J. Johnson unveils top three schools

D.H. Conley High School (Greenville, N.C.) three-star 2019 wide receiver C.J. Johnson has taken a major step in his recruitment, whittling down his list to three schools. East Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia Tech all made the cut for Johnson, who also had offers from Duke and NC State. Johnson has been to multiple games at ECU, UNC and Virginia Tech already. (247 Sports)

2018 OL Joshua Ezeudu Commits to UNC

Joshua Ezeudu originally planned to reveal a verbal commitment after taking one more official visit. Instead, the offensive tackle committed to North Carolina on Friday. "You can't find a school like North Carolina that's good at football but also has top academics," Ezeudu said. "Coach [Larry] Fedora, I can tell that he's real close to getting them over the hump." (Inside Carolina)

UNC Football expecting two big official visitors this weekend

It’s the second of four weekends of official visits leading up to National Signing Day, and the Tar Heels are expecting a couple of big-time football recruits. The more familiar, of the two is 4-star defensive tackle Rick Sandidge of Concord, N.C, the nation’s No. 12 defensive tackle. The second of the blue-chippers expected in Chapel Hill this weekend is 4-star receiver Warren Thompson. (DieHards.com)

UNC Football Signees Jordyn Adams, Avery Jones Make Top247

UNC signee Jordyn Adams is the No. 14 overall player in the final Top247 released Thursday. Adams, a 6-2, 175-pound big-play wide receiver, is expected to enroll at North Carolina in June. Adams will also play baseball for UNC. He is a star centerfielder at Green Hope High School in Cary, N.C. Avery Jones, a 6-4 275-pound guard from Havelock, N.C., comes in at No. 144. (Inside Carolina)

Nation's top 2019 RB recruit, Quavaris Crouch, sets visit to UNC

Harding High (Charlotte, NC) junior Quavaris Crouch is the nation’s top recruit at running back in the class of 2019, and he’ll visit UNC on his birthday, Jan. 27. “He could go to a multitude of places (on his birthday weekend),” his coach said, “and he made a commitment to his (home state) school. Gunter Brewer is one of the best recruiters I’ve met in my life.” (Charlotte Observer)

2018 LB Matthew Flint Commits to UNC

A last-minute official visit turned into a last-minute enrollment for Matthew Flint. It's all thanks to UNC's newest coaching addition, Tommy Thigpen. Originally, Flint, a 6-foot-1, 213-pound linebacker from Gurley (Ala.) Madison County, committed to Tennessee. With Thigpen as his lead recruiter, he pledged to the Vols back in August with the intent of enrolling in January. (Inside Carolina)

2018 LB Matthew Flint officially parts ways with Tennessee, is leaning toward UNC

Three-star senior linebacker Matthew Flint of Madison County High School in Gurley, Ala., told 247Sports' Don Callahan on Sunday that he's no longer committed to Tennessee. The 6-foot, 213-pound Flint, who had been committed to the Vols since Aug. 2, confirmed after his official visit to North Carolina this weekend that he has parted ways with the Vols and he is leaning toward the Tar Heels. (GoVols247)

Video: Army Bowl analysis - North Carolina signee Jordyn Adams

Rivals.com analyst Adam Friedman was in San Antonio all week and has a breakdown of North Carolina signee Jordyn Adams. Read More...

Podcast: Previewing UNC's Upcoming Football Official Visitor Weekend

Inside Carolina's Don Callahan previews North Carolina's upcoming official visitor weekend, which is shaping up to be the biggest and most important of the recruiting cycle. Don breaks down seven of the official visitors who plan to be in Chapel Hill this weekend, and discusses which positions the UNC coaches are still attempting to fill for the recruiting class (Audioboom)

Seven Crucial Targets Among UNC Football's Official Visitors This Weekend

UNC will host its most consequential official visit weekend of the recruiting cycle. Along with six UNC commitments/signees, the Tar Heels will welcome seven remaining targets: Offensive linemen William Barnes, Joshua Ezeudu, and Ed Montilus, defensive lineman Jamarcus Chatman, running backs Anthony Grant and Kavosiey Smoke, and receiver Antoine Green. (Inside Carolina)

Six Tar Heels Enroll Early

Six members of UNC's 2018 football recruiting class have enrolled early and are on campus. Two of the early enrollees are among the last three players to commit to UNC, Kyle Wright and Javonte Williams. Also among the six players are 4-star wide receiver Dyami Brown, 4-star quarterback Jace Ruder, 3-star defensive back Bryson Richardson and 3-star quarterback Cade Fortin. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Podcast: Post-Holiday UNC Football Recruiting Update

After enjoying some time off for the holidays, Inside Carolina's Don Callahan is back to give an update on North Carolina football recruiting. He and Jon Seiglie discuss the US Army All-American Game, UNC's upcoming official visitor weekend, and give updates on offensive line recruit William Barnes and running back Mychale Salahuddin. (Audioboom)

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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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