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UNC Weekly Basketball & Football Recruiting Recap

Five-star power forward Simi Shittu will officially visit Vanderbilt on October 6, Arizona on November 3, and North Carolina on November 10. Two of the top recruits in the class of 2019 were visited by Roy Williams earlier this week at the Ranney School in New Jersey. Linebacker Dax Hollifield is another step closer to making his final decision now that he has scheduled his official visits. (Tar Heel Blog)

Kicker From Georgia Embraces UNC Experience

Chapel Hill wasn’t foreign territory for Dylan Schorr when he and his family visited North Carolina this past weekend for the Duke game. As a soccer player, he attended UNC’s camp while in middle school. But this time he checked out the Carolina digs as a prospective student and football player for the Tar Heels. A kicker from Alpharetta, GA, Schorr loved every bit of his visit. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

UNC Football Recruit Weekend Scoreboard

UNC running back recruiting target Coleton Beck rushed for 355 yards and three touchdowns (78, 56, 35 yards) on 27 carries. Concord, NC defensive end target Rick Sandidge logged seven tackles and a sack, while Shelby linebacker Dax Hollifield had eight tackles, including two for a loss. See how other UNC football recruits performed in this week's scoreboard. (Inside Carolina)

2018 LB Dax Hollifield lines up official visits

Four-star linebacker Dax Hollifield, one of the top South Carolina recruiting targets for the 2018 cycle, will take his first official visit this weekend. Hollifield will arrive to Florida State on Saturday morning, where he’ll remain until Monday, before returning home to Shelby, N.C. The Tar Heels will host him for an official visit in Chapel Hill when Virginia is in town (Oct. 21). (SEC Country)

Following Visit, UNC On Top For 2018 DE Harrison Taylor

Eagles Landing Christian (GA) class of 2018 defensive end Harrison Taylor was one of the many recruits on campus last week for the Tar Heels’ ACC opener versus Louisville. Prior to UNC extending an offer, Taylor listed a top 6 of Rutgers, Temple, Appalachian State, Colorado State, Charlotte, and Tulane, but now that UNC is involved, things have clearly shifted in a new direction. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Roy Williams visits 5-star SF Nassir Little, football offers 4-star CB Kaiir Elam

If 5-star small forward Nassir Little isn’t at the top of Roy Williams’ basketball recruiting board for the Class of 2018, he’s close to it. This week, Williams decided to re-emphasize Little’s importance to his program by paying him a visit. Also, North Carolina football added another offer to the mix Wednesday to 4-star North Palm Beach, Fla. cornerback Kaiir Elam. (DieHards.com)

UNC recruiting: 4-star commit Jordyn Adams impresses for Green Hope High School

This is just a minor detail in what was the highlight of the night: getting to see UNC commit Jordyn Adams in action. Adams is a senior in his first year at Green Hope High School. He is the son of Deke Adams, the defensive line coach for UNC. The receiver made his commitment back in July and will be a dual-sport athlete playing both football and baseball. (Tar Heel Blog)

Roy Williams has plans for versatile Rechon Black, update on CB Steven Gilmore

If Rechon Black’s latest conversations with Roy Williams are any indication, it seems like point guard might be the most likely spot. While Williams hasn’t committed to anything, he did tell Black that he wants to see him with the ball in his hands. S.C. cornerback Steven Gilmore was supposed to pick between UNC, South Carolina, Georgia and Louisville on Sunday, his birthday, but there was no decision. (DieHards.com)

UNC Football Recruit Weekend Scoreboard

UNC wide receiver commit Jordyn Adams caught eight passes for 149 yards, including a 50-yard touchdown in Green Hope's 22-21 loss to Sanderson. Top linebacker target Dax Hollifield recorded 15 tackles, including three for a loss in Shelby's 20-17 overtime win against Kings Mountain. See how other UNC football recruits performed in this week's scoreboard. (Inside Carolina)

ACC battle for 2018 RB Coleton Beck, decision coming soon

Blacksburg (Va.) High all-purpose back Coleton Beck named a top three Thursday of North Carolina, Pittsburgh and Virginia Tech. Beck visited Chapel Hill last weekend and will hit Pitt and the local Hokies over the next two weekends. All unofficial trips. "End of the month or beginning of next month," Beck said of a potential college decision. (247 Sports)

5-star PF Matthew Hurt schedules unofficial visit, RB Coleton Beck narrows to 3

The next couple of months will see several UNC recruiting targets on campus for official and unofficial visits. We can add 5-star 2019 power forward Matthew Hurt to the list. Hurt’s father, Richard, said his son will head to Chapel Hill on Oct. 21. On Thursday, UNC got good news on Blacksburg, Va., native RB Coleton Beck when it was included in his top three schools, along with Virginia Tech and Pitt. (DieHards.com)

UNC Weekend Football Recruit Scoreboard

North Carolina wide receiver commit Dyami Brown (Charlotte Independence) caught five passes for 125 yards and two touchdowns. He also found the end zone on a 93-yard fumble return. UNC linebacker target Dax Hollifield (Shelby, NC) made 12 tackles, including a sack. See how other UNC football recruits performed in this week's football recruit scoreboard. (Inside Carolina)

Significant UNC Football Recruits Visiting Saturday

North Carolina’s ACC opening contest against Louisville and reigning Heisman trophy winner Lamar Jackson has gradually transformed into one of the Heels’ biggest recruiting weekends of the 2018 cycle. Among the more than 100 recruits expected on campus on Saturday are top targets Coleton Beck, Dax Hollifield, Rick Sandidge, Harrison Taylor, and Luke Tenuta. (Inside Carolina)

Tar Heels set to host basketball and football recruits on Saturday

2018 UNC commit Rechon Black and Coby White will attend Saturday’s UNC-Louisville game. Nassir Little, a top 20 player in the 2018 class, is also making an official visit to Chapel Hill. Armando Bacot, Jeremiah Francis, and Wendell Moore will also be visiting. LB Payton Wilson, LB Dax Hollifield and DT Rick Sandidge top the list of football recruits who will be on hand. (Keeping It Heel)

In-state Class of 2019 football prospects starting to emerge

While there are still some prominent football recruits still on the market, most notably Shelby linebacker Dax Hollifield, Concord defensive tackle Rick Sandidge and West Forsyth defensive end K.J. Henry, the scholarship offers are piling up for the stars in the Class of 2019. Here’s a brief look at seven North Carolina players from the 2019 class, who have already received eight or more scholarship offers from FBS teams. (Fayetteville Observer)

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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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