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Is LSU transfer Brandon Harris the right fit for North Carolina?

North Carolina appears to have found its quarterback in Brandon Harris, who plans to enroll as a transfer after graduating from LSU this summer. The question, of course, is whether Harris is the right QB for the job. Harris certainly has talent, but he couldn’t hold on to the job at LSU last year, and his struggles in the passing game were well documented. (ESPN.com)

UNC Lands LSU Grad Transfer Quarterback Brandon Harris

North Carolina has potentially landed its 2017 starting quarterback. Before ending his UNC official visit on Sunday, LSU graduate transfer Brandon Harris committed to continuing his college career in Chapel Hill. Harris, a 6-foot-3, 218-pound Bossier City (La.) native, selected the Heels over similar opportunities from Arizona, Baylor, Texas, and a few undisclosed SEC schools. (Inside Carolina)

2018 four-star WR Jordyn Adams talks suitors, decision timeline

Four-star wide receiver Jordyn Adams nabbed a Clemson offer back in October; since then, the likes of Virginia Tech, Ohio State, and Alabama have followed suit. In total, the Cary (N.C.) Green Hope transplant has received 18 offers in the past year. On Tuesday, the 6-foot-2, 180-pound receiver named Virginia Tech, Alabama, Clemson, Indiana, and UNC as schools recruiting him hardest. (247 Sports)

UNC Football Recruiting: Junior Day Visitors' List

North Carolina will hold its Junior Day for the spring on Saturday, and a strong contingent of football recruits are expected in Chapel Hill. Tar Heel Illustrated is compiling the list, which is fluid, as we expect to add more names throughout the day of the Tar Heels' 2017 and 2018 football recruits. Here's the list as of now: (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Brandon Harris set to begin visits

Former Parkway star and LSU quarterback is reportedly set to visit the University of North Carolina today with visits to Texas and Arizona also on the schedule. North Carolina could be a landing spot for Harris because of the Tar Heels' need for a starting quarterback after the departure of Mitch Trubisky. (Shreveport Times)

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)

Top UNC Football Recruits
RecruitClassRating
C.J. Cotman2017 ATH
Xach Gill2017 DT
Jake Lawler2017 DE
Jonah Melton2017 OG
Tre' Shaw2017 CB
Dyami Brown2018 ATH
Avery Jones2018 OT
Payton Wilson2018 OLB
Brian Anderson2017 OG
Antwuan Branch2017 RB

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