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Beast of the Hill Preview

A diverse group of high school teams are expected to compete at the "Beast of the Hill," North Carolina's seven-on-seven passing tournament, on Friday. The group of nearly two dozen teams represent four states. (Inside Carolina)

UNC soft commitment Ronnie Harrison sets decision date after Alabama visit

After his second visit to Alabama this summer, longtime North Carolina commit Ronnie Harrison has set a final decision date on his commitment. Harrison, a 6-foot-3, 205-pound safety/athlete from Florida State University School in Tallahassee, Fla., said he will make his announcement on July 29 at his school's Media Day in Tallahassee. (AL.com)

DE Jalen Dalton to visit UNC this weekend

Class of 2015 247Sports five-star defensive end Jalen Dalton will visit UNC on Saturday with his mother. The 6-foot-5, 235-pound Clemmons (NC) native is the No. 3 weak-side defensive end and the No. 2 prospect in the state of North Carolina. Dalton last visited UNC for head coach Larry Fedora's Freak Show on June 21st. Dalton posted on Twitter Thursday evening: "I'm finally taking my mom on a visit to UNC with me on Saturday" (Carolina Blue)

UNC commit Tommy Hatton wins one-on-one MVP at The Opening

Tommy Hatton, St. Joseph Regional (Montvale, N.J.) offensive center, earned the one-on-one MVP award at The Opening, following a standout performance at Nike Headquarters. The 6-2, 285-pounder slowly worked his way into the event but turned it on once the shoulder pads came on, over the two final days of competition. "The first day when we had no pads, I think I did alright. I had a pretty strong performance, but once we put the pads on, I kind of cut it loose." (NJ.com)

Tommy Hatton's Opening Experience

Tommy Hatton was North Carolina's lone commit at The Opening (Nike's elite high school football camp), but while there the New Jersey native left a lasting impression and cemented himself as one of the better offensive line prospects in the 2015 class. 247Sports Director of Scouting Barton Simmons spoke to CarolinaBlue on what he saw out of Hatton at The Opening: (Carolina Blue)

2016 LB, UNC target Jonathan Pollock de-commits from Mississippi State

Jonathan Pollock has opened up his recruiting, but the Dr. Phillips linebacker won’t exactly be hitting the recruiting trail the way he has the in the past. The 6-foot-1, 205-pound 2016 Pollock, who averaged 6.5 tackles per game with three sacks and 12 tackles for loss last season, had committed to Mississippi State last summer during one of his whirlwind recruiting tours of college campuses. (Orlando Sentinel)

2015 DE Darian Roseboro sets August 29 announcement date

Lincolnton, NC four-star defensive line target Darian Roseboro sets his announcement date for August 29th at 2:30 PM. Roseboro's crystal ball currently reads 86% Michigan and 14% NC State. He named a top six last week of Michigan, North Carolina, NC State, Alabama, Tennessee, and Clemson. (Carolina Blue)

College coaches pursuing 2016 WR Divine Deablo

Deablo, timed at about 4.4 seconds over 40 yards, averaged 19.4 yards a catch last season and finished with 764 receiving yards and 282 rushing yards. He also produced some impressive highlights on game film. Marshall said that Duke, East Carolina, North Carolina, N.C. State, and Wake Forest — and Virginia Tech, Virginia and West Virginia — followed Clemson’s lead and offered scholarships. (Winston-Salem Journal)

Antonio Williams De-commits from UNC

2016 running back Antonio Williams de-committed from North Carolina Saturday afternoon. “I have officially decided I will decommit from the University of North Carolina,” Williams said via a statement on his Twitter account. Williams, a 5-foot-11, 208-pound running back from New London (N.C.) North Stanly, originally committed to North Carolina last September. “First and foremost I would like to thank Coach Larry Fedora and his staff for giving me the chance to commit as early as I did." (Inside Carolina)

UNC OL commit William Sweet makes big jump in recruiting rankings

Class of 2015 UNC commit William Sweet made a big jump in the 247Sports Composite rankings update. Sweet, who is 6-foot-5 and 270-pounds, moved up over 100 spots and is now the No. 34 offensive tackle in the 2015 class and the No. 43 prospect in Florida, according to the 247Sports Composite rankings. (Carolina Blue)

RB Bryce Love Stands Out at SPARQ Rating National Championship

Bryce Love, a 247Sports Composite four-star running back prospect, finished 11th overall in the SPARQ Rating National Championship. 162 elite prospects competed in the competition on Tuesday at Nike's elite high school football camp The Opening. Love, from Wake Forest-Rolesville (NC), measured 5-foot-10 and 180-pounds and ran a 4.47 second 40 yard dash. Love has made multiple visits to UNC including, most recently, for the Freak Show where he observed but did not compete or work out. (Carolina Blue)

2015 Football Recruiting Class: UNC's remaining targets

North Carolina has 16 football commits for the 2015 recruiting class. With a lot of quality talent already verbally locked, the UNC coaching staff turns its attention to securing elite prospect that will round out head coach Larry Fedora's third class in Chapel Hill. It is unclear the exact number of players UNC will take in the 2015 cycle, but the majority of the remaining prospects the Tar Heels are targeting is becoming more apparent. (Carolina Blue)

4-Star DE Darian Roseboro lists UNC in top-6

Elite four-star defensive end Darian Roseboro (Lincolnton, NC/Lincolnton) named a top six of "Michigan, NC State, Alabama, Clemson, North Carolina and Tennessee" in no order Monday evening. Michigan appears to be the current leader for Roseboro's services. Roseboro is looking to make his college decision on the first day of school his senior year. As of now, Michigan is the only school Roseboro has a set date to visit again. (Carolina Blue)

Jalen Dalton recruit scouting report: Long defensive end

Jalen Dalton is one of the top defensive linemen in the class of 2015, and the prospect is receiving some high-level interest. Dalton attends Clemmons (N.C.) West Forsyth High School, and is projected to play defensive end at the next level. He is listed at 6'5 and weighs in at 235 pounds. (SB Nation)

DE Trevon Hill commits to Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech's commitment drought is over. The Hokies got their first new 2015 commitment in five and a half weeks Saturday when three-star Salem High defensive end Trevon Hill of Virginia Beach picked Virginia Tech over North Carolina. (Roanoke Times)

Top UNC Football Recruits
RecruitClassRating
Kyree Campbell2016 DE
Chazz Surratt2016 QB
J.T. Cauthen2017 WR
Ryan Jones2017 WR
Jake Lawler2017 DE
Adarius Lemons2017 RB
Jonah Melton2017 OG
Tyler Smith2017 WR
Jordon Brown2016 RB
Logan Byrd2016 QB

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