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ACC football recruiting needs: Coastal Division
North Carolina - Defensive line: This is one of the biggest areas of concern after the departures of Quinton Coples and Tydreke Powell. Safety: UNC...

RB Jela Duncan to meet with UNC coaches this week
Jela Duncan will give North Carolina a shot, but the Tar Heels have some serious ground to make up. "Duke and ECU ... pretty strong,"...

UNC no longer an option for lineman D.J. Reader
D.J. Reader made his official visit to Clemson over the weekend and, according to his coach, he will choose between the Tigers and Maryland. North...

DE Alex McCalister to announce Monday at 1 p.m.
DE Alex McCalister of Clemmons, NC, will announce his college decision at 1 pm Monday, according to Rivals. His finalists are Georgia Tech, Florida and...

N.C.'s strong football recruiting class mostly headed out of state
Of the 11 players in North Carolina that rivals.com rank as four-star or higher, nine are headed out of state. There are six North Carolina...

DE Justin Thomason to the Tar Heels
North Carolina has added a pledge from three-star defensive end Justin Thomason (McDonough, Ga./Eagle's Landing Christian), multiple sources report. He was favoring the Tar Heels...

DE Justin Thomason commits to UNC
Defensive end Justin Thomason (6'4", 235, McDonough, GA) has committed to UNC, according to Inside Carolina. Thomason visited UNC this weekend and becomes the Tar...

DE Bryan Cox Jr. commits to Florida
St. Thomas Aquinas DE Bryan Cox Jr. gave his verbal commitment to the Gators on Saturday, bringing the highly rated class to 19 players. Cox,...

DE Jamal Marcus will announce on signing day
Jamal Marcus, Durham Hillside's 6-foot-3, 230-pound defensive end, is expected to announce his college choice on Wednesday, Feb. 1, the national letter of intent signing...

DE Bryan Cox favoring Florida
DE Bryan Cox Jr., son of the 12-year NFL veteran, is looking forward to being a Florida Gator. “Florida offered a few kids before me,”...

ACC Football Commitment Lists: Coastal Division, Jan. 20
North Carolina had an interesting past couple of weeks. Raleigh defensive end Desmond Owino flipped his commitment from the Tar Heels to the Wolfpack. Then...

Fedora's switch draws Auburn's Peterson to UNC
For Auburn High offensive lineman Caleb Peterson, it was a combination of relationship and education that prompted him to change his verbal commitment Wednesday from...

DB Clint Heaven commits to UNC
New head coach Larry Fedora continued to rebuild North Carolina's Class of 2012 Thursday with the addition of three-star safety Clinton Heaven (Bradenton, Fla./Manatee), according...

UNC football gets three commitments
Larry Fedora and his staff have picked up three commitments this week. Quarterback Kanler Coker of Flowery Branch, Ga., had committed to ECU in December...

DE Kenderius Whitehead commits to NC State
One of UGA’s top remaining targets made the surprising decision to commit to NC State over the Bulldogs and Clemson on late Wednesday night. Kenderius...

DE Justin Thomason down to four schools
Justin Thomason (McDonough, Ga./Eagles Landing Christian Academy) says he’s down to four schools with 14 days left until national signing day. Thomason, a three-star defensive...

Troy commit Cody Core being recruited by UNC
Troy commit Cody Core tweeted today that he was receiving a lot of late interest and that North Carolina wanted him to play safety. He...

ACC Recruiting Links, Jan. 19
Ex-Southern Miss recruit Caleb Peterson will follow Larry Fedora to North Carolina. After losing a quarterback recruit to Vanderbilt, UNC got Kanler Coker to switch...

Caleb Peterson follows Larry Fedora to UNC
Four-star offensive guard Caleb Peterson (Auburn, Ala.) has changed his commitment from Southern Miss to North Carolina, multiple sources report. His decision followed an official...

OL Caleb Peterson commits to UNC
According to Inside Carolina, offensive lineman Caleb Peterson (6'4", 300, Auburn, AL) has switched his commitment from Southern Miss to UNC.

Peterson is rated...

Top UNC Football Recruits
RecruitClassRating
Cam Albright2014 S
Allen Artis2014 S
Caleb Henderson2014 QB
Elijah Hood2014 RB
Caleb Samuel2014 OT
Bentley Spain2014 OT
M.J. Stewart2014 ATH
Anthony Ratliff2015 QB
William Sweet2015 OT
Mason Veal2015 OT

UNC Football Recruiting Board

2014 ACC Football Recruiting Class Rankings
Natl. RankTeamCommits
4Florida State29
10Notre Dame23
12Miami27
18Clemson20
27Virginia Tech27
29North Carolina22
32Virginia17
34N.C. State30
44Pittsburgh23
45Louisville23
50Syracuse24
52Boston College28
54Georgia Tech21
58Duke18
62Wake Forest25

Expanded Recruiting Rankings

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