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North Carolina - Current commitments: 9; Spotlight: The Tar Heels have landed the nation’s No. 3 tight end in ESPN 300 prospect Carl Tucker, a four-star recruit and the nation's No. 260 overall player. They have landed two other four-star prospects: No. 31 offensive tackle Mason Veal and No. 22 safety Ronnie Harrison; ESPN 300 commitments: 1 (ESPN.com)

DT Aaron Crawford commits to UNC

North Carolina has received a verbal commitment from Ashburn (Va.) Stone Bridge three-star defensive tackle Aaron Crawford. The 6-2, 290-pounder chose the Tar Heels over Boston College, Duke, Maryland, Virginia and many others. Per the 247Sports Composite Rankings, Crawford is the No. 54 defensive tackle in the country and the No. 33 prospect in Virginia. (Carolina Blue)

2016 UNC commit Antonio Williams tweets his loyalty to UNC

2016 running back and UNC commit Antonio Williams sent out a couple tweets recently pledging his loyalty to the University of North Carolina. The North Stanley (New London, North Carolina) rising junior has gained interest from a number of schools recently. He plans on visiting LSU, Auburn, and Tennessee this summer with a high school teammate and said in a recent 247Sports interview he talks with coaches from Michigan and Clemson. (Carolina Blue)

UNC offers 2015 OL Tommy Hatton

2015 center Tommy Hatton received an offer from UNC on Monday, the prospect announced on twitter. The Montvale, New Jersey native is a rated as a four-star by 247Sports. Hatton is 6-foot-3 and 280-pounds. Another 2015 center prospect, Brian Chaffin, took an unofficial visit to Chapel Hill this past weekend. (Carolina Blue)

Stone Bridge DT Aaron Crawford trims list to three schools

After a solid showing at the Nike Football Training Combine on April 26, Stone Bridge (Va.) junior defensive tackle Aaron Crawford added offers from Minnesota, Marshall and Boston College. Since the season ended, Crawford has gone from two to 10 offers. Thursday night Crawford trimmed his list to three schools — Boston College, North Carolina and Virginia. The three universities were ranked in Bloomberg Businessweek’s most recent top 10 list of undergraduate business schools, which Crawford used to pick them as his finalists. (Washington Post)

Tar Heels trending with DE Jalen Dalton

Since May began, North Carolina has received seven new predictions for Clemmons (N.C.) West Forsyth five-star weak-side defensive end Jalen Dalton. The Heels now claim 88 percent of 16 predictions for Dalton. Duke and Auburn each claim 6 percent. Dalton is interested in a number of top programs out-of-state but hasn’t taken many visits in recent months, leading to a belief that he will remain closer to home. He has not set a timetable for a decision. (247 Sports)

UNC offers 2016 DE Janarius Robinson

2016 defensive end Janarius Robinson (Panama City, Fla./Bay) was offered by North Carolina on Friday. The Tar Heels join South Alabama, N.C. State and FAU as recent schools to enter into the race. However, Florida State is the current leader for the 6-foot-5, 230-pound end. Robinson is ranked as a four-star prospect and the No. 65 player overall in the country for 2016. (Carolina Blue)

WR Juval Mollette has UNC at top of his list

WR Juval Mollette of Randleman, NC has gone back and forth between Clemson and North Carolina as his favorite. He visited Chapel Hill a couple of weekends ago with his mother and that has elevated the Tar Heels back to the point where the Tigers had resided for weeks after he visited there. "My mom liked it, that was the main reason for us going," Mollette said. "I took her to Clemson also and she liked it. She said she likes (North) Carolina more." (Palmetto Sports)

2015 OL Brian Chaffin to visit UNC

2015 center Brian Chaffin told CarolinaBlue that he will be in Chapel Hill Saturday for an unofficial visit with UNC and the Tar Heel coaching staff. It is very clear that Chaffin is a priority for the North Carolina in this class. The Tar Heels need a center and Chaffin fits the bill as an athletic, aggressive, and smart player. The 6-foot-2, 280-pound Charlotte native has listed UNC, N.C. State, Duke, and Virginia Tech as the schools recruiting him the hardest. (Carolina Blue)

DE Darian Roseboro lists UNC among top 10

Defensive end Darian Roseboro of Lincolnton (N.C.) High School announced on his Twitter account Wednesday night that N.C. State, Michigan, Clemson, Tennessee, Ohio State, Florida, LSU, North Carolina, Alabama and Duke currently are his top 10 college choices. The 6-foot-4, 265-pound Roseboro, who claims more than 30 scholarship offers, said his top 10 is "not in order" and "subject to change." He later added that he's planning to visit Michigan again in July and N.C. State "soon." (Carolina Blue)

DE Trevon Hill names his top five

247Sports Composite Three-Star Virginia Beach (VA) Salem Defensive End Trevon Hill has named his top five to 247Sports. Virginia Tech, Clemson, North Carolina, Wake Forest and N.C. State make up his top five in no particular order. The 6-foot 4-Inch 215-Pound prospect has an announcement date set for May 27th. (Carolina Blue)

2015 DE Marques Ford offered by UNC

2015 defensive end Marques Ford (Gibsonton, Fla./East Bay) was offered by North Carolina on Tuesday. The 6-foot-4, 220-pound prospect is classified as a strong-side defensive end. Ford has been given a three-star rating by 247Sports and the 247Sports Composite. He is ranked as the No. 109 prospect in the state of Florida. Ford has an early top three of Miami, Rutgers and South Florida. (Carolina Blue)

UNC offers 2016 ATH Jordan Fuller

North Carolina is the latest major conference program to offer Class of 2016 four-star athlete Jordan Fuller (Old Tappan, N.J.). The 6-foot-2, 190-pound Fuller previously was offered by Penn State, UCLA (where his brother Devin plays), Boston College, Florida State, Rutgers, Syracuse and Virginia. Fuller currently is ranked No. 81 overall in the 2016 class according to 247Sports Composite rankings. (Carolina Blue)

DT Tim Settle names top 15 in order

Five-star junior defensive tackle Tim Settle of Stonewall Jackson High School in Manassas, Va., named his top 15 college choices in order Thursday afternoon, revealing that Tennessee is his current leader. The Vols are followed on Settle's list, in order, by Alabama, Clemson, Florida State, Texas, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Penn State, West Virginia and UCLA. North Carolina, N.C. State, LSU, Oklahoma State and Oklahoma round out his top 15. (Carolina Blue)

Austin Proehl's Journal: My Father's Impact

Future Tar Heel Austin Proehl, a wide receiver from Charlotte (N.C.) Providence, is filing regular journal entries at InsideCarolina.com leading up to his UNC enrollment in June: "It was one of those things that even at that young I knew I wanted to play at a high level. Seeing my dad go through it and seeing what my dad had to do in order to play and perform at a high level taught me more than he’ll ever know. I saw what it took to play 17 years in the NFL." (Inside Carolina)

Top UNC Football Recruits
RecruitClassRating
Kyree Campbell2016 DE
Chazz Surratt2016 QB
J.T. Cauthen2017 WR
Ryan Jones2017 WR
Jake Lawler2017 DE
Jonah Melton2017 OG
Tyler Smith2017 WR
Jordon Brown2016 RB
Logan Byrd2016 QB
Allen Cater2016 DE

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