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Four-star tight end Chris Clark to take official visit to UNC

Class of 2015 tight end Chris Clark posted on twitter that he will be taking an official visit to North Carolina. Clark, who is currently committed to the University of Michigan, verbally committed to UNC on March 16th before eventually de-committing. A 6-foot-6, 247-pound four-star prospect, Clark is the No. 2 tight end and the No. 78 prospect overall in the 2015 class per the 247Sports Composite rankings. (Carolina Blue)

UNC commit Tommy Hatton honored as Under Armour All-American

Tuesday afternoon Tommy Hatton's work ethic, athletic excellence and football success were the topics of discussion at St. Joseph Regional High School in Montvale. Hatton, the No. 4 recruit in the NJ.com Top 50 and fourth-ranked center in the Class of 2015, was honored before his peers and teammates as an Under Armour All-American. The University of North Carolina commit was given his honorary jersey and talked about his dream-come-true moment. (NJ.com)

Three UNC Commits Named To Shrine Bowl

Three UNC verbal commitments have been named to the 78th Annual Shrine Bowl Roster. The North Carolina Shrine Bowl roster will include wide receiver Juval Mollette (Randleman, NC), tight end Carl Tucker (Cornelius, NC), and offensive lineman Mason Veal (Charlotte, NC). The Shrine Bowl will be played on Saturday, December 20 at 1pm in Spartanburg, S.C. (Inside Carolina)

List of football recruits expected for UNC-Virginia Tech

This weekend is shaping up to be a giant weekend for North Carolina recruiting both for the football and basketball teams. With Late Night with Roy on Friday and at 12:30 kickoff against the Virginia Tech Hokies in Kenan Stadium on Saturday, both teams are hosting a number of important recruits. Here are the names of the expected visitors for football. (Carolina Blue)

2016 LB Jaquan Yulee posts picture of UNC mail, visiting Saturday

North Carolina is making sure class of 2016 inside linebacker Jaquan Yulee is feeling the love. In a picture that Yulee posted from his personal twitter account, it is obvious that the Tar Heels have prioritized the Chesapeake (VA) native in the 2016 recruiting cycle. (Carolina Blue)

DE Jalen Dalton to visit UNC this weekend

Class of 2015 defensive end Jalen Dalton's 247Sports Crystal Ball was 100% UNC throughout the spring and summer. Starting today, September 30th, there has been a run in Virginia Tech projections for the four-star recruit. Dalton's Crystal Ball currently stands at 73% North Carolina and 27% Virginia Tech. Dalton visited Virginia Tech on September 20th for the Hokies loss to Georgia Tech. The West Forsyth (NC) senior is expected to take an official visit to UNC this weekend as the Tar Heels face the Hokies. (Carolina Blue)

UNC In 2016 WR Divine Deablo's Top Four

Divine Deablo’s stock continues to rise. Over the past several months, offers have continued to pile up. ”My most recent offer was Ohio State,” said the 6-foot-3, 195-pound Devine. “It means a lot to me and I just like Ohio State. (Scout.com)

Weekend Football Recruit Scoreboard

Wake Forest running back Bryce Love scored three rushing touchdowns (5, 31, 50 yards), plus another on a 56-yard reception. He rushed for 151 yards on 12 carries in a 60-20 defeat of Broughton. Butler quarterback Anthony Ratliff-Williams completed 8-of-11 passes for 191 yards and four touchdowns. He also rushed for 46 yards and a touchdown on three carries in a 66-0 win over Garinger. See how other UNC football recruits fared in this week's edition of the Weekend Football Recruit Scoreboard (Inside Carolina)

Shy Tuttle to Vols continues raid on North Carolina

If North Carolina is going to get back on track under head coach Larry Fedora, it's going to need to start protecting its own borders better. On Friday, Shy Tuttle, the No. 1 player in the state according to 247Sports Composite, committed to Tennessee over North Carolina. The decision is a continuation of a growing trend of top North Carolina talent heading elsewhere to play in college. (Carolina Blue)

DT Shy Tuttle Commits to Tennessee

Defensive tackle Shy Tuttle (Lexington, N.C./North Davidson) verbally committed to Tennessee at a press conference at his high school Friday. Tuttle said he chose the Volunteers over North Carolina and North Carolina State because he felt comfortable there. “I like the atmosphere,” Tuttle said of Tennessee. “I have a good relationship with the coaches.” (GoVols247)

CB Javarius Davis decommits from UNC

In a move long expected, Jacksonville (Fla.) Ed White athlete Javarius Davis officially backed off his pledge to North Carolina. The 5-foot-9, 180-pound speedster had been wavering on his commitment for several weeks now with several unofficial visits to Florida recently and planning official visits to Southern California, Michigan and others. The 247Sports Crystal Ball currently has the Gators with 82-percent of the predictions for the three-star prospect. (Carolina Blue)

Shy Tuttle will decide Friday

Shy Tuttle will make his college decision this Friday. The 2015 four-star North Davidson defensive tackle gave Scout.com the latest. He will choose between North Carolina, North Carolina State and Tennessee. ”I’ve been in contact with all three schools a lot and it’s going to be really tough,” said the 6-foot-2, 312-pound Tuttle. “I’m pretty excited, though. It’s a big step in my life. They all have good things to offer and you don’t want to tell a school no, but you have to." (Inside Carolina)

Athlete of the Week: West Forsyth's Jalen Dalton (video)

In tonight's Athlete of the Week, Sports Director Kenny Beck introduces us to one of the most sought after players in the state. (WXII)

Weekend Football Recruit Scoreboard

UNC quarterback commit Anthony Ratliff-Williams scored on a 48-yard QB keeper on his team's first play first scrimmage and on a 7-yard run on the team's final play from scrimmage in overtime. He completed 10-of-19 passes for 132 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the first half as his Butler squad lost to Richmond County 55-54. See how the rest of UNC's football recruits fared in this week's edition of Weekend Recruit Scoreboard. (Inside Carolina)

Tommy Hatton took a blue collar approach to becoming an Under Armour All-American

Tommy Hatton, St. Joseph Regional (Montvale, N.J.) offensive guard and Under Armour All-American, has come a long way since his freshman year. “I came to high school thinking wrestling was going to be my future,” said Hatton, a 6-2, 280-pound North Carolina commit. “I worked hard all throughout high school, working on strength and my craft. All I was hearing until after my junior year was I wasn’t that good, just overrated. “But I let my play do the talking.” (Newark Star-Ledger)

Top UNC Football Recruits
RecruitClassRating
Ryan Jones2017 ATH
Jake Lawler2017 WDE
Jonah Melton2017 OG
Tre' Shaw2017 CB
Brian Anderson2017 OG
Michael Carter2017 RB
J.T. Cauthen2017 WR
Jeremiah Gemmel2017 OLB
Traivon Leonard2017 CB
Marcus McKethan2017 OT

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