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UNC commit Tommy Hatton ready to recruit for Tar Heels

2015 four-star offensive lineman and UNC commit Tommy Hatton tells CarolinaBlue he intends to do everything he can to help recruit a top class to UNC for 2015. Hatton will have two big time opportunities to meet, talk to, and convince some of the nation's more elite recruits to come to North Carolina. Hatton will be at tonight's (Saturday) Freak Show in Chapel Hill and the Nike Football's The Opening which will be held in Oregon in early July. (Carolina Blue)

SEC vs. ACC: Which Power Conference Will Claim Stud DE Jalen Dalton? (video)

Jalen Dalton, a 4-star defensive end, is one of the top recruits in the 2015 class and has yet to decide where he will play college football. The 6'5", 235-pound playmaker has a unique combination of size and athleticism that will make him a serious threat at the next level. (Bleacher Report)

Ronnie Harrison Strong On UNC

North Carolina wants Florida High's Ronnie Harrison to be a part of their football program, and as of right now Harrison wants to join UNC. He say's he is 100 percent on his commitment. He recently visited Alabama and was offered by the Crimson Tide. One of the reasons Harrison wants to play at UNC, academics, the other. Larry Fedora. "A school with great academics and also a great football program with a coach who loves his players and wants to see them be successful and a school that can compete for a national championship." (WCTV)

TE Chris Clark commits to Michigan

Michigan won a battle over a pair of rivals and scored a major coup on the recruiting trail on Thursday. The Wolverines reeled in one of the nation's top 2015 tight ends when Chris Clark from Avon, Conn., pledged a commitment during a visit to Ann Arbor. (MLive.com)

Three football recruits talk Tar Heels, camp

Three Charlotte-area recruits attended UNC's football camp Tuesday. After the camp, CarolinaBlue talked to all three prospects about their experience and the recruiting process. 2016 RB Robert Washington (Southlake Christian Academy, Huntersville, NC): "I talked with running backs coach Larry Porter. I sat down with Coach Fedora for about 30 minutes after the camp. We talked, he said that I fit their offense and that he really wants me at Carolina. So he said they are going to recruit me hard until I make my commitment." (Carolina Blue)

Emanuel McGirt Commits to UNC

On Tuesday, the Tar Heels landed their 11th-overall commitment and fourth offensive lineman when 3-star offensive tackle Emanuel McGirt gave his pledge to the Tar Heels. The 6’6, 275-pounder is from Durham, North Carolina and attends Hillside High School, giving the Tar Heels their fifth commitment from their home state. McGirt is ranked as a 4-star prospect by 24/7 Sports, but is considered a 3-star prospect in their composite rankings. (FanSided.com)

Mason Veal, Emanuel McGirt forming a bond

Class of 2015 offensive tackles Emanuel McGirt and Mason Veal bonded today over a series of tweets sent between the two North Carolina natives. McGirt (6-foot-6, 275-pounds) is a top UNC target out of Durham. Veal (6-foot-6, 285-pounds) is a UNC commit from Charlotte. McGirt is leaving today to Costa Rica for a school trip. He plans on announcing his decision upon his return to the United States. The decision should come before the end of June, McGirt tells CarolinaBlue. (Carolina Blue)

2016 TE Devante Brooks: UNC is an NFL powerhouse

Class of 2016 Washington D.C. product Devante Brooks picked up an offer from North Carolina this past weekend. The 6-foot-5, 225-pound tight end has 11 offers already and added North Carolina to the list that includes Virginia Tech, Pittsburgh, Maryland, Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, and Tennessee. (Carolina Blue)

Tommy Hatton talks commitment to North Carolina

Friday, Tommy Hatton, St. Joseph Regional (Montvale, N.J.) junior offensive guard and the No. 7 recruit in the NJ.com Top 50, committed to UNC over offers from Rutgers, South Carolina, Maryland, Boston College, Louisville, Georgia Tech, Illinois, Iowa, Duke, UConn and Indiana. “I’ve known now for like four weeks but I’ve just been kind of keeping it on the down-low a little bit. I just felt like it was the best opportunity for me, to be honest, academically and athletically,” said Hatton. (NJ.com)

UNC commit Tommy Hatton: "I think I am the best center in the country"

Tommy Hatton's commitment to UNC Friday evening secured UNC what the class of 2015 247Sports four-star believes is the best center in the nation. "I'm tough. I'm a high effort player. I play with a lot of passion," the 6-foot-3, 280-pound center explained. "I try to so everything right every single play. I think I am the best center in the country." Hatton is excited to get to Chapel Hill and start working. While he will not enroll early, he plans to come in and compete. (Carolina Blue)

2015 center Tommy Hatton commits to UNC

Class of 2015 center Tommy Hatton committed to UNC Friday evening. The 247Sports four-star prospect fills the Tar Heels' need for a center in the 2015 recruiting class. Hatton, a 6-foot-3, 280-pound rising senior from Montvale (NJ) committed to North Carolina because he "feels its where I need to be." He appreciated the fact that he was the only center UNC was taking in the 2015 class. Per the 247Sports rankings Hatton is the No. 3 center in the 2015 class and the No. 8 overall player in the state of New Jersey. (Carolina Blue)

5-star tight end Isaac Nauta visits UNC

247Sports Composite five-star tight end Isaac Nauta visited UNC on Thursday. The class of 2016 prospect from Buford (GA) has 24 offers including one from the Tar Heels. At 6-foot-5 and 240-pounds, Nauta has elite collegiate size for the tight end position. "UNC was a great time," Nauta told CarolinaBlue. "I was able to tour the facilities and meet some academic advisors. I saw some of the guys that play for UNC that I used to play with in school, so I had a good time." (Carolina Blue)

2016 4-star RB Robert Washington to visit UNC

Robert Washington, a 247Sports Composite class of 2016 four-star running back, tells CarolinaBlue that he will be in Chapel Hill for a camp on Tuesday, June 17th. Washington is out of Southlake Christian Academy near Charlotte. The 5-foot-10, 205-pound prospect holds 28 offers including Tennessee, Wisconsin, Notre Dame, Penn State, Stanford, Louisville, and North Carolina, among others. He plans to release his top 15 list in August. (Carolina Blue)

2016 CB Marquill Osborne: "I'm a lockdown corner"

North Carolina already secured one cornerback commitment from Williams Amos Hough High School near Charlotte and is now trying to lockdown Marquill Osborne from the 2016 class. The 5-foot-11, 164-pound Osborne, a self-described "lockdown corner" gained a UNC offer after camping there on Saturday. "I went out there and worked real hard and ran real fast," Osborne told CarolinaBlue. "The whole entire time they were showing me a whole lot of love." (Carolina Blue)

2015 OLB Gary McCrae offered by UNC

Class of 2015 outside linebacker Gary McCrae talked to UNC coaches this past weekend and gained an offer from the Tar Heels. The Cuthbert (GA) native has 11 offers including Michigan, Michigan State, Cincinnati, and Kentucky. McCrae talked to CarolinaBlue about the offer from UNC. "I guess they saw my film and offered me off of that. I believe they saw my highlight tape. They called my coach and he called me and told me to give them a call. They want me to come to a camp in two weeks." (Carolina Blue)

Top UNC Football Recruits
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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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