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DE Desmond Owino changes pick from N.C. State to North Carolina
The Tar Heels landed a surprise verbal commitment from Desmond Owino last weekend prior to their victory against Duke. He became the 19th player to...

DE Desmond Owino commits to UNC
2012 defensive end Desmond Owino (6'5, 240) from Sanderson High School in Raleigh, NC committed to UNC over the weekend. Owino has the potential to...

ACC Recruiting Links, Nov. 23
Top running back recruit Keith Marshall is still up for grabs, and while Clemson is in the running, Georgia may have a slight edge. Marshall...

RB Keith Marshall sets announcement date
Millbrook running back Keith Marshall will announce his college commitment on Dec. 6. The announcement will take place at 2:45 p.m. at Millbrook High School...

DE Kenderius Whitehead makes visit to NC State
DE Kenderius Whitehead of Atlanta made an official visit to NC State over the weekend where he also got a chance to watch another of...

TE-DE Monte Taylor enjoying strong season, interest
Monte Taylor has begun receiving more interest from colleges. His coaches told him that N.C. State wants him bad. Cincinnati is sending mail to the...

ACC Recruiting Links, Nov. 16
Roy Williams is excited about basketball recruit Marcus Paige. Wow, Williams compared the athleticism of J.P. Tokoto to that of Vince Carter. Shabazz Muhammad is...

Pack, Heels benefit from recruiting change of hearts
Joseph Jackson from First Coast High in Jacksonville, Fla., first committed to play for West Virginia in March. But the 6-1, 210-pound linebacker backed off...

Bryce Kennedy Selected for Shrine Bowl
Offensive tackle Bryce Kennedy of Pinecrest has been added to the roster of the North Carolina team for the Shrine Bowl high school all-star football...

Buford LB Nathan Staub commits to UNC
Buford, the four-time defending Class AA state champions, has six seniors committed to D1 program after linebacker Nathan Staub picked North Carolina on Tuesday. The...

ATH Nathan Staub commits to UNC
Nathan Staub is now a Tar Heel. The 6-foot-3, 215-pound jumbo athlete from Buford (Ga.) committed to UNC on Tuesday morning, his father confirmed to...

Desmond Owino has been a big surprise
Six months ago Sanderson High's Desmond Owino had never touched a football, had no clue to how to wear a football uniform and didn't have...

Keith Marshall has good weekend at Clemson
RB Keith Marshall of Raleigh continued his official visits over the weekend with a stop at Clemson. He’s also been to Georgia, Notre Dame and...

ACC Football Commitment Lists: Coastal Division, Nov. 15
Linebacker Joseph Jackson of Jacksonville was committed to West Virginia, but he had a change of heart and committed to North Carolina on Nov. 7...

Greg Gilmore forced to grow up fast
"I love playing football," the 6-foot-3, 285-pound Greg Gilmore said. "It really just gets my mind off of a lot of things. ... It keeps...

DB Tyreece Jiles still committed to Tar Heels
Senior cornerback Tyreece Jiles (Cape Coral, Fla.) remains committed to North Carolina despite reports that he switched his pledge to Purdue. Jiles originally picked the...

ACC Recruiting Links, Nov. 10
Top running back recruit and UNC target Keith Marshall is staying focused despite the hoopla surrounding recruiting. North Carolina and N.C. State have been building...

DE Noah Spence backing away from Penn State
Penn State’s sexual abuse scandal may not hurt the school’s football team in the long term, but it’s having an immediate impact on the team’s...

Keith Marshall, Todd Gurley to visit Clemson
Clemson hopes to clinch the ACC Atlantic Division football title Saturday with a win against Wake Forest and also leave an impression on two top...

Linebacker Joseph Jackson commits to UNC
High three-star outside linebacker Joseph Jackson (Jacksonville, Fla./First Coast) has committed to play for North Carolina, multiple sources report. He made an official visit to...

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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