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Meet UNC Football Commit Carl Tucker

Hough High School tight end Carl Tucker is one of several Charlotte-area high school student-athletes on pace to enroll early in college. Tucker committed to the University of North Carolina back in April and is on a fast track to join the Tar Heels. I talked to Carl at a recent Hough practice for another edition of 10 Questions. “I’m just in love with Carolina, I love everything about them, and can’t wait to be a part of the school.” (USA Today)

DE Jalen Dalton sets announcement date

Defensive end Jalen Dalton (Clemmons, N.C./West Forsyth) will announce for either Virginia Tech or North Carolina at 3:45 p.m. Nov. 13 (next Thursday) at West Forsyth High School. The 6-foot-5, 235-pound Dalton is the No. 4 weakside defensive end prospect in the 2015 recruiting class per 247Sports Composite rankings. Most believe he is Blacksburg-bound. He officially visited Tech this past weekend. (247 Sports)

Weekend Football Recruit Scoreboard

New Bern quarterback Mike Hughes passed for three touchdowns (26, 31, and 28 yards) and ran for two more (both ten-yarders). He completed 7-of-11 passes for 130 yards and rushed 13 times for 144 yards. Wake Forest running back Bryce Love rushed for 179 yards and five touchdowns (10, 2, 14, 44, and 1 yards) -- all in the first half. See how other UNC football recruits fared in this weekend's edition of Weekend Recruit Scoreboard. (Inside Carolina)

Jalen Dalton down to two, decision coming

Five-star defensive end Jalen Dalton (Clemmons, N.C./West Forsyth) is down to Virginia Tech and North Carolina, per 247Sports National Recruiting Insider Ryan Bartow who was on-site at his school Thursday. A decision will come in two weeks. Dalton, who will enroll in January, will take an official visit to Blacksburg this weekend. He previously visited UNC officially. The 6-foot-5, 235-pound Dalton is the No. 4 weakside defensive end prospect in the 2015 class per 247Sports Composite rankings. (247 Sports)

2016 QB Deuce Wallace talks relationship with UNC, visit

In talking with class of 2016 three-star quarterback Deuce Wallace out of Sevier County (TN), you get a sense of the recruitment process for a high school quarterback and the importance of relationship between the player and the coach/program. A 6-foot-2 and 200-pound pro-style quarterback, Wallace has been building a relationship with UNC quarterbacks coach Keith Heckendorf for some time now. On Saturday October 18th, Wallace was able to meet Coach Heck and get a sense for UNC as a school and a football program. (Carolina Blue)

Tommy Hatton still committed to UNC but considering other visits

Tommy Hatton, St. Joseph Regional (Montvale, N.J.) standout and the top-ranked offensive lineman in the NJ.com Top 50, says he’s still committed to the North Carolina Tar Heels, but is considering taking official visits, following the season. “I’m committed to them, right now,” said Hatton, a 6-2, 280-pounder. “That’s really it. I’m focusing on my senior season. I’m thinking about taking visits, but as of right now, I’m definitely committed.” (NJ.com)

Weekend Football Recruit Scoreboard

Butler quarterback Anthony Ratliff-Williams scored six touchdowns in less than three quarters. He completed 9-of-11 passes for 190 yards and three touchdowns, and rushed for 143 yards and three touchdowns (31, 49, and 79 yards). Wake Forest running back Bryce Love scored four touchdowns. He rushed for 157 yards and three touchdowns (5, 59, and 35 yards) and caught three passes for 75 yards, including a 35-yard touchdown. See how the rest of UNC's football recruits performed in this week's edition of Weekend Recruit Scoreboard. (Inside Carolina)

2016 RB Benjamin LeMay talks season, recruitment

Class of 2016 running back Benjamin LeMay out of Butler High School in Charlotte (NC) tells CarolinaBlue that he talks with the coaching staffs from Clemson, UNC, Florida State, Wake Forest, N.C. State, Nebraska, Mississippi State, and UNCC. (Carolina Blue)

UNC 2015 football recruiting: Filling Needs

The positions that UNC is still seeking to fill include defensive tackle, defensive end, bandit (LB/DE hybrid), safety, cornerback, and tight end. Cornerback would be one spot where they would only take a best available player who is a great fit (J.K. Britt at ram/boundary corner and CB Corey Bell are already committed). Her are a list of players that UNC is considering in the 2015 recruiting class. (Carolina Blue)

Four-star DE Kyree Campbell: "UNC is going to be at the top of my list"

Class of 2016 strong-side defensive end Kyree Campbell was in attendance Saturday as North Carolina defeated Georgia Tech in thrilling fashion. The 6-foot-5, 280-pound prospect enjoyed his visit and places UNC among the top schools on his list. "UNC is going to be at the top of my list," Campbell said. This was the first time the Woodbridge (VA) native, has made it down to UNC even though he has been a fan of the Tar Heels his whole life. (Carolina Blue)

Weekend Football Recruit Scoreboard

Wake Forest running back Bryce Love rushed for three touchdowns (6, 68, and 92 yards) and 186 yards on eight carries. He also had 17 yards in receptions. Charlotte Butler quarterback Anthony Ratliff-Williams rushed for 186 yards and two touchdowns (63 and 67 yards) on 11 carries. He also passed for 117 yards and two scores. See how UNC's other football recruits performed in this week's edition of the Weekend Recruit Scoreboard. (Inside Carolina)

Saturday's UNC-Georgia Tech football recruit visitor list

CarolinaBlue can confirm that the follow recruits will on campus Saturday for UNC's home game against Georgia Tech. 2015: WDE Jalen Dalton (6-5, 235, Clemmons, NC), S Jonathan Crawford (6-2, 175 - Largo, FL), WR Juval Mollette (6-4, 187 - Randleman, NC), QB Anthony Ratliff (6-1, 205 - Charlotte, NC), TE/ATH/WR Carl Tucker (6-1, 225 - Cornelius, NC), among several others listed. (Carolina Blue)

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)

Top UNC Football Recruits
RecruitClassRating
Jake Lawler2017 DE
Jonah Melton2017 OG
Tre' Shaw2017 CB
Brian Anderson2017 OG
Antwuan Branch2017 RB
Michael Carter2017 RB
J.T. Cauthen2017 WR
Jeremiah Gemmel2017 OLB
Traivon Leonard2017 CB
Marcus McKethan2017 OT

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