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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)

Crimson Tide DE Commit Plans to Visit UNC

Alabama commitment Mekhi Brown plans to take use all five of his official visits and already has four schools in mind with a few programs vying for the fifth trip. "I’ve picked four schools- Alabama, Stanford, North Carolina, and Mississippi State. I’m still deciding on another school- it’s between A&M, LSU, and a couple other schools," Brown said. The top 50 prospect says he's '100 percent' committed to Alabama and has been actively recruiting for the Tide throughout much of the process. (Carolina Blue)

Spotlight on Shy Tuttle

Several colleges pop up consistently when looking at defensive lineman Shy Tuttle’s recruitment. Clemson has received the most attention because Tuttle is the nephew of former Tigers standout and first round NFL draft selection Perry Tuttle. A second program that receives a lot of attention is home state North Carolina, and Tuttle openly admits that his mom is a fan of North Carolina. If there is a program that is positioning itself to pull the upset over Clemson and North Carolina, it’s Tennessee. (USA Today)

Who Owns North Carolina In College Football Recruiting?

To see which schools own North Carolina in college football recruiting, we scanned the last five recruiting classes (2010-2014). We looked at the top 30 prospects in each class (as ranked by Rivals) and where they decided to play their college ball. Here is what we found out. Schools Who Signed The Most Top-30 North Carolina Recruits From 2010-2014: North Carolina - 31, N.C. State - 21, Clemson - 12, Duke - 9. (ACC Sports Journal)

Austin Proehl Pumped for Chapel Hill

Wide receiver Austin Proehl is a coaches dream. A smart player with great vision, sure hands, and separation speed, Proehl seems to have all the tools to be an effective college receiver. In addition to a standout high school career, the 5-foot-10, 160-pound incoming freshman has a strong football bloodline. If he needs any advice on route running, training regiments, offensive schemes, how to read a defensive, or specific moves to get past a cornerback, Proehl can merely consult his own father. (Carolina Blue)

Top UNC Football Recruits
RecruitClassRating
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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