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Video: No off-season for Green Hope's Jordyn Adams

Green Hope’s Jordyn Adams talks about balancing football and baseball at a high level. Adams signed to play football and baseball at North Carolina, but may bypass both to pursue professional baseball. Read More...

Podcast: Allen Smith Commitment, UNC Football's Unofficial Visitors

Inside Carolina recruiting expert Don Callahan discusses linebacker Allen Smith's commitment to the Tar Heels, and recaps the unofficial visitors who were on North Carolina's campus last week, including five star offensive lineman Darnell Wright. (Audioboom)

Top 2019 prospect Sam Howell gets elite invite to national QB camp

Sun Valley High football standout Sam Howell will participate in the 2018 Elite 11 quarterback camp. The nation’s top rising senior high school quarterbacks will attend the camp June 1-3 in Los Angeles. The players will receive advanced one-on-one instruction in a competitive setting. The free camp includes on-field drills, classroom instruction and off-field development. (Charlotte Observer)

Exploring MLB Draft Stock of Five-Star UNC Signee Jordyn Adams

North Carolina would love to have 2018 five-star receiver Jordyn Adams enroll at UNC in June and join the Tar Heel football and baseball teams. But there's one potential obstacle. Adams is a talented outfielder for the Cary (N.C.) Green Hope baseball team and could be selected high enough in June's MLB draft to choose to opt for professional baseball over UNC. (Inside Carolina)

2019 LB Allen Smith commits to UNC

All it took was one visit to Chapel Hill. Allen Smith and some of his family took a visit to the North Carolina Friday, and before he left to head back home, the talented linebacker committed to the Tar Heels. "I was sitting with coach [Robert] Gillespie and we talking about North Carolina and me setting up an official visit with them, then I told him I wanted to commit," said Smith. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Sizing up North Carolina's quarterback recruiting board

Nathan Elliott and Chazz Surratt return at quarterback for UNC, along with freshmen Jace Ruder, a 4-star dual-threat quarterback, and Cade Fortin, a 3-star pro-style passer. UNC’s coaching staff is still searching for the next QB to add in the 2019 class. North Carolina has handed out offers to seven quarterbacks in the junior class. Here’s a look at four of the Tar Heels’ top targets: (DieHards.com)

North Carolina dual commit Jordyn Adams faces tough decision for future

Tall, lean class of 2018 athlete Jordyn Adams is committed to North Carolina, not only as a baseball player, but also as a wide receiver. Adams was one of many highly touted prospects that had scouts buzzing at the NHSI — the biggest high school baseball showcase in the country — just months after he committed to UNC. But Adams might never make it to Chapel Hill. (Daily Tar Heel)

Three-star DT Elijah Wroten to visit UNC this week

2019 defensive tackle Elijah Wroten will take two unofficial visits to ACC schools this week. This comes after his recent unofficial visit to Boston College this past weekend. Wroten will visit Duke on Tuesday and North Carolina on Wednesday. Wroten's other FBS offers are from ODU, Minnesota and UConn. 247Sports ranks Wroten as the No. 57 defensive tackle. (247 Sports)

Punter Mats Pokela accepts preferred walk-on opportunity from UNC

Though he's beginning his college career as a walk-on, North Carolina expects Mats Pokela to provide depth at punter this season. Pokela, 6-foot, 195-pounder, played prep ball at Baylor School, a boarding school in Chattanooga, Tenn. However, he and his family reside in Greensboro. Last week, he had accepted a preferred walk-on opportunity from UNC. (Inside Carolina)

RB Patrick Garwo discusses UNC, Boston College, Syracuse

With a Boston College visit last weekend and a trip to North Carolina this weekend, Fairless Hills (Pa.) running back Patrick Garwo is seeing schools high on his list. Add in a recent trip to Syracuse, and Garwo is getting a feel for the schools pursuing him the hardest. This weekend's visit to UNC is important given the amount of time the Tar Heels are spending in recruiting him. (247 Sports)

4-star defensive lineman Hakeem Beamon de-commits from North Carolina

Hakeem Beamon hasn't been shy about taking visits since he committed to UNC in June 2017 but the Rivals250 defensive end from Chesterfield (Va.) announced his decommitment Monday and has a short list of top contenders. "Decommitting has been on my mind a long time. Ohio State, Alabama, Clemson, and South Carolina are my top four right now." (Rivals.com)

UNC Football Recruiting: Jalen Nixon Discusses Decision To Walk On

Class of 2018 athlete Jalen Niixon of A.L. Brown High School in Kannapolis, NC, accepted a walk-on opportunity to play college football next year at North Carolina. Nixon was ecstatic to make the decision public that he will be a Tar Heel and can’t wait to get things going. Well under the radar for a lot of FBS programs, Nixon explained to THI how this union came about. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Why 5-star Quavaris Crouch is so special

College coaches covet Quavaris Crouch because of his ability to be a difference-maker on either side of the ball. As a junior, Crouch racked up 3,142 rushing yards and 31 touchdowns in helping lead Charlotte (N.C.) Harding University to a 4-A state championship. It was the school’s first title since 1953 and Crouch was the game’s Most Valuable Player. (247 Sports)

UNC Football Recruiting: Weekly Offer Sheet

North Carolina's football staff handed out nine scholarship offers over the last week, with seven of the prospects coming from the class of 2019 and one each for the classes of 2020 and 2021. Here are the nine football recruits who received offers from the Tar Heels: (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Rivals250 DT Joshua Harris discusses UNC, UGA, UVA, & VT visits

Rivals250 defensive tackle Joshua Harris has taken advantage of some free time and made sure he sees as many schools as he can. Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia, and Virginia Tech recently hosted the Roxboro (N.C.) Person star. Duke will get him on campus this weekend and a visit to Tennessee is in the works for some time in the next few weeks. (Rivals.com)

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Top UNC Football Recruits
RecruitClassRating
Giovanni Biggers2019 S
Storm Duck2019 CB
Josh Henderson2019 RB
Kenan Johnson2019 CB
Kamari Morales2019 TE
Coleman Reich2019 S
Emery Simmons2019 WR
Allen Smith2019 LB
Welton Spottsville2019 WR
Drew Little2019 DS

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