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Transfer linebacker J.B. Copeland good to go, admitted to UNC

Junior College transfer J.B. Copeland informed CarolinaBlue on Wednesday that he has been admitted to North Carolina and is set to report on January 8th. The 6-3, 225-pound outside linebacker played one season at New Mexico State before transferring to Navarro Junior College. Copeland was considered a tentative commit until all his paperwork and application went through. (Carolina Blue)

How UNC's football commitments fared at the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas

The Tar Heels had four commits in the game and defensive end Marlon Dunlap made up for a lackluster week of practice with an excellent showing in the game...Linebacker commit Jonathan Smith finished the game with three tackles while running back Jordon Brown averaged more than seven yards per touch. Tight end Garrett Walston finished the game with one catch for seven yards and also did a nice job as a blocker. (Rivals.com)

JuCo LB J.B. Copeland Signs with UNC

JuCo linebacker J.B. Copeland signed a National Letter of Intent with North Carolina Wednesday morning. “I’m really, really excited to finally sign and get that under my belt,” Copeland told IC shortly after sending his NLI to UNC. “I’m really excited to get up there in January. I’m very honored by the opportunity and excited about the situation that I’m going into.” (Inside Carolina)

Video: Breaking Down UNC's Football Recruiting Class

National Recruiting Analyst Brian Dohn joins the Scout Recruiting Show to breakdown the North Carolina Tar Heels' recruiting class including the top players already committed and the top targets still left on the board. Who are the top commitments that North Carolina already has? Read More...

Dexter Lawrence commits to Clemson

Clemson landed its highest-rated prospect for the 2016 class Monday afternoon in five-star Wake Forest (N.C.) defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence. Lawrence announced the decision at his high school, picking the Tigers over hometown NC State, Alabama and more top programs. He visited NC State as recently as last weekend. (Anderson Independent Mail)

Logan Byrd ready to start college career at North Carolina

UNC quarterback commit Logan Byrd had a signing ceremony Thursday in the school cafeteria on his next-to-last-day of class at Veterans, beginning a whirlwind month that will take him from Houston County to Los Angeles to Chapel Hill, North Carolina. "It's crazy," Byrd said. "The rest of my friends are going to still be in high school and I'll be seven hours away doing my own thing." (Macon Telegraph)

Linebacker Jonathan Smith signs LOI to UNC

Senior linebacker Jonathan Smith announced his pledge to the UNC in August before Scotland’s first regular season game, but left the door to his commitment slightly ajar in case he experienced second thoughts. The 6-1, 230-pounder slammed that door shut Wednesday during a signing ceremony at Scotland Motors in Laurinburg, inking his National Letter of Intent to join the Tar Heels. (Laurinburg Exchange)

Chazz Surratt a finalist for Parade national player of year

East Lincoln quarterback Chazz Surratt is among 10 finalists for the Parade Magazine All-America team national player of the year. Surratt has 16,593 career offensive yards, breaking the 13-year-old record of 16,590 set by former Independence quarterback Chris Leak. Surratt ends his career with 10,770 passing yards and 136 touchdowns. (Charlotte Observer)

WR Rontavius Groves commits to North Carolina

Speedy class of 2016 wide receiver Rontavius Groves (Nashville, TN/Pearl Cohn) committed to the Tar Heels on Saturday. A 5-11, 175-pound recruit, Groves is being targeted by UNC for the A-Back position, similar to what Ryan Switzer now plays for the Tar Heels. "I decided to choose UNC because I'd have a great possibility at starting very early," Groves said. (247 Sports)

Video: Myles Dorn's UNC Announcement

Myles Dorn had a unique idea for his commitment announcement on Friday. Dorn and his family set up on the Vance High School gymnasium floor at halftime of the basketball game and right before he was about to state his choice, he stopped. And his family distributed shirts to the crowd. The shirts disclosed the decision: he'd chosen the Tar Heels. Watch the moment: (Inside Carolina)

DB Recruit Myles Dorn Commits to UNC

Myles Dorn will follow in his father’s footsteps after all. During halftime of Vance High’s basketball game on Friday, Dorn told the crowd that he would continue his football career at North Carolina – just as his father did three decades earlier. Dorn, a 6-foot-1, 175-pound athlete, selected UNC over finalists Clemson, NC State, Ohio State, and West Virginia. (Inside Carolina)

Video: 2016 DE Commit Tomon Fox Senior Season Highlights

Senior season highlights from 2016 3-star defensive end and North Carolina commit Tomon Fox (6-3, 230, Suwanee, Ga.): Read More...

JuCo LB J.B. Copeland's UNC Commitment Pending

J.B. Copeland announced on Twitter on Thursday morning that he had committed to North Carolina moments after speaking with UNC assistant coach John "J.P." Papuchis, though one hurdle remains before making it official. "They offered me two or three days ago officially and I have an official visit Dec. 11," said the 6-foot-3, 225-pound linebacker at Navarro College. (Inside Carolina)

Chazz Surratt named N.C. Gatorade Player of the Year

Tar Heel quarterback commit Chazz Surratt has been named the North Carolina Gatorade Player of the Year. Surratt, a 6-3, 215-pound signal-caller, pledged to UNC on June 26th after flipping his commitment from Duke. A basketball standout as well, Surratt plans to walk-on with Roy Williams' Tar Heels while at UNC. He has maintained a 4.75 weighted GPA during his high school career. (Carolina Blue)

Chazz Surratt reflects on record-setting career

East Lincoln quarterback Chazz Surratt began his high school career as a receiver with 123 receiving yards and a touchdown on Aug. 17, 2012. The Mustangs went 16-0 that season en route to their first state title in school history. In between that game and his last, Surratt accumulated 16,593 total yards and accounted for 229 total touchdowns, both of which now stand as state records. (Lincoln Times-News)

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