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2015 5-star CB Tavarus McFadden offered by UNC

2015 cornerback Tavarus McFadden, a 247Sports Composite five-star, was offered by the North Carolina Tar Heels today. The Fort Lauderdale native is 6-foot-3, 198-pounds and holds offers from most major programs in the country. According to the 247Sports Composite rankings McFadden is the No. 33 player in the nation, the No. 5 cornerback, and the No. 8 player in the state of Florida. (Carolina Blue)

2015 CB Rashard Causey offered by UNC

2015 cornerback Rashard Causey (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla./St. Thomas Aquinas) was offered by North Carolina on Thursday. Causey has been committed to Florida Atlantic since April 18, 2013. Schools such as Clemson, Louisville, Miami, Michigan, Notre Dame, Penn State, South Carolina, Tennessee and UCLA have been in the picture at one point or another. His most recent offer came from Duke on May 20. Causey is a three-star prospect (Carolina Blue)

UNC makes the cut for OL Brian Chaffin

247Sports Composite four-star offensive lineman Brian Chaffin released his top four Wednesday evening. The 6-foot-2, 280-pound center from Charlotte Christian narrowed his choices down to Duke, N.C. State, Stanford, and North Carolina. Chaffin visited UNC last weekend and is planning a visit to Stanford in early June. He will verbally commit at the end of June. (Carolina Blue)

ACC Football Recruiting Scorecard

North Carolina - Current commitments: 9; Spotlight: The Tar Heels have landed the nation’s No. 3 tight end in ESPN 300 prospect Carl Tucker, a four-star recruit and the nation's No. 260 overall player. They have landed two other four-star prospects: No. 31 offensive tackle Mason Veal and No. 22 safety Ronnie Harrison; ESPN 300 commitments: 1 (ESPN.com)

DT Aaron Crawford commits to UNC

North Carolina has received a verbal commitment from Ashburn (Va.) Stone Bridge three-star defensive tackle Aaron Crawford. The 6-2, 290-pounder chose the Tar Heels over Boston College, Duke, Maryland, Virginia and many others. Per the 247Sports Composite Rankings, Crawford is the No. 54 defensive tackle in the country and the No. 33 prospect in Virginia. (Carolina Blue)

2016 UNC commit Antonio Williams tweets his loyalty to UNC

2016 running back and UNC commit Antonio Williams sent out a couple tweets recently pledging his loyalty to the University of North Carolina. The North Stanley (New London, North Carolina) rising junior has gained interest from a number of schools recently. He plans on visiting LSU, Auburn, and Tennessee this summer with a high school teammate and said in a recent 247Sports interview he talks with coaches from Michigan and Clemson. (Carolina Blue)

UNC offers 2015 OL Tommy Hatton

2015 center Tommy Hatton received an offer from UNC on Monday, the prospect announced on twitter. The Montvale, New Jersey native is a rated as a four-star by 247Sports. Hatton is 6-foot-3 and 280-pounds. Another 2015 center prospect, Brian Chaffin, took an unofficial visit to Chapel Hill this past weekend. (Carolina Blue)

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)

Top UNC Football Recruits
Jake Lawler2017 WDE
Jonah Melton2017 OG
Tre' Shaw2017 CB
Brian Anderson2017 OG
Michael Carter2017 RB
J.T. Cauthen2017 WR
Jeremiah Gemmel2017 OLB
Traivon Leonard2017 CB
Marcus McKethan2017 OT
Jordon Riley2017 DT

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