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Podcast: Discussing UNC's 2019 Football Recruits

Inside Carolina's Don Callahan looks ahead to North Carolina's 2019 football recruiting class, and discusses who the top players might be with recruiting scout Jason Pughe. (Audioboom)

UNC Football Recruiting: A look at where Tar Heels stand for future classes

Coming off a disappointing season in which the Tar Heels went 3-9 and 1-7 in ACC play. Larry Fedora’s 2018 recruiting class is a big one for the future of the program as they have to turn things around quickly and there are a few players who can do that. The Tar Heels are now on to 2019 and have already launched their campaign with the hashtag #TakeFl19ght. (Keeping It Heel)

UNC football recruiting: Attention turns to top in-state talent for 2019

In the Class of 2018, the Tar Heels landed six in-state prospects, including four of the state’s top 16 players. That list included 4-star receivers Jordyn Adams and Dyami Brown, as well as 4-star guard Avery Jones and 3-star running back Devon Lawrence. It’s all but certain that North Carolina will pick up more of the state’s top prospects before February 2019. (DieHards.com)

"Down East" talent abundant in football Class of 2019

Eleven players from North Carolina's “Down East? high schools have received scholarship offers from FBS programs already. Powerhouse Havelock High has three FBS recruits on its roster. Anthony Harris is a big-play maker at safety. Clemson, ECU, N.C. State, UNC, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest are among schools trying to land him. (Fayetteville Observer)

NC football coaches make landing in-state recruits a priority

North Carolina coach Larry Fedora’s local haul included No. 2-rated wide receiver Jordyn Adams of Green Hope, the son of Tar Heels defensive line coach Deke Adams; No. 9 Avery Jones, an offensive guard from Havelock; and a a pair of top 25 recruits — “athlete” Dyami Brown of West Mecklenburg (No. 13) and running back Devon Lawrence of Wake Forest (No. 22). (North State Journal)

Podcast: Football Signing Day Recap, Impact Freshmen

Inside Carolina recruiting expert Don Callahan reviews North Carolina's 2018 football recruiting class and looks ahead to which incoming freshmen could have the biggest impact on the field for the Tar Heels during the 2018-2019 season. (Audioboom)

Signing Day Superlatives for the ACC: Surprise Class - UNC

How about North Carolina finishing top five in the Atlantic Coast Conference football recruiting rankings? The Tar Heels finished strong outside of state lines, particularly in Florida with four-star wide receiver Antoine Green and Apopka duo Williams Barnes and Ed Montilus on the offensive line. They splashed in Alabama with former Tennessee linebacker pledge Matt Flint. (Carolina Blue)

Extra Points: National Signing Day, Take Two

William Barnes and Ed Montilus cast their lots with UNC Wednesday on National Signing Day. They were two of seven players who signed and add to the overall 2018 signing class that includes 14 players who signed on the early signing day on Dec. 20. In this latest group were three offensive linemen, one receiver, one cornerback, one linebacker and one defensive end. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Adds Seven Football Players To Complete 2018 Signing Class

North Carolina head football coach Larry Fedora signed seven prospective football student-athletics to National Letters of Intent Wednesday on National Signing Day. Combined with the 14 who signed in December during the early signing period, Fedora has added 21 prospects for next fall. The total class features 11 players on offense and 10 on defense. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Lands Third Four-Star WR in Antoine Green

North Carolina is in need of playmakers at receiver. After signing a pair of four-star wideouts in December, Antoine Green, another four-star recruit, picked UNC on Signing Day. Green, a 6-foot-3, 185-pounder, made his commitment during a Signing Day function at Rockledge High on Wednesday. UNC beat out Florida State, Georgia, Ole Miss, and Tennessee. (Inside Carolina)

Defensive Lineman Gavin Lewis Commits to UNC

At Bob Jones High School on Wednesday, Gavin Lewis chose North Carolina over UCLA. Lewis, a 6-foot-4, 275-pound defensive lineman, took official visits to both schools. Lewis also held scholarship offers from Colorado, Iowa State, Kentucky, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, and Purdue. UNC began recruiting Lewis when Tommy Thigpen joined UNC's staff in January. (Inside Carolina)

Ed Montilus, William Barnes Commit to UNC

UNC snuck into the Sunshine State and swiped William Barnes and Ed Montilus on Signing Day. The offensive linemen are products of Apopka High, 100 miles from the University of Florida. Barnes, a 6-foot-4, 320-pound offensive tackle, and Montilus, a 6-foot-3, 305-pound guard, selected UNC during a Signing Day ceremony on Wednesday at their school. (Inside Carolina)

Dax Hollifield Picks Virginia Tech on National Signing Day

Virginia Tech received good news on National Signing Day, Dax Hollifield announced his decision to commit and sign with the Hokies. The consensus four-star recruit from Shelby, N.C. holds 20 scholarship offers, almost exclusively from Power 5 programs. Virginia Tech beat out a laundry list of notable programs, including Clemson, UNC, Stanford and South Carolina. (Tech Sideline)

UNC National Signing Day Preview 2018

UNC has six players from the 2018 class already enrolled, nine more signed, and two more are verbally committed. The Tar Heels will look to land more recruits Wednesday, the first day of the 2018 February signing period. Unlike most years, UNC will enter Wednesday morning deeply entrenched in many high profile recruitments and Signing Day announcements. (Inside Carolina)

UNC Football: 2018 Signing Day Primer

Tomorrow, North Carolina football may see the first signs of the tide finally turning. As UNC heads into the second signing day on Wednesday, the Tar Heels have 17 commitments who are either signed, enrolled, verbally committed, or some combination. That leaves eight open scholarships for recruits. Here is who's left as the main targets for UNC. (Tar Heel Blog)

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Top UNC Football Recruits
RecruitClassRating
William Barnes2018 OL
Dyami Brown2018 WR
Antoine Green2018 WR
Avery Jones2018 OT
Jace Ruder2018 QB
Chris Collins2018 DE
Joshua Ezeudu2018 OL
Matthew Flint2018 LB
Cade Fortin2018 QB
DeAndre Hollins2018 CB

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