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The 8 college football teams whose stocks were most boosted by The Opening

Based partly on our All-Opening Team, assembled by our two people who were at the whole camp, here are the eight-ish teams who enjoyed the weekend the most. North Carolina: The Heels gained one of the camp's two new commitments: All-Opening WR Jordyn Adams, a two-sport star who went viral in a sport he doesn't even play. (SB Nation)

4-Star Maryland LB Wants To Visit Chapel Hill Again

Shane Lee, a 4-star linebacker from Baltimore, MD, released a list of 18 schools in late May. Among those schools was North Carolina, along with Notre Dame, Clemson, Alabama, Ohio State, LSU and many others, all of which have extended him an offer. As for the Tar Heels, the class of 2019 star from St. Frances has been to Chapel Hill and really enjoyed the experience. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

4-Star RB Leddie Brown Still High On UNC After Florida Visit

THI caught up with 4-star running back and West Virginia commit Leddie Brown following his visit to Florida this weekend for its Friday Night Lights event. Brown was impressed with what he saw in his first visit to UF, so much that he left having the Gators now No. 2 in his pecking order following West Virginia. But the Tar Heels aren't far behind though. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

LB Dax Hollifield discusses top five, official visits, & more

News regarding Rivals250 linebacker Dax Hollifield has been trickling out over the last few weeks. The Shelby, N.C. went in depth on his recruitment, including his top five and which schools will get official visits. "Right I'm trying to figure out my official visits. It would be Stanford, Florida State, Virginia Tech, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Right now those are my top five." (Rivals.com)

Where Have All the Deions Gone? (Featuring Jordyn Adams)

Looking into the crystal ball of potential dual-sport revolutionaries, there is but one young man in the high school class of 2018 carrying the expectation of stardom in both football and baseball, with the stated desire to pursue both at the next level. Jordyn Adams, of Cary, N.C., committed in early July to play both sports at UNC, where his father is the defensive line coach. (Sports Illustrated)

Video: Jordyn Adams Spotlight from The Opening

North Carolina 5-star wide receiver commit, Jordyn Adams, is featured in this spotlight video from Nike's recent The Opening event in Beaverton, Oregon. Adams is also a tremendous baseball player and will suit up on the diamond for the Tar Heels as well. View Video...

Jordyn Adams pulls off rare All-American double in football and baseball

UNC commit Jordyn Adams is a rare two-sport All-American. After returning from The Opening in Oregon, he was named to the Under Armour All-America Baseball Game on July 29 at Wrigley Field. Adams hit .494 in 24 games this season for Green Hope with 26 runs and 26 stolen bases. Football and baseball aren’t the extent of Adams’ ability. You might remember that dunk that went viral. (USA Today)

UNC WR Commit Jordyn Adams Earns 5th Star

Jordyn Adams – 247Sports is going hard against the grain of the rest of the industry with Adams' ranking as the No. 9 player in the country but we're not even that nervous about the move. The North Carolina commit is so fluid, so smooth, so polished as a receiver and yet he doesn't even play the position full-time. (247 Sports)

Tyler Shough “A Sponge” At The Opening

Quarterback Tyler Shough’s ascension in the national spotlight came quickly, and he continues to impress. After picking up offers from Power 5 programs like Michigan, South Carolina, Cal, Indiana and Florida State, Shough committed to North Carolina. In the meantime, he stood toe-to-toe with some of the nation’s best quarterbacks at the Elite 11 Finals last month. All he did was thrive. (Sports 360 Arizona)

UNC recruiting: 2018 Football class climbs rankings

The Tar Heels currently have 11 prospects signed to their 2018 class with the latest being wide receiver Jordyn Adams. Adams along with in-state linebacker Payton Wilson highlights UNC’s early class giving them plenty of talent already. The Tar Heels have five four-star recruits and both Adams and Wilson have the potential to earn a fifth star. (Keeping It Heel)

Breaking down the Elite 11 quarterbacks

Tyler Shough - LSU graduate transfer Brandon Harris is stopgap filler for the hole left by Mitch Trubisky’s jump to the NFL this spring. Shough is a product of UNC’s efforts to build a deep quarterback rotation capable of holding up in the ACC over the long run. Getting Shough to say yes was no small thing; Alabama, Florida State and Michigan are among the programs that offered him a scholarship. (Sports Illustrated)

UNC WR Commit Beau Corrales Among Top Austin, Texas High School Athletes

10. Beau Corrales, Senior., Georgetown: In 2016, Corrales topped Austin-area wide receivers with 90 catches for 1,158 yards and 14 touchdowns to help Georgetown to an 8-3 record. A North Carolina signee, he also played basketball for the Eagles and was a second-team all-district honoree this past season. (Austin American-Statesman)

UNC football commit Jayden Curry tranferring to IMG Academy

Class of 2019 UNC cornerback commit Jayden Curry has decided to transfer for his final two high school seasons. Curry will move from Bayside High School in Virginia Beach, Va. to IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. The 5-11, 175-pound corner committed to North Carolina on June 20, just days after he visited UNC for the Freak Show elite prospect camp. (Carolina Blue)

Chansky’s Notebook: Maybe The Ceiling Is The Roof

The idea of putting the Jumpman logo – Michael Jordan’s silhouette stretching for the sky – on a football jersey or cleat seemed a little far-fetched, but the power of that brand apparently reaches beyond age and sport limitation. Larry Fedora is lining up his most athletic recruiting class for the fall of 2018, highlighted by a pair of in-state receivers who will be double-trouble on opposite flanks. (Chapelboro.com)

Photo: Jordyn Adams Meets Odell Beckham, Jr. at The Opening

Recent North Carolina 4-star wide receiver commit Jordyn Adams poses with NFL all-pro receiver and Tar Heel fan Odell Beckham, Jr. at The Opening event in Beaverton, Oregon. OBJ is a self-proclaimed UNC fan and was on hand to watch the Tar Heels with the national basketball championship in April. Read More...

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Top UNC Football Recruits
RecruitClassRating
Jordyn Adams2018 WR
Dyami Brown2018 ATH
Avery Jones2018 OT
Payton Wilson2018 OLB
Chris Collins2018 DE
DeAndre Hollins2018 CB
Trey Morrison2018 CB
Bryson Richardson2018 S
Jace Ruder2018 QB
Javon Terry2018 S

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