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WR Marquez North cancels official visit to Clemson

On the same day that leading receiver DeAndre Hopkins announced he was turning pro, and less than a week after losing two Class of 2013 receiver commitments on the same day, the Tigers’ top remaining recruiting target at the position, Marquez North of Mallard Creek High School in Charlotte, N.C., cancelled an official visit to Clemson that had been scheduled for this weekend. (Greenville News)

WR Marquez North to announce college choice February 6, National Signing Day

Mallard Creek All-American receiver Marquez North will announce his college decision on national college signing day next month, his father told the Observer. North, the top recruit in the Carolinas, will announce his choice during a Feb. 6 news conference at the school, when all of Mallard Creek’s football players will be signing their letters of intent. (Charlotte Observer)

TJ Logan makes 2nd team MaxPreps All-American Football Team

Logan was the AP Player of the Year. He guided Northern Guilford to a 15-0 record by carrying 293 times for 3,146 yards and 47 touchdowns. (Max Preps)

Jordan Fieulleteau named to 2012 MaxPreps All-American Football Team

Wakefield High School wide receiver Jordan Fieulleteau was named a MaxPreps First Team All-American on Wednesday. Fieulleteau, a North Carolina recruit, caught 111 passes for 1,600 yards and 24 touchdowns last season for the Wolverines, helping the team to an 11-2 overall record and an appearance in the second round of the state playoffs. (High School OT)

5-star DE Da'Shawn Hand lists UNC in top-5

As signing day approaches for the 2013 class, a 2014 standout made headlines on Tuesday when he announced his top five. ESPN Watch List defensive end Da’Shawn Hand (Woodbridge, Va./Woodbridge), considered by many to be No. 1 player in next year’s class, released his top five via Twitter. The group included Alabama, Michigan, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia Tech. “The reason why they’re my top five is I love all the coaching staffs,” Hand said. (ESPN.com)

Marquez North: Highlights, Scouting Report for 4-Star Recruit

4-star wide receiver Marquez North has the prototypical size and speed to be a force in college football, perhaps even as a freshman in 2013. At 6'4", 212 pounds, North—who hails from Mallard Creek High School (Charlotte, N.C.)—has captured the attention of many major college programs. (Bleacher Report)

Ohio Mr. Football Mitch Trubisky, graduating early from Mentor, has own UNC signing day

The state’s best high school football player, Mitch Trubisky, wore a Tarheel hat proudly Friday as he gets set to leave Ohio and head south to Chapel Hill. Mentor held a mock signing day for the quarterback who is graduating a month before National Signing Day in February. (News Net 5)

Video: Ryan Switzer catches game-winning touchdown pass in Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl

UNC wide-receiver commit Ryan Switzer catches the game-winning touchdown pass from Missouri quarterback commit Eddie Printz with six seconds remaining to give the East team a 17-14 win over the West in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl Friday night: View Video...

ACC Football Commitment Lists: Coastal Division, Jan. 3

There’s been plenty of action on the recruiting trail since our last update. Check out who’s committing and who’s retracting their commitments. North Carolina - The Tar Heels stole versatile offensive lineman Brad Henson from Coastal Division rival Virginia, but lost four-star defensive tackle commit Jarran Reed to Mississippi. (ACC Sports Journal)

Ryan Switzer a matchup nightmare at Semper Fi All-American Bowl Practice

Day two at the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl saw an increased comfort level and an increase in pace and speed but many of the same names that stuck out on the first day of action found their way to the top on day two as well. Ryan Switzer – a commit to North Carolina – was excelling in his typical role as a slot matchup nightmare. He worked the underneath zones to perfection and he was very difficult to defend in man coverage. Switzer may have led the practice in receptions on the day. (Carolina Blue)

Recruits like DT Greg Webb can take initiative in process

Sicklerville (N.J.) Timber Creek defensive tackle Greg Webb said he wouldn't have ended up at North Carolina had he not made himself available to the program. "I didn't have any help with my recruiting when I was a freshman or a sophomore," he said. "I was balling, but I was short and no one wanted to help me and no one wanted to recruit me. It made me hungry, and I got my tape out there and got my name out there to show what I could do." (Rivals.com)

WR Marquez North Selected to US Army All-American Bowl

North Carolina target wide receiver Marquez North has been selected to play in the US Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio, Texas on January 5th. North is the top prospect in the state of North Carolina and is the highest rated prospect among UNC's outstanding offers. North has had his list narrowed down to the Tennessee Volunteers and Tar Heels since early November. (Keeping It Heel)

QB Mitch Trubisky officially moving on to UNC

Last Friday was a unique day for Mitch Trubisky. When the senior quarterback from Mentor walked out of school that afternoon for Christmas break, it marked the last time he exited the building as a student of the school. The next time Trubisky sits down in a classroom, it will be Jan. 9, the first day of spring semester classes at the University of North Carolina. (News-Herald)

Marquez North Still Pondering College Decision

Wide receiver Marquez North of Mallard Creek is one of the nations top WR prospects at one time had over 20 scholarship offers from programs vying for his services is now down to Tennessee and North Carolina. North was on hand at Kenan Stadium and watched the Heels run over Elon Pheonix in the season opener (Keeping It Heel)

Ryan Switzer wins second Kennedy Award

The West Virginia Sports Writers Association announced today that Ryan Switzer has won the Kennedy Award for the second consecutive year, putting him among the ranks of five other two-time Kennedy winners in the 67-year history of the award. "I really didn't know. I had no idea, and honestly started to wonder," Switzer said about winning the Kennedy a second time. "With me being hurt, I thought maybe someone else might have won it. I'm kind of speechless." (Parkersburg News & Sentinel)

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