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Rivals.com Top ACC-Footballl Recruiters

Chris Kapilovic, North Carolina: The foundation of any football team starts on the offensive and defensive lines, and Kapilovic did an excellent job of recruiting players who fit his system. He was responsible for a trio of three-star recruits on the offensive line, Lucas Crowley, Brad Henson and R.J. Prince. He was one of the main men responsible for recruiting the back who will be running behind them for the next four years in four-star T.J. Logan. (Rivals.com)

In-state football recruiting still a problem for North Carolina schools

On Wednesday I covered my seventh National Signing Day here at WRAL and HighSchoolOT.com, and two of the biggest talking points have never changed. Why don't we have the level of talent other states have? And why doesn't the talent that is here stay here for college? The first question is one that I laugh at. There is talent in this state, a lot of it actually. (High School OT)

Coastal Division signing day recap

North Carolina - Needs filled: The Tar Heels picked up some talented players on defense, a huge need. The top two players in the class, in fact, are defenders -- ESPN 300 prospects Brian Walker and Greg Webb. UNC also got a quarterback in the fold, another area of need should Marquise Williams not return. Holes remaining: UNC lost a couple of prospects late -- including three-star safety Korrin Wiggins, who switched to Clemson on signing day. (ESPN.com)

Video: UNC Signee Ryan Switzer Gives Back to His Community

Ryan Switzer, one of UNC's most prominent signees of the 2013 football recruiting class, is not only an impact player on the field, he has a tremendous impact off the field as well, giving back to his hometown through his work with special needs members of his community. Read More...

Coastal Division Signee Lists

The fax machines have finally gone silent. Time to assess things in the ACC’s Coastal Division. Here’s how the ACC’s Coastal Division recruiting classes are ranked as of 9 p.m. on Wednesday: Virginia Tech No. 13, Miami No. 19, UNC No. 28, Virginia No. 29, Pitt No. 32, Duke No. 78, Georgia Tech No. 79 (ACC Sports Journal)

2014 DE Da'Shawn Hand drops UNC from new top 5

North Carolina was among his finalists when he announced his top five earlier, but was dropped in favor for Florida after the Tar Heels lost defensive line coach Deke Adams to South Carolina. The reason Florida is now in the top 5? They hired former Gamecocks defensive line coach Brad Lawing. (Rant Sports)

NCAA rule changes could spark state of recruiting chaos

Last weekend at their convention in Grapevine, Texas, the NCAA Board of Directors approved a long-awaited package of "common sense" rulebook revisions. Most notably, they eliminated longstanding restrictions on the way coaches can contact recruits -- no more improper phone calls, illegal text messages, dead periods or quiet periods. (Sports Illustrated)

Fieulleteau, Logan lead UNC's in-state class

High school football players from the state of North Carolina make up seven of the 17 signees for the University of North Carolina. In-state recruits for the Tar Heels include Jordan Fieulleteau (Wakefield), Khris Francis (Hillside), Nazair Jones (Roanoke Rapids), Desmond Lawrence (Charlotte Christian), T.J. Logan (Northern Guilford), R.J. Prince (Albemarle), and Brian Walker (Mallard Creek). (High School OT)

UNC awaits official football commitments Wednesday

One of North Carolina coach Larry Fedora’s biggest priorities in recruiting was convincing the top talent in the Tar Heel State to attend UNC. The results are mixed heading into today’s national signing day, which marks the first time that high school seniors can sign a National Letter of Intent to play college football. Of the seven players from North Carolina on Rivals’ Top 250 national list, just one is expected to sign with the Tar Heels — running back T.J. Logan of Greensboro. (Durham Herald-Sun)

One final ACC football recruiting update

Signing Day is now hours away, so let's take one final look at where things stand among ACC teams before the madness begins. The latest ESPN Top 40 class rankings: No. 10 Florida State, No. 15 Clemson, No. 16 Virginia Tech, No. 18 North Carolina, No. 23 Miami, No. 33 Virginia. Miami is the only team that has made a recent move, up one spot. Everybody else is holding steady. But all this could all change Wednesday when undecided players begin announcing. (ESPN.com)

DT Demetri McGill to sign with East Carolina

Ocean Lakes coach Chris Scott confirmed that defensive lineman Demetri McGill will sign with East Carolina and wide receiver Andre Dessenberg will sign with Towson University. (Virginian-Pilot)

Video: Mitch Trubisky Wins Local High School Athlete of the Year Award

Mitch Trubisky has already graduated from Mentor High School and he's still winning awards. Trubisky was named the High School Athlete of the Year at the 2012 Greater Cleveland Sports Awards in Cleveland Thursday night. (Patch.com)

ACC Football Recruiting Links: N.C. State, North Carolina and Pittsburgh

After first committing to South Florida, defensive end Mikey Bart decided that he would be better off with the Tar Heels. After visiting North Carolina in July, offensive lineman Lucas Crowley declined offers from four SEC schools and committed to the Tar Heels. Wide receiver Jordan Fieulleteau and running back T.J. Logan were recently named to the Parade All-American football team. (ACC Sports Journal)

DT Jarran Reed down to Alabama, Florida

But it turns out that the Rebels also lost a four-star prospect. Rivals.com’s Andrew Bone reports that East Mississippi defensive tackle Jarran Reed is no longer committed to Ole Miss, and will choose between Alabama and Florida on National Signing Day. (Jackson Clarion-Ledger)

DE Carl Lawson reaffirms commitment to Auburn

Five-star defensive end Carl Lawson is sticking with Auburn after taking his official visit to the Tigers this weekend. "This will successfully end my recruitment I am an Auburn Tiger. No questions will be answered no calls will be accepted," he tweeted. (AL.com)

Top UNC Football Recruits
Kyree Campbell2016 DE
Chazz Surratt2016 QB
Jonah Melton2017 OG
Tyler Smith2017 WR
Korey Banks2016 ATH
Jordon Brown2016 RB
Logan Byrd2016 QB
Nolan DeFranco2016 DE
Marlon Dunlap2016 DT
Luke Elder2016 OT

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