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2016 LB Jaquan Yulee posts picture of UNC mail, visiting Saturday

North Carolina is making sure class of 2016 inside linebacker Jaquan Yulee is feeling the love. In a picture that Yulee posted from his personal twitter account, it is obvious that the Tar Heels have prioritized the Chesapeake (VA) native in the 2016 recruiting cycle. (Carolina Blue)

DE Jalen Dalton to visit UNC this weekend

Class of 2015 defensive end Jalen Dalton's 247Sports Crystal Ball was 100% UNC throughout the spring and summer. Starting today, September 30th, there has been a run in Virginia Tech projections for the four-star recruit. Dalton's Crystal Ball currently stands at 73% North Carolina and 27% Virginia Tech. Dalton visited Virginia Tech on September 20th for the Hokies loss to Georgia Tech. The West Forsyth (NC) senior is expected to take an official visit to UNC this weekend as the Tar Heels face the Hokies. (Carolina Blue)

UNC In 2016 WR Divine Deablo's Top Four

Divine Deablo’s stock continues to rise. Over the past several months, offers have continued to pile up. ”My most recent offer was Ohio State,” said the 6-foot-3, 195-pound Devine. “It means a lot to me and I just like Ohio State. (Scout.com)

Weekend Football Recruit Scoreboard

Wake Forest running back Bryce Love scored three rushing touchdowns (5, 31, 50 yards), plus another on a 56-yard reception. He rushed for 151 yards on 12 carries in a 60-20 defeat of Broughton. Butler quarterback Anthony Ratliff-Williams completed 8-of-11 passes for 191 yards and four touchdowns. He also rushed for 46 yards and a touchdown on three carries in a 66-0 win over Garinger. See how other UNC football recruits fared in this week's edition of the Weekend Football Recruit Scoreboard (Inside Carolina)

Shy Tuttle to Vols continues raid on North Carolina

If North Carolina is going to get back on track under head coach Larry Fedora, it's going to need to start protecting its own borders better. On Friday, Shy Tuttle, the No. 1 player in the state according to 247Sports Composite, committed to Tennessee over North Carolina. The decision is a continuation of a growing trend of top North Carolina talent heading elsewhere to play in college. (Carolina Blue)

DT Shy Tuttle Commits to Tennessee

Defensive tackle Shy Tuttle (Lexington, N.C./North Davidson) verbally committed to Tennessee at a press conference at his high school Friday. Tuttle said he chose the Volunteers over North Carolina and North Carolina State because he felt comfortable there. “I like the atmosphere,” Tuttle said of Tennessee. “I have a good relationship with the coaches.” (GoVols247)

CB Javarius Davis decommits from UNC

In a move long expected, Jacksonville (Fla.) Ed White athlete Javarius Davis officially backed off his pledge to North Carolina. The 5-foot-9, 180-pound speedster had been wavering on his commitment for several weeks now with several unofficial visits to Florida recently and planning official visits to Southern California, Michigan and others. The 247Sports Crystal Ball currently has the Gators with 82-percent of the predictions for the three-star prospect. (Carolina Blue)

Shy Tuttle will decide Friday

Shy Tuttle will make his college decision this Friday. The 2015 four-star North Davidson defensive tackle gave Scout.com the latest. He will choose between North Carolina, North Carolina State and Tennessee. ”I’ve been in contact with all three schools a lot and it’s going to be really tough,” said the 6-foot-2, 312-pound Tuttle. “I’m pretty excited, though. It’s a big step in my life. They all have good things to offer and you don’t want to tell a school no, but you have to." (Inside Carolina)

Athlete of the Week: West Forsyth's Jalen Dalton (video)

In tonight's Athlete of the Week, Sports Director Kenny Beck introduces us to one of the most sought after players in the state. (WXII)

Weekend Football Recruit Scoreboard

UNC quarterback commit Anthony Ratliff-Williams scored on a 48-yard QB keeper on his team's first play first scrimmage and on a 7-yard run on the team's final play from scrimmage in overtime. He completed 10-of-19 passes for 132 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the first half as his Butler squad lost to Richmond County 55-54. See how the rest of UNC's football recruits fared in this week's edition of Weekend Recruit Scoreboard. (Inside Carolina)

Tommy Hatton took a blue collar approach to becoming an Under Armour All-American

Tommy Hatton, St. Joseph Regional (Montvale, N.J.) offensive guard and Under Armour All-American, has come a long way since his freshman year. “I came to high school thinking wrestling was going to be my future,” said Hatton, a 6-2, 280-pound North Carolina commit. “I worked hard all throughout high school, working on strength and my craft. All I was hearing until after my junior year was I wasn’t that good, just overrated. “But I let my play do the talking.” (Newark Star-Ledger)

Recruiting History: Dré Bly

The story of how North Carolina landed its greatest cornerback. Each month the Inside Carolina Magazine explores recruiting history with an extensive profile of a memorable Tar Heel recruitment. This article is from the September 2014 Issue. Dre Bly was one of the fastest, most dynamic and most coveted athletes in a region known for producing some of the country’s top players. (Inside Carolina)

Shy Tuttle close to making college choice

North Davidson’s 6-3, 310-pound defensive tackle, is on the verge of making his college decision. Shy Tuttle, ranked No. 31 in the nation in the graduating Class of 2015 and No. 1 in North Carolina, according to ESPN, plans to make his announcement at the high school on Friday, Sept. 26 around 3 p.m. Tuttle has whittled a long list of scholarship offers down to four — Clemson, North Carolina, N.C. State and Tennessee. (Winston-Salem Journal)

UNC goes Forbes Magazine cover with 2015 OL Commitment William Sweet

In a recent recruiting pitch, UNC used Forbes Magazine and the likeness of 2016 offensive tackle commit William Sweet . Sweet, who committed to the Tar Heels on April 12th posted the picture on twitter with the message: "Shout out to the family for making this #GoHeels #Blessed #StudentAthlete." (Carolina Blue)

UNC safety commit Jamile Johnson flips to Texas

The Texas Longhorns have flipped North Carolina defensive back commit Jamile Johnson of South Oak Cliff (Dallas, Tex.). The 6-foot-1, 194-pound safety/cornerback originally committed to Oklahoma last February, before switching to the Tar Heels in mid-August. When the University of Texas offered today, however, the three-star prospect decided he wanted to stay closer to home and made a decision to become a Longhorn. (Horns 247)

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