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Mitch Trubisky accounts for six TDs in home finale

North Carolina-bound quarterback Mitch Trubisky provided a treasure chest-full of memories in his home finale. He completed 16 of 23 passes for 344 yards and five touchdowns, and ran for 73 yards and a score to lead the Cardinals to a victory in the first round of the Division I, Region 1 playoffs. (News-Herald)

DT Greg Webb returns from knee injury

The Chargers had for the first time this season the availability of senior defensive tackle (and UNC commit) Greg Webb. Considered one of the most dominating players in South Jersey over the past couple of years, Webb played four series, accounting for approximately 20 plays, according to coach Rob Hinson. It was the first time he appeared in a game since he injured his knee while wrestling in February. (Cherry Hill Courier Post)

UNC commit Ryan Switzer receives an early birthday present: 7 Total Touchdowns

George Washington's tailback Ryan Switzer had a career day just one day before his 18th birthday. He rushed for 168 yards on six carries with three rushing touchdowns. Switzer wasn't done. He picked off Parkersburg quarterback Aaron Roberts in the 2nd quarter and returned in 90 yards for another touchdown. But Switzer still wasn't finished. He caught two touchdowns in the 2nd half and threw for another in the Patriots win,giving him seven total touchdowns. (WOWKTV.com)

5-Star Safety Quin Blanding Lists UNC in Top-10

Bayside’s (Virginia Beach, VA) Quin Blanding, one of the most coveted safety prospects in the nation in the class of 2014, has narrowed his list to 10 schools. The 6’1?, 195-pound junior had been offered by over 30 major FBS schools. Rivals.com National Recruiting Analyst Mike Farrell tweeted the following earlier this week: “2014 standout Quin Blanding down to 10 — #FSU, #UVA, #UNC, #OhioState, #ND, #WVU, #Miami, #Clemson, #NCState, #Michigan” (The Sabre)

Weekend Football Recruit Scoreboard

Big Friday night performances by North Carolina running back commit Khris Francis, WR Jordan Fieulleteau, RB T.J. Logan, and WR Johnathan Howard highlight this weekend's UNC football recruit scoreboard. Several other future Tar Heels had big nights as well. (Inside Carolina)

Document details new NCAA enforcement plan

Head coaches in football and basketball will be held directly accountable for NCAA rules violations by members of their coaching staff in radically new legislation that is expected to be adopted Tuesday by the Division 1 Board of Directors, according to a document obtained by USA TODAY Sports. The nine-page document outlines some specifics in the NCAA's new four-tier penalty structure, which would take effect immediately and replace the current rigid categories of secondary and major violations. (USA Today)

WR Marquez North undergoes season-ending surgery

Mallard Creek receiver Marquez North, a preseason All-American, will miss the remainder of the season after surgery on his shoulder this week, Mallard Creek coach Mike Palmieri told the Observer Wednesday night. North informed Palmieri that he would be having surgery on Sunday. Palmieri said it’s a lingering issue with North’s shoulder and not something that happened in a recent game. North visited Florida and Tennessee this month. He has offers from both schools as well as about 20 other SEC, ACC and Big 10 schools. (Charlotte Observer)

Weekend Football Recruit Scoreboard

North Carolina wide receiver commit Jordan Fieulleteau tied a state record with five touchdowns in a single game, wide receiver commit Ryan Switzer was held to a season low 130 rushing yards, and athlete commit Desmond Lawrence rushed for 191 yards, highlighting this weekend's football recruit scoreboard. (Inside Carolina)

Jordan Fieulleteau catches five touchdown passes, ties state record

Wakefield’s Connor Mitch set a state record with nine touchdown passes and wide receiver Jordan Fieulleteau tied the state mark with five touchdown catches in the Wolverine’s 70-42 victory over Broughton on Friday night. “Coach (Ron Sink) wasn’t happy and he motivated us,” Fieulleteau said. “We came out focused for the second half. We hadn’t been as focused as he needed to be. We played a lot better in the second half.” (Raleigh News & Observer)

Despite two missed games, Player of the Year is Switzer's to lose

Ryan Switzer, who has committed to North Carolina, has run for 1,523 yards and 19 touchdowns to spark George Washington to a 6-1 record and the No. 4 ranking in Class AAA. In fact, he's ahead of the pace he set last year when, through seven games, he'd gained 1,255 yards on the ground with 17 TDs. If you want to discount the two games he missed this season, Switzer is averaging just about 291 yards per game with 18 rushing TDs in five games. (Charleston Gazette)

Weekend Football Recruit Scoreboard

Big weekends by wide receiver Johnathan Howard, running backs Khris Francis, Ryan Switzer and T.J. Logan highlight this weekend's football recruit scoreboard. (Inside Carolina)

UNC out of the picture for OL Dorian Miller

The recruiting picture is starting to get a little clearer for four-star offensive guard Dorian Miller (Metuchen, N.J.). Originally scheduled to officially visit North Carolina the weekend of Sept. 28, both parties went their separate ways after the Tar Heels lost an available scholarship for the 2013 class, Miller’s father, Jeremy said. North Carolina did not know if it has a scholarship available for another offensive lineman now, and told the Millers they could back out of the visit if they wanted. (ESPN.com)

Six UNC commits named to 2012 NC Shrine Bowl Team

Six members of North Carolina's 2013 football recruiting class have been named to the 2012 North Carolina Shrine Bowl roster. They are:

T.J. Logan RB Northern Guilford
Khris Francis RB Durham Hillside
Korrin Wiggins DB Durham Hillside
Brian Walker DB Charlotte Mallard Creek
Nazair Jones DE Roanoke Rapids
R.J. Prince OL Albemarle

Along with North Carolina's 6 commits, NC State had 4 players named while East Carolina had 3.

Complete 2012 North Carolina Shrine Bowl Roster

Ryan Switzer rushes for 309 yards, 5 touchdowns on 18 carries

Ryan Switzer left Spring Valley choking on dust clouds time and time again. Switzer was held to just 6 yards on five carries in the first quarter, but galloped for 303 yards and five touchdowns on his final 13 rushes as George Washington blew by the Timberwolves for a 42-7 Homecoming win Friday night. The Patriots (5-1) were playing with heavy hearts in their first home game since teammate Drew Morton was killed in a car crash on Sept. 16. (Huntington Herald-Dispatch)

Mitch Trubisky Throws Six TDs in 56-28 Victory

Mentor quarterback (and UNC commit) Mitch Trubisky threw six touchdown passes as the Cardinals defeated Solon 56-28. Mentor is now 6-1 and Solon falls to 4-3. Trubisky's final numbers were stellar: He completed more than 75 percent of his passes for more than 300 yards, with the six touchdowns and one interception. He also rushed for more than 100 yards. (Patch.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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