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Stud Wide Receivers Headline UNC's 2018 Class

It wasn't a diving touchdown catch or an electrifying kick return that put Jordyn Adams on the map as a dynamic high school prospect. It was a massive, posterizing dunk shot on an iPhone in a church gym that went viral online announcing Adams's phenomenal athletic ability. On Wednesday, Adams signed with the Heels, officially locked in as the jewel of UNC's 2018 recruiting class. (Inside Carolina)

Tar Heels visit 5-star PF/C Armando Bacot; Mychale Salahuddin names top 5

On Tuesday, Hubert Davis traveled to Richmond, Va., for the Times Dispatch Invitational Tournament. His main target was 5-star power forward/center Armando Bacot, a product of Trinity Episcopal School in Richmond. Bacot put on a show for Davis, too. En route to being named tournament MVP, Bacot scored 26 points while going 7 for 8 from the field. (DieHards.com)

Where Tar Heels will go after early signing period

While college football’s first early signing period isn’t over quite yet, most of the fireworks have ended and North Carolina is almost certainly done. The Tar Heels signed 14 players and have a 15th — 3-star corner DeAndre Hollins — slated to sign in February. That leaves somewhere around 10 slots for North Carolina to fill between now and Feb. 7 National Signing Day. (DieHards.com)

Signee 101: Get to know North Carolina guard Avery Jones

The Tar Heels class contains several high-profile recruits , including three 4-star players from the state of North Carolina. One of those is offensive guard Avery Jones. Jones, rated the 13th-best guard in the country by 247sports, hails from Havelock, North Carolina. Jones committed to UNC over Duke, Vanderbilt, Virginia Tech and in-state rival N.C. State, among others. (DieHards.com)

Former UNC DE Commit Nick Fulwider Signs With Arkansas

On the last day of the Early Signing Period, Arkansas got another player on the defensive side of the ball, one they narrowly missed on in the fall. Nick Fulwider, a defensive lineman from Georgia signed with the Razorbacks. Listed at 6’7” and 250 lbs, Fulwider originally committed to North Carolina. Last week he visited Fayetteville, and decommited before signing with the Hogs. (ArkansasFight.com)

DT Rick Sandidge lists UNC in final three

Class of 2018 four-star defensive tackle recruit Rick Sandidge released his top three schools on Friday morning, giving those programs an early Christmas present. Sandidge listed North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia in his top three and said that all three schools have an equal chance of landing the recruit. Sandidge says he will make his decision on February 7th. (Keeping It Heel)

Meet UNC Football's 2017 Early Signees

UNC football coach Larry Fedora signed 14 football student-athletics to National Letters of Intent Wednesday on the first day of the new early signing period. "It was a good day," Fedora said Wednesday at Kenan Football Center. "We had 14 guys sign - not many surprises, which is a good thing. Everything came in just as we thought they would...so it's been a good day." (GoHeels.com)

Video: Signing Day with UNC WR Signee Jordyn Adams

Surrounded by friends, teammates and family, Jordyn Adams made it official - he's a Tar Heel. During a National Signing Day ceremony at Green Hope High School on Wednesday, Adams and his teammate Blake Watson put pen to paper and closed the books on their college recruitments. Adams is the highest-rated member of UNC's 14 signees that inked on Wednesday. (Inside Carolina)

UNC Football Early Signing Day: Help Wanted 2.0

Cornerback Trey Morrison and safeties Bryson Richardson and Javon Terry join the DBs room for coach Terry Joseph. Perhaps one or three of them can push K.J. Sails, who certainly got excited about some plays he made in 2017. The incoming trio will get plenty of reps in practice and perhaps make waves on special teams as well, even if they don't see the field on defense early. (Argyle Report)

UNC Football Officially Adds 14 Recruits During Early Signing Period

The early signing period has come and gone for the North Carolina football team, as coach Larry Fedora received signed letters of intent from 14 incoming recruits for the Class of 2018 early Wednesday morning. The star of the class, four-star receiver Jordyn Adams from Green Hope High School in Cary, North Carolina, is the son of UNC defensive line coach Deke Adams. (Chapelboro.com)

Signee 101: Get to know 4-star WR Jordyn Adams

Going into this week, North Carolina has the No. 30 overall class in the country and No. 6 class in the ACC, and it’s highlighted on offense by 4-star wide receiver Jordyn Adams. The Green Hope product flashed his electrifyingly versatile potential in a game this season in which he tied a state-record with three punt return touchdowns of 45, 65 and 66 yards apiece. (DieHards.com)

Signee 101: Get to know 4-star QB Jace Ruder

Dual-threat Jace Ruder, the No. 1 recruit in Kansas, is one of two quarterbacks to commit to the Tar Heels during the early signing period. Pro-style quarterback Cade Fortin, a 3-star prospect from Georgia is the other. Ruder previously committed to Tulsa before committing to UNC on June 16. Ruder had offers from Penn State, Ole Miss, Florida State, Iowa, Kansas State and Baylor. (DieHards.com)

Signee 101: Get to know 3-star RB Devon Lawrence

The UNC football team is expected to sign nearly all of its 16 recruits in the 2018 class during this week’s early signing period, which begins Wednesday. One of those is running back Devon Lawrence. Lawrence, the younger brother of star Clemson defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence, chose the Tar Heels over UCLA, and he also had offers from Alabama, Clemson and LSU. (DieHards.com)

Signee 101: Get to know 4-star ATH Dyami Brown

Larry Fedora is attempting to re-stock the Tar Heels’ talent pool this winter. Going into this week, North Carolina has the No. 30 overall football recruiting class in the country and No. 6 class in the ACC, and a major reason for that is 4-star ATH Dyami Brown. Brown is one of the six expected recruits from North Carolina to commit to the Tar Heels during the early signing period. (DieHards.com)

More December football offers from Tar Heels

Of the remaining batch of December football offers, only one went to a member of the Class of 2018 — 3-star Milledgeville, Ga. receiver Jatavious Harris. The former Tennessee commit is likely to choose between Pitt and Louisville later Tuesday, and it seems improbable that the nation’s No. 82 receiver commits to UNC having never visited. Here’s the rundown of the next batch of UNC's December offers. (DieHards.com)

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Top UNC Football Recruits
RecruitClassRating
Jordyn Adams2018 WR
William Barnes2018 OL
Dyami Brown2018 WR
Antoine Green2018 WR
Avery Jones2018 OT
Jace Ruder2018 QB
Chris Collins2018 DE
Joshua Ezeudu2018 OL
Matthew Flint2018 LB
Cade Fortin2018 QB

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