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UNC commit Jordyn Adams excited to receive U.S. Army All-American jersey

Green Hope (Cary, N.C.) wide receiver Jordyn Adams is one of the most elusive players in the country, making cuts and juke-moves that make defenders miss in abundance. But Thursday when the Army All-American Bowl Selection Tour dropped by Adams’ school to present him his honorary jersey, he wasn’t trying to elude anything. It was all about embracing the moment. (USA Today)

Army All-American Payton Wilson discusses UNC verbal, interest in others

The U.S. Army All-American Bowl Selection Tour was by Hillsborough (NC) Orange on Wednesday to award Top247 linebacker Payton Wilson his jersey for this year’s game. 247Sports ranks the 6-foot-4, 225-pound Wilson as the nation’s No. 3 outside linebacker and No. 49 recruit overall. “It means a lot,” Wilson said. “Only a few get this opportunity and to be selected is a great honor." (247 Sports)

Weekend UNC Football Recruit Scoreboard

Shelby linebacker Dax Hollifield had three tackles, a tackle for loss, a sack, and a caused fumble in a 49-20 win over Newton-Conover. Havelock defensive Tackle Avery Jones had eight tackles, including four for a loss and two sacks, and three QB hurries in a 56-7 win over Burlington Williams. See how other UNC football recruits performed in this week's scoreboard. (Inside Carolina)

UNC Football Recruit Weekend Scoreboard

UNC wide receiver commit Dyami Brown finished with 46 receiving yards and 2 touchdowns as West Meck blew out Berry, 73-8. Wake Forest running back Devon Lawrence rushed for 105 yards and a touchdown, then followed up his team's winning performance by committing to UNC after the game. See how other UNC football recruits performed in this week's scoreboard. (Inside Carolina)

Running Back Devon Lawrence Commits to North Carolina

Devon Lawrence, a 4-star running back from Wake Forest (NC) High School, committed to play football at North Carolina following his team’s game Friday night (Video). Lawrence narrowed his list down to UNC and UCLA several weeks ago, and while he took his official visit to UNC, he skipped his official visit to UCLA, giving further indication he would be a Tar Heel. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

DE Nick Fulwider Commits to North Carolina

Nick Fulwider verbally committed to North Carolina on Thursday night. Fulwider, a 6-foot-7, 230-pound defensive end from Tyrone (Ga.) Sandy Creek, officially visited UNC this past weekend. Coming out of the visit, he narrowed his focus to Arkansas, UNC, and Vanderbilt. In addition to those three, he had collected scholarship offers from Georgia Tech, Indiana, and Rutgers. (Inside Carolina)

Podcast: UNC Football Recruiting Update, Jordyn Adams Interview

Inside Carolina's Don Callahan and Jon Seiglie discuss the latest UNC football recruiting news, including Payton Wilson taking visits and Devon Lawrence's upcoming decision. Then Jordyn Adams calls into the podcast to go over his recruitment, his connections to other UNC commitments, and his plans to play baseball at North Carolina. (Audioboom)

UNC Linebacker Commit Payton Wilson Tears ACL, Will Visit Other Schools

Payton Wilson, one of UNC’s top 2018 recruits, has a torn ACL, his father said on Monday. Wilson is a 4-star outside linebacker from Hillsborough, North Carolina. He suffered the injury on the opening kickoff of his last game. Wilson's father said his son will take an official visit to N.C. State this weekend and Notre Dame on Nov. 18. Payton committed to the Tar Heels on May 1. (DieHards.com)

WVU RB commit Leddie Brown being pursued by UNC, Florida

Four-star running back Leddie Brownhas been committed to West Virginia since April but North Carolina and Florida are trying to flip the Philadelphia star. North Carolina hosted Brown for the Notre Dame game and he will try to visit Chapel Hill again. He likes that the Tar Heels have a lot of young players on the field and it shows him they are not afraid to play freshmen. (Rivals.com)

UNC Weekend Football Recruit Scoreboard

UNC athlete commit Dyami Brown caught seven passes for 155 yards and a pair of touchdowns. He also rushed twice for 22 yards in West Charlotte's dismantling of South Meck. Wake Forest running back Devon Lawrence ran 54 yards for a touchdown on the game's first play and added a second TD later. See how other UNC football recruits performed in this week's Scoreboard. (Inside Carolina)

North Carolina leads for 3-star DT Josh Walker

While the UNC football team sits at 1-7, it also hasn’t made much progress on the recruiting trail recently. The last commitment for the 2018 class came in July and since then, it’s lost 4-star quarterback commit Tyler Shough, who flipped to Oregon. That could change soon, however, courtesy of 3-star defensive tackle Josh Walker, a product of IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. (DieHards.com)

Audio: Jace Ruder Interview & Football Recruiting Update

Don Callahan gives a quick update on UNC Football recruiting, including two official visitors coming in for the Miami game, as well as two recent additions to the football recruiting board. Then Jace Ruder calls in to discuss his recruitment, what it's like playing high school football in Kansas, and his expectations when he arrives in Chapel Hill. Read More...

UNC Football Recruit Weekend Scoreboard

Top UNC linebacker target Dax Hollifield recorded 9 tackles with one for a loss in Shelby's 51-6 win over East Gaston. Wake Forest, NC running back Devon Lawrence scored 3 rushing touchdowns in a 42-6 win over Rolesville. wide receiver commit Jordyn Adams hauled in a 59-yard TD reception as Green Hope beat Riverside. See how other recruits performed in this week's scoreboard. (Inside Carolina)

North Carolina makes a move for in-state LB Dax Hollifield

Florida State seemed to do everything it could to make a strong impression on 4-star linebacker Dax Hollifield when he visited Tallahassee. However, it appears as if a new school has emerged as a potential favorite. According to Don Callahan of 247Sports, Hollifield was quoted as saying UNC was his leader — although he would later clarify that was not the case via Twitter. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

2018 RB Devon Lawrence cuts down to two & moves up decision date

Four-star Devon Lawrence is a man of few words but he took some time after his game on Friday to update his recruitment. Clemson, Tennessee, North Carolina, and UCLA were the top four schools for the Wake Forest, N.C. running back but now he has cut his list down to two and moved his decision date up after an official visit to Chapel Hill. (Rivals.com)

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

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