Video: One-on-one with Jordyn AdamsOne-on-one with North Carolina football and baseball commit Jordyn Adams on playing youth baseball with Jojo Gray and what he has learned from his father, Tar Heels defensive line coach Deke Adams.
UNC football recruiting: The latest on 4-star LB Dax HollifieldThe 4-star linebacker Dax Hollifield plans to visit Florida State for the Miami game (Sept. 16). One week later, he’s looking to return to Stanford. In October, he’ll visit Virginia Tech when UNC plays in Blacksburg. Hollifield is still figuring out which weekends will work for official visits to South Carolina and North Carolina, though the Tar Heel coaches want him to wait until after the season. (SEC Country)
How Dax Hollifield’s dad is helping him through the recruiting processShelby High linebacker Dax Hollifield has heard it all from college coaches, but he believes he has an advantage over others in his position. Hollifield’s dad, Aubrey Hollifield, played defensive tackle at Wake Forest and has been there for Dax throughout this journey. Instead of focusing only on the positives at schools, Aubrey makes sure his son looks at the negative aspects as well. (The State)
Weekend UNC Football Recruit ScoreboardUNC WR commit Jordyn Adams had 8 catches for 136 yards and 2 TDs. Versatile UNC athlete commit Dyami Brown also had an impressive stat line: 3 catches for 42 yards & 1 TD; 9 rushes for 52 yards & 1 TD; 2-of-2 passing for 17 yards & 2 TDs; 2 tackles (2 solo); 3 kick returns for 102 yards. See how other UNC football recruits performed in this week's Scoreboard. (Inside Carolina)
UNC football recruits Jordyn Adams, Jace Ruder move up in latest rankingsFor 2018, Larry Fedora and his staff already have double-digit recruits and landed a big one in wide receiver Jordyn Adams. He’s one of the Tar Heels best recruits in years. The Tar Heels have commitments from two quarterbacks in the class, Jace Ruder and Tyler Shough. Ruder also jumped in the latest composite rankings. (Keeping It Heel)
Video: UNC Commit Dyami Brown HighlightsThe high school football season is underway and many of UNC's commits have already had big performances. Check out the video above of 2018 wide receiver prospect and Carolina commit Dyami Brown showing off his skills as a wildcat quarterback, wide receiver, and punt returner.
Video: Tar Heel commit Dyami Brown shines in winRivals.com analyst Adam Friedman breaks down North Carolina wide receiver commit Dyami Brown's performance in a season-opening win for West Mecklenburg last weekend. (Rivals.com)
5 Future Tar Heels In New Rivals250 Football For 2018The New Rivals250 for the football class of 2018 has been released, and five of North Carolina’s commits made the rankings. Jordyn Adams, a 4-star wide receiver from Green Hope H.S. in Cary, NC, came in at No. 87 and is joined in the rankings by No. 133 Payton Wilson, No. 181 Jace Ruder, No. 185 Dyami Brown, and No. 191 Tyler Shough. (Tar Heel Illustrated)
A roundup of North Carolina football's summer commitmentsThe North Carolina football team had an eventful summer in terms of recruiting. Here’s a look at some of the top players in the Tar Heels’ 2018 class, all of whom will be playing their final high-school seasons this fall. Payton Wilson, four-star outside linebacker; Jordyn Adams, four-star wide receiver; Tyler Shough, four-star quarterback; Dyami Brown, four-star wide receiver. (Daily Tar Heel)
Basketball could be key in helping Tar Heels land 2018 DE Marcellus EarlingtonMarcellus Earlington, a 3-star defensive end out of Ramsey, N.J., is a bonafide football prospect, ranking among the top 500 players in the Class of 2018. He’s also a solid basketball player on the AAU circuit and, while football is the sport he’s been recruited for the most, he’s expressed an interest in playing both sports at the next level, according to Scout’s Brian Dohn. (DieHards.com)
UNC Football Recruit Weekend ScoreboardUNC WR commit Jordyn Adams pulledin a pair of touchdowns (47 and 40 yards). He finished with a team-high 8 catches for 136 yards and a pair of touchdowns, but his Green Hope team fell to Southern Nash, 38-28. UNC commit Dyami Brown scored three touchdowns three different ways (12-yard reception, three-yard run, and two-yard pass) leading West Mecklenburg to the win. (Inside Carolina)
UNC football commit Jordyn Adams shines late in debut with new high schoolAs frustrating as the first three quarters were for North Carolina wide receiver commit Jordyan Adams and the Green Hope Falcons, the fourth quarter was just as promising for Adams and his team. The senior hauled in two touchdown passes, one 47-yarder down the left sideline and a 40-yarder down the right, and finished with 8 catches for 136 yards. (Raleigh News & Observer)
West Mecklenburg’s Dyami Brown excels on the wings of versatilityDyami Brown is a football quadruple threat. The West Mecklenburg High receiver catches and throws passes. He can play running back, too. He also lines up at defensive back. Mostly, though, the UNC commit is a spark plug. “I bring energy and my brother [running back Khafre Brown] brings the speed, so up-tempo is what we do and who we are,” Brown said. (Charlotte Post)
Top 15 Triangle-area 2018 football recruitsThe Triangle is loaded with high school football talent, and the Class of 2018 is further proof that the area is a hotbed for Division I prospects. Three of the top five ranked players will keep their talents in the Triangle to attend either North Carolina or NC State. 1. Jordyn Adams, WR (Green Hope, UNC); 2. Payton Wilson, LB (Orange, UNC); 12. Javon Terry, DB (Wake Forest, UNC) (High School OT)
The Carolinas Top 50 high school football recruits: The best players from two states3. Dax Hollifield, Shelby, LB, 6-2, 235, UNC target; 4. Payton Wilson, Hillsborough Orange, OLB, 6-4, 225, UNC commit; 5. Jordyn Adams, Cary Green Hope, WR, 6-2, 175, UNC commit; 6. Rick Sandidge, Concord, DE, 6-5, 290, UNC target; 9. Dyami Brown, West Mecklenburg, WR/ATH, 6-2, 180, UNC commit; 10. Avery Jones, Havelock, OT, 6-5, 275, UNC commit; (Charlotte Observer)