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Where things stand with LB Dax Hollifield

UNC linebacker recruiting target Dax Hollifield is fresh off an unofficial visit to Virginia Tech for its game against Clemson and has already taken an official visit to Florida State. North Carolina and Virginia Tech will host him for official visits over the next two weekends, and Stanford is expected to get an official visit in January. The chances are very good that Hollifield ends up in the ACC. (Rivals.com)

UNC on top for Kavesz Sherard, one of S.C.'s top offensive linemen

A favorite has emerged for T.L. Hanna High School senior Kavesz Sherard, an offensive lineman considered one of South Carolina's top 2018 recruits. The 6-foot-4, 280-pound tackle, a three-star prospect, holds eight scholarship offers: Clemson, South Carolina, Charlotte, Kentucky, N.C. State, North Carolina, Duke and Tennessee. "As of now I'm really liking UNC," Sherard said. (Anderson Independent Mail)

Where will the Tar Heels turn after losing on Tyler Shough, Cole Beck?

On Friday, 3-star all-purpose back Cole Beck from Blacksburg, Va., committed to Virginia Tech over the Tar Heels. It was always going to be an uphill battle to pull Beck away from the Hokies, who play in his backyard. On Saturday, UNC got a shocker when 4-star quarterback Tyler Shough, who had been committed to UNC, announced that he was flipping his commitment to Oregon. (DieHards.com)

UNC Places Five Football Recruits in Shrine Bowl

All five of UNC's in-state verbal commitments will represent the Tar Heels in the 81st annual Shrine Bowl. UNC pledges Jordyn Adams, Dyami Brown, Avery Jones, Javon Terry, and Payton Wilson have been selected to NC's Shrine Bowl team, announced Sunday. Additionally, UNC targets Dax Hollifield, and Rick Sandidge in representing the Tar Heel State. (Inside Carolina)

UNC Weekend Football Recruit Scoreboard

UNC wide receiver (and baseball) commit Jordyn Adams tied a state single-game record as he returned three punts for touchdowns against Cary on Friday in a 53-34 win. Dyami Brown, another dynamic WR commit, caught six passes for 130 yards and two touchdowns in a West Charlotte win. See how other UNC recruits fared in this week's Football Recruit Scoreboard. (Inside Carolina)

QB Tyler Shough Decommits From North Carolina

The football recruiting weekend got off to an early start, as the fourth-ranked pro-style quarterback in the nation, Tyler Shough, made a surprise visit to Eugene. Now that Shough has seen the Oregon program, it looks like he might be close to pulling the trigger on becoming a Duck. It has been reported by 247sports.com that Shough has de-committed from North Carolina. (Autzen Zoo)

UNC QB Commit Tyler Shough Makes Surprise Visit to Oregon

The Oregon Ducks hosted a big visitor Wednesday. Four-star quarterback, Elite 11 participant, and North Carolina commit Tyler Shough made a visit with his family Wednesday at Oregon. Shough was spending most of his morning around Oregon's football facilities and was visible watching Oregon's Wednesday practice. Oregon is in need of a quarterback for the 2018 class. (247 Sports)

UNC Football Recruit Weekend Scoreboard

UNC LB commit Payton Wilson scored on a 17-yard reception and made 15 tackles, including two for a loss and a sack. RB target Mychale Salahuddin rushed for two touchdowns and 166 yards. UNC QB commit Tyler Shough completed 83-percent of his passes for 234 yards and three touchdowns. See how other football recruits performed in this week's scoreboard. (Inside Carolina)

UNC Weekly Basketball & Football Recruiting Recap

Five-star power forward Simi Shittu will officially visit Vanderbilt on October 6, Arizona on November 3, and North Carolina on November 10. Two of the top recruits in the class of 2019 were visited by Roy Williams earlier this week at the Ranney School in New Jersey. Linebacker Dax Hollifield is another step closer to making his final decision now that he has scheduled his official visits. (Tar Heel Blog)

Kicker From Georgia Embraces UNC Experience

Chapel Hill wasn’t foreign territory for Dylan Schorr when he and his family visited North Carolina this past weekend for the Duke game. As a soccer player, he attended UNC’s camp while in middle school. But this time he checked out the Carolina digs as a prospective student and football player for the Tar Heels. A kicker from Alpharetta, GA, Schorr loved every bit of his visit. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

UNC Football Recruit Weekend Scoreboard

UNC running back recruiting target Coleton Beck rushed for 355 yards and three touchdowns (78, 56, 35 yards) on 27 carries. Concord, NC defensive end target Rick Sandidge logged seven tackles and a sack, while Shelby linebacker Dax Hollifield had eight tackles, including two for a loss. See how other UNC football recruits performed in this week's scoreboard. (Inside Carolina)

2018 LB Dax Hollifield lines up official visits

Four-star linebacker Dax Hollifield, one of the top South Carolina recruiting targets for the 2018 cycle, will take his first official visit this weekend. Hollifield will arrive to Florida State on Saturday morning, where he’ll remain until Monday, before returning home to Shelby, N.C. The Tar Heels will host him for an official visit in Chapel Hill when Virginia is in town (Oct. 21). (SEC Country)

Following Visit, UNC On Top For 2018 DE Harrison Taylor

Eagles Landing Christian (GA) class of 2018 defensive end Harrison Taylor was one of the many recruits on campus last week for the Tar Heels’ ACC opener versus Louisville. Prior to UNC extending an offer, Taylor listed a top 6 of Rutgers, Temple, Appalachian State, Colorado State, Charlotte, and Tulane, but now that UNC is involved, things have clearly shifted in a new direction. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Roy Williams visits 5-star SF Nassir Little, football offers 4-star CB Kaiir Elam

If 5-star small forward Nassir Little isn’t at the top of Roy Williams’ basketball recruiting board for the Class of 2018, he’s close to it. This week, Williams decided to re-emphasize Little’s importance to his program by paying him a visit. Also, North Carolina football added another offer to the mix Wednesday to 4-star North Palm Beach, Fla. cornerback Kaiir Elam. (DieHards.com)

UNC recruiting: 4-star commit Jordyn Adams impresses for Green Hope High School

This is just a minor detail in what was the highlight of the night: getting to see UNC commit Jordyn Adams in action. Adams is a senior in his first year at Green Hope High School. He is the son of Deke Adams, the defensive line coach for UNC. The receiver made his commitment back in July and will be a dual-sport athlete playing both football and baseball. (Tar Heel Blog)

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