Source: Former Irish QB Malik Zaire likely visiting UNC this weekIrish247 has confirmed that a North Carolina visit is likely occurring soon for former Notre Dame quarterback Malik Zaire. UNC was a major contender for this former Fighting Irish football player, despite reports saying he was looking at other programs. We reported that a visit with the Tar Heels staff was in the works and now it looks like a visit to Chapel Hill could occur this week. (247 Sports)
Kayne Roberts' uniqueness lifting high school team to new heightsKayne Roberts has heard all the praise, but he chooses not to get caught up in all the hype. The senior running back may be putting the finishing touches on what has been an unfathomable season for him, as well as Greenback, but his focus always stays on the bigger picture, never the thumbnail. (Maryville Daily Times)
2017 ATH Kayne Roberts Commits to UNCThe Tar Heels have added another piece to the 2017 football recruiting class. UNC offered and received a commitment from athlete Kayne Roberts out of Greenback, Tenn. Roberts becomes UNC's 17th commit for 2017. UNC has been tracking the 6-3, 195-pound recruit since he visited for a camp this summer. Roberts announced his commitment to North Carolina via Twitter. (Carolina Blue)
Big official visit weekend for UNC footballNorth Carolina will host four important 2017 prospects on official visits this weekend. Offensive tackle Navaughn Donaldson, all-purpose running back Darrian Felix, wide receiver Carmoni Green, and safety Devon Hunter will be on campus starting Friday. Two of the recruits visiting UNC this weekend are committed elsewhere. Donaldson is a Miami pledge and Green is an Illinois commit. (Carolina Blue)
4-Star ATH C.J. Cotman Focusing On UNC, Miami, UK Following Tennessee DecommitmentCampus Insiders spoke with C.J. Cotman following his decommitment from Tennessee to see where his recruitment was leading, and the 4-star athlete highlighted three schools as ones he’s interested in. North Carolina, Miami and Kentucky all are on Cotman’s radar, and he’s planning on taking a trip to Chapel Hill right before the recruiting dead period sets in on Dec. 9-11. (Campus Insiders)
UNC Football Recruiting: Deommodore Lenoir and Darrian Felix receive home visitsUNC running backs coach Larry Porter visited All-Purpose Back Darrian Felix in Fort Myers, Florida this weekend. Following the visit, Felix has decided to take an official visit to Chapel Hill this coming weekend. Defensive backs coach Charlton Warren visited cornerback Deommodore Lenoir in Los Angeles. Lenoir, an Army All-American, committed to Oregon in June but has now decommitted. (Tar Heel Blog)
Top 2017 safety schedules UNC official visitFour-star safety Devon Hunter has scheduled an official visit to North Carolina for the weekend of Dec. 2-4. Hunter ranked as the No. 4 safety in the 2017 class and the No. 43 overall prospect The Chesapeake, Va. native is no stranger to UNC. He visited Carolina multiple times over the spring and summer, including one big unofficial visit with his mother in July. (Carolina Blue)
UNC lands JuCo offensive lineman Kelby WicklineKelby Wickline has verbally committed to North Carolina. He made the pledge prior to ending his official visit to UNC this past weekend. Wickline, a 6-foot-5, 285-pound offensive lineman from Jones County (Miss.) Junior College, committed to UNC over scholarship offers from Arkansas, Arizona State, Missouri, Oklahoma State, TCU, and West Virginia. (Inside Carolina)
Weekend UNC Football Recruit ScoreboardUNC running back commit Michael Carter found the end zone four times, including rushes of 53 and 51 yards in a 40-35 playoff win. Running back recruiting target Jalen Holston (Stockbridge, GA) scored three touchdowns on the ground in a 33-0 playoff win. See how other UNC football recruits performed in this week's edition of the Weekend UNC Recruit Scoreboard. (Inside Carolina)
Video: Jake Lawler Senior Season HighlightsSenior season highlights of 2017 4-star North Carolina defensive end commit Jake Lawler (Charlotte, NC/South Mecklenburg HS).
2017 RB Antwuan Branch Commits to UNCAntwuan Branch, a 2017 3-star running back out of Clarksville, TN (Kenwood HS) committed to North Carolina on Sunday and made his intentions public via Twitter.
UNC Weekend Football Recruit ScoreboardUNC running back commit Michael Carter piled up 310 all-purpose yards (241 rushing, 69 receiving) and scored four touchdowns (68, 2, 19, and 2 yards) in a 42-28 win. UNC safety commit D.J. Crossen returned an interception 50 yards for a touchdown in a 55-6 rout. See how other UNC football recruits fared in this week's edition of the Weekend UNC Recruit Scoreboard. (Inside Carolina)
Jake Lawler on the mic at South MeckJake Lawler could be spending his Thursday night's elsewhere, but he loves being in the booth. South Mecklenburg's star defensive end is the public address announcer at the school's junior varsity games. "People love it," said Lawler. "You need to think well on your feet." That's something he does on the field. He received about 20 college offers before choosing North Carolina. (WCNC.com)
UNC Football Weekend Recruit ScoreboardNorth Carolina wide receiver commit J.T. Cauthen caught nine passes for 116 yards and a touchdown. Five-star UNC safety target Devon Hunter rushed for two touchdowns (11 and 17 yards) and 129 yards on 16 carries. See how other North Carolina football recruits performed in this week's edition of the Weekend UNC Recruit Scoreboard. (Inside Carolina)
Larry Fedora deploys helicopter for recruiting missionNorth Carolina coach Larry Fedora has been busy. Between leading his Tar Heels to a 6-2 record (4-1 ACC) and a top 25 ranking and going all-in for an old school Halloween look, Fedora has also been able sneak in some recruiting. On Friday, Fedora was recruiting in Charlotte during the day and then deployed a helicopter to check out two Greensboro area high school games. (Carolina Blue)