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Ga. WR Raykwon Anderson Commits to UNC

, a 5-foot-7, 167-pound wide receiver from Folkston (Ga.) Charlton County, verbally committed to North Carolina on Friday. Anderson had planned to choose between Central Florida and UNC on July 2. However, the day prior, he delayed the announcement. UCF, Florida, Kentucky, Maryland, and Purdue were also among his scholarship offers. (Inside Carolina)

Two ways UNC can get back in the football recruiting race with NC State

Over the first three weeks of June, the Wolfpack secured nine football recruits, including four of the top 30 players in North Carolina. By contrast, UNC picked up two top 50 North Carolinians in June – Hope Mills wide receiver and Havelock wide receiver Weldon Spottsville. The Tar Heels are twenty spots behind the Wolfpack in national recruiting rankings. (ACC Sports Journal)

Podcast: The Current State of UNC Football Recruiting

InsideCarolina's recruiting expert Don Callahan joins host Jon Seiglie to discuss the current state of North Carolina football recruiting. They discuss the perceived struggles of the Tar Heels to land in-state commitments, whether recruiting momentum exists, and how quickly a program can change its recruiting fortunes. (Audioboom)

UNC football recruits ready to take on The Opening

One of the top football camps of the Summer is set to take place beginning Friday. “The Opening” is an annual recruiting event put on by Nike to showcase some of the top high school football talent in the country. This year the Tar Heels will have one commit in their 2019 class (WR ) represent them in the event. They will also have a big target participating. (Keeping It Heel)

Jordyn Adams Named 2017-18 MaxPreps Male High School Athlete of the Year

In 46 years of leading high school football teams, David Green said he's never coached for or against an athlete as amazing as . And yet, it's Adams second best sport. The 6-foot-2, 175-pound former University of North Carolina football and baseball signee was the 17th pick of the MLB Draft earlier this month and last week reportedly signed for $4.1 million. (Max Preps)

Safety Brendan Harrington Commits to UNC

, a 3-star defensive back from Northwood High School in Pittsboro, NC, has committed to play football at North Carolina. He is being recruited as a linebacker. “I’ve grown up watching this program so to hear that they want me to be a part of their program was big for me.” Harrington participated in the Freak Show last Saturday and was offered a scholarship on Monday. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Former UNC Signee Jordyn Adams Inks $4.1 Million Deal With Angels

Former North Carolina wide receiver and baseball signee has signed a $4.1 million deal with the Los Angeles Angels. Adams was drafted No. 17 overall by the Angels and opted to enter the professional baseball ranks rather than enroll at UNC to play football and baseball. The slot value of the pick was $3,472,900. Adams signed with the Angels on Tuesday. (Inside Carolina)

3-Star WR Emery Simmons Flips To UNC

, a 3-star wide receiver from Fayetteville, NC, has flipped his commitment from Indiana to North Carolina. Simmons, who attends South View High School, attended Fedora’s Freak Show at Kenan Stadium over the weekend. He told THI the experience and that UNC was pushing so hard for him was making him think a flip was very possible. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

3-Star TE Kamari Morales Commits to UNC

Tallahassee, FL, class of 2019 3-star tight end committed to North Carolina on Monday night. Morales was at UNC over the weekend participating in the Freak Show at Kenan Stadium. He and his family spent a lot of time talking with UNC Coach afterward at midfield. His mother wore a UNC cap. On Monday, he became a Tar Heel. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Podcast: Freak Show Recap

The podcast dives into the standout performers Saturday night in Kenan Stadium that included WR , DB Tony Davis, OT Darnell Wright, and C.J. Clark. Also, Don Callahan discusses the status of UNC’s recruiting. How have coaching changes helped or hurt the Tar Heels and what impact has N.C. State’s recent recruiting momentum had on UNC's recruiting efforts? (Inside Carolina)

Teary-eyed prep football star nearly quit. Now, UNC, NC State are fighting for him.

Last fall, Charlotte Country Day all-state offensive lineman Triston MIller was ready to give up on football. Today, Miller has 20 offers. He took an official visit to North Carolina Friday and will take an official visit to N.C. State June 22. Miller plans to sign during the early signing period in December. His final five schools are Arkansas, Kentucky, Maryland, UNC, and N.C. State. (Charlotte Observer)

CB Kenan Johnson Commits to UNC

wasn't in Chapel Hill for Saturday's Freak Show, but that didn't stop him from phoning in his commitment to the Tar Heel staff that evening. Johnson is a 2019 3-star cornerback from Lake Minneola (Fla.) High. He received a Tar Heel offer on May 17 and visited Chapel Hill last week. was his lead recruiter on the Carolina staff. (Inside Carolina)

Fedora’s Freak Show Preview

Fedora’s Freak Show, an invitation-only football camp of predominately high-priority recruiting targets, takes place under the lights at Kenan Stadium on Saturday night. On average, the Tar Heels are pulling anywhere from 3-5 commits at this event, which started in 2012. Here are a few players I wouldn’t be surprised to see on UNC's commit list by Sunday: (Tar Heel Blog)

4-Star RB Josh Henderson Commits To UNC

North Carolina picked up its third football commitment in the last week Thursday afternoon when , a 4-star running back from Princeton, NJ, announced on Twitter he will be a Tar Heel. At 6-feet and 200 pounds, Henderson joins wide receiver and defensive back to commit to UNC over the last week. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Nash Central linebacker Alex Nobles accepts preferred walk-on spot with UNC

Alex Nobles will take his work ethic to UNC’s football program next fall. On Tuesday in the media room of Nash Central High School, the senior sat down for signatures and pictures to make his preferred walk-on status official for Tar Heel football. Nobles, at 6-foot-3, played his senior season as a middle linebacker but expects to bulk up and line up as a defensive end. (Rocky Mount Telegram)
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