UNC Football Recruiting

Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Football Recruiting.

Top Uncommitted CB Dontae Balfour Hearing From UNC

is one of the best available cornerbacks in the 2021 football recruiting class and he's warming to UNC. The lanky defender has plenty of size as he's listed at 6-foot-2, 170 pounds and a nice athletic profile. On the field, Balfour made 39 tackles and picked off three passes as a senior. That's after coming down with seven interceptions as a junior. (247 Sports)

DeAndre Boykins Grinding Toward His Early Enrollment

was among the many future North Carolina Tar Heels who committed to ’s program last March, and on Jan. 16, he will be one of 12 members of the class of 2021 that will enroll early in Chapel Hill. A 4-star prospect, Boykins is listed as an all-purpose back by Rivals, but he told THI in the fall UNC will start him out in the secondary. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

2022 five-star offensive lineman Zach Rice says decision could come any time

Five-star offensive lineman said earlier on Sunday that he was ready to release something, but didn’t specify if it was recruiting related. The release was a video echoing a sentiment from earlier in the week, that his decision could come at any time. In November, the 6-foot-6, 282-pound offensive tackle narrowed his focus to eight schools. (Wahoos 247)

Dontavius Nash Ready For Next Step

is ready to be a Tar Heel. Nash was the first member UNC's 2021 football recruiting class to commit, doing so at the end of ’s Showtime Camp in June 2019. Nash wasn’t yet a junior in high school, but he knew where he wanted to go. Nash, who has graduated from Hunter Huss High School in Gastonia, is a 4-star safety. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

UNC Recruiting: Last Week of 2020

joined his fellow Tidewater 4-star junior Tychaun Chapman in committing to North Carolina on Christmas Day. Holloway is a defensive back, so probably played a big role in getting him to Chapel Hill. is starting to focus on future classes even harder, having handed out two scholarship offers in the past week. (Tar Heel Blog)

Video: The Scoop Podcast - Tychaun Chapman & Tayon Holloway Commitments

Football recruiting analyst Don Callahan and Ross Martin of Inside Carolina bring on 247Sports national recruiting analyst Brian Dohn to discuss the recruitments and game of new class of 2022 Tar Heel football commitments and . Read More...

Is Drake Maye the gem of UNC’s best class ever? Myers Park star hopes for national title

Myers Park High football coach Scott Chadwick said it’s not often that you get to coach a player like , the star quarterback who signed with North Carolina on Wednesday. “On campus,” Chadwick said, “he’s like larger than life. He’ll walk into my classroom and kids will be like, ‘There’s ,’ like he’s not even a peer of theirs.” (Charlotte Observer)

UNC Football Reaches Out To Florida State Transfer

Could and his UNC football staff land a transfer to fill their offensive needs due to early NFL departures? It’s certainly possible and they have their eyes on one already. According to Corey Bender of Gators Territory, the Tar Heels are one of a few teams that have already reached out to former four-star Florida State recruit Warren Thompson. (Keeping It Heel)

Who's next? North Carolina’s Class of 2022 football prospects comes into focus

While the Class of 2021 recruiting process continues, focus begins to shift to the next group of prospects. Here’s a quick look at the state of North Carolina’s top-ranked junior football players. Malaki Hamrick (6-4, 200) DE, Shelby — An all-state defensive end for the state 2AA champion as a sophomore, Hamrick was credited with 129 tackles last season. (Fayetteville Observer)

Maye legacy at North Carolina will continue with latest quarterback signing

Blue-chip football recruit made it official, as he signed his national letter of intent to follow in both his father Mark, and brother Luke’s footsteps, to play athletics and attend college at North Carolina. was the Tar Heels quarterback from 1983 to 1988, and older brother was a Carolina basketball great from 2015 to 2019. (Greensboro News & Record)
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Top Football Recruits
Keeshawn Silver2021 DE
Gavin Blackwell2021 WR
DeAndre Boykins2021 ATH
RaRa Dillworth2021 OLB
Power Echols2021 LB
Kamarro Edmonds2021 RB
Drake Maye2021 QB
Dontavius Nash2021 ATH
Jahvaree Ritzie2021 DE
Gabe Stephens2021 S
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ACC Football Standings
(5) Notre Dame9-010-2
(3) Clemson8-110-2
(22) Miami7-28-3
(18) North Carolina7-38-4
NC State7-38-4
Boston College5-56-5
Virginia Tech5-55-6
Wake Forest3-44-5
Georgia Tech3-63-7
Florida State2-63-6

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