UNC Football Recruiting
Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Football Recruiting.
UNC keeps pumping out Tidewater recruits, thanks to football players like Cam'Ron KellyCam'Ron Kelly
is well aware of that Virginia pipeline to Chapel Hill. The junior defensive back is trying to add to the list of Tar Heel success stories from the 757. Mack Brown
recruits the region hard. Three of UNC's commitments from the class of 2022
are from the 757, including running back George Pettaway
, the second highest ranked player in their class. (MSN.com
UNC football commit Sebastian Cheeks named All-American
Evanston (Ill.) Township linebacker Sebastian Cheeks
, a North Carolina football commit, is the latest high school standout to be awarded his jersey for the All-American Bowl to be played on January 8th, 2022 in San Antonio, Texas. Cheeks committed to North Carolina in July over offers from Texas, Oregon, Notre Dame, Michigan, Wisconsin, and more. (247 Sports
UNC Football trying to flip Alabama, Virginia, USC DB commits
While the recruitments of 5-star offensive tackle Zach Rice and 4-star receiver Andre Greene
Jr. remain UNC’s most prominent battles this fall, 4-star USC cornerback commit Jaeden Gould, 3-star Alabama safety commit Jake Pope
, and 3-star Virginia athlete commit Will Hardy have all heard from head coach Mack Brown
’s staff over the last month. (Fayetteville Observer
Video: 5-star OL Zach Rice breaks down his recruitment
College football recruiting analyst Adam Friedman of Rivals.com catches up with five-star offensive lineman Zach Rice
as he goes in detail on his recruitment and top five schools, including Virginia, North Carolina, Notre Dame, Ohio State, and Alabama. "When Dre Bly
stepped in, that's when I really started liking North Carolina."
4-star WR Andre Greene following UNC visit: "I definitely feel the love!!"
A convincing win over Duke had some off-field positives for UNC football. Four-star receiver Andre Greene
, one of the Tar Heels’ top remaining 2022 recruits
, visited Chapel Hill for Saturday’s win over the Blue Devils. And according to Greene and his father, UNC made a strong impression during what was likely its final in-person recruiting pitch to him this fall. (Fayetteville Observer
UNC Football Recruit Weekend Scoreboard
North Carolina defensive back commitment Tayon Holloway
has assembled an impressive offensive season for undefeated Virginia Beach Green Run High. On Friday, he scored three times, including an 87-yard kick return. Meanwhile, running back Omarion Hampton
and quarterback Conner Harrell
had their typical multiple-touchdown outings. (Inside Carolina
UNC football's 2022 recruiting class currently ranked 13th by 247 Sports
The Tar Heels’ 2022 football recruiting class
consists of one 5-star recruit, eight 4-star recruits and five 3-star recruits, including two players ranked in the Top 100 nationally according to the 247Sports Composite. The UNC commits in the 2022 class have an average Composite rating of 91.16. 5-star DL Travis Shaw
, Composite: 0.9972, No. 2 DL. (247 Sports
Video: 4-star WR Andre Greene Jr. previews UNC visit for Duke game
4-star receiver Andre Greene
, one of the few remaining targets on UNC's 2022 football recruiting board
, speaks with Adam Friedman of Rivals.com ahead of his unofficial visit to Chapel Hill on Saturday for the Tar Heels' game against Duke, what he expects from the visit, the "love" from UNC, commitment timetable, and more.
Video: The Scoop Podcast - Coach Glover on the 2021 Season, George Pettaway, 2022 Recruits
Football recruiting analyst Don Callahan and Ross Martin of Inside Carolina bring on coach Deon Glover to discuss the commitment of RB George Pettaway
and the recruitments of OT Zach Rice
and WR Andre Greene
. Glover, Callahan, and Martin also provide perspective on UNC’s 2021 football season through four games.
George Pettaway on UNC Commitment: "It’s like a dream come true"
"I was looking for an education first," four-star running back George Pettaway
said. "I was looking for a great bond and family atmosphere. I was looking for how they would treat my family off the field, not just visiting. And then a great football program that likes to win." He found all of those with North Carolina, and key in that recruitment was Dre Bly
. (Suffolk News Herald