UNC Football Recruiting

Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Football Recruiting.

UNC football QB commitment Conner Harrell off to hot start

No. 12 – UNC commit, Alabaster (Ala.) Thompson. Harrell has guided Thompson, Alabama's No. 1-ranked high school football team, to a 4-0 start and has some eye-popping numbers. He is averaging 20 yards per completion and has thrown for 14 touchdowns with only one interception. Thompson has outscored its four opponents 217-3. (On3.com)

Video: The Scoop Podcast - George Pettaway, Zach Rice, & UNC After Two Games

Football recruiting analyst Don Callahan and Ross Martin of Inside Carolina break down the recruitments of UNC’s remaining 2022 targets including running back (who announces next week) and five-star offensive tackle . They then preview UNC Football's big game against Virginia this weekend. (View Video)

Four-star RB George Pettaway sets decision date

Four-star running back is ready to announce his college decision, which he will do next week. The Suffolk (Va.) Nansemond-Suffolk star has Oregon, Florida, Penn State, and North Carolina as his top four schools. He will announce his choice on Wednesday, Sept. 22 at 6:30 p.m. at his school. The announcement will be carried live on CBSSports HQ. (247 Sports)

UNC Football Recruit Weekend Scoreboard

For UNC football commitments, Friday was highlighted by a 4-sack night for , 3-touchdown performances from , , and Tad Hudson. Priority running back recruit George Pettaway had another unreal night, finding the end zone 5 times with 325 rushing yards. He also caught 3 passes for 111 yards and a touchdown. (Inside Carolina)

UNC Football Commit Tayon Holloway: "I’m a team player. I just want to win"

The last time Green Run High won the Beach District title in football, none of the current players were even born, including senior . But if the Stallions are going to accomplish that feat this season, they know it will be up to to lead them. Holloway, who committed to North Carolina, is rated the No. 3 senior in Virginia by Rivals. (Virginian-Pilot)

2023 football recruits heard from UNC last week: 10 names you should know

UNC football expanded its out-of-state recruiting footprint in a big way last week, connecting with top players outside North Carolina. They already landed their first 2023 commit in 4-star Hough quarterback . Here are 10 out-of-state recruits who heard from UNC last week and are worth watching as the Tar Heels fill out their 2023 recruiting board. (Fayetteville Observer)

Grimsley Defensive Coordinator Joe Rigsbee on UNC Commit Travis Shaw

Shortly after 5-star defensive tackle committed to UNC, Greensboro Grimsley defensive coordinator Joe Rigsbee spoke about Shaw's growth as a person and player, expectations for him at UNC, and more. "Awesome kid. Great young man. Obviously, he is great football player, but his growth as a person is what you want as a coach." (Inside Carolina)

UNC Football Recruit Weekend Scoreboard

Open dates and COVID cancelations won this weekend. Four UNC football commits had open weeks, while COVID unexpectedly freed up three others' weekends. Still, there were highlights among UNC's recruits. Most notably, running back target rushed for five touchdowns and 325 yards on just 15 carries. That's 21.7 yards per attempt. (Inside Carolina)

Crunching UNC Football's Recruiting Numbers In The Rivals Era

Rivals started ranking high school football recruits in 2002, and in that span, UNC’s average class ranking has been No. 26. That includes 2022, which is the 21st class Rivals has ranked. UNC currently sits at No. 14 with 13 committed recruits. The Tar Heels have had one top-10 class in that span, seven top-20 classes, and 15 among the top 30. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Video: The Scoop - Travis Shaw Wrap Up, UNC Schedule Breakdown, 2023 Recruits

Football recruiting analyst Don Callahan and Ross Martin of Inside Carolina wrap up 5-star ’s commitment to UNC, look back at his commitment ceremony and what it means for UNC. The podcast then covers some team discussion, a look at UNC’s 2021 schedule, and a preview of some of the Tar Heels' top 2023 recruits. (View Video)
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Top Football Recruits
RecruitClass
Travis Shaw2022 DT
Marcus Allen2022 S
Beau Atkinson2022 DE
Tychaun Chapman2022 WR
Sebastian Cheeks2022 LB
Omarion Hampton2022 RB
Malaki Hamrick2022 OLB
Tayon Holloway2022 CB
Tad Hudson2023 QB
Deuce Caldwell2022 LB
Football Recruiting Board
ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
(15) Virginia Tech1-02-0
Pittsburgh0-02-0
Virginia0-02-0
(24) Miami0-01-1
Duke0-01-1
Georgia Tech0-01-1
(21) North Carolina0-11-1

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
Boston College0-02-0
Wake Forest0-02-0
Louisville0-02-1
(6) Clemson0-01-1
NC State0-01-1
Syracuse0-01-1
Florida State0-00-2

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