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Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Football Recruiting.

Podcast: State of UNC Football Recruiting - Week of Home Opener

North Carolina has its home opener this Saturday against the Pittsburgh Panthers, which means that this will be the first time recruits can be on campus to watch a game this season. While it is too early to speculate on which specific recruits will be in Kenan Stadium this weekend, Don Callahan and Jon Seiglie discuss the latest news on the football recruiting front. (Audioboom)

UNC Football Recruits Weekend Scoreboard

Instead of just playing on Friday and Saturday, Hurricane Florence forced North Carolina's football recruits to play over a course of four days, beginning last Wednesday. Tar Heel commits didn't have a great weekend; they went 4-6, while and were off. UNC safety commit made 13 tackles (9 solo) and had an 18-yard reception. (Inside Carolina)

Q&A With UNC Football Commit Kamari Morales

Lincoln senior is Athlete of the Week based on the tight end's three-touchdown night in a 75-0 win over Hudson. Morales caught three passes for 56 yards, including touchdowns of 32 and 15 yards. He also threw a 35-yard touchdown pass to his quarterback on a trick play. Morales, a North Carolina commit, spoke about his big week and the season as a whole. (Tallahassee Democrat)

UNC Football Recruit Weekend Scoreboard

All dozen of North Carolina football's verbal commitments have now begun their senior seasons. However, not all were in action this past weekend since was on a bye and inclement weather pushed 's game to Monday and canceled 's contest. Impressively, UNC pledges went 7-2 with several impressive performances. (Inside Carolina)

UNC adds offensive lineman to class, other ACC football recruiting notes

The Tar Heels ended more than a month-long slump Aug. 30 by reeling in one of Pennsylvania’s top senior high school football recruits. Offensive tackle became the 12th member of UNC’s recruiting Class of 2019, choosing Carolina over other finalists Boston College, Duke, Maryland, Tennessee and Virginia. Richards entertained a dozen offers from FBS programs. (Fayetteville Observer)

Podcast: UNC Football Recruiting, Giovanni Biggers Interview

The North Carolina football team received positive news on the recruiting front last week when 3-star offensive lineman committed to UNC. Don Callahan and Jon Seiglie discuss his commitment and then are joined by Tar Heel safety commit to talk about his recruitment and what he is doing to try to sway more prospects to come to Chapel Hill. (Audioboom)

UNC Football Recruit Weekend Scoreboard

With mixed results, eleven of North Carolina's dozen verbal commitments for the Tar Heels' 2019 football recruiting class were in action this past weekend ( is still a week away from kicking off his senior season). Tar Heel pledges' teams went 5-6. was clearly the star of the game; he scored five touchdowns three different ways. (Inside Carolina)

3-Star Offensive Lineman Asim Richards Commits to UNC

verbally committed to North Carolina on Thursday. The 6-foot-5, 270-pound offensive tackle from Haverford (Pa.) School chose UNC over Duke and Maryland. Before paring his list down to those three, his favorites also consisted of Boston College, Tennessee, and Virginia. UNC assistant coaches Chris Kapilovic and collaborated to recruit Richards. (Inside Carolina)

Weekend UNC Football Recruit Scoreboard

Four additional North Carolina football commits kicked off their senior seasons this past weekend -- , , , and . The Tar Heels' pledges went undefeated in the seven games they played in ('s and 's teams were off this week, while and have yet to hit the field). (Inside Carolina)

Weekend UNC Football Recruit Scoreboard

A few states within North Carolina's primary recruiting footprint -- namely Georgia and North Carolina -- kicked off their high school football seasons this past weekend. Thus, several Tar Heel commits -- and major UNC 2019 targets -- hit the field for the first time this fall on either Friday or Saturday. UNC's pledges went 3-2 in the opening night with several impressive performances. (Inside Carolina)

The Rise of High School Football in North Carolina

In 2002, the state of North Carolina produced 51 signees on FBS teams. By 2017, there were over 100. Charlotte is the epicenter of college football recruiting in North Carolina. “We call Mallard Creek the Alabama of North Carolina,? West Charlotte coach Joshua Harris said. Look beyond Charlotte and you’ll see , who grew up in Wake Forest and is a Heisman candidate. (Gatehouse News)

UNC football commit Coleman Reich is a threat anywhere on the field

North Carolina defensive back commit is looking forward to Friday night under the lights. In the months leading up to the Ledford Panthers’ opener Friday against Glenn in Kernersville, the most likely place to find him was accompanied by a personal trainer nearly every day — except Sundays. Perpetually training, football season has approached fast for Reich. (Winston-Salem Journal)

Drake Maye — Luke’s brother, Mark’s son — is Myers Park’s QB and Mustangs’ big hope

Drake Maye, the first-year quarterback at Myers Park High, looks a whole lot like his brothers when you see him up close. He’s got those bushy eyebrows like UNC All-American basketball player . And he’s got that “aw shucks” grin of Cole Maye, a left-handed pitcher at Florida. “Man,” Drake said with a smile, “everybody says that.” A third brother, Beau, is a 6-foot-9 junior at Hough High. (Charlotte Observer)

3-Star Alabama OL Looking To Set UNC Official Visit

Jayme Simmons, a 6-5, 275-pound 3-star offensive tackle from Thompson High School in Alabaster, AL, took an unofficial visit to North Carolina last week. A member of the 2019 class, his mission was to get his first look at the Tar Heels football program and build relationships with the coaches. Simmons went into the trip without an offer, but left Chapel Hill with one in hand. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Four-Star DT Brant Lawless Cleared to Enroll at UNC

has cleared UNC admissions and is expected to join the football program, sources confirmed Thursday. The 6-3, 285-pound defensive tackle from Nashville (Tenn.) Christian received a release from his National Letter of Intent with Tennessee last month. Lawless was a four-star recruit, ranked No. 22 at his position and the No. 256 overall recruit in the class of 2018. (Inside Carolina)
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