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Jace Ruder ready to be a Tar Heel

Jace Ruder closed his recruitment once again Monday with the push of a button. Norton’s dual-threat quarterback tweeted his decision to verbally commit to the UNC football program just before boarding a plane home. While he was up in the air, the decision of one of the nation’s fastest rising quarterbacks in 2018 spread throughout college football circles online. (Hays Daily News)

A post ‘Freak Show’ look at UNC's 2018 football recruiting class

With the Freak Show out of the way, the Tar Heels go into the summer with some big needs filled— and plenty of big fish left to land. Quarterback and defensive back are all but shored up, and the talented players remaining listing UNC high on their list are numerous. Let’s look at how this class may shake out, which is currently comprised of four 4-stars and six 3-stars. (Tar Heel Blog)

Shutdown CB Jayden Curry Commits to UNC's 2019 Class

UNC's second 2019 commitment is on the board. Jayden Curry announced his commitment on Tuesday, three days after attending the Freak Show event in Chapel Hill. Curry, a 5-foot-11, 180-pound cornerback from Virginia Beach (Va.) Bayside, was offered by UNC in May and chose the Tar Heels over offers from Maryland, NC State, Syracuse and Virginia Tech. (Inside Carolina)

Video: UNC QB commit Tyler Shough at Elite 11 Pro Day

On day two of the Elite 11 workouts in May, the quarterbacks were put through a Pro Day simulation, which consisted of 20-25 throws, as they marched down the field from one end zone to the other. 247Sports brings you footage of Chandler (Ariz.) Hamilton four-star quarterback Tyler Shough, who recently committed to UNC. (Carolina Blue)

2018 QB Jace Ruder Commits to UNC

Following visits to Florida State, Georgia, and North Carolina, Jace Ruder decided to verbally commit to the Tar Heels. He pulled the trigger on Monday, two days after participating in Larry Fedora’s Freak Show. Ruder, a 6-foot-3, 195-pounder from Norton (Kan.), is the second quarterback to commit to the Tar Heels. Tyler Shough verbally committed earlier this week. (Inside Carolina)

Four commitments highlight big recruiting week for UNC Football

UNC's June camp season is over. While one prospect camp remains in July, the large portion of UNC's summer football recruitment schedule is over. The dead period starts Monday, June 26, but the Tar Heels took advantage last week. UNC landed a key quarterback commit on Thursday and followed up with three defensive back commits Saturday, the day of the UNC's Freak Show camp. (Carolina Blue)

Watch No. 1 RB recruit Zamir White throw down dunks at North Carolina

Zamir White, the No. 1 running back recruit in the Class of 2018 and among the top 10 overall, is spending the weekend with a return visit to in-site North Carolina. White was among the elite recruits from 2018, 2019 and 2020 who were invited to the annual “Freak Show” event, usually reserved for the program’s top targets. (USA Today)

UNC adds commitment from 2019 DE Hakeem Beamon

North Carolina has their first commit of the 2019 class in the form of defensive end Hakeem Beamon (Chesterfield, Va/Lloyd C. Bird). The 6-3, 251-pound prospect announced his commitment via twitter on Sunday. Beamon participated in the Freak Show on Saturday night where he demonstrated high levle explosive combined with great length and a lot of natural ability. (Carolina Blue)

UNC Among Standouts for 5-Star QB Justin Fields

Five-star quarterback Justin Fields has had a busy June. He started it off with a decommitment from Penn State. He then visited Georgia, Auburn and Florida State. After those visits, he rejoined his 7on7 team for the IMG National Championship. Who are the teams in his top group? “Georgia, Florida State, Florida, Auburn, North Carolina, Ole Miss and Alabama a little bit.” (247 Sports)

Javon Terry UNC Football Commitment Q&A: 'It Felt Like Family'

Following the conclusion of Fedora's Freak Show on Saturday night, Javon Terry gave the Tar Heels his commitment. He then discussed his decision with Inside Carolina. Did you anticipate making this commitment tonight? Terry: Yeah. When I first came here, I liked it. When I first came here it was like a family, everyone buys in, I was feeling it. I love it. (Inside Carolina)

2018 Safety Javon Terry Commits to North Carolina

When the Freak Show concluded Saturday night, Javon Terry was ready to make his decision. The Wake Forest (N.C.) High safety gave UNC coach Larry Fedora his commitment at the conclusion of the event. Terry chose the Tar Heels over N.C. State, Wake Forest and East Carolina. During the 2016 season, Terry rotated throughout Wake Forest High's secondary. (Inside Carolina)

2018 CB Trey Morrison commits to UNC

Trey Morrison verbally committed to UNC before Saturday’s Fedora’s Freak Show in Chapel Hill. Morrison, a 5-foot-10, 184-pound cornerback from Norcross, Ga., selected the Tar Heels over Cincinnati, Louisville, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. He is the second cornerback commitment in the 2018 class for UNC, joining Florida standout DeAndre Hollins. (Inside Carolina)

Zamir White's high school coach says UNC has momentum with the five-star RB

In less than two weeks, five-star Zamir White (Laurinburg, N.C.) is set to announce his commitment. His high school coach, Richard Bailey, joined vsporto's SEC Recruiting Buzz this week to discuss his star tailback. "I think he's got a good idea," Bailey said. White is likely to have Alabama, Clemson, Georgia, UNC, and Ohio State hats on the table when he announces his decision. (Carolina Blue)

2018 CB DeAndre Hollins commits to UNC

DeAndre Hollins committed to North Carolina, prior to Fedora’s Freak Show on Saturday. Less than a month ago, Hollins, a 6-foot-2, 185-pound cornerback from Tampa (Fla.) Jefferson, named Army, Louisville, Mississippi State, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia Tech, and West Virginia as his top seven schools. Before arriving in Chapel Hill, Hollins visited Virginia Tech. (Inside Carolina)

5-star RB Zamir White to spend weekend at UNC

According to a CarolinaBlue source, class of 2018 five-star running back Zamir White will be at UNC this weekend (June16-18). White is ranked as the No. 1 running back in the country and the No. 6 overall recruit, per the 247Sports Composite ranking. White will arrive at UNC on Friday with former high school teammate Johnathan Smith, who is a sophomore linebacker for the Tar Heels. (Carolina Blue)

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