Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Football Recruiting.
In-state Class of 2019 football prospects starting to emerge
While there are still some prominent football recruits still on the market, most notably Shelby linebacker Dax Hollifield, Concord defensive tackle Rick Sandidge and West Forsyth defensive end K.J. Henry, the scholarship offers are piling up for the stars in the Class of 2019. Here’s a brief look at seven North Carolina players from the 2019 class, who have already received eight or more scholarship offers from FBS teams.
UNC Offer Could Change Things For 2018 DE Harrison Taylor
Class of 2018 defensive end Harrison Taylor got some big news this past week when the University of North Carolina extended him a scholarship offer to play power 5 college football for the Tar Heels. "It was big time," he told THI. "Something I never could've dreamed of happening, an ACC offer before my senior season was even half way over."
Tar Heels host 4-stars Joey Baker, Josh Nickelberry, football offers 2
With the home game against Cal on Saturday, plenty of recruits were in Chapel Hill taking in the scene, and not just on the football side. While this wasn’t expected to be as big of a weekend for visits as next weekend against Louisville will be, there were two guests from the Class of 2019 worth mentioning — 4-star shooting guard Josh Nickelberry and 4-star forward Joey Baker.
Student Athlete of the Week: Dyami and Khafre Brown
If you see Khafre Brown at West Mecklenburg practice, there's a good chance Dyami Brown isn't too far away. Dyami is the older brother, and North Carolina's top-ranked receiver in the 2018 class. He recently committed to UNC. Khafre is the No. 3 ranked receiver in the junior class in North Carolina, and is fielding a list of offers.
UNC Football Recruit Weekend Scoreboard
Green Hope UNC receiver commit Jordyn Adams returned a punt 70 yards to pay dirt. He also had 7 catches for 134 yards and a TD. UNC wideout commit Dyami Brown had 6 catches for 70 yards & 1 TD; 10 rushes for 54 yards & 1 TD; 2-of-2 passing for 17 yards & 2 TDs; 1 sack; 3 kick returns for 102 yards. See how other UNC recruits performed in this weekend's Recruit Scoreboard:
UNC QB commit Jace Ruder focused on making season best it can be
Whenever Jace Ruder sees someone he hasn’t spoken with in a while, it’s easy for them to get lost in a conversation about Ruder’s chance to play football at University of North Carolina. Following his commitment to UNC in June, it’s all anyone was talking about. Ruder admits he even found himself searching Twitter and other sites just to see what people were saying about it.
Video: One-on-one with Jordyn Adams
One-on-one with North Carolina football and baseball commit Jordyn Adams on playing youth baseball with Jojo Gray and what he has learned from his father, Tar Heels defensive line coach Deke Adams.
UNC football recruiting: The latest on 4-star LB Dax Hollifield
The 4-star linebacker Dax Hollifield plans to visit Florida State for the Miami game (Sept. 16). One week later, he’s looking to return to Stanford. In October, he’ll visit Virginia Tech when UNC plays in Blacksburg. Hollifield is still figuring out which weekends will work for official visits to South Carolina and North Carolina, though the Tar Heel coaches want him to wait until after the season.
How Dax Hollifield’s dad is helping him through the recruiting process
Shelby High linebacker Dax Hollifield has heard it all from college coaches, but he believes he has an advantage over others in his position. Hollifield’s dad, Aubrey Hollifield, played defensive tackle at Wake Forest and has been there for Dax throughout this journey. Instead of focusing only on the positives at schools, Aubrey makes sure his son looks at the negative aspects as well.
Weekend UNC Football Recruit Scoreboard
UNC WR commit Jordyn Adams had 8 catches for 136 yards and 2 TDs. Versatile UNC athlete commit Dyami Brown also had an impressive stat line: 3 catches for 42 yards & 1 TD; 9 rushes for 52 yards & 1 TD; 2-of-2 passing for 17 yards & 2 TDs; 2 tackles (2 solo); 3 kick returns for 102 yards. See how other UNC football recruits performed in this week's Scoreboard.
UNC football recruits Jordyn Adams, Jace Ruder move up in latest rankings
For 2018, Larry Fedora and his staff already have double-digit recruits and landed a big one in wide receiver Jordyn Adams. He’s one of the Tar Heels best recruits in years. The Tar Heels have commitments from two quarterbacks in the class, Jace Ruder and Tyler Shough. Ruder also jumped in the latest composite rankings.
Video: UNC Commit Dyami Brown Highlights
The high school football season is underway and many of UNC's commits have already had big performances. Check out the video above of 2018 wide receiver prospect and Carolina commit Dyami Brown showing off his skills as a wildcat quarterback, wide receiver, and punt returner.
Video: Tar Heel commit Dyami Brown shines in win
Rivals.com analyst Adam Friedman breaks down North Carolina wide receiver commit Dyami Brown's performance in a season-opening win for West Mecklenburg last weekend.
5 Future Tar Heels In New Rivals250 Football For 2018
The New Rivals250 for the football class of 2018 has been released, and five of North Carolina’s commits made the rankings. Jordyn Adams, a 4-star wide receiver from Green Hope H.S. in Cary, NC, came in at No. 87 and is joined in the rankings by No. 133 Payton Wilson, No. 181 Jace Ruder, No. 185 Dyami Brown, and No. 191 Tyler Shough.
A roundup of North Carolina football's summer commitments
The North Carolina football team had an eventful summer in terms of recruiting. Here’s a look at some of the top players in the Tar Heels’ 2018 class, all of whom will be playing their final high-school seasons this fall. Payton Wilson, four-star outside linebacker; Jordyn Adams, four-star wide receiver; Tyler Shough, four-star quarterback; Dyami Brown, four-star wide receiver.