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East Lincoln QB Chazz Surratt won’t have surgery on injured elbow
East Lincoln High senior quarterback Chazz Surratt, who set a North Carolina record for total offense Friday, won’t need surgery on his injured left elbow, his mother told the Observer Tuesday. Brandi Surratt said doctors at UNC, where her son has committed to play football, told the family surgery isn’t needed. He will wear a hinged brace for a week and then begin rehab.
2016 CB Myles Wolfolk Flips to North Carolina
A day after UNC won its 11th straight game, the Tar Heels received a commitment. Myles Wolfolk informed the North Carolina staff on Sunday that he has switched his commitment from Virginia Tech to UNC, sources confirm. Wolfolk, a 6-foot-1, 175-pound defensive back from Upper Marlboro (Md.) Wise, had been committed to the Hokies since last December.
UNC OLB Commit Dominique Ross Sets Official Visits with Miami, Virginia Tech
Dominique Ross, a disruptive and lanky outside linebacker who's set to compete for yet another state title with his teammates at Jacksonville (Fla.) Trinity Christian, continues to honor his pledge to North Carolina, but has also locked in official visit dates with ACC foes Miami and Virginia Tech.
East Lincoln QB Chazz Surratt sets state record for total career yardage despite injury
A week after suffering ligament damage in his left throwing elbow in a playoff victory against Wilkes Central, Surratt, the starting quarterback for East Lincoln, returned and took snaps on a single series. In that time he did just enough to earn the 8 yards of total offense to surpass Leake’s career total of 16,590 yards, which stood as the previous state record.
East Lincoln QB Chazz Surratt receives medical clearance to play Friday
East Lincoln High football coach Mike Byus said quarterback Chazz Surratt has been medically cleared to play in Friday’s N.C. 2AA quarterfinal against East Burke. At practice Thursday morning, Byus said Surratt’s family brought proper documentation, which will allow the school to pad Surratt’s elbow brace.
East Lincoln awaits medical clearance for injured QB Chazz Surratt to play Friday
After doctors successfully fitted him into a special hinged brace for his injured elbow Tuesday, East Lincoln senior quarterback Chazz Surratt might play in Friday’s playoff game against East Burke. His mother Brandi told the Observer it would be his final high school game. East Lincoln coach Mike Byus said the school is awaiting medical clearance for Surratt to play.
East Lincoln QB Chazz Surratt needs surgery, done for the season
East Lincoln All-American quarterback Chazz Surratt suffered ligament damage to his left throwing elbow in Friday’s 47-6 N.C. 2AA second round playoff win over Wilkes Central. Surratt will need surgery to repair the ligament damage and the rehab would take 4 to 6 months. Brandi Surratt said her son would enroll at UNC in January. He committed to the Tar Heels last summer.
Weekend UNC Football Recruit Scoreboard
UNC RB commit Jordon Brown threw a 32-yard touchdown pass, rushed 13 times for 64 yards, and caught a 26-yard pass as his Durham Jordan team defeated Orange County, 17-14. UNC WR/S recruit Nate Craig caught four passes for 154 yards, including a 74-yard touchdown in a 35-6 win in the FHSAA 3A regional finals See how other UNC football recruits performed in the Weekend Recruit Scoreboard.
UNC QB commit Chazz Surratt suffers elbow injury
In the first quarter of a second round N.C. 2AA playoff game against Wilkes Central, East Lincoln quarterback Chazz Surratt, one of the heavy favorites to win N.C. player of the year, was tackled and stuck his arm out to break his fall. His elbow popped out of the socket. When he got to the sidelines, a local doctor popped it back in. But Surratt’s elbow came out again. His night was done.
Football recruit Myles Dorn cuts list to 5, will announce decision December 4
Three-star athlete Myles Dorn, from Charlotte, N.C., announced a top 5 on Tuesday evening that includes the Buckeyes. The other four schools in the mix are North Carolina, N.C. State, Clemson and West Virginia. Dorn, who announced the news on his Twitter account, will make announce his decision on Dec. 4.
Video: UNC QB commitment Logan Byrd's 99-yard TD run
UNC QB commitment Logan Byrd ran for a 99-yard touchdown in an October 9th game. Byrd's team, Veterans High School (Kathleen, GA) defeated West Laurens High School 14-7.
New Hanover's Garrett Walston makes decision of a lifetime
The college application process is pretty standard for college bound high school students. Apply and select from the schools that accept you. For New Hanover’s Garrett Walston, who is one of the best tight ends in the country, more than 20 schools took a run at signing him. “I was talking to people form Georgia, Carolina, Penn State, Ohio, Northwestern, Boston College, Wake Forest, throughout the whole United States pretty much,” Walston said.
Weekend Football Recruit Scoreboard
UNC QB commit Chazz Surratt completed 24 of 27 passes for 410 yards and seven touchdowns, leading East Lincoln to a 54-7 playoff win. UNC wide receiver/safety recruit Myles Dorn caught a late TD pass to force overtime and snagged another TD pass in overtime, but his Charlotte Vance team fell to Charlotte Catholic 26-20. See how other UNC football recruits performed in the Football Recruit Scoreboard.
Top UNC cornerback target back on the market
Class of 2016 cornerback Troy Pride decommitted from Virginia Tech on Thursday. He had been committed to the Hokies since Feb. 2nd of 2015. Pride, a 6-0, 175-pound 247Sports three-star cornerback was at North Carolina on an unofficial visit last weekend. He visited UNC for the Duke game and was accompanied his mom. Pride is one of UNC's major cornerback targets for the 2016 class.
Meet crafty UNC defensive back commitment Greg Ross
Defensive backs have a different mentality compared to others on the football field. The pressure makes or breaks this group, something North Carolina commitment Greg Ross thrives on to the point he carries it off the field. After his playing days are done, a career in the Secret Service could even be on the horizon.