UNC Football Recruiting
Complete coverage of North Carolina Football Recruiting.
Florida Safety Reggan Northrup Lists UNC in Top-Two
According to Reggan Northrup, "Right now, the top two would probably be Rutgers and North Carolina." Northrup broke down some of the factors in solidifying the Scarlet Knights and Tar Heels as his two favorite collegiate football programs at the moment. UNC: "I just like the fact that when I went over there and visited, they made me feel like I was really at home. I know a couple of players there. I really like the city. It's nice college life there. It's someplace I can see myself at for four years."
Tar Heels Offer 2014 LB Dexter Wright
Dexter Wright has been quietly waiting in the shadows of college football recruiting for sometime now, but his name is starting to surface around the different campuses. He received his first offer last month and it came from the East Carolina Pirates.
Video: UNC QB commit Caleb Henderson at the Elite 11
Highlights of 2014 North Carolina quarterback commit Caleb Henderson (Burke, Va., Lake Braddock) at the Elite 11 in Columbus, Ohio on June 1st, 2013.
2015 DT Tim Settle “Really Loves” North Carolina
Five-star defensive tackle Tim Settle is the eight ranked player for 2015, and is the number two ranked player for his position. The best part about that isn’t how talented he is, because he is one of the most talented players in the class. The best part is the fact that he has a ton of interest in coming to Chapel Hill.
WR Josh Cabrera to attend UNC's "Freak Show"
Quickly becoming a popular calendar ear marker among North Carolina football followers, "Fedora's Freak Show" is an event that allows the UNC coaching staff to interact with a bevy of recruits and get a close look at each one of them. Last year saw players like Robert Dinkins, Ryan Switzer, Desmond Lawrence and Jaylan Barbour among those on the RSVP list. This year, Jacksonville (N.C.) Northside wide receiver Josh Cabrera will be in attendance working out in front of the UNC coaching staff.
WR Johnathan Lloyd commits to Duke
Duke added the tenth member to their recruiting haul in the Class of 2014 today in 3-Star ATH Johnathan Lloyd from Southern Alamance High School. When asked via text, he responded "Yes I did commit to Duke today." Lloyd chose Duke over offers from Florida, Clemson, Kentucky, Miami, UNC, NC State, Notre Dame, Ohio State, South Carolina, Virginia Tech and West Virginia.
A dream come true for UNC football walk-on Christian Poveromo
As a longtime University of North Carolina fan, Wilmington (NC) Hoggard dual-threat quarterback Christian Poveromo had dreams of becoming part of the Tar Heels football program. In August, that dream will finally become a reality. The 6-foot-2, 195-pound athlete will officially enroll as a student in Chapel Hill and he will walk-on to the Tar Heels football team. Poveromo calls this an opportunity he simply couldn’t pass up.
LB Chris Register verbally commits to Clemson
Dudley inside linebacker Chris Register verbally committed to Clemson on Thursday, according to multiple recruiting websites. Register confirmed his decision from his Twitter account, @HeadHunta6, on Thursday afternoon.
Brad Henson's Journal: Three Points of Emphasis
Future Tar Heel Brad Henson, an offensive lineman from Toms River (N.J.) Monsignor Donovan, is filing regular journal entries at InsideCarolina.com leading up to his UNC enrollment in June. "After the football season ended, I started really focusing on working out. One of the biggest things I was focusing on was my strength and improving every area of my game."
LB Jacob Pugh commits to Florida State
ESPN 150 outside linebacker Jacob Pugh (Tallahassee, Fla./Godby) gave a verbal commitment to Florida State on Wednesday. The 6-foot-4, 224-pound four-star linebacker said his commitment is solid, but he still might visit other schools over the summer. "I'm going to see what [FSU] thinks about me visiting other schools,” Pugh said. “I got some camps I want to go to over the summer. Like Kentucky, Vanderbilt, North Carolina and Alabama. I just want to go to camps to get better."
UNC Adds Late Football Signee Will Dancy
North Carolina head coach Larry Fedora announced Tuesday the addition of offensive lineman Will Dancy to the 2013 recruiting class. A native of Graham, N.C., Dancy will join the Tar Heels this fall after earning all-conference honors as a true freshman last season at Eastern Arizona College. Dancy, who measures 6-4, 297 pounds, will compete for playing time at either guard or center. He signed a scholarship agreement Tuesday and plans to enroll in UNC's second session of summer school in June.
RB D'Ernest Johnson commits to UNC
Larry Fedora and his staff at North Carolina continue to build recruiting momentum in the 2014 class. After picking up four commitments in April, including ESPN 150 quarterback Caleb Henderson (Burke, Va./Lake Braddock), the Tar Heels have reeled in one of the top offensive playmakers in the Sunshine State, running back D'Ernest Johnson (Immokalee, Fla./Immokalee).
UNC an early leader for Florida safety Ben Edwards
North Carolina is the latest school to offer 2015 Florida safety Ben Edwards, and the Tar Heels are one of the top teams on his list. "I really like North Carolina," said Edwards. "When I heard I received an offer from them I was really happy. I always wanted to go there, I just didn't tell anybody. I also like Miami, Georgia Tech, and Florida." Edwards currently holds offers from UNC, Boston College, UMass, Memphis, Navy, FIU, Tulsa, UAB, and a few others.
Brad Henson's Journal: Coach Kap
Future Tar Heel Brad Henson, an offensive lineman from Toms River (N.J.) Monsignor Donovan, is filing regular journal entries at InsideCarolina.com leading up to his UNC enrollment in June. "Offensive line coach Chris Kapilovic -- 'Coach Kap' -- taking over my recruitment was a blessing in disguise. The first time I met Coach Kap, I was kind of intimidated by him. But once I got to know him better, especially off the field, I realized that he’s a real good guy."
ACC Football Commitment List: Coastal Division
Seven players remain committed to UNC, the most notable of which is four-star QB Caleb Henderson from Burke, Va. The Blue Devils gained three commitments recently, including RB Kerrion Moore who has the potential to make a difference in all three phases of the game. Moore joins WR Chris Taylor and OL Zach Harmon as newly committed Duke recruits. Before the Blue Devils gained three recruits in recent weeks, the Hokies had the most commitments — eight.