Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Football Recruiting.
4-Star DE Albert Huggins High on UNC
Albert Huggins, a 2015 four-star defensive lineman from Orangeburg, SC, mentioned UNC defensive line coach Keith Gilmore in an interview with Dawgs247: "Ole Miss is coming at me hard with coach (Chris) Kiffin," he said. "South Carolina, I just talked to coach (Lorenzo) Ward and coach (Deke) Adams about a week ago. North Carolina and coach (Keith) Gilmore and I have a really good bond. That is what makes my decision even harder. It really does."
2015 RB Bryce Love talks UNC, academics, and recruiting
At 5-foot-9 and 180-pounds Bryce Love has the speed and explosion to be a consistent producer for a college program. There is no surprise that every major team in the state of North Carolina, many SEC schools, and top-level programs across the nation desire the talents of the Wake Forest (N.C) 2015 prospect. CarolinaBlue asked Love about the possibility of committing to a school outside North Carolina and whether staying in the Old North State is important to him.
OT Emanuel McGirt breaks down recruitment
Four-star OT Emanuel McGirt: “The top eight schools I am considering are North Carolina, NC State, Duke, South Carolina, Vanderbilt, Florida, LSU and Virginia Tech. These eight are the schools I wanted to focus on the most and give them most of my attention going forward. I don’t have anyone out in front. I like all the schools I have it down to so the next month will help me a lot when it comes time to make my choice.”
UNC offers 2015 WR Dexter Carter, Jr.
North Carolina has offered 2015 wide receiver Dexter Carter, Jr. (Jacksonville, Fla./The Bolles School). The Tar Heels join Auburn, Duke, Louisville, Middle Tennessee, TCU and Wisconsin as others who have already pulled the trigger on the 5-foot-11, 175-pound prospect. Carter is rated as a three-star recruit by 247Sports and the 247Sports Composite. He is the No. 57 wide receiver in the country and the No. 56 player in the state of Florida.
2015 RB Bryce Love to visit UNC Tuesday
Class of 2015 all-purpose back Bryce Love posted on twitter Monday that he will visit UNC today (Tuesday). A 247Sports Composite four-star, Love is a 5-foot-9, 180-pound all-purpose back from Wake Forest, North Carolina who runs a 4.30 second 40. Love is the No. 6 all-purpose back in the 2015 class and the No. 7 player overall in the state of North Carolina. Currently, Love's 247Sports Crystal Ball is 91% North Carolina and 9% South Carolina.
UNC in pursuit of 2016 LB Jonathan Pollock
2016 outside linebacker Jonathan Pollock is verbally committed to Mississippi State but is being heavily pursued by a number of schools across the country. The Orlando native told CarolinaBlue that North Carolina is "if not number one, one of the top schools."
UNC makes the cut with 4-star OL Emanuel McGirt
Hillside (NC) 4-star Off. Tackle Emanuel McGirt announced over Twitter Friday the eight schools he has focused in on with his recruitment and North Carolina made the list. Joining the Tar Heels in McGirt's Top 8 includes Vanderbilt, NC State, Duke, Florida, LSU, South Carolina and Virginia Tech. McGirt also said he is planning to make his official commitment at the end of June. .
Austin Proehl's Journal: Following my heart
Future Tar Heel Austin Proehl, a wide receiver from Charlotte (N.C.) Providence, is filing regular journal entries at InsideCarolina.com leading up to his UNC enrollment in June: "I knew Carolina was where I needed to be. It was where my heart was. I loved the coaching staff. I loved the guys that were there. And I knew that my goal in college was to win a championship and I knew that the guys there had the same goal as me. Plus, I knew the academics were great at Carolina."
2015 5-star CB Tavarus McFadden offered by UNC
2015 cornerback Tavarus McFadden, a 247Sports Composite five-star, was offered by the North Carolina Tar Heels today. The Fort Lauderdale native is 6-foot-3, 198-pounds and holds offers from most major programs in the country. According to the 247Sports Composite rankings McFadden is the No. 33 player in the nation, the No. 5 cornerback, and the No. 8 player in the state of Florida.
2015 CB Rashard Causey offered by UNC
2015 cornerback Rashard Causey (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla./St. Thomas Aquinas) was offered by North Carolina on Thursday. Causey has been committed to Florida Atlantic since April 18, 2013. Schools such as Clemson, Louisville, Miami, Michigan, Notre Dame, Penn State, South Carolina, Tennessee and UCLA have been in the picture at one point or another. His most recent offer came from Duke on May 20. Causey is a three-star prospect
UNC makes the cut for OL Brian Chaffin
247Sports Composite four-star offensive lineman Brian Chaffin released his top four Wednesday evening. The 6-foot-2, 280-pound center from Charlotte Christian narrowed his choices down to Duke, N.C. State, Stanford, and North Carolina. Chaffin visited UNC last weekend and is planning a visit to Stanford in early June. He will verbally commit at the end of June.
ACC Football Recruiting Scorecard
North Carolina - Current commitments: 9; Spotlight: The Tar Heels have landed the nation’s No. 3 tight end in ESPN 300 prospect Carl Tucker, a four-star recruit and the nation's No. 260 overall player. They have landed two other four-star prospects: No. 31 offensive tackle Mason Veal and No. 22 safety Ronnie Harrison; ESPN 300 commitments: 1
DT Aaron Crawford commits to UNC
North Carolina has received a verbal commitment from Ashburn (Va.) Stone Bridge three-star defensive tackle Aaron Crawford. The 6-2, 290-pounder chose the Tar Heels over Boston College, Duke, Maryland, Virginia and many others. Per the 247Sports Composite Rankings, Crawford is the No. 54 defensive tackle in the country and the No. 33 prospect in Virginia.
2016 UNC commit Antonio Williams tweets his loyalty to UNC
2016 running back and UNC commit Antonio Williams sent out a couple tweets recently pledging his loyalty to the University of North Carolina. The North Stanley (New London, North Carolina) rising junior has gained interest from a number of schools recently. He plans on visiting LSU, Auburn, and Tennessee this summer with a high school teammate and said in a recent 247Sports interview he talks with coaches from Michigan and Clemson.
UNC offers 2015 OL Tommy Hatton
2015 center Tommy Hatton received an offer from UNC on Monday, the prospect announced on twitter. The Montvale, New Jersey native is a rated as a four-star by 247Sports. Hatton is 6-foot-3 and 280-pounds. Another 2015 center prospect, Brian Chaffin, took an unofficial visit to Chapel Hill this past weekend.