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Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Football Recruiting.

Video: Analysis of UNC RB commitment and Shrine Bowl star Javonte Williams

Teachey (N.C.) Rose Hill running back Javonte Williams starred in the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas, and just a couple hours later, joined North Carolinas' class of 2018. Watch Williams' video to see what the Tar Heels will be getting when he enrolls in Chapel Hill next fall. Here is UNC's 2018 football recruiting board if you'd like to see how the class is shaping up.

5 UNC football commits help North Carolina to Shrine Bowl win

The Tar Heels had a heavy presence on the North Carolina Shrine Bowl team: 4-star receiver Jordyn Adams, 4-star athlete Dyami Brown, 4-star tackle Avery Jones, 3-star safety Javon Terry and 3-star running back Javonte Williams. Brown showcased his playmaking ability, returning a kickoff 92 yards for a touchdown. A couple of high-priority Tar Heel recruits were also featured.

North Carolina trying to flip Maryland OL Spencer Anderson

We’re a week away from the college football early signing period. Just this weekend, the Tar Heels had Maryland three-star commit Spencer Anderson on campus in an attempt to flip him. So, not only is Larry Fedora trying to sign his own recruits, like LB Dax Hollifield, OL William Barnes, DT Rick Sandidge, and RB Leddie Brown, he’s also going after everyone else’s too.

Recapping championship round of high school football playoffs for Tar Heels’ class

Saturday brought the week all high school football players across the country hope to play in before their four years are up — state championship week. Across the state of North Carolina, the Tar Heels’ Class of 2018 was well represented among several of the state’s classifications with four commits who suited up Saturday, including one new face.

UNC Football Recruiting December Offer List

It’s been a busy month for North Carolina on the recruiting trail with the end of football season and the recent conclusion of the high school playoffs. With so much to cover, some of North Carolina’s December offers have slipped through the cracks, partly because there have been so many of them. Here are some of North Carolina’s offers over the first couple weeks of the month.

UNC football recruiting: An early signing period primer

This is definitely a rosy outlook, but Carolina has added commitments from quarterback Cade Fortin, linebacker Kyle Wright, defensive tackle Jahlil Taylor, and athlete Javonte Williams in the past nine days. Each shores up a position of need in the current class. New names keep appearing on the recruiting board, due to the fallout from a crazy firing and hiring season.

Rivals100 DT Rick Sandidge has his official visits & commitment scheduled

Rivals100 defensive tackle Rick Sandidge has been taking a number of unofficial visits and the Concord, N.C. star is has the remainder of his recruitment mapped out. Sandidge will take an official visit to Georgia on January 12th, North and Carolina on January 19th. Sandidge is set to take his official visit to Michigan on January 26th and South Carolina on February 2nd.

Video: UNC Commitment Jordyn Adams Highlight Reel

Class of 2018 wide receiver Jordyn Adams is one of the more highly anticipated UNC recruits in many years. Adams comes in as the No. 3 wide receiver and the No. 11 overall player in the country per the 247Sports rankings. Adams committed to North Carolina on July 3. He was named an Army All-American this fall.

Three schools left for Rivals250 LB Dax Hollifield

Rivals250 linebacker Dax Hollifield's recruitment window has narrowed to three schools: North Carolina, Stanford, and Virginia Tech. The Shelby, N.C., star is preparing for the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas this week and broke down where his recruitment is headed. "North Carolina has made a big push," Hollifield said. "I'm by far their top recruit right now."

RB Javonte Williams Commits to UNC

Fresh off Wallace-Rose Hill's fourth consecutive NCHSAA 2A Championship, Javonte Williams verbally committed to UNC. Williams, a 5-foot-11, 215-pound running back, was the driving force in Wallace-Rose Hill's 2017 championship. In 35-28 victory over Reidsville in Kenan Stadium on Saturday, he was awarded the game MVP. He finished with 207 yards and two touchdowns.

UNC WR Commitment Jordyn Adams Recognized by SI

UNC wide receiver commitment Jordyn Adams received a special honor from Sports Illustrated this week. He was named one of the "Faces in the Crowd" after an impressive performance where he had three punt-return touchdowns in one game. The 6-foot-2, 175-pound wide receiver is the top commit in the 2018 class for the Tar Heels.

DT Jahlil Taylor Commits to UNC

Jahlil Taylor completed his commitment switch to North Carolina from Appalachian State on Saturday. Taylor, a 6-foot-1, 290-pound defensive tackle from Cordele (Ga.) Crisp County, made the switch during his UNC official visit. He had spent a month and a half on App State’s commitment list. Louisville has also recently extended a scholarship offer to Taylor.

Tar Heels could be eyeing different basketball target; 4-star ILB Donte Starks names top 10

Roy Williams seems content to sit at three players unless he’s able to pull in the talented 5-star South Carolina small forward. But according to Rivals’ Clint Jackson, there could be another name on Williams’ radar. North Carolina is one of several teams that has reached out to 4-star power forward E.J. Montgomery since he de-committed from Auburn in September.

Recruiting battles add fuel to UNC-N.C. State football rivalry

The football rivalry between N.C. State and North Carolina may have reached a new level of intensity off the field last week. The decision by heralded Hillsborough Orange linebacker Payton Wilson to back off a verbal commitment to UNC on Nov. 22 and then pledge to the Wolfpack 10 days later added more fuel to an already sizzling feud.

2018 QB Cade Fortin Commits to UNC

Cade Fortin, a 3-star quarterback from North Gwinnett H.S. in Suwanee, GA, committed to play football at North Carolina on Thursday evening. Fortin has been committed to Texas A&M, but decommitted Sunday. UNC head coach Larry Fedora and QB Coach Keith Heckendorf had an in-home visit with Fortin on Wednesday night and 24 hours later he committed to becoming a Tar Heel.

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Matthew Flint2018 LB
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