Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Football Recruiting.
4-star defensive lineman Hakeem Beamon de-commits from North Carolina
Hakeem Beamon hasn't been shy about taking visits since he committed to UNC in June 2017 but the Rivals250 defensive end from Chesterfield (Va.) announced his decommitment Monday and has a short list of top contenders. "Decommitting has been on my mind a long time. Ohio State, Alabama, Clemson, and South Carolina are my top four right now."
UNC Football Recruiting: Jalen Nixon Discusses Decision To Walk On
Class of 2018 athlete Jalen Niixon of A.L. Brown High School in Kannapolis, NC, accepted a walk-on opportunity to play college football next year at North Carolina. Nixon was ecstatic to make the decision public that he will be a Tar Heel and can’t wait to get things going. Well under the radar for a lot of FBS programs, Nixon explained to THI how this union came about.
Why 5-star Quavaris Crouch is so special
College coaches covet Quavaris Crouch because of his ability to be a difference-maker on either side of the ball. As a junior, Crouch racked up 3,142 rushing yards and 31 touchdowns in helping lead Charlotte (N.C.) Harding University to a 4-A state championship. It was the school’s first title since 1953 and Crouch was the game’s Most Valuable Player.
UNC Football Recruiting: Weekly Offer Sheet
North Carolina's football staff handed out nine scholarship offers over the last week, with seven of the prospects coming from the class of 2019 and one each for the classes of 2020 and 2021. Here are the nine football recruits who received offers from the Tar Heels:
Rivals250 DT Joshua Harris discusses UNC, UGA, UVA, & VT visits
Rivals250 defensive tackle Joshua Harris has taken advantage of some free time and made sure he sees as many schools as he can. Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia, and Virginia Tech recently hosted the Roxboro (N.C.) Person star. Duke will get him on campus this weekend and a visit to Tennessee is in the works for some time in the next few weeks.
Video: 5-Star RB Quavaris Crouch Junior Season Highlights
Junior Season highlights of North Carolina recruiting target and 5-star running back Quavaris Crouch (Charlotte, NC/Harding). Crouch, (6-2, 225 lbs) is the number-one-rated running back in the 2019 recruiting class and recently took an unofficial visit to North Carolina.
2019 RB Quavaris Crouch moves to No. 1 player in the country
Three years ago, Harding football coach Sam Greiner predicted that a sophomore on a 1-10 team would eventually become the best high school football player in America. Tuesday, Greiner’s prediction came true. Harding junior running back/linebacker Quavaris Crouch moved up to the top spot in the latest rankings updates from Rivals.com.
UNC Football hoping to replicate out-of-state recruiting success in 2019
Checking in with 2019 football recruits who have piqued the interest of North Carolina’s coaching staff. It’s worth noting that these are players who have already shown some reciprocal interest in Carolina and not just the best out-of-state players with a North Carolina offer. Once junior days finish and summer camps begin, this list will undoubtedly change.
Podcast: Discussing UNC's 2019 Football Recruits
Inside Carolina's Don Callahan looks ahead to North Carolina's 2019 football recruiting class, and discusses who the top players might be with recruiting scout Jason Pughe.
UNC Football Recruiting: A look at where Tar Heels stand for future classes
Coming off a disappointing season in which the Tar Heels went 3-9 and 1-7 in ACC play. Larry Fedora’s 2018 recruiting class is a big one for the future of the program as they have to turn things around quickly and there are a few players who can do that. The Tar Heels are now on to 2019 and have already launched their campaign with the hashtag #TakeFl19ght.
UNC football recruiting: Attention turns to top in-state talent for 2019
In the Class of 2018, the Tar Heels landed six in-state prospects, including four of the state’s top 16 players. That list included 4-star receivers Jordyn Adams and Dyami Brown, as well as 4-star guard Avery Jones and 3-star running back Devon Lawrence. It’s all but certain that North Carolina will pick up more of the state’s top prospects before February 2019.
"Down East" talent abundant in football Class of 2019
Eleven players from North Carolina's “Down East? high schools have received scholarship offers from FBS programs already. Powerhouse Havelock High has three FBS recruits on its roster. Anthony Harris is a big-play maker at safety. Clemson, ECU, N.C. State, UNC, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest are among schools trying to land him.
NC football coaches make landing in-state recruits a priority
North Carolina coach Larry Fedora’s local haul included No. 2-rated wide receiver Jordyn Adams of Green Hope, the son of Tar Heels defensive line coach Deke Adams; No. 9 Avery Jones, an offensive guard from Havelock; and a a pair of top 25 recruits — “athlete” Dyami Brown of West Mecklenburg (No. 13) and running back Devon Lawrence of Wake Forest (No. 22).
Podcast: Football Signing Day Recap, Impact Freshmen
Inside Carolina recruiting expert Don Callahan reviews North Carolina's 2018 football recruiting class and looks ahead to which incoming freshmen could have the biggest impact on the field for the Tar Heels during the 2018-2019 season.
Signing Day Superlatives for the ACC: Surprise Class - UNC
How about North Carolina finishing top five in the Atlantic Coast Conference football recruiting rankings? The Tar Heels finished strong outside of state lines, particularly in Florida with four-star wide receiver Antoine Green and Apopka duo Williams Barnes and Ed Montilus on the offensive line. They splashed in Alabama with former Tennessee linebacker pledge Matt Flint.