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2018 OL Joshua Ezeudu Commits to UNC

Joshua Ezeudu originally planned to reveal a verbal commitment after taking one more official visit. Instead, the offensive tackle committed to North Carolina on Friday. "You can't find a school like North Carolina that's good at football but also has top academics," Ezeudu said. "Coach [Larry] Fedora, I can tell that he's real close to getting them over the hump." (Inside Carolina)

UNC Football expecting two big official visitors this weekend

It’s the second of four weekends of official visits leading up to National Signing Day, and the Tar Heels are expecting a couple of big-time football recruits. The more familiar, of the two is 4-star defensive tackle Rick Sandidge of Concord, N.C, the nation’s No. 12 defensive tackle. The second of the blue-chippers expected in Chapel Hill this weekend is 4-star receiver Warren Thompson. (DieHards.com)

UNC Football Signees Jordyn Adams, Avery Jones Make Top247

UNC signee Jordyn Adams is the No. 14 overall player in the final Top247 released Thursday. Adams, a 6-2, 175-pound big-play wide receiver, is expected to enroll at North Carolina in June. Adams will also play baseball for UNC. He is a star centerfielder at Green Hope High School in Cary, N.C. Avery Jones, a 6-4 275-pound guard from Havelock, N.C., comes in at No. 144. (Inside Carolina)

Nation's top 2019 RB recruit, Quavaris Crouch, sets visit to UNC

Harding High (Charlotte, NC) junior Quavaris Crouch is the nation’s top recruit at running back in the class of 2019, and he’ll visit UNC on his birthday, Jan. 27. “He could go to a multitude of places (on his birthday weekend),” his coach said, “and he made a commitment to his (home state) school. Gunter Brewer is one of the best recruiters I’ve met in my life.” (Charlotte Observer)

2018 LB Matthew Flint Commits to UNC

A last-minute official visit turned into a last-minute enrollment for Matthew Flint. It's all thanks to UNC's newest coaching addition, Tommy Thigpen. Originally, Flint, a 6-foot-1, 213-pound linebacker from Gurley (Ala.) Madison County, committed to Tennessee. With Thigpen as his lead recruiter, he pledged to the Vols back in August with the intent of enrolling in January. (Inside Carolina)

2018 LB Matthew Flint officially parts ways with Tennessee, is leaning toward UNC

Three-star senior linebacker Matthew Flint of Madison County High School in Gurley, Ala., told 247Sports' Don Callahan on Sunday that he's no longer committed to Tennessee. The 6-foot, 213-pound Flint, who had been committed to the Vols since Aug. 2, confirmed after his official visit to North Carolina this weekend that he has parted ways with the Vols and he is leaning toward the Tar Heels. (GoVols247)

Video: Army Bowl analysis - North Carolina signee Jordyn Adams

Rivals.com analyst Adam Friedman was in San Antonio all week and has a breakdown of North Carolina signee Jordyn Adams. View Video...

Podcast: Previewing UNC's Upcoming Football Official Visitor Weekend

Inside Carolina's Don Callahan previews North Carolina's upcoming official visitor weekend, which is shaping up to be the biggest and most important of the recruiting cycle. Don breaks down seven of the official visitors who plan to be in Chapel Hill this weekend, and discusses which positions the UNC coaches are still attempting to fill for the recruiting class (Audioboom)

Seven Crucial Targets Among UNC Football's Official Visitors This Weekend

UNC will host its most consequential official visit weekend of the recruiting cycle. Along with six UNC commitments/signees, the Tar Heels will welcome seven remaining targets: Offensive linemen William Barnes, Joshua Ezeudu, and Ed Montilus, defensive lineman Jamarcus Chatman, running backs Anthony Grant and Kavosiey Smoke, and receiver Antoine Green. (Inside Carolina)

Six Tar Heels Enroll Early

Six members of UNC's 2018 football recruiting class have enrolled early and are on campus. Two of the early enrollees are among the last three players to commit to UNC, Kyle Wright and Javonte Williams. Also among the six players are 4-star wide receiver Dyami Brown, 4-star quarterback Jace Ruder, 3-star defensive back Bryson Richardson and 3-star quarterback Cade Fortin. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Podcast: Post-Holiday UNC Football Recruiting Update

After enjoying some time off for the holidays, Inside Carolina's Don Callahan is back to give an update on North Carolina football recruiting. He and Jon Seiglie discuss the US Army All-American Game, UNC's upcoming official visitor weekend, and give updates on offensive line recruit William Barnes and running back Mychale Salahuddin. (Audioboom)

WR Jordyn Adams gives Tar Heels reason for excitement with all-star game performance

Jordyn Adams, a 4-star receiver from Cary, N.C., has the potential to be one of UNC's best recruits in the Larry Fedora era. Tar Heels fans got a chance to catch a glimpse of their future playmaker over the weekend in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl. Adams caught 6 passes for 56 yards, leading his team in receiving yards and leading all receivers in receptions. (DieHards.com)

Six Football Signees Set to Enroll Early at UNC

UNC will welcome six early football enrollees to campus this weekend: wide receiver Dyami Brown, quarterbacks Cade Fortin and Jace Ruder, defensive back Bryson Richardson, running back Javonte Williams, and linebacker Kyle Wright. The group will move into their dorms this weekend. On Tuesday, they will report to the team then begin classes on Wednesday. (Inside Carolina)

UNC in good position to land 4-star OL William Barnes

Offensive lineman William Barnes is one of the best uncommitted recruits at the Army All-American Bowl, and UNC seems to have a leg up on the competition. Barnes was clear about where North Carolina stands. The Tar Heels seem like the unquestioned leader in his recruitment because of his fit in the program and relationship with offensive line coach Chris Kapilovic. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Update on 2018 UNC football recruiting targets

Linebacker Dax Hollifield is still considering UNC and is expected to decide after he visits Stanford in January. Clemson is also making a late push. The Florida Gators are the rumored favorites for offensive tackle William Barnes, but the Tar Heels continue to be involved. WR commit Jordyn Adams is already signed, but there’s a developing story with his baseball career. (Keeping It Heel)

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Top Football Recruits
RecruitClass
Jordyn Adams2018 WR
Dyami Brown2018 ATH
Avery Jones2018 OT
Jace Ruder2018 QB
Chris Collins2018 DE
Joshua Ezeudu2018 OL
Matthew Flint2018 LB
Cade Fortin2018 QB
DeAndre Hollins2018 CB
Devon Lawrence2018 RB

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