For context, Larry Fedora signed 44 in seven season, Butch Davis signed 49 in five seasons, and John Bunting signed 56 in six seasons. In three recruiting classes since returning to Chapel Hill, Mack Brown has now signed or received verbal commitments from 38 in-state recruits (10 in 2019, 14 in 2020 and 2021). Build your custom FanSided Daily email newsletter with news and analysis on North Carolina Tar Heels and all your favorite sports teams, TV shows, and more. Jones is the 15th verbal commit for UNC in the 2021 cycle. But, as is the case with most recruits under this coaching staff, Jones presents options and versatility. Ritzie is UNC’s 16h recruit for 2021, and the seventh on the defensive side of the ball. For more on UNC Football recruiting, please make sure to check back with Keeping It Heel. UNC Recruiting: JJ Jones commits to UNC Football New, 1 comment The speedy South Carolina wideout joins UNC’s loaded 2021 class and will add … UNC Football: Tar Heels trending for 5-star CB Tony Grimes? A consensus three-star wide receiver, Jones’ commitment helps Phil Longo maintain a deep and talented WR room. Your favorite teams, topics, and players all on your favorite mobile devices.
He is just the second from outside of North Carolina, making this recruitment a little more intriguing. (It can be found Jones’ player profile page). He selected UNC over hometown South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, and Mississippi State. All three main recruiting services are in relative agreement about his status among fellow South Carolina recruits, but don’t have much of a consensus about his overall rating. North Carolina football continues to rack up verbal commitments. CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA - OCTOBER 26: A detailed view of a football before the game between the Duke Blue Devils and North Carolina Tar Heels during their game at Kenan Stadium on October 26, 2019 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. UNC Football: 5-star DB Tony Grimes commits to Tar Heels Jake Lawrence 6/30/2020. Add to Calendar. Projects as an outside wide receiver.
On Thursday night, wide receiver JJ Jones verbally committed to the Heels, becoming just the second out-of-state recruit to join the 2021 class. UNC Recruiting: JJ Jones commits to UNC Football, UNC Football at FSU: Three Things Learned, Lots of "come see me" ‘s going around this week, A strong second half effort was not enough as the Tar Heels fell to Florida State 28-31, UNC vs. Florida State - Player of the Game: Javonte Williams, UNC vs Florida State: How to watch, time, streaming, channel. That ties the program record for most in-state recruits since the turn of the century, and equals last year’s total. He is the Heels’ 16th recruit for this cycle, but just the second defensive lineman. Maye was joined by fellow UNC commits Dontavius Nash, Gavin Blackwell, and Ra Ra Dillworth among others for the weekend-long event.
Has a developed build with a relatively filled out frame and muscle mass. If those abilities to get into the offensive backfield translate to the college game, UNC fans can look forward to a return to dominant defensive front lines that UNC was known for in the late 90’s. We'll never pass along your email address to spammers, scammers, or the like. Scored on one out of every three receptions as a junior. The rising senior is considered a top-10 in-state talent by Rivals and 247 Sports, while ESPN is a little slower to match the other recruiting services. The 6-3, 195 wide receiver plays for Myrtle Beach High School in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. As we’ve seen this staff do since they took over, he’ll will be placed in a position to best utilize his talents. It’s also good to see UNC recruits out on the field getting some offseason workouts in ahead of their final year of high school ball. The announcement came via Twitter, pretty much by surprise as he had only let us know he’d be committing some time this week: 100% COMMITTED! Rivals: SDE, 4-stars, #128 (national), #9 (position), #7 (state)ESPN: DE, 4-stars, #NR (national), #33 (position), #21 (state) 247 Sports (organic): SDE, 4-stars #63 (national), #5 (position), #4 (state)247 Sports (composite): SDE, 4-stars #142 (national), #12 (position), #7 (state). Will need to continue improving his ability to separate within the route and consistency with ball skills on a catch to catch basis. UNC Football: 4-star DE Jahvaree Ritzie commits to Tar Heels New, 2 comments The defensive end is the 16th overall recruit for the Heels’ 2021 class UNC Football: Tar Heels pickup two predictions for five-star DB, UNC Football: What bowl game 247 Sports predicts Tar Heels to land in, UNC Jumps Clemson for No. While UNC managed to win just 14 games this season and finished by tying for the worst record in the ACC, North Carolina's men's basketball boasts five commits in its 2020 …
The consensus four-star prospect plays for Glenn High School in Kernersville, NC where he is also teammates with current UNC commit Raneiria Dillworth. As a junior, he caught 16 touchdowns and gained over 700 receiving yards. UNC Football: 4-star DE Jahvaree Ritzie commits to Tar Heels, UNC Football at FSU: Three Things Learned, Lots of "come see me" ‘s going around this week, A strong second half effort was not enough as the Tar Heels fell to Florida State 28-31, UNC vs. Florida State - Player of the Game: Javonte Williams, UNC vs Florida State: How to watch, time, streaming, channel. On Friday evening, defensive end Jahvaree Ritzie verbally committed to the Tar Heels. Powered by Minute Media © 2020 All Rights Reserved. 2-Ranked 2021 Recruiting Class; 11 4-Star Commits, UNC Football: 4-star defensive tackle to make commitment in July. As a junior, Ritzie accumulated 74 tackles, 18.5 tackles for loss, 6 sacks, and 15 QB hurries. Whether or not Ritzie puts his hand in the dirt or stands up off the edge remains to be seen, but that’s a conversation for another time.
(Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images). Over the weekend, a few UNC football commits participated in the Blazing 7 on 7 tournament in Rock Hill, South Carolina and took home the title. Whether he evolves into a deep threat down the sideline like Mack Hollins or a big body on the boundary like Beau Corrales remains to be seen. With the summer off-season approaching, and players and staff returning to campus, North Carolina’s football program continues to haul in talent.
The speedy South Carolina wideout joins UNC’s loaded 2021 class and will add to one of the deepest WR rooms in the country.
Dangerous after the catch with the ability to rip off long runs on tunnel screens. He’s entering his senior year at Myers Park High School before arriving on UNC’s campus next year. As North Carolina football players slowly make their way back to campus this Summer, class of 2021 recruits are doing their own form of workouts. He joins Gavin Blackwell and Kobe Paysour as the third WR to commit for this class. The UNC commit lit it up in the event as you can see in some Day 1 highlights: Maye is already among the best quarterbacks in the 2021 class ranking in the Top 50 overall by recruiting outlets. 2020 UNC Basketball recruiting class, including current Tar Heel commits, targeted recruits, star rankings, etc. Brown’s success this cycle has been buoyed by an uncommonly deep talent pool in North Carolina for 2021. The team was impressive throughout the tournament but it was Maye that caught everyone’s attention. Capable of making acrobatic catches and beating defensive backs to the ball in-air. March on Washington, Jacob Blake shooting: 5 things to … According to the 247 Sports Composite, UNC has now received verbal commitments from 13 of the state’s top-25 recruits and 6 of the top-10. At 6-3, Jones will eventually provide a big outside target. Rivals: WR, 3-star, NR (national), NR(position), #5 (state)ESPN: WR, 3-star, NR (national), #103 (position), #6 (state)247 Sports (organic): WR, 4-star, #NR (national), #50 (position), #3 (state)247 Sports (composite): WR, 3-star, #425 (national), #69 (position), #3 (state). @samharrigan84 @CoachMackBrown @CoachGalloway7 @uncfootball pic.twitter.com/ZvLtk1ZpBI. Your privacy is safe with us. A big year for Maye could mean his ranking shoots up and he eventually gets that five-star ranking next to his name. Productive as a junior in his first season playing for one of the better high school programs in South Carolina. The team, Carolina Stars, was led by four-star quarterback Drake Maye who originally committed to North Carolina before flipping to the Tar Heels. Check out his overall ratings at this moment in time. Has tested as a good athlete and ran well at college camps. Prior to his junior year at last April’s The Opening Regional camp, Ritzie recorded 5.13 40-yard dash, 4.94 shuttle run, and a 31.5 max vertical. Mack Brown’s staff has placed an emphasis on homegrown talent this year, so to go outside the state for a wide receiver - a position of relatively little need - indicates the staff has high hopes for his future production. The announcement was streamed via multiple UNC-centric outlets on YouTube. Of those 16 recruits, 14 are from North Carolina, including Ritzie. Projects as a Power Five starter with the upside to develop into a NFL Draft pick. He also recovered a fumble and blocked a punt.
UNC Basketball - Premium; The Tar Pit; UNC Basketball; The Diamond Heels; UNC Women's Basketball; Football. 247 Sports’ Charles Power gave the following analysis this past February. 2020 UNC Football recruiting class, including current Tar Heel commits, targeted recruits, star rankings, etc. He joins Keeshawn Silver, a fellow -in-state product and ESPN’s #8 overall recruit for 2021, who committed to the Heels in March. Regular Season: DATE: OPPONENT: RESULT: W-L (CONF) HI PASS: HI RUSH: HI REC: Sat, Sep 12: vs Syracuse. The defensive end is the 16th overall recruit for the Heels’ 2021 class. Some UNC Football recruits led by Drake Maye won a 7-on-7 tournament in South Carolina over the weekend. 100000% COMMITTED ‼️‼️‼️ pic.twitter.com/4dRpZuUqh6. As North Carolina football players slowly make … After a haul in 2020 that saw UNC welcome the top three defensive linemen in North Carolina, Ritzie’s decision is just another brick in Mack Brown’s Jay Bateman’s foundation for an eventual elite defense. There are still a small group of targets remaining for UNC, so they will add to this class before the early signing period in December. A 6’4, 265-pound end rusher, Ritzie continues North Carolina’s recent trends of acquiring commitments from top-end talent in the front seven. North Carolina Tar Heels news from FanSided Daily. But he has the potential to get even better and climb more. North Carolina Tar Heels Schedule 2020.