Meet The Signing Day Class Of 2014

As the UNC football office receives each Letter of Intent on Wednesday, meet the members of North Carolina's 2014 Signing Day Class. Each signee's name is linked to his database profile and includes a link to exclusive scouting video ...

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S | 6-2 / 210
Kennesaw (Ga.) North Cobb
Bio: Rated the No. 41 safety in the nation by ESPN.com • Considered the No. 52 safety in the nation by Rivals.com • Ranked among the top 85 players in the state of Georgia by Rivals • Rated the No. 60 safety in the country by Scout.com • Also played wide receiver and saw time at quarterback • Posted 61 tackles and had two interceptions as a senior • Also made 17 receptions for 256 yards and three touchdowns • Helped lead North Cobb to back-to-back 6-A playoff appearances, including a run to the state semifinals as a junior • One of four prospects from Cobb County to sign with the Tar Heels joining Allen Artis, Ayden Bonilla and Tyrell Tomlin • Selected to play in the RisingSeniors.com 2012 Georgia Junior Bowl • Son of Tim and Juana Albright.

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S | 6-1 / 190
Marietta (Ga.) Wheeler
Bio: Enrolled at UNC in January • Considered the No. 36 safety in the country by Scout.com • Ranked among the top 70 players in the state of Georgia by Rivals.com • Limited by a hamstring injury as a senior, but still posted 88 tackles, two interceptions and three forced fumbles • One of the finalists for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Super 11 team in Georgia • As a junior, he had 140 tackles and three interceptions • Named all-state as a junior • One of four prospects from Cobb County to sign with the Tar Heels joining Cameron Albright, Ayden Bonilla and Tyrell Tomlin • Coached by Michael Collins • His father, Johnny, played football at Wake Forest with UNC receivers coach Gunter Brewer in the late 1980s • Son of Johnny and Stephanie Artis.

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OL | 6-3 / 285
Jacksonville (Fla.) University
Bio: Named first-team MaxPreps Small Schools All-America • Ranked the No. 19 offensive guard in the nation by Rivals.com • One of the top 100 players in the state of Florida by Rivals • ESPN.com named him the No. 21 offensive guard in the nation and the No. 74 player in Florida • Considered the No. 29 offensive guard in the country by Scout.com • Member of the Jacksonville Times-Union Super 11 and Super 24 • Second-team All-First Coast selection • Dominated on the interior of the line and posted more than 20 pancake blocks as a senior • Coached by David Penland • Son of Beverly Allen.

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S | 6-2 / 200
Woodstock (Ga.) Etowah
Bio: Ranked among ESPN.com's top 100 safeties and top 100 players in the state of Georgia despite missing his senior season with an ACL injury • Earned all-county honors as a junior • Started nine of 10 games as a junior and registered 79 tackles, including 34 solo stops, and had 12 pass breakups • Also played wide receiver • Missed some time as a junior with a hand injury • Started on both sides of the ball as a sophomore and junior • One of four prospects from Cobb County to sign with the Tar Heels joining Cameron Albright, Allen Artis and Tyrell Tomlin • Coached by Dave Svehla • Son of Curtis and Diana Bonilla.

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WR | 6-3 / 190
Jacksonville (N.C.) Northside
Bio: Versatile player who was named the Jacksonville Daily News Player of the Year • Led Northside to two consecutive conference championships and the third round of the high school playoffs as a senior • Selected to North Carolina's Shrine Bowl team, but could not play because of a fracture in his hand • Played primarily at wide receiver, but also saw time at cornerback, kick returner and punter • Caught 53 passes for 896 yards and 16 touchdowns, averaging 16.9 yards per catch, as a senior • Had eight interceptions and returned one for a touchdown, returned a kickoff and a punt for touchdowns and punted for a 36-yard average • Had 30 receptions for 625 yards and 13 touchdowns as a junior when Northside went 14-1 • Also plays basketball at Northside and earned first-team all-conference honors as a junior • Coached by Bob Eason • Transferred from Albany, Ga., to Jacksonville before his junior season with his military family • Earned all-region honors as a sophomore at Lee County (Ga.) after catching 69 passes for 960 yards and 13 touchdowns • Son of Manases and Tina Cabrera.

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LB | 6-2 / 210
Alexandria (Va.) Williams
Bio: Ranked the No. 86 linebacker in the country by 247sports.com and the No. 33 player in Virginia • Considered the No. 28 player in the state of Virginia by Rivals.com • Registered more than 90 tackles and posted 13 sacks, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries as a senior • Also rushed for more than 900 yards on offense as T.C. Williams finished 7-4 and advanced to the playoffs • Named honorable-mention All-Met by The Washington Post • Carney was on the winning team at UNC's 7-on-7 team camp in the summer of 2013 • High school teammate of fellow Tar Heel signee Jeremiah Clarke • Was named MVP of the Nike Football Training Camp in April, 2013 • Coached by Dennis Randolph • Son of Lamont Carney and Adrienne Williams.

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DL | 6-5 / 275
Alexandria (Va.) Williams
Bio: Ranked the No. 11 defensive tackle in the country by Scout.com • Listed as the No. 16 strongside defensive end and No. 11 player in Virginia by 247sports.com • Considered the No. 34 defensive tackle nationally and the No. 22 player in Virginia by Rivals.com • Listed as the No. 48 defensive tackle and No. 16 player in Virginia by ESPN.com • Played in the Offense-Defense Bowl, a postseason all-star game in Orlando, Fla. • Recorded 79 tackles and 11.5 sacks as a junior • Clarke was on the winning team at UNC's 7-on-7 team camp in the summer of 2013 • Coached by Dennis Randolph • Son of James and Tiffany Lee-Clarke.

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OL | 6-4 / 295
Owings Mills (Md.) McDonogh
Bio: Saw time at both guard and tackle in high school • Listed as the No. 14 offensive guard in the country and the No. 6 prospect in Maryland by Rivals.com • Rated the No. 22 offensive guard in the country and No. 10 player in Maryland by 247sports.com • Considered the No. 33 offensive tackle in the nation by Scout.com • Named to the 2014 Big 33 Watch List • Played in the Chesapeake Bowl, a postseason all-star game for players from the mid-Atlantic region • Was a punishing blocker for a team that scored nearly 40 points per game as a senior • Two-time all-state and all-conference selection • Named first-team All-Metro by The Baltimore Sun • Coached by Dom Damico • Son of Barry and Lisa Cohen.

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LB | 6-1 / 215
Charlotte (N.C.) Berry
Bio: Selected to North Carolina's Shrine Bowl team • Considered one of the top 20 players in North Carolina by all the major recruiting analysts • Named the SoMeck 8 4A Player of the Year • Listed as the No. 28 outside linebacker in the nation and No. 17 player in North Carolina by Rivals.com • Ranked the No. 35 outside linebacker in the country by Scout.com • Listed as the No. 39 outside linebacker in the country and No. 17 player in North Carolina by 247sports.com • ESPN.com tabs him as the No. 54 outside linebacker and No. 27 player in North Carolina • Registered 139 tackles as a senior, including a game in which he had 33 stops • Also had 16 tackles for loss and recovered five fumbles • Tallied 110 tackles, including 74 solo stops, an interception, three forced fumbles, and returned a recovered fumble for a touchdown as a junior • Also saw playing time at tight end and fullback on offense • Father played football at South Carolina • Son of Fred Carter and Alicia Collins.

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DL | 6-2 / 235
Charlotte (N.C.) Olympic
Bio: Selected to play on North Carolina's Shrine Bowl team • Member of the Big 22 by WSOC-TV in Charlotte • Named All-Mecklenburg first team by The Charlotte Observer • Posted 55 tackles and three sacks despite constant double teams • Listed as the No. 39 defensive end in the nation and the No. 19 player in North Carolina by ESPN.com • Named the No. 26 player in North Carolina by Rivals.com • Considered the No. 32 weakside defensive end and No. 21 player in state by 247sports.com • Posted 39 tackles and nine sacks as a junior • Earned SoMeck 8 4A all-conference honors • Helped team advance to the state playoffs before falling to Butler as a senior • Coached by Barry Shuford • Son of Angie and Robert Dinkins Sr.

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TE | 6-5 / 230
Raleigh (N.C.) Ravenscroft
Bio: Selected to played in the U.S. Football Classic in Arlington, Texas, a high school all-star game against a team from Canada • Listed as the No. 24 tight end in the nation and the No. 19 player in the state by Rivals.com • Named the No. 22 tight end in the nation and the No. 28 player in North Carolina by ESPN.com • Considered the No. 51 tight end in the country by Scout.com • Caught 45 passes for 629 yards and seven touchdowns as a senior • Also played defensive end • Coached by Ned Gonet • Son of Tracy and Ken Edwards.

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TE | 6-4 / 215
Mentor (Ohio) High
Bio: Enrolled at UNC in January • Ranked the No. 23 tight end in the country and one of the top 35 players in the state of Ohio by Rivals.com • Considered the No. 38 tight end in the nation by Scout.com • Played at the same high school as current UNC quarterback Mitch Trubisky • Played most of his career as a wide receiver • Caught 69 passes for 1,068 yards and 12 touchdowns as a senior • In his junior season, he caught 59 passes from Trubisky for 1,187 yards and 17 touchdowns • Posted more than 850 receiving yards and had eight touchdowns as a sophomore • Won a state championships at Mentor in basketball • Coached in football by Steve Trivisonno • Son of Robert and Kim Fritts.

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QB | 6-3 / 220
Burke (Va.) Lake Braddock
Bio: Selected to the U.S. Army All-America all-star game • Listed as the No. 10 quarterback in the nation and the No. 5 player in Virginia • Member of the ESPN300 • Considered the No. 10 pro-style quarterback by 247sports.com • Ranked the No. 13 quarterback in the country and the No. 6 player in Virginia by Scout.com • Led Lake Braddock to a 12-1 record before falling in the third round of the 6-A playoffs • Completed 142 of 243 pass attempts for 2,159 yards and 20 touchdowns with only three interceptions • Also carries the ball 129 times for 964 yards and 18 touchdowns • Named the All-Met Player of the Year by The Washington Post • Coached by Jim Poythress • Son of Stacey and Eric Henderson • His father, Eric, was his offensive coordinator at Lake Braddock.

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RB | 6-0 / 220
Charlotte (N.C.) Catholic
Bio: Associated Press North Carolina High School Player of the Year • U.S. Army High School All-America • Named the U.S. Army Game Player of the Year • Considered by many recruiting services to be the top player in the state of North Carolina • Ranked the 16th best player in the nation and fourth overall running back by Rivals.com • Considered the No. 1 player in North Carolina, the No. 7 running back in the country and the nation's No. 51 overall prospect by Scout.com • Member of the ESPN300 • Ranked the No. 2 player in North Carolina, the sixth-best running back in the country and the No. 40 overall player by 247sports.com • Played in the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas and was named offensive MVP • Finalist for the Big 22 Player of the Year Award • Rushed for a Mecklenburg County record 8,981 yards (fourth best in the state history) and 147 touchdowns (third best in state history) • Ran for 3,690 yards as a senior (second-best in state history) and 53 touchdowns • Helped team advance to the finals of the 4A West Regional before falling to Greensboro Dudley • Led the state in rushing with 3,157 yards and 46 touchdowns as a junior to help Catholic reach the 3AA championship game • Posted 1,889 rushing yards and 34 touchdowns on 168 carries (11.2 avg.) to lead Catholic to a 13-1 record as a sophomore • Eagle Scout • His scout project was to renovate his church (Our Lady of Consolation) parking lot • Coached by Jim Oddo • Son of Vee and Melica Hood.

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K | 6-1 / 185
Bunn (N.C.) 180
Bio: Selected to the U.S. Army All-America all-star game • AP all-state selection • As a senior, Jones made 8 of 14 field goal attempts, including a long of 49, and converted on 59 of 61 extra point attempts • Selected to play on North Carolina's Shrine Bowl team • Ranked the No. 8 kicker in the nation by Scout.com • Listed as the No. 5 kicker in the nation by 247sports.com • Made 8 of 10 field goals as a junior • Coached by David Howle • Son of Angie and Brian Jones.

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WR | 6-2 / 185
Memphis (Tenn.) University
Bio: Ranked as the No. 71 wide receiver in the country and the No. 10 prospect in Tennessee by Rivals.com • Considered one of the top 100 wide receivers in the nation and the No. 13 player in Tennessee by 247sports.com • Named all-state by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association as a senior • Finalist for the Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Award presented to the top back in each Tennessee high school division • Named to the 2013 American Family Insurance All-USA State football team • Three-year starter at Memphis University School where he helped lead his team to back-to-back appearances in the state playoffs championship game • Caught 58 passes for a school-record 1,007 yards and nine touchdowns as a senior • Posted 48 catches for 880 yards and 12 touchdowns, including a long reception of 96, as a junior • Also saw action at defensive back • Coached by Bobby Alston • Also rank track • Son of Sylvia and Mario Perry • His father, Mario, played football at Ole Miss under Billy Brewer (UNC WR coach Gunter Brewer's father).

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DL | 6-4 / 255
Midlothian (Va.) Cosby
Bio: Played in the Chesapeake Bowl in Virginia Beach, Va. • Played in the Offense-Defense Bowl, a postseason all-star game in Orlando, Fla. • Helped lead Cosby High School to its first ever playoff berth during his senior season • Posted more than 50 tackles, including 18 for loss and 8.5 sacks, plus forced four fumbles • Also returned a recovered fumble for a touchdown • Played positions on both the offensive and defensive lines • Ranked the No. 27 player in Virginia by Rivals.com • Ranked the No. 59 defensive end in the nation by Scout.com • Listed as the No. 68 defensive tackle in the nation and No. 23 player in Virginia by ESPN.com • Named the Defensive Line MVP at the National Underclassmen Five Star East Showcase in the summer before his senior season • Made 42 tackles, 13.5 tackles for loss and two sacks as a junior • Twice named All-Metro • Coached by Pete Mutascio • Son of Christy and Tom Powell.

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WR | 5-10 / 175
Charlotte (N.C.) Providence
Bio: Selected to play on North Carolina's Shrine Bowl team • Played in the Blue-Grey All-American Bowl in Tampa, Fla., where he played wide receiver, returned kicks and even threw a pass on a trick play • Named All-Mecklenburg by The Charlotte Observer • Hauled in 89 catches for 1,190 yards and eight touchdowns as a senior • Earned South Mecklenburg all-conference honors • Scored eight touchdowns and averaged more than 13 yards per reception to help Providence to an 8-5 record and the second round of the NCHSAA 4-AA state playoffs before losing to eventual state champion Mallard Creek • As a junior, he earned all-conference honors after posting 504 yards receiving, 189 yards rushing and scoring 15 touchdowns • Also scored on a 65-yard punt return and an 85-yard kickoff return • Coached by Justin Hardin • His father, Ricky, played football at Wake Forest with current UNC wide receivers coach Gunter Brewer • Ricky played 17 years in the NFL and is currently an assistant coach with the Carolina Panthers • Son of Ricky and Kelly Proehl.

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OL | 6-6 / 260
Macon (Ga.) First Presbyterian
Bio: Named second-team MaxPreps Small Schools All-America • Ranked the No. 38 offensive tackle in the country by Scout.com • Rated the No. 74 offensive tackle in the country by ESPN.com • Ranked the No. 50 offensive tackle in the nation and No. 48 player in Georgia by 247sports.com • Listed as the No. 58 prospect in Georgia by Rivals.com • Associated Press 1A All-State • Played his senior season at First Presbyterian Day School in Macon after spending his first three years at Stratford Academy • Two-way starter at offensive tackle and defensive end • Member of Stratford Academy's track-and-field team, where he participates in the 4x100 and 4x400, the discus and shot put • Son of Nellie and Dr. Samuel Samuel.

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OL | 6-6 / 285
Charlotte (N.C.) Providence
Bio: Enrolled at UNC in January • Received the Big 22 Player of the Year Award as the top player in the Charlotte area • Selected to play in the U.S. Army All-America game as one of the top high school football players in the country • All-state selection • Selected to play on North Carolina's Shrine Bowl team • Ranked the No. 12 offensive tackle in the country by Scout.com • Pegged as the No. 4 player in North Carolina and the No. 16 offensive tackle in the nation by Rivals.com • Ranked the No. 6 player in North Carolina and the No. 13 offensive tackle in the country by 274sports.com • Helped team advance to the state playoffs before falling to eventual 4A champion Mallard Creek • Threw the shot put and discus in high school • Was the conference champion in the discus • Son of Blake and Cindy Spain • Coached by Randy Long and Justin Hardin.

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CB | 5-11 / 190
Arlington (Va.) Yorktown
Bio: Enrolled at UNC in January • Played in the Chesapeake Bowl in Virginia Beach, Va. • Ranked the No. 28 cornerback in the country and the No. 13 player in Virginia by Rivals.com • Considered the No. 36 safety in the nation by 247sports.com • Played a variety of positions at Yorktown, including running back, wide receiver, safety and cornerback • Earned his conference's offensive player of the year as a junior and also picked up All-Northeast Region and all-district honors • Piled up 1,842 yards rushing, 323 receiving and 32 total touchdowns on offense as a junior • Defensively, he had 77 tackles, 10 interceptions (returned one for a touchdown) and returned three punts for scores • Had six interceptions and returned two for scores as a sophomore • Son of Marvin Stewart Sr. and Rhonda Mayfield • Coached by Bruce Hanson.

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LB | 6-0 / 220
Marietta (Ga.) High
Bio: Named the Cobb County/Marietta Daily Journal Defensive Player of the Year • Posted 109 tackles, had four interceptions (returned for a touchdown) and one sack as a senior • Helped lead his team to an 8-3 record and a trip to the Class 6-A playoffs • Posted a school-record 23 tackles in the regular-season finale to keep the season alive • Considered the No. 16 inside linebacker in the country and No. 27 player in Georgia by Rivals.com • Member of the Rivals250 • Rated the No. 22 inside linebacker in the country and No. 42 prospect in Georgia by ESPN.com • Listed as the No. 40 outside linebacker in the nation and the No. 45 player in Georgia by 247sports.com • Member of the Marietta Journal's Dynamite Dozen • Posted more than 120 tackles and 20 tackles for loss as a junior • Began his football career as an outside linebacker before moving inside as a sophomore • One of four prospects from Cobb County to sign with the Tar Heels joining Cameron Albright, Allen Artis and Ayden Bonilla • Coached by Scott Burton • Son of Herman Tomlin and Termesa Taylor.

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