Former Tar Heel first baseman Aaron Sabato inked his deal with the Minnesota Twins on June 23 for a $2.75 million signing bonus after the organization selected him with the 27th overall pick in the 2020 MLB draft.
“He definitely is very selfless and wants what’s best for us over what’s best for his own needs," Jamie Antinori said. "That’s just very nice to have in a coach because there are a lot of coaches who are just very selfish and want the money for themselves or the glory for themselves.”
"It’s really sad for me to watch, and it feels like real trauma," senior running back Michael Carter said. "I see my dad and I see my uncle and I see my coach and I see my brother and I see myself within George Floyd. Within all of that is where I just feel so much pain. It felt like an act of terror as I was watching it."
Spencer Moore finished in second place in Kentucky's high school state championship in February 2019 before going 48-0 en route to a win in this February's championship match. On Sunday evening, he announced that he's committed to wrestle for the Tar Heels once he graduates.
With her announcement on Saturday, Teonni Key joins Destiny Adams as the latest five-star prospects in the class of 2021 to verbally commit to Courtney Banghart and the North Carolina women's basketball program.
Like Chuckie Burnette and Ronald Curry, Sam Howell was thrown into the driver's seat from day one, but his impressive ACC Rookie of the Year campaign bodes well for his chances to break the expectation for a mixed bag of a career established by his predecessors.
The room — fittingly selected to be Room No. 23 in the hotel — will feature Jordan’s actual Granville Towers student ID card, replicas of his posters, the vintage record player and records he was listening to and the 1983 white and UNC blue Converse sneakers he rocked on the UNC court.
Landing commitments from these three players in the near future would help the Tar Heels cement their 2021 football recruiting class as a top-three group in the country. Here's how the odds are shaping up.
“He’s a great coach, but more than that he’s a great man, a great role model, and I do see him as a second father,” Alex Breschi said. “He’s a great person to talk to, and his love for me and the rest of my teammates is beyond what we can do on the lacrosse field.”
“Coach Brown was very clear: ‘I want it to be cool. I want it to be modern. I want a high school student to come in and think it’s warm, welcoming and inviting,’” Rick Steinbacher said.