North Carolina head football coach Larry Fedora announced his third signing class Wednesday as 17 future Tar Heels signed National Letters of Intent to join the five student-athletes already enrolled at

UNC. Allen Artis, Brandon Fritts, Elijah Hood, Bentley Spain and M.J. Stewart have been in the program since January, while the 17 who signed Wednesday will come to Chapel Hill this summer.



The 2014 class includes four defensive backs, four offensive linemen, three wide receivers, three defensive linemen, three linebackers, two tight ends, one quarterback, one running back and one place-kicker. Fedora's third signing class is ranked in the top 32 nationally, with a high ranking of No. 23 by


Carolina opens spring practice March 5 and closes with the annual Spring Football Game on Saturday, April 12, at 3 p.m.



2014 North Carolina Signing Class

Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Hometown High School

Cameron Albright DB 6-2 210 Kennesaw, Ga. North Cobb

Josh Allen OL 6-3 285 Jacksonville, Fla. University Christian School

Allen Artis* DB 6-1 190 Marietta, Ga. Wheeler

Ayden Bonilla DB 6-2 200 Woodstock, Ga. Etowah

Josh Cabrera WR 6-3 190 Jacksonville, N.C. Northside

Malik Carney LB 6-2 210 Alexandria, Va. T.C. Williams

Jeremiah Clarke DL 6-5 275 Alexandria, Va. T.C. Williams

Jared Cohen OL 6-4 295 Owings Mills, Md. McDonogh

Cayson Collins LB 6-1 215 Charlotte, N.C. Berry Academy

Robert Dinkins DL 6-2 235 Charlotte, N.C. Olympic

Avery Edwards TE 6-5 230 Raleigh, N.C. Ravenscroft

Brandon Fritts* TE 6-4 215 Mentor, Ohio Mentor

Caleb Henderson QB 6-3 220 Burke, Va. Lake Braddock

Elijah Hood* RB 6-0 220 Charlotte, N.C. Charlotte Catholic

Freeman Jones PK 6-1 185 Bunn, N.C. Bunn

Devin Perry WR 6-2 185 Memphis, Tenn. Memphis University School

Tyler Powell DL 6-4 255 Midlothian, Va. Cosby

Austin Proehl WR 5-10 175 Charlotte, N.C. Providence

Caleb Samuel OL 6-6 260 Macon, Ga. First Presbyterian

Bentley Spain* OL 6-6 285 Charlotte, N.C. Providence

M.J. Stewart* DB 5-11 190 Arlington, Va. Yorktown

Tyrell Tomlin LB 6-0 220 Marietta, Ga. Marietta


*enrolled in January