UNC Football: 2021 Tar Heels commit picks up offer from top SEC program

A UNC Football commit in the 2021 recruiting class has picked up an offer from a top program in the nation. But what does it mean for the Tar Heels?

Mack Brown and his coaching staff at North Carolina will complete their 2020 recruiting class, which is ranked in the Top 20, by signing their final commit on National Signing Day in February.

It’s the first recruiting class that Brown has fully had since returning to coach the Tar Heels for a second time. The head coach and his staff have done a great job on the recruiting trail, especially in the state of North Carolina.

With the 2020 class wrapping up, the focus is set on the 2021 class where the Tar Heels currently has three recruits committed. The first player to commit to the class was in-state safety Dontavius Nash, a four-star prospect from Gastonia, North Carolina.

Nash pledged his verbal commitment to North Carolina on June 15th, making that early verbal for the Tar Heels. But while Nash is committed to UNC, other programs are starting to take notice including the defending national champions.

On Tuesday morning, Nash took to Twitter to announce that he has picked up an offer from LSU:

https://twitter.com/DontaviusNash2/status/1222142190044041216

Nash now has 20 total offers in his recruitment but this latest one could be significant for UNC’s chances. The bright side of this situation is that other top programs are starting to take notice of Nash’s play and recognizing the talent he has.

As it stands now, Nash is still committed to North Carolina and there’s no reason to fear he will decommit for now.

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