21 Players Make Up UNC Recruiting Class

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- North Carolina coach Butch Davis unveiled a 21-player recruiting class Wednesday, which includes a couple of talented linemen that could see playing time right away.

Davis signed four offensive linemen, including a pair who enrolled in school last month in James Hurst and T.J. Leifheit (LIFE-hite).

That position is an area of need for the Tar Heels, who were stretched thin up front because of injuries last season.

Hurst was rated a five-star prospect by Scout.com, while Leifheit was a four-star choice. In addition, defensive lineman Brandon Willis is already in school after switching his commitment when Lane Kiffin left Tennessee to take over at Southern California.

2010 recruiting class:

D.J. Bunn DB 6-0 205 Smithfield, N.C. Smithfield-Selma
Sean Fitzpatrick TE 6-5 235 Pittsford, N.Y. Pittsford-Menden
James Hurst OL 6-7 305 Plainfield, Ind. Plainfield
T.J. Leifheit OL 6-7 320 Wilmington, N.C. Hoggard
Brandon Willis DL 6-3 270 Duncan, S.C. Byrnes
Nick Appel OL 6-6 310 Vienna, Va. Bishop O'Connell
Tre Boston ATH 6-1 185 Cape Coral, Fla. North Ft. Myers
Jabari Price DB 6-0 175 Pompano Beach, Fla. Blanche El
Giovanni Bernard RB 5-10 205 Davie, Fla. St. Thomas Aquinas
Brendon Felder WR 5-10 175 Monroeville, Pa. Gateway
Russell Bodine OL 6-4 290 Scottsville, Va. Fork Union M.A.
P.J. Clyburn LB 6-2 215 Statesville, N.C. West Iredell
Tim Jackson DL 6-5 235 St. Petersburg, Fla. Gibbs
Kareem Martin DL 6-6 245 Roanoke Rapids, N.C. Roanoke Rapids
Ty Linton LB 6-2 215 Charlotte, N.C. Charlotte
Quinton Alton ATH 6-6 250 Memphis, Tenn. Hillcrest
Carlos Gray DT 6-3 290 Pinson, Ala. Pinson
Reggie Wilkins ATH 5-10 175 Shelby, N.C. Crest
Sean Tapley ATH 6-1 185 Jacksonville, Fla. Raines
Darius Lipford LB 6-3 215 Lenoir, N.C. Hibriten
Ethan Farmer ATH 6-3 255 Tabor City, N.C. South Columbus


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