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Sport Five-Star Cornerback Tony Grimes Commits to North Carolina, Giving Mack Brown a Huge Win

02:50  01 july  2020
02:50  01 july  2020 Source:   thebiglead.com

UNC the place to be? Mack Brown's blue-chip recruiting easy to see

  UNC the place to be? Mack Brown's blue-chip recruiting easy to see What's behind North Carolina's recruiting success? Mack Brown will tell you in the simplest terms.That is a leading question this week after the Tar Heels received a verbal commitment from five-star cornerback Tony Grimes (Princess Anne, Virginia Beach, Va.). According to 247Sports.com, North Carolina is ranked third in the 2021 team recruiting rankings. Ohio State and Clemson hold the top two spots.

Five - star cornerback Tony Grimes , the No. 7 overall player in the Class of 2021, is the latest big addition to North Carolina 's highly rated class. The 6-foot, 180-pounder from Princess Anne High School chose the Tar Heels over Georgia, Ohio State, Texas A&M and Alabama.

Cornerback Tony Grimes , the No. 6 ranked prospect in the ESPN 300, committed to North Carolina on Tuesday, picking the Tar Heels over Georgia, Ohio North Carolina added its second five - star commitment to the 2021 recruiting class Tuesday when cornerback Tony Grimes announced his

Tony Grimes just became the highest-ranked football recruit North Carolina has landed in more than a decade. The five-star is the consensus top cornerback in the nation and represents another big win for head coach Mack Brown on the recruiting trail.

Mack Brown standing in front of a crowd © Provided by The Big Lead

Grimes ranks as the seventh overall player on the 247Sports composite and is its top corner. A lengthy defensive back with a solid frame (6-feet, 180 pounds), he has good speed and is smooth and polished in coverage. He looks like a future first-round pick at the position. Grimes attends Princess Anne High School in Virginia Beach, so Brown was able to cross state lines and pick up an elite talent.

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North Carolina : “Great coaching staff with Mack Brown and ( cornerbacks coach) Dre Bly. Massillon Washington (Ohio) receiver star Jayden Ballard announced on Saturday that he has Cornerback Jakailin Johnson and linebacker Reid Carrico will line the defense. On the West roster

Tony Grimes , a five - star 2021 cornerback , announced his finalists on Sunday afternoon. North Carolina , Texas A&M, Georgia, and Ohio State Grimes is rated as the top corner in the country, and is the best player left on UNC’s recruiting board. The star from Virginia Beach, VA has been a huge

Since returning to Chapel Hill in 2019, Brown has turned the Tar Heels into a recruiting powerhouse. They currently boast the third-ranked recruiting class nationally on 247's team rankings and only have 17 commitments. There is plenty of time left to add more.

Brown coached North Carolina from 1988 through 1997 and turned the program around during his tenure. He returned in 2019 and is clearly on the right path to do it again. He's adding talent at an incredible rate.

After years of recruiting at a high level during his time at Texas, the 68-year-old Brown knows how to play the game. He's brought that mentality with him to North Carolina and his program is riding high. The Tar Heels went just 7-6 in his first year back, but as the roster improves the on-field product should as well.

Landing Grimes was a huge win for the Tar Heels and there could be more in the way soon.

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