Top 35 Juniors
North Carolina’s Top 35 Juniors
Addison makes plays all over the field. He has great size and there is some concern he could grow out
of the linebacker position. He would be perfect in a 3-4 defense.
Autry’s brother already plays at Mississippi State, so the bloodlines are solid. He’s started for pe-
rennial power Albemarle since his freshman year and is one of the state’s top defensive tackles
regardless of class.
Son of former NFL player Myron Bell, Corey started last season for Hough. He performed well on the
camp/combine circuit and has earned an offer from Duke.
Bowman is a top target for the two-time defending champs. There were rumors he could possibly play
quarterback this season, but it looks like he’ll be back making plays at wide receiver.
Chaffin picked up an offer from Mississippi State during the spring. He’s a tough interior lineman that
plays with a mean streak and knows how to finish his blocks.
Dalton had a huge spring evaluation period and collected offers from Clemson, Florida State, N.C.
State, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia Tech. He’s 6-5, 215 pounds and has a ton of upside.
Fields didn’t play last season due to an address issue but he tore up the combine/camp circuit. He hopes
to duplicate his impressive freshman campaign and become the top lockdown corner in Charlotte.
Funderburk had moments where he took the Spartans on his back last season and he had a number
of impressive games, including against powerhouses Richmond Senior and Mallard Creek.
Prior to leaving Syracuse for the NFL, coach Tyrone Wheatley offered the young running back from
South Central. Furlow had a solid year last season and is receiving numerous FBS looks.
Gallaspy has early offers from N.C, State and North Carolina. He’s a powerful runner that likes contact.
He shared time with a senior last season but still put up impressive stats for a young running back.
Henderson is a bigger corner at 6-1 and impresses you when you see him on the hoof. Last season he
split time with App State signee Anthony Covington and UNC signee Brian Walker.
Hines is dynamic with the ball in his hands. He makes plays running the ball, catching the ball, on
kick/punt returns and he’s also a lockdown cornerback.
Hinton has an early offer from Duke and he’s a big-time playmaker. He can beat most players with his
legs, but he’s also accurate and has a live arm.
Hughes is a tremendous athlete and helped New Bern win a state title last season. He can play a
variety of positions but schools such as N.C. State and North Carolina have offered him as a corner.
Jones picked up an early offer from North Carolina during the spring. He can do it all as he runs
between the tackles, catches out of the backfield and he can block.
Legg helped form arguably the top offensive line in the state and the Pirates ran through opponents
all the way to the state title game. Most of that line returns and Legg should be even better.
Love is arguably the fastest football prospect in the nation. He’s a football player that’s also a track
star and a solid student. He’s already collected offers from schools such as Clemson, Florida State,
North Carolina and Virginia Tech.
Lyon was the team MVP on JV last season for Mallard Creek and saw a limited amount of varsity action.
He should be the full-time starter this upcoming season and already has an offer from UNC-Charlotte.
Matson is a BCS caliber offensive lineman in what appears to be a down year in the state for 2015.
He is 6-6, 315 pounds and has a lot of upside.
Mollette has already collected offers from N. C. State, North Carolina and Wake Forest. He’s 6-4, 185
pounds and a big-play wideout.
East Carolina and Tennessee have already verbally offered Morehead. He can stretch the field and
he’s also a physical wide receiver with solid hands.
Muse is a safety that looks like a linebacker. He can also return punts and is very fast for his size. He’s
a hard hitter and has a nose for the ball.
Nigro put on a show at the Charlotte Nike Combine this spring. New coach Ben Kolstad is excited
about Nigro’s potential and how he can unleash him on opposing offenses.
Ratliff is a big-time prospect that has been waiting in the wings behind class of 2013 Tennessee
signee Riley Ferguson. Ratliff is a dual-threat type of quarterback that has a strong arm.
Ratliffe is a smooth operator. He’s a dual-threat quarterback that can throw the long ball and he’s
dangerous in open space.
Reid is a bigger back at 6-0, 205 pounds. He is a punishing runner but also has good hands out of the
backfield. He helped lead Concord to the state title game last season.
Roseboro has been making plays since his freshman year. He already has offers from the likes of
Duke, N. C. State, North Carolina and Virginia.
Roseboro has only played two years of varsity football but he’s already close to breaking the school
interceptions record. Crest is a football factory, so that is quite an achievement.
Sharp has offers from N.C. State and Purdue and finished last season with over 3,000 all-purpose
yards and 38 TDs. He’s hoping to help Carrboro make a return trip to the state finals.
Smith made plays at defensive back and filled in nicely at running back when star Shaun Wilson went
down with an injury. He’s already been offered by Kansas State and Wake Forest.
Tuttle is arguably the top player in the state regardless of class. He immediately caught everyone’s atten-
tion during his freshman year. He’s been offered by pretty much the entire who’s who in college football.
Tucker can play a variety of positions and has stood out since his freshman year. He recently transferred
from Jay. M. Robinson in Concord and will be a starter at Hough. He’s already been offered by Clemson.
Veal is a South Carolina Gamecock legacy and they recently offered him along with Clemson. He’s the
top offensive lineman in the state for 2015 and coaches love his athleticism.
Whitehead helped lead a potent offensive attack for Wakefield last season. He’ll need to repeat that
effort this upcoming season with Conner Mitch now at South Carolina.
Williams shined last season for West Meck as they made a strong run in the state playoffs. He has
performed well at a number of 7 on 7’s and currently has an offer from Duke.