Ronnie McGill, a 6-1, 205-pound linebacker from Clover (S.C.), has committed to Carolina and will enroll immediately.
totaled 1,827 yards and 27 touchdowns as a running back his senior season, though he defense he played linebacker, and he could also play safety in college.
"They told me I'd have a chance to step in and compete for a starting job right away," McGill told the Charlotte Observer.
"I just knew from the first time I visited there that it was the place I wanted to be."
McGill chose UNC over Vanderbilt and Wake Forest