Where Are They Going? Updated

Despite Jonathan Hannah's pledge to Virginia Tech, the current list of "uncommitted" North Carolina natives has grown to five. Three have softened their pledge, while another reenters the division I-A prospect ranks with a new scholarship offer.

Montario Hardesty

New Bern, TB, 6-2/190/4.50
Latest News: Softens Verbal (1/25)
Recruiting Notes:  A recent in-home visit with Tennessee assistant Trooper Taylor has opened things up a bit. Figures to finalize a decision on Thursday.
Contention: North Carolina, Tennessee
Prediction: North Carolina (Originally predicted Tennessee)

Jordan Hemby

Morgantown Freedom, CB, 5-11/170/4.40
Latest News: Hemby Still Committed to UNC (1/23)
Recruiting Notes:  A surprise official to Florida scared a few UNC fans, but Hemby says he is still committed with a 90-80% chance he will sign with the Heels on Signing Day. N.C. State also continues to recruit him hard, so the Wolfpack are a dark horse.
Contention: North Carolina, Florida, N.C. State
Prediction: North Carolina

Marquis Melvin

Whiteville, S, 6-1/200/4.50
Latest News: Heading to Morgantown (1/26)
Recruiting Notes: After a falling out with Duke, will head to West Virginia for an official visit. Odds of committing during trip are very good.
Contention: West Virginia
Prediction: West Virginia

Derek Nicholson

Winston-Salem Mount Tabor, LB, 6-0/228/4.60
Latest News: NC LB Down to Two Schools? (1/21)
Recruiting Notes: Recently named UNC and FSU as co-leaders. Tuesday night's in-home visit with UNC coaches went well, but vibes point to a FSU pledge.
Contention: North Carolina, Florida State, Texas, Virginia Tech
Prediction: Florida State

Julian Williams

New Bern, OT, 6-6/275/4.90
Latest News: Are the Irish Still in the Running for Williams? (1/9)
Recruiting Notes: Now claims he is committed, but checking options. Did admit the odds of signing with N.C. State are very good.
Contention: East Carolina, N.C. State, Virginia Tech, Notre Dame
Prediction: N.C. State

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