Austin Proehl says yes to Tar Heels


Three-star athlete Austin Proehl (Charlotte, N.C./Providence Day School) committed to sign with North Carolina, according to multiple reports.

Ohio, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest also extended scholarship offers to the 5-foot-10, 165-pound rising senior, who is the son of former NFL wide receiver Ricky Proehl. The elder Proehl starred at Wake Forest.

The Tar Heels have 20 pledges and the 20th-ranked class, according to ESPN RecruitingNation.