Posted On: 08/25/20 12:15 AM

The tight end position is crucial for the success of an offense because of the many different roles these players are assigned. North Carolina’s TE class is filled with strong, athletic players, but there are certainly recruits that have been unrecognized and looked over. I believe that the tight ends in this article have the talent and experience to make an impact at the college level. Here are the most underrated TE’s in the 2021 NC class:

Braxton BarberBraxtonBarber6'4" | TEPinecrest | 2021StateNC, TE, 6’4 and 220 lbs, Pinecrest HS

Barber is a hardworking tight end that gives 100% effort on each play and is always looking for someone to block. He consistently moves opponents out of their gaps on running plays and is seen knocking them to the ground. This player has the ability to adjust his body to underthrown balls and passes behind him, while also being able to make the catch falling down. He is best at sideline receptions, running out-breaking routes, and as a red zone target. Displays good speed and a strong arm. Barber has already committed to Davidson.

Mason AdkinsMasonAdkins6'3" | TEProvidence | 2021StateNC, TE, 6’4 and 225 lbs, Providence HS

Adkins is a strong tight end that

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