Daniel Garcia, an offensive-minded midfielder and standout for the FC Dallas Under-17/18 team last season, has verbally committed to North Carolina.
Garcia scored 15 goals for FC Dallas last season while appearing in 29 matches. He has five goals in five matches for FC Dallas this season.
He attends W.T. White (Dallas, Texas).
Garcia, a member of the ESPNHS 150, joins a Tar Heels 2012 recruiting class that includes Joseph Amon, Jonathan Campbell, Nyambi Jabang, Alex Olofson, Nico Rittmeyer and Nicholas Williams.