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UNC WRs: 'We feel like we can execute against anybody'

Florida State has faced a variety of quarterbacks this year ranging from a dual-threat quarterback in Louisville's Lamar Jackson to a more pocket passer in Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly. The Seminoles have shown a lot of different schemes defensively, making things interesting for Carolina preparing for the game. (Carolina Blue)

Advanced metrics on UNC at FSU

Thinking about what UNC could do through the air against this injured and inexperienced secondary should give you chills, but thinking about what Dalvin Cook & Jacques Patrick could do against this UNC front seven should provide at least an offsetting amount of warmth. (Tomahawk Nation)

FSU's murderers' row of QBs continues with Mitch Trubisky

Now the No. 12 Seminoles (3-1, 0-1 ACC) are bracing for North Carolina quarterback Mitch Trubisky, who will bring a talented supporting cast with him when the No. 23 Tar Heels (3-1, 1-0 ACC) come to Tallahassee 3:30 p.m. Saturday. (Noles 247)

UNC will rely on QB Mitch Trubisky's poise in battle against Florida State

The Seminoles have won 22 consecutive home games and feature one of the most hostile environments in college football for opponents. But the thought of playing in front of 79,560 tomahawk-chopping Seminole fans doesn’t faze Mitch Trubisky. “I don’t know,’’ he said this week. “I know their fan base is passionate and all that. I’m more worried about us.’’ (Fayetteville Observer)

UNC Volleyball Stings Yellow Jackets, 3-0

No. 10 North Carolina continued its winning ways on Friday night, exhibiting poise down the stretch to defeat a tough Georgia Tech team in straight sets. Unaffected by a boisterous and passionate crowd, the 10th-ranked Tar Heels came out of at Atlanta with a sweep for just the second time since 1988 to improve to 11-2 (3-0 ACC) on the season. (GoHeels.com)

Tar Heels And Orange Play To Scoreless 2OT Draw in Men's Soccer

Four ACC matches, four clean sheets for the North Carolina men’s soccer team. On Friday night, the fourth-ranked Tar Heels played to a 0-0 double overtime draw at No. 3 Syracuse. The draw was the first for both clubs in 2016. North Carolina (7-1-1, 3-0-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) remains in first place in the Coastal Division with 10 points. (GoHeels.com)

Roy Williams to Speak at NCCU Men’s Basketball Tipoff Banquet

North Carolina Central University men's basketball head coach LeVelle Moton has announced that University of North Carolina men's basketball head coach Roy Williams will serve as the special guest speaker at the inaugural NCCU Men's Basketball Tip-Off Banquet & Auction on Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. in McDougald-McLendon Arena. (NCCU Eagles)

Carolina Insider Podcast: Marcus Paige

Former Tar Heel point guard Marcus Paige was back in town last weekend along with Brice Johnson and the rest of their 2016 teammates to receive their NCAA Final Four rings. Prior being honored at Kenan Stadium with the rest of the '16 squad, Paige sat with Jones Angell and Adam Lucas for a lengthy and insightful discussion. (GoHeels.com)

Video: UNC Football Coordinator Insight vs. Florida State

Let North Carolina defensive coordinator Gene Chizik and offensive coordinator Chris Kapilovic tell you about what the Tar Heels expect to see from Florida State on Saturday in Tallahassee. View Video...

UNC-Chapel Hill named to President’s Honor Roll for Public Service

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been named to the 2015 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service. The honor roll recognizes U.S. colleges and universities that support exemplary community service programs and raise the visibility of best practices in campus community partnerships. (UNC.edu)

Florida State football preview: North Carolina

Florida State returns home this weekend with ACC Coastal opponent North Carolina on deck following a rebound win in Tampa last weekend over USF. While the FSU defense showed some progress prior to garbage time, this matchup with UNC still projects to be a high-scoring one with two struggling defenses facing a pair of strong offensive attacks. (Tomahawk Nation)

The movie inspired by a UNC professor's book is premiering today

From a slum in Uganda to the silver screen, UNC professor and author Tim Crothers has brought the story of chess and a young girl’s dream across the world. A Disney and ESPN film based off of his book, “Queen of Katwe,” will begin showing Friday, Sept. 30, at Silverspot in Chapel Hill. (Daily Tar Heel)

North Carolina, No. 12 Florida St. on the defensive

North Carolina and No. 12 Florida State have two of the better offenses in the ACC. When it comes to defense, that's another matter. Going into Saturday's game at Doak Campbell Stadium, both teams are struggling to consistently stop opponents. The Seminoles are last among Power Five conference teams in yards allowed per play (6.78). (Associated Press)

NCAA sets Oct. 28 hearing date for UNC in academic case

North Carolina is scheduled to appear before an NCAA infractions committee panel Oct. 28 in the case tied to its long-running academic fraud scandal. The hearing will focus on procedural arguments made by the school in its response to five serious charges instead of whether violations occurred in the multi-year case. (Associated Press)

Countdown to Kickoff: UNC vs. Florida State

No. 23 North Carolina travels to Tallahassee in a preferable position, entering its matchup with No. 12 Florida State as a double-digit road dog with little public expectation for victory. ESPN’s Football Power Index gives UNC (3-1, 1-0 ACC) a 19.6 percent chance for the upset at Doak Campbell Stadium. The Seminoles (3-1, 0-1 ACC) are favored by 10.5 points. (Inside Carolina)

Video: Austin Proehl - Not Just an Inside Guy

North Carolina wide receiver Austin Proehl sits down with Taylor Vippolis to discuss route running, growing up around multiple super bowls, and the game-winning drive against Pittsburgh. View Video...

Position by Position: UNC offense vs. FSU defense

FSU’s defensive line is banged up and could be without DE Josh Sweat (knee) and DT Derrick Nnadi (ankle). But some players are quickly making progress, notably defensive end Brian Burns (four sacks in 2016) and defensive tackle Fredrick Jones (three tackles, TFL vs. USF). Even if Sweat is out and Nnadi is limited, this is a physical, athletic front four. (Carolina Blue)

UNC Football Ready For Battle in Tallahassee Against No. 12 Florida State

After taking a bit of time to enjoy its thrilling comeback win over Pitt last Saturday, the UNC football team got right back to business this week. With a trip to Tallahassee to face No. 12 Florida State looming, the Tar Heels will need to overcome one of the most talented teams and hostile environments in college football in order to keep their three-game win streak alive. (Chapelboro.com)

Breaking down North Carolina-Florida State

The showdown between Florida State and North Carolina lost a bit of luster after both teams suffered September losses, but this still will be one of the bigger games in the ACC this year. Both teams have potent offenses, so it could be a shootout. ESPN ACC reporters David Hale and Jared Shanker break down the game. (ESPN.com)

Carolina Football Makes First Visit To FSU Since 2010 Saturday

A week after a come-from-behind 37-36 win over Pitt, North Carolina goes on the road for an important cross-divisional Atlantic Coast Conference matchup against Florida State on Saturday, Oct. 1. The game is slated for a 3:30 p.m. kickoff and will be televised nationally on ESPN. The Tar Heels have won nine consecutive regular-season conference games. (GoHeels.com)


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