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A.J. Blue’s route to the NFL hasn’t been the most direct one
A back injury left A.J. Blue in tears while down on the field. It was Blue’s lowest point because after all he had overcome –...

Belk Bowl gives Tar Heels one last chance at leaving a positive impression
With a final victory against the Bearcats in Charlotte, coach Larry Fedora’s 6-6 team can at least produce a winning finish to what once appeared...

A.J. Blue says ending career in Charlotte is "like a movie"
When former North Gaston High standout A.J. Blue and his University of North Carolina teammates began the 2013 football season, their goals were to win...

Turner's Take: Carolina Blue
A.J. Blue turned 24 in August. That’s older than a typical college football player, but perhaps too young to have experienced everything that A.J. Blue...

Incredible journey: A.J. Blue has survived obstacles to make UNC's "Senior Day"
On Saturday, A.J. Blue will be honored by the Tar Heels during “Senior Day” before they play Duke in a game with huge postseason ramifications...

Video: Tuesday Football Post-Practice Interviews
Ryan Switzer, T.J. Logan, and A.J. Blue talk after practice about preparing for North Carolina's big rivalry game with N.C. State...

Tar Heels get back on winning track, stop Boston College
Senior running back A.J. Blue walked into North Carolina’s locker room Saturday and saw something he hadn’t seen since Sept. 7 — his teammates’ smiling...

T.J. Logan Logan listed as starter for Tar Heels
North Carolina freshman T.J. Logan is listed as the starting running back for the Tar Heels’ game against Boston College (3-3, 1-2 ACC) on Saturday...

Turner's Take: Monday Musings
After his first career start, freshman T.J. Logan sits atop the North Carolina depth chart at tailback. ahead of A.J. Blue, Romar Morris and Khris...

Coastal Division back up for grabs
A.J. Blue can blame the Tar Heels’ 55-31 loss to East Carolina on complacency all he likes, but the bottom line is that UNC was...

A.J. Blue slams teammates for ‘lack of preparation’ and taking ECU lightly
Asked straight out if he thought his team took ECU for granted, A.J. Blue answered with a single word. “Definitely.” He then expounded by pointing...

East Carolina Rocks Tar Heels
North Carolina senior A.J. Blue sensed it at the hotel Saturday morning and on the bus ride to Kenan Stadium, when some of his teammates...

Turner's Take: Passion Project
Tailback A.J. Blue’s assessment was harsh. “The second we strapped up our cleats and our pads, certain guys knew that they weren’t going to give...

A.J. Blue aims to help UNC run game
If there is one player in the position to revive North Carolina's running game, it’s UNC’s most seasoned ball carrier, senior A.J. Blue, Anderson said...

Randy Jordan anticipates improvement against MTSU
Randy Jordan, UNC's second-year running backs coach and first-year special teams coach was proud of what both the running back and special teams units put...

Video: Tuesday football post-practice interviews
A.J. Blue, James Hurst and Caleb Peterson talk about fixing the mistakes made against South Carolina and look forward to the first home game of...

Lucas: A Changed Life
Senior running back A.J. Blue ponders the next six months of his life, which will include a chance to become Carolina's starting tailback, his scheduled...

A.J. Blue Working Back
A.J. Blue entered training camp atop the depth chart at running back alongside Romar Morris three weeks ago. However, due to a nagging hamstring that's...

Video: Position Breakdown - Running Backs
North Carolina running backs coach Randy Jordan is excited about Romar Morris and A.J. Blue plus a couple of new freshmen additions to the backfield...

Football Schedule Preview: The Mid-season Games
The meat of the schedule starts with a trip to Blacksburg to face Virginia Tech. This is expected to be a tough game and in...

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