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Austin Proehl News Archive

How UNC receiver Austin Proehl is emulating his NFL dad, Ricky, on and off the field
Austin Proehl learned two things early on from his father: how to catch and how to serve. The first part came naturally for the former...

Austin Proehl Named To Wuerffel Trophy Watch List
The Wuerffel Trophy announced its watch list of 109 players from the Football Bowl Subdivision Tuesday, and UNC senior Austin Proehl is among the candidates...

Austin Proehl Nominated For AFCA Good Works Team
UNC senior wide receiver Austin Proehl is one of 146 nominees for the 2017 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team, one of the most prestigious off-field...

Elder Statesman Austin Proehl Taking On New Role
Mitch Trubisky is now off to the NFL, along with Ryan Switzer, Bug Howard and Mack Hollins, leaving Austin Proehl behind as the Tar Heels’...

Video: Ricky Proehl taking father time
After 20 years as an NFL player and coach, Ricky Proehl decided to walk away from the game to spend time with something he loves...

Can Austin Proehl, Thomas Jackson become UNC’s new stars at receiver?
Last season was a breakthrough year for Austin Proehl. In his first two years in a North Carolina uniform, Proehl caught 27 passes for 331...

Larry Fedora on replacing 90 percent of UNC's offensive production
Larry Fedora was asked about players to whom UNC will turn in 2018. "We have guys like Austin Proehl, who has played a lot for...

Austin Proehl leads group of young, inexperienced receivers
Gone are Ryan Switzer, Bug Howard, and Mack Hollins. The only wide receiver returnee in terms of production is senior Austin Proehl. During the 2016...

UNC football's Austin Proehl motivated by friend he met during hospital visit
Austin Proehl sat across from Joel Poe, a 60-year-old bone marrow cancer patient he met during a hospital visit with the North Carolina football team,...

Tuesday UNC Football Spring Practice Notes
UNC football coach Larry Fedora spoke to media after the Tar Heels' practice Tuesday. Fedora pointed out several players who have stepped up as leaders...

Five non-QB position battles to watch in the ACC: UNC wide receiver
What ESPN said: Austin Proehl should fit nicely in the slot, and while expecting him to replicate Ryan Switzer’s production is a lot to ask,...

Austin Proehl serves as Tar Heels' veteran on new-look offense
UNC waved goodbye to nearly its entire offense after the 2016 season, with wide receiver Austin Proehl among the rare returning players with starting experience...

Austin Proehl looks to step up amid injury, low expectations
UNC won't kick off the 2017 football season for another six months or so, but the work has already begun. UNC will have to fill...

NFL Coach Quits the Game He Loves to Watch His Sons Play Football
Austin Proehl can’t wait until football season next year. The 21-year- old communications major at Carolina will be a starter, a wide receiver for the...

Video: Austin Proehl UNC Junior Season Highlights
North Carolina junior season highlights of the Tar Heels' leading returning wide receiver next season, Austin Proehl...

Panthers receivers coach Ricky Proehl stepping down to follow sons' careers
Ricky Proehl has spent the past six seasons working with the Carolina Panthers’ receivers. He’s ready to watch a couple of other wideouts closer to...

Hood helps Tar Heels' offense accelerate past Georgia Tech
A trick play first, with Austin Proehl taking a handoff from and then throwing back to Mitch Trubisky for an 8-yard gain. And then it...

Austin Proehl's breakout season a product of patience and opportunity
UNC wide receiver Austin Proehl may not receive the attention like quarterback Mitch Trubisky or fellow wide out Ryan Switzer. But in 2016, Proehl has...

U.Va.'s bad week gets worse with North Carolina's blowout at Scott Stadium
Any notion Virginia had of upsetting No. 22 North Carolina Saturday effectively ended with 8:30 left, when Mitch Trubisky connected with Austin Proehl on a...

Mitch Trubisky leads No. 22 North Carolina past Virginia 35-14
Mitch Trubisky threw three touchdown passes and No. 22 North Carolina limited Virginia to one trick-play touchdown until the fourth quarter Saturday in a 35-14...

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