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Bentley Spain on his move to guard, building depth along young OL
One piece of significant news coming out of spring practice was the amount of reps that long-time left tackle starter Bentley Spain was getting at...

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...

UNC turning to new faces on the offensive line
The Tar Heels return three offensive line starters from the Sun Bowl — rising seniors Bentley Spain and R.J. Prince, as well as rising sophomore...

Tar Heels feature plenty of familiar names
Since Larry Fedora arrived to Chapel Hill in 2012, Clemson and North Carolina have gone head-to-head for several prospects, many of whom will play prominent...

Injury reports for Saturday’s ACC games involving UNC, State, Duke, Wake
The following are injury reports released for Saturday’s ACC games for North Carolina vs Georgia Tech, N.C. State vs Louisville, Duke vs Boston College, and...

Numbers Game Along UNC's Offensive Line
North Carolina's offensive line depth became a legitimate concern when top reserve guard Jared Cohen left the team for personal reasons and veteran interior lineman...

The success of the UNC O-line, running game
The Tar Heels rushed for 208 yards against South Carolina. Elijah Hood rushed 12 times for 138 yards (11.5 yard average), T.J. Logan carried it...

Turner's Take: The Charlotte Connection
Twenty-two current Tar Heels hail from Charlotte or the surrounding area. It wouldn’t be all that surprising to see full plays involving nearly all Charlotte...

UNC offensive line continues progression
The road to success has been an uphill climb for the North Carolina offensive line. But through injury and attrition, this unit has shown the...

Sophomore offensive lineman Bentley Spain up to speed
Bentley Spain and Larry Fedora have one thing in common — they both like to go fast. And while not many people associate 6-foot-6, 300-pound...

Bentley Spain Locking Down Left Tackle
Fast forward to his second spring in Chapel Hill and Charlotte, N.C. product Bentley Spain nudged out incumbent John Ferranto at left tackle for a...

Spring games abound in ACC
Gene Chizik has shaken up the UNC defense. His arrival has inspired a new attitude for a unit that lacked consistency last season. UNC has...

O-line shuffle
The big news of the spring –other than an injury forcing quarterback Marquise Williams to miss the practice period– is at left tackle. Sophomore Bentley...

Bentley Spain Moves Up
Even with all five starters returning from last season, there has been movement along the North Carolina offensive line as sophomore Bentley Spain has moved...

Position battle winners at LT, DE, CB and K as UNC breaks camp
My article on Monday focused on what’s still uncertain as UNC enters game week, such as the starting QB, Ethan Farmer’s eligibility and the running...

Preseason position review: Offensive line
The O-line is a concern for coach Larry Fedora, who struggled to piece together five healthy players throughout the spring. The loss of All-ACC tackle...

John Ferranto seeks to fill big shoes
UNC is looking to find a replacement at left tackle for the 2014 season between three players---third-year sophomore John Ferranto, redshirt freshman R.J. Prince, and...

Signing Day Updates: Meet UNC's 2014 Football Recruiting Class
Meet the UNC Football Signing Day class of 2014. Check back throughout the day as National Letters of Intent continue to roll in...

Recruiting: Team Effort
UNC welcomed arguably its most talented group of midterm enrollees on campus last week. The decision to expedite their enrollment will only enhance and accelerate...

Video: Bentley Spain Ahead of the Curve
Widely considered one of the top offensive tackles in the country, Bentley Spain decided to enroll early at North Carolina over dozens of other scholarship...

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