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Some lesser-known Tar Heel receivers are making an impact
Bug Howard, Mack Hollins and Ryan Switzer have combined for 55 catches and 633 yards through four games. This is about 50% of Mitch Trubisky’s...

Photo: Unreal look at Bug Howard's catch
A closer look at UNC senior wide receiver Bug Howard's last second catch shows that it was truly more miraculous than it seemed. Howard first...

Bug Howard describes game-winning catch, final moments
UNC wide receiver Bug Howard will go down in North Carolina football lore as making one of the biggest and more miraculous catches even in...

Sleeping on North Carolina? Wake up and throw on a robe
The bathrobes in UNC's locker room are usually for comfort. But before Saturday's game against Pittsburgh -- a dramatic 37-36 Tar Heels win -- a...

Bug Howard goes up to grab victory
For Bug Howard, 2-yard plays can be just as exciting as those covering a large portion of the football field. Howard made good on that...

Howard’s Late TD Caps UNC Football’s Frantic Comeback Win Over Pitt
With his team down 13 points, Mitch Trubisky put together a pair of clutch touchdown drives in the final five and a half minutes—ultimately finding...

Turner's Take: The Payoff
Five seconds. Snap. Mitch Trubisky lofted it up to his right, toward Bug Howard again. Howard turned in the near corner of the end zone,...

Pitt-UNC Positives
North Carolina stole one from Pittsburgh on Saturday at Kenan Stadium. On the surface, the Tar Heels had no business beating the Panthers 37-36, and...

Tar Heels' late win shows glimpses of 2016 identity
Larry Fedora knew his UNC team would need all 60 minutes to beat Pittsburgh, and it took nearly every second to get the 37-36 win...

Video: Tar Heels Rally Past Pitt in Dramatic Fashion, 37-36 - Highlights
North Carolina used a 17-play, 63-yard drive - culminating in a fantastic touchdown catch by Bug Howard in the final seconds - to complete the...

Pitt falls to North Carolina on last-second TD pass
Pitt flirted with danger Saturday and the Panthers paid for it in the end, dropping a 37-36 decision to North Carolina in the ACC opener...

Trubisky, Tar Heels rally past Panthers 37-36 in ACC opener
Mitch Trubisky capped a huge day by throwing a 2-yard touchdown pass to Bug Howard with 2 seconds left to help North Carolina rally past...

Video: Bug Howard Hauls in Game-Winning TD vs. Pittsburgh
With a Panthers defender draped all over him, senior WR Bug Howard brought in this touchdown from Mitch Trubisky with two seconds remaining to defeat...

UNC wideouts need to bounce back against Illinois
The much vaunted wide receiving corps of Ryan Switzer, Mack Hollins, and Bug Howard didn’t live up to last year’s performances or this preseason’s hype...

Bug Howard, UNC wide receivers prepared for Georgia
Heading into Saturday's game, UNC has few question marks concerning who will play--the main uncertainties are at right guard and punter. One position the Tar...

The story behind an epic UNC touchdown photo
UNC wide receiver Bug Howard scored late in the second quarter on a 49-yard pass from Marquise Williams. The score put the Heels up 38-10...

UNC WR Bug Howard's Helping Hand
For three years, Bug Howard always had a veteran ahead of him on the depth chart. Someone to lean on, to look up to and...

Turner's Take: Snug As A Bug
Johnathan 'Bug' Howard doesn't like it when people assume he's a basketball player, but at 6'5" and 220 pounds, well, he looks like one. That...

Bug Howard talks WRs to watch
UNC wide receiver Bug Howard is one of three assumed senior starters who will catch the majority of passes for the Tar Heels in 2016...

College Football's Top 40 Wide Receiver Groups for 2016
10. North Carolina: The Tar Heels return five of their top six receivers from last season, with Mack Hollins and Ryan Switzer the headliners. Bug...

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