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D.J. Johnston News Archive

D.J. Johnston Overcomes Odds, Plays for Tar Heels
D.J. Johnston knows all about beating the odds. The Lower Gwynedd native and Germantown Academy graduate went to UNC with the hopes of one day...

Video: March Madness flashback (through the lens of Blue Steel)
In March in Chapel Hill, all eyes are on the UNC men’s basketball team. But are the players that you see every night on television...

Woody Durham, "Voice of the Tar Heels", will retire
“Three generations of fans have listened to him throughout the years,’’ said Woody’s son, Wes. “Not only has he done the games of the kids...

Real Blue Steel gets some ACC Tournament burn
Daniel Bolick, Van Hatchell and D.J. Johnston checked in at the scorer's table with 12:41 to go in the half. The Tar Heels were down...

Blue Steel: New Look to an Old Tradition
The blue team. The JV guys. The parentheses. North Carolina fans have called the walk-ons all of those things and more over the years, but...

Video: Senior Night tribute
Tribute video to Justin Knox, Daniel Bolick, Van Hatchell, and DJ Johnston...

Tar Heels outscore Duke 61-7 in bench points
Saturday night’s official box score will show North Carolina holding a 61-7 advantage in bench points. Call it the “Senior Night Skew.” Holding true to...

UNC beats rival Duke, wins ACC regular season title
Duke knew it was in for a tussle in the first 95 seconds, when three of UNC’s walk-ons along with graduate student Justin Knox and...

Justin Knox will start on UNC's Senior Night, walk-ons still uncertain
Continuing a North Carolina tradition, graduate student Justin Knox will make the first UNC start on Saturday, as part of Senior Night. But as of...

'Blue Steel' make mark on, off court
What began as nickname for the six walk-ons in practice has morphed into a cult following, as the players are called Blue Steel by the...