Des Lawrence Waived by Detroit Lions
Former UNC defensive back Des Lawrence was waived/injured by the Lions on Tuesday, Tim Twentyman of the Lions' official site reports. Lawrence was dependable against...Wednesday August 9, 2017Detroit Lions add cornerback depth, sign former UNC CB Des Lawrence
The Detroit Lions have signed undrafted free agent cornerback Des Lawrence. Lawrence has been very effective over the past two seasons as his 81.1 overall...Monday May 8, 2017Three Tar Heels signed as undrafted free agents
North Carolina had six players selected in the 2017 NFL draft and three more Tar Heels were signed to free agent contracts after the draft...Monday May 1, 2017ACC football schedule review: North Carolina Tar Heels
Larry Fedora has turned North Carolina into a power player over the past two seasons, but 2017 represents a changing of the guard. Virtually every...Tuesday February 21, 2017Can UNC’s defense take a step forward in 2017?
UNC is losing three defensive starters to graduation — cornerback Des Lawrence, defensive end Mikey Bart and safety Dominquie Green. In addition, defensive tackle Nazair...Thursday January 5, 2017Des Lawrence to Play in 2017 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl
The NFL Players Association is proud to announce the next set of player commitments to the 2017 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl. Joining the roster is North...Monday December 26, 2016UNC football looks forward to NC State, Senior Day
Larry Fedora is preparing this week for his final home game with a group of seniors who, as much as any, is responsible for the...Tuesday November 22, 2016Video: Weiler, Lawrence, Trubisky discuss N.C. State
North Carolina kicker Nick Weiler, cornerback Des Lawrence, and quarterback Mitch Trubisky speak with the media Monday ahead of Friday's game against NC State in...Monday November 21, 2016Des Lawrence focused on The Citadel
After a disappointing loss to Duke. Carolina still clings to a chance of making the ACC Championship. They need to beat crosstown rivals N.C. State...Friday November 18, 2016Countdown to Kickoff: UNC vs. The Citadel
There was a distinct change in the mood around Navy Practice Fields this week as North Carolina attempted to move past its upset in Durham...Friday November 18, 2016UNC football prepares to face The Citadel's triple-option offense
Dwelling on the past can undermine a team’s ability to prepare for the future. Coming off an upset loss to Duke last week, it seems...Wednesday November 16, 2016UNC football remembers Victory Bell painting ahead of short week against Duke
At practice Monday, the Victory Bell was on display, but something was off. One side of the bell stand was Carolina Blue, but the other...Tuesday November 8, 2016UNC football discusses Trubisky draft stock and bye week at weekly press conference
Larry Fedora, senior cornerback Des Lawrence and junior quarterback Mitch Trubisky spoke with the media Monday at the Kenan Football Center for the team’s weekly...Monday October 31, 2016Des Lawrence details Georgia Tech preparation
UNC cornerback Des Lawrence met with reporters on Monday. He detailed what goes into stopping Georgia Tech, his role as a cornerback, scout team action,...Monday October 31, 2016Tar Heels Need November Help
Larry Fedora’s Tar Heels morphed into fans last Thursday evening in cheering for Pittsburgh to upset Virginia Tech and shake up the ACC Coastal Division...Monday October 31, 2016UNC Defense Just Doing Its Job
The sentiment among UNC's defensive players on Saturday was that a more complete buy-in to "doing your job" has resulted in an overall better performance...Sunday October 23, 2016Larry Fedora Live: Secondary Lockdown
The success of UNC’s secondary this season has often been overshadowed by the defensive struggles up front. The unit was finally allowed to shine in...Tuesday October 18, 2016UNC defense to enter week with a "laser focus"
Heading into UNC's Coastal Division game against Pittsburgh, the defense has to be locked in. "We just got to be on a laser focus," Des...Monday September 19, 2016UNC defense: "It was on us to go out and execute"
The Tar Heels turned to their defensive leaders to settle them down. At halftime "Des (Lawrence) talked to everybody and reminded them that what we...Sunday September 18, 2016Larry Fedora Wednesday Post-Practice Quotes
Larry Fedora on North Carolina players showing leadership in the midst of adversity: "I love the attitude of the leaders and what they've been preaching...Thursday September 8, 2016