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UNC Football Notebook
Des Lawrence is light years removed from an incident that occurred during fall camp in 2014. He was one of several Tar Heels involved in...

Tar Heels’ Des Lawrence makes fashion statement at ACC Football Kickoff
What a spectacle Des Lawrence’s closet must be. North Carolina’s senior cornerback was among the dozens of players and coaches who spoke at the ACC...

Des Lawrence excited for big senior season with improved UNC defense
Cornerback Des Lawrence enters his senior season at North Carolina more mature and intent on making headlines on the field rather than off the field...

UNC's Fedora apologizes for comment to female reporter
UNC coach Larry Fedora has apologized to a female reporter for a comment made during the ACC's preseason media days regarding the emotional maturation of...

UNC could have the best corner duo in the nation
Overlooked in North Carolina’s 11-win season was the performance of the Tar Heels’ secondary. The corners, in particular, are incredibly talented. Senior Des Lawrence and...

Points allowed, rather than yards, is focus for UNC defense
UNC’s defense helped carry the Tar Heels to an 11-3 record and the ACC championship game last season, even generating conversation for a spot in...

Fedora, Lawrence, Switzer ACC Kickoff Press Conference Transcript
Q. Year two under Gene Chizik, what changes, what gets elevated with him as defensive coordinator? Des Lawrence: What changes is our mentality. It's a...

Video: Des Lawrence ACC Kickoff Q&A
North Carolina senior cornerback Des Lawrence answers questions from the media at the ACC Kickoff in Charlotte, N.C...

UNC freshman position change
According to UNC senior cornerback Des Lawrence who CarolinaBlue spoke with exclusively in Charlotte at the ACC Kickoff, freshman Myles Wolfolk has moved from cornerback...

Top 100 ACC Football Players
A list of the 100 best players in the ACC this coming season, according to the website Southern Pigskin. Players from UNC: 96. Mack Hollins,...

Thorpe Award watch list omission adds motivation for UNC’s Lawrence
If Des Lawrence was looking for motivation heading into the season, the preseason award watch lists are providing it for the UNC cornerback. Lawrence earned...

Ryan Switzer, Des Lawrence To Attend ACC Football Kickoff
Two-time All-America Ryan Switzer and All-ACC cornerback Des Lawrence will represent UNC at the 2016 ACC Football Kickoff, July 21-22 at the Westin Charlotte. Coaches...

The ACC's 15 Most Underrated Football Players for 2016
Des Lawrence/M.J. Stewart, CB, North Carolina: Both Lawrence and Stewart earned a mention on the ACC’s all-conference team last season, but these two players deserve...

UNC secondary could be one of the best in the ACC
North Carolina junior cornerback M.J. Stewart tied for the ACC lead in passes defended with 18 last season, earning second-team all-conference honors. His four interceptions...

Video: UNC Football, Mitch Trubisky Preparing For Coastal Title Defense
Mitch Trubisky is now the starting QB for the Tar Heels as they embark upon their 2016 campaign. Ryan Switzer and Des Lawrence lead a...

ACC post-spring position rankings: Secondary
5. North Carolina: The Tar Heels had the No. 3 pass defense in the ACC last season under first-year assistant Charlton Warren, another sign of...

By the numbers: Debating the ACC's best cornerbacks
Des Lawrence is another interesting case. He was targeted 49 times and didn’t allow a touchdown. He also picked off two passes and broke up...

Early bowl look: Russell Athletic Bowl -- UNC-Baylor
Matchup to watch: As a second-team selection, cornerback Des Lawrence was the only UNC defender to earn first- or second-team All-ACC honors. He'll likely be...

UNC vs. Clemson Preview
UNC's defensive line will tasked with preventing Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson from scrambling. Cornerbacks M.J. Stewart and Des Lawrence will be essential in containing the...

Recruiting Storylines: UNC vs NCSU
North Carolina and NC State will meet on the gridiron for the 105th time on Saturday. On the recruiting trail, the rivals have crossed paths...

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