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College Running Back Rankings 2016
9. Elijah Hood, North Carolina. The Tar Heels led the nation in yards per play last season, and Hood was a big reason why. A...

Top 20 'Freaks' in college football for 2016
Elijah Hood, North Carolina, RB: Hood averaged almost seven yards a carry last year and finished with 1,463 yards rushing and 17 TDs. The 6-0,...

Three Tar Heels On Preseason All-ACC Football Team
North Carolina running back Elijah Hood, cornerback Des Lawrence and specialist Ryan Switzer were selected to the 2016 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Preseason Football Team announced...

Five from N.C. who could challenge for ACC player of the year
UNC's Elijah Hood was third in the projections for ACC player of the year, so voters recognize Hood’s contribution of 1,463 yards and 17 touchdowns...

By the Numbers: Elijah Hood is an elite running back
UNC running back Elijah Hood hasn't received the same hype as other big-time running backs, but Hood's numbers clearly show he is one of the...

Video: Elijah Hood Rushes To Greatness For UNC Football
UNC RB Elijah Hood has emerged as not only one of the great rushers in the ACC, but the nation as well. As part of...

The ACC’s Top 10 Heisman Candidates for 2016
Elijah Hood, RB, North Carolina: The Charlotte product lived up to the hype as a sophomore, rushing for 1,463 yards and 17 scores last fall...

Elijah Hood picked Third in ACC Football Player of the Year Poll
UNC junior running back Elijah Hood was picked to finish third in the ACC's 2016 Preseason Player of the Year Poll. A Charlotte native, Hood...

Highlighting the 2016 UNC wide receivers
This year's North Carolina offense is looking to stay on pace with the 2015 squad. Since starting quarterback, Mitch Trubisky, and starting running back, Elijah...

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,...

Ranking the ACC's running backs
After crunching the numbers, Dalvin Cook remains the top tailback in the ACC entering 2016, and it may not be particularly close. The No. 2...

Elijah Hood Named Doak Walker Award Candidate
UNC junior tailback Elijah Hood is one of the preseason candidates for the 2016 Doak Walker Award, announced Thursday by the PwC SMU Athletic Forum...

What if ACC Football Teams Had an All-Star Game?
While the Coastal team is at a disadvantage in overall talent, this squad does have some promising pieces on offense. Quarterback Brad Kaaya is the...

College football's most watchable teams
North Carolina. Yes, the Tar Heels lose QB Marquise Williams. But this offense should keep piling up yards behind junior Mitch Trubisky after leading the...

12 college running backs to watch in 2016
Elijah Hood, North Carolina Hood was the featured back for the Tar Heels in 2015. He ran for the third-most yards in the ACC...

Tar Heels' Hood aims to fix mistakes, build off huge season
Elijah Hood ran the ball with a tackler-punishing ferocity to put together one of the best statistical seasons in North Carolina history and make him...

Video: Elijah Hood - The Key To UNC's Explosive Offense
Elijah Hood's punishing running style helped lead UNC to an ACC-best 40.7 points per game last season. Hood continues to be the key to the...

Video: Elijah Hood, Dalvin Cook, or James Conner? Who will be the ACC's top RB?
Elijah Hood, Dalvin Cook, and James Conner are just three of the impressive running backs that will be racking up yards and touchdowns on ACC...

Elijah Hood Named to Maxwell Award Watch List
The Maxwell Football Club today announced its watch lists for the 80th annual Maxwell Award and the 22nd annual Chuck Bednarik Award, and North Carolina...

Stat burns: Each top 25 team's best number to brag about
18. North Carolina Tar Heels Explosive offense: North Carolina averaged 7.3 yards per play last season, tops in FBS. With the departure of....Marquise Williams, it's...

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