Shakeel Rashad: Expectations for the 2016 UNC defense
Shakeel Rashad, Jeff Schoettmer, Sam Smiley, and Justin Thomason were all big parts of North Carolina's 2015 defense which helped the Heels to a 11-3...Monday May 23, 2016Tar Heels LB Jeff Schoettmer is Easy to Root For
Undrafted free agency gave the New Orleans Saints a bounty of young talent, ranging from offensive linemen Landon Turner and Jack Allen to defensive backs...Wednesday May 18, 2016Undrafted linebacker Jeff Schoettmer finds nothing new in proving himself to Saints
Jeff Schoettmer has had to prove himself before. So this is nothing new to the former North Carolina walk-on linebacker. Schoettmer 6-foot-2 and 235 pounds...Sunday May 15, 2016ACC football post-spring position rankings: Front seven
9. North Carolina. There is no question last season ended with a disastrous performance against Baylor, and most of the blame went to the front...Thursday May 5, 2016Schoettmer, Rashad ink NFL deals, will compete for spots
The Saints offered Jeff Schoettmer a three-year deal and a $5,600 signing bonus, but told him they plan to bring in another undrafted linebacker to...Monday May 2, 2016An inside look at the other draft, as free agents find spots
Gary Shipman was at his desk, thumbing through depth charts and occasionally looking across the room at the TV trumpeting the start of the NFL...Monday May 2, 2016UNC Spring Football Preview - Storylines Part 1
UNC loses their senior leaders from the 2015 season, a big reason why the Tar Heels were able to go 11-3 last year. Gone are...Monday March 7, 2016ACC 2016 Spring Football Preview and Power Rankings
There’s a glaring concern up front for the Tar Heels after surrendering 247.4 rushing yards a game last season. The defensive line loses tackle Justin...Monday March 7, 2016Tar Heels can win with this checklist
North Carolina’s 40-24 loss to Rutgers in Detroit’s Quick Lane bowl last year should serve as extra incentive. The victory carrot is bigger for UNC,...Monday December 28, 2015UNC Football’s Fifth-Year Seniors Have Seen It All
As UNC’s incredible football season approaches its conclusion, all five of the team’s fifth-year seniors each celebrated another milestone....they graduated from school and put one...Tuesday December 15, 2015Video: ESPN's 'Inside the Program' - Chizik, Schoettmer & Rashad interviews
ESPN goes 'Inside The Program' in Chapel Hill and sits down with defensive coordinator Gene Chizik along with linebackers Jeff Schoettmer & Shakeel Rashad...Friday December 4, 2015Video: Fedora, Williams, Rashad & Schoettmer discuss Clemson & ACC Championship Game
North Carolina's Larry Fedora, Marquise Williams, Shakeel Rashad, and Jeff Schoettmer discuss the Tar Heels' upcoming matchup with Clemson in the ACC Championship game...Monday November 30, 2015UNC in different State of mind after finishing special regular season in style
“It was 35-7 at the end of the first,” said UNC linebacker Jeff Schoettmer, who wrote the score down after last year’s game and has...Saturday November 28, 2015Schoettmer: "I just don't like their football program"
Fifth-year senior linebacker Jeff Schoettmer has seen it all. The former walk-on was on the sideline when Gio Bernard ran back the game-winning punt against...Friday November 27, 2015After past three years of UNC-State, how can the fourth measure up?
From Gio Bernard’s punt return to the “Our State” fiasco to N.C. State’s on-field taking and off-field talking last season in Chapel Hill, it has...Friday November 27, 2015Video: UNC Football Press Conference Recap - NC State
North Carolina's Larry Fedora, Marquise Williams, Shakeel Rashad, and Jeff Schoettmer talk about the upcoming rivalry game against NC State in Raleigh...Tuesday November 24, 2015Video: Jeff Schoettmer - "The Best Four Years of my Life"
North Carolina senior linebacker Jeff Schoettmer details his rise from walk-on to team leader in this exclusive GoHeelsTV feature...Friday November 20, 2015UNC enters "Coastal Week" with goals intact
Entering Saturday’s game at Virginia Tech with a chance to claim the Coastal Division crown, Mack Hollins sat in Tuesday’s team meeting brewing over this...Friday November 20, 2015Linebacker Jeff Schoettmer’s long return brings fun for Tar Heels
Jeff Schoettmer’s winding, tackle-dodging interception return deep into Miami territory has gotten quite a bit of mileage the past few of days — perhaps beyond...Tuesday November 17, 2015Video: UNC Football Senior Reflections
Seniors Jeff Schoettmer, Shakeel Rashad, Landon Turner, Quinshad Davis, and Marquise Williams reflect on their time at North Carolina...Monday November 16, 2015