Oregon State names Washington OC Jonathan Smith its new coach
Oregon State has named Jonathan Smith its next head coach. The Beavers made the announcement with a fantastic video. Smith, 38, was a four-year starter...Sunday December 10, 2017Jonathan Smith, UNC Defense Find End Zone
Jonathan Smith played a majority of the game in the dime package after starters Cayson Collins and Cole Holcomb both left Saturday’s game with injuries...Monday November 20, 2017Video: UNC LB Jonathan Smith Scoops-And-Scores vs. Western Carolina
North Carolina linebacker Jonathan Smith scored the first Tar Heels defensive touchdown of the year Saturday against Western Carolina. Smith scooped up a fumble and...Saturday November 18, 2017What UNC’s inexperienced defense expects from Georgia Tech’s triple-option offense
Preparing for the game against Georgia Tech on Saturday, sophomore linebacker Jonathan Smith and the rest of the UNC defense have been studying film of...Friday September 29, 2017Andre Smith, UNC’s star linebacker, is out for the season. Here’s who will replace him.
Always be prepared. Never slip. This is the advice North Carolina sophomore linebacker Jonathan Smith gets from his dad during almost every phone call between...Friday September 22, 2017Jonathan Smith Assumes UNC's Starting Middle Linebacker Role
Jonathan Smith will suit up as the starting middle linebacker for the Tar Heels on Saturday against the program he spurned two years ago. The...Friday September 22, 2017UNC's Plan Following Unprecedented Injury Report
The injury report that North Carolina football released on Thursday evening featured the names of 19 UNC players and six starters. Three of those starters...Thursday September 21, 2017What can Jonathan Cooper be for the Cowboys?
Jonathan Cooper is a player who has started 14 games in his three seasons and still has some of the ability that he flashed at...Thursday March 23, 2017Instant Impact - Who will play a role for UNC Football in 2017?
A few freshman during the 2016 season made an impact in their first year on campus. Safety Myles Dorn, cornerback Patrice Rene, defensive end Tomon...Thursday February 2, 2017OL Caleb Peterson, LB Jonathan Smith Suffer Season-Ending Injuries
UNC senior offensive guard Caleb Peterson will undergo season-ending back surgery on Friday at The Carrell Clinic in Dallas, Texas. Peterson started 42 games in...Thursday October 20, 2016Notes about Duke, UNC football from ACC Kickoff
Scotland High School graduate Jonathan Smith is expected to make a significant contribution on UNC's defense as a true freshman this fall. Smith, the two-time...Saturday July 23, 2016The ACC's most crucial position battles for 2016
North Carolina - Linebacker: Sophomore Andre Smith and junior Cayson Collins are the only returning linebackers with at least 20 tackles in 2015 -- they...Thursday June 30, 20165-Star RB Zamir White Makes Impromptu UNC Visit
2017 five-star running back Zamir White was at UNC on Friday for an impromptu visit. The 6-1, 210-pound prospect from Scotland County High School was...Friday June 10, 2016UNC's Freshmen Make Most of First Spring
Eight player skipped their final semesters in high school to enroll in January to jumpstart their collegiate careers, and more than a few made their...Tuesday April 19, 2016Tar Heels aim to build on defensive turnaround from 2015
The Tar Heels had several young players getting key reps during the spring, including January enrollees Jonathan Smith at linebacker, and defensive backs Myles Wolfolk...Saturday April 16, 2016UNC Football 2016 Live Signing Day Updates
National Signing Day live updates for UNC's 2016 football recruiting class as undecided recruits make their final decisions, Letters of Intent roll in, and the...Wednesday February 3, 2016UNC stocking up on linebacker talent in 2016 recruiting class
The Tar Heels have addressed needs at linebacker very well in the 2016 class, and still have a big fish or two out there who...Wednesday January 20, 2016Video: UNC Football January Enrollees Excited to Start in Chapel Hill
Hear from January 2016 enrollees Jordon Brown, Logan Byrd, J.B. Copeland, Jonathan Smith, Garrett Walston and Myles Wolfork about why they chose UNC and what...Monday January 11, 2016UNC Football Welcomes Eight Early Enrollees
UNC head coach Larry Fedora announced the enrollment of eight football student-athletes to campus on Monday, the first day of classes in Chapel Hill. Enrolling...Monday January 11, 2016How UNC's football commitments fared at the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas
The Tar Heels had four commits in the game and defensive end Marlon Dunlap made up for a lackluster week of practice with an excellent...Monday December 21, 2015