Instant 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, 2015Linebacker Jonathan Smith signs LOI to UNC
Senior linebacker Jonathan Smith announced his pledge to the UNC in August before Scotland’s first regular season game, but left the door to his commitment...Thursday December 10, 2015Weekend UNC Football Recruit Scoreboard
North Carolina running back commit Jordon Brown rushed 9 times for 188 yards and 3 TDs in Southern Durham's 61-12 win over Oxford Webb. UNC...Sunday November 8, 2015Tar Heel LB commitment Jonathan Smith is a true leader
North Carolina linebacker commitment and three-star Laurinburg (N.C.) Scotland standout Jonathan Smith is in the position to excel as he likens himself to the now-retired...Tuesday November 3, 2015UNC picking up steam in state football recruiting
The commitment from DT Marlon Dunlap (West Charlotte) follows that of in-state LB Jonathan Smith (Scotland) and RB Jordon Brown (Southern Durham), both of whom...Tuesday October 27, 2015UNC Commits RB Jordon Brown, LB Jonathan Smith, QB Chazz Surratt Named to Shrine Bowl
All three of North Carolina's in-state verbal commitments -- Jordon Brown, Jonathan Smith, and Chazz Surratt -- were selected to represent the Tar Heel State...Monday October 5, 2015UNC Football Recruit Weekend Scoreboard
UNC running back commit Jordon Brown (Southern Durham HS) scored four rushing touchdowns en route to 214 yards on 29 carries. He also caught four...Sunday August 30, 2015Can Momentum Bring UNC 5-star football commitments?
North Carolina landed a pair of commits last Friday, and also received a visit from an in-state five-star prospect.
Now with inside linebacker Jonathan Smith and...Wednesday August 26, 2015Analysis: UNC Football Commitment Jonathan Smith
What a day for UNC football. The Heels picked up a second big in-state commitment on Friday when Jonathan Smith chose UNC over Duke and...Monday August 17, 2015