Can UNC’s defense take a step forward in 2017?
UNC is losing three defensive starters to graduation — cornerback Des Lawrence, defensive end Mikey Bart and safety Dominquie Green. In addition, defensive tackle Nazair...Thursday January 5, 2017UNC athletes lend a helping hand during the holiday season
The North Carolina Tar Heels have a great reputation on the field, but they have been working to make a similar impact off it this...Tuesday December 20, 2016Video: Mikey Bart - Always Ready
North Carolina senior defensive end Mikey Bart touches on all facets of his Tar Heel career in this one-on-one sit down with Taylor Vippolis...Friday October 7, 2016Dominique Ross' sack sparks UNC defense against JMU
The play came on third-and-six for James Madison on the UNC 14-yard line. The Dukes trailed 28-21 and were driving in the red zone. This...Monday September 19, 2016Mikey Bart: More comfortable, confident, and "twitchier"
One standout from the Georgia game was senior starting defensive end Mikey Bart. The 6-3, 270-pound Buford, Ga. native finished with three tackles and one...Friday September 9, 2016Mikey Bart, Donnie Miles to fuel UNC defense in Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game
Both North Gwinnett’s Donnie Miles and Buford’s Mikey Bart, part of 14 Georgians on the Tar Heels’ roster, are returning starters and proven players. Collins...Thursday September 1, 2016UNC Defensive End Mikey Bart's Homecoming
In some ways, the matchup between No. 18 North Carolina and No. 22 Georgia in the Georgia Dome on Saturday will be a home game...Wednesday August 31, 2016Starting defensive end Mikey Bart breaks down UNC's defensive line
UNC senior defensive end Mikey Bart is entering his final season at UNC, and year two as the power end starter for the Tar Heels...Saturday August 6, 2016Q&A: North Carolina DE Mikey Bart on the Tar Heels' defense
How much do the last few games of last season against Clemson and Baylor stay with you as motivation? Mikey Bart: We don’t try to...Thursday June 16, 2016UNC's depth proved vital in spring practice
The Tar Heels have dealt with a handful of injuries on the defensive line, including junior Dajaun Drennon and senior Mikey Bart. This has forced...Monday May 2, 2016Video: UNC Defense Comes Up with 5 Sacks vs. Virginia Tech
The Tar Heel defense supplied plenty of pressure up front, registering 5 sacks on the day (including 2.5 by Mikey Bart) in the overtime win...Saturday November 21, 2015Is UNC's pass rush a concern?
The UNC defense has two sacks in two games. One was registered by Robert Dinkins, the other by Mikey Bart. In addition, the Tar Heels...Tuesday September 15, 2015Mikey Bart discusses his role, defensive changes
CarolinaBlue caught up with UNC starting junior defensive end Mikey Bart after a recent Tar Heel practice. A Georgia native, Bart is 6-foot-3 and 270-pounds...Wednesday September 2, 2015UNC's defensive line relying on scheme, aggression
For the better part of eight months,North Carolina’s defensive line has spent its time constructing a foundation based on physicality, simplicity and a one-gap scheme...Monday August 24, 20152015 Football Preview: Defensive Line
If UNC is to improve along the defensive line, they will have to do it with a deep but inexperienced group of players. Jessie Rogers...Friday August 21, 2015Postgame Chalkboard from UNC-Miami
Miami’s huge offensive line and 260-pound tight ends bullied the UNC defensive front, while gap control problems and poor angles continued to plague the defense...Monday November 3, 2014Video: Cayson Collins Fumble Recovery for a Touchdown vs Miami
After Mikey Bart's sack and strip of the Miami quarterback, freshman Cayson Collins picks up the fumble and returns it 39 yards for the score...Saturday November 1, 2014Needed: A Few Good Men
With senior defensive tackle Ethan Farmer's status for the season still uncertain, as of now, none of the 10 Tar Heels battling to sort out...Sunday August 10, 2014Video: UNC Football Freshmen Highlights
The Tar Heels have gotten major contributions on both sides of the ball from true freshmen including: Mikey Bart, Khris Francis, Dominique Green, Bug Howard,...Tuesday December 3, 2013Pickeral: UNC's Defense Growing Up
Indeed, as much as big play youth on offense - think Marquise Williams, Ryan Switzer, T.J. Logan -- has been key to UNC's five-game winning...Wednesday November 27, 2013