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Nazair Jones To Enter 2017 NFL Draft
UNC junior defensive tackle Nazair Jones has elected to forego his final season of eligibility and will enter the 2017 NFL Draft following the Sun...

Video: Nazair Jones UNC Career Highlights
North Carolina junior defensive tackle Nazair Jones made a tremendous number of big plays during his time in Chapel Hill. Jones announced Friday that he...

Larry Fedora Live: Juniors Receiving NFL Feedback
Third-year players are eligible for early entry into the NFL Draft. Several Tar Heel juniors, including quarterback Mitch Trubisky, running back Elijah Hood and defensive...

Ryan Switzer Headlines Tar Heels On All-ACC Teams
After a record-setting senior season in which he caught 91 passes for 1,027 yards and five touchdowns, senior wide receiver Ryan Switzer was named to...

Nazair Jones Going Pro
UNC junior defensive end Nazair Jones announced on Instagram that he is leaving UNC and entering his name in the NFL draft. Jones, a native...

Turner's Take: The Other Half
If Carolina football wants to be taken seriously as a program of national prominence, if Carolina football wants attention on its own campus as men's...

The long walk back for UNC’s Nazair Jones
North Carolina defensive tackle Nazair Jones thinks about his journey every time he pulls into the parking lot at the Ronald McDonald House of Chapel...

I'm A Tar Heel: Naz Jones
Nazair Jones: "Thank you! We appreciate everything you do for our program. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to live out our dreams here...

Spinning through Hurricanes looking to Virginia
The 22nd ranked team from Chapel Hill has played 4 top 25 teams through seven weeks in 2016 as opposed to no ranked teams to...

Film review: Cornerback MJ Stewart stands out for UNC secondary
There’s plenty of praise for UNC's defensive line, especially for Jeremiah Clarke and Malik Carney. Defensive tackle Nazair Jones also deserves credit as the leader...

Video: Naz Jones Leading UNC's Defense
North Carolina senior defensive lineman Nazair Jones discusses changing his body, emerging as a leader on the Tar Heel defense, and bouncing back from a...

Gene Chizik on interceptions, Miami, and Mark Richt
UNC defense coordinator Gene Chizik spoke with the media after practice Tuesday ahead of this week’s game against Miami. Chikiz discussed how the defense has...

Nazair Jones discusses VT loss
One of the few bright spots from Saturday's 34-3 loss to Virginia Tech in Kenan Stadium was the play of UNC defensive tackle Nazair Jones...

UNC DL Nazair Jones was nearly paralyzed five years ago
Nazair Jones came home after his Roanoke Rapids (N.C.) High team lost in the state playoffs so wiped out from his exceptional performance that he...

UNC DT Nazair Jones: "We had guys that stepped up"
The Pittsburgh offense was dominating. Time was running out. The score was 36-23. But then senior Nazair Jones and the UNC defense rallied. "We got...

The UNC defense missed Nazair Jones
Without Nazair Jones along North Carolina's defensive line the Dukes were able to move the ball effecively throughout the first quarter. The fans took notice,...

Two UNC Defensive Linemen Sidelined for Saturday vs James Madison
UNC's defensive line will be shorthanded when it takes the field on Saturday against James Madison. Defensive tackle Nazair Jones and defensive end Tomon Fox...

No. 22 Tar Heels dealing with familiar Week 1 problems again
North Carolina's season opener ended up being a repeat of last year's first game, down to letting a winnable game against a Southeastern Conference opponent...

UNC defensive tackle Nazair Jones endured a long, painful road back to the gridiron
The trainer takes a tube about six inches long marked “Enbrel” from the fridge and gives it to North Carolina’s star defensive tackle Nazair Jones...

Tar Heel Quartet Named To Lombardi Watch List
UNC standouts Jon Heck, Elijah Hood, Nazair Jones and Caleb Peterson are among the 158 candidates on the preliminary watch list for the Rotary Lombardi...

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