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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...

UNC's Tyler Powell Filling Void at Defensive End
Tyler Powell’s versatility along UNC's defensive line is proving to be beneficial 10 days into training camp. Much of the defensive line talk during August...

M.J. Stewart Q&A (Part 1)
CarolinaBlue spoke with UNC junior cornerback M.J. Stewart. Stewart discussed defensive leaders, the new standard for UNC, and the defense being overlooked. Who are the...

Extra Points: Made Man
Nazair Jones is a junior defensive tackle on the Tar Heel football team with immense size, strength and athleticism. But most remarkable is his poise,...

Jalen Dalton Q&A
UNC defensive lineman Jalen Dalton got his first live reps of college football roughly midway through last season against Wake Forest. He never looked back...

Depth of knowledge will improve Tar Heel defense in Chizik's second year
Gene Chizik helped North Carolina significantly improve its defense in 2015 from where it was the year before in his first season as the team's...

Starting 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...

Video: Elijah Hood, Nazair Jones on Day 1 of Training Camp
North Carolina running back Elijah Hood and defensive end Nazair Jones talk after the Tar Heels' first football practice of the 2016 training camp on...

Top 100 ACC Football Players
A list of the 100 best players in the ACC this coming season, according to the website Southern Pigskin. Players from UNC: 96. Mack Hollins,...

The 101 best players in college football
41. M.J. Stewart, CB, UNC: A PFF College First Team All-American last year as a slot corner, Stewart is coming off an outstanding 2015 season...

UNC's Nazair Jones starts youth mentoring program
UNC defensive tackle Nazair Jones knows the impact a strong mentor can have on a young person's life. With that in mind and looking to...

ACC 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...

UNC'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...

UNC defense moves beyond simplicity
The attitude at spring practice is undeniably different for North Carolina than a year ago. The bar has been raised. A second year in Gene...

Way-too-early 2016 ACC Football Power Rankings
4. North Carolina. The Tar Heels lose quarterback Marquise Williams, receiver Quinshad Davis and lineman Landon Turner, three of their best offensive players. But receiver...

UNC defensive tackle Nazair Jones comes home to Roanoke Rapids
Walking down old, familiar hallways of Roanoke Rapids High School, Nazair Jones stands out. That’s what happens when you’re a 6-foot-5, 305-pound defensive tackle for...

Nazair Jones latest UNC lineman from Roanoke Rapids
When Nazair Jones decided to accept a scholarship to play football at North Carolina in 2012, he continued a legacy for the town of Roanoke...

Exit Sandman, enter a new Coastal champ
The Tar Heels’ defense took center stage in Saturday’s Coastal Division clinching win at Virginia Tech. LB Shakeel Rashad had 15 tackles, DT Nazair Jones...

UNC defense is "ready to roll"
Sitting at 6-1, UNC heads into the toughest stretch of their schedule, beginning against a stout Pittsburgh team. The Tar Heels are closer to full...

UNC Injury Report: Pittsburgh
The attrition on UNC's defensive line apparently isn't subsiding with Dujaun Drennon suffering an undisclosed injury versus Virginia on Saturday. He is listed as questionable...

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