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Nazair Jones reflects on Pro Day, Draft Stock
UNC hosted its Pro Day workout Tuesday where a plethora of Carolina football players showcased their skills in front of scouts from all 32 NFL...

Draft Profile: DT Nazair Jones
Nazair Jones emerged as the most dominant force on Carolina’s defensive line. His efforts and progression were enough to leave school early with one-year of...

5 Newcomers to Watch for UNC Football in 2017
Finding a replacement for quarterback Mitch Trubisky will be at the top of UNC coach Larry Fedora's priority list this spring. There will also be...

ACC football schedule review: North Carolina Tar Heels
Larry Fedora has turned North Carolina into a power player over the past two seasons, but 2017 represents a changing of the guard. Virtually every...

Seven Tar Heels Selected for NFL Combine
The NFL on Wednesday released the list of 330 players who will attend the Scouting Combine. The Combine will be held Feb. 28 through March...

The 5 college teams hurt most by early departures
The Tar Heels lose three underclassmen, and each of them important to the team. Defensive tackle Nazair Jones was the team’s most disruptive run defender...

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...

Nazair Jones overcomes odds to star for North Carolina on defense
North Carolina junior defensive tackle, Nazair Jones stands at 6'5, 300 lbs. However, Jones feels fortunate to be standing at all. On his 16th birthday,...

Tar Heels seek finishing touch
North Carolina finishes what might be considered a rather underachieving football season today in the Sun Bowl against No. 16 Stanford. “I think this team...

UNC's Nazair Jones overcomes huge odds, keeps playing
It is Christmas Day, and Nazair Jones will be arriving at El Paso International Airport with the rest of his UNC teammates — filled excitement...

UNC's Nazair Jones: Six Years Later
A 16-year-old boy was admitted to UNC Children's Hospital on December 13, 2010 - his birthday - unsure of his ability to walk again. Six...

Gene Chizik Tuesday Interview, Notes & Quotes
UNC defensive coordinator Gene Chizik met with the media following Tuesday’s practice to discuss his unit’s preparation for Sun Bowl opponent Stanford, Nazair Jones’ readiness...

Naz Jones: Beauty In The Struggle
History has indeed been made on and off the football field. It is displayed by Nazair Jones’ increase in tackles each year, the two-time All-ACC...

Tar Heels plan to stay course for Stanford in Sun Bowl
UNC quarterback Mitch Trubisky, who’s weighing his NFL Draft prospects, and defensive tackle Nazair Jones, who has another year of eligibility remaining but has said...

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...

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