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UNC football's 10 most pivotal players for 2016: No. 10: Nick Weiler
Kickers rarely get credit for the overall success of the team, but Nick Weiler showed just how valuable he can be during the 2015 season...

A breakdown of UNC’s special teams
The Tar Heels have one of the top punt returners in NCAA history in Ryan Switzer, a kick returner who has the quickness to break...

UNC Kicker Nick Weiler Taking Target Practice
North Carolina placekicker Nick Weiler will do anything to help improve his kicking game, even if it includes picking up a bow and arrow. After...

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,...

Nick Weiler Nominated For Good Works Team
Allstate and the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) announced nominees for the 2016 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team, one of the most coveted off-field honors...

Nick Weiler Named To Groza Watch List
North Carolina senior place-kicker Nick Weiler has been named to the watch list for the 2016 Lou Groza Collegiate Place-Kicker Award, as announced by the...

UNC Student-Athletes Become Pen Pals With Local Elementary Students
It started small, with UNC student-athletes writing to a single class of fifth-graders in the fall of 2013. This year, more than 350 Carolina student-athletes...

Elijah Hood, Nick Weiler Earn Academic All-ACC Honors
North Carolina tailback Elijah Hood and place-kicker Nick Weiler have been named to the 2015 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Football Team, the league announced Wednesday...

Nick Weiler Named Semifinalist For Wooden Cup
North Carolina junior place-kicker Nick Weiler has been named a semifinalist for the 2016 Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup, which is presented annually to the student-athlete...

North Carolina's Nick Weiler vowed to become 'a weapon for the team'
All that work, combined with being completely healthy, allowed Nick Weiler to shine. Through 13 games, Weiler scored 119 points, second on the school’s single-season...

My Carolina Experience: Nick Weiler
In a world driven by the instant gratification we have been programmed to expect, it can be easy to forget the actual standard it takes...

Botched Call Clouds Title Game
Nick Weiler’s onside kick with UNC trailing Clemson by 8 points in the final two minutes was secured by walk-on Hunter Crafford, which would have...

Everything you need to know about Saturday’s ACC Championship Game
The Tigers’ strength is a defensive line that has amassed 36 sacks, including 6.5 by DE Shaq Lawson. Both teams also have reliable kickers in...

Nick Weiler Named To Groza Top 20 List
The Palm Beach County Sports Commission has released the 20 semifinalists for the 2015 Lou Groza Collegiate Place-Kicker Award, and UNC junior Nick Weiler is...

Fedora Live: PK Nick Weiler Increasingly Consistent
In a season that has been full of redemption for the Tar Heels, no player embodies the team’s improvement like senior kicker Nick Weiler. “Nick...

Elijah Hood helps UNC win 6th straight, 26-13 over Virginia
Elijah Hood rushed for two touchdowns and North Carolina forced five turnovers in a 26-13 win over Virginia on Saturday, the Tar Heels' sixth straight...

UNC PK Nick Weiler's Confidence on Display
Nick Weiler’s transformation from a liability at placekicker to a verified weapon has been evident through North Carolina’s first three games of 2015. If you...

Kick-starting confidence has UNC’s Weiler on target
Without his mind and body right last season, Nick Weiler’s strong right leg was like a Ferrari that couldn’t kick into a higher gear. How...

Williams, Switzer help Tar Heels roll past Illini 48-14
Marquise Williams led a big offensive performance for the Tar Heels (2-1), who had plenty to feel good about in a rout of a Power-Five...

The Kicker: How Nick Weiler Returned a Crucial Element to UNC’s Offense
When UNC junior place-kicker Nick Weiler watched the ball sail through the uprights after a career-long 48 yard attempt last weekend, it was proof that...

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