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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...

Tar Heels have weapon in kicker Nick Weiler
Nick Weiler first became a placekicker simply to help out his high school team. "I started at safety and wide receiver, but we needed a...

UNC's Weiler gets off to good start kicking field goals
Nick Weiler feels confident kicking field goals for North Carolina. A year after the Tar Heels struggled to make anything beyond the shortest of kicks,...

How Did Nick Weiler Turn It Around?
UNC kicker Nick Weiler put through five of his eight field goal attempts a season ago, with the longest coming from 27 yards. It was...

Three Things We Learned From UNC's Win Over NC A&T
What a difference an offseason makes. Nick Weiler's reliability as a kicker has improved so much over last season it probably can't be represented with...

Nick Weiler brings confident approach to UNC's kicking game
Much like in golf, a place kicker’s swing depends on his form. And in order to maintain a consistent swing, confidence is key. Just ask...

ACC Week 1 Coaching Grades
Larry Fedora, UNC, C: But it’s a low C, because the Tar Heels should have won against South Carolina. The defense and once beleaguered placekicker...

Beleaguered kicking game vows to improve
According to Coach Larry Fedora, junior Nick Weiler is guaranteed to handle some kicking duties this season. Kickoff duty, to be more specific. But that’s...

Nick Weiler Atop Place Kicker Depth Chart
Larry Fedora told his radio show audience on Tuesday that he had a feeling who would start at placekicker next Thursday night against South Carolina,...

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