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Norkeithus Otis settles into leadership role
North Carolina veteran defender Norkeithus Otis came into his own during the fall of 2013 as he settled into a full-time starting role for the...

ACC all-bowl team
UNC OL James Hurst: Cincinnati entered the Belk Bowl second in the AAC in sacks, but the Bearcats couldn't get to QB Marquise Williams. LB...

Norkeithus Otis happy with "homecoming" for Tar Heels
As an Ashbrook High School sophomore, Norkeithus Otis worked in the kitchen at Bank of America Stadium to help raise money for the school chorus...

Ten Tar Heels Earn All-ACC Football Recognition
Four Tar Heels were named first-team All-ACC and a total of 10 received all-conference recognition, as announced Monday by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association...

Video: Larry Fedora, Players Wednesday Post Practice Interviews
Larry Fedora, Mikey Bart, Norkeithus Otis, and Ethan Farmer talk after practice about preparing for N.C. State's offense given the uncertainty surrounding who will start...

Turner's Take: Otis Ready
Through three games, Norkeithus Otis’ added strength and increased leadership role have shown up for the Tar Heels. Otis has 17 total tackles and leads...

UNC bandit steals show on defense
Norkeithus Otis is back in his coveted No. 8 jersey after wearing No. 52 for two seasons, embracing a fresh start in yet another new...

Second-half defensive letdown costs UNC
Bandit Norkeithus Otis said the defense wasn’t worn down. Cornerback Tim Scott implied that it was. Coach Larry Fedora said he didn’t know. Tired or...

Lipford, Otis seek impact against GT
Saturday's game against Georgia Tech is going to be a tremendous challenge for North Carolina's defense, but the Tar Heels do have the benefit of...

Video: Norkeithus Otis the Bandit
Norkeithus Otis has burst onto the scene and proven to be a difference maker from the Bandit position as he is currently the ACC co-leader...

GoHeels Spotlight: Norkeithus Otis
While Darius Lipford certainly made his share of impressive plays on the field, Norkeithus Otis quietly had himself a nice game. He finished with five...

Video: Wednesday football post-practice interviews
Larry Fedora along with Norkeithus Otis, Darius Lipford and Jeff Schoettmer spoke about learning from their mistakes against South Carolina and what to expect against...

Norkeithus Otis: Breakout Bandit
While the Tar Heels’ inability to find the right fit for the bandit position plagued the defense at times in 2012, Norkeithus Otis’ performance against...

Gaston County trio happy with new UNC staff, future of Tar Heels football program
Jhay Boyd, Dallas’ A.J. Blue and Gastonia’s Norkeithus Otis are delighted they’ve stayed in the program and are ready to hit the field in the...

ACC injury reports: Week 6
North Carolina
Out:
PK Casey Barth (thigh)
OT Kiaro Holts (wrist)
FB Devon Ramsay (knee)
Doubtful:
WR Josh Adams (illness)
RB Matt Kolojejchick (thigh)
LB Norkeithus Otis (foot)
Questionable
RB AJ Blue (ankle)
C Cam Holland...

UNC Injury Report vs Rutgers
Out
Jabari Price, DB, Finger
Norkeithus Otis, LB Concussion
Devon Ramsay, FB Knee
Doubtful
Joshua Adams, WR Illness
Questionable
P.J. Clyburn, LB Foot
T.J. Leifheit, OL Ankle
Terry Shankle, DB Knee
...

LB Travis Hughes commits to UNC
Linebacker/running back Travis Hughes committed to play football for UNC at a press conference held Saturday in his hometown of Virginia Beach, VA. Hughes is...

Norkeithus Otis makes quiet commitment to Tar Heels
Minus the fanfare that is often associated with many major prospects, Gastonia's Norkeithus Otis announced his college choice Friday. Otis was introduced along with other...

Linebacker Norkeithus Otis says he'll play for Tar Heels
Norkeithus Otis, one of the top high-school football players in the state, has decided to play in college for North Carolina. Otis is a 6-3,...

UNC lands LB Norkeithus Otis, welcomes back Jamal Womble
UNC added two commitments but only increased its total by one. The Tar Heels landed Norkeithus Otis, a four-star linebacker who picked UNC over Duke,...

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