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Video: Coach Kap On Injuries, McCargo, Veal & UNC's WR Situation
Coach Kapilovic spoke about the job Jay-Jay McCargo did playing every snap at center, how Mason Veal graded out playing the entire second half in...

UNC Wide Receivers Ready for Showtime
Only Austin Proehl and Thomas Jackson are the returning UNC wide receivers that caught double-digit balls last season. Record-setting Ryan Switzer is gone. Playmaking deep...

Family Wisdom, Work Ethic Paying Off for UNC WR Thomas Jackson
Most athletes have that one supportive person when they inevitably hit a rough spot. For UNC wide receiver Thomas Jackson, that person is his father...

UNC Football Position Preview: Wide Receivers
When looking at UNC’s wide receivers, senior Austin Proehl should be front and center. Another player to watch for is former walk-on Thomas Jackson. Jackson...

How patience paid off for UNC receiver, former walk-on Thomas Jackson
Thomas Jackson’s last trip home to Charlotte, at the end of July, was entirely ordinary. Nights relaxing at home. Trips to the local Harris Teeter...

Gunter Brewer On Some Pups, Perry, Mollette & More
“You’ve got some that have been in there, like Austin Proehl, but he’s been injured. You’ve got Thomas Jackson, who’s been in the fray and...

North Carolina football looks for replacements in the receiving corps
The pool of candidates who can potentially contribute out wide for the Tar Heels is deep and varied, but the wide receiver position is one...

UNC Position Battle Preview: Wide Receivers
The leader of UNC's 2017 wide receiver group is 5-10 senior Austin Proehl. Right behind him is 5-11 junior Thomas Jackson, a former walk-on. Proehl...

Re-Classified WR Interested In Opportunity At UNC
What makes wide receiver Braeden Heald relevant to UNC’s recruiting is that he performed very well at camp in June, but also he’s a candidate...

Can Austin Proehl, Thomas Jackson become UNC’s new stars at receiver?
Last season was a breakthrough year for Austin Proehl. In his first two years in a North Carolina uniform, Proehl caught 27 passes for 331...

Larry Fedora on replacing 90 percent of UNC's offensive production
Larry Fedora was asked about players to whom UNC will turn in 2018. "We have guys like Austin Proehl, who has played a lot for...

Thomas Jackson ready to take next step for UNC football
It’s been a big year for Thomas Jackson. The junior wide receiver has caught four touchdowns in 2016 — tied with Mack Hollins for third...

Video: Thomas Jackson, Walk-On to Playmaker
Wide Receiver Thomas Jackson has gone from walk-on to a big-time playmaker this season for the Tar Heels. Hear from him as talks about how...

The long, winding path of North Carolina WR Thomas Jackson
Thomas Jackson grew up a Tar Heel fan partially because he didn't have any other choice. His dad, David, a former defensive back, was captain...

Mitch Trubisky leads No. 22 North Carolina past Virginia 35-14
Mitch Trubisky threw three touchdown passes and No. 22 North Carolina limited Virginia to one trick-play touchdown until the fourth quarter Saturday in a 35-14...

Turner's Take: Sneaky Speed
Thomas Jackson is a legacy at Carolina: his father David was a co-captain on the football team in the late 1960s. Thomas arrived in 2014...

Larry Fedora Live: Walk-On U
In Saturday’s 37-35 win over Florida State on Saturday, it was North Carolina’s former walk-ons who took the game into their hands. Place kicker Nick...

Jackson UNC's Latest Letterman Father-Son Combo
There have been notable second-generation Lettermen make a mark on Tar Heel football. Now there’s another chapter brewing. Thomas Jackson, a sophomore receiver, scored UNC’s...

Second-unit receivers step up for UNC before facing Florida State
Offensive Coordinator Chris Kapilovic said the backup receivers — including Thomas Jackson, Anthony Ratliff-Williams and Jordan Cunningham — have impressed in limited action this season...

UNC receiver Thomas Jackson living his childhood dream
The dream has always been the same for junior wide receiver Thomas Jackson --- play football for the University of North Carolina. He took the...

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