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Lucas: Hey Woody

All of us believed Woody Durham was talking directly to us during his 40 years as the Carolina radio play-by-play man. What we found out on Sunday at Carmichael Auditorium (it's Carmichael Arena now, but it should be Auditorium for today, because that's what it was when Woody was calling the action) was that everyone else believed exactly the same thing. (GoHeels.com)

UNC to honor late broadcasting legend Woody Durham Sunday afternoon

The family of late UNC broadcasting legend Woody Durham will hold a celebration of life event for him Sunday in Chapel Hill. Durham, the voice of the Tar heels from 1971-2011, died last month at the age of 76, The service, which is open to the public, begins at 2 p.m. at Carmichael Arena. Seating will be first-come, first-served, and doors open at 1 p.m. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Service for Woody Durham set for Sunday in Chapel Hill

The family of former Tar Heels play-by-play announcer Woody Durham and the University of North Carolina will hold a celebration of life at 2 p.m. Sunday at Carmichael Arena on campus. Durham, the Voice of the Tar Heels for 40 years from 1971-2011, died at the age of 76 on March 7. The memorial service is open to the public and is expected to last an hour. (Burlington Times-News)

New Lions DT Sylvester Williams excited 'to build something' in Detroit

The Denver Broncos had one of the best run defenses in the NFL with Sylvester Williams starting at nose tackle three seasons ago. Now, the Detroit Lions are hoping Williams can have a similar impact on their defense. The Lions signed Williams to a one-year contract on Wednesday, adding a 313-pound run-stuffing presence to the middle of their defensive line. (Detroit Free Press)

Des Lawrence Waived by Detroit Lions

Former North Carolina cornerback Des Lawrence was waived by the Detroit Lions on Friday. Lawrence spent the 2017 season on injured reserve after suffering an undisclosed injury during training camp. He's since recovered from the injury but will need to find a new club in 2018. He'll be looking to catch on as a depth secondary option and special teams player. (CBS Sports)

Catching Up with Cowboys WR Ryan Switzer

Rookie receiver Ryan Switzer proved to be a consistent bright spot in the Dallas Cowboys' return game. Picked 133rd overall in last April’s draft, Switzer stepped into the return specialist role for the Cowboys and made an immediate impact. Switzer talks about preparing for 2018, being a Belieber, and why Special Olympics is a cause so close to his heart. (CowboysCast)

Jordon Brown's Quiet Strength

During Larry Fedora tenure at North Carolina, his offenses have been highlighted by players whose boisterous personalities almost equal their output on the field. That may be why running back Jordon Brown sticks out from the bunch. Brown, who is entering his junior season, doesn’t need to be loud in order to play his best football. (Inside Carolina)

Tar Heels put in solid work at pro day

The pro day session at Kenan Stadium was in large part about former UNC football players showing they’re in good health. And in linebacker Andre Smith’s case, perhaps still growing. “The biggest thing I want to do is show I can move,” Smith said after Tuesday’s workout for scouts. He was one of 15 former Tar Heels taking part in some form during the session. (Burlington Times-News)

Podcast: Buck Sanders, Mike Ingersoll Discuss Spring Practice, Team Leadership

Inside Carolina's Buck Sanders and Mike Ingersoll join host Tommy Ashley to give their thoughts on North Carolina's spring football practice, how important leadership is to a team, and who are some players that should improve for the Tar Heels in 2018. (Audioboom)

Carolina Insider Podcast: Memories Of Woody

Woody Durham, the longtime "Voice of the Tar Heels," passed away last month. With the public celebration of Durham's life slated for Sunday in Chapel Hill, hosts Jones Angell and Adam Lucas discuss some favorite Woody memories with his sons, Wes and Taylor, former broadcast partners Mick Mixon, Fred Kiger, Rick Steinbacher and Eric Montross, and more. (GoHeels.com)

'We saw how much fun he had:' Durham's sons remember lessons from Woody

It was a father-son tradition unlike any other. For 30 of the last 31 years, Taylor Durham made sure he was at home in Chapel Hill to watch the final round of the Masters on television with his father, Woody Durham. That won’t happen this Sunday. Taylor will be in Chapel Hill, but it will be to honor his father, who passed away on March 7 at the age of 76. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Mitch Trubisky already called a leader heading into Year 2

"What Mitch Trubisky was born with is something that not a lot of people are born with," Pro Bowl guard Kyle Long said recently, via sideline reporter Mark Grote. "When you’re around him you feel it, and it’s real. A quiet confidence and sense of calm with any situation he’s put in.” Trubisky had to earn the trust and respect of the veterans in the locker room. (247 Sports)

UNC Defense Intent on Eliminating Big Plays

Ask Larry Fedora for the most pressing concern his North Carolina defense must address this offseason and his response is prompt and succinct. “Catastrophic plays,” UNC's head coach said recently. “We’d play well throughout the game and then give up a big play for a touchdown. Once we eliminate those catastrophic plays, we’ll be a much better team.” (Inside Carolina)

Larry Fedora, UNC Spring Practice Notes

Following the disastrous 3-9 season there are plenty of questions to ask North Carolina head coach Larry Fedora heading into 2018. The quarterback competition rages on, there are four new members of the coaching staff, some talented young wide receivers are emerging, and questions persist throughout the offensive line and linebacker groups. (Inside Carolina)

Antonio Goss Named Carson-Newman DB, Special Teams Coach

Carson-Newman has announced the hiring of Antonio Goss as the football team's new defensive backs and special teams coach. Goss previously served on Carl Torbush's staff at East Tennessee State. The seven-year NFL veteran is a 1989 graduate of UNC and starred as a linebacker and safety under coaches Dick Crum, Mack Brown and then defensive coordinator Torbush. (WJHL)

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ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
(13) Miami7-210-3
(24) Virginia Tech5-39-4
Georgia Tech4-45-6
Pittsburgh3-55-7
Virginia3-56-7
Duke3-57-6
North Carolina1-73-9

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(4) Clemson8-112-2
(23) NC State6-29-4
Wake Forest4-48-5
Boston College4-47-6
Louisville4-48-5
Florida State3-57-6
Syracuse2-64-8


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