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UNC's kickoff against Cal offers coast-to-coast questions

If California’s transcontinental trip to UNC doesn’t qualify as the most unconventional opening game on this season’s national college football schedule, it has to be a contender. Not only have the two schools never faced each other in football, the Sept. 2 (12:20 p.m., ACC Network) game in Chapel Hill almost was scrubbed on the launchpad by political differences. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Video: Austin Proehl Discusses His Roles, UNC's QB Position & More

UNC senior receiver Austin Proehl is the veteran of his position group after spending three years behind one of the most productive trios in UNC history. He’s ready for the challenge to not only follow through on making plays for the Tar Heels but being a leader and mentor to a young group and for an offense that enters fall camp with so many questions. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

No rumor, Barry Switzer says Ryan Switzer is his cousin

Let Dallas Cowboys receiver Ryan Switzer tell it, former Cowboys coach Barry Switzer claims they are cousins because they have the same last name and roots in South Carolina. But he doesn't believe they are related. Well, Switzer has no doubts about their blood relation and brought the receipts to prove it, so to speak. "Yeah. It’s no rumor," Barry Switzer said. (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)

UNC Football Preview: Impact Newcomers

The UNC football team has a lot of talent to replace for the 2017 season. The attrition from 2016 has some talking heads worried about the Tar Heels’ chances in the ACC Coastal division, but they still have enough talent to receive votes in the preseason Coaches Poll. Many holes will be filled by returning players, but a few impact newcomers will be used to fill others. (Tar Heel Blog)

UNC Athletic Facilities Construction Live Updates

Construction is well underway on a series of new UNC athletics facilities, including the football indoor practice facility, the soccer and lacrosse stadium, the track & field and practice fields complex near Finley Golf Course and the field hockey complex. Tar Heel fans can keep up with the progress of the construction with live footage of the projects as they're built. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Among The South’s Best Tailgates For 2017

We knew the category would be contentious. College football is one of those few topics that can make any reasonable Southerner abandon decorum, even civility, but we underestimated to just what degree your spirit would show in our poll for the South’s Best Tailgate. No. 14 - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. (Southern Living)

Video: Donnie Miles Discusses UNC QBs, Practice & Being A More Vocal Leader

UNC senior safety Donnie Miles is always smiling and positive, and that was no different when he met with the media recently. Miles discussed his own game, facing the quarterbacks battling for the starting job, the quirkiness of having to practice in Kenan Stadium, and being a more vocal leader. Miles will be one of the primary faces of the Tar Heels this season. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

A historical look at UNC’s 2017 football schedule

Of the 12 teams on North Carolina’s 2017 football schedule, the Tar Heels have met 10 of their opponents before. With the season rapidly approaching, let’s look at how the Tar Heels have matched up historically against their opponents. Vs. Cal: When the Tar Heels and Golden Bears meet on September 2nd, it will be the first ever meeting between the two teams. (Tar Heel Blog)

Florida adds DT transfer Marlon Dunlap from UNC

The Florida Gators added another piece to their 2017 roster on Sunday, though this one will not be eligible to play for a full season. Sophomore defensive tackle Marlon Dunlap announced on Twitter that he will leave the North Carolina Tar Heels and transfer to Florida. “After much deliberation, I have decided to continue my education and football career at the University of Florida.” (Only Gators)

Jordan Brand jerseys highlight Meet the Heels

On Saturday, the UNC football team gathered on Franklin Street to host the annual “Meet the Heels” event, where fans gathered autographs, met players, and caught their first glimpse of UNC’s Jordan Brand football uniforms for 2017. The Plaza on Franklin Street quickly filled with Tar Heel fans, traveling from throughout North Carolina and even other states. (Argyle Report)

Michael Jordan's Old Practice Shorts Inspire New UNC Football Uniform

Ahead of the new college football season, the University of North Carolina has officially unveiled its Jordan Brand uniforms, which make use of Nike's Mach Speed chassis. The system maximizes an athlete's range of motion and increases breathability with a minimal-seam design, stretch woven materials and laser perforations on front and back panels. (Sole Collector)

Remember me? Four-star football standouts playing at new schools

Stanton Truitt chose Auburn over Kentucky and West Virginia. He quickly saw the field with the Tigers as a wide receiver, but was sidelined by injuries before moving to running back in 2016. After earning his degree, Truitt transferred to UNC, where he will have two years of eligibility remaining after being granted a medical redshirt for his freshman year in 2014. (Rivals.com)

Meet The Jumpman

For decades, the No. 23 has been synonymous with Michael Jordan, prompting millions of athletes to don the number in his honor. Cayson Collins, No. 23 on the UNC football team, could easily be mistaken for one of those million. However, for the Charlotte native, who grew up admiring the Jordan Brand, the number carries a more sentimental meaning. (GoHeels.com)

Tar Heels squeeze in practices

North Carolina’s football team is practicing where it will play this season, an unusual situation in college football. With an indoor practice facility under construction and thus the previous practice site unavailable, the Tar Heels are holding workouts in Kenan Stadium. For coach Larry Fedora and his staff, it has become a logistical jigsaw puzzle because of the limitations. (Burlington Times-News)

Mitch Trubisky making steady progress in Bears camp

Bears rookie quarterback Mitch Trubisky has steadily improved throughout training camp, but the second overall pick in the draft remains a work in progress. "The biggest area has been just understanding the offense, understanding what defenses look like, to start to be able to read coverages," said offensive coordinator Dowell Loggains. (Chicago Bears)

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Football Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 23
Stanford: 25
Fri, Dec 30 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Cal
Sat, Sep 2, 12:20 ET ACCN Tickets

UNC vs. Louisville
Sat, Sep 9, 12:00 ET Tickets

UNC @ Old Dominion
Sat, Sep 16, 3:30 ET

Full UNC Football Schedule

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ACC Football Scoreboard
Presbyterian College0
at Wake Forest0
Thursday 6:30 PM

Central Connecticut0
at Syracuse0
Friday 7:00 PM

Boston College0
at Northern Illinois0
Friday 9:30 PM

Kent State0
at #5 Clemson0
Saturday 12:00 PM

at North Carolina0
Saturday 12:20 PM

at #18 Miami0
Saturday 12:30 PM

Youngstown State0
at Pittsburgh0
Saturday 1:00 PM

NC State0
at South Carolina0
Saturday 3:00 PM

William & Mary0
at Virginia0
Saturday 3:30 PM

North Carolina Central0
at Duke0
Saturday 6:00 PM

#17 Louisville0
at Purdue0
Saturday 7:30 PM

#3 Florida State0
at #1 Alabama0
Saturday 8:00 PM

#20 West Virginia0
at #22 Virginia Tech0
Sunday 7:30 PM

#24 Tennessee0
at Georgia Tech0
Monday 8:00 PM

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ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
(18) Miami0-00-0
(21) Virginia Tech0-00-0
Georgia Tech0-00-0
North Carolina0-00-0

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(3) Florida State0-00-0
(5) Clemson0-00-0
(16) Louisville0-00-0
Wake Forest0-00-0
Boston College0-00-0
NC State0-00-0

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