Video: UNC Football 2016 Spring Game HighlightsThe Tar Heels took the field in Kenan Stadium on Saturday to give fans a look at the 2016 North Carolina Football team in the Spring Game.
Larry Fedora Post-Spring Game QuotesLarry Fedora: "Offensively and defensively, there will be a lot of things we can learn from today. We had to run the scrimmage the way we ran it because of some injuries at certain positions, and we weren’t deep enough to be able to split into two teams and play a true game. That’s why we did it the way we did it, and we still thought we got a lot out of it." (GoHeels.com)
Tar Heels Wrap Up Spring BallUNC’s offense rallied for a 74-70 victory over the defense using an unorthodox scoring approach in Saturday’s Spring Game. The scoring system, which UNC borrowed from the Seattle Seahawks, provides points based on down-and-distance situations. Despite the offense’s win, UNC coach Larry Fedora wasn’t willing to give either side of the ball an edge. (Inside Carolina)
Tar Heels aim to build on defensive turnaround from 2015The Tar Heels had several young players getting key reps during the spring, including January enrollees Jonathan Smith at linebacker, and defensive backs Myles Wolfolk and Myles Dorn. That trio combined for 14 tackles during Saturday's spring game that put the offense and defense against each other in a scoring system based on points awarded on outcomes for each play. (Associated Press)
Video: Larry Fedora Post-Spring Game Press ConferenceNorth Carolina head coach Larry Fedora spoke the media following the Tar Heels' spring game on April 16, 2016.
Trubisky, Hollins Highlight Spring GameQuarterback Mitch Trubisky completed 10 of his first 11 passes and wide receiver Mack Hollins had 111 yards receiving and a touchdown to highlight UNC's two-hour Spring Game on Saturday at Kenan Stadium. Hollins dominated early, posting 104 of his receiving total in the first half, including an 18-yard scoring grab from Trubisky. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Spring Game PrimerNorth Carolina will holds it annual Spring Game on Saturday at 3:00 PM in Chapel Hill's Kenan Stadium. The Tar Heels are coming off a 11-3 season. UNC were Coastal Division Champions and lost to Clemson in the ACC Title game. Carolina went undefeated in the ACC regular and undefeated at home. (Carolina Blue)
Spring Football Game Returns To Kenan StadiumThe 2016 North Carolina Spring Football Game returns to Kenan Stadium after a one-year hiatus on Saturday, April 16 at 3 p.m. Admission is free and several events are planned for fans of all ages. Last year, the Tar Heels were unable to play at Kenan while a new storm water drain pipe was installed under the grass surface. (GoHeels.com)
Spring Football Game: What To Look ForNorth Carolina will hold its annual spring game Saturday at 3 p.m. at Kenan Stadium. A year ago, the team held a scrimmage at Rocky River High School outside of Charlotte because a new drainage system was being installed underneath the field at Kenan. But it wasn’t an actual spring game, so Saturday’s affair will be interesting in that respect, and also because there are plenty of story lines worthy of noting. (Tar Heel Illustrated)
Competition a top priority at UNC spring football gameWhether it’s nothing more than a motivational ploy or actual competition, in Larry Fedora’s eyes, everyone on UNC's roster will be playing for a job during Saturday’s annual Spring Game at Kenan Stadium. “I want every guy on our football team to feel like they earned what they’ve got, that nobody gave them anything,” Fedora said after a recent spring practice. (Wilmington Star News)
Video: UNC Football ACC Coastal Championship Ring DayACC Coastal Division Champs! Now that has a nice ring to it. Watch the North Carolina football team receive their Coastal Division championship rings at the Kenan Football Center on Friday.
Trubisky working through spring to seize job as UNC's top QBMitch Trubisky has watched from the sideline, taken a handful of key game reps and waited for his chance to take over as UNC's top quarterback. He's getting his first shot to earn that job through spring drills. The rising redshirt junior heads into Saturday's spring game as the front-runner to be the starter in a fast-paced offense that set program records for yards, touchdowns and overall scoring last year. (Associated Press)
North Carolina has questions in the trenches as spring practice wraps upThere’s a new starting quarterback, a new offensive coordinator and a number of new faces in big roles on defense, but as North Carolina winds down spring practice with Saturday’s spring game, the Tar Heels are feeling awfully good about the direction of the program. Here are three things to watch in Saturday’s finale. (ESPN.com)
UNC spring football game returns to Kenan Stadium on SaturdayThe 2016 North Carolina spring football game returns to Kenan Stadium after a one-year hiatus on Saturday, April 16 at 3 p.m. Admission is free and several events are planned for fans of all ages. Last year, the Tar Heels were unable to play at Kenan while a new storm water drain pipe was installed under the grass surface. (Chatham Journal)
Spring Game Gives Chance for UNC Football’s New Stars to ShineIt may not be exactly the same as it is in the fall—with another team on the opposite sideline ready to do battle—but the UNC football team has plenty of reasons to be excited about Saturday’s spring game. For fans, coaches, and teammates alike, it seems everyone in Chapel Hill is anxious to see the debut of junior Mitch Trubisky as the team’s starting quarterback. (Chapelboro.com)
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