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Podcast: Breaking Down UNC's 2018 Football Schedule

Inside Carolina's Greg Barnes and Ross Martin join host Tommy Ashley to take an early look at North Carolina's 2018 football schedule which was released by the Atlantic Coast Conference on Wednesday afternoon. (Audioboom)

Former UNC WR Quinshad Davis Added to UNC Football Staff

Former North Carolina wide receiver Quinshad Davis has been added to the Tar Heel football staff as a graduate assistant. Davis will work with the offense and UNC wide receivers coach Gunter Brewer. From 2012-2015, Davis caught 205 passes for 2,614 yards and 25 touchdowns, setting school records for receptions, receiving yards, and receiving touchdowns. (Inside Carolina)

UNC's 2018 Football Schedule Released

A pair of rivalry games in November and six home games highlight the 2018 UNC football schedule released by the ACC Wednesday. The Tar Heels close the season with a trip to Duke on Nov. 10 before games against Western Carolina and NC State at Kenan Stadium. UNC opens the season with a pair of non-conference road games, a first under coach Larry Fedora. (GoHeels.com)

After feeling 'underused' part of last season, Eric Ebron found chances late

Former UNC and current Detroit Lions tight end Eric Ebron was rumored to have the potential to be traded. Then he wasn’t. Over the second half of the season, he turned into one of the more productive tight ends in the NFL. He caught three touchdowns, averaged 5.9 targets per game and only had one game where Matthew Stafford looked at him fewer than four times. (ESPN.com)

Former UNC assistant Walt Bell expected to become offensive coordinator at Florida State

Maryland offensive coordinator Walt Bell is expected to join Florida State's staff in the same role. Bell would serve as the Seminoles' offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach, though FSU head coach Willie Taggart will be the primary playcaller. Bell has been Maryland's offensive coordinator the past two seasons. He coached tight ends at UNC in 2012 and 2013. (ESPN.com)

UNC reports improper athlete-agent contact; state investigation underway

Changes made at the University of North Carolina following an athletics scandal involving agents and athletes appear to be paying off. The North Carolina Secretary of State's office is investigating agent Brandon Smart, who sent offensive lineman R.J. Prince a message on Facebook in November saying he wanted to talk with him about the NFL Draft process. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Cowboys' Ryan Switzer named to PFWA All-Rookie Team

Former UNC football standout Ryan Switzer has quickly made an impact on the Dallas Cowboys and the NFL. The Pro Football Writers of America on Tuesday named Switzer, a fourth-round pick and the 133rd player taken overall in the 2017 NFL draft, to its All-Rookie Team as a kick returner for the 2017 season. He is the only Cowboys rookie to be named to the team. (Charleston Gazette-Mail)

Woody Durham Elected to National Sports Media Association Hall of Fame

Woody Durham, Bryant Gumbel, Dick Weiss, and Thomas Boswell have been voted into the National Sports Media Association Hall of Fame and will be inducted this June, NSMA executive director Dave Goren announced. Durham is best known for the 40 years he spent as radio play-by-play announcer for University of North Carolina football and basketball. (National Sports Media Association)

Montreal Alouettes release Darian Durant

Darian Durant’s time with the Montreal Alouettes has ended, the team announced Monday after releasing the veteran quarterback. The 35-year-old was acquired by the Als last January. Before going to Montreal, Durant spent 10 seasons with the Riders, guiding them to a Grey Cup Championship in 2013. In his career, Durant has thrown for 31,740 yards and 167 touchdowns. (CFL.ca)

So long, TarAggie, you left a good mark

Rod Broadway officially retired as head football coach at North Carolina A&T State University this week, and with no apologies, even to soon-to-be NC Sports Hall of Famer Bill Hayes, I’ll go ahead and say it: Next to Eddie Robinson, Broadway may go down as one of the greatest coaches in black college football when looking at his total body of work. (Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald)

Barry Switzer had to check if he was related to Ryan Switzer

Barry Switzer did a Google search, came up with the phone number of Ryan Switzer's father, Michael, and called him to talk to Michael about his son and to determine if there was some distant relation. He was in contact with Ryan soon afterwards. "He actually called me my junior year of college and he said he would claim me because I was good,'' Ryan Switzer said. (Dallas Morning News)

Montreal Alouettes deliver contract ultimatum to quarterback Darian Durant

To the surprise of nobody, it appears the Alouettes have presented quarterback Darian Durant and his agent with a take-it-or-leave-it ultimatum. Now it becomes a question of which side will blink first. General manager Kavis Reed went to great expense a year ago to acquire the veteran, trading two draft picks and then signed Durant to a three-year, $1.25-million contract. (Montreal Gazette)

Dallas Cowboys OL Jonathan Cooper recovering from knee surgery

It took longer than expected after being drafted seventh overall by the Cardinals in the 2013 NFL Draft, but Jonathan Cooper became a regular starter during the 2017 season. Cooper started 13 games at left guard for the Cowboys after joining the team in the offseason, which set him up for unrestricted free agency on a good note. Cooper had knee surgery last week. (NBC Sports)

Former UNC QB Logan Byrd Transferring to Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

It appears Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College has its next big-time signal caller. Former UNC quarterback Logan Byrd plans to transfer to MGCCC and play for new coach Jack Wright. “Excited to be continuing my academic and football career at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College,” he tweeted. “Can’t wait to get to work on winning a National Championship!” (Biloxi Sun Herald)

Former UNC Reserve QB John Dunn Named UConn Offensive Coordinator

John Dunn, who has experience coaching in the NFL and previously worked under Randy Edsall during the UConn football coach’s tenure at Maryland, has been named the Huskies’ offensive coordinator. Dunn was a walk-on quarterback at UNC from 2001-03 and a student/graduate assistant there until 2007. He was then an assistant under Les Miles at LSU. (Hartford Courant)

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Football Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 21
NC State: 33
Sat, Nov 25 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC @ California
Sat, Sep 1, TBD

UNC @ East Carolina
Sat, Sep 8, TBD

Sat, Sep 15, TBD

Full UNC Football Schedule

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ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
(13) Miami7-210-3
(24) Virginia Tech5-39-4
Georgia Tech4-45-6
North Carolina1-73-9

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

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