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Video: Sights and Sounds of UNC Football Spring Practice

It didn't feel like spring football. But as the rain poured and 40 degree temperatures chilled the players and coaching staff, the Tar Heels took the field Tuesday for spring football practice. Returning quarterbacks Nathan Elliott and Chazz Surratt practiced in front of a remade offensive coaching staff. New faces adjusted to playing in a North Carolina jersey as well. (Inside Carolina)

Eagles hire Gunter Brewer as new wide receivers coach: 5 things to know

The Eagles have hired North Carolina wide receivers coach Gunter Brewer as their new wide receiver coach. 1) Brewer has ties to the Eagles current roster, as he coached receiver Mack Hollins during the 2016 season at North Carolina. 2) The decision to hire Brewer is a sign of just how committed the Eagles are to making sure Hollins has an increased role next season. (NJ.com)

Mitch Trubisky looks to build on rookie season as Bears starter

The verdict is still out on Mitch Trubisky. The Bears believe Trubisky can thrive with better weapons, coaching and playcalling. However, Chicago won’t know for sure what it has in Trubisky until after the 2018 season. That’s just the reality of the situation. But there is no quarterback controversy in Chicago. Trubisky is the unquestioned starter entering his second season. (ESPN.com)

UNC WR Coach Gunter Brewer Leaving For NFL

Wide receivers coach Gunter Brewer is leaving Larry Fedora’s coaching staff at North Carolina, multiple sources told Inside Carolina on Monday. Brewer has accepted the wide receivers coach position with the defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles, who created the assistant coach void after promoting Mike Groh to offensive coordinator last month. (Inside Carolina)

North Carolina Tar Heels 2018 Spring Football Preview

While North Carolina may not have championship aspirations following their 3-9 2017 season, the lack of dominance in the division provides an opportunity for improvement this fall. First, the Tar Heels have to get some questions answered, beginning this week with the start of spring practice. Beyond finding a starting quarterback, remaining healthy is the biggest issue. (Athlon Sports)

UNC Football Kicks Off Spring Practice

An intense quarterback competition is expected to brew through the spring and into North Carolina's preseason camp. Redshirt sophomore Chazz Surratt and redshirt junior Nathan Elliott will state their cases for the job after both starting multiple games last season. The Tar Heels other two scholarship quarterbacks are both true freshmen that enrolled in January. (Inside Carolina)

Bears sense Mitch Trubisky capable of second-year jump

As coach Matt Nagy and his staff continue to design the Bears’ new offense, they can be thankful Mitch Trubisky’s rookie season didn’t go according to plan. Instead of learning from the classroom and sideline behind Mike Glennon, the first-round quarterback started the final 12 games. Four victories, eight losses form the launching pad for improvement. (Chicago Tribune)

Sources: Rams trading pass-rusher Robert Quinn to Dolphins

The Los Angeles Rams are trading two-time Pro Bowl pass-rusher Robert Quinn to the Miami Dolphins, sources told ESPN. The Dolphins are sending a mid-round pick to the Rams, likely a third- or fourth-rounder. The Rams and Dolphins are also swapping late-round picks. Quinn had a resurgence in 2017 after moving from defensive end to outside linebacker. (ESPN.com)

Henry Baker Joins Carolina Football Staff

Henry Baker has joined the North Carolina football coaching staff, Larry Fedora announced Thursday. Baker, who was a four-year letterman at Maryland, comes to UNC after serving as cornerbacks coach at Rutgers during the 2017 season. A native of Paterson, New Jersey, Baker spent six seasons as the cornerbacks coach at Delaware prior to his stint at Rutgers. (GoHeels.com)

Chase Rice Journeys to Dad's Grave in Emotional 'Amen' Music Video

Chase Rice is ready to let you in. And it’s not to the bed of his pickup after a beer-soaked tailgate, as in his 2014 RIAA Gold-certified Ignite the Night days. The 32-year-old artist wants you to meet his weightier, more pensive side — with the crunch of flattened PBR cans a distant echo resurrected only in his boyish smile and swagger. (People)

North Carolina And UCF Expand Football Series

North Carolina and UCF will play four games over the next eight seasons that begins with the Sept. 15, 2018 home opener at Kenan Stadium. The Tar Heels will also visit Orlando to open the 2020 season. The teams will then meet in consecutive years, with the Knights traveling to Chapel Hill on Sept. 21, 2024, before UNC heads to UCF on Sept. 20, 2025. (GoHeels.com)

Total Tar Heels: Feb. 28, 2018

Total Tar Heels provides a behind-the-scenes look at UNC student-athletes and things they do away from competition. Luke Maye, a junior on the men's basketball team, has earned Academic All-District honors and is a candidate for Academic All-America recognition. Austin Proehl (football) was selected as a semifinalist for the Wooden Citizenship Cup. (GoHeels.com)

Mitch Trubisky tapes episode of 'Celebrity Family Feud'

Name a Bears player who’s going to clown around with his NFL peers on a game show. Survey says: Mitch Trubisky. “Celebrity Family Feud” revealed the quarterback will be one of the rookies going against the veterans on an unspecified air date. In the promo, Trubisky poses with former UNC teammate Austin Proehl, the son of former Bears receiver Ricky Proehl. (Chicago Tribune)

Audio: Interview with UNC LB Andre Smith

Former North Carolina linebacker Andre Smith took time out of his preparation for the 2018 NFL Draft Combine to talk with Pro Football Talk Line's Connor Livesay. Smith discusses his approach to the Combine, what drills he's most likely to excel in, the skills he's working to strengthen, and what life is like as an NFL hopeful. (Pro Football Talk Line)

5 Players to Watch for the North Carolina Tar Heels in Spring Practice

North Carolina football coach Larry Fedora is well aware that last season was not good enough. It is true that injuries played a large part UNC’s 3-9 season, but so did underperformances in several areas. As a result, spring practice in Chapel Hill should feature open competitions up and down the depth chart. Here are five Tar Heels to watch for this spring. (Athlon Sports)

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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

UNC vs. UCF
Sat, Sep 15, TBD

Full UNC Football Schedule

Radio Affiliates

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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