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North Carolina, Liberty Agree To Three-Game Football Series

North Carolina and Liberty have agreed to a three-game football series beginning in 2024, the schools announced Wednesday. Carolina will host the Flames in 2024 and 2031, and the Tar Heels will travel to Lynchburg in 2028. UNC beat Liberty 56-29 at Kenan Stadium to open the 2014 season in the only previous matchup in the series. (GoHeels.com)

Why UNC football is skipping the spring game this year

There are logistical reasons why North Carolina’s football team is not playing a spring game. There’s also some logic to the decision. “We’re going to scrimmage and we’ll probably get twice as many plays,” coach Larry Fedora said. The NCAA allows only three scrimmages, among the 15 practices each spring, and Fedora wants to maximize scrimmage time. (Charlotte Observer)

UNC Football Building Off its 2017 Finish

Following a 3-9 record, the Tar Heels are thinking less about the win-loss totals and more about the final month of the season, hoping that second wind will sustain them through the offseason. "They’ve got a bad taste in their mouths,” coach Larry Fedora said. “All winter, spring and summer, until we get on the field again, that is going to motivate them.” (Inside Carolina)

Podcast: UNC Spring Football, ACC Basketball News, One-And-Dones

Inside Carolina's Greg Barnes and Ross Martin join host Tommy Ashley to breakdown the latest in North Carolina football spring practice. The second half of the show covers ACC basketball coaching changes and thoughts on how the one-and-done model has changed the college game and the coaching of the game. (Audioboom)

Fedora On Brewer Gone, Paschall In, Transfer Rules & More

Larry Fedora was asked Tuesday about former wide receiver coach Gunter Brewer leaving for a job with the Philadelphia Eagles. Fedora and Brewer worked together at Oklahoma State as well. “It’s kind of bittersweet,” Fedora said. “You hate to lose a guy that’s a part of your family and been with you for many years, but at the same time you’re excited for him." (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Mack Hollins brings back 'Backpack Kid Dance' at 76ers game

Sure, fans were cheering the return of Markelle Fultz to the court on Monday night at the Philadelphia 76ers game. But there was another return that had the crowd on the foot. It was the return of Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Mack Hollins' 'Backpack Kid Dance.' The Super Bowl Champion broke out the dance move during a break in the action. (WPVI)

Carolina Panthers' defensive lineman Julius Peppers sells Chicago mansion

Carolina Panthers' defensive end Julius Peppers has sold his Chicago mansion he bought from former Bull B.J. Armstrong eight years ago. Located steps from Lake Michigan, the 6,000-square-foot home boasts five bedrooms and seven bathrooms. Peppers purchased the home for $1,800,000 in 2010 and reportedly sold the home for just over $1,062,500 on March 20. (ABC 11)

Video: Larry Fedora Tuesday Post-Spring Practice Interview

North Carolina head football coach Larry Fedora speaks with reporters following the Tar Heels' spring practice on Tuesday at Kenan Stadium. Read More...

Zach Brown Excited To Leave A Long-Term Legacy In Washington

Redskins linebacker Zach Brown is excited to return to Washington to continue to be close to home, build chemistry on defense and leave his mark on the franchise. Just as head coach Jay Gruden stressed continuity when it came to retaining his coaching staff this offseason, he knew the importance of returning players at key positions, too. (Washington Redskins)

UNC Tight End Brandon Fritts Gearing Up for Final Season

Entering his final season at UNC, tight end Brandon Fritts has accumulated a wealth of responsibilities during his time as a Tar Heel. Tight end is an odd positions in football where a player’s influence can reach to several position groups outside of his own, especially if they are a veteran. That’s the spot Fritts (25 catches, 177 yards, 4 TD in 2017) finds himself in. (Inside Carolina)

Five Questions With Coach Tommy Thigpen

North Carolina head football coach Larry Fedora announced the hiring of Tommy Thigpen earlier this year. The former Tar Heel linebacker legend is excited to be back in Chapel Hill and the fans are excited that he's back in Carolina blue. We had a chance to catch up with coach Thigpen and get his thoughts on joining Fedora's staff. "I've been wanting to come home for a while." (GoHeels.com)

First Look at UNC Wide Receivers

It's odd to look at the UNC football practice field and not see Gunter Brewer shouting commands to the wide receivers. As the Tar Heels prepare for the 2018 season, Brewer is gone and Luke Paschall enters to lead a talented yet young WR room. Anthony Ratliff-Williams is the star, but after injuries ate up most of the unit's depth in 2017, a lot of questions remain. (Inside Carolina)

The Life of a Coaching Family – Part 2: Being Married to the Coach

People can theorize about what life must be like for a coach’s wife. However, the experts on the topic are the wives themselves. To help bring some clarity to the conversation, we sat down with Christi Fedora, the wife of UNC coach Larry Fedora. Part 2 of our series, The Life of a Coaching Family, is our conversation with Christi and Larry about being a head coach’s wife. (Under The Headset)

Tar Heels in the NFL Free Agency Update

Three former Tar Heels have found themselves new homes in the NFL free agency process: Defensive end Robert Quinn, tight end Eric Ebron, and safety Da’Norris Searcy. Additionally, Zach Brown capitalized on an excellent season and was rewarded by his current team, the Washington Redskins. Here’s a recap of where they went and what got them there. (Tar Heel Blog)

UNC To Celebrate Life of Woody Durham

Longtime UNC broadcaster Woody Durham passed away earlier this month and the university that he devoted so much time to is celebrating his life and legacy. The University of North Carolina announced that they will hold a Celebration of Woody’s Life at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 8th, at Carmichael Arena on campus. The memorial service will be open to the public. (Chapelboro.com)

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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 ABC, ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNU

UNC vs. UCF
Sat, Sep 15, 12:00 ET

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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