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Sylvester Williams. Tar Heel. Bronco. Super Bowl Champion.

It's a story of overcoming the odds. A story of hard work, perseverance, and pursing dreams. A man who played one year of high school football enters the workforce at a truck factory. With a dream still alive he goes to community college with the hopes of playing at the next level. Sylvester Williams. Tar Heel. Denver Bronco. Super Bowl Champion. (Carolina Blue)

UNC Fan Super Bowl Viewing Guide

The Carolina Panthers meet the Denver Broncos in the 50th iteration of the NFL's Super Bowl will kick off at 6:30 PM on CBS at Levi Stadium in Santa Clara, CA. The Tar Heels have representation on both teams with a pair of recent defensive players. Sylvester Williams starts for the Broncos at nose tackle. For the Panthers, safety Tre Boston has carved out a nice NFL career since leaving Chapel Hill. (Tar Heel Blog)

Sylvester Williams: I just wanted more out of life

That's where we find Sylvester Williams, the 27-year-old, 142-kilogram, 188-centimetre Broncos defensive tackle sitting alone....And he has a story to tell, from the fat kid who was kicked out of high school, who then worked at Taco Bell, who then worked at Walmart, who then worked in a radiator factory making $11 an hour, who then went on to become one of the biggest hitters in the renowned Denver defence.... (Sydney Morning Herald)

Tre Boston, mom's journey hasn't been all hugs and kisses

A few minutes before the Super Bowl starts, Iris De Hoyos will blow a big kiss to her son, Carolina Panthers safety Tre Boston. And the former North Fort Myers High star will blow one back, from the world's biggest stage. It’s a tradition that goes back about 17 years. Before Pop Warner games, De Hoyos would give him a hug and kiss on the cheek. He’d return the favor. (The News-Press)

College Football's 10 Best Returning Running Backs for 2015

7. Elijah Hood (North Carolina): Hood was a tremendous big-play threat for a North Carolina offense that led the country in yards per play last season. As Jared Shanker of ESPN.com noted, Hood was only one of two players who averaged more than 100 yards per game last season while getting fewer than 16 carries per contest. (Bleacher Report)

Tre Boston ready to represent

As Carolina Panthers safety Tre Boston prepares for Super Bowl 50, he can’t help but think of his time at the University of North Carolina. The second-year pro said “it means a lot” for him to be able to represent the Tar Heels on the biggest stage in sports. “Going to North Carolina and still being in (the state) of North Carolina, I’m just trying to make the Tar Heels proud,” Boston said. (The Robesonian)

ACC Coastal: New coaches have cachet, but Tar Heels own Signing Day

Best class: North Carolina The defending division champions had seven of their players enroll early, with four-star tight end Garrett Walston from New Hanover (Wilmington, N.C.) joined by a crop of three stars. But the defense bulked up on Wednesday, with four players signing, led by three-star defensive end Allen Carter from Marietta, Ga.'s Mt. Paran Christian School, who picked the Tar Heels over Arkansas. (FOX Sports)

UNC football makes recruiting push in Charlotte

In Larry Fedora era, UNC has made it clear the the city of Charlotte is critical to their recruiting efforts. The Queen City area has the best talent in the state and in order for North Carolina to compete for championships year in and year out they have to get the top prospects from that region. (Carolina Blue)

Early 2016 ACC football forecast favors Clemson, UNC

In a seven-team division that features five returning starting quarterbacks, picking a team that lost the most dynamic player at that position in school history seems irrational. But Mitch Trubisky, the heir apparent to Marquise Williams at North Carolina, has played in 19 games and thrown 125 passes. (Daily Press)

Video: Super Proehl

North Carolina wide receiver Austin Proehl has a special connection to the Super Bowl thanks to his father, Ricky. View Video...

Three Tar Heels Prepare for Super Bowl 50

While Tre Boston and Sylvester Williams will be battling it out with opposing offenses in hopes of helping their team to a Super Bowl victory, a Tar Heel voice will be calling the action. Mick Mixon graduated from UNC in 1980 before spending more than a decade as the color analyst for the Tar Heel Sports Network. Mixon is now the play-by-play voice for the Carolina Panthers. (Chapelboro.com)

Audio: UNC Football Success Also Good For Rams Club

Brian Chacos is the director of sales and fan development at the Rams Club and himself a former Tar Heel; he says the team’s success in 2015 has the fan base as excited as he’s ever seen. Chacos joined Aaron Keck on WCHL this week. (Chapelboro.com)

Lawrence Taylor named to "Super Bowl 50 Golden Team"

Giants great Lawrence Taylor is the franchise’s lone representative on the roster as he and fellow Hall of Famer Jack Ham of the 1970s Steelers dynasty are listed as the two outside linebackers. Taylor, who is the last defensive player to earn MVP honors, picked up the award in 1986, the season the Giants went on to claim their first Lombardi Trophy. (New York Giants)

With 11 wins and no NCAA concern, North Carolina turning recruiting corner

Larry Fedora experienced a couple of “firsts” at North Carolina on signing day. To start, the Tar Heels left the fax machine languish in the storage closet. There was no use for the antiquated device that’s become obsolete just about everywhere but the college football domain. All of the school's letters of intent were received via text message. (ESPN.com)

UNC's Offensive Staff Plan TBD

Larry Fedora said he will be move involved in the Tar Heels' play-calling not long after announcing Chris Kapilovic’s promotion to offensive coordinator on Wednesday. The details on how the staff collaboration will come together have yet to be worked out. “I’m going to be more involved in the play-calling than I have been since I’ve been here,” Fedora said on Signing Day. (Inside Carolina)

Football Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 38
Baylor: 49
Tue, Dec 29 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Georgia
Sat, Sep 3, TBD

UNC @ Illinois
Sat, Sep 10, TBD

UNC vs. James Madison
Sat, Sep 17, TBD

Full UNC Football Schedule

Radio Affiliates

ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
(15) North Carolina8-111-3
Pittsburgh6-28-4
Miami5-38-5
Duke4-48-5
Virginia Tech4-47-6
Virginia3-54-8
Georgia Tech1-73-9

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(2) Clemson9-014-1
(14) Florida State6-210-3
Louisville5-38-5
NC State3-57-6
Syracuse2-64-8
Wake Forest1-73-9
Boston College0-83-9

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