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Video: Inspiring America - Jason Brown Traded Football Field for Farm Field

Former North Carolina and NFL player Jason Brown was earning millions of dollars on the gridiron but, at the height of his career, he left it all behind to pursue a wildly-different life on the farm. (NBC News)

Chansky’s Notebook: Is Mitch Trubisky Gone? Maybe

Mitch Trubisky has until January 16 to declare he is leaving school after his fourth academic year at UNC, but only one fall as a full-time starter. That last fact is the one reason Mitch might opt to return as a fifth year senior after red-shirting as a freshman. Despite his gaudy numbers, Trubisky has had only that one full season playing college quarterback. (Chapelboro.com)

Way-too-early look at 2017 NFL draft: Decision looms for Mitch Trubisky

Todd McShay has taken Mitch Trubisky out of his top 32, but draft expert Dane Brugler of NFLDraftScout.com said Trubisky would be a top-10 pick if he declares and has him going third overall in his mock draft to Chicago. Brugler has Trubisky ranked fourth overall among draftable players. If Trubisky truly is a top-10 pick, he'd be wise to declare. (ESPN.com)

Julius Peppers moves to sixth on all-time sack list

Julius Peppers is having another solid season for the Green Bay Packers and on Sunday he was able to recorded one sack against the Washington Redskins. Peppers now has 140.5 career sacks which puts him sixth on the all-time list. He is one sack behind Michael Strahan who is fifth and 10 sacks behind Chris Doleman who is fourth. (CBS Sports)

Ryan Switzer accepts Senior Bowl invitation

Ryan Switzer will have at least one more chance to showcase his talents following the end of the University of North Carolina’s 2016 season. Switzer was among the first dozen college football players to accept invitations to the Reese’s Senior Bowl. That game will kick off at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Alabama. (Charleston Gazette-Mail)

Tre Boston finding momentum at key moment in Panthers season

Tre Boston needed it. Bad. The third-year Carolina Panthers safety has, all season, been “earning his spot” on the field according to coach Ron Rivera, and his time on the field has fluctuated between starter (six games) and backup. So when Boston pulled down a deep ball intended for Kansas City receiver Tyreek Hill, it made the work worth it. (Charlotte Observer)

Ryan Switzer moves further into the UNC record books

Hidden in North Carolina's Friday 28-21 loss to N.C. State was an incredible game by senior wide receiver Ryan Switzer. It was his last game in Kenan Stadium and he left it all out on the field. Switzer Switzer had 13 receptions for 171 yards and a touchdown. He became UNC’s single-season leader in receptions with 91. (Carolina Blue)

Video: Ryan Switzer UNC Career Highlights

Career highlights of North Carolina's all-time leading wide receiver, Ryan Switzer. Read More...

Mitch Trubisky sets new UNC passing record

Move over Brynn Renner and make room for Mitch Trubisky. The junior quarterback now holds the single season record for passing yards in school history, passing Renner’s mark of 3,356 yards set in 2012. Trubisky earned the new record with a 48-yard touchdown pass to receiver Bug Howard in the fourth quarter. (Keeping It Heel)

Letter from Ryan Switzer

I found myself here at Carolina. I found my future wife. I found out what it takes to put someone’s happiness before my own, and I set the baseline for the man that I want to be down the road. I have zero regrets about the time I spent here at this University and especially this football program. (Inside Carolina)

Ryan Switzer Headlines Tar Heels On All-ACC Teams

After a record-setting senior season in which he caught 91 passes for 1,027 yards and five touchdowns, senior wide receiver Ryan Switzer was named to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference First Team. Lucas Crowley, Jon Heck and T.J. Logan were second-team selections, while Elijah Hood, Nazair Jones and Mitch Trubisky were third-team picks. (GoHeels.com)

Larry Porter Nominated For Broyles Award

The Frank & Barbara Broyles Foundation is pleased to announce the nominees for the 2016 nominees for the Broyles Award. Larry Porter, North Carolina's special teams and running backs coach, is one of 40 nominees in this year's class chosen from almost 1,500 assistant coaches representing over 128 Division One college football programs. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Bowl Projections - Where will the Tar Heels end up?

North Carolina will not be playing for the ACC Championship after disappointing losses to Duke and N.C. State to close out the season. With a bowl win the Tar Heels would finish the season on a positive note with nine wins. Here is where many media outlets are predicting the Tar Heels to end up. (Carolina Blue)

Detroit Lions' Eric Ebron demonstrating some versatility

Versatility never is a bad thing in the NFL, and Detroit Lions tight end Eric Ebron has shown a flash of having a wider repertoire. Ebron’s impressive touchdown run on a goal-line sweep last weekend might have been the highlight of a burgeoning new skill set. (Detroit Free Press)

Five With Fedora: The NC State Game

What was mood in the locker room after the game when you first walked in, and what were your emotions? Larry Fedora: “It was extremely somber. There were some guys that were emotionally having a really hard time. Winning this game meant a lot to them, and their teammates really wanted to get it done for these seniors. Not being able to do that was hard to take." (GoHeels.com)

Football Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 23
Stanford: 25
Fri, Dec 30 Box Score

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ACC Football Scoreboard
at Boston College36

NC State41
at Vanderbilt17

at Wake Forest34

at Northwestern31

#17 West Virginia14
at #23 Miami31

at #16 Virginia Tech35

#12 Stanford25
at North Carolina23

#10 Michigan32
at #8 Florida State33

#14 LSU29
at #20 Louisville9

Georgia Tech33
at Kentucky18

#6 Ohio State0
at #1 Clemson31

#1 Clemson35
at #2 Alabama31

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ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
(16) Virginia Tech6-310-4
North Carolina5-38-5
(20) Miami5-39-4
Georgia Tech4-49-4

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(1) Clemson8-114-1
(21) Louisville7-19-4
(8) Florida State5-310-3
NC State3-57-6
Wake Forest3-57-6
Boston College2-67-6

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