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Marquise Williams-Larry Fedora Twitter Exchange

On Sunday, as he prepared for Packers training camp, Marquise Williams tweeted, "As I look back on my journey, I want to thank the greatest coach on this planet for believing in me @CoachFedora." Larry Fedora responded, "love ya man #TarHeelforLife #Igotyourback." Williams replied, "Love you too coach."

New QB Trubisky more interested in leading Tar Heels than following Williams

Marquise Williams told a statewide radio show that Mitch Trubisky would not only lead the Tar Heels to a second straight Coastal Division title, but that UNC would “be beating Clemson this year in the ACC Championship Game.” That’s a lot of pressure to put on a youngster whose start in the season opener against Georgia will be his first as a college quarterback. (Wilmington Star News)

Video: Larry Fedora Mic'd Up First Day of Training Camp

Go inside the first day of Tar Heels training camp as North Carolina football head coach Larry Fedora gets mic'd up! View Video...

Bills' Kevin Reddick Suffers MCL sprain

Buffalo Bills linebacker Kevin Reddick suffered a sprained MCL in practice on Friday. It was a rough day for linebackers at Bills' training camp, as both Reddick and second-round draft pick Reggie Ragland (knee) went down with injuries. The 26-year-old Reddick will likely miss around six weeks, which could jeopardize his chances of landing a spot on the 53-man roster. (CBS Sports)

Former UNC peers reconnect in Rio

It’s the story of two former UNC Athletic department co-workers who are joining forces in Rio at the swimming venue. For a seven-year span, Kevin Best and John Martin worked in the North Carolina athletic department. Their assignment was Tar Heel football. The combination of USA swimming and the Olympics has brought two friends back together. (WRAL Sports Fan)

What we learned from UNC football's first day of training camp

Probably the biggest offseason storyline for UNC football is new starting quarterback Mitch Trubisky, who will make his first collegiate start when the Tar Heels take on Georgia on Sept. 3. But while much of the talk has been about how the redshirt junior can help the offense, the rest of the offensive players will make things much easier as the quarterback transitions. (Daily Tar Heel)

Chemistry A Huge Factor in UNC Football’s Recent Success

Chemistry definitely isn’t the easiest subject in school, but if there’s one thing most people know about it—it’s that when things go wrong, they typically blow up in your face. It’s a good thing, then, for the UNC football team—which opened training camp Friday afternoon— that there seems to be a winning formula brewing. (Chapelboro.com)

Tar Heels open preseason camp trying to build on 11-win year

UNC's players came to preseason camp talking about building on an 11-win season that ended with a pair of frustrating losses. It was a positive sign for fifth-year coach Larry Fedora. "It's a good thing, that you don't have to worry about them being satisfied with what they did," Fedora said Friday after the first preseason practice. "That was just a new bar that was set." (Associated Press)

Day 1: Larry Fedora Post-Practice Quotes

UNC coach Larry Fedora addressed the media following the Tar Heels' first preseason practice. "Everybody looks really good in shorts. They always do. Everyone is in shape." Who are some of the leaders? "On offense, you got Caleb Peterson, Bug Howard, Mack Hollins, Mitch Trubisky. (On Defense) Naz Jones, Dajaun Drennon, Donnie Miles, Andre Smith." (Carolina Blue)

Video: Elijah Hood, Nazair Jones on Day 1 of Training Camp

North Carolina running back Elijah Hood and defensive end Nazair Jones talk after the Tar Heels' first football practice of the 2016 training camp on August 5, 2016. View Video...

Tar Heels Motivated by Big Game Losses

No. 20 North Carolina’s 11-3 season last fall is a distant memory. The back-to-back losses to Clemson and Baylor to close the schedule, however, are serving as motivation for the 2016 Tar Heels as training camp opened on Friday. “We didn’t end the year the way we wanted to, so they’ve had a bad taste in their mouths for 220 days,” UNC coach Larry Fedora told reporters. (Inside Carolina)

Coaching the Xs and Os of Life: An Interview with UNC Football’s Mitch Mason

Mitch Mason, who is employed by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, serves as the Team Chaplain for North Carolina’s football program. But to players on the team, he’s just Coach Mitch who is helping to teach the X’s and O’s of life. Here, Mason discusses a wide range of topics about UNC’s program and college football as a whole. (Inside the ACC)

ICTV: Football Practice Sights and Sounds (Day 1)

While the 2015 UNC football team had a season to be proud of overall, the final two games left a sour taste in the mouths of the players and coaches. The 2016 team took some initial steps toward achieving their goals with first practice of the season on Friday morning. Check out the sights and sounds from the first UNC football practice. (Inside Carolina)

College football teams poised to take a step back in 2016

The Tar Heels had a fantastic 2015 season, finishing the year 11-3, with an 8-0 mark in ACC play. They came within eight points of beating Clemson in the ACC Championship and earning a berth in the College Football Playoff. This season they've been chosen to repeat as Coastal Division champions, but I'm not so convinced it's going to happen. (CBS Sports)

Video: North Carolina Football's Top 3 Impact Players For 2016

UNC begins the 2016 season looking to become the first team to win back-to-back Coastal Division titles since 2011. Larry Fedora returns an offense that features a ton of playmakers, including new starting quarterback Mitch Trubisky. Jeff Fischel of the ACC Digital Network breaks down the top three impact players for the Tar Heels in 2016. View Video...

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, 5:30 ET ESPN Tickets

UNC @ Illinois
Sat, Sep 10, 7:30 ET BTN Tickets

UNC vs. James Madison
Sat, Sep 17, 3:30 ET RSN Tickets

Full UNC Football Schedule

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ACC Football Scoreboard
Charlotte0
at Louisville0
THU, SEP 1 7:00 PM ET
Tulane0
at Wake Forest0
THU, SEP 1 7:00 PM ET
William & Mary0
at NC State0
THU, SEP 1 7:30 PM ET
Colgate0
at Syracuse0
FRI, SEP 2 7:00 PM ET
Georgia Tech0
at Boston College0
SAT, SEP 3 7:30 AM ET
Liberty0
at Virginia Tech0
SAT, SEP 3 12:30 PM ET
Villanova0
at Pittsburgh0
SAT, SEP 3 1:30 PM ET
Richmond0
at Virginia0
SAT, SEP 3 3:30 PM ET
Georgia0
at North Carolina0
SAT, SEP 3 5:30 PM ET
North Carolina Central0
at Duke0
SAT, SEP 3 6:00 PM ET
Florida A&M0
at Miami0
SAT, SEP 3 6:00 PM ET
Clemson0
at Auburn0
SAT, SEP 3 9:00 PM ET
Ole Miss0
at Florida State0
MON, SEP 5 8:00 PM ET
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ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
(22) North Carolina0-00-0
Virginia0-00-0
Duke0-00-0
Virginia Tech0-00-0
Miami0-00-0
Georgia Tech0-00-0
Pittsburgh0-00-0

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(2) Clemson0-00-0
(4) Florida State0-00-0
(19) Louisville0-00-0
Syracuse0-00-0
Wake Forest0-00-0
Boston College0-00-0
NC State0-00-0

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