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Fedora Post-Spring ACC Teleconference Transcript

UNC football coach Larry Fedora took part in the ACC’s annual post-spring practice teleconference Wednesday, and here is what the Tar Heels’ head man had to say: We've had a very productive spring, got a lot of reps with a lot of guys as we always try to do in spring, try to develop as much depth as possible, knowing that we're going to need a lot of that depth next season. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Mitch Trubisky leads group of Tar Heels draft hopefuls

The North Carolina football team is bound to be well-represented in the NFL Draft that begins Thursday night. Topping the list is quarterback Mitch Trubisky, whose rapid rise has been a major topic of draft conversations. In addition to Trubisky, who could be among the top five selections, there are several Tar Heels who have been deemed draft candidates. (Burlington Times News)

NFL Draft Preview: Marquise Williams in-depth on QB Mitch Trubisky

The final installment of CarolinaBlue's on-going feature with former UNC quarterback Marquise Williams features on of the stars of tonight's NFL draft: Mitch Trubisky. And who better to talk about Trubisky than Williams, a guy that was in the same quarterback room and took reps alongside the future NFL quarterback for three straight seasons. (Carolina Blue)

Ryan Switzer’s plan coming together on NFL Draft weekend

In life, as on the gridiron, Ryan Switzer has always kept his eyes down field. In his mind, accomplishments aren’t finish lines. They’re landmarks along the path The latest landmark should come into view this weekend. After a record-setting career as a wide receiver at UNC, Switzer will wait to see where he is selected in the NFL Draft, which starts Thursday. (Charleston Gazette-Mail)

Looking beyond the stats of Mitch Trubisky

Ohio State didn't want Mitch Trubisky. So he packed his bags and flew to North Carolina hoping to play right away. But he sat behind Bryn Renner and Marquise Williams. In the transfer era of limited patience, Trubisky could have easily left the Tar Heel program but he chose to stick it out. That tells me how committed he is to a goal, to his teammates, and to the process. (WRAL Sports Fan)

NFL Draft Preview: Marquise Williams on Mack Hollins

Another part of CarolinaBlue's pre-draft conversation with former UNC quarterback Marquise Williams focuses on Tar Heel wide receiver Mack Hollins. A deep threat star at UNC, Hollins missed half of the 2016 season with an injury and also missed the majority of the football part of the NFL combine. (Carolina Blue)

Mitch Trubisky Headlines UNC's 2017 NFL Draft Prospects

Mitch Trubisky is primed to become the first UNC quarterback in school history to be selected in the first round of the NFL Draft. The Mentor, Ohio native decided to enter the draft a year early after an efficient junior season in which his draft stock skyrocketed. Trubisky ranked fifth nationally in completion percentage, 10th in passing yards and 18th in yards per attempt. (Inside Carolina)

Could Mitch Trubisky be the No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft?

No Tar Heel football player has ever been selected No. 1 overall and though it looks as if Mitch Trubisky won't be the top pick either, there's still technically a chance. It's amazing to consider, given his Carolina career: Four seasons in Chapel Hill, just one of them as a starter. It's not the typical road, but Trubisky says it's a road that has prepared him for the pros. (ABC 11)

Who Is Mitchell Trubisky? The Draft's Top QB Answers the Question Everyone's Asking

The 22-year-old should at least raise an eyebrow. Twitch. Blink. Give us an emotion, man, any emotion for crying out loud. As he sits at a restaurant on Center Street, with locals all around him, Mitchell Trubisky doesn't show any sign of flinching, though. He just stares blankly ahead as the potential destinations are detailed aloud in dramatic succession. (Bleacher Report)

Mitchell Trubisky’s success buoyed by lifelong friends

The “Mentor Rat Pack” — “that sounds about right,” said Mentor football coach Steve Trivisonno — consisted of Mitchell Trubisky, Conner Krizancic, Brandon Fritts and Kade McClure. They played big at Mentor, won championships and dreamed even bigger. They were also gym rats. “We lived in the gym, lived on the field,” said Fritts. Sports brought them together, but they wanted more. (News-Herald)

Trubisky Debate Has Only Just Begun

In an era when every NFL fan has seemingly become an informed draft scout, Mitchell Trubisky has the type of game that's easily shielded from such takes, at least beyond his lack of extended experience. Trubisky is the mysterious breakout star from UNC who only hardcore football fans knew about before halfway through the 2016 college football season. (Sports on Earth)

Mitch Trubisky can be what Bernie Kosar was to the Browns, says Mentor coach

Mentor High football coach Steve Trivisonno will be one of Mitch Trubisky's 25 guests at the NFL Draft in Philadelphia this week and perhaps the one cheering loudest for the Browns to draft him. "I'm a little biased,'' Trivisonno told cleveland.com in a February phone interview. "I'd love to be able to watch him in person instead of on TV.'' (Cleveland.com)

Ryan Switzer is the rare ‘Wes Welker type’ who actually plays like Wes Welker

Ryan Switzer is the 5’8 firecracker of a wide receiver who made a name for himself by doing one thing exceedingly well while playing at North Carolina. Punt to him. I triple-dog dare ya. Sure, he only ran a 4.52 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine, but Switzer’s fast. Anyone who’s ever tried to chase him down on punt returns will attest to that. (SB Nation)

Joey Mangili Receives NFF University Scholar Athlete Award

Former UNC punter Joey Mangili was named the recipient of the University Scholar Athlete award by the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame, Inc., presented at the Bill Dooley Triangle East Chapter of North Carolina annual awards dinner held Monday. Mangili served as the team's holder on place kicks last season and had 28 career punts. (GoHeels.com)

Podcast: Tha Bug's Life, Episode 3 - Tar Heel

Former UNC wide receiver Bug Howard hosts his third podcast episode with teammate and former UNC defensive tackle Naz Jones. The Tar Heel teammates discuss their anticipation of the NFL Draft, NFL teams that have shown interest, and then perform a Tar Heel Mock Draft that you do not want to miss. (chrisbraven.com)

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