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Ideal NFL Landing Spots For UNC’s Top 3 Draft Prospects

Arizona would be the perfect landing spot for UNC redshirt junior Mitch Trubisky. You’re going into a situation where you’re not expected to start right away and can develop behind Carson Palmer. Cardinals’ Head Coach Bruce Arians was Peyton Manning’s first quarterback coach in Indy and won two Super Bowls with Big Ben in Pittsburgh. (Taylor Vippolis)

Larry Fedora Live: Juniors Receiving NFL Feedback

Third-year players are eligible for early entry into the NFL Draft. Several Tar Heel juniors, including quarterback Mitch Trubisky, running back Elijah Hood and defensive tackle Nazair Jones, are potential candidates to make the jump to the next level. Larry Fedora did not specify which Tar Heels were involved in the meetings. (Inside Carolina)

Super fan sparkles at UNC football games

Alex Koszeghy sat at a table near the Pit wearing a sweater, yoga pants and a smile. Out of those three, the smile is the only one of those things Koszeghy wears for a Carolina football game. Most UNC fans content themselves with a logo shirt or hat or a Carolina blue piece of clothing. For Koszeghy, paint and glitter will do. (Daily Tar Heel)

Quick look: UNC's 2017 football opponents

The 2016 UNC football season is over. A bowl game and bowl opponent is not know yet. We'll know that after Sunday. We do know North Carolina opponents for the 2017 season. (Carolina Blue)

Film review: Why the UNC offense has regressed this season

The regular season has ended for the 2016 North Carolina football team. UNC finished with a record of 8-4, including impressive triumphs over Pittsburgh and Florida State and bad losses against Duke and N.C. State to end the season. Eight wins feels like a letdown, even if it's enough to earn a quality bowl bid. (Daily Tar Heel)

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

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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)

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

Full UNC Football Schedule

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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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