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T.J. Logan: 'I just gave it my all'

Senior running back T.J. Logan came to North Carolina in 2013, just the second season with head coach Larry Fedora at the helm. The 5-foot-10, 180 pound running back had offers from Clemson, Ohio State and an array of North Carolina schools, but he decided to join the Tar Heels. (Carolina Blue)

Ryan Switzer on his senior class, legacy, and changing the culture

A few days before the regular season ended CarolinaBlue spoke with senior wide receiver Ryan Switzer. The topics ranged from his senior class, how UNC football has changed since he got to Chapel Hill, and how he wants to be remembered. "I want to be remembered as a guy who loved the game, who gave the game of football here for four years everything he had." (Carolina Blue)

Video: Mitch Trubisky Pre-Sun Bowl Press Conference

North Carolina junior quarterback Mitch Trubisky fields questions from the media ahead of the Tar Heels' appearance in the Sun Bowl on December 30 in El Paso. View Video...

Video: Larry Fedora Pre-Sun Bowl Press Conference

North Carolina football coach Larry Fedora fields questions from the media in advance of the Tar Heels' appearance in the Sun Bowl in El Paso on December 30. View Video...

UNC QB Mitch Trubisky Receives First-Round NFL Draft Grade

Mitch Trubisky received a first-round grade from the NFL’s college advisory committee earlier this month, although the junior quarterback does not expect to make a decision about his future until after the Sun Bowl. The first-round grade is an average, so Trubisky and his family are trying to determine how many teams potentially had him graded as a second-round pick. (Inside Carolina)

Stanford's Christian McCaffrey begins NFL prep, won't play in bowl game

Stanford star running back Christian McCaffrey won't play in the Cardinal's bowl game to begin his preparations for the NFL, he announced Monday on Twitter. The Cardinal are scheduled to face North Carolina on Dec. 30 in the Sun Bowl in El Paso. "Very tough decision, but I have decided not to play in the Sun Bowl so I can begin my draft prep immediately." (USA Today)

ACC football underclassmen tracker: Who’s leaving for the NFL?

The January 16 deadline for underclassmen to declare for the 2017 NFL Draft is rapidly approaching. A hand full of ACC players already have announced their intentions to throw their hats in the ring, while others will be deciding in the coming weeks. Where does everyone stand so far? Likely to leave: QB Mitch Trubisky, North Carolina. (ACC Sports Journal)

Julius Peppers Still Trying to Unload His North Carolina Mansion

Green Bay Packers outside linebacker Julius Peppers is having trouble finding a buyer for his 8,810-square-foot mansion in Mooresville, NC. Currently listed for $3.4 million, the mansion’s price has been cut three times since it initially landed on the market in March 2015. Public records indicate the All-Pro bought the home for $4.18 million in 2006. (Yahoo! News)

Carolina Insider Podcast: Ryan Switzer, UNC vs. Kentucky

The latest edition of the Carolina Insider podcast highlights big upcoming games for both the men's basketball and football teams. Hosts Jones Angell and Adam Lucas preview Saturday's basketball game versus Kentucky in Las Vegas, sit with football wide receiver Ryan Switzer to preview the Sun Bowl and more. Carolina Insider is a twice-weekly production. (GoHeels.com)

Inside the Dolphins’ huddle: ‘Hi, my name’s T.J. Nice to meet you.’

Think the life of a professional athlete is glamorous? Imagine waking up Monday, being summoned to a city you barely know to try out for people you've never met, and if you’re lucky enough to get the gig, leave your family in Atlanta and spend 18 hours a day trying to learn the playbook, on the off chance catastrophe strikes. That is T.J. Yates' existence. (Miami Herald)

Rams place Robert Quinn on injured reserve

The Los Angeles Rams listed defensive end Robert Quinn as doubtful to play against the Seahawks on Thursday night, which left him with only a slight chance of playing in the game. That chance was sliced down to zero on Thursday afternoon when the team placed Quinn on injured reserve. Quinn has missed the last two games with a concussion. (NBC Sports)

UNC, TCU Agree To Football Series

UNC and TCU have agreed to a home-and-home football series to be played in 2025 and 2026. Carolina will play host to the Horned Frogs at Kenan Stadium on Saturday, September 13, 2025. The Tar Heels will travel to Fort Worth, Texas, for the completion of the series on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2026. UNC and TCU have met three previous times on the gridiron. (GoHeels.com)

With pros hovering, Sun should shed important light on Trubisky

The Dec. 30 Sun Bowl between UNC and Stanford may not be the hottest ticket for fans, but there will be no shortage of interest by NFL scouts. In fact, Tar Heel quarterback Mitch Trubisky and Cardinal running back Christian McCaffrey will be two of the most closely-watched players of the entire postseason. Both are juniors with high first-round possibilities. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Trubisky, Watson give ACC star power at quarterback

Just a few years ago, the ACC was not known for routinely producing top-level quarterbacks, but that has recently changed. The conference's player development at the position is even more magnified this year with North Carolina’s Mitch Trubisky and Clemson’s Deshaun Watson, recognized as two of the top quarterbacks available for April’s NFL Draft. (Rivals.com)

Julius Peppers is finalist for Sportsmanship Award

Packers LB Julius Peppers has been named one of eight finalists for the 2016 Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award. Each NFL team nominated one of its players for the award, which recognizes those who best demonstrate the qualities of on-field sportsmanship, including fair play, respect for the game and opponents, and integrity in competition. (Green Bay Packers)

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

Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Cal
Sat, Sep 2, TBD

UNC vs. Louisville
Sat, Sep 9, TBD

UNC @ Old Dominion
Sat, Sep 16, TBD

Full UNC Football Schedule

Radio Affiliates

ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
(16) Virginia Tech6-310-4
North Carolina5-38-5
(20) Miami5-39-4
Pittsburgh5-38-5
Georgia Tech4-49-4
Virginia1-72-10
Duke1-74-8

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(1) Clemson8-114-1
(21) Louisville7-19-4
(8) Florida State5-310-3
NC State3-57-6
Wake Forest3-57-6
Syracuse2-64-8
Boston College2-67-6

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