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Video: Gene Chizik Tuesday Post-Practice Interview

North Carolina defensive coordinator Gene Chizik discusses preparing for the unique Georgia Tech offensive attack after the Tar Heels' practice on Tuesday. Read More...

UNC Opponent Preview: Georgia Tech Up Next

The Yellow Jackets (5-3, 2-3 ACC) enter Saturday’s game on a two-game winning streak after losing three consecutive ACC matchups. Georgia Tech hope to stay in the top half of the Coastal Division with a win against the Tar Heels. The Yellow Jackets will arrive at Kenan Stadium as significant underdogs, having already lost two games against ranked opponents. (Inside Carolina)

Mitch Trubisky Named Unitas Golden Arm Finalist

The 2016 The Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award candidates have been reduced to the top five of the country’s top college quarterbacks. Remaining candidates for the prestigious annual award are: Mitch Trubisky, North Carolina; Luke Falk, Washington State; Patrick Mahomes II, Texas Tech; Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma; and Deshaun Watson, Clemson. (GoHeels.com)

A history of NFL-drafted Tar Heels quarterbacks

Although there have been 215 Tar Heels drafted into the NFL, North Carolina quarterback Mitch Trubisky looks to be the next UNC alumni and—barring any unforeseen circumstances—he could be the first North Carolina signal-caller ever drafted in the first round. What about the other UNC quarterbacks who were drafted into the NFL? (Tar Heel Blog)

Turner's Take: Growin' Up

Finally, they're putting it together. The much-maligned Tar Heel defense is finally starting to string together a series of winning performances. With the offense not mustering a score in the second half, the defense won the game at Miami. And two weeks ago, the Virginia Cavaliers managed just 253 yards of offense and 14 points in a three-touchdown Tar Heel win. (GoHeels.com)

North Carolina or Virginia Tech: Which Team Wins the ACC Coastal?

As the final stretch run of the 2016 season approaches, Athlon Sports is taking a look at some of the key races to watch in conference play. With the Coastal Division up for grabs, Athlon Sports’ panel of experts debates whether Virginia Tech or North Carolina will play in Orlando for the ACC Championship this December. (Athlon Sports)

Larry Fedora On Dodd Trophy Midseason Watch List

Officials from the Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Foundation and Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Monday released the mid-season watch list for the 2016 Dodd Trophy, and UNC coach Larry Fedora was among those listed. The list includes 18 of the nation’s top college football coaches. As the season continues, an updated watch list will be released in November. (GoHeels.com)

Homecoming Week: Johnathan Robertson, Class of 1993

In 1992, Johnathan Robertson was named to USA Today’s Academic All American Team after achieving one of the highest GPAs of any football player in the nation with virtually straight A+'s. He was awarded the International Luce Scholarship, was a recipient of the national Truman Scholarship, and was UNC’s Rhodes Scholar selection. He went on to Harvard Law School. (GoHeels.com)

Tom Sheldon Named To Ray Guy List

The Augusta Sports Council has released the complete list of candidates for the 2016 Ray Guy Award, and North Carolina freshman Tom Sheldon is among those listed. The Ray Guy Award identifies the nation's top collegiate punter at the ESPN Home Depot College Football Awards every year in December. (GoHeels.com)

UNC football discusses Trubisky draft stock and bye week at weekly press conference

Larry Fedora, senior cornerback Des Lawrence and junior quarterback Mitch Trubisky spoke with the media Monday at the Kenan Football Center for the team’s weekly press conference. Perhaps the biggest news over the bye week was ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr. listing Trubisky as his highest-rated quarterback among those eligible for the 2017 NFL Draft. (Daily Tar Heel)

Des Lawrence details Georgia Tech preparation

UNC cornerback Des Lawrence met with reporters on Monday. He detailed what goes into stopping Georgia Tech, his role as a cornerback, scout team action, and cheering against Virginia Tech. "This year is a little better because we are in a scheme we are familiar with now. We have a half to learn what not to do and a half to learn what to do based on last year's game." (Carolina Blue)

UNC's Bye Week Provided Rest & Rehab

Eight straight games to open the season is both a physically and mentally draining endeavor, and UNC’s bye week served as a reward of sorts for demanding slate that started with a loss to Georgia and ended with a win at Virginia. UNC’s practice reps last week went primarily to the twos, threes and players redshirting, according to Larry Fedora. (Inside Carolina)

No. 21 UNC prepares for Georgia Tech with eye on No. 23 Hokies

No. 21 North Carolina doesn't have much room for error anymore. The Tar Heels (6-2, 4-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) emerged from a week off spent getting ready for Georgia Tech and knowing they need a perfect November — and a loss somewhere by No. 23 Virginia Tech — to earn another league title game berth. (Associated Press)

Mitch Trubisky Named A Maxwell Award Semifinalist

Maxwell Football Club President, Ron Jaworski, announced the 2016 Semifinalists for the 80th Maxwell Award for the Collegiate Player of the Year, and UNC junior quarterback Mitch Trubisky is among those listed. Trubisky enters Saturday's game vs. Georgia Tech third in the nation in completion percentage (71.2), 10th in total completions (203), and 16th in total yards (2,378). (GoHeels.com)

Tar Heels Need November Help

Larry Fedora’s Tar Heels morphed into fans last Thursday evening in cheering for Pittsburgh to upset Virginia Tech and shake up the ACC Coastal Division race entering the final month of the regular season. “We were all Pitt fans on Thursday night,” senior corner back Des Lawrence said on Monday. (Inside Carolina)

Football Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 21
NC State: 28
Fri, Nov 25 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Stanford
Fri, Dec 30, 2:00 ET CBS Tickets

Full UNC Football Schedule

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ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
(22) Virginia Tech6-39-4
North Carolina5-38-4
Miami5-38-4
(23) Pittsburgh5-38-4
Georgia Tech4-48-4
Virginia1-72-10
Duke1-74-8

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(2) Clemson8-112-1
(13) Louisville7-19-3
(11) Florida State5-39-3
NC State3-56-6
Wake Forest3-56-6
Syracuse2-64-8
Boston College2-66-6

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