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Video: UNC Football Position Breakdown - Defensive Line

Defensive line coach Tray Scott details which players he feels will make an early impact along the Tar Heel defensive front line. View Video...

UNC reveals uniform for season opener

The Tar Heels will go classic for their season opener against South Carolina on Sept. 3rd in Charlotte. The UNC Sports Equipment department revealed on periscope and later on twitter that North Carolina will wear white pants, blue jerseys, and a blue helmet. The uniform combination includes the addition of argyle to the pants, jersey, and helmet, a new touch for the 2015 season. (Carolina Blue)

Versatility Defining UNC Running Back Corps

Depth and versatility in the offensive backfield has allowed for some creativity in the meeting room to utilize more of that talent during the 2015 season. Senior Romar Morris and junior T.J. Logan possess legitimate track speed from the running back position, while sophomore Elijah Hood and freshman Ty’Son Williams bring more of a power back approach. (Inside Carolina)

Ranking the Toughest Games on UNC's Football Schedule in 2015

North Carolina plays seven games at Kenan Stadium and one game in Charlotte. Only four times does UNC play on someone else’s campus. On top of that, UNC did not draw Florida State, Clemson or Louisville in crossover games with the ACC Atlantic Division. From that perspective, it seems that Larry Fedora's team has a dream schedule. However, there are some pitfalls. (Athlon Sports)

2015 Preseason Preview: ACC Predictions

Coastal Division No. 2. North Carolina: No offense in the ACC returns as many starters this season than the Tar Heels. A total of 10 starters are back for UNC, including a healthy Marquise Williams at quarterback. Looking at the schedule, I see real potential for a possible 7-0 start, but I also see the possibility of a rough finish to the season. (NBC Sports)

Ten most important players for 2015 - No. 2

Along with wide receiver Quinshad Davis, Tar Heel offensive guard Landon Turner has played the most meaningful downs of any UNC player on the 2015 roster. Turner is the leader of a group that returns four of five starters and will be tasked with establishing the run game and giving quarterback Marquise Williams time to get the ball to his play-makers. (Carolina Blue)

Podcast: Larry Porter Discusses UNC's Running Backs

UNC running Back coach Larry Porter talks about the depth and versatility of the running backs, and Romar Morris adds his comments, including how he might be used. Will we see more of Morris at A-Back? How about in a two-back formation? How will UNC satisfy all the mouths they have to feed at running back? (Inside Carolina)

What to do with third-string Ravens quarterback Bryn Renner

Young quarterback Bryn Renner is quietly having a strong preseason for the Baltimore Ravens. We've been talking about him for a couple of weeks, and every time you watch the kid play he impresses you more. He isn't going to dazzle you with great arm strength, but he seems to have a presence about him on the field. He is competitive and doesn't mind taking charge of the huddle. (Baltimore Sun)

UNC defensive end Dajaun Drennon aims high with low number

Sophomore defensive end Dajaun Drennon is easy to spot during a football game. And that’s not because he’s 6-foot-4-inches, 255 pounds and has shoulder-length dreadlocks. While most defensive linemen have jersey numbers in the 70s or 90s, Drennon has settled for No. 17 — a number most associated with skill players such as quarterbacks, running backs and wide receivers. (Daily Tar Heel)

Jeremiah Clarke is hungry and ready

As the UNC football team continues to prepare for their Sept. 3rd matchup with border-rival South Carolina, Jeremiah Clarke has been getting a lot of time with the first team defense. He has been working almost exclusively as the first string nose tackle. The deep defensive line unit has no one standout performer, but brings potential, hunger and a fresh attitude for the new season. (Carolina Blue)

Lower level tickets sold out for Belk College Kickoff

The Charlotte Sports Foundation announced that lower level tickets are sold out for the Belk College Kickoff Game pitting the University of North Carolina against the University of South Carolina. The Tar Heels will face off against the Gamecocks on September 3, 2015 at Bank of America Stadium at 6:00 p.m. There are still Upper Level tickets and limited Club Level seats available. (WBTV)

UNC quarterback Mitch Trubisky still working, competing

This offseason, Larry Fedora has killed the two-quarterback system, leaving Marquise Williams as the unquestioned starter and Mitch Trubisky as the backup. For some, that would be it. Players only get four years, and every season, quarterbacks transfer after losing competitions in order to maximize their eligibility. But Trubisky stayed. He’s a competitor; he wants to compete. (Daily Tar Heel)

How Pharoh Cooper became a Gamecock and not a Tar Heel

If UNC’s football coaches had been able, or willing, to come up with two more tickets to the 2012 basketball game against Duke, Pharoh Cooper probably would be wearing blue. “Originally, his dream school was North Carolina,” said Jim Bob Bryant, Cooper’s coach at Havelock High School in eastern North Carolina. That changed during Cooper’s junior year. (The State)

Larry Fedora Wednesday Practice Quotes

How do you feel going into this South Carolina game as compared to two year’s ago? Larry Fedora: "We’ve got more pieces of the puzzle now. We’ve got some more depth at positions that we didn’t have before and a little bit more experience than we had then. Most of our guys feel comfortable. We’ve got a total defensive scheme change that guys are still learning." (Carolina Blue)

Connor Barth, Buccaneers reach two-year deal

Mere hours after being released by the Denver Broncos, kicker Connor Barth agreed to terms on a deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the team announced Wednesday. The deal is for two years at a maximum value of $2.75 million, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported, via a source informed of his decision. Barth kicked for the Bucs from 2009 to 2013. (NFL.com)

Football Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 37
Pittsburgh: 36
Sat, Sep 24 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC @ Florida State
Sat, Oct 1, 3:30 ET ESPN Tickets

UNC vs. Virginia Tech
Sat, Oct 8, TBD Tickets

UNC @ Miami
Sat, Oct 15, TBD

Full UNC Football Schedule

Radio Affiliates

ACC Football Scoreboard
at Georgia Tech0
SAT, OCT 1 12:00 PM ET
Notre Dame0
at Syracuse0
SAT, OCT 1 12:00 PM ET
at Duke0
SAT, OCT 1 12:30 PM ET
at Boston College0
SAT, OCT 1 1:00 PM ET
North Carolina0
at Florida State0
SAT, OCT 1 3:30 PM ET
Wake Forest0
at NC State0
SAT, OCT 1 3:30 PM ET
at Pittsburgh0
SAT, OCT 1 7:30 PM ET
at Clemson0
SAT, OCT 1 8:00 PM ET
Live scores provided via data feed and may be delayed by a couple of minutes

ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
(30) Virginia Tech1-03-1
(32) North Carolina1-03-1
Georgia Tech1-13-1
(14) Miami0-03-0

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(3) Louisville2-04-0
(5) Clemson1-04-0
(38) Wake Forest1-04-0
NC State0-02-1
(12) Florida State0-13-1
Boston College0-22-2

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