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Chizik details progress of Dalton, defensive line

One surprise on the first day of UNC's preseason camp was sophomore defensive lineman Jalen Dalton running with the first-team defense. The move signifies that the staff felt comfortable with Dalton's development and it was a move to get the best players on the field at the same time. UNC defensive coordinator Gene Chizik discussed the move on Tuesday. (Carolina Blue)

ICTV: Cole Holcomb Interview

Cole Holcomb joined the UNC football team prior to the 2014 season as a walk-on. In 2015 he played primarily on special teams but also registered time at linebacker and finished the season with 15 tackles. In 2016 he finds himself listed atop the depth chart entering fall camp. Holcomb shares his thoughts after training camp practice No. 5. (Inside Carolina)

Video: Gene Chizik Mic'd Up at Training Camp

Get an inside look at the Tar Heel defense as only North Carolina defensive coordinator Gene Chizik can provide. View Video...

Audio: Don McCauley - Bill Dooley brought the SEC mentality to the ACC

Former UNC running back, Don McCauley, joins Adam Gold and Joe Ovies of Raleigh sports talk station 99.9 The Fan to talk about the impact Bill Dooley had on his playing career and life. (WRAL Sports Fan)

College Football's Top 40 Offensive Lines for 2016

7. North Carolina: Standout guard Landon Turner will be missed, but North Carolina’s line should remain one of the best in the nation. In 14 games last fall, this unit allowed only 16 sacks and helped the Tar Heels rank second in the ACC in rush offense. Four starters are back in 2016, with three senior performers and Athlon Sports All-ACC selections. (Athlon Sports)

The Bill Dooley I Got to Know

Bill Dooley didn't hit the ground running at North Carolina in 1967. Instead he found a friend with a single engine plane that could carry him from the small airport north of Chapel Hill to wherever there was a promising player who might help the Tar Heels win games. (Winston-Salem Journal)

Kenan Stadium Receiving LED Boards Upgrade

The University of North Carolina is set to install new LED ribbon boards at Kenan Stadium ahead of the home opener against James Madison on Sept. 17. The upgrade, which will cost approximately $2.9 million, started out as a maintenance project, according to Mike Bunting, UNC's assistant athletic director for facility planning and management. (Inside Carolina)

In memoriam: Bill Dooley left lasting imprint on ACC football

There are certainly more famous coaches than Bill Dooley in ACC football history, but none who touched three separate schools and thus the lives of countless young football players in two different states. Dooley coached a total of 26 seasons for North Carolina, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest, helping all three Atlantic Coast programs rise to prominence. (Today's U)

Extra Points: Made Man

Nazair Jones is a junior defensive tackle on the Tar Heel football team with immense size, strength and athleticism. But most remarkable is his poise, maturity and wherewithal for 21 years old. Jones has not yet earned a college diploma or cashed in as he might do one day to the riches of the NFL. But he already understands the concept of giving back. (GoHeels.com)

Georgia's leading returning tackler to transfer

Projected starting middle linebacker, Tim Kimbrough, won’t be playing for Georgia (UNC's opening-week opponent) in 2016. Georgia coach Kirby Smart issued a statement Thursday that said it was a mutual decision between the linebacker and himself. Kimbrough started seven games for the Bulldogs in 2015 and was the team’s leading returning tackler. (Yahoo! Sports)

Predicting the ACC's Biggest Football Upsets in 2016

6. Virginia over North Carolina, Oct. 22: The Tar Heels return almost everyone from last season's Coastal Division champion squad, but quarterback Mitch Trubisky will be a first-year starter. By the time this game rolls around, he should be comfortable running the offense, but Bronco Mendenhall may have enough talent on hand to pull off a signature win. (Athlon Sports)

Jalen Dalton Q&A

UNC defensive lineman Jalen Dalton got his first live reps of college football roughly midway through last season against Wake Forest. He never looked back. Since, Dalton has grown to 290 + pounds, filling out his 6-6 frame. This has allowed the true sophomore to now move inside as a three-technique defensive tackle alongside nose tackle Nazair Jones. (Carolina Blue)

UNC football should continue rivalry game success

North Carolina football has steadily improved each year under Larry Fedora. With more wins and national spotlight comes bigger and loftier expectations. Still, among all that development and hope for national relevance, Tar Heels everywhere continue to have two other important demands: beat hated rivals Duke and NC State. (Tar Heel Blog)

UNC DT Jalen Dalton All Grown Up

This time a year ago, the word leaking out of North Carolina’s training camp was that heralded defensive line recruit Jalen Dalton was not ready for the college game. Now he’s in the process of locking down a starting role at defensive tackle. (Inside Carolina)

Bruce Carter Adding Speed to Jets Defense

General manager Mike Maccagnan and head coach Todd Bowles wanted a faster defense in 2016 and linebacker Bruce Carter fits the mold. “The game has changed to more of a passing game,” Carter said. "You have to have guys who can go out there and cover, run, be fast, blitz, get sacks and do everything. That’s what I really bring." (New York Jets)

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Football Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 14
Virginia: 20
Sat, Oct 14 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC @ Virginia Tech
Sat, Oct 21, 3:30 ET ESPN2 Tickets

UNC vs. Miami
Sat, Oct 28, 12:00 ET ABC/ESPN/2 Tickets

UNC @ Pittsburgh
Thu, Nov 9, 7:30 ET ESPN Tickets

Full UNC Football Schedule

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ACC Football Scoreboard
at Florida State0
Saturday 12:00 PM

at Duke0
Saturday 12:20 PM

Boston College0
at Virginia0
Saturday 12:30 PM

at #7 Miami0
Saturday 3:30 PM

North Carolina0
at #14 Virginia Tech0
Saturday 3:30 PM

Wake Forest0
at Georgia Tech0
Saturday 7:30 PM

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ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
(8) Miami3-05-0
Georgia Tech2-13-2
(14) Virginia Tech1-15-1
North Carolina0-41-6

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(16) NC State4-06-1
(7) Clemson4-16-1
Florida State2-22-3
Wake Forest1-24-2
Boston College1-33-4

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