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ACC Football Week 6 Power Rankings

4. North Carolina Tar Heels (4-1, 1-0). UNC had a bye after a comeback win at Georgia Tech last week, with rival Duke passing the Heels on Saturday. No matter, as UNC has the chance to make it five in a row Saturday when it hosts this year’s crossover Atlantic opponent, Wake Forest. (ESPN.com)

Bucs’ Barth Back To Prove He’s Still Got It

If there’s any bitterness about past dismissals, Connor Barth didn’t let on Wednesday afternoon. The Bucs’ most-accurate field goal kicker in franchise history is just happy to be back on an NFL roster and preparing for Sundays again after spending the end of last season with the Denver Broncos. (Pewter Report)

Why the Return of Connor Barth to Tampa Bay Just Feels Right

Do you remember when some of your favorite characters came back to your favorite TV shows? Like when Michael Scott returned to the Office for the series finale? Or when Luke returned to General Hospital? I'm in no way stating I like General Hospital, but the point is this: Connor Barth returning to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is a good thing. (Bucs Nation)

Chris Keldorf Helping Athletes Maximize Potential

Former UNC quarterback Chris Keldorf joined Fusionetics six months ago as the senior vice president of elite sports. He works on the business development and sales side of the company, building relationships with the athletic training and medical staffs at organizations like UNC, Notre Dame, Texas Rangers, Chicago Bulls, Philadelphia Flyers, the UFC and youth athletic organizations. (Inside Carolina)

UNC Football Rallies to Support the ‘Save the Fox’ Campaign

The UNC football team is joining in on the “Save the Fox” campaign aimed at helping Superior Court Judge Carl Fox. Fox is a UNC alumnus who was diagnosed in April with cancer where the bone marrow fails to make enough healthy blood cells. (Chapelboro.com)

UNC Safety Donnie Miles Playing Physical Football

Donnie Miles has emerged as the Tar Heels’ leading tackler through five games this season, tallying 42 tackles to go along with a tackle for loss and a pair of pass breakups. The 5-foot-11, 210-pounder has adjusted seamlessly from the Ram position he played in 2014 to safety, due to his familiarity with the position. (Inside Carolina)

Video: Marquise Williams is Running Into The Record Book

North Carolina senior quarterback Marquise Williams' passing and running has led the Tar Heels to 4 straight victories. View Video...

Junior Gnonkonde not one to give up on

In just four years, Junior Gnonkonde has gone from being rejected by his dream school to becoming an impact player on the North Carolina defense. And while his football career is still in its early stages, he has already proven to some, including Georgia Tech, that he is not a player to give up on. (Daily Tar Heel)

No days off for UNC student-athletes

After his 8 AM class, Shakeel Rashad snags breakfast at Kenan Stadium, works on his online class for an hour and watches film for an hour and 15 minutes before heading to the weight room. From 12:45 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., he works out, then goes to get taped for practice before team meetings start at 2:10 p.m. Several different meetings run until 3:40 p.m. Then he has 25 minutes to get dressed and head to practice at 4:05 p.m. (Daily Tar Heel)

Diminishing role could impact Quinton Coples' future with Jets

When the New York Jets return to action next Sunday against the Washington Redskins, one of the players to watch is outside linebacker Quinton Coples, whose role appears to be shrinking. Yes, Coples made the trip last week to London, although it was sometimes hard to tell during the actual game. He played only 15 snaps in the win over the Miami Dolphins. (ESPN.com)

UNC's defense has turned the corner under Gene Chizik

With largely the same talent pool that made up one of the nation’s worst defenses a year ago, new North Carolina defensive coordinator Gene Chizik is finding instant success in 2015 with a group willing to work together. The message, he told them before the season, is that 11 good players doing their job are far more effective than one great player doing his. (ESPN.com)

Marquise Williams On Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Top 15 List

The initial Top 30 Watch List for the 2015 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award has been reduced to 15 of the country’s top college quarterbacks, and North Carolina's Marquise Williams is one of the remaining candidates for the prestigious award presented at the end of each season to the nation’s top college quarterback. (GoHeels.com)

UNC getting a first down on 87.5% of their drives

The fact that the North Carolina football team is getting a first down on 87.5% of their drives this season against FBS competition is a clear indicator of longer drives and fewer three and outs. A lot of this can be contributed to an improved Tar Heel running game behind an experience offensive line which has lived up to expectations this season. (Carolina Blue)

Problems At Punter For UNC

North Carolina coach Larry Fedora met with the media following Wednesday's practice and one of the primary topics was the issue he's dealing with at punter. The Tar Heels have used two punters so far, and while the battle remains between just them at this time, stability certainly isn't a word that's synonymous with the position right now. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

UNC football looks to avoid bye week complacency

Heading into its bye week, the North Carolina football team seemingly can't lose. One week removed from exercising its road demons with a historic comeback in Atlanta, UNC enters the break with a four-game winning streak and no challenger on this weekend's slate. But this week, the Tar Heels will face their toughest opponent yet – complacency. (Daily Tar Heel)

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

Radio Affiliates

ACC Football Scoreboard
at Virginia Tech35
Live scores provided via data feed and may be delayed by a couple of minutes

ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
(22) Virginia Tech6-39-4
North Carolina5-38-4
(23) Pittsburgh5-38-4
Georgia Tech4-48-4

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

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