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UNC vs. Georgia uniforms are set

The uniform combinations for the Chick fil-a Kickoff between North Carolina and Georgia game are set. UNC will wear Carolina blue tops and white bottoms, while the Bulldogs will wear their standard red tops and gray pants. UNC begins the 2016 season on Saturday, Sept. 3rd against Georgia in Atlanta. The game kicks off at 5:30 PM and can be seen on ESPN. (Carolina Blue)

Beers and stories with Bill Dooley

When he retired from coaching and settled into retirement in Wrightsville Beach, on the North Carolina coast, he originated and developed the Tri-Cities chapter of the National Football Foundation, which one year overtook the Athens-UGA chapter as the No. 1 chapter in the country. That chapter is now known as the “Bill Dooley” chapter. (Online Athens)

SI's 2016 preseason college football Top 25 rankings

22. North Carolina Larry Fedora has high hopes for new starting quarterback Mitch Trubisky, a fourth-year junior who knows the Heels’ offense inside and out. The replacement for the departed Marquise Williams joins returning playmakers like wideout Ryan Switzer, back Elijah Hood and an experienced offensive line from the ACC’s top-scoring unit (40.7 points per game) in 2015. (Sports Illustrated)

UNC's Right Guard Competition 'Fluid'

Redshirt freshman Tommy Hatton joins fourth-year juniors Brad Henson and R.J. Prince as the trio of offensive linemen looking to fill the massive load left by former All-ACC standout Landon Turner. Senior utility lineman John Ferranto had secured the starting spot at right guard coming out of spring ball before suffering a season-ending pectoral tear in July. (Inside Carolina)

Fedora, Tar Heels aim to repeat as ACC division champion

North Carolina coach Larry Fedora spent the past two seasons saying it was time for his Tar Heels to compete for an Atlantic Coast Conference division title. Now that his Tar Heels have won one, the next step is winning an ACC championship and topping a season in which his team matched a program record for wins. "You can't do it every once in a while," Fedora said,. (Associated Press)

Turner's Take: X's, O's And Whys

"If you know the whys," safety Donnie Miles said, "you understand, if I don't hit this gap, how it messes up the defense, how it affects the other person. If I'm not doing my job as a safety, the corner can't use me as his help." That depth of knowledge is essential if North Carolina's defense is to take another step forward in 2016. (GoHeels.com)

How Bill Dooley Rebuilt A Program

Bill Dooley came to Chapel Hill in 1967 and rebuilt a football program that had sputtered since the Charlie Justice teams of the late 1940s. The Tar Heels had been to only one bowl game since 1949 when Dooley arrived on campus. He knew the program was in bad shape when he took the job and he started making changes in a hurry. (GoHeels.com)

Video: UNC Football 2016 Position Breakdowns - Tight Ends

Coach Chad Scott takes us through a handful of Tar Heels that could line up at tight end for North Carolina this season. View Video...

Top College Football Coaches Ever: No. 48 Mack Brown

48. Mack Brown While his career started off slowly, Brown had three 10-win seasons at North Carolina -- after he left, it took 18 years for UNC to finish in the top 25 again -- then immediately coached a Heisman winner, Ricky Williams, at Texas in 1998. (Sports on Earth)

Sleepers no more, North Carolina looks to defense to step up and help it win big

Offensively, UNC is on par with each of their big-name opponents. Quarterback Mitch Trubisky , running back Elijah Hood and wide receiver Ryan Switzer lead a unit that has an experienced line and skill position talent for days. They'll be able to put up points and yards against almost anyone, but can the defense continue to balance its "bend-but-don't break" style? (CBS Sports)

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)

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Football Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 7
Virginia Tech: 59
Sat, Oct 21 Box Score

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

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

UNC vs. Western Carolina
Sat, Nov 18, TBD Tickets

Full UNC Football Schedule

Radio Affiliates

ACC Football Scoreboard
at Florida State28

at Duke17

Boston College41
at Virginia10

at #7 Miami27

North Carolina7
at #14 Virginia Tech59

Wake Forest24
at Georgia Tech38

Scores provided by a third-party and may be delayed by a couple of minutes

ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
(8) Miami4-06-0
Georgia Tech3-14-2
(14) Virginia Tech2-16-1
North Carolina0-51-7

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(16) NC State4-06-1
(7) Clemson4-16-1
Boston College2-34-4
Florida State2-32-4
Wake Forest1-34-3

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