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Tar Heels Finish 4th in Directors Cup
The University of North Carolina's runner-up finish at the College Baseball World Series clinched fourth place for the Tar Heels in the 2006 NACDA Directors...

ACC Comes Out as Beneficiary in Playoff Format
When the SEC and Big 12 announced their Champions Bowl, hysteria reigned, as four conferences (those two plus the Big 10 and Pac-12) had pulled...

Darian Durant gunning for a big year in CFL
Darian Durant, 2012 version, could prove to be more dangerous than some of Mosaic Stadium’s north-end seats. After all, the Saskatchewan Roughriders quarterback vows to...

UNC football alum, South Carolina AD Eric Hyman to become AD at Texas A&M
Texas A&M has tabbed South Carolina's Eric Hyman as its new athletic director, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. Hyman, a former...

Checking in with UNC RB Giovani Bernard
Giovani Bernard is arguably the top running back returning in the ACC this fall. As a freshman last year, he finished third in the ACC...

Big 12 interim commissioner Chuck Neinas: Notre Dame the only school that would add TV value
Notre Dame in the Big 12? Don't shrug it off too quickly. It's been assumed the conference has looked into adding the Irish. Now there's...

Ranking The NFL's Best Back-Up Quarterbacks
2. T.J. Yates, Houston Texans: The UNC product showed in just a handful of games that he likely has what it takes to one day...

Swofford, the ACC, and Playoffs
In an interview with ESPN moments after the announcement, ACC Commissioner John Swofford expressed satisfaction with the new playoff format. "I think the first thing...

ACC RB Rankings: Gio Bernard leads the field
If North Carolina's coaches hadn't been so cautious using Giovanni Bernard at the outset of last season, his numbers would have been significantly more impressive...

Tar Heels 8th In Final Directors' Cup Standings
Led by the men's soccer national championship and field hockey's second consecutive national runner-up finish, UNC placed eighth in the final Learfield Sports Directors' Cup...

BCS presidents approve four-team major college playoff
The long, slow march toward a major college football playoff is over. It has been approved. Conference commissioners met with an oversight committee of university...

Davis walks on, ads cause stir
Drew Davis, son of former North Carolina coach Butch Davis and quarterback at East Chapel Hill High, will be a "preferred walk-on" with the Tar...

Drew Davis enrolls at UNC, will attempt to play
There may be a Davis roaming the football sidelines at North Carolina this coming season after all. UNC coach Larry Fedora said in a phone...

ACC Football 2012 All-Conference Team
The 2012 college football season is just around the corner, and Athlon continues its countdown to kickoff with a look at our first, second and...

UNC just can’t turn page on Butch Davis
It’s easy to understand why Drew Davis would want to walk on the UNC football team. Although he followed his father all over the country,...

Why Drew Davis, son of Butch, went to UNC
Drew Davis has arrived at the school where everything went wrong for his father. The NCAA didn’t charge Butch Davis with a violation, and he...

Son Of Ex-UNC Coach Now A Walk-On For Tar Heels
Drew Davis wanted to play football at North Carolina for his father, Butch Davis. He’ll get the chance to accomplish at least part of that...

Drew Davis, son of Butch Davis, to play football at UNC
Eleven months after Butch Davis was dismissed as the school’s head football coach, his son, Drew, has enrolled at North Carolina and will be a...

T.J. Yates, Tyler Hansbrough pitch in at Carolina Kids Classic
After constant battles to protect his starting position at North Carolina, T.J. Yates may have been an unlikely choice to become the first former Tar...

Tar Heel Sports Legends Raise Money In Carolina Kids Classic
Notable Tar Heels including Roy Williams, T.J. Yates, Tyler Hansbrough, and Woody Durham hit the links Thursday to raise money for children’s charities in the...

Football Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 39
Cincinnati: 17
Sat, Dec 28 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Liberty
Sat, Aug 30 TBD Tickets

UNC vs. San Diego State
Sat, Sep 6 TBD Tickets

UNC @ East Carolina
Sat, Sep 20 TBD

Full UNC Football Schedule

Radio/TV Affiliates (pdf file)

Tar Heels in the NFL
PlayerTeam
Brandon TateCincinnati Bengals
Brennan WilliamsHouston Texans
Bruce CarterDallas Cowboys
Cam ThomasPittsburgh Steelers
Connor BarthTampa Bay Buccaneers
Da'Norris SearcyBuffalo Bills
Dwight JonesNew York Jets
Giovani BernardCincinnati Bengals
Greg LittleCleveland Browns
Greg WarrenPittsburgh Steelers
Hakeem NicksIndianapolis Colts
Jonathan CooperArizona Cardinals
Julius PeppersGreen Bay Packers
Kevin ReddickNew Orleans Saints
Quinton CoplesNew York Jets
Robert QuinnSt. Louis Rams
Ryan TaylorGreen Bay Packers
Sylvester WilliamsDenver Broncos
T.J. YatesHouston Texans
Travis BondCarolina Panthers
Zach BrownTennessee Titans

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