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Former UNC football player Michael McAdoo sues University over academic issues

Former University of North Carolina football player Michael McAdoo filed a federal class action alleging the university failed to provide him and others with the education they were promised in return for playing for the school. McAdoo -- not to be confused with James Michael McAdoo, the former UNC basketball player -- and other students took so-called "paper classes" in the African and Afro-American Studies Department (AFAM) at UNC's Chapel Hill campus. (Courthouse News Service)

Cayson Collins Emerging for UNC

Cayson Collins’ recent emergence at weakside linebacker is actually rooted in a designed plan that began with the freshman starting the season opener against Liberty on the kickoff coverage team. Collins started the season as the third-team backer at Will, but as September turned to October, his playing time increased on defense. (Inside Carolina)

Conversation with Ryan Switzer

With three regular season games left in the 2014 season, Ryan Switzer sat down with Inside Carolina and gave insight into his sophomore campaign, the mood in the locker room and the players' relationships with the coaching staff. Going back to the beginning, why did you choose to play football at North Carolina? (Inside Carolina)

Jeff Saturday to speak at Kenan-Flagler Business School

Jeff Saturday, (BSBA ’97), former NFL player with Indianapolis Colts, current analyst with ESPN, will deliver a Dean's Speaker lecture. Jeff Saturday has traveled a unique road to Pro-Bowl/All-Pro success in the National Football League. His combination of leadership and teamwork has built a winning framework for the Indianapolis Colts and Green Bay Packers resulting in a Super Bowl win and many personal awards. (Kenan-Flagler Business School)

Happy Birthday, Rameses!

He saw Gio’s punt return. He saw Connor’s kick. He saw Dre’ Bly and Julius Peppers, Chris Keldorf and T.J. Yates, LT, Charlie Justice, Chris Hanburger and William Fuller. He’s been a constant on the sideline at Kenan Stadium. Saturday marks the 90th birthday of Carolina’s beloved ram mascot, Rameses. With a team called the Tar Heels, it might seem strange that a ram is Carolina’s mascot. (GoHeels.com)

Video: UNC Football Invite a Professor to Practice Day

More than 30 UNC faculty members attended Larry Fedora's 'Invite a Professor to Practice Day' which included a 'chalk talk' session, academic round-table meeting and dinner with the team. View Video...

Carolina Rundown: November 7

The Celtics want to find a bigger role for Tyler Zeller. Danny Green had a rough shooting night but still scored ten for the Spurs. Six points and three boards for Brandan Wright. UNC field hockey had an exciting overtime win over Duke in the ACC quarterfinals. Jamie Loeb and Caroline Price are still alive at the USTA National Indoors. (GoHeels.com)

UNC's defense running out of time to show progress

North Carolina's defense is still trying to solve the same defensive problems, from poor tackling to missed assignments that lead to big plays. Barring an unlikely turnaround, the Tar Heels will have to play through and overcome that unit's struggles in their final three games as they try to return to bowl eligibility. (Associated Press)

New Perspectives at Invite a Professor to Practice Day

“It feels a little bit like organized chaos,” said Chip Snively, a professor at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, who attending football practice Wednesday. “Everybody seems to know where they need to be and what they need to do.” Snively and more than 30 faculty members were in attendance as part of ‘Invite a Professor to Practice Day.’ (GoHeels.com)

Tar Heels Using Off Week To Prep For Stretch Run

For the North Carolina football team, its second bye week of the year is about making progress and getting players healthy and rested. Head coach Larry Fedora wants to make sure that the Tar Heels are using this extra time to work hard, but also catch their breath after a long and tough middle part of the season. (GoHeels.com)

Larry Fedora Radio Show Quotes

Larry Fedora Reflecting on the Miami Loss: “It was a tough day. There was not much good that came out of it in any phase and anything we did. We knew going into the game, the week before they’d played Virginia Tech at their place and did a tremendous job and really ran away with the game, and we knew they were playing really well." (Inside Carolina)

Football players shed light on student-athlete experience, bring professors to practice

As practice wound down for the North Carolina football team Wednesday afternoon, the energy level of the players was noticeably higher than usual. In the middle of a bye week, it could have been the product of lighter practices, or it could have been the fact that professors were in attendance, watching their students in a completely different environment. (Daily Tar Heel)

Carolina Rundown: November 6

Bruce Carter is frustrated with his playing time in Dallas. The Bengals play tonight, but Gio is doubtful. Hakeem Nicks had his best game of the season against the Giants, and was pleased to get a win over his old team. Thirteen points and nine assists for Ty Lawson. Harrison Barnes had 10 points and seven rebounds. Danny Green also had 10 and seven. (GoHeels.com)

Video: Wednesday Football Post Practice Interviews

Larry Fedora and Cayson Collins discuss potential changes in the kicking game, intensity at practice, and improving tackling after practice on November 5, 2014. View Video...

Schematic Adjustments Possible on Defense

Vic Koenning’s 4-2-5 defense is designed for versatility in the ever-evolving offensive world of college football. Teams rolling out the beef on offense, however, may force UNC to change its approach. Missed tackles and not fitting gaps properly have plagued UNC's ability to stop the run all season long. (Inside Carolina)

Football Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 38
Baylor: 49
Tue, Dec 29 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Georgia
Sat, Sep 3, 5:30 ET ESPN

UNC @ Illinois
Sat, Sep 10, 7:30 ET BTN

UNC vs. James Madison
Sat, Sep 17, 3:30 ET RSN

Full UNC Football Schedule

Radio Affiliates

ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
(15) North Carolina8-111-3
Virginia Tech4-47-6
Georgia Tech1-73-9

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(2) Clemson9-014-1
(14) Florida State6-210-3
NC State3-57-6
Wake Forest1-73-9
Boston College0-83-9

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