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Chansky’s Notebook: An Undefeated Season?

The football Tar Heels face a one-game season in 2016. The new college football schedules were released this week, and Carolina looks to have a great chance to repeat as Coastal Division champion. The Heels have most of their starters returning on both sides of the ball, and the veteran team will square off against five opponents with new coaches. (Chapelboro.com)

What new TE coach Chad Scott will bring to UNC

It does not hurt to have a coach who is also an alum. Chad Scott will be able to relate to players because he went through the same experiences they are going through. Additionally, Scott will be able to add a personal touch to recruiting. He can talk to prospects and parents based on his own experience at Carolina as a student athlete. (Carolina Blue)

NCHSAA 'very disappointed' UNC will host NC State on a Friday

Friday is no longer reserved for high school football. This fall, North Carolina will host rival North Carolina State in football on a Friday. The game is scheduled for Nov. 25, but the time has not yet been determined. Friday college football games have concerned high school football coaches, athletic directors, and the N.C. High School Athletic Association for years since high school athletic departments largely rely on admission money to fund their programs. (High School OT)

Breakdown and analysis of UNC's 2016 football schedule

When examining a college football schedule, a couple of things are important to note: When is the bye week, when are the road games, when are the toughest match-ups, and which games will decide your team's chances at a championship? The 2016 UNC football schedule was released Tuesday. Here are CarolinaBlue's analysis, breakdown, and take-aways. (Carolina Blue)

2016 ACC Football Schedule: 5 Games That'll Shape Conference Title Race

North Carolina at Florida State, Oct. 1: The Tar Heels plan to remain relevant, despite losing star QB Marquise Williams to graduation. All eyes will be on Mitch Trubisky, Williams’ heir, who’s been waiting patiently for this opportunity to operate Larry Fedora’s offense. He’ll have his hands full with a Nole secondary banking on Derwin James blooming into the new leading man. (Campus Insiders)

Video: 2016 Football Schedule Breakdown with Jones Angell & Lee Pace

With the release of UNC's 2016 football schedule, Jones Angell & Lee Pace lend their initial thoughts to the matchups the Tar Heels will encounter. View Video...

Lucas: Rapid Reactions - 2016 UNC Football Schedule

The opener is going to be a showdown. It received even more added intrigue after the 2015 season, when Mark Richt moved on from Athens, meaning new Georgia coach Kirby Smart will be making a highly anticipated debut. Facing an SEC opponent on the marquee first weekend of college football at the Georgia Dome on national television could be a great way for the Tar Heels to capture some early momentum. (GoHeels.com)

UNC's 5 toughest games in 2016

A few signature games standout for North Carolina's 2016 football schedule: The season opener against Georgia and a midseason matchup against Florida State in Tallahassee. Diving deeper there are some interesting matchups for potentially great games that could make or break the Tar Heels' season. Here are the top five toughest games on UNC's schedule for the 2016 season: (Carolina Blue)

UNC's 2016 Football Schedule Unveiled

A season-opening game vs. Georgia in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff, six home games at Kenan Stadium and a Thursday night road game at Duke highlight the 2016 UNC football schedule, announced Tuesday. Carolina closes the season against NC State at Kenan Stadium on Friday, Nov. 25. It is the first time UNC has played on the Friday after Thanksgiving since a 1995 win over the Wolfpack in Raleigh. (GoHeels.com)

Larry Fedora: 'Our special teams culture is what it takes to be successful'

Do you put your best players on special teams or keep them off to prevent injury? Larry Fedora wants UNC’s top players on special teams — and they want to be there. At the AFCA Convention in San Antonio earlier this month, Fedora told a crowd of coaches that, unless you’re an offensive lineman, quarterback or defensive tackle, you’d better be on kickoff or punt teams. (CoachingSearch.com)

10 Toughest Players to Replace in the ACC in 2016

Marquise Williams, QB, North Carolina: Williams was second team All-ACC behind Clemson star and Heisman Trophy finalist Deshaun Watson after passing for 3,068 yards and running for 948. Tar Heel fans are excited about next year’s projected starter Mitch Trubisky. Trubisky may be great; Williams was great. (Athlon Sports)

Video: Tre Boston interception in NFC Championship

Tre Boston picked off a Carson Palmer pass in the NFC Championship game as the Carolina Panthers advanced to the Super Bowl with a 49-15 win over the Arizona Cardinals. (NFL.com)

Green Bay defensive coordinator confident Julius Peppers can still play at 36

Julius Peppers didn’t look like a soon-to-be 36 year old last weekend, chasing Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer all around University of Phoenix Stadium. He had one sack and a team-high six quarterback hurries, according to Pro Football Focus. Eighteen games into his 14th NFL season, Peppers showed there was plenty of pass-rush burst left. (Packers News)

Two Tar Heels Headed to the Super Bowl

When Super Bowl 50 kicks off on February 7th, two former Tar Heel defensive teammates will be in the mix on opposite sidelines. Nose tackle Sylvester Williams will be making his second appearance in the Super Bowl with the Denver Broncos. On the other side, the 17-1 Carolina Panthers will have safety Tre Boston. Boston is a regular on special teams. (Tar Heel Blog)

Packers LB Julius Peppers selected to the Pro Bowl

Green Bay Packers linebacker Julius Peppers has been added to the Pro Bowl roster, the NFL announced today. He replaces Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller, who is unable to participate due to advancing to the Super Bowl. This is Peppers' ninth trip to the Pro Bowl (2004-06, 2008-12) and first as a member of the Packers. (Green Bay Packers)

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Football Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 23
Stanford: 25
Fri, Dec 30 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Cal
Sat, Sep 2, 12:20 ET ACCN Tickets

UNC vs. Louisville
Sat, Sep 9, 12:00 ET Tickets

UNC @ Old Dominion
Sat, Sep 16, 3:30 ET

Full UNC Football Schedule

Radio Affiliates

ACC Football Scoreboard
Presbyterian College0
at Wake Forest0
Thursday 6:30 PM

Central Connecticut0
at Syracuse0
Friday 7:00 PM

Boston College0
at Northern Illinois0
Friday 9:30 PM

Kent State0
at #5 Clemson0
Saturday 12:00 PM

California0
at North Carolina0
Saturday 12:20 PM

Bethune-Cookman0
at #18 Miami0
Saturday 12:30 PM

Youngstown State0
at Pittsburgh0
Saturday 1:00 PM

NC State0
at South Carolina0
Saturday 3:00 PM

William & Mary0
at Virginia0
Saturday 3:30 PM

North Carolina Central0
at Duke0
Saturday 6:00 PM

#17 Louisville0
at Purdue0
Saturday 7:30 PM

#3 Florida State0
at #1 Alabama0
Saturday 8:00 PM

#20 West Virginia0
at #22 Virginia Tech0
Sunday 7:30 PM

#24 Tennessee0
at Georgia Tech0
Monday 8:00 PM

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ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
(18) Miami0-00-0
(22) Virginia Tech0-00-0
Georgia Tech0-00-0
Pittsburgh0-00-0
North Carolina0-00-0
Virginia0-00-0
Duke0-00-0

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(3) Florida State0-00-0
(5) Clemson0-00-0
(17) Louisville0-00-0
Syracuse0-00-0
Wake Forest0-00-0
Boston College0-00-0
NC State0-00-0


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