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Spring Practice In Charlotte Set For March 28

UNC will hold the first of two out-of-town football scrimmages on Friday, March 28, at 7 p.m. at Ardrey Kell High School in Charlotte. The event is free and open to the public. "This is an opportunity for the fans in the Charlotte area to come out and get their first glimpse of the 2014 Tar Heels," said head coach Larry Fedora. "Charlotte is an important area for us. (GoHeels.com)

UNC offensive line a work in progress

The Tar Heels are cobbling together an offensive line with just a handful of bodies, many of whom have virtually no gameday experience. “It’s tough,” Larry Fedora said. “Some tackles are playing in at the guard position and it’s making it tough. It’s not their normal position. The continuity of those five guys up front is pretty chaotic right now.” The left tackle spot is perhaps the most glaring vacancy. (ESPN.com)

Fedora Instilling Competitive Nature in UNC Spring Practice

Larry Fedora says nearly all the starting positions are up for grabs. He wants his players to earn their starting spots. And that applies to the battle between Marquise Williams and Mitch Trubisky for the leading quarterback position. "They’re both competing. They’re both getting a lot of reps. They’re both getting after it. They’re helping each other and trying to make us better." (Chapelboro.com)

Video: Mitch Trubisky Interview

The quarterback talks about competing for the starting spot, lessons he learned during his redshirt year, and what he needs to do to prove he's a starter. (Inside Carolina)

Video: Catching up with Ryan Taylor

Former UNC tight end and current Green Bay Packer Ryan Taylor spoke with GoHeelsTV's Nelson Hurst during a return visit to Chapel Hill. View Video...

Turner's Take: Golden Receivers

The Tar Heel passing game took a hit with Eric Ebron decided to take his game to the NFL, but this young but talented group looks ready to fill the void. Many of the Tar Heel wideouts spent the period between the end of the Belk Bowl and the beginning of spring practice working on their route running, attempting to nail the playbook so that they can be where their quarterback expects them to be. (GoHeels.com)

Student-Athletes' Outreach Hours Top Last Year's Total

While representing the University of North Carolina in intercollegiate competition, UNC teams all focus on different numbers: goals scored, assists given, averages raised, rebounds grabbed, routines nailed, PRs run, distances covered. But here’s one impressive number on which they all worked together: 2176. (GoHeels.com)

Video: Ryan Switzer Post-Practice Interview

North Carolina PR/WR Ryan Switzer talks with ESPN about the Tar Heels' work at spring practice and ongoing QB competition following practice Wednesday. (ESPN.com)

Confident Tar Heels QB assumes more control

It’s almost as if Marquise Williams has said “All aboard.” The North Carolina quarterback entered spring drills with a confident approach that he says is necessary. “I’m in the driver’s seat,” Williams said after Wednesday’s practice. “I have to think (that way). I’m in the driver’s seat and the other guys are the passengers.” (Burlington Times News)

T.J. Logan Leans on Experience

After showing signs of prominence in the backfield as a true freshman, T.J. Logan expects to expand his role in the rushing attack alongside a committee of capable Tar Heel ball carriers in 2014. Logan overcame a knee injury in his first season at North Carolina and finished his freshman campaign with 456 rushing yards and four touchdowns. (Inside Carolina)

Video: Larry Fedora, Players Wednesday Post-Practice Interviews

Larry Fedora, T.J. Logan, Marquise Williams and Mitch Trubisky speak to the media about the progress made so far after the Tar Heels' third spring practice. View Video...

Eric Ebron will be at NFL Draft, has at least four visits lined up

Eric Ebron said that he’ll be at Radio City Music Hall for the NFL Draft on the evening of May 8. He’d love to play for the Giants. Ebron said everyone in his family roots for the Giants — except his mother, who’s a Cowboys fan. She may eventually expand her fan base to include the Bills, Lions, Ravens, or Panthers. Ebron said that he’ll visit all four of those teams in April. (NBC Sports)

Records Falling Around Switzer

Ryan Switzer tied the NCAA record for punt returns for touchdown with five during his freshman campaign last fall. There is no contentment, however, in those accolades. There are more records to break. There have been 16 players nationally that have returned five punts or more for touchdown in their college careers this millennium. Switzer only needed a span of five games to reach that threshold. (Inside Carolina)

The ACC's Top 25 Players of the BCS Era

1. Julius Peppers, DE, North Carolina (1999-01) Few players have ever been able to match Peppers' freakish quickness and size. As a two-sport star in Chapel Hill, Peppers was a freshman All-American in 1999 before leading the nation in sacks (15.0) as a sophomore. He capped his junior season as a consensus All-American and by winning Lombardi, Bednarik and Willis Trophy honors. (Athlon Sports)

Marquise Williams attends George Whitfield's spring break QB camp

Every player who gave up his vacation for a week of quarterback boot camp needed something different. North Carolina's Marquise Williams wanted an overall mechanical assessment that would help him target individual issues between now and the start of a promising season in which he will likely take over for departed starter Bryn Renner. (Sports Illustrated)

Football Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 38
Georgia Tech: 31
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Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Wake Forest
Sat, Oct 17, 7:00 ET RSN Tickets

UNC vs. Virginia
Sat, Oct 24, TBD Tickets

UNC @ Pittsburgh
Thu, Oct 29, 7:00 ET ESPN Tickets

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