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Video: UNC Football Press Conference Recap - NC State

Larry Fedora and Norkeithus Otis discuss playing back-to-back rivalry games, the improvement of the offensive and defensive lines, and preparing for NC State in this weekly press conference recap. View Video...

UNC bowl projections

After beating Duke on Thursday night, North Carolina moved to 6-6 (4-4) and snatched bowl eligibility for the second straight year. CarolinaBlue complied a list of potential bowl game destinations and opponents based on the projections of various media outlets. (Carolina Blue)

UNC celebration damages Duke locker room

North Carolina’s players, exuberant over their resounding win over Duke, left damage in the visiting team locker room following Thursday night’s 45-20 Tar Heels win, causing the school to apologize and foot the bill for repairs. According to sources at both schools, light blue spray paint caused “significant” damage to the visiting team locker room in Duke’s Brooks Practice Facility. (Durham Herald-Sun)

Carolina Rundown: November 24

Friday: Danny Green had 18 points. Harrison Barnes had 14 points and 11 rebounds. Saturday: Brandan Wright had 14 points and 11 rebounds. Green had 21 points and seven rebounds. Sunday: Ty Lawson had 18 points and 16 assists. Tar Heels all over this highlight from Sunday, as Ed Davis blocks Lawson, and Wayne Ellington finishes it with an emphatic slam. (GoHeels.com)

Junior Gnonkonde’s Journey

Junior Gnonkonde is driven to seize opportunities that seemed far-fetched when he arrived in the United States six years ago without any knowledge of English or football. Twenty miles northeast of Valdosta, Georgia, and 30 miles from the Florida state line, sits Lakeland, a remote, rural Georgia community with a population of approximately 3,000 residents. (Inside Carolina)

ACC Football Power Rankings: Week 13

6. North Carolina Tar Heels, Record: 6-5 overall, 4-3 conference, Previous ranking: 10; Can you believe UNC is second in the Coastal division? Like last season, the Tar Heels turned it around in the second half. But while the Tar Heels are bowl eligible, they were supposed to be Coastal contenders. Larry Fedora gets credit for turning it around again, though. (ESPN.com)

ACC helmet stickers: Week 13

UNC quarterback Marquise Williams turned in another outstanding game, keying a 45-20 rout of favored rival Duke on Thursday. He completed 18 of 27 passes for 276 yards and two touchdowns, adding 98 rushing yards and two more scores on 21 carries. His 374 total yards gave Williams 3,499 total yards on the season, breaking Bryn Renner's single-season UNC record (3,394). (ESPN.com)

Giovani Bernard won't change running style after injuries

In the past three games that Giovani Bernard has appeared in, the small-in-stature Cincinnati Bengals running back took a series of punishing blows. The culmination of the hits resulted in him missing the past three weeks as he rested hip and clavicle injuries. (ESPN.com)

What we learned in the ACC in Week 13

North Carolina is going bowling: Marquise Williams turned in another phenomenal performance against Duke on Thursday, accounting for four touchdowns in a 45-20 win that eliminated the Blue Devils from the Coastal Division race, returned the Victory Bell to Chapel Hill, and officially made UNC bowl eligible for the second straight season. (ESPN.com)

50 is the New 40

Being a UNC football fan in the Larry Fedora era means the Tar Heel record book is written in pencil, since in just three years, a number of significant offensive records have fallen. UNC games that cross the 40-point and even 50-point threshold are commonplace. However, it’s not just offensive records that are endangered. This season alone a half-dozen records for defensive futility have been set. (Raleigh & Company)

Julius Peppers enjoying life with the Packers

Well into his 13th NFL season and with his third team, Julius Peppers is enjoying life with the Green Bay Packers. "I haven't really had very much to complain about," Peppers said Friday. "I wake up, I'm happy to come to work every day. So that's a good thing. So far, so good." What has Peppers excited and still highly productive at age 34 is being part of a deep and reliable group at outside linebacker. (USA Today)

What Went Right, What Went Wrong Versus Duke

Given how the season has gone, though, this was easily the most complete game the team has played, so finding negatives was a bit more difficult than it usually is....More went right in North Carolina's 45-20 victory at Duke on Thursday night than in any game all season. 

Marquise Williams sets UNC total yards record

In UNC's 45-20 win over Duke on Thursday night, Tar Heel quarterback Marquise Williams set the UNC single-season total offensive yards record. Williams has 3,499 total offense yards this year. He has 726 rushing yards (on 162 carries) and 2773 passing yards (on 234-369 passing, 63.4%). (Carolina Blue)

Logan: Williams carrying UNC to wins, Fedora letting the team play

Steve Logan joined Adam and Joe in studio Friday to discuss the UNC-Duke game from Thursday night and said that North Carolina is getting great performances from their leaders – namely Marquise Williams. “Marquise Williams, minus Jameis Winston, has become the best quarterback in the ACC and it’s not even close,” Logan said. (WRAL Sports Fan)

UNC players, coaches, and recruits react to win

The Bell Returns: See how Tar Heel players, coaches, and recruits reacted after the big win over Duke. (Carolina Blue)

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 Tickets

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

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

Full UNC Football Schedule

Radio Affiliates

ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
(15) North Carolina8-111-3
Pittsburgh6-28-4
Miami5-38-5
Duke4-48-5
Virginia Tech4-47-6
Virginia3-54-8
Georgia Tech1-73-9

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(2) Clemson9-014-1
(14) Florida State6-210-3
Louisville5-38-5
NC State3-57-6
Syracuse2-64-8
Wake Forest1-73-9
Boston College0-83-9

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