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Jon Heck Selected as Candidate for Outland Trophy

With the departure of Landon Turner to the NFL, the UNC offensive line is in need of a new leader. Enter Jon Heck. A member of the All-ACC second team in 2015, Heck was recognized last week as one of 70 players to watch for this year’s Outland Trophy–the award given to the nation’s most outstanding interior lineman. (Chapelboro.com)

NY Jets' Bruce Carter to host free youth camp in Havelock

Bruce Carter, a Havelock native and linebacker with the NFL’s New York Jets, is hosting a free youth football camp on Saturday, July 16 at the Havelock Recreation Center. The camp will run from 9 a.m. to noon, with open registration beginning at 8 a.m. (Havelock News)

Ranking the ACC's running backs

After crunching the numbers, Dalvin Cook remains the top tailback in the ACC entering 2016, and it may not be particularly close. The No. 2 spot clearly belongs to Elijah Hood, whose workload should only grow in 2016. It's hard to know quite what to expect from James Conner, but if he's fully healthy, his 2014 numbers warrant the No. 3 spot on our list. (ESPN.com)

Video: Ryan Switzer on UNC's Summer Football Workouts

North Carolina senior wide receiver Ryan Switzer says that taking the next step this season has already started with the Tar Heels' summer workouts. View Video...

Triangle fans will confront quirky football schedules (again)

Three of the ACC’s most important schools share the same Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill market. It’s an odd geographic mix that creates the strange situations Triangle fans will experience this season. The weekend of Oct. 15, for instance, has NC State playing at Clemson, North Carolina at Miami and Duke at Louisville on Friday, Oct. 14. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Elijah Hood Named Doak Walker Award Candidate

UNC junior tailback Elijah Hood is one of the preseason candidates for the 2016 Doak Walker Award, announced Thursday by the PwC SMU Athletic Forum. The award is presented annually to the nation’s top college running back. A native of Charlotte, N.C., Hood is a punishing runner who ranked among the best in UNC history as a sophomore in 2015. (GoHeels.com)

How Carolina fans can help with the culture Larry Fedora is building

Larry Fedora, going into his fifth year in Chapel Hill, has done a lot to change the culture of the Carolina football program. For as much as Fedora has done to build a culture of winning at UNC, there’s still something that has not changed. The culture, or time-honored tradition, of Carolina fans neglecting to fill the seats in Kenan Stadium every fall. (Tar Heel Blog)

UNC's Top 25 Wins of 2015-16: No. 6

No. 6: No. 11 Carolina 45, North Carolina State 34 - Football, Nov. 29, 2015: One year removed from a 35-7 Senior Day loss that was the low point of a rough stretch run, UNC turned the tables on its old rival. And the Tar Heels had done it in just 15 minutes, thoroughly dominating the Wolfpack at Carter-Finley Stadium on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. (GoHeels.com)

Video: Odd Couple - UNC's Ryan Switzer and Oakland Raiders' Bruce Irvin - Forms Bond

Bruce Irvin and Ryan Switzer come from different backgrounds. Irvin grew up on the streets. Ryan Switzer was raised in the upper-middle class South Hills neighborhood in Charleston. It might not appear as though they have much in common. But they do have football and the sport has brought them together. (WCHS)

UNC Football: Early Opponent Preview Virginia

Virginia's Best Player: RB Taquan Mizzell. Last season, he rushed for 671 yards with 4 touchdowns. He also had 75 receptions for 721 yards and 4 touchdowns. Mizzell is an all-around player. In eight games last season he had over 100 all purpose yards which included a six game streak. If you try to contain Mizzell with the run he will beat you with the pass. (Keeping It Heel)

ACC Kickoff preview: North Carolina

The ACC kicks off its preseason media days next week, which means we’re closing in on fall camp around the league. With that in mind, we’re looking ahead to the biggest questions coaches are likely to field at the ACC Kickoff and predicting the answers we’re likely to hear. Next up, North Carolina coach Larry Fedora. (ESPN.com)

Video: ACC Football Top 5 Quarterback Countdown

In Jeff Fischel's ACC Power Poll, Jeff counts down his top 5 quarterbacks in the ACC heading into the 2016 season. North Carolina's Mitch Trubisky makes the list at No. 4 as he assumes the starting role for the Tar Heels. View Video...

Nick Weiler Nominated For Good Works Team

Allstate and the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) announced nominees for the 2016 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team, one of the most coveted off-field honors in college football. UNC is represented by senior place-kicker Nick Weiler. A Lou Groza Award semifinalist in 2015, Weiler has been one of UNC's most active members of the community. (GoHeels.com)

Mack Hollins Named To Biletnikoff Award Watch List

UNC wide receiver Mack Hollins has been named to the 2016 Biletnikoff Award Preseason Watch List, announced Wednesday by the Tallahassee Quarterback Club (TQC) Foundation, Inc. The Biletnikoff Award annually recognizes the outstanding receiver in college football. Hollins had 30 catches for a team-high 745 yards and eight touchdowns last season. (GoHeels.com)

ICTV: UNC QB Mitch Trubisky Interview (Pt.3)

North Carolina quarterback Mitch Trubisky appeared in nine games in 2015, completing 40 of 47 passes (85.1 percent) for 555 yards and six touchdowns and rushed 16 times for 101 yards and three scores. In segment 3, Trubisky discusses UNC's running backs, receivers, and success. (Inside Carolina)

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Football Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 7
Virginia Tech: 59
Sat, Oct 21 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Miami
Sat, Oct 28, 12:00 ET ABC/ESPN/2 Tickets

UNC @ Pittsburgh
Thu, Nov 9, 7:30 ET ESPN Tickets

UNC vs. Western Carolina
Sat, Nov 18, TBD Tickets

Full UNC Football Schedule

Radio Affiliates

ACC Football Scoreboard
at Florida State28

at Duke17

Boston College41
at Virginia10

at #7 Miami27

North Carolina7
at #14 Virginia Tech59

Wake Forest24
at Georgia Tech38

Scores provided by a third-party and may be delayed by a couple of minutes

ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
(8) Miami4-06-0
Georgia Tech3-14-2
(14) Virginia Tech2-16-1
North Carolina0-51-7

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(16) NC State4-06-1
(7) Clemson4-16-1
Boston College2-34-4
Florida State2-32-4
Wake Forest1-34-3

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