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Bunting on Bill Dooley: ‘He changed the landscape in the ACC’

Former UNC football coach John Bunting joined The David Glenn Show on Wednesday to discuss the legacy of Bill Dooley. A college coach for 36 years, Dooley’s career included head-coaching stops at North Carolina, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest. He passed away this week at the age of 82. Bunting, who played for Dooley in college from 1969-71, stated that his former coach revolutionized recruiting the ACC. (ACC Sports Journal)

UNC's Tyler Powell Filling Void at Defensive End

Tyler Powell’s versatility along UNC's defensive line is proving to be beneficial 10 days into training camp. Much of the defensive line talk during August has centered on the interior talent, starting with projected starters Nazair Jones and Jalen Dalton and filtering down through players such as Robert Dinkins, Jeremiah Clarke, Aaron Crawford and Marlon Dunlap. (Inside Carolina)

Video: Derrick Fenner Overcomes Injustice, Gives Back To Community

Derrick Fenner, former UNC running back, was accused of murder while a student in Chapel Hill. Fenner tells the story about his undeserved prison sentence and eventual exoneration and how he's used that experience to help mentor local kids. View Video...

UNC Football Hosts Chapel Hill Police for the Day

Practicing in Kenan Stadium on Monday for the first time during this year’s training camp, the UNC football team welcomed a group of about 70 Chapel Hill police officers and their families to watch the proceedings. Afterwards, the team sat down with their guests for lunch in an effort to create discussion around one of today’s most pressing social issues. (Chapelboro.com)

Experience Abounds Up Front for UNC Offensive Line

North Carolina’s offensive line is four years in the making. Fifth-year seniors Jon Heck (right tackle) and Caleb Peterson (left guard) arrived at UNC in 2012, and were followed a year later by center Lucas Crowley. Since then, the trio of seniors have started a combined total of 102 games and their relationships have extend beyond that of teammates. (Inside Carolina)

A side of Bill Dooley few got to see

The stories started coming in from all over the state, and they identified him the same way. Bill Dooley, the football coach at North Carolina. But he was so much more than that, a larger-than-life figure who changed the landscape of sports in this state, not only coaching for 11 seasons at Carolina but later at Virginia Tech and then Wake Forest. (Greensboro News & Record)

ESPN's ACC Football Preseason Power Rankings

4. North Carolina: There doesn’t seem to be much concern regarding new starting quarterback Mitch Trubisky. But the rush defense still looks to be an issue, and that could cost the Tar Heels early with games against Georgia, Pitt and Florida State within the first five weeks. (ESPN.com)

M.J. Stewart Q&A (Part 1)

CarolinaBlue spoke with UNC junior cornerback M.J. Stewart. Stewart discussed defensive leaders, the new standard for UNC, and the defense being overlooked. Who are the big vocal leaders on this defense? "I don't think its just one guy. I think its multiple guys. Donnie Miles is big. Dominquie Green, Nazair Jones. Even Andre Smith and Des." (Carolina Blue)

ICTV: Mitch Trubisky Interview

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 back-up duty. In 2016 he is looking for much more as the starter. The Mentor, Ohio native shared his thoughts with Inside Carolina following practice. (Inside Carolina)

College football: All that offense excites Tar Heels

Depth on offense could be seen as a luxury for UNC’s football team. Finding the best ways to make use of those skill players is something the Tar Heels are sorting out during the preseason. There will be a new starting quarterback in Mitch Trubisky, but there shouldn’t be a drop-off after the departure of Marquise Williams. (Burlington Times News)

Bug Howard talks WRs to watch

UNC wide receiver Bug Howard is one of three assumed senior starters who will catch the majority of passes for the Tar Heels in 2016. A 6-4 freak of an athlete from Georgia, Howard was the fourth-leading receiver for Carolina in 2015 with 29 catches for 488 yards and four touchdowns. (Carolina Blue)

Vince Dooley remembers brother, former UNC coach Bill Dooley

Family, friends, and former players and coaches paid their respects Saturday morning at former UNC Coach Bill Dooley’s funeral. Dooley spent time coaching for North Carolina, Wake Forest and Virginia Tech. His funeral mass was held at the Basilica Shrine of St. Mary in Wilmington. (WWAY)

Coffee Table Book On Kenan Stadium Released

Football in a Forest—The Life and Times of Kenan Memorial Stadium was conceived, authored, edited and published by Chapel Hill writer and broadcaster Lee Pace, a 1979 UNC graduate with long ties to the Tar Heel football program. Pace tells the story of the stadium from its inception in the mid-1920s and opening in 1927 through modern times. (GoHeels.com)

ICTV: Donnie Miles Interview

Miami, Florida native Donnie Miles started all 13 games at safety for North Carolina in 2015 and finished the season with 128 tackles including 22 total (11 solo) in the Russell Athletic Bowl against Baylor. He made 2015 All-ACC Honorable Mention (ACSMA). Miles shared his thoughts following practice. (Inside Carolina)

Video: Marquise Williams - 'It was a great time'

Hear from rookie QB Marquise Williams as he spoke to the media following Friday's game against the Browns. (Green Bay Packers)

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