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UNC Depth Chart Analysis - Offense

On Monday, UNC released their week-one depth chart. This was the first glimpse of the depth chart since before preseason camp started. What stands out is that Tommy Hatton and R.J. Prince were give the "OR" treatment at first team right guard. A source told CarolinaBlue on Monday that Hatton will get the start, but Prince will play. (Carolina Blue)

ICTV: UNC QB Mitch Trubisky Ready to Start Strong

Mitch Trubisky has worked and waited for three years to start his first college football game, and Saturday is finally the day. After a defeat in the 2015 season opener to South Carolina, he says the Tar Heels have learned from the past are more confident and prepared this time around. Watch the junior quarterback's entire game week press conference. (Inside Carolina)

Georgia’s Greyson Lambert seen taking snaps with first team

Over the past two weeks of Georgia practices, the freshman signal caller in Jacob Eason was typically said to be found with the first team. It was even known that Eason had been told he would play the entire Bulldogs’ season-opener. On Monday, however, it was Greyson Lambert, who started 12 games last year, who took first team reps in practice. (Saturday Down South)

Georgia's Nick Chubb 'feels great' heading into UNC matchup

Georgia running back Nick Chubb has been cleared to play in the 18th-ranked Bulldogs' season opener against No. 22 North Carolina at the Georgia Dome on Saturday. "He's been cleared," coach Kirby Smart said Monday. Chubb has been ahead of his rehab schedule for months since he damaged several knee ligaments on his first carry against Tennessee in October. (ESPN.com)

Tar Heel Greats To Join THSN Football Broadcasts In 2016

Former North Carolina football standouts William Henderson and Brian Simmons will join play-by-play voice Jones Angell and sideline reporter Lee Pace as analysts on Tar Heel Sports Network football broadcasts in 2016. Former Tar Heel Jeff Saturday will return to the THSN broadcasts as a pregame contributor. (GoHeels.com)

UNC will miss top WR for first half of season opener

Senior receiver Mack Hollins must sit out the first half due to a penalty he committed in the Tar Heels' Russell Athletic Bowl loss. More of a mystery for the Tar Heels is the status of junior defensive end Dajaun Drennon. Drennon was not listed on the pre-game depth chart released by UNC on Monday and Larry Fedora would not comment when asked about his status. (Fayetteville Observer)

Video: UNC vs Georgia Matchup Kicks Off Tar Heel Season

The North Carolina Tar Heels open their 2016 season in Atlanta against Georgia in the Chick-fil-a Classic. Larry Fedora and Des Lawrence discuss the excitement surrounding the matchup and the stature of the game for the Tar Heels. Read More...

UNC Speculating on Georgia Schemes

The first thing Larry Fedora and his coaching staff scouts when preparing for an opponent is personnel. In Georgia’s case, the roster is deep, experienced and talented. Each of the Bulldogs’ past five recruiting classes have ranked top-15 nationally, three of which were top-10 quality. “They’ve got players,” Fedora said on Monday. (Inside Carolina)

Source: Tommy Hatton to start at right guard

Redshirt freshman Tommy Hatton will be the starter at right guard for UNC, a source told CarolinaBlue on Monday. The depth chart that UNC released to the media on Monday read: "Tommy Hatton OR junior R.J. Prince". While Hatton will get the start, the same source said that Prince will play on Saturday in Carolina's season opener against Georgia. (Carolina Blue)

Game Week Storylines: UNC vs. Georgia

Game week is finally here. Late Saturday afternoon the North Carolina Tar Heels will take on the Georgia Bulldogs inside the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. While training camp has been relatively quiet (a wealth of returning starters left few questions) some interesting storylines still linger. (Carolina Blue)

In defense of Larry Fedora and the Tim Beckman situation

It was an interesting week for UNC and its football program. Just when it looked like fans could make it through the preseason without any notable distractions, word spread that Tim Beckman had joined the Tar Heel football staff as a volunteer assistant. The former Illinois head football coach who was found to have fostered a less than ideal collegiate athletic culture, created quite the distraction. (Tar Heel Blog)

Extra Points: Mirror Images

Tar Heels and Bulldogs, UNC and UGa, Chapel Hill and Athens—mirror images in so many ways. Both are flagship institutions of vibrant southern states, each bathed in tradition, ambiance and leafy quads. Both claim to be the oldest public university in the nation, and both are right, depending on which yardstick you use. (GoHeels.com)

Bryn Renner says goodbye to coaching and hello to Steelers

Bryn Renner thought he had started his life’s work as the first-year quarterback coach at Austin Peay. He had been released by San Diego on May 17 and drew no interest as a free agent. Austin Peay head coach Will Healy was agreeable to let Renner leave if he had another NFL opportunity. When the Steelers called, Renner decided to transition from coach to player. (Today's Pigskin)

Four things for Georgia to beware of from North Carolina

Last year, in another rare matchup with an SEC team, the Tar Heels lost a close one to South Carolina. And the sting of that one hasn’t worn off. “We don’t want to blow it, that’s as blunt as I can be,” North Carolina receiver Ryan Switzer said during the preseason ACC Football Kickoff. (Dawg Nation)

Georgia opens as favorites against UNC

On Saturday, September 3rd at 5:30 PM the North Carolina Tar Heels will take on the Georgia Bulldogs. On Sunday the opening betting lines were announced for this weekend's upcoming games. Georgia is favored by three points over UNC. The over/under is set at 56. (Carolina Blue)

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Football Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 21
NC State: 33
Sat, Nov 25 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC @ California
Sat, Sep 1, TBD

UNC @ East Carolina
Sat, Sep 8, TBD

UNC vs. UCF
Sat, Sep 15, TBD

Full UNC Football Schedule

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ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
(13) Miami7-210-3
(24) Virginia Tech5-39-4
Georgia Tech4-45-6
Pittsburgh3-55-7
Virginia3-56-7
Duke3-57-6
North Carolina1-73-9

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(4) Clemson8-112-2
(23) NC State6-29-4
Wake Forest4-48-5
Boston College4-47-6
Louisville4-48-5
Florida State3-57-6
Syracuse2-64-8


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