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Former UNC assistant football coach Troy Douglas lands at Iowa State
Iowa State has hired former North Carolina assistant Troy Douglas as its new secondary coach. The 46-year-old Douglas spent the past three seasons with the...

Byrd, Mangum Named To All-ACC Academic Football Team
North Carolina student-athletes Pete Mangum and Curtis Byrd have been named to the 2011 All-ACC Academic Football Team, announced Wednesday. To be eligible for consideration,...

Offseason football spotlight: North Carolina
There will be many more opportunities for the receivers in Larry Fedora’s first season, as his offense will use three or four at the same...

Bubba Cunningham hopes for news from NCAA soon
UNC Athletic director Bubba Cunningham said Wednesday that the NCAA infractions committee is scheduled to meet this week, but he doesn’t know whether the Tar...

ACC spring football preview: There’s plenty of work to be done
UNC spring practice opens March 14; Spring game: April 14; New coach Larry Fedora needs to amp up the offense, and the pieces are in...

Quinton Coples staying humble as NFL Draft day approaches
Former North Carolina defensive end Quinton Coples has a little over two months before he'll become a wealthy man and a key contributor to a...

Butch Davis hired by Tampa Bay Buccaneers
On Monday, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced the addition of Butch Davis to their staff as special assistant to the head coach. Davis, himself a...

Proposed rule would radically change kickoffs
Coaches talk all the time about the importance of special teams, and a new rules proposal made last week could make them more important than...

Family to preserve head of deceased Rameses, “Bam Bam” will be new mascot
The 18th Rameses, a staple to UNC football games, passed away on Thursday night, and the owners are already talking to a taxidermist about stuffing...

Attorney: 'Butch Davis was the logical scapegoat'
Robert Orr, a Raleigh attorney who represented UNC football players Quinton Coples and Devon Ramsay during the school's recent NCAA-related problems, said Friday that the...

Butch Davis could double-dip on compensation
Butch Davis will assume a role as an advisor on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers staff according to multiple news outlets both in the Tampa Bay...

Source: Tampa Bay Buccaneers hire Butch Davis
Butch Davis left the state of Florida to become an NFL head coach. Eleven years later, Davis is returning to the Sunshine State with the...

Meet the new boss: Larry Fedora
Larry Fedora first made his name as an offensive coordinator at Florida under Ron Zook, and later at Oklahoma State under Mike Gundy, where he...

Larry Fedora, North Carolina working smart and hard to meet goals
Larry Fedora's junior day at the Dean Dome netted two commitments for the class of 2013 and generated a buzz in the state. His next...

Former UNC offensive coordinator John Shoop interviewing for Tampa Bay job
A blast from the past is now in the mix to become the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' offensive coordinator. John Shoop is interviewing Wednesday for the...

UNC, State, Wake well-represented at NFL Combine
Of the more than 300 players that have been invited to the NFL’s pre-draft Combine in Indianapolis, 44 are from ACC schools. Among them are...

Did NCAA overstep its bounds with Ohio State? Depends who you ask
Failure to monitor is considered a serious violation. In the NCAA eyes it is perhaps second only to the dreaded "lack of institutional control" designation...

Six Tar Heels to attend NFL Combine
Six former UNC football players will participate in the 2012 NFL Draft Combine to be held February 22-28th at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis...

Hakeem Nicks shares Super Bowl moment with his high school coach
Before New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks was a Super Bowl champion, he was a North Carolina Tar Heel. Before he was a Tar...

Dear NCAA, please hurry...
Dear NCAA, On behalf of ACC fans, schools and media members who have grown weary of writing and reading the title, 'NCAA committee on infractions,'...

Football Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 39
Cincinnati: 17
Sat, Dec 28 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Liberty
Sat, Aug 30 TBD Tickets

UNC vs. San Diego State
Sat, Sep 6 TBD Tickets

UNC @ East Carolina
Sat, Sep 20 TBD Tickets

Full UNC Football Schedule

Radio/TV Affiliates (pdf file)

Tar Heels in the NFL
PlayerTeam
Brandon TateCincinnati Bengals
Brennan WilliamsHouston Texans
Bruce CarterDallas Cowboys
Cam ThomasPittsburgh Steelers
Connor BarthTampa Bay Buccaneers
Da'Norris SearcyBuffalo Bills
Dwight JonesNew York Jets
Giovani BernardCincinnati Bengals
Greg LittleCleveland Browns
Greg WarrenPittsburgh Steelers
Hakeem NicksIndianapolis Colts
Jonathan CooperArizona Cardinals
Julius PeppersGreen Bay Packers
Kevin ReddickNew Orleans Saints
Quinton CoplesNew York Jets
Robert QuinnSt. Louis Rams
Ryan TaylorGreen Bay Packers
Sylvester WilliamsDenver Broncos
T.J. YatesHouston Texans
Travis BondCarolina Panthers
Zach BrownTennessee Titans

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