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25 Greatest Defensive Linemen in NFL History

21. Julius Peppers: Peppers is already considered one of the best defensive linemen to ever play in the NFL. He currently has 136 career sacks to rank ninth all-time and needs just five more to move into fifth place.Peppers also has been responsible for 48 forced fumbles, 11 interceptions and countless batted balls during his career. (Athlon Sports)

Video: Blue Dawn Day 6

The Tar Heel football team began the month of March in the early-morning hours preparing for Spring practice and the 2016 season with Day 6 of their annual Blue Dawn workouts. View Video...

Eric Ebron doing some creative training with Lions closely watching his third year

Eric Ebron has done some growing up, recognizing he didn't properly prepare for his rookie season and fell behind. Ebron vowed to return an even better player in Year 3. He has not been available for comment, though a series of Instagram posts suggest he's trying some creative tacts to delivering in this critical third season. (MLive.com)

UNC's Stewart, Hughes admit guilt in October assault

UNC junior cornerback M.J. Stewart and former cornerback Michael Hughes each admitted guilt Monday to an assault charge stemming from an incident at a Franklin Street fraternity house on Oct. 4. Stewart and Hughes have been ordered to split equally $2,406.81 in restitution, complete 100 hours of community service and not commit any crimes for one year. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Video: Blue Dawn Day 5

The Coastal Division champion UNC football team began their "Leap Day" before the sun came up, taking part in Day 5 of their competitive off-season Blue Dawn workouts. View Video...

UNC's Chris Kapilovic Up Close: Offensive Coordinator Transition

When Seth Littrell chose to take the lead job at North Texas, UNC head coach Larry Fedora decided to promote offensive line coach Chris Kapilovic to the offensive coordinator spot. The transition actually isn't that big a change for the man referred to around the Kenan Football Center as "Coach Kap." (Inside Carolina)

ACC's Pre-Spring Top 25 Football Player Rankings for 2016

12. Elijah Hood, RB, North Carolina: Hood was North Carolina’s first 1,000-yard rusher since 2012 by recording 1,463 yards and 17 scores on 219 attempts. He also ranked third among ACC running backs last season by averaging 106.8 rushing yards in conference games. Expect to see Hood even more involved in 2016. (Athlon Sports)

Video: UNC Football 2015 Offense Highlights

The North Carolina offense spent 2015 racking up multiple team and individual records en route to the ACC Coastal Division title. View Video...

Video: UNC Football 2015 Defense Highlights

The 2015 UNC football team won the Coastal Division crown in large part due to tremendous defensive improvement under new Tar Heel defensive coordinator Gene Chizik. View Video...

NFL Scouting Combine: UNC guard Landon Turner still ‘chasing dreams’

Landon Turner, 6-foot-4 and 330 pounds, is projected to be a mid- to late-round pick after earning all-ACC honors as a senior at North Carolina. Turner started 41 career games for the Tar Heels and had three with double-digit totals for pancake blocks, according to coaches’ stats. (Charlotte Observer)

Video: Blue Dawn Day 4

The 2016 UNC football team hit the turf early Friday morning for Day 4 of their "Blue Dawn" workouts in preparation for Spring practice and the beginning of a new season where they aim to defend their ACC Coastal Division crown. View Video...

Lions’ Ebron on verge of watershed season

Eric Ebron nearly doubled his rookie production in his second season, finishing 2015 with 47 catches for 537 yards and five touchdowns. If wide receiver Calvin Johnson retires, the Lions will rely on Ebron even more. “By Year 3, you know what you have. So, I’m really looking forward to seeing that progression,” Lions general manager Bob Quinn said. (Detroit News)

Team Physician Tim Taft Helps UNC Football Program Go Long

As the team physician and orthopedic surgeon for UNC’s football program, sometimes Dr. Tim Taft bears good news. Sometimes he doesn’t. When the ball is in play, he might be on the sidelines, but for decades, Taft has been at the heart of the game. He loves what he does because of the people he’s helped and their tenacity through it all. (Our State Magazine)

Video: Blue Dawn Day 3

The 2016 Tar Heel football team hit the turf before sunrise on Thursday for Day 3 of their "Blue Dawn" off-season conditioning and team building workouts. The tire tug-of-war is always intense. View Video...

Former UNC offensive lineman Jarrod James joins coaching staff as graduate assistant

UNC alum Jarrod James joined the Carolina coaching staff as an offensive graduate assistant in 2016. James was a member of the UNC football team from 2011-13 and played in games at center during his redshirt freshman and sophomore seasons. Over the last two seasons, he served as an undergraduate student assistant coach working with offensive line coach Chris Kapilovic. (GoHeels.com)

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Football Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 53
Old Dominion: 23
Sat, Sep 16 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Duke
Sat, Sep 23, 3:30 ET ESPNU Tickets

UNC @ Georgia Tech
Sat, Sep 30, 12:00 ET ESPN2 Tickets

UNC vs. Notre Dame
Sat, Oct 7, TBD Tickets

Full UNC Football Schedule

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ACC Football Scoreboard
Virginia0
at Boise State0
Friday 8:00 PM

NC State0
at #11 Florida State0
Saturday 12:00 PM

Kent State0
at #20 Louisville0
Saturday 12:00 PM

Pittsburgh0
at Georgia Tech0
Saturday 12:20 PM

Old Dominion0
at #13 Virginia Tech0
Saturday 2:00 PM

Boston College0
at #2 Clemson0
Saturday 3:30 PM

Toledo0
at #14 Miami0
Saturday 3:30 PM

Wake Forest0
at Appalachian State0
Saturday 3:30 PM

Duke0
at North Carolina0
Saturday 3:30 PM

Syracuse0
at #23 LSU0
Saturday 7:00 PM

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ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
(13) Virginia Tech0-03-0
Duke0-03-0
Virginia0-02-1
(14) Miami0-01-0
Georgia Tech0-01-1
Pittsburgh0-01-2
North Carolina0-11-2

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(2) Clemson1-03-0
Wake Forest1-03-0
(19) Louisville1-12-1
Syracuse0-02-1
NC State0-02-1
(12) Florida State0-00-1
Boston College0-11-2


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