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Detroit Lions' Eric Ebron carted off Ford Field with leg injury

The Detroit Lions suffered a potentially devastating injury in their annual mock game today when third-year tight end Eric Ebron had to be carted off the field with a lower right leg injury. Ebron, the Lions' No. 1 tight end, spent several minutes on the ground clutching the back of his right leg in the ankle/Achilles area when before a cart came to take him off the field. (Detroit Free Press)

Does UNC boast the best cornerback duo in college football?

There have been many great duos in pop culture and sports: Tom and Jerry, Batman and Robin, Jordan and Pippen, and now M. J. Stewart and Des Lawrence. I know, it’s sacrilege to put them in the same breath as Tom and Jerry but let’s do it. These are two of the best corners in the country, forming possibly the best cornerback duo in the country. (Tar Heel Blog)

Video: 2016 Welcome Back to UNC Football

This video was shown to the North Carolina football team on the first night of camp, August 4th, containing highlights of 2016 Blue Dawn and Summer Challenge. View Video...

Starting defensive end Mikey Bart breaks down UNC's defensive line

UNC senior defensive end Mikey Bart is entering his final season at UNC, and year two as the power end starter for the Tar Heels. CarolinaBlue spoke with the 6-3, 270-pound Georgia native following Friday's practice. "Our D-line is real athletic this year. We got Dajaun Drennon. We are getting Jalen Dalton into the mix. I think we are moving Nazair Jones to nose tackle." (Carolina Blue)

Corbin Daly, Cam Albright Off UNC Football Roster

Sophomores Cam Albright and Corbin Daly were not on UNC's 105-man roster released on Friday. Albright, a safety from Kennesaw, Ga., redshirted in 2014 and missed the 2015 season with a knee injury. Albright is expected to take a medical hardship. Daly, a punter from Charlotte, N.C. attempted 13 punts in the 2015 season with a 37.9 yard average. (Inside Carolina)

Marquise Williams-Larry Fedora Twitter Exchange

On Sunday, as he prepared for Packers training camp, Marquise Williams tweeted, "As I look back on my journey, I want to thank the greatest coach on this planet for believing in me @CoachFedora." Larry Fedora responded, "love ya man #TarHeelforLife #Igotyourback." Williams replied, "Love you too coach."

New QB Trubisky more interested in leading Tar Heels than following Williams

Marquise Williams told a statewide radio show that Mitch Trubisky would not only lead the Tar Heels to a second straight Coastal Division title, but that UNC would “be beating Clemson this year in the ACC Championship Game.” That’s a lot of pressure to put on a youngster whose start in the season opener against Georgia will be his first as a college quarterback. (Wilmington Star News)

Video: Larry Fedora Mic'd Up First Day of Training Camp

Go inside the first day of Tar Heels training camp as North Carolina football head coach Larry Fedora gets mic'd up! View Video...

Bills' Kevin Reddick Suffers MCL sprain

Buffalo Bills linebacker Kevin Reddick suffered a sprained MCL in practice on Friday. It was a rough day for linebackers at Bills' training camp, as both Reddick and second-round draft pick Reggie Ragland (knee) went down with injuries. The 26-year-old Reddick will likely miss around six weeks, which could jeopardize his chances of landing a spot on the 53-man roster. (CBS Sports)

Former UNC peers reconnect in Rio

It’s the story of two former UNC Athletic department co-workers who are joining forces in Rio at the swimming venue. For a seven-year span, Kevin Best and John Martin worked in the North Carolina athletic department. Their assignment was Tar Heel football. The combination of USA swimming and the Olympics has brought two friends back together. (WRAL Sports Fan)

What we learned from UNC football's first day of training camp

Probably the biggest offseason storyline for UNC football is new starting quarterback Mitch Trubisky, who will make his first collegiate start when the Tar Heels take on Georgia on Sept. 3. But while much of the talk has been about how the redshirt junior can help the offense, the rest of the offensive players will make things much easier as the quarterback transitions. (Daily Tar Heel)

Chemistry A Huge Factor in UNC Football’s Recent Success

Chemistry definitely isn’t the easiest subject in school, but if there’s one thing most people know about it—it’s that when things go wrong, they typically blow up in your face. It’s a good thing, then, for the UNC football team—which opened training camp Friday afternoon— that there seems to be a winning formula brewing. (Chapelboro.com)

Tar Heels open preseason camp trying to build on 11-win year

UNC's players came to preseason camp talking about building on an 11-win season that ended with a pair of frustrating losses. It was a positive sign for fifth-year coach Larry Fedora. "It's a good thing, that you don't have to worry about them being satisfied with what they did," Fedora said Friday after the first preseason practice. "That was just a new bar that was set." (Associated Press)

Day 1: Larry Fedora Post-Practice Quotes

UNC coach Larry Fedora addressed the media following the Tar Heels' first preseason practice. "Everybody looks really good in shorts. They always do. Everyone is in shape." Who are some of the leaders? "On offense, you got Caleb Peterson, Bug Howard, Mack Hollins, Mitch Trubisky. (On Defense) Naz Jones, Dajaun Drennon, Donnie Miles, Andre Smith." (Carolina Blue)

Video: Elijah Hood, Nazair Jones on Day 1 of Training Camp

North Carolina running back Elijah Hood and defensive end Nazair Jones talk after the Tar Heels' first football practice of the 2016 training camp on August 5, 2016. View Video...

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NC State: 33
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at Northern Illinois0
Tuesday 5:15 PM

Southern Mississippi0
at Florida State0
Wednesday 1:30 PM

at Boston College0
Wednesday 5:15 PM

at Navy0
Thursday 1:30 PM

Virginia Tech0
at Oklahoma State0
Thursday 5:15 PM

Wake Forest0
at Texas A&M0
Friday 1:00 PM

NC State0
at Arizona State0
Friday 3:00 PM

at Mississippi State0
Saturday 12:00 PM

at Miami0
Saturday 8:00 PM

at Clemson0
Sunday 8:45 PM

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ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
(11) Miami7-210-2
(22) Virginia Tech5-39-3
Georgia Tech4-45-6
North Carolina1-73-9

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(1) Clemson8-112-1
NC State6-28-4
Wake Forest4-47-5
Boston College4-47-5
Florida State3-56-6

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