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Connor and Casey Barth host kicking camp at high school alma mater in Wilmington

A lot has changed in the past year for Connor Barth. Over the past three years, the former Hoggard and UNC kicker has given away Buccaneers and Broncos gear to young, prospective kickers at the annual Kickin' It with the Barth Brothers kicking camp he hosts with his brother, Casey. (Wilmington Star News)

Video: Carolina Athletics Habitat for Humanity 'Day of Service'

More than 100 UNC student-athletes and athletic department staff members spent Saturday morning volunteering at two Habitat for Humanity sites, serving their community while also building community among Tar Heel teams. View Video...

UNC's Open Competition at Right Guard

UNC’s offensive line, considered by many to be one of the ACC’s best, was dealt a preseason blow last week with the news that likely starting right guard John Ferranto would miss the 2016 season after suffering a torn left pectoral muscle. Junior Brad Henson and redshirt freshman Nick Polino were listed on UNC’s preseason depth chart as the backups at the guard positions. (Inside Carolina)

Forecasting a Clemson-UNC rematch in ACC football title game

Since the ACC went to divisions in 2005, reporters attending the ACC’s media days — we meet Thursday and Friday in Charlotte, N.C. — have picked Clemson or Florida State to win the Atlantic. That’s unlikely to change this season. Conversely, the Coastal remains baffling, relegating media to wandering aimlessly for a clue, as if playing Pokemon Go. (Daily Press)

Four focal points leading into the ACC’s Football Kickoff event this week in Charlotte

How much will UNC miss Marquise Williams’ legs? The Tar Heels’ pocket passing game should be just as productive now that Mitch Trubisky moves up to replace the departed Williams at quarterback. But an undeniable offensive variable has to be all that Williams created with his quickness, intuition and uncanny ability to turn scrambles into explosion plays. (WRAL Sports Fan)

UNC Top 25 Wins of 2015-16: No. 3

No. 3: No. 12 Carolina 30, Virginia Tech 27 (OT) - Football, Nov. 21, 2015: It was fitting that the Hokies stood in the way of Carolina's first trip to the ACC Championship Game when the Tar Heels visited Blacksburg on November 21. UNC had dismantled Miami 59-21 one week earlier, while VT was coming off back-to-back road wins at Boston College and Georgia Tech. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Athletics Ends Sale of Star Jersey Numbers

In a response to player likeness concerns, UNC will no longer sell official uniforms with jersey numbers that match current standout players. Football isn’t the only sport at UNC affected by the change in philosophy. The basketball team plans to offer the No. 1 and possibly a retired number -- like Tyler Hansbrough’s No. 50 -- changed on a season-by-season basis. (Inside Carolina)

Darian Durant injured again in Riders' third straight loss

And here we go again. Another sighting of Darian Durant on crutches already has fans on the post game phone-in shows calling the season a write-off. And we're only three games in. The Riders' franchise player, coming off consecutive season-ending injuries, went down again in the 2nd quarter. (CBC News)

College Football's Top 25 Breakout Quarterbacks for 2016

3. Mitch Trubisky, UNC: Trubisky inherits a loaded group of skill players and four returning starters on one of the ACC’s top offensive lines. Trubisky played in nine games last fall and completed 40 of 47 throws for 555 yards and six scores. He also rushed for 101 yards and three touchdowns. All signs point to Trubisky thriving in his first season as the No. 1 quarterback. (Athlon Sports)

Bruce Carter looking prove himself with NY Jets

Bruce Carter has spent part of his offseason in Dallas training. The Havelock native has especially been working on his explosion and strength. Carter, a 6-foot-2 linebacker, is approaching training camp with his new team and with a large chip on his shoulder. This offseason, Carter signed a one-year, $3 million contract with the New York Jets – his third NFL team in six seasons. (Havelock News)

Today’s U CFB Preseason Top 25: No. 22 North Carolina

If Mitch Trubisky is up to the task and UNC’s defense holds its ground, the Tar Heels have the makings of a special season. But UNC’s gains could be mitigated by a brutal schedule. There’s a “neutral-site’’ opener against Georgia (at Atlanta’s Georgia Dome), along with ACC road games at Florida State and Miami. Winning the Coastal again seems like the minimum bar. (Today's U)

Tar Heels Team Up For Day Of Service

More than 100 UNC student-athletes and athletic department staff members spent Saturday morning volunteering for Habitat for Humanity, serving the community while also building community among Tar Heel teams. The group, which included students and/or coaches from 12 different UNC squads, teamed up to apply manpower to a variety of tasks. (GoHeels.com)

Ryan Switzer's work ethic, drive draws in NFL 'brother' Irvin

Ryan Switzer and Bruce Irvin are polar opposites -- different looks, different body types, raised in different backgrounds. But the bonds that tie together the UNC wide receiver and NFL linebacker are more than meet the eye. "He's like my brother," Oakland Raider Irvin said of the Tar Heel senior. "Not only figuratively speaking, but literally he's actually a bigger brother," Switzer said. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Tar Heels give back with muddy, rewarding work day for Habitat for Humanity

Driving toward Tinnin Woods, a Habitat for Humanity neighborhood, the first encounter was with a white pick-up truck over-stacked with what looked like junk. And just about the time you’re thinking “What is this guy doing?” you realize the driver of that truck is Larry Fedora. On Saturday morning, that was the role for the North Carolina football coach. (Burlington Times News)

NFL player, Havelock native Bruce Carter hosts free camp for youth

More than 100 kids ran around the fields at Havelock’s Recreation Field Saturday. They learned the fundamentals of football, received instructions and interacted with professional football players. Bruce Carter, a Havelock native, was once one of those kids eager to absorb lessons that would help develop him into where he is now. (Havelock News)

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Football Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 65
Western Carolina: 10
Sat, Nov 18 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
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ACC Football Scoreboard
at #2 Miami44

Delaware State6
at Florida State77

The Citadel3
at #3 Clemson61

at Virginia Tech20

Western Carolina10
at North Carolina65

at Louisville56

Georgia Tech20
at Duke43

Boston College39
at Connecticut16

#22 NC State24
at Wake Forest30

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ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
(2) Miami7-010-0
Virginia Tech4-38-3
Georgia Tech4-45-5
North Carolina1-63-8

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(4) Clemson7-110-1
(25) NC State5-27-4
Wake Forest4-37-4
Boston College3-46-5
Florida State3-54-6

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