More Records in Sight for UNC WR/PR Ryan SwitzerRyan Switzer has grown accustomed to being peppered with questions about his return game exploits, and for good reason. The UNC senior tied the NCAA record with five punt returns for touchdown in his freshman season, added two more last season and is one electrifying punt return score away from tying the NCAA career mark. (Inside Carolina)
Fedora, Lawrence, Switzer ACC Kickoff Press Conference TranscriptQ. Year two under Gene Chizik, what changes, what gets elevated with him as defensive coordinator? Des Lawrence: What changes is our mentality. It's a mentality that we're going to go out and compete every day like we're the number one defense in the nation. He really instills a certain confidence in us and allows us to make plays. (ASAP Sports)
Video: Larry Fedora ACC Kickoff Q&ANorth Carolina head football coach Larry Fedora answers questions from the media at the ACC Kickoff in Charlotte, N.C.
Video: Des Lawrence ACC Kickoff Q&ANorth Carolina senior cornerback Des Lawrence answers questions from the media at the ACC Kickoff in Charlotte, N.C.
Video: Ryan Switzer ACC Kickoff Q&ANorth Carolina senior wide receiver Ryan Switzer answers questions from the media at the ACC Kickoff in Charlotte, N.C.
UNC freshman position changeAccording to UNC senior cornerback Des Lawrence who CarolinaBlue spoke with exclusively in Charlotte at the ACC Kickoff, freshman Myles Wolfolk has moved from cornerback to safety. Wolfolk a 6-0, 220-pound Maryland native, enrolled at North Carolina as a prospect who could play both corner and safety. He spent most of the spring working with corners. (Carolina Blue)
Video: Larry Fedora Calls UNC's Opener Versus Georgia A 'Measuring Stick'How good is North Carolina football in 2016? Larry Fedora knows his Tar Heels will immediately put that question to the test on Sept. 3 against Georgia.
Highlighting the 2016 UNC wide receiversThis year's North Carolina offense is looking to stay on pace with the 2015 squad. Since starting quarterback, Mitch Trubisky, and starting running back, Elijah Hood, will garner most of the attention, we decided to shift the focus to the receiving corps for the Tar Heels. It seems as though this group of guys don’t get the love and attention they deserve. (Tar Heel Blog)
Video: Larry Fedora vs. Ryan Switzer in Fruit Ninja Virtual RealityLarry Fedora virtual reality vs. Ryan Switzer in Fruit Ninja: Watch coach take on player in a game of VR Fruit Ninja at the 2016 ACC Kickoff in Charlotte, NC. See who comes out on top, courtesy of the ACC Digital Network.
ICTV: Cole Holcomb Interview (Pt.1)Cole Holcomb joined the UNC football team prior to the 2014 season as a walk-on from New Smyrna Beach, Florida. In 2015 he played primarily on special teams but registered time at linebacker as well. In 2016 he finds himself on the depth chart as a starter. The sophomore sits down to share his thoughts prior to the start of pre-season practice. (Inside Carolina)
UNC Transfer Will Dancy Joins East Carolina Football TeamOffensive lineman Will Dancy will play his final college season for East Carolina after transferring out of North Carolina. Dancy transferred into the ECU program as a graduate student prior to the start of the second summer semester. Dancy missed the 2015 season with a left Achilles injury. He made two starts and played in 23 games for UNC. (Burlington Times News)
What to expect at ACC KickoffThe Coastal Division side has been difficult to predict. North Carolina went 8-0 in the conference and won the Coastal title by two games last year. The Tar Heels were picked fifth in the preseason. Meanwhile, Georgia Tech, the preseason favorite, finished last in the division. The year before, the Yellow Jackets were picked to finish fifth and won the division. (Charlotte Observer)
Three players to watch on UNC football's defense in 2016Here are three names on North Carolina's defensive side to keep an eye out for in the 2016 season. Defensive tackle Aaron Crawford, linebacker Cole Holcomb, and safety Myles Dorn may not start right away but will see the field a lot as UNC and defensive coordinator Gene Chizik look to develop depth and continue to improve on the defensive end of the field. (Daily Tar Heel)
UNC Can Calm Coastal Chaos in Preseason PollsThe ACC media will converge on Charlotte on Thursday and Friday to parse the particulars of the 2016 football regular season and offer their prognostications for the best teams and players in the conference. If the recent past is any indication, the media will need plenty of help in accurately forecasting the Coastal Division. (Inside Carolina)
UNC Football: Early Opponent Preview MiamiLast season in Chapel Hill, Miami came in having won two straight. They left with their second blowout loss of the season, 59-21. The year before it was Carolina who was blown out of town on the tail end of two straight wins. Will the trend continue this season in Coral Gables or will the game actually be watchable after halftime? (Keeping It Heel)
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