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Tar Heels Prepare for Half Without Mack Hollins

As UNC turns its attention to Georgia, wide receiver Mack Hollins prepares to miss the first half due to a targeting foul committed in the Russell Athletic Bowl in December. His absence in the first half against Georgia on Sept. 3 has prompted more concern on special teams than at wide receiver. “Mack’s a starter on four special teams,” Larry Fedora said (Inside Carolina)

Mitch Trubisky has made QB change smooth sailing at North Carolina

It should be little surprise that, after three years with a spot on the sideline but little actual playing time at UNC, Mitch Trubisky never complained. But make no mistake, that spotlight is coming. As Trubisky gets set to take the reins of one of the nation's most explosive offenses, it's that time he spent waiting his turn that has endeared him to his teammates. (ESPN.com)

UNC Defensive Tackle Jalen Dalton Standing Out

“I would have to pick out a young kid who has really come into his own,” Larry Fedora said when asked about a standout camp performer during his radio show Tuesday. “He’s gotten bigger, he’s up to 295 pounds now and that’s Jalen Dalton. He’s really grown and adjusted to moving from defensive end to down inside, so I’m really proud of him.” (Inside Carolina)

Ranking the ACC's Top 40 Players for 2016

North Carolina: 8. Elijah Hood, RB, Hood possesses a good blend of size, speed and power and emerged as one of the nation’s top running backs; 29. M.J. Stewart, Stewart slightly edges teammate Des Lawrence as the top corner in Chapel Hill. 30. Des Lawrence; CB. 31. Ryan Switzer, WR; 40. Mitch Trubisky, QB. (Athlon Sports)

Video: Elijah Hood Post-Practice Interview

North Carolina junior tailback Elijah Hood shares thoughts on his greater understanding of the offense and developments on the Tar Heels' offensive line. View Video...

Eric Ebron returns to Detroit Lions practice

Eric Ebron is close to playing football again. The tight end returned to Detroit Lions practice Tuesday -- on a very limited basis -- 17 days after he was carted off at Ford Field with an ankle injury. Ebron wore a helmet Tuesday but largely was a bystander during the 20-minute portion of position drills that was open to the media. (Detroit Free Press)

In big picture, it may not matter which UGA QB starts UNC game

A ton of attention, and rightfully so, has been placed on which quarterback will start Georgia’s season opener against North Carolina. In the bigger picture, it might not matter much at all. It’s quite possible that senior Greyson Lambert ends up being Georgia’s starter against the Tar Heels. (Macon Telegraph)

Ex-Illinois coach Tim Beckman hired as volunteer coach by UNC

As the one-year anniversary of his firing at Illinois approaches, Tim Beckman has a new gig. North Carolina officials confirmed Tuesday that Beckman is a volunteer assistant on Larry Fedora’s staff. The Tar Heels play at Illinois in a prime-time game on Sept. 10. No word yet on whether Beckman will be a part of the travel party. (Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette)

Larry Fedora Details Nathan Elliott's Rise to Backup QB

When Larry Fedora described the decision to give Nathan Elliott the backup quarterback job during his radio show on Tuesday, it sounded simple. "He made good decisions [and] he took care of the football." As far as how Elliott will fare in game action, Fedora said he hopes the pedigree he brought from his hometown of Celina, Tex. will translate in Chapel Hill. (Inside Carolina)

UNC's Freshmen Standouts in Camp

UNC coordinators Gene Chizik and Chris Kapilovic shared their insights on freshmen standouts throughout training camp during Larry Fedora’s radio show Tuesday night. Possibly the most significant storyline of August thus far is the multitude of freshmen that have worked their way into the secondary’s two-deep. “We’re going to have to count on some young guys,” Chizik said. (Inside Carolina)

Ranking all 86 games in the first week of 2016

6. Georgia vs. North Carolina in Atlanta (Saturday, 5:30 p.m., ESPN): For the first time since 1998, North Carolina enters a season with the momentum of a top-25 finish the previous year. The Tar Heels will be looking to prove 2015 was not a fluke, and the Bulldogs will try to prove that Tennessee is not the lone contender in the SEC East. (Athlon Sports)

Seven Tar Heels On Senior Bowl Watch List

North Carolina center Lucas Crowley, offensive tackle Jon Heck, wide receiver Mack Hollins, cornerback Des Lawrence, tailback T.J. Logan, offensive guard Caleb Peterson and wide receiver/punt returner Ryan Switzer have been named to the 2017 Senior Bowl Watch List. The Senior Bowl will be played January 28, 2017, in Mobile, Alabama. (GoHeels.com)

Donnie Miles goes in-depth

UNC junior safety Donnie Miles returns for UNC's 2016 season after a break-out campaign in 2015. The Florida native led the Tar Heels in tackles (128) and was a big factor in run-support. Miles spoke with reporters last week on topics including personal improvements, the defense as a whole, and what he sees out of new starting quarterback Mitch Trubisky. (Carolina Blue)

Video: Coach Charlton Warren Mic'd Up at Training Camp

Hear from North Carolina defensive backs coach Charlton Warren as he gets mic'd up during a training camp practice. View Video...

Fedora's weekly radio show returns

Larry Fedora's weekly UNC football radio show begins on Tuesday evening live from Top of the Hill. A weekly show hosted by UNC play-by-play man Jones Angell, Larry Fedora Live will start at 7:00 PM. It can heard on GoHeels.com and across the state on the Tar Heel Sports Radio Network. (Carolina Blue)

Football Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 38
Baylor: 49
Tue, Dec 29 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Georgia
Sat, Sep 3, 5:30 ET ESPN Tickets

UNC @ Illinois
Sat, Sep 10, 7:30 ET BTN Tickets

UNC vs. James Madison
Sat, Sep 17, 3:30 ET RSN Tickets

Full UNC Football Schedule

Radio Affiliates

ACC Football Scoreboard
Charlotte0
at Louisville0
THU, SEP 1 7:00 PM ET
Tulane0
at Wake Forest0
THU, SEP 1 7:00 PM ET
William & Mary0
at NC State0
THU, SEP 1 7:30 PM ET
Colgate0
at Syracuse0
FRI, SEP 2 7:00 PM ET
Georgia Tech0
at Boston College0
SAT, SEP 3 7:30 AM ET
Liberty0
at Virginia Tech0
SAT, SEP 3 12:30 PM ET
Villanova0
at Pittsburgh0
SAT, SEP 3 1:30 PM ET
Richmond0
at Virginia0
SAT, SEP 3 3:30 PM ET
Georgia0
at North Carolina0
SAT, SEP 3 5:30 PM ET
North Carolina Central0
at Duke0
SAT, SEP 3 6:00 PM ET
Florida A&M0
at Miami0
SAT, SEP 3 6:00 PM ET
Clemson0
at Auburn0
SAT, SEP 3 9:00 PM ET
Ole Miss0
at Florida State0
MON, SEP 5 8:00 PM ET
Live scores provided via data feed and may be delayed by a couple of minutes

ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
(22) North Carolina0-00-0
Virginia0-00-0
Duke0-00-0
Virginia Tech0-00-0
Miami0-00-0
Georgia Tech0-00-0
Pittsburgh0-00-0

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(2) Clemson0-00-0
(4) Florida State0-00-0
(19) Louisville0-00-0
Syracuse0-00-0
Wake Forest0-00-0
Boston College0-00-0
NC State0-00-0

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