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UNC Defense Intent on Eliminating Big Plays

Ask Larry Fedora for the most pressing concern his North Carolina defense must address this offseason and his response is prompt and succinct. “Catastrophic plays,” UNC's head coach said recently. “We’d play well throughout the game and then give up a big play for a touchdown. Once we eliminate those catastrophic plays, we’ll be a much better team.” (Inside Carolina)

Larry Fedora, UNC Spring Practice Notes

Following the disastrous 3-9 season there are plenty of questions to ask North Carolina head coach Larry Fedora heading into 2018. The quarterback competition rages on, there are four new members of the coaching staff, some talented young wide receivers are emerging, and questions persist throughout the offensive line and linebacker groups. (Inside Carolina)

Antonio Goss Named Carson-Newman DB, Special Teams Coach

Carson-Newman has announced the hiring of Antonio Goss as the football team's new defensive backs and special teams coach. Goss previously served on Carl Torbush's staff at East Tennessee State. The seven-year NFL veteran is a 1989 graduate of UNC and starred as a linebacker and safety under coaches Dick Crum, Mack Brown and then defensive coordinator Torbush. (WJHL)

Video: UNC Football 2018 Pro Day Recap

Former North Carolina football players hoping to hear their names called in the 2018 NFL Draft spent Tuesday in Chapel Hill going through various position drills, speed & agility tests, and physical measurements in front of NFL scouts. Read More...

Could UNC cornerback M.J. Stewart help fill Panthers' biggest hole?

When NFL scouts finish their evaluations of North Carolina cornerback M.J. Stewart, they might note that he isn't the tallest or fastest player available in this year's draft. But there is one thing Stewart certainly isn't lacking: confidence. "I think I've established that I am one of the best corners in the nation," Stewart said after the Tar Heels' pro day on Tuesday. (Charlotte Observer)

Anthony Ratliff-Williams Adding Consistency to Explosiveness

North Carolina wide receiver Anthony Ratliff-Williams delivered with 10 offensive explosive plays of 25 yards or longer last season, including a pair of plays throwing the ball. Add in 98-yard and 94-yard kickoff returns for touchdown to round out a versatile standout who transitioned from quarterback recruit to UNC’s best receiving option and return man in 2017. (Inside Carolina)

UNC's M.J. Stewart Close to Realizing NFL Dream

Ever since M.J. Stewart started playing football at the age of four, he wanted to play in the NFL. Now the North Carolina defensive back is just three weeks from hearing his name called at the NFL Draft. Stewart hasn't looked at any mock drafts and admitted he has no idea where he could be selected. "I wish I did," he said on Tuesday at UNC's Pro Timing Day. (Inside Carolina)

Tar Heels preparing for 2018 without spring game, set QB

The Tar Heels are back on the turf for spring practice but won't have a spring game like in seasons past. "To be able to get more reps in a normal scrimmage, it would be better use of our time," Larry Fedora said. Familiar controversies still linger: not knowing if Chazz Surratt or Nathan Elliott will start at quarterback. Both shared an even amount of reps Tuesday. (WRAL Sports Fan)

UNC receiver Austin Proehl has a clear route to NFL — in his father's footsteps

There went Austin Proehl again, zipping from one half of the football field to the other. He'd sprint off the line, stop, cut one way or the other, then leap high or dive low to snag passes at North Carolina's pro day on Tuesday. As he went through his wide receiver workout, some 20 NFL scouts, including one from the Carolina Panthers, jotted down notes from the sideline. (Charlotte Observer)

Potential NFL draftees M.J. Stewart, Andre Smith highlight UNC football's Pro Day

The crowd was smaller Tuesday for the UNC football team’s pro timing day. But the motive of all participants — seniors and graduate transfers — was the same. Defensive back M.J. Stewart and linebacker Andre Smith drew the most attention. They were the only two UNC players to attend the NFL Combine, and both entered Pro Day with different goals. (Daily Tar Heel)

Video: Larry Fedora Tuesday Post-Spring Practice Interview

North Carolina football coach Larry Fedora speaks with reporters following the Tar Heels' spring practice on Tuesday at Kenan Stadium. Read More...

Andre Smith Answering Knee Concerns

At UNC’s Pro Day on Tuesday, former UNC linebacker Andre Smith sought to prove that his knee rehab is complete and he’s ready to fulfill a dream of playing in the NFL. “It was the first time I’ve really been out all willy-nilly, free movement, just reacting, so I felt great moving around,” Smith told reporters following the workouts, which spanned nearly three hours. (Inside Carolina)

UNC Football's Pro Day Primer

North Carolina football will hold it's pro timing day on Tuesday, April 3 at Kenan Stadium. The day will include the 40-yard dash, shuttle run, L-drill and position-specific drills. The on-field portion is expected to start around 10:15 a.m. NFL Scouts and personnel will also attend. In total, 15 UNC seniors and former Tar Heel players are expected to participate. (Inside Carolina)

Carolina Insider Podcast: Spring Practice, Basketball Talk & More

Tuesday's episode of the Carolina Insider podcast features a discussion of spring football practice, basketball talk and a story about how a group of UNC students ended up in the middle of the Cameron Crazies. Join Jones Angell of the Tar Heel Sports Network and Adam Lucas of GoHeels.com for the latest news from Kenan Stadium and the Smith Center. (GoHeels.com)

Khaliel Rodgers: Road to Redemption

Eight months ago, Khaliel Rodgers retired from playing football. On Tuesday, the offensive lineman is prepared to make his mark at North Carolina’s Pro Day in hopes of catching the eyes of NFL scouts. His journey is one of frustration, regret, redemption and hope. Rodgers started his collegiate career at the University of Southern California in 2013. (Inside Carolina)

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NC State: 33
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ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
(13) Miami7-210-3
(24) Virginia Tech5-39-4
Georgia Tech4-45-6
North Carolina1-73-9

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(4) Clemson8-112-2
(23) NC State6-29-4
Wake Forest4-48-5
Boston College4-47-6
Florida State3-57-6

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