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Tre Boston sacked Russell Wilson then did the dance from a Future video

The Carolina Panthers engaged in some not-so-subtle mocking after defensive back Tre Boston sacked Russell Wilson in the second quarter of the NFC Divisional playoffs. To most people watching this was just a simple little sack dance, but it had a LOT of hidden meaning. (SB Nation)

Tre Boston, mother enjoying Carolina Panthers' football season

Carolina football player Tre Boston and his mom Iris De Hoyos felt it took awhile for the media and fans across the country to realize how good the Panthers could be this season. “We don’t mind that,” said Boston, a safety. “We actually like it.” (The News-Press)

State-UNC Concerns

The Tar Heels need to do something about their work on the defensive glass. The numbers simply do not lie, and unlike many previous games in which opponents were snagging long rebounds on missed 3s, that wasn’t the case Saturday when N.C. State grabbed 17 of its 33 missed shots leading to 23 second-chance points in the Heels’ 67-55 victory at the Smith Center. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

ICTV: Larry Fedora's Message to Tar Heel Fans

During Saturday's game against NC State, Larry Fedora joined his team on the court at halftime to show off their Coastal Division trophy and deliver a message to the fans. Football season is over but its presence was still felt during Saturday's game against NC State. Watch what Larry Fedora had to say to Tar Heel fans during halftime. (Inside Carolina)

Tre Boston finds comfort in role with Panthers

A season of learning has come with enough rewards for Carolina Panthers safety Tre Boston, whose role has declined yet his enthusiasm remains strong. The second-year player out of the University of North Carolina said he understands why he’s no longer a starter but he senses personal progress nonetheless. (Burlington Times News)

The college football season in review in North Carolina

After opening with an error-filled 17-13 loss against a mediocre South Carolina to open the year, North Carolina reeled off a school single-season record 11 straight wins to capture the ACC Coastal Division title. The Tar Heels finished ranked No. 15 in the final Associated Press poll, its highest finish since 1997. (Fayetteville Observer)

Early 2016 college football rankings: 128 to 1

15. North Carolina. An opener against Georgia will provide a national stage for North Carolina to try to prove itself again. While QB Marquise Williams is gone, the Tar Heels will still have plenty of weapons. New QB Mitch Trubisky has some experience, and he'll have a solid receiving corps plus standout RB Elijah Hood. (Sports on Earth)

Football Signing Day Celebration Set For Feb. 3

UNC fans are encouraged to join coach Larry Fedora and his staff for a signing day celebration at the Blue Zone Concourse Club on Wednesday, Feb. 3, at 6 p.m. The program, hosted by Jones Angell, will include comments from Fedora, assistant coaches and current UNC players. Tickets to the event are $20 and include hors d'oeuvres and beverages. (GoHeels.com)

UNC's top 5 most important players on offense

During the 2015 North Carolina football season, the Tar Heels had numerous players who were critical for the team's productivity and results. UNC went 11-3, went undefeated at home and in the ACC on the way to the Coastal Division title. The offense downright prolific. North Carolina and individual players set countless records during the year. (Carolina Blue)

“I hate hiding places.” How Larry Fedora teaches accountability at North Carolina

Larry Fedora kicked off the AFCA convention Sunday evening by speaking to a ball room of high school coaches. Fedora outlined a number of aspects of his program and why he does them, but what I found most interesting was his commitment to accountability. (Football Scoop)

Stats Detail UNC's 2015 Success

The Tar Heels set 62 team and individual records in 2015, according to UNC’s sports information office, and 44 of those records occurred on the offensive side of the ball. Larry Fedora’s first offense in Chapel Hill accounted for a similar percentage of the 40 team and individual records set back in 2012. Fedora has built offensive machines at every stop in his coaching career. (Inside Carolina)

UNC Listed as Dark-Horse Playoff Contender for 2016 College Football Season

But there is reason for optimism in Chapel Hill. The Heels return 14 starters, although they must replace Marquise Williams, who threw for 3,072 yards and 24 touchdowns while adding 948 yards and 13 scores on the ground. However, likely new starter Mitch Trubisky is a seasoned backup who pushed Williams hard for the job as a freshman and sophomore. (Bleacher Report)

Eric Ebron sees improvement, aims for more consistency

Second-year tight end Eric Ebron was asked to sum up his 2015 season in one word during locker clean out day last week. “Improved,” he said. Not bad, because that's exactly what he did in terms of his production from year one to year two. He caught 22 more passes, more than doubled his receiving yards, and produced five touchdowns compared to just one as a rookie. (Detroit Lions)

Audio: The Next Level For UNC Football?

Has Tar Heel football finally turned the corner or was 2015 just a one-time brush with greatness? Is it worth it? How badly do we want UNC to reach the same heights as Clemson or Florida State? How can we ensure that a commitment to success will actually produce success? And how can we make that “sacrifice” without losing our academic greatness? It can be done. (Chapelboro.com)

Children's Hospital Colorado Jr. Reporter: My interview with Sylvester Williams

Children's Hospital Colorado's junior reporter Chandra Barnes had the opportunity to have a one-on-one interview with Sylvester Williams a couple of weeks ago. Here's what she learned. "I was so surprised when my hand fit in the palm of his hand. All of the Bronco players are so tall it was so cool to meet Sylvester Williams and see the training center. I had a great time!" (Denver Broncos)

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, TBD

UNC @ Illinois
Sat, Sep 10, TBD

UNC vs. James Madison
Sat, Sep 17, TBD

Full UNC Football Schedule

Radio Affiliates

ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
(15) North Carolina8-111-3
Virginia Tech4-47-6
Georgia Tech1-73-9

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(2) Clemson9-014-1
(14) Florida State6-210-3
NC State3-57-6
Wake Forest1-73-9
Boston College0-83-9

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