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Report: UNC assistant Terry Joseph heading to coach safeties at Notre Dame

Notre Dame is expected to hire North Carolina defensive backs coach Terry Joseph as its next safeties coach, according to multiple sources. Joseph reportedly has informed UNC head coach Larry Fedora of his decision, although an official announcement has not come from Notre Dame. Joseph has served on the Tar Heels' football staff for one season. (247 Sports)

Winnipeg Blue Bombers sign veteran QB Darian Durant

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have signed recently-released quarterback Darian Durant to a one-year contract. The 12-year CFL veteran spent last season with the Montreal Alouettes and and previously with the Saskatchewan Roughriders, posting career totals of 31,740 yards and 167 touchdowns. He was released by the Alouettes after one season. (CFL.ca)

Quinshad Davis Officially Joins Carolina Football Staff

Former standout wide receiver Quinshad Davis has returned to the UNC football program as an offensive graduate assistant. The program's all-time leader in career touchdown receptions, Davis begins his coaching career after stints in professional football with the Detroit Lions and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Davis was a member of coach Larry Fedora's first signing class in 2012. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Football Agrees to Host East Tennessee State for Game in 2022

The announcement came Thursday that UNC will host the East Tennessee State University Buccaneers for a non-conference football game at Kenan Stadium during the 2022 season. It will be the first time the two schools have ever met on the gridiron. East Tennessee state is a lower-level Football Championship Subdivision school, playing in the Southern Conference. (Chapelboro.com)

Bears new offensive coordinator sees Mitch Trubisky as coachable, accurate

“You can tell a quarterback is coachable watching his feet and his eyes, and his eyes are deliberate,” Bears new offensive coordinator Mark Helfrich said of Mitch Trubisky. “They’re going from one to two to three or looking here, high-low on this guy. Whatever it is, they’re deliberate. And the other thing that jumped out is his accuracy and taking care of the football." (Chicago Tribune)

Tar Heels’ first home football game in 2018 will be against the ‘national champions’

UNC will open its home schedule against the national champions. Well, the national champions according to the Florida state legislature and the Central Florida athletic department. UCF, the only 14-0 team in the FBS in 2017, kicks off the Tar Heels’ 2018 home schedule on Sept. 15. The Tar Heels will go to Syracuse (Oct. 20) for the first time since the Orange joined the ACC in 2013. (Charlotte Observer)

Tar Heels in the Pros: Isaiah Hicks impressing in G-League, Mack Hollins in playoffs

Fly, Mack Hollins, fly. The former North Carolina football wide receiver is enjoying his first season in the NFL with the Philadelphia Eagles and is the lone Tar Heel remaining in the NFL playoffs. Former UNC basketball forward Isaiah Hicks is playing well for the Westchester Knicks in the NBA G League. Hicks is on a two-way contract with the New York Knicks. (Daily Tar Heel)

Podcast: Breaking Down UNC's 2018 Football Schedule

Inside Carolina's Greg Barnes and Ross Martin join host Tommy Ashley to take an early look at North Carolina's 2018 football schedule which was released by the Atlantic Coast Conference on Wednesday afternoon. (Audioboom)

Former UNC WR Quinshad Davis Added to UNC Football Staff

Former North Carolina wide receiver Quinshad Davis has been added to the Tar Heel football staff as a graduate assistant. Davis will work with the offense and UNC wide receivers coach Gunter Brewer. From 2012-2015, Davis caught 205 passes for 2,614 yards and 25 touchdowns, setting school records for receptions, receiving yards, and receiving touchdowns. (Inside Carolina)

UNC's 2018 Football Schedule Released

A pair of rivalry games in November and six home games highlight the 2018 UNC football schedule released by the ACC Wednesday. The Tar Heels close the season with a trip to Duke on Nov. 10 before games against Western Carolina and NC State at Kenan Stadium. UNC opens the season with a pair of non-conference road games, a first under coach Larry Fedora. (GoHeels.com)

After feeling 'underused' part of last season, Eric Ebron found chances late

Former UNC and current Detroit Lions tight end Eric Ebron was rumored to have the potential to be traded. Then he wasn’t. Over the second half of the season, he turned into one of the more productive tight ends in the NFL. He caught three touchdowns, averaged 5.9 targets per game and only had one game where Matthew Stafford looked at him fewer than four times. (ESPN.com)

Former UNC assistant Walt Bell expected to become offensive coordinator at Florida State

Maryland offensive coordinator Walt Bell is expected to join Florida State's staff in the same role. Bell would serve as the Seminoles' offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach, though FSU head coach Willie Taggart will be the primary playcaller. Bell has been Maryland's offensive coordinator the past two seasons. He coached tight ends at UNC in 2012 and 2013. (ESPN.com)

UNC reports improper athlete-agent contact; state investigation underway

Changes made at the University of North Carolina following an athletics scandal involving agents and athletes appear to be paying off. The North Carolina Secretary of State's office is investigating agent Brandon Smart, who sent offensive lineman R.J. Prince a message on Facebook in November saying he wanted to talk with him about the NFL Draft process. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Cowboys' Ryan Switzer named to PFWA All-Rookie Team

Former UNC football standout Ryan Switzer has quickly made an impact on the Dallas Cowboys and the NFL. The Pro Football Writers of America on Tuesday named Switzer, a fourth-round pick and the 133rd player taken overall in the 2017 NFL draft, to its All-Rookie Team as a kick returner for the 2017 season. He is the only Cowboys rookie to be named to the team. (Charleston Gazette-Mail)

Woody Durham Elected to National Sports Media Association Hall of Fame

Woody Durham, Bryant Gumbel, Dick Weiss, and Thomas Boswell have been voted into the National Sports Media Association Hall of Fame and will be inducted this June, NSMA executive director Dave Goren announced. Durham is best known for the 40 years he spent as radio play-by-play announcer for University of North Carolina football and basketball. (National Sports Media Association)

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Football Schedule at a Glance
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North Carolina: 21
NC State: 33
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Full UNC Football Schedule

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ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
(13) Miami7-210-3
(24) Virginia Tech5-39-4
Georgia Tech4-45-6
Pittsburgh3-55-7
Virginia3-56-7
Duke3-57-6
North Carolina1-73-9

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(4) Clemson8-112-2
(23) NC State6-29-4
Wake Forest4-48-5
Boston College4-47-6
Louisville4-48-5
Florida State3-57-6
Syracuse2-64-8


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