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Coach Warren on Green, Stewart, and the nickel corner spot

One of the more unique players for North Carolina's secondary is first team senior safety Dominquie Green. A former walk-on who started 13 games as a freshman and nine as a sophomore, Green is a grizzled vet. Not much is know about Green. CarolinaBlue asked Coach Warren about the Scotland County product. "Senior. Leader. Grinder. " (Carolina Blue)

ACC Football Power Poll: Week One

3. North Carolina: Rarely have the Tar Heels strung together 10-win seasons. This could be the exception, as UNC has all of the tools to get back to the ACC Championship game behind a dynamic offense. Exactly where the Tar Heels end up is up to the defense. (Greensboro News & Record)

Ranking Georgia football's 2016 opponents

2. North Carolina This is the first game of the season, with an extremely talented Tar Heel team set to travel to the Georgia Dome. This is a veteran team all around who now has confidence and knows what it is capable of. This is a dangerous game at the beginning of a new era for Georgia. (Red & Black)

UGA Freshman QB Jacob Eason Likely to Start Against UNC

On Friday, Jacob Eason continued his march towards Georgia's starting QB job by going exclusively with the No. 1 offense during practice. After practice, the three scholarship quarterbacks, which include returning starter Greyson Lambert and reserve Brice Ramsey, were told about their standing in the competition, according to sources familiar with the situation. (Scout.com)

Only 3 Home Games Before November Rare For Tar Heels

The Tar Heels play only three home games at Kenan Stadium going into November for just the ninth time dating back to 1970. In all but one of the previous years it happened, the Tar Heels played 11-game schedules, and in most cases the season didn’t begin until the middle of September. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Georgia can try to add to UNC’s run defense woes

Before Georgia turned all of its attention to North Carolina, Nick Chubb said last week he had watched “just a little film” of the Tar Heels’ defense but more in-depth study was still to come. The Bulldogs’ star running back will probably like what he sees when he turns on the video to view more ahead of Saturday's season-opening game. (Online Athens)

Ranking UNC football’s toughest 2016 road games

UNC getting sustained, impressive performances on the road could end up being the difference in them returning to the ACC Championship Game. Just last year, the Heels were much improved on the road, winning games at Pittsburgh and Georgia Tech—teams that had long frustrated them—among others. (Tar Heel Blog)

Maryland looking ahead with addition of former UNC QB Caleb Henderson

Caleb Henderson has familiarity with Maryland offensive coordinator Walt Bell, who helped recruit him while serving as the tight ends coach at North Carolina before leaving two years ago to become the offensive coordinator at Arkansas State. The spread offense Bell is bringing with him to Maryland is similar to the one still used by the Tar Heels. (Baltimore Sun)

Cole Holcomb: From UNC football walk-on to starter

UNC fans may notice only a few new fresh faces on the defensive side of the ball this year for the Tar Heels. One of those faces will be at the weak-side linebacker position. UNC was looking for someone to replace Shakeel Rashad, and found that in Cole Holcomb. Holcomb has some pretty big shoes to fill. (Tar Heel Blog)

UNC's defensive improvements: fluke or for real?

The who, what, where and when are all falling into place as the Tar Heels continue to improve their defense. But it's that fifth 'W,' that could really translate into improvements in the standings. "In the offseason we spent a lot of time learning about the 'Why,' why we run certain plays," Cayson Collins said. So, once again UNC's D will be a question mark. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Georgia football reportedly practicing in Georgia Dome ahead of UNC matchup

With a week to go before the kickoff against North Carolina, the Georgia Bulldogs took an extra step of prep work on Saturday. There had been some discussion of it this week behind the scenes, but a UGA staff member released a tweet on Saturday morning confirming Georgia holding a practice inside the Georgia Dome on Saturday. (Carolina Blue)

Video: Charlton Warren Interview

North Carolina defensive backs coach Charlton Warren discusses his group, the veterans, and how his many talented freshmen can work their way onto the field this season for the Tar Heels. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Henderson transfer raises questions for UNC’s future at QB

Redshirt freshman Nathan Elliott will step up as the next man in line, but will he ultimately be the player who succeeds Mitch Trubisky? UNC welcomed a pair of heavily-recruited freshman quarterbacks this year, Logan Byrd and Chazz Surratt. Both are likely to redshirt this season, but that doesn’t mean they’ll be deprived of chances to move up the depth chart. (Today's U)

Georgia RB Sony Michel could be game-time decision versus UNC

In an interview with Paul Finebaum that aired Friday afternoon, Kirby Smart was asked by the SEC Network show host about injured running back Sony Michel and his prognosis for the North Carolina game on September 3. (Dawgs247)

Georgia QB competition down to 2 — and Jacob Eason appears to be leader

Georgia’s game-planning for North Carolina continued Friday with freshman Jacob Eason looking more and more likely to win the starting quarterback job. Eason was working with the first team during a seven-on-seven portion of practice ahead of senior Greyson Lambert. (Gridiron Now)

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

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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
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Clemson0
at Auburn0
SAT, SEP 3 9:00 PM ET
Ole Miss0
at Florida State0
MON, SEP 5 8:00 PM ET
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ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
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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
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