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Carolina Insider Podcast: UNC Football To Face Auburn In 2020, Hornets Training Camp, More

Join hosts Jones Angell of the Tar Heel Sports Network and Adam Lucas of for a lively discussion of how North Carolina and Auburn will face off in football in Atlanta in 2020 and the Charlotte Hornets will hold training camp in the Smith Center. Noted Carolina fan and the recently retired Bill Leslie of WRAL TV in Raleigh also joins the podcast. (

Nathan Elliott, Chazz Surratt Ready for QB Camp Competition

UNC’s quarterback competition, which began last fall and started over in spring ball, will likely continue deep into training camp next month. “We don’t have the luxury of having one guy at the quarterback position,” UNC coach said Monday. “We’ve got two guys who will battle through camp, and we’ll make a decision going into that first game.” (Inside Carolina)

He might not be saying it, but this is Mitch Trubisky’s camp — and year

The excitement is real this time. No, really. has changed the minds of many people who thought the Bears were crazy to take him with the second overall pick in the 2017 draft. He doesn’t have a large body of work to his name, but he showed enough promise after taking over for an ineffective Mike Glennon last season that the fan base seems stoked. (Chicago Sun-Times)

Larry Fedora in Favor of Redshirt Rule

UNC football coach is a proponent of a new NCAA rule that allows student-athletes to play in as many as four games without losing a season of eligibility. The NCAA approved the measure in June. “I wish it would have been there last year, but I think it’s going to be really good for football,” Fedora said at the Pigskin Preview on Monday. (Inside Carolina)

Fetzer Field, football renovation project will not be completed by original timeline

The North Carolina men’s and women’s soccer teams will not be playing at the new Fetzer Field when their seasons start in September. The Fetzer Field project, which began in May 2017, is one of three projects that was expected to be done this August, along with an indoor football practice facility and a new field hockey stadium at Ehringhaus Field. (Daily Tar Heel)

He might not be saying it, but this is Mitch Trubisky’s camp — and year

Most of the anticipation has to do with young quarterback ,. Trubisky has changed the minds of many who thought the Bears were crazy to take him with the second overall pick in the 2017 draft. The new coaching staff has said so many good things about Trubisky that you wonder if he has decided on who his Hall of Fame presenter will be. (Chicago Sun-Times)

Ryan Switzer's camp levels the playing field for special-needs kids

Former North Carolina and current Oakland Raiders wide receiver 's one-day event, the Switz Skills Challenge, raised more than $30,000 in sponsorships alone for Special Olympics of West Virginia, but it also offered something more immediately tangible to participants than a grip-and-grin photo opportunity with a sports celebrity could hope to do. (Charleston Gazette-Mail)

Adversity Strengthening UNC Football's Locker Room Bonds

This crop of Tar Heels is better prepared and determined to push through any challenges that will arise this season. Such growth was apparent during spring ball, according to . “If a day or a period wasn't going like we wanted, you saw guys stepping up and saying, ‘we're not going to put up with that, we’ve got to do this.' That's a really good sign.” (Inside Carolina)

10 Fast Chase Rice Facts

Where was born? In Florida, Chase grew up on a farm in Asheville, North Carolina. He remained in North Carolina for his early adult years and attended UNC. Why did attend UNC? Growing up, the entertainer was after the football dream! He was a linebacker for North Carolina until a career ending injury prevented him from pursing the NFL. (Country Fancast)

Tre Boston hosts football camp at high school alma mater

NFL safety may still be looking for a team, but that didn't stop him from hosting more than 150 kids at North Fort Myers High School last week for the second NFL player-hosted camp in as many weeks. Boston's camp was for anyone from third grade to senior year in high school. Boston said many of the lessons he has learned have come from his mother. (Cape Coral Daily Breeze)

College football's greatest teams: The best season from every ACC program

UNC claimed ACC football championships in 1976 and 1980, but that ACC wasn't as tough as the league was in 1997. It took a few years to get going, but 's Tar Heels were producing NFL talents regularly and in 1996 and 1997, finishing with double-digit wins and top-10 finishes. The 1997 team was ranked in the top 10 for the entire season and only lost once. (CBS Sports)

NFL vet, Havelock alum Bruce Carter continues annual youth football camp

One of Havelock’s most accomplished football sons, current NFL and former UNC linebacker , has a tradition of spending a weekend each summer teaching his craft to area youth. Carter, heading into his eighth NFL season as a free agent, is waiting to see where his next destination will be. As for the camp, Carter dances and smiles as much as the kids. (New Bern Sun Journal)

Ryan Switzer looks forward to new start with Oakland Raiders

Former North Carolina wide receiver , back home in West Virginia to conduct his Switz Skills Challenge football camp this weekend, was traded to the Oakland Raiders during the 2018 NFL Draft on April 28. He begins training camp with the Raiders on July 25 in Napa, California. He said he looks forward to playing for Oakland coach Jon Gruden. (Charleston Gazette-Mail)

William Barnes Brings Mean Streak to North Carolina's Offensive Line

There have been plenty of Tar Heels who earned a reputation for playing with an edge up front. . , . . . . UNC may have found one in highly touted guard prospect (6-3, 320), who will enter training camp in competition for the right guard spot. "He's got a little edge to him." (Inside Carolina)

Nagy letting Mitch Trubisky 'fly his freak flag'

According to guard Kyle Long, the Chicago Bears' offense will no longer keep in shackles. "They took his training wheels off this spring, He's a kid, but he can roll with the big guys. That's when he's going to do this [season], and be able to have some freedom and creativity. We respect that about coach Nagy. He's letting [Trubisky] fly his freak flag." (
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Football Schedule at a Glance
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North Carolina: 21
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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