Five big questions for the 2019 UNC Football season

Who is UNC's most important player on defense this season? Senior nose tackle looks to bounce back from the injury that ended his junior season. With only so many veteran players starting on the defensive side of the ball, Crawford’s production will be key to helping the Tar Heels do everything they want to do in their new-look defense. (Tar Heel Blog)

Podcast: Deep Dive Into The Close of UNC Football's Preseason Camp

In this edition of the Inside Carolina Podcast, host Tommy Ashley is joined by Buck Sanders and Jason Staples to take a deep dive into North Carolina Football’s preseason camp and break down everything from position to position on both sides of the ball. (

Mack Brown Challenges The Offense: Need More Leadership

said Sunday he and the rest of UNC’s coaching staff have challenged the offense for leaders to step forward. It’s a request they’ve made multiple times out of necessity and is ongoing. The Heels aren’t exactly a grizzled bunch on offense. Unless things change, UNC will start a redshirt freshman with no game experience at left guard versus South Carolina. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Early look at Cole Anthony’s 2020 NBA Draft stock

Incoming freshman point guard has yet to appear in a game for UNC, but that’s not stopping draft evaluators from putting him at the top of a number of NBA mock drafts — and for good reason. Athletic and flashy, the 6-foot-3 Anthony makes highlight plays a routine aspect of his game, with jaw-dropping dunks and dazzling ball-handling. (Keeping It Heel)

Audio: Jones Angell - Sam Howell Is Bringing A Swagger To UNC Football

Tar Heel Sports Network football and basketball play-by-play broadcaster Jones Angell joined Wilson & Parcell on WFNZ radio to discuss being named North Carolina's starter at quarterback, plus more on the team as a whole. (WFNZ)

UNC Women's Soccer Ranked No. 4 in Preseason Soccer America Poll

UNC Women's Soccer is ranked No. 4 in Soccer America magazine's preseason poll released Tuesday. UNC is also ranked second by United Soccer Coaches and third nationally by Top Drawer Soccer. UNC opens its season Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the new UNC Soccer Stadium against Indiana. UNC will play Duke at the new facility on Sunday at 6 p.m. (

Marie McCool, Katrina Dowd Named to WPLL All-Star Team

After an exciting 2019 season, the Women's Professional Lacrosse League announced the 2019 WPLL All-Star Team Tuesday, and former UNC great Marie McCool and current UNC associate head coach Katrina Dowd were among those chosen. A returning All-Star from the 2018 season, Marie McCool continued to impress after a breakout rookie season. (

Cole Holcomb has 'picked it up very smoothly' for Redskins

Rookie could end up being a big part of what Washington does defensively in 2019. This wasn't always the plan. But with the injury to Reuben Foster and the release of Mason Foster, a bigger-than-expected window of opportunity has opened for the UNC product. And let head coach Jay Gruden tell it, Holcomb is making a quick adjustment. (USA Today)

A list of facts about the last time Mack Brown coached a game at UNC

After the end of the 1997 regular season, left North Carolina to take the head job at Texas. As he did not coach the bowl game, his final game was a 50-14 blowout of Duke to complete a 10-1 regular season. Titanic was the highest grossing film of 1997. The number one song in the United States was “Candle in the Wind” by Elton John. (Tar Heel Blog)

After national championship loss, Lotte Wubben-Moy brings poise to UNC women's soccer

Lotte Wubben-Moy debuted for Arsenal’s pro team when she was 16, playing in 12 unpaid games over three seasons. When she was finishing school, the team offered her a paid contract. But she wasn't interested in going pro so soon. Instead, she traveled from London to Chapel Hill looking to challenge herself on the pitch while she got an education. (Daily Tar Heel)

Video: K.J. Smith Receives UNC Basketball Scholarship

North Carolina junior point guard , a former walk-on and son of Tar Heel and NBA legend , gets the news from that he will be on scholarship for the 2019-20 basketball season. Read More...

UNC ranked the No. 1 ACC college football program for student-athletes

NCSA analyzed over 250 four-year colleges with college football programs to develop a list of the Best Division 1 Football Colleges for Student-Athletes. The University of North Carolina ranks No. 3 in the nation behind Stanford and UCLA, and No. 1 in the ACC. Also in the Top 10 nationally are Duke (No. 7), Georgia Tech (No. 9), and Virginia (No. 10). (NCSA Sports)

Anson Dorrance's Enduring Legacy Defined

On Thursday, UNC's legendary women's soccer program will open its new stadium in Chapel Hill. It will be a cause for celebration and as someone who has worked on and off with this program since its founding in 1979, it will be emotional. What a tribute this edifice will be to the legacy of that program and the man that built it from scratch, . (

Sam Howell Takes Stage as UNC's QB Frontrunner

If it seemed was hedging his bets in announcing true freshman as UNC’s first-team quarterback instead of the team’s starter against South Carolina. Following UNC’s final training camp practice on Monday night, however, there appears to be good reason for Brown to explain the quarterback situation in the manner in which he did. (Inside Carolina)

Top 10 UNC Football True Freshmen From Preseason Camp

True freshman quarterback figures to play a major role for the Tar Heels in 2019. Beyond Howell, two other true freshmen are indeed expected to start: Punter and long-snapper . Here is a quick glance at the true freshmen expected to contribute the most for the Tar Heels and provide meaningful depth during the season. (Inside Carolina)

UNC Women's Soccer Opens Season Hosting Carolina Nike Classic

UNC opens its 2019 women's soccer season this weekend at the new UNC Soccer & Lacrosse Stadium by hosting the Carolina Nike Classic. There will be two games both Thursday and Sunday and all four games this weekend will be televised on ACC Network Extra. On Thursday, UNC will play Indiana at 6:30 p.m. On Sunday, UNC will play Duke at 6 p.m. (

Older Tar Heels Firmly Behind Sam Howell

The decision to name true freshman as UNC's first-team quarterback didn’t come as much of a surprise to his older teammates. The Tar Heels with the most tread on their tires not only are embracing Howell as the starter with a week-and-a-half before the season opener versus South Carolina, but they have no problem making sense of it. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

UNC Football Position Preview 2019: Defensive Secondary

Any conversation about Tar Heel cornerbacks has to start with . Last season, he was one of a few players rotating as the number two cornerback behind to start the year. Sails got hurt and Rene stepped up as a consistent starter. Sails has since transferred to USF to be closer to family, and Rene enters the year as the No. 1 cornerback. (Tar Heel Blog)

Chansky’s Notebook: One More Pop, Please!

I guess using six home football games to experiment with selling beer and wine at UNC athletic events is a good place to start, and Bubba Cunningham made it clear that this is, for now, a football-only move. And please, no more wine and cheese jokes. It may bring in more money, but selling beer and wine could cut into the sale of soft drinks and water. (

Video: Mack Hollins Battling For Roster Spot On Philadelphia Eagles

Former UNC wide receiver and current football analyst talks with fellow former UNC receiver as he prepares for year three in the NFL. After winning a Super Bowl his rookie season, Hollins is now battling for a roster spot, which his walk-on days in Chapel Hill helped prepare him for. Read More...
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