Virginia Tech coach Brent Pry shares first impression of Drake Maye

Virginia Tech football coach Brent Pry has been impressed with what he has seen from North Carolina freshman quarterback . Pry’s Virginia Tech Hokies team will be taking on Maye and the North Carolina Tar Heels on Saturday. "He’s taken some big hits. But he’ll sit in there and throw the ball," Pry said. "I’ve been very impressed with [him]." (Saturday Road)

Following Sam Howell, Drake Maye on pace for record-setting season with UNC football

knew he wasn’t going to challenge for UNC's starting quarterback spot last season. But he internalized the message Howell used to tell him. When you get your shot, make the most of it. Maye has done that and then some through four games as he threatens to erase the freshman passing records Howell set three years ago. (

Erin Matson Earns Second ACC Field Hockey Offensive Player Of The Week Honor

North Carolina forward has been named Atlantic Coast Conference Field Hockey Offensive Player of the Week for the second time this season after scoring two goals in Friday's 2-0 win over No. 15 Wake Forest. Matson led the way offensively as UNC earned its fifth consecutive shutout. UNC returns to action Sunday at Liberty at 2 p.m. (

Tuesday UNC Football Defense Report: Storm Duck, Ray Vohasek

Tuesday evening at the Kenan Football Center means several UNC football players are available to the media, and the defensive Tar Heels this week were and . They discussed the loss to Notre Dame, what the defense must do to improve, and about Virginia Tech. Here are videos, notes, and quotes from what they had to say. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Tuesday UNC Football Offense Report: Antoine Green, Asim Richards, Drake Maye

, , and fielded questions on Tuesday evening about what was learned from North Carolina's loss to Notre Dame, their personal development this season, position groups, and to look ahead to UNC’s game Saturday at home versus Virginia Tech. Here are videos, notes, and quotes from what they had to say. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Mack Brown Live: Staying the Course, Demanding More

Coming off UNC’s first loss of the season, coach emphasized Monday night (Audio) the importance of staying the course while also demanding more from the Tar Heels, who are preparing for their ACC opener this week against Virginia Tech. After last weekend, many were left wondering what improvements have been made to the UNC defense. (Inside Carolina)

Bryn Renner On 'Supremely Talented' UNC QB Drake Maye: 'I Got Goosebumps'

"[] is by far the most talented quarterback to come through our school in a long, long time, and I mean that," former UNC quarterback said Sunday (Video). "In four games, watching him play and seeing him throw up close and in person, the velocity he throws the ball with, the accuracy he puts on it. You just see the ball pop." (Inside Carolina)

Wet and wild atmosphere for UNC-Virginia Tech?

The forecast for Saturday’s Tech-UNC game in Chapel Hill calls for an 90% chance of rain, with “potential for heavy rainfall.” The UNC athletic department released a statement Tuesday noting that the school is working closely with state and local officials to monitor Hurricane Ian and its potential impact, but the game is scheduled to be played. (Roanoke Times)

Five defensive trends UNC Football has to fix

North Carolina suffered its first loss of the season this past weekend against Notre Dame. The defense couldn’t do anything to stop a previously struggling Irish offense, and it showed that UNC has some serious issues on that side of the ball that are going to hold it back this year. Here are 5 defensive trends UNC has to fix as it heads into ACC play. (Saturday Road)

UNC Football Lettermen Analysis: Discipline, Improvement, Outlook

: "I don't know what's going on with the culture of this defense. There have been too many instances where teammates are snapping at each other. You see snapping at guys. had the late hit. As a leader you pull that guy to the side, but you don't go chirping at that guy, especially a guy who's from another program." (Inside Carolina)

Tar Heels Defense Has Players-Only Meeting For 'Man-To-Man' Talk

Saturday was bad enough for UNC's defense that a players-only meeting was initiated the following morning. "Some guys spoke, and it’s not any specific position group,” said. “Some guys were saying they feel like we’re not a complete defense. Some guys are playing by themselves and we’re not one whole unit playing as 11 guys." (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Danny Green viewed as top 10 underrated player of the decade in NBA

was named a top 10 most underrated player of the past decade by Bleacher Report: "Throughout the past decade, he’s been one of the league’s best perimeter and transition defenders. He worked in switch-heavy schemes to take on an opponent’s top option. Unlike some other defensive aces, Green was far from a minus on offense." (USA Today)

Tar Heel Football Players Appreciate Mack Brown Standing Up For Them

’s eruption on the officials and ensuing unsportsmanlike conduct penalty for protesting a pass interference call gave the sellout crowd a jolt, and certainly resonated with the Tar Heels players nearly an hour after the final seconds had ticked off the clock. "Seeing coach out there fired up for us and defending us was a big moment for the team." (Tar Heel Illustrated)

ACC Football Coastal Division Up for Grabs

While the Coastal Division has become known for its chaos with seven different champions in the past eight seasons, its final run is shaping up to be remembered for its mediocrity. UNC ranks ninth in the ACC in ESPN’s Football Power Index (FPI). Fortunately for the Tar Heels, six ACC programs ranked ahead in the FPI play in the Atlantic Division. (Inside Carolina)

Video: Locked On Tar Heels - First day of basketball practice, What does Pete Nance bring to UNC?

UNC held its first official basketball practice of the 2022-23 season Monday. How will the Tar Heels respond to having a massive target on their back? is the lone newcomer to Carolina's starting rotation. Having transferred from Northwestern, Nance brings a wealth of experience and talent to Chapel Hill. (View Video)
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