Defense – how about that? – might lead the way for Carolina football
|High School:||West Forsyth|
|Born:||August 5, 1997 (21)|
It’s been a while since the Tar Heels have had reason to feel great about their defense, but steady improvement over the past two seasons...Thursday August 31, 2017
Jalen Dalton Aiming to Lead
The Tar Heels spent some time with the Marines in February of this offseason. It was just a team-building exercise to help teach the group...Saturday August 26, 2017
UNC's Defense Ahead of Offense
Jalen Dalton smiled, but didn’t want to rub it in. Dajaun Drennon did the same, chuckling while dismissing a question about the North Carolina defense...
Sunday April 9, 2017
Tuesday UNC Football Spring Practice Notes
UNC football coach Larry Fedora spoke to media after the Tar Heels' practice Tuesday. Fedora pointed out several players who have stepped up as leaders...
Wednesday March 29, 2017
UNC DT Jalen Dalton Working to Regain Starting Spot
Through three games, UNC defensive tackle Jalen Dalton has been inconsistent in his play, according to defensive coordinator Gene Chizik. Dalton has been playing too...
Tuesday September 27, 2016
Young UNC football defenders step up in loss to Georgia
The North Carolina football team needed someone to step up. Jalen Dalton, penciled in as the team’s starting defensive tackle, played approximately 30 snaps in...
Wednesday September 7, 2016
UNC Defensive Tackle Jalen Dalton Standing Out
“I would have to pick out a young kid who has really come into his own,” Larry Fedora said when asked about a standout camp...
Wednesday August 24, 2016
UNC's Tyler Powell Filling Void at Defensive End
Tyler Powell’s versatility along UNC's defensive line is proving to be beneficial 10 days into training camp. Much of the defensive line talk during August...Monday August 15, 2016
Chizik details progress of Dalton, defensive line
One surprise on the first day of UNC's preseason camp was sophomore defensive lineman Jalen Dalton running with the first-team defense. The move signifies that...
Friday August 12, 2016
Jalen Dalton Q&A
UNC defensive lineman Jalen Dalton got his first live reps of college football roughly midway through last season against Wake Forest. He never looked back...
Thursday August 11, 2016