How UNC Punter Ben Kiernan Found His Calling
|Born:||October 19, 1988 (32)|
Although UNC always seemed like a potential fit to Ben Kiernan, it wasn’t until former punter Tom Sheldon abruptly left the Tar Heels in the...Wednesday September 23, 2020
Anthony Ratliff-Williams Earns First-Team All-ACC Football Honors
Anthony Ratliff-Williams was named to the All-ACC first team as a return specialist, the league office announced Monday. The sophomore from Matthews, North Carolina, was...Monday November 27, 2017
Even the punter shares in Tar Heels’ misery
Going into UNC’s game Saturday at Virginia Tech, a Tom Sheldon punt had never been returned more than 17 yards (last year’s opponents managed two...
Friday October 27, 2017
Hang time from Down Under: Virginia Tech, UNC both using punters from Australia
Fans wanting to see a high-scoring affair between the Hokies and Tar Heels might not agree, but Chapman’s interest in the matchup lies strictly on...
Thursday October 19, 2017
Larry Fedora worried he was ‘being catfished’ when recruiting punter Tom Sheldon
In recent years, Australia has emerged as a breeding ground for punters. This week, when North Carolina and Virginia Tech square off, both teams will...
Wednesday October 18, 2017
Carolina Insider Podcast: Notre Dame Preview, Tom Sheldon, Basketball Notes
Friday's episode of the Carolina Insider podcast includes a preview of Saturday's home football game against Notre Dame, an interview with Tar Heel punter and...
Friday October 6, 2017
How Tom Sheldon has found home at UNC
Tom Sheldon waits for the snap. It’s his second punt of the day against Louisville, and he looks nervous — but don’t be fooled. This...Saturday September 16, 2017
Tom Sheldon Named Ray Guy Award Punter of the Week
The Augusta Sports Council and the Ray Guy Award announce Tom Sheldon of the University of North Carolina as the Ray Guy Award Punter of...
Monday September 11, 2017
Tom Sheldon Settled In, Expanding Punt Options
UNC punter Tom Sheldon spent his offseason working on what he described as “torpedo” kicks, otherwise known as traditional American punts. The rugby-style kicks are...
Wednesday August 9, 2017
Tom Sheldon Anchoring UNC's Special Teams
As good as Tom Sheldon may have been in his first full season in Chapel Hill, Larry Fedora has already seen a “tremendous amount of...
Friday July 21, 2017