Shakeel Rashad: Expectations for the 2016 UNC defense
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Shakeel Rashad, Jeff Schoettmer, Sam Smiley, and Justin Thomason were all big parts of North Carolina's 2015 defense which helped the Heels to a 11-3...Monday May 23, 2016
UNC Football’s Fifth-Year Seniors Have Seen It All
As UNC’s incredible football season approaches its conclusion, all five of the team’s fifth-year seniors each celebrated another milestone....they graduated from school and put one...
Tuesday December 15, 2015
Injury Ends Sam Smiley's Season
Sam Smiley, who helped shore up the secondary in North Carolina's resurgent defense, will miss the postseason. The senior suffered a torn left Achilles tendon...
Thursday December 3, 2015
Injury reports for Saturday’s football games involving UNC, State, Duke and Wake
North Carolina at Virginia Tech: UNC - Probable: S Sam Smiley; Doubtful: P Corbin Daly, RB Ty’Son Williams; Out for the season: S Cameron Albright,...
Friday November 20, 2015
Tar Heels let defense do heavy lifting in defeat of Virginia
North Carolina has a defense good enough to win ACC football games. Let that sink in. UNC didn’t allow a second-half point for the second...
Sunday October 25, 2015
Shakeel Rashad Named ACC Linebacker of the Week
Shakeel Rashad, UNC, Sr., OLB: Rashad forced a fumble, intercepted a pass, broke up another and had two tackles – including a 10-yard tackle for...Monday September 14, 2015
Lucas: Rapid Reactions - NC A&T
Shakeel Rashad was a playmaker for the defense. He forced the fumble that led to Sam Smiley's 52-yard return in the first quarter, and he...
Saturday September 12, 2015
Free safety Sam Smiley embraces old man role
North Carolina safety Sam Smiley is a sage among his peers. The fifth-year senior — who is slated to start at free safety this season...
Wednesday August 26, 2015
Smiley returns at good time for Heels
Sam Smiley started out working with the third defensive rotation at strong safety upon his return to practice, but by the time the Spring Game...
Tuesday April 22, 2014
Talent Building in UNC's Secondary
Jabari Price and Tre Boston graduated, while Tim Scott shifted to free safety from corner. Those significant changes, however, didn’t prevent other members of the...
Saturday April 12, 2014