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UNC Offensive Coordinator Phil Longo Explains His "Air Raid" Offense

UNC offensive coordinator Phil Longo runs the Air Raid offense, something he learned initially from Mike Leach and later from Kliff Kingsbury. But Longo has tweaked and changed things to his own liking over time, and the results have been prolific offenses with a healthy pass/run balance whether at the FCS level or the Power 5 level. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Which Team Should be the Favorite to Win the ACC Coastal in 2019?

Once again the Coastal appears to be wide open. For starters, three teams (Georgia Tech, Miami, North Carolina) have new head coaches. Defending division champion Pittsburgh is replacing a pair of 1,000-yard rushers. Duke is breaking in a new starting quarterback and both Virginia and Virginia Tech are tasked with replacing key pieces on offense. (Athlon Sports)

Podcast: Spring Football Recap - From the Pressbox and the Sidelines

Ross Martin and John Bauman of Inside Carolina join host Tommy Ashley to recap North Carolina Football's Spring Game last Saturday from their perspectives in the press box and on the sidelines. (Spreaker)

Roy Williams, Mack Brown team up for Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge

North Carolina fans have been spoiled with some legendary coaches in their respective programs. The Tar Heels have two legends heading two of their biggest programs with and . While the coaches will be on the field and court for their programs in 2019, they are teaming up this Spring for a big charity event on the golf course. (Keeping It Heel)

How is former UNC quarterback Chazz Surratt’s switch to linebacker going?

has transitioned from quarterback to linebacker with UNCs football team. Through spring practice, there are signs that it might work out. “I thought the best path for me in the future was to go to the other side of the ball and play linebacker. I played it in high school and had success.” Surratt has bulked up to nearly 230 pounds. (Shelby Star)

Video: Taylor Vippolis Discusses UNC's Spring Game Takeaways

Former North Carolina wide receiver and Inside Carolina football analyst breaks down last weekend's Spring Game for UNC and where the Tar Heels stand heading into the 2019 football season. Read More...

Carolina Insider Podcast: Landon Turner, UNC Spring Game, and an all-time Local News reading

Hosts Jones Angell and Adam Lucas review North Carolina's Spring Game, recap Spring football, offer two wholesome #WhatUps, an all-time #LocalNews reading, listener THSMLL™, and former Carolina offensive lineman Landon Tuner joins the Pod to talk about his Tar Heel football career, life in the NFL, and his famous pancake poster. (

Why former UNC quarterback Bryn Renner is now coaching FIU Panthers’ cornerbacks

, who is FIU’s new cornerbacks coach, is only 29, but he has acquired loads of knowledge since he signed to play quarterback for at the University of North Carolina one decade ago. Davis, who on Friday wrapped up his third spring as FIU’s coach, wants his cornerbacks to benefit from Renner’s experience studying defenses. (Miami Herald)

Former UNC Linebacker Cole Holcomb Gaining NFL Draft Buzz

Former UNC linebacker is gaining buzz and impressing pro scouts leading up to the 2019 NFL Draft from April 25-27 in Nashville, Tenn. Holcomb, measuring 6-foot-1 and 234-pounds, ran a 4.48 40-yard dash, posted a 132-inch broad jump, a 39.5-inch vertical leap, and did 22 repetitions of 225-pounds on the bench press. (Inside Carolina)

Extra Points: Spring Forth

The challenge as wraps up his first spring practice in his second iteration as the Tar Heels' coach is to bring both the offense and defense along at a complementary pace. North Carolina could be quite good on offense. But defense is another matter with the formidable task of building depth in the front wall and linebacking corps. (

Javonte Williams' Confidence Continues to Grow

UNC running back "can catch, he can run, he's 220 pounds, he's got a low base," said. "He's really fast. He's made some of the bigger plays this spring that we've had. And he's got the unusual ability to take the ball off tackle and make four yards or bounce it outside and make 80. That's just who he is. I think he's really good." (

‘Be the one’: UNC football debuts culture shift during Saturday's spring game

It’s the beginning of a new era for the UNC football team, and during Saturday’s spring game, it showed. While Team Carolina beat Team Tar Heels 24-10, the scrimmage was more than just numbers. It was a chance to debut the new team, the new staff and the new attitude in hopes of reviving the fan base the same way it revitalized the team culture. (Daily Tar Heel)
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Football Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 24
Spring Game: 10
Sat, Apr 13
Upcoming Games:
UNC @ South Carolina
Sat, Aug 31 TBD Tickets
UNC vs. Miami
Sat, Sep 7 TBD Tickets
UNC @ Wake Forest
Thu, Sep 12 TBD Tickets
ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
Georgia Tech5-37-6
Virginia Tech4-46-7
North Carolina1-72-9

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(2) Clemson9-015-0
(17) Syracuse6-210-3
NC State5-39-4
Boston College4-47-5
Wake Forest3-57-6
Florida State3-55-7

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