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Carolina Insider Podcast: Training Camp Updates, Mack Brown

Tuesday's episode of the Carolina Insider podcast is peppered with tidbits from the first week of football training camp and a visit from former UNC football coach . The former Tar Heel and Texas head coach and current ESPN analyst was in Chapel Hill last weekend to be honored for his impending December induction into the College Football Hall of Fame. (

Eagles' Mack Hollins hopes the extra work he's putting in pays off in Year 2

Practice is over and hurries off the field and heads straight for the Eagles’ locker room, where he peels off his sweat-soaked practice gear and spends about 25 minutes relaxing at his locker. Then, still barefoot, the hippy-dippy second-year wide receiver with the pet ball python and boa constrictor heads back out to the field for a daily 30-minute catching session. (Philadelphia Inquirer)

Giovani Bernard might be the toughest guy on the Bengals’ roster

Let’s take a moment to praise running back . Through five seasons, Bernard has been a rock-steady contributor for an offense that’s featured a revolving door of offensive coordinators. Between 2013-2017, Bernard has generated 4,973 yards from scrimmage, which ranks second behind A.J. Green during that time frame, on 920 touches and 24 touchdowns. (Cincy Jungle)

Video: Mitch Trubisky Mic'd Up at Chicago Bears Practice

Former North Carolina quarterback and No. 2 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, gets mic'd up at a recent Chicago Bears preseason practice. Come for the pinpoint passing and small talk. Stay for Trubisky dancing to Michael Jackson. Read More...

Ranking the 2018 ACC Quarterbacks

13. , North Carolina: The Tar Heels had three different quarterbacks make starts last fall, with ending 2017 with the team lead in passing yards (1,342). Elliott wasn’t far behind Surratt, throwing for 925 yards and 10 touchdowns in five appearances. With Surratt sidelined for a chunk of the first half of the season, Elliott is now at the controls. (Athlon Sports)

Extra Points: Celebrating Coach Brown

Former UNC Football coach returned to Chapel Hill Saturday for festivities saluting him for his impending December induction into the College Football Hall of Fame. Brown attended practice Saturday and afterward addressed the team, telling them it was a "privilege" to play in an historic venue like Kenan Stadium and that he was pulling for them each Saturday. (

UNC Football: Coaches disciplined in shoe selling violation

North Carolina football players weren’t the only ones disciplined in the shoe-selling scandal. It appears as if the school has also disciplined some coaches that were involved as well. Bubba Cunningham revealed in an interview on Tuesday that coaches on the UNC Football staff were also disciplined but would not reveal which ones or what the punishment actually was. (Keeping It Heel)

Freshman Standouts at UNC Football Training Camp

Almost every North Carolina player and coach we asked has mentioned as one of the main freshmen standing out. The 5-foot-10, 190-pound cornerback from Greater Atlanta Christian High School arrived at UNC in June and has already made a case for reps. Wide receivers and are also expected to make an impact in year one. (Inside Carolina)

Steelers rookie R.J. Prince is staying focused

, a 6-6, 311-pound rookie free agent from North Carolina, has caught the eyes of many during camp, and while it’s still early with only one preseason game under his belt, offensive line coach Mike Munchak likes what he brings to the table. “Great kid. Great size. Very good attitude. Playing both guard and tackle and doing a good job adjusting between the two." (Pittsburgh Steelers)

Video: UNC Football Opening Scrimmage Highlights and Recap

The North Carolina football team held its first scrimmage of preseason camp over the weekend, and Lee Pace of breaks down the action as we get a look at some of the highlights. Read More...

Podcast: Roundtable Predictions for North Carolina's 2018 Football Season

Tommy Ashley hosts a roundtable discussion as the Inside Carolina crew makes their predictions for the 2018 North Carolina Football Season, which kicks off at Cal on September 1 at 4:00 p.m. televised by Fox. (Audioboom)

Giovani Bernard's borrowed minivan finds new home with Marine vet

Bengals running back 's borrowed minivan became something of an icon when he was a rookie, thanks to HBO’s "Hard Knocks." The TV show dedicated a segment to the vehicle during the Bengals’ training camp in 2013. Now the reliable old van is heading to a second home thanks to Bernard’s future mother-in-law, Anita Call, who owned it. (

First glimpse of Mitch Trubisky a good reminder that nobody has more to prove in 2018

possesses skills that make it easy to understand the hype, but not enough evidence exists to declare his rash of interceptions early in training camp was the exception or the rule. He needs to demonstrate a grasp of Matt Nagy’s offense against defenders who aren’t on the same payroll. He needs to improve his passing in the pocket and accuracy on the move. (Chicago Tribune)

UNC Warns Other Schools After NCAA Violations over Sneaker Resales

University of North Carolina officials reportedly contacted three other schools in the wake of committing NCAA violations in the form of 13 football players selling shoes given to them as part of UNC's apparel deal with Jordan Brand. According to's Darren Rovell and Nick DePaula, North Carolina reportedly spoke with officials from Michigan, Marquette and California. (Bleacher Report)

‘There’s nothing to joke about.’ Duke-UNC football rivalry is a big deal, too.

The UNC-Duke rivalry started in 1888. You might argue a rivalry is moot when one team inexorably beats the other. Yet, during a Tar Heel run of 21 wins in 22 seasons from 1990 through 2011, the meetings retained their cachet for an ever-dwindling core group. Since David Cutcliffe led the Blue Devils to four wins in the last six encounters, the drama has revived the series. (Durham Herald-Sun)
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James Madison0
at NC State0
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Alcorn State0
at Georgia Tech0
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at Boston College0
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at Pittsburgh0
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North Carolina0
at California0
Sat Sep 1, 4:00 PM

at Virginia0
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at #1 Alabama0
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#8 Miami0
at #24 LSU0
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#17 Virginia Tech0
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