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Podcast: Taylor Vippolis Interviews Kareem Martin

Former North Carolina wide receiver and Inside Carolina football analyst catches up with former UNC defensive lineman to see what the current-NY Giants linebacker has been up to since leaving Chapel Hill. Vippolis also discusses the recent success that Carolina has had recruiting four-star wide receivers. (Spreaker)

Which College Football Teams Will Go From Basement to Bowl Eligibility in 2019?

North Carolina: hasn't coached since 2013, but the ACC Coastal Division is there for the taking (as evidenced by last year’s champion, 7–6 Pitt), the schedule is suitable (the Tar Heels play one team that finished in the top 25: Clemson) and Brown's got a good history in Chapel Hill (20–3 his last two seasons there in 1996–97). So, y'all jump on the Mack Train. (Sports Illustrated)

From Spartan to Tar Heel: Javonte Williams

Playing football for UNC has been a dream come true for , the former running back for Wallace-Rose Hill High School. Javonte had many other offers from a number of colleges including Ivy League schools such as Harvard and Yale — but his heart was set on being a Tar Heel. When the offer came in from Carolina, Javonte jumped at the chance. (Sampson Independent)

Chase Rice Says 'Eyes on You' Success Has Brought Him a New Sense of 'Freedom'

It was 2017, and found himself at a crossroads. After success with songs such as 2013’s “Ready Set Roll” and 2014’s “Gonna Wanna Tonight,” Rice had broken ties with his label, fallen off country radio and wondered if he had a future in music. But is a fighter. Rice finds himself again making an impact with country music fans. (People)

Atlanta Falcons give Bruce Carter contract extension

The Atlanta Falcons announced Monday that they've signed linebacker to a one-year extension. The veteran linebacker joined the Falcons early in the 2018 season. Carter was originally selected in the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys. The North Carolina product later played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and New York Jets. (Atlanta Falcons)

Ranking the ACC's Football Rosters for 2019

4. North Carolina: is great at developing and nurturing relationships and that is paying off. After two dismal seasons, UNC's recruiting could have fallen off the map. But sparked by the flip of quarterback from Florida State, Brown and the Tar Heels closed strongly to secure the ACC's fifth-best class and they already have five quality commits for 2020. (Athlon Sports)

Buddy Curry inducted into Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame

Former Atlanta Falcons and UNC linebacker was inducted into the Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame on Feb. 8. Curry played in 109 games for the Falcons during his eight-year career (1980-1987). Where Curry has made his biggest impact has been off the field, though. Curry has made a significant contribution to teaching and growing the game of football. (Atlanta Falcons)

Tre Boston launches Beyond Belief Foundation, reflects on year with Arizona Cardinals

Giving back has been at the forefront of 's mind since he reached football's pinnacle. The former UNC safety has been active in the community since being a fourth-round draft pick by the Carolina Panthers in 2014. With the Beyond Belief Foundation established, Boston made appearances across Lee County with his mother, Iris, this week. (Fort Myers News-Press)

Tar Heels in the Alliance of American Football League

Three former North Carolina football players will be on Alliance of American Football (AAF) team rosters when the new league kicks off Saturday, Feb. 9. All three played a big role on UNC's 2015 11-3 ACC Coastal Division Championship team. QB (San Antonio Commanders), WR (Atlanta Legends), CB (Atlanta Legends). (Inside Carolina)

UNC's Malik Carney, William Sweet Invited to NFL Combine

Former UNC defensive end and offensive tackle have been invited to the NFL Combine set for Feb. 26-March 4 in Indianapolis. Carney's NCAA eligibility expired following his senior season in 2018, while Sweet opted to forego his final year at UNC and enter the NFL Draft early, having already graduated from North Carolina. (Inside Carolina)

Carolina Insider Podcast: Signing Day, NCSU Review, Miami Preview

Jones Angell and Adam Lucas recap North Carolina's basketball win over North Carolina State and look ahead to Saturday's home game against Miami as ' squad looks to improve to 9-1 in Atlantic Coast Conference play. Angell and Lucas also break down this week's football National Signing Day and meet with four new football staff members. (

Report: Charlotte Bobcats discussed working out Julius Peppers

The Carolina Panthers and the NFL are lucky that chose to play football, because he probably could have been a success playing another sport. Before Peppers was picked by the Panthers in the first round of the 2002 draft, he also had played basketball at North Carolina. His size and athleticism were enough to tempt at least one NBA team. (USA Today)
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Football Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 28
NC State: 34
Sat, Nov 24 Box Score
Upcoming Games:
UNC @ South Carolina
Sat, Aug 31 TBD
UNC vs. Miami
Sat, Sep 7 TBD
UNC @ Wake Forest
Thu, Sep 12 TBD
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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