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Tomon Fox embraces role as Tar Heels’ ‘big brother’

hasn’t been a member of the North Carolina football team forever. It only seems like it. The star outside linebacker, who is one sack short of matching Hall of Famer on the school’s all-time list, played his first game with the Tar Heels as a true freshman all the way back in 2016. He’s poised to finish his career on a high note. (North State Journal)

Chansky’s Notebook: Avoiding Buzz-Kill

UNC has lost six of the last eight football games at Virginia Tech, the last a six-overtime thriller. Now with basically the same offensive line and a Heisman candidate quarterback, what about young backs and wide receivers? acknowledges his program has become a “media darling.” “Now we have to shut up and prove we’re good.” (Chapelboro.com)

Video: Mack Brown 2021 ACC Kickoff Breakout Interview

North Carolina football coach met with the media in a breakout room during the first day of the 2021 ACC Kickoff on Wednesday in Charlotte. Brown also had two interview sessions with the print media during the day. Here is the the video from a healthy chunk of his afternoon breakout session. (View Video)

Mack Brown hinted at Sam Howell's NFL future, but UNC QB is focused on one thing

barely raises an eyebrow despite having his name thrown around in Heisman Trophy conversations. Part of the reason UNC isn't conducting a huge campaign for him is because Howell isn't interested in them doing so. "I've been trying to have people limit those distractions so when the season starts I can focus 100 percent on my team." (MSN.com)

‘He’s changed so many lives’: UNC coach Mack Brown sends well wishes to Bobby Bowden at ACC Kickoff

College football is the sport it is because of Bobby Bowden, and the outpouring of support at ACC Kickoff for the former head Seminole after the announcement of his terminal diagnosis is proof of that. One such well wisher is FSU alumnus and UNC coach . "I love Coach Bowden and Ann and he’s been a mentor to me for many years." (WCTV)

Video: Mack Brown On How UNC Has Built Its Football Program So Quickly

Heading into his third season in his second run at North Carolina, coach has the Tar Heels looking like a powerhouse ready to challenge Clemson for supremacy in the ACC. At the 2021 ACC Football Kickoff on Wednesday, Brown explains how he has been able to turn UNC around so quickly. (View Video)

North Carolina Tar Heels' Sam Howell partners with Bojangles

Last season, UNC quarterback made a stunning admission: He's never eaten a steak. No cheeseburgers or seafood, either. His teammates teased him endlessly, he said, but he was a chicken-only man. On Wednesday, Howell turned that culinary hot take into a new marketing deal, partnering with Bojangles on a new social media campaign. (ESPN.com)

Chandler’s talent, experience important as UNC tries to replace Williams and Carter

With the loss of the dynamic running back combination of and , one of the biggest questions surrounds what North Carolina’s running game will look like in their absence. One answer, and the player who quarterback says he’s most excited to see in a game, is Tennessee graduate transfer running back Ty Chandler. (Tar Heel Tribune)

Sam Howell Taking Measured, Unique Approach to NIL Opportunities

"I think the main thing for me is I want to keep the main thing the main thing, which is winning football games," UNC quarterback said. "You want to take advantage of the opportunity you have. I've partnered with a charity called Table in Chapel Hill. We deliver meals to underprivileged kids come Chapel Hill. That's my first partnership." (Inside Carolina)

Ball ahead of brand: UNC football players back Mack Brown’s NIL endorsement deals slogan

As members of the North Carolina football team have begun to explore the uncharted waters of name, image, and likeness endorsements, coach has used his own marketing slogan, a message to heed amid this new era of merchandising. Don’t let your brand get ahead of your ball. It’s a talking point that has resonated among the Tar Heels. (New Bern Sun Journal)
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Football Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 27
Texas A&M: 41
Sat, Jan 2 Box Score
Upcoming Games:
UNC at Virginia Tech
Fri, Sep 3 6:00 ET ESPN Tickets
UNC vs. Georgia State - First Responders Appreciation Day
Sat, Sep 11 7:30 ET RSN Tickets
UNC vs. Virginia - Cancer Awareness Game / Health Care Worker Appreciation Day
Sat, Sep 18 7:30 ET ACC Network Tickets
ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
(22) Miami7-28-3
(18) North Carolina7-38-4
Pittsburgh5-56-5
Virginia Tech5-55-6
Virginia4-55-5
Georgia Tech3-63-7
Duke1-92-9

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(3) Clemson8-110-2
NC State7-38-4
Boston College5-56-5
Wake Forest3-44-5
Louisville3-74-7
Florida State2-63-6
Syracuse1-91-10

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