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Former UNC defensive back Terry Shankle named head football coach at South Stanly High School

South Stanly announced Thursday the hiring of a new football coach. South Athletic Director Sean Whitley says has been hired. Shankle, a Norwood native and a 2009 graduate of South Stanly, attended UNC where he was a starter at defensive back. He has been an assistant coach at Northwoods, Anson and Eastern Randolph high schools. (Stanly News & Press)

Jake Bargas Signs With New Orleans Saints

The New Orleans Saints have announced the signing of fullback . Bargas originally signed with the Minnesota Vikings as an undrafted free agent out of UNC in 2020. Bargas appeared in the Saints-Vikings Christmas game in 2020 and in one game in 2021. In 2022, he spent the second half of the season on the Miami Dolphins practice squad. (New Orleans Saints)

UNC AD Bubba Cunningham Addresses ACC Meetings, Grant of Rights, Revenue Disparity

North Carolina Director of Athletics Bubba Cunningham spoke with Sirius XM College Sports at the ACC's Spring Meetings in Amelia Island, Florida about the reports, as well as the grant of rights, the revenue gap, NIL, governance structure, and other important topics regarding the ACC and college sports as a whole. Here is what Cunningham had to say. (Inside Carolina)

Kickoff Times Announced For UNC's First Three Football Games

UNC Football's season-opening match-up with South Carolina on Sept. 2 will air on ABC and kickoff at 7:30 p.m. The Tar Heels' home opener against App St. on Sept. 9 will kick off at 5:15 pm and air on ACC Network. On Sept. 16, Carolina welcomes Minnesota to Chapel Hill. That game will kick off at 3:30 p.m. and will be broadcast on ESPN or ESPN2. (

Why UNC WR Devontez Walker skyrocketed into top 10 in updated transfer portal rankings

North Carolina wide receiver Devontez Walker turned heads during his first offseason in Chapel Hill. The Kent State transfer jumped from No. 28 to No. 6 in 247Sports' updated transfer portal rankings. With a 95 grade, Walker is the No. 2 ranked receiver in the portal and the ACC's second-best transfer behind Florida State cornerback Fentrell Cyprus. (Inside Carolina)

Video: The Players' Lounge - Caleb Hood Interview

North Carolina running back discusses being a legacy Tar Heel as the son of former UNC defensive back , his position switch from quarterback to running back, his expectations for the 2023 UNC Football season, and much more. (View Video)

Kobe Paysour Ready For The Next Step

is ready for a bigger role in UNC’s passing game and certainly will have that opportunity. Paysour had some positive moments last season filling in at slot receiver for and at the Holiday Bowl after Downs opted out. A 6-foot, 185-pound native of Kings Mountain, Paysour made the most of his opportunities in those games. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Kaimon Rucker, Tar Heel Defense Playing With More Connectivity

knows the North Carolina defense didn’t produce at the level it wanted to last season. UNC’s defense surrendering 30.2 points per game and only recorded 17 sacks. But Rucker believes defensive coordinator and the rest of the unit are starting to click. Rucker enters the season as one of the Tar Heels' most experienced defenders. (Inside Carolina)

Scouting North Carolina's Safeties

Each offseason, Jason Staples conducts extensive evaluations and scouting reports of key players expected to play major roles in the upcoming North Carolina football season. This week's discussion centers on the safety position for the Tar Heels, with reports completed on , Will Hardy, , , and Giovanni Biggers. (Inside Carolina)

Where PFF Ranks Sam Howell Among NFL Starting Quarterbacks

27. , Washington Commanders - Howell was given one game late last season to audition for the starting job and performed well in it. He completed 11 of 19 passes for 168 yards and a touchdown while rushing for 35 yards and another score. Howell was seen as a legitimate prospect before sliding down to the fifth round of the 2022 NFL Draft. (Pro Football Focus)
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Football Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 13
Spring Game: 3
Sat, Apr 15
Next Game:
UNC vs. South Carolina
Sat, Sep 2 7:30 ET, Charlotte, N.C.
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ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
North Carolina6-29-5
Georgia Tech4-45-7
Virginia Tech1-63-8

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(10) Clemson8-011-3
(13) Florida State5-310-3
(25) NC State4-48-5
Wake Forest3-58-5
Boston College2-63-9

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