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Video: UNC Strength & Conditioning Coach Brian Hess Virtual Press Conference

North Carolina Football strength and conditioning coach Brian Hess met with the media on a virtual press conference Monday to field questions about how the Tar Heels are handling their physical workouts during the isolation period due to the coronavirus pandemic. Hess answered questions for about 30 minutes. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

20 Under 20 Spotlight: Sam Howell among college football's best young players

UNC quarterback delivered from the jump, shocking South Carolina, nearly shocking Clemson, and guiding North Carolina to its first bowl berth in three seasons. Howell’s 38 touchdowns were the most for a true freshman in FBS history, breaking the record set by Trevor Lawrence. Howell is going to be a Heisman dark horse entering the fall. (247 Sports)

Spring Football Practice In The Summer? Maybe So

With most or all of college football's spring practices cancelled, what are some of the options being bandied about with respect to getting teams back onto the field for their workouts, assuming norm is restored at some point? UNC coach offered up some possibilities. One proposal that has already been advanced is a 10-day camp this summer. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

100 in 100: Bladen County’s Tyrell Godwin, a two-sport star at UNC

Imagine being drafted in the first round of the MLB draft and being offered $1 million to sign with the New York Yankees. was drafted by the Yankees in 1997 and offered a seven-figure contract. But he turned it down, opting to accept a Morehead Scholarship to North Carolina, where he played both football and baseball for the Tar Heels. (North State Journal)

Mack Brown, 'This is a Time to be at Home and Take Care of Your Family'

: "I think we're all looking at things from different perspectives now. There's absolutely no doubt that this is a time to be at home and take care of your family and have more family time together. And I've told our coaches that. Walking through the neighborhoods, I'm hearing a lot of dads and sons and brothers and sisters out back playing." (All Tar Heels)

Why Eric Ebron's upside outweighs the risk for Steelers

Through six seasons, registered 3,195 receiving yards and 27 touchdown receptions, 13 of those coming in 2018. Ebron didn’t have a remarkable career with the team that drafted him No. 10 overall, his four-year tenure in Detroit marked by drops and injuries. He found the right fit in Indianapolis after being released by the Lions in March 2018. (

Another Prong Of The Coronavirus Shutdown: Academics

UNC's football players are home, healthy, and accounted for. They’re also working out. But what about their academics now that Chapel Hill's campus has been shut down through the end of the spring semester as a result of the coronavirus pandemic? “Academically, they have to continue to make progress toward a degree,” said. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Kevin Donnalley's Hiring Fits Into Mack Brown's Plan

After spending four years as the director of student-athlete development at Charlotte, is back in Chapel Hill. North Carolina hired Donnalley as the director of high school relations on Monday. He was a team captain for the Tar Heels and earned All-ACC and All-American honors as a senior in 1991 before going on to play 13 seasons in the NFL. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Mack Brown talks downtime, college football disruption and more

was coming off of a season where the Tar Heels made a bowl his first season back in Chapel Hill, with a quarterback set to shatter records and great recruiting success. Now, there's no certainty that there will even be a 2020 college football season. Brown talked about managing a football team from afar when a nation isolates due to COVID-19. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Mack Brown COVID-19 Concerns, Comparisons & Perspective

While physical and mental health are 's primary concerns for his Tar Heels while the COVID-19 situation keeps the football team sidelined for the foreseeable future, there are aspects of the crisis that offer worry, hope and a sense of perspective. UNC's head coach offered his insight in a wide-ranging interview with reporters this week. (Inside Carolina)
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Football Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 55
Temple: 13
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ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
Virginia Tech5-38-5
North Carolina4-47-6
Georgia Tech2-63-9

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(2) Clemson9-014-1
Wake Forest4-48-5
Florida State4-46-7
Boston College4-46-7
NC State1-74-8

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