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Sam Howell Named Freshman All-American By The Athletic

ACC Rookie of the Year added to his awards locker Thursday when he was named the first team quarterback on The Athletic's Freshman All-America team. Howell was the first true freshman to start a season opener in UNC football history. He finished the regular season completing 234 passes for 3,347 yards and 35 TDs with only seven INTs. (GoHeels.com)

North Carolina Football: Athlon Sports 2019 Team Awards

In a season filled with close games, UNC finished 6-6 and made a bowl game. ’s first year back in Chapel Hill has to be considered a rousing success. Here are the awards for this exciting Tar Heel season. Offensive MVP: Quarterback completed 60 percent of his passes for 3,347 yards, 33 touchdowns, and just 7 interceptions. (Athlon Sports)

UNC Football Exam Week: Grading the Defense

One of the slowest weeks of the college athletics calendar has arrived as players buckle down to finish the fall semester off with final exams and coaches on the road recruiting. With that in mind, it’s time to take an in-depth look at each position group in the North Carolina defense and give the Tar Heels a grade for their performance in the regular season. (Heels Maven)

Breaking Down UNC Football's Regular-Season Offensive Stats

North Carolina’s regular season is complete so THI has broken down the offensive numbers to get an understanding of how the season went from a grading and deep statistical standpoint. Here is a breakdown of UNC’s offensive numbers through the regular season: UNC ran for 2,461 yards on the ground, 1,642 of which came after contact. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

UNC Football Exam Week: Grading the Offense

One of the slowest weeks of the college sports calendar has arrived as players buckle down to finish the fall semester with final exams and coaches are on the road recruiting. With that in mind, it’s time to take an in-depth look at each position group in North Carolina's offense and give the Tar Heels a grade for their performance in the regular season. (Heels Maven)

How Does Sam Howell's Freshman Season Stack Up vs. Heisman Winners, Other Top QBs?

With at quarterback, the Tar Heels are in elite company, as they’re set at the game’s single most-important position through at least 2021 and possibly 2022. When a freshman quarterback bursts onto the scene, it can change the trajectory of a middling program, just as it did for N.C. State with Philip Rivers in 2000 or Robert Griffin III at Baylor in 2008. (Heels Maven)

Tar Heels In The NFL: Week 14

Chicago Bears QB started on Thursday Night Football in Dallas, completing 23 of 31 passes for 231 yards, three TDs, and one interception. He also rushed for 63 yards and another score in the Bears 31-24 win. Washington LB started at Lambeau Field and led the team with nine tackles in their 20-15 loss to Green Bay. (GoHeels.com)

Brown, Tatum among ESPN's 150 greatest coaches in college football history

59. , 250-128-1 (Appalachian State, Tulane, UNC, Texas): Brown's 158 wins at Texas rank No. 2 in school history, behind Darrell Royal's 167; 82. 100-35-7 (UNC, Oklahoma, Maryland) Tatum recruited Doc Blanchard to UNC in 1942; both left Chapel Hill because of the war. Tatum's second tenure at UNC was cut short by his death at age 46. (ESPN.com)

UNC Wide Receiver Roscoe Johnson Plans to Transfer

North Carolina junior wide receiver plans to transfer from UNC with the intention of playing his final season of college eligibility at a different school. The 6-foot-1, 200-pound South Carolina native announced the decision Tuesday. "I would like to thank the entire coaching staff for giving me the opportunity to play at Carolina," Johnson wrote. (Inside Carolina)

Carolina Insider Podcast: Post-UVa Storylines, Military Bowl, ACCN All-Access Producer Chris Duzan

North Carolina Basketball's bad week got worse at Virginia, but isn't hurt and and played for the first time. Then, the producer of the ACC Network's "All-Access: A Season With Carolina Basketball" Chris Duzan discusses being embedded with the Tar Heels. Plus, UNC is going to the Military Bowl, and more. (GoHeels.com)
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North Carolina: 41
NC State: 10
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UNC @ Temple
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ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
Virginia6-39-4
Virginia Tech5-38-4
Pittsburgh4-47-5
North Carolina4-46-6
Miami4-46-6
Duke3-55-7
Georgia Tech2-63-9

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(3) Clemson9-013-0
Louisville5-37-5
Wake Forest4-48-4
Florida State4-46-6
Boston College4-46-6
Syracuse2-65-7
NC State1-74-8

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