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Mack Brown expects star quarterback Drake Maye to stick with UNC

After the season has had at UNC, coach understands there will be NIL offers to transfer, but he still expects his star quarterback to return to the Tar Heels next season. During an ACC championship game news conference Friday, Brown was asked whether he worried about players like Maye being offered deals to play elsewhere. (

Coaching friends Mack Brown, Dabo Swinney meet in ACC football championship game

In 2009, , then the head coach at Texas, invited Dabo Swinney, who had just been hired at Clemson, to Austin to observe how he ran the Longhorns’ football program. For Swinney, the lessons learned from Brown during that visit were instrumental in jumpstarting his own successful coaching career. And he said he’s eternally grateful. (Associated Press)

Even without Playoff implications, ACC title game a meaningful matchup

When it comes to motivation, there’s plenty to go around on both sides. It has been 42 years since UNC raised an ACC football championship banner. That’s the accomplishment that bypassed coach during his 1st tenure in Chapel Hill and would help raise the profile of his program at a school much more famous for its success in men’s basketball. (Saturday Road)

Video: Mack Brown Friday Pre-ACC Championship Game Press Conference

North Carolina head football coach speaks with the media on Friday afternoon, ahead of the Tar Heels' ACC Championship game matchup against the Clemson Tigers on Saturday night in Charlotte. (View Video)

UNC defensive end Kaimon Rucker a linchpin as Tar Heels’ defense prepares for Clemson

Some offensive linemen in the recruiting space lost the chance to get a scholarship offer from UNC because of . The Tar Heels’ starting defensive end — which they call the power end — was often told he was too short or needed to move to another position when he was being recruited out of high school. But all Rucker does is make plays. (

Extra Points: Tiger Time

A fresh start for the North Carolina football program begins at 8 p.m. on Saturday in Bank of America Stadium against a team that's been the gold standard of ACC football the last eight years. The Tar Heels will forever hold the final ACC Coastal Division championship. On the cusp of a new way of life around the ACC, the timing is perfect to close the deal. (

ACC Championship Prediction: North Carolina and Clemson Meet in Charlotte

If North Carolina can't block Clemson, it will be another long game for and the offense. Clemson running back should put up big numbers and their offense should be able to score against this Carolina D. In a tight game, kicker B.T. Potter is the difference as Clemson returns to the top of the ACC. Prediction: Clemson 27, UNC 24. (Athlon Sports)

Drake Maye Named A Finalist For Manning Award

UNC quarterback has been named a finalist for the Manning Award. The Manning Award, created in honor of the college football accomplishments of Archie, Peyton, and Eli Manning, is the only quarterback award that takes the candidates' bowl performances into consideration. The winner will be announced after the bowls in January. (

UNC football vs. Clemson in ACC championship: Scouting report, prediction

North Carolina, the 2022 Coastal Division champion, will attempt to end its 41-year ACC football title drought Saturday. Prediction: Clemson 31, UNC 28: This will probably be closer than most people think. But the Tigers' defensive superiority will make UNC work for every point and their offense will score just enough to collect a 21st ACC football crown. (Fayetteville Observer)

Carolina Insider Podcast: Football & Basketball Previews, Erin Matson & Ally Sentnor Interviews

UNC lost its third straight basketball game Wednesday. Now the Tar Heels travel to Blacksburg for a critical ACC contest (13:19). and Adam Lucas preview UNC Football's ACC Championship matchup with Clemson (42:53). Plus, interviews with UNC soccer star Ally Sentnor (1:04:18) and field hockey legend (1:11:02). (Listen To Podcast)
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Football Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 27
NC State: 30
Fri, Nov 25 Box Score
Next Game:
UNC vs. Clemson
Sat, Dec 3 8:00 ET, Charlotte, N.C.
ABC Tickets
ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
(24) North Carolina6-29-3
Georgia Tech4-45-7
Virginia Tech1-63-8

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(10) Clemson8-010-2
(14) Florida State5-39-3
NC State4-48-4
Wake Forest3-57-5
Boston College2-63-9

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