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Sam Howell's freshman season measuring up with UNC's best of all-time

Lost in the aftermath of Saturday's loss at Virginia Tech was 's brilliance on a day that his offensive line didn't give him much help. One game after setting a single-game freshman record for passing yardage, Howell tied Carolina's single-game record with five touchdown passes and set a new mark for freshmen, with 20 touchdowns on the season. (Heels Maven)

Mack Brown Pushes Instant Replay Reform After Virginia Tech Loss

Less than a week removed from advocating for greater instant replay utilization, expressed further frustration with the current process after a pair of questionable penalties and a non-call went against UNC in Saturday’s six-overtime loss at Virginia Tech. None of the three plays were reviewable despite coming at critical moments in the game. (Inside Carolina)

Tar Heels In The NFL: Week 7

, TE, Indianapolis Colts: Ebron started against the Texans and had season highs in receptions and yards. He had four catches on five targets for 70 yards including a touchdown as the Colts won, 30-23. , QB, Chicago Bears: Trubisky completed 34 of 54 passes for 251 yards, all season highs, and two TDs against the Saints. (

Mack Brown Live: Tar Heels Maintaining Confidence

"The hardest thing is getting the guys to believe they can win,” UNC Football coach Mack said on his radio show Monday (Audio). “That's the hardest thing. We get it right down to the end. We're fighting, competing, but now, we've got to take another step and that's the step we've got to take this weekend. We've got to be able to make the plays to win." (Inside Carolina)

Phil Longo's Bag Of Tricks Includes A Monsoon

They call it "Monsoon." As nightfall had fully settled in around Lane Stadium in Blacksburg, VA, on Saturday, Phil Longo reached into his bag of tricks against Virginia Tech and let ‘er rip. North Carolina’s offensive coordinator had been waiting a few weeks to use it, and when finally presented with a situation where it made sense, he pulled the trigger. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Carolina Insider Podcast: Chase Rice, 6OT FB Madness, Adam's Fair Food Rankings

Jones Angell and Adam Lucas recap the UNC-VT game, including Jones' harrowing journey through the postgame crowd. Then, former UNC linebacker and current country music star discusses his playing days, music career, and challenges in life which led to his success. Plus, Jones tries Dark Mode and Adam's NC State Fair food rankings. (

Audio: Mack Brown on the David Glenn Show

Following his team’s six-overtime loss in Blacksburg, North Carolina Football coach is tasked with getting his team ready to play rival Duke. Brown stopped by The David Glenn Show to discuss just how much Saturday’s loss hurt, struggles with the kicking game, improved recruiting and the UNC-Duke rivalry extending back to Steve Spurrier. (ACC Sports Journal)

Podcast: Media Monday - Time Management, Kicker Changes, and Facing Duke

In this edition of the Media Monday Podcast, Greg Barnes, Gregory Hall, and Ross Martin join host Jon Seiglie to discuss the highlights of North Carolina Football coach ’s weekly press conference, which included fixing the Tar Heels' clock management issues, a new field goal kicker, and this weekend’s rivalry game versus the Duke Blue Devils. (Player FM)

Video: Tomon Fox - Artist

North Carolina Football defensive end sits down with teammates and to discuss Fox's passions, tattoo designs, and artwork. Find out what makes Tomon more than an just athlete fans cheer for on Saturdays. Read More...

UNC Football Monday Notebook

Reflecting on UNC's 43-41 six-overtime defeat at Virginia Tech on Saturday, said the loss is among the toughest he's suffered in 41 years of coaching. As hard as it was on him, it also took a toll on his players. "Usually seven plays in a game (determine the outcome). This one had 10 or 15 that we win the game if we make any of those plays." (
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Football Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 41
Virginia Tech: 43
Sat, Oct 19 Box Score
Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Duke - Homecoming & Monogram Day
Sat, Oct 26 4:00 ET RSN Tickets
UNC vs. Virginia - Military Appreciation Day
Sat, Nov 2 7:30 ET ACC Network Tickets
UNC @ Pittsburgh
Thu, Nov 14 8:00 ET ESPN Tickets
ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
Virginia Tech2-25-2
North Carolina2-23-4
Georgia Tech1-32-5

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(4) Clemson5-07-0
(25) Wake Forest2-16-1
Boston College2-24-3
Florida State2-33-4
NC State1-24-3

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