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North Carolina Football: 5 Newcomers to Watch for the Tar Heels

UNC football has a freshman class that is well balanced offensively and defensively. But finding players to spark the passing game was vital. Among ’s prized recruits are a coveted quarterback, a couple of exciting receivers, and a tackle who should provide good protection in years to come. Here are five new Tar Heels who can make an impact in 2019. (Athlon Sports)

NFL Tar Heels Returning to UNC this Weekend

The UNC football program will host a large group of NFL Tar Heels this weekend as part of a larger outreach effort by coach to the program's lettermen. Players expected include , , , , , , , , , and , among others. (Inside Carolina)

Reports: Ex-North Carolina football coach Larry Fedora lands role at Texas

Following his firing at North Carolina, has reportedly found a landing spot. According to Anwar Richardson of Rivals, Fedora has agreed to join Tom Herman’s staff at Texas as an analyst. Fedora’s yet-to-be-confirmed new gig, comes after seven seasons as head coach at UNC, where he accumulated a 45-43 record and four straight bowl trips. (Yahoo! Sports)

Marquise Williams makes his AAF debut

The Alliance of American Football made a successful debut on Feb. 9 with two games televised that Saturday and two more Sunday. On Sunday, a former North Carolina Tar Heel quarterback made his debut in the AAF as appeared in San Antonio’s 37-29 loss to Orlando in what might have been the best AAF game to date. (Keeping It Heel)

Anthony Ratliff-Williams Among Biggest NFL Combine Snubs of 2019

North Carolina's was a stud in the wake of 's departure, averaging 18 yards per catch with six touchdowns in 2017. While the football program as a whole was in a dire state, it was clear he still played big-time football in a solid conference and has a ton of traits pro teams will like. In other words, this one is a big oversight. (Bleacher Report)

Mick Mixon: Panthers’ play-by-play guy and life behind the microphone

has spent 30 years watching some of the best athletes in North Carolina compete for championships. Professional and amateur athletes. He’s been the eyes and ears of Tar Heel and Panthers fans who could not be in the Dean Dome, Kenan Stadium, or Bank of America Stadium, painting pictures of the action on the field or the court with his words. (WECT)

Julius Peppers discusses what's next in post-football life

After a 17-year NFL career in which he became one of the greatest defensive ends in NFL history, Carolina Panthers great is now happily retired. The No. 2 pick in the 2002 NFL Draft and perennial All-Pro decided to bow out and hang up his cleats at the age of 39. As a player, Peppers became known for being a reserved, quiet person. (247 Sports)

One-on-one with Chicago Bears Quarterback Mitch Trubisky

: "You’re not worried about results, you’re going out there playing, having fun, and then you look back and say, wow, we accomplished a lot this year, getting 12 wins. But we’re even hungrier next year. We’re not worried about if anyone is counting us in or out, it doesn’t matter, we’re going to play our game and do what we do best." (Bear Goggles)

Former North Carolina Coach Larry Fedora interviews with Texas for analyst role

This week, former UNC football coach met with Texas coach Tom Herman regarding interest in an analyst position on the Longhorns’ staff. Fedora was fired from UNC following back-to-back nine-loss seasons. However, Fedora also was responsible for the most successful period of football in Chapel Hill since the early years. (Burnt Orange Nation)

Randy Jordan Reflects On His Rare Opportunity Coaching Adrian Peterson

knows about scary, season-ending injuries. UNC freshman running back, , had just schooled linebacker in a practice one-on-one drill. “Natrone runs him over, and everyone is like, ‘Oh, man,’ so now it’s my turn,” Jordan says. “So Tommy jumps back up there and unfortunately I’m next, so [Thigpen] took it out on me.” (Washington Redskins)

Julius Peppers caps year of community service with celebration at charity sneaker ball

For , Thursday night at the Harvey B. Gantt Center was the culmination of a year’s worth of community service. Peppers, who was Carolina's 2018 NFL Man of the Year nominee, hosted a formal sneaker ball in support of three charities that he handpicked. This was a charity event, but it was also a chance to celebrate the close of a legendary career. (Carolina Panthers)

Ryan Switzer meets Michael Jordan during visit to UNC

enjoyed a unique experience when he visited his alma mater this week. Switzer, who took in No. 8 North Carolina's 69-61 loss to No. 4 Virginia on Monday, met , regarded as the greatest player in NBA history. Switzer, who underwent ankle surgery in January, has just concluded his first season with the Pittsburgh Steelers. (247 Sports)
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Football Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 28
NC State: 34
Sat, Nov 24 Box Score
Upcoming Games:
UNC @ South Carolina
Sat, Aug 31 TBD
UNC vs. Miami
Sat, Sep 7 TBD
UNC @ Wake Forest
Thu, Sep 12 TBD
ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
Georgia Tech5-37-6
Virginia Tech4-46-7
North Carolina1-72-9

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(2) Clemson9-015-0
(17) Syracuse6-210-3
NC State5-39-4
Boston College4-47-5
Wake Forest3-57-6
Florida State3-55-7

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