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DTH Editors' picks for UNC Athlete of the Year

has proven herself as a trailblazer at North Carolina, underscored by the accolades she’s amassed, such as the 2023 ACC Women’s Diver of the Year and the 2022-23 CSCAA Women’s Diver of the Year. brought tennis into the limelight, leading the UNC women’s team to its first NCAA Team Championship in program history. (Daily Tar Heel)

Video: Tyler Hansbrough Podcast - UNC Basketball Setback, Football Disappointments, CFP Controversy

and Brandon Staton tackle UNC Basketball's setback against UConn and look ahead to their challenging game against Kentucky. We also unpack Carolina football's frustrating season finale against NC State. Additionally, we delve into the College Football Playoff snub of undefeated ACC Champion FSU. (View Video)

Javonte Williams named Denver Broncos' 2023 Ed Block Courage Award winner

For his courage in the face of adversity, running back has been named the Denver Broncos' 2023 Ed Block Courage Award winner, honoring players who exemplify sportsmanship and courage. Williams was selected by his teammates for his approach and dedication to the rehab process after suffering a season-ending knee injury in 2022. (Denver Broncos)

Can Mitch Trubisky come to the Steelers' rescue again?

Quarterback Kenny Pickett is expected to be sidelined for three to four weeks following surgery on a high ankle sprain, ushering back into the spotlight. While the Steelers are unanimous that Trubisky's inclusion won't affect the overall offensive approach, the 2017 first-round pick's confidence and mentality might be the jolt the offense needs. (

UNC Football Dodges Major Transfer Portal Damage (So Far)

North Carolina, at least for now (breaking transfer portal news continues daily), is one of only four ACC football teams that has not yet lost a full-time starter to the transfer portal. At this point, the Tar Heels have lost only four significant contributors: kicker , running back , cornerback Tayon Holloway and tight end . (

Omarion Hampton Named To 2023 CBS Sports All-America Team

UNC running back has been named to the 2023 CBS Sports / 247Sports All-America Team. The Clayton, N.C. product was named to the Second Team after recording seven 100-yard games this season and being named ACC running back of the week four times. Nationally, Hampton ranks fourth in the FBS in rushing yards (1,442). (

Six UNC Football Players Named Associated Press All-ACC

The UNC Football team had six Tar Heels recognized with Associated Press All-ACC honors Tuesday. RB Omarion Hampton, TE , and LB were named first-team. QB , DE Kaimon Rucker, and PK Noah Burnette claimed second-team honors. In his second season as a starter, Maye continued to climb the UNC record books. (

Chansky’s Notebook: Drake Maye to Play?

is the sharpest two-edged sword of the bowl season. You have to think the Mayo Bowl asked UNC if Maye will definitely play in the Dec. 27 game against West Virginia before issuing an invitation. By the same token, what if Maye and his family haven’t decided yet? It’s just an educated guess, but I think Maye will play one more game. (

Tar Heels in NFL: Mitch Trubisky accurate in first game in month; rough game for Sam Howell

On a rough day for Sam Howell in a Washington loss, got on the field for the first time in over a month and was an accurate passer in Pittsburgh’s loss. Houston offensive lineman came off the PUP list and made his season debut. Denver running back had 13 carries for 46 yards and three catches for 24 yards. (Tar Heel Tribune)

Sam Howell uses cleats to support hungry kids

On Friday, former UNC quarterback and current Washington Commanders starter announced that he is using the NFL’s “My Clause My Cleats” drive to support a charity that works to feed hungry local kids. In 2021, just before the start of his junior year at North Carolina, Howell announced a partnership with TABLE NC, a Carrboro-based charity. (Keeping It Heel)
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