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Yahoo Sports grades Mack Brown's 2019 season

The first year back in Chapel Hill was a good one for . After taking over a program that went 2-9 in 2018, Brown not only made North Carolina competitive, but he got them to a bowl game. When North Carolina hired Brown, there were plenty of skeptics who wondered whether Brown could coach at a high level after taking a few years off. (247 Sports)

Former UNC assistant Sam Pittman named head coach at Arkansas

Sam Pittman, a former assistant at Arkansas, will be the Razorbacks' next head football coach. Pittman was the assistant head coach, offensive line coach and recruiting coordinator at Arkansas from 2013 to '15 before joining Kirby Smart at Georgia. Pittman, 58, also coached at Tennessee and North Carolina before going to Arkansas in 2013. (

North Carolina Football To Face Temple In Military Bowl

The UNC football program has been selected to play in the Military Bowl against Temple. This will be the 34th bowl game in UNC football's history and its first since 2016. The Military Bowl is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 27 at noon at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Md. The game will air on ESPN in UNC football's first trip to the Military Bowl. (

No Consensus for UNC's Destination in Final Bowl Projections

Fortunately for the Tar Heels, they have several positives going their way in the selection process. Not only does UNC have a hall of fame football coach in , but the Heels also have an exciting young quarterback in and a fanbase re-energized by a four-win improvement in 2019. Bowl matchups will be announced Sunday on ESPN. (Heels Maven)

Where Are The Heels Bowling?

Where will North Carolina go bowling later this month? That’s an interesting question with an undetermined answer. Nobody really knows yet, and that includes UNC’s brass. The range for the Tar Heels spans eight bowls, as the ACC’s pecking order is quite jumbled, which essentially puts Carolina in play for almost every one of the league’s bowl alliances. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Mitch Trubisky once again overcomes adversity

Regardless of the adversity this season, hasn’t flinched. That was the case again Thursday when the Bears quarterback rebounded from an interception and led his team to a crucial victory just as he did a week earlier on Thanksgiving in Detroit. In leading the Bears to four wins in their last five games, Trubisky has accounted for 13 touchdowns. (Chicago Bears)

Belichick calls Lawrence Taylor the greatest defensive player in NFL history

Before he was coach of the Patriots, Bill Belichick was linebackers coach and defensive coordinator of the Giants, where he spent 10 years coaching . During that time, Belichick says, he coached the best defensive player ever to play in the NFL. For his part, Taylor said he considers Reggie White the greatest defensive player in history. (NBC Sports)

Mack Brown to speak at Bill Dooley Foundation luncheon in February

, the winningest coach in UNC history, will be the keynote speaker at the first Coach Education Foundation Luncheon. The luncheon, presented by Cape Fear Community College and TD Bank, will be held February 6th at 11:30 a.m, in the Windell Daniels Hall in Union Station on the campus of Cape Fear Community College. (WWAY)

Tampa Bay Buccaneers lose return man T.J. Logan for the season

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be without kick and punt returner for the remainder of the season after he broke his thumb fielding punts Friday. Logan walked off the field during Friday’s practice with a team trainer, who was holding Logan’s left arm to brace it as they entered the team facility. The Bucs signed Logan before the season opener. (Tampa Bay Times)

Video: Sam Howell - 2019 ACC & Offensive Rookie Of The Year

UNC's was named 2019 ACC Rookie and Offensive Rookie of the Year after having one of the best freshman quarterback seasons in ACC history. Howell threw for 3,347 yards and 35 touchdowns during the regular season. His 35 touchdowns were the most ever by a true freshman quarterback in the ACC. Read More...
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Football Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 41
NC State: 10
Sat, Nov 30 Box Score
Upcoming Games:
UNC @ Temple
Fri, Dec 27 12:00 ET Tickets
ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
Virginia Tech5-38-4
North Carolina4-46-6
Georgia Tech2-63-9

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(3) Clemson9-013-0
Wake Forest4-48-4
Florida State4-46-6
Boston College4-46-6
NC State1-74-8

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