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Sam Howell Releases Series of Non-Fungible Tokens

UNC star quarterback is taking every opportunity afforded to him under the NCAA's new Name, Image, and Likeness rules. In his most recent deal, Howell signed with Fanatics-owned Candy Digital to release a series of non-fungible tokens. Resembling a digital trading card, a non-fungible token is a unit of data stored on a digital ledger. (Inside Carolina)

No. 21 UNC looks to extend its win-streak against Georgia Tech

No. 21 North Carolina faces Georgia Tech at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta on Saturday. Despite a one-win record and losing to Northern Illinois, the Tar Heels shouldn’t overlook the Yellow Jackets. Georgia Tech ranks 11th in rush defense in the ACC this season. The Yellow Jackets’ secondary, however, ranks first in the ACC in pass defense. (Daily Tar Heel)

Mack Brown 'Disappointed' in ACC Review of Illegal Hits

The ACC’s decision not to take action against Virginia for what appeared to be flagrant fouls in UNC's 59-39 victory on Saturday drew the ire of on Wednesday. "When I addressed it with the conference office, and I thought it was a teachable moment for them about player safety, I've never been more disappointed than the response I got." (Inside Carolina)

Extra Points: Road Trip To Atlanta

UNC Football travels to Atlanta this weekend, with a traveling party of some 175 people flying by chartered jet, staying in a Marriott and turning the hotel's meeting space into a temporary headquarters for medical treatment, film study, and banquets. Contrast that to the 1895 Tar Heel team that ventured to Atlanta with three games in five days in Atlanta. (GoHeels.com)

Video: Mack Brown Wednesday Post-Practice Press Conference

UNC football coach met with the media following practice Wednesday to discuss the response from the ACC regarding a pair of questionable hits two of his players were involved in during the Tar Heels' win over Virginia, the need for his team to learn how to win on the road, the challenges Georgia Tech presents, and more. (View Video)

UNC's emerging run game could change the ACC race

will run some, of course. That’s become his MO. But if he doesn’t have to be the catalyst, if UNC's running backs can get chunk plays off straight handoffs, or even catch passes out of the backfield, that cuts down on the wear and tear for Howell over what could be a longer season, with a game or games in December and possibly even January. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Video: On The Beat Podcast - Fathers of the Defense with Deon Glover, Kendell Rucker, Terrell Conley

Dr. Kendell Rucker (father of UNC linebacker ), Terrell Conley () and Deon Glover () join the Inside Carolina crew for stories and insight from the eyes of a dad, coach, and champion to three of North Carolina football’s best defensive players. (View Video)

Virginia safety won’t face league discipline after dirty hit on UNC’s Josh Downs

Virginia safety Joey Blount is not likely to receive any discipline from the ACC after an illegal hit on UNC receiver in the Tar Heels’ 59-39 win Saturday. UNC highlighted the blindside hit in its weekly submission of plays to the league office for review. An ACC spokesperson said "there are no forthcoming announcements" for disciplinary actions. (MSN.com)

‘We gonna run that thing’: UNC back Ty Chandler’s breakout game born from focus on details

For his North Carolina football coaches and teammates, the forces that propelled running back during the Tar Heels’ win over Virginia became readily noticeable and significant. "I definitely saw a different side of Ty," offensive lineman said. "He seemed more juiced and energetic than ever before. It was really exciting to see." (MSN.com)

Mack Brown Live: Finding an Identity

“At a time where you lose two of the best backs in the country, you didn't need an unexperienced offensive line to be banged up, and they've been banged up for the three weeks that we've played,” UNC coach said. “What a great positive for our program that we're developing depth and quality depth because stepped up." (Inside Carolina)
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Football Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 59
Virginia: 39
Sat, Sep 18 Box Score
Upcoming Games:
UNC at Georgia Tech
Sat, Sep 25 7:30 ET ACC Network Tickets
UNC vs. Duke - Family Weekend
Sat, Oct 2 12:00 ET ESPN2 Tickets
UNC vs. Florida State - Class of 2020 Day
Sat, Oct 9 TBD Tickets
ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
Virginia Tech1-02-1
(21) North Carolina1-12-1
Georgia Tech0-11-2

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
Wake Forest1-03-0
(9) Clemson1-02-1
Boston College0-03-0
NC State0-02-1
Florida State0-10-3

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