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Ed Montilus, Stephen Gosnell Out for Season

North Carolina sophomore offensive lineman and true freshman wide receiver have suffered season-ending injuries, according to a team spokesperson. Montilus, a 6-foot-4, 315-pound left guard, has appeared in the last 22 Tar Heel football games, making starts in eight of them. His injury is of the upper body variety. (Inside Carolina)

UNC Senior Day: Tomon Fox Looks Back

UNC closes its home season against Western Carolina. It will be Senior Day for the Tar Heels that have earned their degree and are moving on with their careers. That includes edge rusher , who has been looking back on his time, which included a coaching change midway through. “Since I’ve been here, the coaching has changed a lot,” Fox said. (All Tar Heels)

Tar Heels step out of ACC play to face Western Carolina

North Carolina is finally playing the nonconference game coach believes could have helped to develop more young players. UNC hosts Western Carolina from the Championship Subdivision on Saturday. The game replaces one against Charlotte from September that was canceled after COVID-19 quarantines depleted the 49ers offensive line. (Associated Press)

As Senior Day arrives, Chazz Surratt backs decision to stick with UNC this season

When younger brother Sage Surratt opted to prepare for the NFL instead of playing for Wake Forest during this season of coronavirus, such a move also became a consideration for UNC linebacker . "It was definitely a thought,” the older Surratt said this week, “but as far as me, I wanted to become a better linebacker and play with my team." (Asheville Citizen-Times)

UNC Senior Day: Running Back Michael Carter Looks Back

Saturday’s game against Western Carolina will be Senior Day the Tar Heels. One of those UNC seniors is running back . Naturally, he’s spent some time looking back on the changes over his college career, including a coaching change halfway through. “For the coaching change, the biggest factor is we’re having fun—a lot of fun." (All Tar Heels)

Tar Heels' Bowl Destination Could Have Orange Tint

North Carolina’s loss to Notre Dame last week was the third defeat in nine games for the Tar Heels, but they actually moved up two spots to No. 17 in the College Football Playoff poll. Not only did the Heels get that little positive jolt, but they’re now positioned to possibly end up in the Orange Bowl. They’d have to earn their way in while getting a little bit of help, though. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Mitch Trubisky aims to build on positives, limit miscues

As he prepares to make his second straight start Sunday against the Lions, is focused on building on the positives and improving his ball security after throwing two interceptions and losing a fumble in Green Bay. "After watching the mistakes, the main thing is taking care of the football," Trubisky said Wednesday. "It's easy to say, a little bit harder to do." (Chicago Bears)

UNC Football Seniors Leaving Their Mark

and will play their final game at Kenan Stadium on Saturday when UNC hosts Western Carolina. It will be the culmination of challenging yet rewarding Tar Heel careers before heading to the NFL, where they have certain futures. Here, we focus in on both players, getting their thoughts and those of coach . (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Countdown to Kickoff: UNC vs. Western Carolina

The 2020 college football season has entered December, and despite a cancellation, a replacement game, and a three-week hole in the schedule, No. 17 North Carolina will take the field one last time at Kenan Stadium on Saturday with its full 11-game slate still intact. UNC is favored by 50 points, which ranks as one of the largest lines in ACC history. (Inside Carolina)

UNC Football vs. Western Carolina: Three Things to Watch

There are over 80 sophomores, redshirt freshmen, and true freshmen on UNC's football roster. Outside of a handful of injuries, there are a lot of youngsters that will get some live action on Saturday. This is the factor in which North Carolina is building for beyond the 2020 season. If UNC has the lead in hand, these young players can just go out and play. (Tar Heel Blog)
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Football Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 17
Notre Dame: 31
Fri, Nov 27 Box Score
Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Western Carolina
Sat, Dec 5 12:00 ET ACC Network
UNC at Miami
Sat, Dec 12 TBD Tickets
ACC Football Standings
TeamACCOverall
(2) Notre Dame8-09-0
(4) Clemson7-18-1
(9) Miami6-17-1
NC State6-37-3
North Carolina6-36-3
Boston College5-46-4
Virginia Tech4-44-5
Pittsburgh4-55-5
Wake Forest3-34-3
Virginia3-44-4
Georgia Tech3-43-5
Louisville2-73-7
Florida State1-62-6
Duke1-72-7
Syracuse1-81-9

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