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Audio: Jones Angell - Sam Howell Is Bringing A Swagger To UNC Football

Tar Heel Sports Network football and basketball play-by-play broadcaster Jones Angell joined Wilson & Parcell on WFNZ radio to discuss being named North Carolina's starter at quarterback, plus more on the team as a whole. (WFNZ)

Cole Holcomb has 'picked it up very smoothly' for Redskins

Rookie could end up being a big part of what Washington does defensively in 2019. This wasn't always the plan. But with the injury to Reuben Foster and the release of Mason Foster, a bigger-than-expected window of opportunity has opened for the UNC product. And let head coach Jay Gruden tell it, Holcomb is making a quick adjustment. (USA Today)

A list of facts about the last time Mack Brown coached a game at UNC

After the end of the 1997 regular season, left North Carolina to take the head job at Texas. As he did not coach the bowl game, his final game was a 50-14 blowout of Duke to complete a 10-1 regular season. Titanic was the highest grossing film of 1997. The number one song in the United States was “Candle in the Wind” by Elton John. (Tar Heel Blog)

UNC ranked the No. 1 ACC college football program for student-athletes

NCSA analyzed over 250 four-year colleges with college football programs to develop a list of the Best Division 1 Football Colleges for Student-Athletes. The University of North Carolina ranks No. 3 in the nation behind Stanford and UCLA, and No. 1 in the ACC. Also in the Top 10 nationally are Duke (No. 7), Georgia Tech (No. 9), and Virginia (No. 10). (NCSA Sports)

Sam Howell Takes Stage as UNC's QB Frontrunner

If it seemed was hedging his bets in announcing true freshman as UNC’s first-team quarterback instead of the team’s starter against South Carolina. Following UNC’s final training camp practice on Monday night, however, there appears to be good reason for Brown to explain the quarterback situation in the manner in which he did. (Inside Carolina)

Top 10 UNC Football True Freshmen From Preseason Camp

True freshman quarterback figures to play a major role for the Tar Heels in 2019. Beyond Howell, two other true freshmen are indeed expected to start: Punter and long-snapper . Here is a quick glance at the true freshmen expected to contribute the most for the Tar Heels and provide meaningful depth during the season. (Inside Carolina)

Older Tar Heels Firmly Behind Sam Howell

The decision to name true freshman as UNC's first-team quarterback didn’t come as much of a surprise to his older teammates. The Tar Heels with the most tread on their tires not only are embracing Howell as the starter with a week-and-a-half before the season opener versus South Carolina, but they have no problem making sense of it. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

UNC Football Position Preview 2019: Defensive Secondary

Any conversation about Tar Heel cornerbacks has to start with . Last season, he was one of a few players rotating as the number two cornerback behind to start the year. Sails got hurt and Rene stepped up as a consistent starter. Sails has since transferred to USF to be closer to family, and Rene enters the year as the No. 1 cornerback. (Tar Heel Blog)

Chansky’s Notebook: One More Pop, Please!

I guess using six home football games to experiment with selling beer and wine at UNC athletic events is a good place to start, and Bubba Cunningham made it clear that this is, for now, a football-only move. And please, no more wine and cheese jokes. It may bring in more money, but selling beer and wine could cut into the sale of soft drinks and water. (

Video: Mack Hollins Battling For Roster Spot On Philadelphia Eagles

Former UNC wide receiver and current football analyst talks with fellow former UNC receiver as he prepares for year three in the NFL. After winning a Super Bowl his rookie season, Hollins is now battling for a roster spot, which his walk-on days in Chapel Hill helped prepare him for. Read More...
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