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Ryan Switzer on Gene Chizik: Excellence, Accountability, Simplification

Two-time UNC All-American joined Tommy Ashley, Gregory Hall, and Isaiah Lucas of Inside Carolina to discuss his time with the team alongside coaches and Charlton Warren for the 2015 and 2016 seasons. He spoke on their immediate impact, how they'll challenge current players, and what's set to change for the Tar Heels in 2022. (Inside Carolina)

Video: Tomon Fox 2021 UNC Season Highlights

was a force from the linebacker position for the North Carolina Tar Heels during the 2021 season. The super senior finished the season racking up 33 total tackles with 10 tackles for loss and 8.5 sacks. For his efforts, Fox was named Third Team All-ACC. Check out the best plays from Fox's fantastic season. (View Video)

Gene Chizik reflects on first days back at North Carolina

is back in Chapel Hill. UNC hired Chizik as the Tar Heels’ co-defensive coordinator alongside Charlton Warren. Chizik was North Carolina’s defensive coordinator in 2015-2016. He resigned in 2017. On Friday, Chizik tweeted a message reflecting on his return to Chapel Hill. “Feels like home. I’m and I’m a Tar Heel!” (On3.com)

Early ACC Football Predictions for 2022

Coastal Division: 3. North Carolina - Quarterback Sam Howell is off to the NFL, leaving and to battle for the starting nod under center. Improvement also is needed along the offensive line after allowing 49 sacks in ’21. returns to Chapel Hill to take over a defensive that allowed 32.1 points per game last season. (Athlon Sports)

Unflattering report details former Bears coach Matt Nagy’s handling of Mitch Trubisky

was drafted by the Chicago Bears the year before Matt Nagy was hired as head coach. Many viewed that as a problem from the start, and those concerns quickly materialized. At one point, Nagy reportedly stopped making a significant effort to help his quarterback succeed. Trubisky and Nagy set up a one-on-one meeting after the 2019 season. (Larry Brown Sports)

Tar Heels in NFL: Giovani Bernard has most productive game of season in Tampa's playoff win

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers needed a boost in their playoff opener and got one from , who missed the last four games with hip and knee issues. Bernard piled up 83 yards and a touchdown in the Bucs’ 31-15 playoff win Sunday over Philadelphia. "I’ve always been the type of guy that, when an opportunity arises, make the most of it." (Tar Heel Tribune)

UNC running backs coach Larry Porter to also serve as special teams coordinator

North Carolina head football coach has announced that Tar Heels running backs coach Larry Porter will take over as the team’s special teams coordinator for UNC's 2022 football season. The position was previously held by Jovan Dewitt, who won’t return to North Carolina. Porter will now be tasked with leading both units moving forward. (On3.com)

Video: Giovani Bernard Holiday Event for Single Parents

Prior to Christmas, Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back and North Carolina Tar Heels great spoke to 25 single parents from UnitedWay Suncoast. Bernard surprised the families with $500 Target gift cards and Bucs gear. (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)

UNC Football Recruiting Staffers Billy High, Steven Ruzic Headed to SEC Schools

Billy High, UNC Football's assistant athletic director/general manager, is departing for a similar job at Tennessee, his alma mater, multiple sources reported Saturday. The Tar Heels' recruiting staff is also losing assistant director of player personnel Steven Ruzic, who is headed for Auburn. High, a Knoxville native, came to UNC following two years at Auburn. (Inside Carolina)

Gene Chizik's Points Of Recruiting: Player Fits & The 'Village'

"I was excited about the recruiting class, and obviously Coach Brown and the staff on all sides of the ball have done a remarkable job recruiting," said during his introductory press conference (Video). “But that didn’t drive my decision.” However, as he met the current players, it became clear the talent pool is different now than in his first stint. (Tar Heel Illustrated)
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