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Top 40 UNC football and basketball players of all time: No. 27 - Greg Ellis

is North Carolina's all-time career leader in sacks with 32.5 and was a three-time All-American. He was also a three-time first-team All-ACC selection. He racked up 50 career tackles for loss and 83 career QB hurries on UNC teams that went 36-12, including 3-1 in bowl games, and finished nationally ranked three times, including twice in the top 10. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Travis Shaw Stays Humble Amid All The Hype

At 6-foot-5, 360 pounds, freshman is one of the biggest players on the UNC football roster. He was the No. 20-ranked player in the nation in the class of 2022 and the No. 1 player in North Carolina. High school scouting reports projected him to be a first round draft pick. Shaw has carried his combined confidence and humble nature to Chapel Hill. (Inside Carolina)

7 way-too-early predictions for North Carolina's offense in 2022

Here are 7 way-too-early predictions for UNC's offense in 2022. 1. will be an All-American. Downs is one of the best wide receivers in the country. The sophomore hauled in 101 passes for 1,335 yards last season and scored 8 touchdowns. Downs has terrific speed, is a strong route runner, and has the ability to make freakishly athletic catches. (Saturday Road)

Desmond Evans Back Home Again

After two years playing in a hybrid defensive end/outside linebacker role, in which began most snaps standing upright, he is back in his comfort zone: hand on the ground, getting around offensive tackles, and making a bee-line toward quarterbacks. That is the junior’s job now for UNC’s football team, and it’s one he's thrilled to embrace. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Minnesota Vikings RB Ty Chandler reflects on transfer from Tennessee to UNC

Former UNC and Tennessee running back reflected positively on his college experience, while explaining how transferring helped him. "It has taught me the beauty of hard work and speaking stuff into existence and watching stuff come to fruition. It has been a process, but with every step I've gotten better along the way and met great people." (247 Sports)

Undrafted Tomon Fox has Lawrence Taylor in his corner as he attempts to impress Giants

The undrafted Giants free agent linebacker out of North Carolina smiled when he read the text to The Post from : "I know he’s hard core and not being drafted will make him work harder. He is a solid player from what I’ve seen!!" "That means a lot coming from him," said. "I actually met him before the (UNC vs. Georgia State) game." (New York Post)

New York Giants offensive lineman Joshua Ezeudu destigmatizes stutter on journey from UNC to NFL

Growing up, had low self esteem because he stuttered. "I just want to be a role model, not even for children, but for everybody who has a stutter or an issue keeping them from being normal," Ezeudu said. As a kid, Ezeudu said he couldn’t recall a star athlete with stuttering problems. "Yes, I do stutter and I’m not going to hide it at all." (WRAL Sports Fan)

Javonte Williams to Split Carries In Denver Again Next Season

The Denver Broncos will be running back by committee again next season. Despite a strong rookie season from former North Carolina running back , the Broncos re-signed veteran Melvin Gordon on a one-year deal. Each carried the ball 203 times last season, with Gordon (918 yards) barely outpacing Williams (903) on the ground. (Inside Carolina)

Ryan Switzer Invited To Carolina Panthers Minicamp

The Carolina Panthers will get their first on-field look at this year's draft picks and other new faces at this weekend's rookie minicamp. They'll take a look at a number of tryout players, including former UNC wide receiver and return man . Switzer spent the past two years with the Browns, but was on injured reserve last year with a foot injury. (Carolina Panthers)

Video: Locked On Tar Heels - More On Lejond Cavazos, Football Recruiting For A New Scheme

College football recruiting insider John Garcia, Jr. has more on Ohio State transfer and how he chose UNC. played a bigger role than one might have guessed. The Tar Heels have a new defensive coordinator in . How long does it take a new coordinator to recruit players to run a specific scheme? (View Video)
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Football Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 21
South Carolina: 38
Thu, Dec 30 Box Score
Next Game:
UNC vs. Florida A&M
Sat, Aug 27 TBD, Chapel Hill Tickets
ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
(17) Pittsburgh7-111-3
Virginia Tech4-46-7
North Carolina3-56-7
Georgia Tech2-63-9

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(18) Wake Forest7-111-3
(22) Clemson6-210-3
(21) NC State6-29-3
Florida State4-45-7
Boston College2-66-6

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