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Report: UNC adds North Alabama to 2027 football schedule

The North Carolina Tar Heels have added the North Alabama Lions to their 2027 football schedule. A copy of the football competition agreement was obtained from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) via a state public records request. North Carolina will host North Alabama at Kenan Memorial Stadium in Chapel Hill, N.C., on September 25, 2027. (FBSchedules)

Podcast: The Throwback - An Upset in Blacksburg

The first edition of The Throwback Podcast looks back to October 29, 2009 in Blacksburg, Virginia. and his Tar Heels head into Lane Stadium to take on No. 13 Virginia Tech. Former UNC offensive lineman and Tommy Ashley of Inside Carolina relive the first marquee win of the Davis era. Read More...

UNC Football Pulls April Fools Prank

On Wednesday, April 1, the official North Carolina football Twitter account posted a photo of a full Carolina blue field inside Kenan Stadium. The picture came with the headline "Breaking: Kenan Stadium to replace synthetic grass with new Carolina Blue playing surface." Attached to the tweet was a link to a YouTube video that said "Ha Got em." (Inside Carolina)

UNC Football's Brian Hess Called On His Harvard Days To Devise New Strength And Conditioning Plan

With the COVID-19 pandemic currently halting sports around the globe, North Carolina strength and conditioning coach Brian Hess had to improvise. The university is closed, meaning all 100-plus players on the football team are scattered across the country. Stopping workouts and waiting for things to return to normal was simply not an option. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Brian Hess Q&A

UNC strength and conditioning coach Brian Hess and his staff built workout plans for their roster of roughly 120 football players to account for various needs and accessibility while at home due to the coronavirus. There was also the matter of nutrition, which is often a challenge for players once they return home without the watchful eye of the UNC staff. (Inside Carolina)

100 in 100: Buncombe County’s Charlie ‘Choo Choo’ Justice, UNC’s runaway train

Some athletes get statues in their honor. A select few get a bust in a hall of fame. has both. The Asheville native was so special as a football player that he has been given a truly unique tribute by his alma mater North Carolina. In honor of his uniform No. 22, the 22-yard lines on both sides of the field at Kenan Stadium are painted blue. (North State Journal)

Stuck at home? Rewatch some of UNC football's most memorable wins

This time of year, the North Carolina football team would normally be preparing for its spring game. But stadiums and arenas are quiet today due to COVID-19, and many people are looking for ways to fill their newfound free time. Here are three of the most monumental UNC football wins in recent memory to rewatch and help get you through quarantine. (Daily Tar Heel)

Video: Carolina Panthers player Tre Boston gives a special message for fans

Carolina Panthers defensive back has a special message for Panthers fans during this COVID-19 pandemic. He wants fans to take heed to all the precautions for the pandemic. (WFXR)

Adapt or atrophy: UNC turns to technology to stay fit for football

Even the best weight room's only good when accessible. Stay-at-Home orders put a kink into Brian Hess' bulking blueprint. "Once we realized that this might be a little bit more of a long term situation we wanted to, as quickly as possible, get them back into the routine, give them a schedule," said Brian Hess, UNC Football Strength and Conditioning Coach. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Eric Ebron signs two-year deal with Pittsburgh Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers found another weapon for Ben Roethlisberger when they signed tight end to a two-year contract. Ebron was the first-round pick of the Detroit Lions in the 2014 NFL Draft, the 10th player overall selected. He spent four seasons with the Lions, before signing with the Indianapolis Colts in 2018 as an unrestricted free agent. (Pittsburgh Steelers)
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Football Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 55
Temple: 13
Fri, Dec 27 Box Score
Upcoming Games:
Fri, Sep 4 TBD ESPN Tickets
UNC at Auburn
Sat, Sep 12 TBD Tickets
UNC vs. James Madison
Sat, Sep 19 TBD Tickets
ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
Virginia Tech5-38-5
North Carolina4-47-6
Georgia Tech2-63-9

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(2) Clemson9-014-1
Wake Forest4-48-5
Florida State4-46-7
Boston College4-46-7
NC State1-74-8

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