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The 100 Greatest Tar Heel Football Players, Part 8

Who are the 100 greatest North Carolina football players of all time? Since there is no formula that can simply parse through more than 130 college football seasons and provide an objective list, Inside Carolina assigned the task to Tar Heel Football historian and broadcaster Lee Pace. This is part 8 of a 10-part series and the selections are listed chronologically. (Inside Carolina)

UNC Releases 2020 Football Roster

UNC released its 2020 football roster Tuesday. The roster includes the addition of 26 scholarship players -- 25 freshmen from UNC's 2020 class and transfer kicker , an All-American from Furman. Defensive back and linebacker , who were on scholarship, were left off the 2020 roster as their UNC playing careers are over. (Inside Carolina)

Cole Holcomb a 'raw talent' and a 'football junkie'

was drafted in the fifth round last year and went on to earn his spot as Washington's starting linebacker, working his way into a pivotal role on the defense. Going into year two, Holcomb is expected to keep that role, now alongside veteran Thomas Davis and Jon Bostic, and the feeling is that he will be an important part of the defense. (USA Today)

Extra Points: Mask Out

UNC Football players are living one to a dorm room, and meals and team meetings are held in the spacious Blue Zone on the east end of Kenan Stadium where the team can spread out, with no more than two players to a table. Players are scattered among three locker rooms. Position meeting rooms have been reorganized so players will be properly spaced. (GoHeels.com)

Two Tar Heels End Football Playing Careers

North Carolina’s offseason attrition has been finalized as the Tar Heel football program is set to open training camp on Thursday. Sophomore linebacker and junior defensive back are no longer participating as football players with the program but will instead assist in coaching in 2020, a team spokesperson confirmed on Wednesday. (Inside Carolina)

After Jordan-Matthews, UNC, and NFL careers, Siler City’s Eddie Mason gives back through training

Get knocked down. Get back up. found that to be a common theme as his football career progressed from Jordan-Matthews to the University of North Carolina to the NFL, where he played five years and 80 games as a linebacker, primarily on special teams. He wouldn’t change his path, though, because it brought him to where he is today. (Chatham News & Record)

Potential UNC Opponent UConn Cancels Football Season

The University of Connecticut Department of Athletics announced Wednesday that its football program will cancel competition for the 2020-21 school year. "After guidance from state and public health officials and consulting with football student-athletes, we've decided we will not compete on the gridiron this season," director of athletics David Benedict said. (UConn Huskies)

Mack Brown on College Football Bubble and If They Can Follow the NBA

North Carolina football coach discussed the bubble option and whether it would be a good plan for college sports to follow. "I think that we're all learning from baseball and men's and women's pro basketball and football will teach us something when the NFL starts coming back in soccer." the UNC head coach said. (All Tar Heels)

The 100 Greatest Tar Heel Football Players, Part 7

Who are the 100 greatest North Carolina football players of all time? Since there is no formula that can simply parse through more than 130 football seasons and provide an objective list, Inside Carolina assigned the task to Tar Heel Football historian and broadcaster Lee Pace. This is part 7 of a 10-part series and the selections are listed chronologically. (Inside Carolina)

UNC Football 2020 Position Preview

The Tar Heels were considered co-favorites to win the ACC Coastal Division this fall alongside Virginia Tech and Miami before the COVID-19 pandemic forced the league to re-envision its schedule. With the expansion of the ACC schedule to 10 games, including the addition of Notre Dame, UNC will be in the mix for a spot in the ACC Championship Game. (Inside Carolina)
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Football Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 55
Temple: 13
Fri, Dec 27 Box Score
ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
Virginia6-39-5
Virginia Tech5-38-5
Pittsburgh4-48-5
North Carolina4-47-6
Miami4-46-7
Duke3-55-7
Georgia Tech2-63-9

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(2) Clemson9-014-1
Louisville5-38-5
Wake Forest4-48-5
Florida State4-46-7
Boston College4-46-7
Syracuse2-65-7
NC State1-74-8

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