Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Football.
North Carolina Football: 5 Newcomers to Watch for the Tar Heels
Led by quarterback Sam Howell
, UNC Football returns a solid core that should improve on last year's 7-6 finish. But there are some holes that need to be filled and talented youngsters - both true and redshirt freshmen from the two recent recruiting hauls - are in line to contribute in a major way. Here are five Tar Heel newcomers for you to watch this season. (Athlon Sports
Podcast: Is Jay Bateman Building an Elite Defense at UNC?
Buck Sanders and Jason Staples of Inside Carolina join former UNC Football letterman E.J. Wilson
and host Jon Seiglie to discuss UNC defensive coordinator Jay Bateman. The panel gives their thoughts Bateman's performance his first year at UNC, how the defense looks to improve in 2020, and how the scheme may evolve in Bateman’s second season.
Dazz Newsome Projected As Nation's Top Wide Receiver In 2020
You've got to familiarize yourself with rising North Carolina senior Dazz Newsome
. He finished the year with 72 catches for 1,018 yards and 10 touchdowns for the Tar Heels, and he teamed with Dyami Brown
(51 catches for 1,034 yards, 12 touchdowns) to provide an elite pass-catching duo during coach Mack Brown
's first season back in Chapel Hill. (Bleacher Report
Arizona Cardinals waive tackle William Sweet
The Arizona Cardinals waived offensive tackle William Sweet
on Tuesday. Sweet signed with the Cardinals last year out of North Carolina. Sweet appeared in three preseason games for Arizona last season before being waived with an injury designation at the end of training camp. After clearing waivers, Sweet reverted to the Cardinals’ injured reserve list. (NBC Sports
Jay Bateman Confident and Excited About UNC's 2020 Defense
While North Carolina's offense returns a bevy of talent, the storylines for the UNC defense will be replacing key players at key positions. Less than a month from the start of spring practice, Bateman previewed the 2020 football season and the Tar Heels' personnel. The major takeaway from the interview is that Bateman has confidence in his group. (Inside Carolina
Video: Sam Howell 2019 Season HighlightsSam Howell
had a remarkable freshman season for North Carolina, earning him the honor of ACC Rookie of the Year for 2019. His 38 touchdown passes set the FBS record for most by a true freshman and ranks 3rd most in a season in ACC history. Enjoy highlights from Howell's season and get excited for the future of Tar Heel football.
Podcast: Discussing Phil Longo's Interview
Buck Sanders made the most of his time in a wide-ranging discussion with North Carolina Offensive Coordinator Phil Longo. In this roundtable discussion, Sanders, Jason Staples, Mike Ingersoll
, and Greg Barnes of Inside Carolina join host Tommy Ashley to dig into that interview and break down what it means for UNC Football in 2020.
Phil Longo Previews UNC's 2020 Offense
Less than a month from the start of North Carolina's spring football practice, Inside Carolina's Buck Sanders interviewed UNC offensive coordinator Phil Longo to preview the 2020 season and the team's personnel. There is a lot to be excited about with the Tar Heel offense. UNC returns every major skill player and three of five starters on the offensive line. (Inside Carolina
UNC Among College Football's Teams on the Rise for 2020
Of the six losses suffered by UNC in 2019, all came by seven points or fewer. The emergence of freshman quarterback Sam Howell
played a huge role in UNC's improvement. The return of 1,000-yard rusher Michael Carter
, three starters up front, and two big-play receivers in Dazz Newsome
and Dyami Brown
surrounds the sophomore for 2020. (Athlon Sports
Podcast: A Conversation with UNC Defensive Coordinator Jay Bateman
Buck Sanders and Ross Martin of Inside Carolina speak with North Carolina defensive coordinator Jay Bateman to get his thoughts on the Tar Heel defense. They cover how the team will try to replace some important starters from last football season, what the goals are for this offseason, along with several other topics.