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Tar Heels hope for big turnout in Charlotte for UNC vs. South Carolina

Interest might be better for this year’s North Carolina-South Carolina football game than four years ago. But tickets remain for the Belk College Kickoff game at Charlotte’s Bank of America Stadium. Organizers said they hope sales pick up as the game is less than six weeks away. The 3:30 p.m. game Aug. 31 marks the return to coaching for . (Burlington Times News)

Player Approved, Tar Heels Embrace Morning Football Practices

the first time, , , , , and all preferred their football practices in the afternoons during the season, so that’s what the Tar Heels did for three decades. But Brown’s second stint at UNC is coming with plenty of changes, among them is when the Tar Heels will practice this season. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Tar Heels need to dig into details

Beyond the presence of in his return as North Carolina’s football coach, there’s plenty under the surface that has the Tar Heels talking these days. “How do we finish more ballgames? Something that Coach Brown has really emphasized right now is attention to detail,” offensive lineman said Thursday. “That’s extremely important.” (Burlington Times News)

‘Truly obsessed’: Bears QB Mitch Trubisky wants to cross ultimate goal off list

's coaches know how his mind works. That’s why they insisted that he try to take time for himself away from football during the offseason. The best hobby Trubisky could come up with was watching movies. "We talked being obsessed," Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy said. "He’s truly obsessed." "I'm a little OCD. That’s how I do it," Trubisky said. (Chicago Sun-Times)

Audio: Tre Boston on the Wilson & Parcell Show

Former North Carolina safety and NFL free agent joins WFNZ's Wilson & Parcell show to discuss how the Carolina Panthers should go about resigning Cam Newton and Christian McCaffrey, the NFL expanding the regular season, and much more. (WFNZ)

‘I’m an inspirer:’ Charlotte’s Myles Dorn continues family legacy under Mack Brown

During the 2018 season, Charlotte native and UNC safety played through a knee injury, then a separate injury kept him out of UNC's spring football game. In the past year, he also lost both grandfathers. Dorn said the physical and emotional blows threatened to overwhelm him, but that the struggles helped shape him into the man he is today. (Charlotte Observer)

What Are UNC Football's Strengths & Weaknesses? Ask Mack

: “The strength of this team right now would be running backs. All three are really good. You take , he’s so fast in space, I think may be a superstar. He’s 220 pounds and can fly. And then you take Mr. , he can do everything. He’s special teams tough, he’s a leader, he’s the guy for everything we do.” (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Video: UNC Changing Things On Offense

is back at the helm as football coach of the North Carolina Tar Heels. Brown says he wants to bring aspects of the air raid offense while also keeping the power running game involved as well. Check out how describes what the UNC offense will look like this season. Read More...

UNC Tight End Carl Tucker Named To Mackey Award Watch List

North Carolina senior tight end has been selected to the John Mackey Award Preseason Watch List for the second successive season, as announced on Friday. From Concord, N.C., Tucker recorded 16 receptions for 265 yards and two touchdowns for the Tar Heels in 2018. The award is given annually to the most outstanding collegiate tight end. (

Podcast: UNC Takeaways from ACC Media Day

In this edition of the Inside Carolina Podcast, Greg Barnes and Ross Martin join host Jon Seiglie to discuss their experience at the 2019 ACC Kickoff. They discuss their overall takeaways, their impressions on what said about North Carolina's coming football season, and the continuing positivity that Brown has brought to the football program. (Inside Carolina)

Mack Brown at ACC Media Day: Changes and Challenges

While most conversation centered on 's return to UNC after five seasons away from college coaching and more than 20 years from Chapel Hill, the discussion also touched on changes he has made to facilities, the challenges in taking over the Tar Heel program, offensive schemes, and changes made to the football program in Chapel Hill. (Inside Carolina)

UNC football players excited for Mack Brown's changes on and off the field

The turf and practice facility are new, just like the sleeping pods, couches, and pool table adorning the players' lounge, all requests from the team that made happen. It hammers home to players that Brown is a coach who "gets things done." The biggest change for the team going forward is the new offensive system Brown wants to implement. (Daily Tar Heel)
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Football Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 24
Spring Game: 10
Sat, Apr 13
Upcoming Games:
UNC @ South Carolina
Sat, Aug 31 3:30 ET ESPN Tickets
UNC vs. Miami
Sat, Sep 7 8:00 ET ACC Network Tickets
UNC @ Wake Forest
Fri, Sep 13 6:00 ET ESPN Tickets
ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
Georgia Tech5-37-6
Virginia Tech4-46-7
North Carolina1-72-9

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(2) Clemson9-015-0
(17) Syracuse6-210-3
NC State5-39-4
Boston College4-47-5
Wake Forest3-57-6
Florida State3-55-7

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