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Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Football.

Video: North Carolina Football's Top 5 Plays Of The 2020 Season

In 2020, North Carolina's and wowed fans with amazing catches while Trey Morrison and provided some game-changing interceptions. Javonte Williams and Michael Carter delivered on the ground. Enjoy the Tar Heels' top 5 plays from the football season courtesy of the ACC Digital Network. Read More...

UNC Cornerback Tony Grimes Poised For Breakout 2021 Season

came in during the second half of North Carolina's 59-53 win over Wake Forest in a starting cornerback role and never looked back. Grimes started UNC's next four games and finished the season as a starter. Grimes's PFF grades in the Orange Bowl were the best by any defensive back who played in a New Year's Six bowl game this year. (Inside Carolina)

PFF Ranks UNC's Javonte Williams the 6th Best Player in College Football

After a record-shattering junior season, UNC’s enters the 2021 NFL Draft as one of the hottest running back prospects. Due to his burst and ability to break takes, Pro Football Focus ranked Williams as their top rusher and sixth-best college football player for the 2020 season. In 2020, Williams ran for 1,140 yards and 19 touchdowns. (Inside Carolina)

Carolina Insider Podcast: FSU Review, Wake Preview, Jerry McGee

North Carolina lost to a good Florida State team on Saturday. Was the performance encouraging or discouraging? Next the Tar Heels face Wake Forest, and Adam Lucas gets all worked up about the schedule. Former NCAA football official Jerry McGee then discusses tough calls, hard hits, faulty microphones, and intoxicated coaches. Read More...

UNC Expected To Win Coastal Division In Early ACC Football Predictions

Quarterback is back for North Carolina's high-powered offense, but his supporting cast will look different. Cornerback is a rising star, and linebacker returns for an extra year. A non-conference trip to Notre Dame is set for October, and Miami comes to Chapel Hill in a matchup that could decide the Coastal. (Athlon Sports)

Sam Howell named to ESPN's way-too-early 2021 College Football All-America team

In his first two seasons, UNC quarterback has thrown more touchdown passes (68) than Trevor Lawrence in his first two seasons at Clemson (66). And after a sophomore season that saw the 6-foot-1, 225-pound Howell pass for 3,586 yards, 30 touchdowns, and seven interceptions, he could be looking at a Heisman campaign in 2021. (ESPN.com)

Video: UNC Promotes Sam Howell's 2021 Heisman Campaign With Highlight Video

UNC has begun its Heisman Trophy campaign for junior quarterback . It started with a Heisman graphic right after the 2020 ceremony concluded and now the Tar Heel football program has released a more extensive video that highlights Howell's stellar sophomore season that included 3,586 passing yards and 30 passing touchdowns. (Inside Carolina)

UNC Football: Freshmen move-in day

Sunday saw the arrival of twelve players from UNC's football class of 2021. Just like normal students, players had to navigate South Campus, unload the parental vans, and start setting up their dorm rooms. Clothes, snacks, shower caddies, and Playstations were unpacked and then the freshmen began acclimatizing to Carolina and all it has to offer. (Tar Heel Blog)

2021 college football rankings: UNC ranked 9th by CBS Sports, 11th by USA Today

CBS Sports (ranked 9th): The Tar Heels were one of the most entertaining teams in 2020. It's about to get better in 2021. Quarterback is a Heisman contender. USA Today (ranked 11th): The progression under has been faster than expected. Entering his third season, the Tar Heels are coming off an impressive Orange Bowl performance.

Video: Former Tar Heel M.J. Stewart Balls Out in Browns Playoff Victory

Former North Carolina cornerback made the most of his first playoff action. In the Browns 48-27 playoff victory over the Steelers on Sunday night, Stewart finished second on the team in tackles (nine), was the only Brown to record a tackle for loss (one), and notched the first of four interceptions of Steelers' quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. (Inside Carolina)
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Football Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 27
Texas A&M: 41
Sat, Jan 2 Box Score
ACC Football Standings
(5) Notre Dame9-010-2
(3) Clemson8-110-2
(22) Miami7-28-3
(18) North Carolina7-38-4
NC State7-38-4
Boston College5-56-5
Virginia Tech5-55-6
Wake Forest3-44-5
Georgia Tech3-63-7
Florida State2-63-6

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