Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Football.
Video: UNC QB Sam Howell's Top Regular-Season Plays of 2019Sam Howell
burst onto the scene and broke records as a freshman QB at North Carolina. Starting with his opening game as a college quarterback, Howell continuously made jaw-dropping plays week after week. Here we take a look at two of his best plays from the 2019 season.
Robert Quinn says he wants to be 'icing on the cake' for Bears defense
Former North Carolina Football standout Robert Quinn
represents a massive upgrade for the Chicago Bears opposite Khalil Mack, and he wants to be the missing piece on what could be a championship-caliber defense. "They already have the talent there," Quinn said of the Bears defense. "I'm just trying to bring the icing on the cake. I believe in my talents." (NBC Sports
Mitch Trubisky reportedly working with QB guru who helped Patrick Mahomes
Chicago Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky
is reportedly training with the same quarterback guru who helped Patrick Mahomes, Jimmy Garoppolo, Kirk Cousins, and Ryan Tannehill. Jeff Christiansen was seen working alongside Trubisky in a workout video posted earlier this week. The Bears also brought in John DeFillipo as their new quarterbacks coach. (NBC Sports
Football in a Forest Vol. II: What Goes Around...
In the summer of 1997 at the height of Mack Brown
’s original turn as UNC's football coach, Lee Pace had the idea that Kenan Stadium would lend itself perfectly to a handsome coffee-table book celebrating its singular ambiance and highlighting the peaks of the roller-coaster existence that Tar Heel football had traced over nearly three quarters of a century. (Inside Carolina
Video: UNC WR Dyami Brown Top 2019 Regular-Season PlayDyami Brown
proved to be a big-play monster for UNC in 2019. A downfield threat and a tough man to catch once he got his hands on the ball made him a tough matchup for all ACC defenses in 2019. Watch his top play of the year courtesy of the ACC Digital Network.
UNC Running Backs Coach Robert Gillespie Discusses His Group
North Carolina running backs coach Robert Gillespie met with the media Wednesday to discuss his position group as the season nears. Gillespie loves the competitive nature of the running backs. With Michael Carter
intent on getting better and winning, and with Javonte Williams
’ competitiveness, the group has the perfect culture to foster improvement. (Tar Heel Illustrated
Video: UNC WR Dazz Newsome Top 2019 Regular-Season PlayDazz Newsome
turned heads with some impressive plays for the Tar Heels in 2019. From game-winning grabs to other-worldly catches, Newsome brought something to the table nearly every single game. Which play stood above the rest in a truly remarkable season? Check out our pick.
Sam Howell leads all QB's of the last five years in 30+ yard TD passes
Since 2015, Sam Howell
has thrown the most touchdown passes than went 30 plus yards downfield in a single season with 15 last year. In 2015, Deshaun Watson threw 13 and Patrick Mahomes threw 12. In 2017, former Oklahoma State quarterback Mason Rudolph, who saw extended action with the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2019, threw 12 three years ago. (247 Sports
What's Next For UNC's Highly-Praised Receiving Corps?
UNC's starting trio of Dyami Brown
, Beau Corrales
, and Dazz Newsome
returns after tallying 61.5 percent of UNC's receptions, 70.7 percent of its receiving yards and 71.8 of its receiving touchdowns in 2019. So, it comes as no surprise that the Tar Heels boast the highest percentage of returning receptions (95.5) among Power 5 programs heading into 2020. (GoHeels.com
M.J. Stewart ready to start third NFL season
The upcoming NFL season, if it is played, will be M.J. Stewart
’s third, and the Yorktown High School graduate is eager for this month’s training camp and the 2020-21 season to start. “I just want to get to training camp,” said the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive back. “We’ve been doing ‘virtual’ workouts and other stuff, so I’m just ready for real practice.” (Inside NoVa