Posted October 26, 2012 on
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - James Michael McAdoo had 16 points and eight rebounds to help No. 11 North Carolina beat Shaw 81-54 on Friday night in its only preseason game.

Bernard's huge day lifts North Carolina

Gio Bernard returned a punt 74 yards for the go-ahead touchdown with 13 seconds left, helping North Carolina stun rival North Carolina State 43-35 to end a five-year losing streak in the series. Bernard's punt return capped a huge day for the sophomore tailback, who ran for 135 yards and two touchdowns. He also had eight catches for 95 yards to lead the Tar Heels (6-3, 3-2 Atlantic...

Giovani Bernard Is The Most Exciting Player In College Football, A Game For The Ages Against NC State

Giovani Bernard has to be the most exciting player in college football. The North Carolina running back leads the ACC in rushing and today in Chapel Hill, NC returned a punt that Tar Heel fans will talk about for years to come. Bernard fielded a NC State punt and took it the distance 74 yards with 13 seconds left to lift North Carolina past their arch rivals 43-35 ending...

These are the blue chrome helmets North Carolina wore against North Carolina State

ACC in-state rivals North Carolina and North Carolina State played each other in college football today, and for the game, the Tar Heels wore blue chrome helmets: Absolutely love those. And apparently the Tar Heels' offense did as well, as the Tar Heels won the game 43-35. Thigh Five: Pasta Padre on Facebook Get the latest Thigh updates by following us on Facebook...

NCAA FB Rumors: UNC Football Hits New Low With Tar Heels WR Eric Highsmith Plagiarizing 11-Year-Olds

The University of North Carolina football program has come upon some trying times. Apparently, that trying is not as hard in the classroom as it is in the classroom. Already being investigated for numerous academic issues that have run rampant throughout the football team and athletics program in general, here is the kicker. While, it is actually from a wide receiver, but you get...

Giovani Bernard, UNC Beat N.C. State on Last Second Punt Return Touchdown (Video)

N.C. State learned a valuable lesson Saturday: don't punt to Giovani Bernard when the score is tied late in the fourth quarter. With 30 seconds left and the score tied 35-35, the Wolfpack not-so-wisely chose to punt to the Tarheels' star, sophomore running back. Bernard took the punt back 73 yards for a touchdown, and the win. The touchdown was Bernard...

UNC’s Erik Highsmith caught plagiarizing 11-year-olds

North Carolina wide receiver Erik Highsmith was caught plagiarizing 11-year-olds when asked to make a few posts on a blog for one of his classes (Credit: AP Photo) The University of North Carolina is currently facing a one year bowl ban for academic fraud violations under former coach Butch Davis. However, wide receiver Erik Highsmith never got the memo about not academically cheating...

UNC's Highsmith plagiarizes from 11-year olds

By James Carr jamescarr89 North Carolina's academic scandal has hit a new low -- literally. According to a report in the News and Observer, Erik Highsmith was caught plagiarizing from four 11-year olds. Highsmith was required to blog about poultry farming, people, and pets for 30 of his grade. Apparently, that was too much for the Tar Heel receiver. Here's a look at a...

North Carolina wins only exhibition game

James Michael McAdoo had 16 points and eight rebounds to help No. 11 North Carolina beat Shaw 81-54 on Friday night in its only preseason game. Freshman Joel James added 13 points and seven rebounds for the Tar Heels, who missed 10 of their first 11 3-point attempts and trailed early in the second half before ripping off 23 consecutive points. Karron Johnson had 17 points for the...

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