Found October 20, 2012 on
I said many times that with nothing to fight for in the post season and not being able to win the division that the biggest challenge for the coaching staff might have been keeping the team motivated throughout the first season of head coach Larry Fedora at the helm of UNC football. But that goes all out the window when it comes to North Carolina (5 & 2 ~ 2-1 in the ACC) going eight miles down the road to take on Duke (5 & 2 ~ 2-1 in the ACC) at Wallace Wade Stadium. This game, which will kick off at 7:00 p.m. EST, will be televised on ESPNU, should mean a heck of a lot for both programs and in no way should it be shadowed by the fact that the two colleges are labeled “basketball schools”. The game will also be on the Tar Heel Sports Network, with Jones Angell (play-by-play) and Rick Steinbacher (color analyst) calling the game. For a team like Carolina, who will not be able to hold up any hardware due to the NCAA sanctions, this game will give them the chance to keep the ha...

UNC Football: The best play might not have been the best thing

Let me say the following before I write this post. First off Saturday night in Durham the team that deserved the win was Duke, not North Carolina. Second of all, if the UNC football team stayed in the game it was in great part thanks to their red shirt sophomore tail back, Giovani Bernard, who is now the leading rusher in the ACC and 19th nationally. And it was thanks to his great...

Duke has work cut out against North Carolina

North Carolina and Duke are playing a prime time football game against each other Saturday night. This isnt exactly the norm for this series. The Tar Heels visit the Blue Devils at night for the first time ever in the series, adding intrigue to a series that rarely resonates outside of Tobacco Roads deepest inner sectors. And for that, this should be a pretty cool event. The game...
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