North Carolina left tackle James Hurst gets invite to NFLPA All Star Game

by Bo Marchionte James Hurst the veteran leader who leads the Carolina offensive line as a senior has been invited the the NFLPA All Star game. The talented tackle confirmed that he was invited but did not comment on if he is attending the up coming game. Plenty of time for that decision to be made. Hurst is one of the nations best left tackles who is competing for All-ACC and All-...
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November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

College Football Week 8 – NFL Hopefuls to Watch & Why

James Hurst, OT, North Carolina, Senior Height / Weight (lbs) – 6’6” / 305 Projected Round – 2 (10)Miami @ North Carolina – Thursday 7:30pm ET – ESPN James Hurst can possibly be the first offensive tackle taken off the board in the 2014 NFL Draft. Hurst earned starting left tackle duties as a true freshman after turning down the likes of Alabama and Ohio State to enroll...
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October 16, 2013  |  Discuss

UNC Football: Many NFL scouts to attend game vs Miami

(Source: GoHeels.com) With the season not going as planned and with a Top 10 squad coming into Kenan for Zero Dark Thursday, here is some more pressure for the UNC Football squad. A spokesman for the athletic department said that 37 credentials were issued to NFL scouts, which is a record for a North Carolina home game, for the ACC match up against the `Canes. In addition it was...
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October 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Execution Misfire

COLUMBIA, S.C. – James Hurst held up his end of the bargain against Heisman Trophy hopeful Jadeveon Clowney. North Carolina’s offense failed to execute otherwise, however, scoring the second-fewest points ever by a Larry Fedora-coached team.
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August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

OSG COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Thursday Night Previews

North Carolina at South Carolina Forget about Jadeveon Clowney, all eyes will be on North Carolina's offensive tackle James Hurst who will be matched up on Clowney. "Obviously it's the biggest match-up in my college career." Hurst said.  "I do think about it all the time.  Everytime I do a football activity it's related to that match-up." ...
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August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Prospect Match-ups: Week One

Guest writer Jon Dove takes a look at the bigger match-ups between NFL prospects as we kick off week one of the college season. Its starts quickly tonight as North Carolina tackle James Hurst attempts to slow down everyone's favorite defender, Jadeveon Clowney...
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August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

#68 James Hurst, OT, North Carolina

#68 James Hurst, OT, North Carolina HGT: 6-6 WGT: 306  Bio: Veteran leader who returns to lead the Carolina offensive line as a senior. One of the nation’s best left tackles who will compete for All-ACC and All-America accolades in his final collegiate season Hurst has started 36 games in his career since earning a starting job in the second week of his true freshman season. Preseason...
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August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Four Heels Named Preseason All-ACC

GREENSBORO, N.C. – North Carolina's James Hurst, Eric Ebron, Kareem Martin and Tre Boston were selected to the Preseason All-ACC Football Team announced on Wednesday.
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July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Hurst Ready For Pressure

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - James Hurst would prefer to work in relative anonymity as he blocks for North Carolina tailbacks or quarterback Bryn Renner this fall. The senior knows he'll instead get plenty of scrutiny as the top returnee to the Tar Heels' offensive line and an NFL prospect.
Via northcarolina.scout.com
July 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Three Heels on Outland Watch List

The 2012 Outland Trophy Watch List, which goes to the best lineman in college football, as selected by the Football Writers Association of America, was released Thursday. North Carolina offensive guard Jonathan Cooper, offensive tackle James Hurst and defensive tackle Sylvester Williams made the list.
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July 12, 2012  |  Discuss

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