Does UNC boast the best cornerback duo in college football?

An in-depth look into UNC’s cornerback tandem. There have been many great duos in all of pop culture and sports: Tom and Jerry, Batman and Robin, Jordan and Pippen, and now M. J. Stewart and Des Lawrence. I know, it’s sacrilege to put them in the same breath as Tom and Jerry but let’s do it. These are two of the best corners in the country, forming possibly the best cornerback...
Via Tar Heel Blog
August 06, 2016

2 Tar Heels to be reinstated, 1 will play Saturday

Two previously suspended UNC defensive backs have come off or will be coming off suspension head football coach Larry Fedora said in a press release. Sophomore M.J. Stewart and true freshman Mike Hughes were each suspended for their involvement in an incident at a frat house earlier this month.  Hughes will be reinstated immediately and will be eligible to play against Virginia...
Via Campus Sports Net
October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Fedora updates status of two suspended Tar Heels ahead of contest with Cavs

On Wednesday North Carolina head coach Larry Fedora updated the status of suspended players Mike Hughes and M.J. Stewart.The two cornerbacks were suspended since early October for violating team rules, but it appears that Hughes, a freshman, will be reinstated for the Tar Heels (5-1, 2-0 ACC) home game against Virginia (2-4, 1-1 ACC) this Saturday, while Stewart, a sophomore, will...
Via FOX Sports
October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

UNC lifts Hughes' suspension, to reinstate Stewart on Sunday

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) North Carolina coach Larry Fedora has lifted the indefinite suspension for one cornerback and will reinstate a second this weekend after the two were charged with misdemeanor assault tied to an altercation near campus this month. Speaking after practice Wednesday, Fedora said he reinstated Mike Hughes for the practice and that the freshman will play against...
Via Associated Press
October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

UNC’s Larry Fedora Updates Status Of Suspended Tar Heels Mike Hughes and M.J. Stewart

North Carolina’s Larry Fedora updated the status of suspended Tar Heels Mike Hughes and M.J. Stewart this evening.  Hughes and Stewart, a freshman cornerback, and Stewart, a sophomore cornerback, had been suspended indefinitely since early October for a violation of team rules.  Fedora said that Hughes has been reinstated and will play against Virginia, while Stewart will be...
Via College Spun
October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

UNC suspends two cornerbacks, including one starter

The University of North Carolina has suspended two of their cornerbacks which could pose issues in the depth chart at that position. The indefinite suspensions of sophomore M.J. Stewart and freshman Mike Hughes are the result of an off-field altercation that happened on Sunday, Oct.4. The Raleigh News & Observer reported that Hughes, who has seen playing time in all five games...
Via Campus Sports Net
October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

UNC's Stewart, Hughes face misdemeanor assault charges

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) North Carolina cornerbacks M.J. Stewart and Mike Hughes face misdemeanor assault charges tied to an altercation earlier this month. Stewart turned himself in and was released on an unsecured bond Thursday night, while Hughes was arrested before being released on bond, according to police arrest reports. UNC announced Thursday night the two were suspended indefinitely...
Via Associated Press
October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

UNC: Stewart, Hughes to miss game due to suspension

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) North Carolina has indefinitely suspended cornerbacks M.J. Stewart and Mike Hughes for a violation of team rules, keeping them sidelined for Saturday's game against Wake Forest. In a release, the school said Stewart and Hughes were suspended from team-related activities tied to an Oct. 4 incident in Chapel Hill. The release didn't specify exactly what rule...
Via Associated Press
October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

North Carolina completes investigation of alleged hazing incident

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- North Carolina has completed an internal investigation into an alleged hazing incident involving football players. In Thursday's statement, the school said information was sent to the student attorney general, who will decide whether to pursue charges through the honor court. The statement doesn't name anyone involved or details other than the incident took place...
Via Associated Press
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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