NORTH CAROLINA TAR HEELS NEWS

Marching Tar Heels’ Song-A-Thon Round 2 is Upon Us!

The match ups are tougher as the Marching Tar Heels work to decide their newest songs. That’s right, after first being given the chance to play DJ and name songs that are missing from the Library of the Marching Tar Heels, and then being able to vote in the first round, we come out of Independence Day with eight songs doing battle. One from each side will be added to their regular...
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21 days ago

North Carolina recruiting: Big time commits paint an optimistic picture of things to come for UNC

The Tar Heels didn’t land Zamir White, but their future is still very bright. Despite the fact that a large majority of people see North Carolina as a basketball school, Larry Fedora and his assistant coaches have been working diligently to change that narrative. Progress has definitely been made on that front despite outside factors (see: NCAA cloud) potentially making things...
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21 days ago

Tar Heel Blog Podcast: Marquise Williams Special

In this week’s episode, we chat with former UNC quarterback, Marquise Williams. On this week’s show, Marquise Williams joins me to talk about the start of the season with his new team, the Saskatchewan Roughriders. We will also look back on his playing career with the North Carolina Tar Heels and look ahead to next season’s UNC football team. Along with being able to click...
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20 days ago

UNC recruiting: 2018 Football class climbs rankings

University of North Carolina Tar Heels head coach Larry Fedora is putting together an impressive 2018 class for the program The North Carolina Tar Heels lost a lot of big weapons in their football program to graduation and early entry into the 2017 NFL Draft. So as the Tar Heels enter the 2017 season, it […] UNC recruiting: 2018 Football class climbs rankings - Keeping It Heel...
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20 days ago

UNC Basketball: Former Tar Heels Summer League Recap

With the conclusion of the Utah and Orlando Summer Leagues, how did former Tar Heels do for their respective teams? The NBA Summer League. provides fans with two things. It gives them a chance to see some of their favorite team’s young players in action and the chance to see some basketball since the NBA […] UNC Basketball: Former Tar Heels Summer League Recap - Keeping It Heel...
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20 days ago

UNC in the NBA: Kennedy Meeks shines in Raptors debut

After going undrafted, Kennedy Meeks performs well for Raptors in first NBA action After not hearing his name called in either round of the 2017 NBA Draft, former North Carolina big man Kennedy Meeks set out on a mission to prove everyone wrong. Friday night was apparently the first step in that process, as his […] UNC in the NBA: Kennedy Meeks shines in Raptors debut - Keeping...
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19 days ago

The Tar Heels podcast roundup

We dive in and look at some of the UNC podcasts across the internet. There is a podcast that explains how ketchup works. Another one where comedians review and banter about various chain restaurants. There is even a podcast about trying to find Richard Simmons (Note: I have listened to all of these). No matter what the subject, there is probably a podcast for it. Podcasts are humorous...
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18 days ago

A history of Tar Heels in the MLB All-Star Game

With the Midsummer Classic coming up this week, here’s a look back at some Tar Heels who have been named All-Stars. North Carolina has been one of the preeminent baseball programs in the country, especially over the past 10-15 years. They’ve put a lot of talent into the MLB draft, and while some of those player haven’t set the pros on fire, some have and currently still are...
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18 days ago

UNC Football: M.J. Stewart named to Bednarik Award Watch List

UNC defensive back M.J. Stewart was named to the Chuck Bednarik Award Watch List Coming off a disappointing 2016 season, the immediate future for the North Carolina Tar Heels football program is uncertain. The Tar Heels lost a lot of talent from that 2016 team that was a season removed from reaching the ACC Championship […] UNC Football: M.J. Stewart named to Bednarik Award Watch...
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17 days ago

UNC Football: Jordyn Adams earns five star rating from 247 Sports

The North Carolina Tar Heels football program now has a five-star recruit according to one recruiting site It’s been a week since class of 2018 wide receiver Jordyn Adams announced his commitment to the University of North Carolina. The wide receiver became the 11th player to commit to UNC for the 2018 class and he […] UNC Football: Jordyn Adams earns five star rating from 247...
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17 days ago

North Carolina recruiting: Tar Heel commit Jordyn Adams earns a fifth star

The five-star wide receiver was bumped up to the No. 9 player in the country by 247sports. The Jordyn Adams hype train got a little extra fuel on Monday when 247sports released their updated rankings of the class of 2018 following Nike’s The Opening. Adams committed to the Tar Heels at the event as a four-star wide receiver, and the consensus then was that he was in a great position...
Via Tar Heel Blog
16 days ago

UNC Football: Top 10 Tar Heels Running Backs All-Time

The University of North Carolina is known as a basketball school, but has produced some excellent football players over the years In particular, there have been a great deal of running backs from UNC who were exceptional at both the college and professional level. For this article, we will review the 10 best running backs […] UNC Football: Top 10 Tar Heels Running Backs All-Time...
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16 days ago

UNC Basketball: Kenny Williams has knee surgery

Junior wing Kenny Williams undergoes surgery on his right knee but should be ready for the season The start of the 2017-18 college basketball season is still a few months away but some big news broke about a key piece to UNC’s title defense. According to Inside Carolina, junior guard Kenny Williams underwent surgery on […] UNC Basketball: Kenny Williams has knee surgery - Keeping...
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16 days ago

UNC Football: Brandon Fritts named to Mackey Award Watch List

Brandon Fritts was named to the Mackey Award Watch List on Tuesday afternoon It’s that time of year for College Football fans. The award watch lists are starting to roll out as we get a preview of the top players for the upcoming season. On Monday it was defensive back M.J. Stewart earning some preseason […] UNC Football: Brandon Fritts named to Mackey Award Watch List - Keeping...
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16 days ago

UNC Recruiting: Coby White moves up in latest Rivals 150

North Carolina commit Coby White continues to impress Rivals.com released its latest edition of the Rivals150, and North Carolina commit Coby White has made a considerable jump in the rankings. The Rivals150, a system that ranks high school players one through one hundred and fifty, is updated at various times throughout the year and sheds […] UNC Recruiting: Coby White moves up...
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15 days ago

NBA Summer League: Kennedy Meeks tops in efficiency through round robin

Kennedy Meeks has played very well so far in the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas and he currently leads the circuit in a big stat Former University of North Carolina Tar Heels standout Kennedy Meeks wasn’t selected in the 2017 NBA Draft. Following his snub, Meeks vowed to make his doubters pay and he […] NBA Summer League: Kennedy Meeks tops in efficiency through round robin ...
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15 days ago

UNC Football: Tom Sheldon named to Ray Guy Award preseason watch list

North Carolina punter Tom Sheldon named to Ray Guy Award watch list This time last year, very few people knew who Tom Sheldon was. Even in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, he was virtually unknown. A freshman punter who left his home town in Australia to join the Tar Heels last summer, Sheldon became a fan favorite […] UNC Football: Tom Sheldon named to Ray Guy Award preseason watch...
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15 days ago

UNC Basketball: Carolina basketball experience sells for $11k on Ebay

Fan pays $11,000 for North Carolina basketball experience package How much money would you pay to meet your favorite team’s head coach? What would it be worth to you to tour the facilities where legendary players practiced basketball, ate their meals and game-planned for future opponents? For one fan it was worth over $11,000. On […] UNC Basketball: Carolina basketball experience...
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14 days ago

Top UNC Football players for 2017: No. 8 Thomas Jackson

Keeping It Heel continues its countdown of the top 25 players on the North Carolina Tar Heels roster with player No. 8 #25 Noah Ruggles | #24 Tomon Fox | #23 Jordan Cunningham | #22 Tyler Powell  #21 Brandon Fritts | #20 Jonah Melton | #19 Stanton Truitt | #18 Myles Dorn #17 Cayson Collins | […] Top UNC Football players for 2017: No. 8 Thomas Jackson - Keeping It Heel - Keeping...
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14 days ago

UNC Football: Bentley Spain named to Outland Trophy Watch List

A member of the UNC offensive line picks up some preseason honors The Atlantic Coast Conference had a big day ahead of the 2017 ACC Kickoff on Thursday in Charlotte. Before things began, it was announced that 17 players from the conference had been named to the Outland Trophy Watch List, the most among any […] UNC Football: Bentley Spain named to Outland Trophy Watch List - Keeping...
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14 days ago

UNC football recruiting: CB Steven Gilmore names North Carolina in his final four schools

Could Gilmore be another cornerback for the Tar Heels? North Carolina is getting more attention on the recruiting trail now that three-star cornerback Steven Gilmore has included UNC in his final four schools. The other top choices he included in his Twitter post on Wednesday afternoon were Louisville, South Carolina, and Georgia. Gilmore also received offers from East Carolina...
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14 days ago

WATCH: UNC Expanding Its Defensive Scheme | ACC Kickoff

UNC plans on expanding its defensive scheme in 2017. Head coach Larry Fedora and cornerback M.J. Stewart told the ACC Digital Network what Tar Heels fans can expect from the unit this season. Both described a desire to play a fast, aggressive style that celebrates when it shuts opponents down.
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13 days ago

UNC Football: Larry Fedora speaks on quarterback battle

Larry Fedora speaks on the Tar Heels quarterback battle for the upcoming season The North Carolina Tar Heels enter the 2017 season with question marks in all three phases of the game. With the offense losing quarterback Mitch Trubisky to the NFL, the Tar Heels will quickly have to found a replacement at a key […] UNC Football: Larry Fedora speaks on quarterback battle - Keeping...
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13 days ago

NBA Summer League: Tony Bradley shines in final Summer League game

Tony Bradley leads all scorers in Jazz victory over Bucks Tony Bradley’s decision to enter the 2017 NBA Draft after just one season at the University of North Carolina was questioned by many. Some didn’t think he was ready. Others didn’t think he was good enough. And Tar Heels fans just wanted to see him […] NBA Summer League: Tony Bradley shines in final Summer League game...
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12 days ago

NBA Summer League: Kennedy Meeks continues hot play against Cavaliers

Kennedy Meeks is shedding doubters, proving he belongs in NBA Former University of North Carolina center Kennedy Meeks wasn’t selected in the 2017 NBA Draft. He was passed over by 30 teams. Twice. It was a sobering experience for Meeks; one that he said he would never forget. And one that would serve as motivation […] NBA Summer League: Kennedy Meeks continues hot play against...
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12 days ago
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