NORTH CAROLINA TAR HEELS NEWS

Cole Holcomb: From UNC football walk-on to starter

Meet UNC’s newest walk-on turned starter UNC fans may notice only a few new fresh faces on the defensive side of the ball this year for the Tar Heels. One of those faces will be at the weak-side linebacker position. UNC was looking for someone to replace Shakeel Rashad, and found that in Cole Holcomb. Holcomb has some pretty big shoes to fill. Rashad was second on the team in...
Via Tar Heel Blog
12 hours ago

Tar Heels News 8/26/16: Tim Beckman leaves questions about UNC football program

Philly.com | Bob Cooney: Former Tar Heels point guard Kendall Marshall has been traded from the Philadelphia 76ers to the Utah Jazz, who will then release him instead of paying him $2 million. SunSentinel | Ira Winderman: Alumni Wayne Ellington has been trying to stop gun violence with the Peace Game basketball tournament since his father was murdered back in 2014. The News &...
Via Tar Heel Blog
17 hours ago

WATCH: UNC Men's Soccer: #8 Heels Stifle Cal Poly in 3-0 Victory

Alan Winn's goal in the ninth minute started the scoring for the 8th-ranked Tar Heels in a 3-0 win over Cal Poly to open the 2016 season.

VIDEO: Peach Bowl Releases Hype Vid For UGA vs. UNC

Week one of college football has a lot of great match ups slated to get fans even more excited for the start of the season. One game that surely won’t disappoint is between the Georgia Bulldogs and North Carolina Tar Heels. This UGA vs. UNC game will undoubtedly be one of the most interesting games opening week as the players will be more evenly matched on either side of the ball...
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tim Beckman steps down as volunteer asst. at North Carolina

If the name Tim Beckman rings some bells in your brain, it’s because he was fired just about a year ago as the head football coach at Illinois for pressuring players to play while injured and not reporting injuries to the proper authorities. That’s obviously a cardinal sin in football considering how serious the injuries can be, and he has rightly been off the map since. That...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

A Tar Heels smorgasbord of all things UNC football

Before we prepare for week one of the college football season, here are some random thoughts, tweets, and videos on all things UNC. As we head into the first week of college football season, I decided to put together a random list of tweets, videos, and thoughts about all things UNC. Here is a ranking of my top five recreational facilities on UNC’s campus.5. Hinton James Basketball...
Via Tar Heel Blog
1 day ago

A historical look at UNC’s 2016 schedule

UNC has beaten every team on their schedule. Let’s look back at one historical matchup against each team. Of the 12 teams on North Carolina’s schedule, they have beaten all of them at one point or another. This is definitely proof that UNC can go 12-0, and yes, that 1939 win over The Citadel is important. November 2, 1963: North Carolina 28, Georgia 7 En route to a conference...
Via Tar Heel Blog
1 day ago

Tar Heels News 8/26/16: Tim Beckman removed from UNC camp after controversy

Carolina Blue | Ross Martin: Former Illinois coach Tim Beckman has been let go by UNC a day after his presence in camp was turned into a controversy. Inside Carolina | Greg Barnes: After all the attention that was given to them during camp, Coach Charlton Warren hopes his group of freshman defensive backs remain consistent during the 2016 season. Carolina Blue | Jarrett Corder...
Via Tar Heel Blog
1 day ago

Ex-Illini coach Beckman out as volunteer assistant at UNC

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) North Carolina says former Illinois coach Tim Beckman is out as a volunteer assistant with the 22nd-ranked Tar Heels. Beckman and three school officials said in statements issued Thursday night by the school that Beckman - fired by Illinois last year amid allegations of player mistreatment - would not continue in that position. Chancellor Carol Folt said...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

UNC Soccer: Tar Heels unveil new home kit

The Tar Heels men’s soccer program has unveiled their new home kit for the 2016 season As the Fall sports season kicks off for the University of North Carolina, the Tar Heels will have plenty going on this year. On Thursday, the men’s soccer program revealed some new home kits for the 2016 season and […] UNC Soccer: Tar Heels unveil new home kit - Keeping It Heel - Keeping...
Via Keeping It Heel
2 days ago

Vermont women’s basketball cancels game at UNC over HB2 law

The University of Vermont women’s basketball team cancelled its game against the University of North Carolina in December as a result of the existence of the HB2 law. The Catamounts announced Thursday that they will not travel to play the Tar Heels. The HB2 law, which essentially requires transgender people to use the bathroom according to the way they were born rather than...
Via Excelle Sports
2 days ago

Vermont women’s basketball becomes the latest to cancel a trip to North Carolina

On Thursday, the Vermont women’s basketball team became the latest entity to cancel a trip to North Carolina over the state’s controversial transgender bathroom law. The Catamounts were scheduled to take on the Tar Heels on Dec. 28. However, the team canceled the trip, citing concerns over the law, which prevents transgender people from using government-run bathrooms based on...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

UNC Bucket List: 25 Things All Tar Heels Fans Must Do

The state of North Carolina is divided between the University of North Carolina, Duke University and North Carolina State University. You’re either a Tar Heel, a Blue Devil or a member of the Wolfpack. We hope you’re a Tar Heels fan and that’s why you stumbled upon this article. Being a Tar Heels fan isn’t […] UNC Bucket List: 25 Things All Tar Heels Fans Must Do - Keeping...
Via Keeping It Heel
2 days ago

Photo: UNC men’s soccer unveils ‘Tequila Sunrise’ kits

The North Carolina Tar Heels men’s soccer team has made the NCAA Tournament every year since 2008. They look to keep that streak going this year and will have some new threads when they take the field. The Tar Heels introduced a new home jersey for the 2016 season on Thursday, drawing inspiration from the Houston Astros’ popular “Tequila Sunrise” look among uniform junkies...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Vermont women's basketball nixes game against UNC over HB2

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- The University of Vermont has canceled its women's basketball team's upcoming game in North Carolina over a state law that governs transgender bathroom access.The Catamounts were scheduled to face the Tar Heels at the University of North Carolina's Chapel Hill campus on Dec. 28.UVM athletic director Jeff Schulman says the cancellation was a result of concerns over...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

University of Vermont axes North Carolina game over LGBT law

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) The University of Vermont has canceled its women's basketball team's upcoming game in North Carolina over a state law that governs transgender bathroom access. The Burlington Free Press (http://bfpne.ws/2bPSPGg ) reports that the Catamounts at UVM were scheduled to face the Tar Heels at the University of North Carolina's Chapel Hill campus on Dec. 28. UVM...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

UNC Recruiting: 2018 running back Ricky Slade names Tar Heels in his top 5

UNC is in a good place with 2018 five-star talent Ricky Slade. The running back recently released his top 5 schools, and UNC made the cut alongside Florida, Virginia Tech, Penn State, and Tennessee. Standing in at five-foot-nine and 180 pounds, Slade is ranked the 20th overall prospect in the national composite for his class. He is also considered the best overall all-purpose back...
Via Tar Heel Blog
2 days ago

Tar Heels News 8/24/16: Volunteer assistant coach Tim Beckham causes controversy

Fox Sports | Zach Dillard: The Tar Heels look poised to defend their Coastal Division title, but questions will have to be answered about Mitch Trubisky, the defense, and Elijah Hood first. Inside Carolina | Greg Barnes: The Tar Heels will have to be without wide receiver Mack Hollins for the first half of the team’s season opener because of the targeting foul he received in December’s...
Via Tar Heel Blog
2 days ago

UNC Recruiting Update: Five-star commit Jalek Felton #24 in ESPN 100

UNC commit Jalek Felton holds on to five-star ranking in latest ESPN top 100 The updated 2017 ESPN 100 was released Wednesday morning and UNC commit Jalek Felton held on to his five-star ranking, coming in at twenty-fourth. He held the same ranking in the previous list that was released in June. Felton, having committed […] UNC Recruiting Update: Five-star commit Jalek Felton ...
Via Keeping It Heel
3 days ago

What the 2016 UNC football season means to me

It’s been a long road for diehard Carolina football fans. Personally, I’ve sat through the long storm, but finally I see light over the horizon. I love Carolina football. I’d even venture to say that UNC football is my favorite of all the other sports the Tar Heels play, but that I’m not even completely sure of. Carolina basketball is loved by all Tar Heel fans, but truth...
Via Tar Heel Blog
3 days ago

UNC Basketball: Seventh Woods dunks all over student

UNC’s Seventh Woods dunks all over a fellow student Freshman Seventh Woods is already making his presence felt on the campus at the University of North Carolina. The wing has been on campus for a few weeks as part of head coach Roy Williams’ impressive freshman class of 2016. Woods joins recruits Tony Bradley, Brandon […] UNC Basketball: Seventh Woods dunks all over student...
Via Keeping It Heel
4 days ago

Video: Seventh Woods viciously dunks on UNC student

Over the weekend, incoming freshman and new students at the University of North Carolina got to move in to their dorms. For four-star point guard Seventh Woods, it was an opportunity to give his peers a glimpse of his talent. Woods, a member of the Class of 2016, comes to North Carolina with plenty of buzz. The 6-foot-2 Hammond School standout was rated as a top ten guard in the...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

How former UNC athletes fared in the 2016 Rio Olympics

With the Olympics now over, how did the former Tar Heels do? The 2016 Summer Olympics came to an end on Sunday in Rio de Janeiro. Fifteen athletes competing in the games were former Tar Heels. Of those 15, only one former UNC athlete came home with a medal. Despite a notorious lack of playing time, Harrison Barnes won gold with the USA Men’s Basketball Team. Barnes played in just...
Via Tar Heel Blog
4 days ago

WATCH: UNC Football Hype Video | The New Blue Standard

UNC Football returns to the gridiron in 2016 after a record-setting season in year four under head coach Larry Fedora. Check out the playmakers returning on both sides of the ball as the Tar Heels gear up for their quest to repeat as Coastal Division champions in this hype video from the ACCDN.
Via ACC Digital Network
4 days ago

Tar Heels News 8/23/16: Tommy Hatton competes for right guard position

The Daily Tar Heels | Jeremy Vernon: After losing all their top scorers from 2015, UNC women’s soccer has seen players of all ages fill in and score so far. Carolina Blue | Ross Martin: Lineman Tommy Hatton is earning attention as he competes for the open right guard position on UNC’s offensive line. Akron Bacon Journal | Ryan Lewis: Left-handed reliever Andrew Miller is growing...
Via Tar Heel Blog
4 days ago
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