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UNC's Brice Johnson still working to meet Williams' demands

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) Brice Johnson can chuckle about it now. North Carolina's lean 6-foot-10 senior has come out of so many games feeling good about how he snagged rebounds in traffic, ran the floor and showed off that oh-so-soft shooting touch in the paint - only to have coach Roy Williams break down film showing the mistakes that prevented his good game from being great. ''I...
Via AP on Fox
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tar Heels aim to keep momentum from 4-1 start after bye

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) North Carolina carried plenty of momentum from a big win into a bye week. If the Tar Heels can maintain it, they'll be able to keep talking about contending for a division title. Heading into Saturday's game against Wake Forest, the Tar Heels (4-1, 1-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) have won four straight after rallying from a huge deficit to win at Georgia Tech...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UNC OL/TE Caleb Samuel’s career over due to heart issue

North Carolina Tar Heels redshirt freshman offensive lineman and tight end Caleb Samuel’s football career is over due to a heart condition, per a tweet from InsideCarolina. #UNC R-FR TE/OL Caleb Samuel’s football career is over due to a heart condition. Played in all 5 games this year — InsideCarolina (@InsideCarolina) October 12, 2015 A former three-star recruit from Macon...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina unveils black uniforms for UCLA game

North Carolina revealed the black alternate jerseys the Tar Heels will wear this season. Senior point guard Marcus Paige modeled the new uniforms for his teammates on Friday afternoon. Watch @marcuspaige5 & team react to the new @Jumpman23 Black & Carolina Blue unis to be worn vs. UCLA on Dec. 19th— Carolina Basketball (@UNC_Basketball) October...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: North Carolina basketball shows off new black uniforms that they will wear this season

Every year, we see college basketball teams debut an alternate jersey that they will wear during the season. Many of the traditional power programs don’t take part in this due to the long history that they have. But when one decides that they will join the party, it’s usually a big deal. The North Carolina Tar Heels will playing in the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on December...
Via No Guts, No Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: North Carolina unveils new black uniform

The North Carolina Tar Heels are well known for their baby blue colors in their uniforms, but they are changing up the colors around the baby blue for the 2015-16 season. North Carolina unveiled their new black uniforms and it is obvious that the team likes them, as they should with how sleek they look. Check out the new photo that was posted to the UNC official Instagram account...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

4-star TE switches from Georgia to UNC

Class of 2016 four-star tight end Garrett Walston, out of New Hanover High School in Wilmington, North Carolina, has switched his commitment to UNC from Georgia. Walston’s decision was announced on Twitter by InsideCarolina, part of BREAKING: 4-star TE Garrett Walston has switched his commitment to #UNC from Georgia.
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Neck injury ends career of UNC LB Joe Jackson

North Carolina Tar Heels linebacker Joe Jackson suffered a neck injury this season that is forcing him to retire from the game. Jackson addressed his decision in a statement, which was reported by John Taylor of NBC Sports’ College Football Talk. “After talking with my family and the UNC doctors, I have decided it is in my best interest to stop playing football,” Jackson said...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina Tar Heels Vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Odds

Week five of the college football season includes a crucial ACC contest between two teams that need a win to stay in the race for the Coastal Division title, as North Carolina takes on Georgia Tech. If you’re interested in laying some money down on the game, BetDSI has released the odds. The video below previews the betting action.
Via Gamedayr
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Fedora says Marquise Williams will remain QB

During the first half of this past weekend’s game between the North Carolina Tar Heels and Deleware Blue Hens, UNC quarterback Marquise Williams was pulled in favor of Mitch Trubisky. According to head coach Larry Fedora, the switchw as simply made to provide a spark in the offense. While the switch to Trubisky seemed to work out for the Tar Heels, Fedora doesn’t want to hear...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Williams remains UNC starting QB despite Trubisky's big 2nd half

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Marquise Williams is once again listed as the starting quarterback for North Carolina. Mitch Trubisky remains his backup on the depth chart released Monday ahead of this week's visit to Georgia Tech. "I don't want to start some type of controversy because there's not" one, coach Larry Fedora said. Williams, a senior who set 18 school records last season, did...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina Tar Heels host unbeaten, untested Illini

Fresh off of a convincing 53-14 drubbing of North Carolina A&T, the Tar Heels welcome an undefeated Illinois squad to Kenan Stadium. Both teams need to make a statement on Saturday afternoon, as neither has claimed a victory over a power five conference opponent this season. North Carolina (1-1) literally threw the game to South Carolina in the season-opener, but the Tar Heels...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: North Carolina’s Trio Of Seniors Had A Photo Shoot On The Quad

The North Carolina basketball team is busy preparing for its 2015-16 campaign. And for one group of players, their last shot at a title. After losing a close one to Wisconsin last year in the Sweet 16, seniors Joel James, Brice Johnson and Marcus Paige are ready to lead the Tar Heels on another run. But before things get serious, they took to the quad to have a little fun with a...
Via College Spun
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Tar Heels need more from Marquise Williams

Marquise Williams The North Carolina Tar Heels entered last week’s season opener against South Carolina with countless concerns on the defensive side of the ball. Defensive coordinator Gene Chizik and his group of guys silenced all the critics with a dominant performance, allowing a measly 17 points to the Gamecocks. However, it was head coach Larry Fedora’s offense and senior...
September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: UNC’s Football Field Has An Argyle Border and It Looks Incredible

North Carolina’s football field at Kenan Memorial Stadium will have a new look this Saturday.  The Tar Heels’ turf team has painted an argyle border on the field.  It looks incredible.  Finished border — UNC Sports Turf (@Tar_Heels_Turf) September 10, 2015 Just beautiful. North Carolina is set to face North Carolina A&T on Saturday at 6 p.m. E.T.
Via College Spun
September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

UNC Backup Quarterback Caleb Henderson Upset With Tar Heels’ Student Newspaper For Criticism Of Starter Marquise Williams

Marqise Williams, North Carolina’s starting quarterback, did not play well in the Tar Heels’ season-opening loss to South Carolina Thursday night. You could even say that Williams, who threw three interceptions – all of which came in the red zone – was largely responsible for the 17-13 loss to the Gamecocks.  UNC’s student newspaper, The Daily Tar Heel, wrote a cover...
Via College Spun
September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

North Carolina’s familiar tune echoes through Charlotte on opening night

Before every season, college football fans know the drill: Notre Dame, due to its brand name and immense cultural reach in the United States, generally gets rated highly in the polls and is accompanied by quite a lot of national buzz. No team is more a friend of fanfare — whether deserved or not — than the Irish. USC, if it seems to have enough talent, gets ample publicity as...
Via The Student Section
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

North Carolina Lands Commitment From 2016 4-Star Power Forward Tony Bradley

Tony Bradley, a four-star power forward in the 2016 class, has committed to North Carolina.  Bradley, a 6-foot-10, 235-pound prospect out of Bartow, Fla., is ranked the No. 7 player at his position and the No. 28 player in the class by 247 Sports’ Composite Rankings. He chose the Tar Heels over Alabama, among other programs.  He announced his commitment on Twitter.  Prayed...
Via College Spun
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Gamecocks, Tar Heels set future dates for Charlotte rivalry

Get use to seeing South Carolina and North Carolina meet on the gridiron as the two schools announced a renewal of the border state series on the eve of their Thursday Belk College Kickoff Classic in Charlotte. The next two installments of the series will take place in 2019 and 2023, both games will take place in Charlotte. “On the eve of this year's matchup, we are delighted...
Via Fox Sports
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 North Carolina Tar Heels Betting Odds

The 2015 college football season is weeks away, and the North Carolina Tar Heels are looking to make it to the ACC Championship Game for the first time. If you’re interested in laying some money down on the team, BetDSI has released North Carolina’s season odds. The video below previews the betting action.
Via Gamedayr
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Former 4-Star Linebacker Tyrell Tomlin Ruled Academically Ineligible For UNC In 2015

Former four-star linebacker Tyrell Tomlin has been ruled academically ineligible for the upcoming 2015 season and is no longer at the school, per a UNC release.  The 6-foot, 235-pound outside linebacker played in 10 games as a freshman in 2014, seeing limited time, but was expected to step up and compete for a starting role this season. But the Tar Heels will look elsewhere for...
Via College Spun
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

UNC, Nike refresh Tar Heels brand with new uniforms

The University of North Carolina has partnered with Nike to refresh their uniforms. Here’s there statement (and then look below for some pics of the new uniforms): In partnership with Nike, UNC Athletics refreshed its marks and colors to create a consistent look to one of the most recognized brands in college sports. As part of the updated identity, all 28 North Carolina varsity...
Via The Student Section
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

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