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NORTH CAROLINA RUMORS

Sharpshooter Kenny Williams connects with North Carolina

As a team arguably poised to be a contender for a pre-season No. 1 next year, the North Carolina Tar Heels have a talented roster set to return to Chapel Hill. Still, the departure of J.P. Tokoto to the professional ranks left a gap on the roster, and North Carolina wanted to add an additional player ...
Via Hoopniks
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

4-Star SG Kenny Williams Has Committed To North Carolina

Roy Williams’ UNC Tar Heels will be one of the top teams in the nation to start next year, and they just added a big time shooter to the equation. Four-star shooting guard Kenny Williams III has committed to play in Chapel Hill. It’s a blessing to announce that I have committed to play my college basketball at The University of North Carolina — Kenny Williams III (@KWill_24...
Via College Spun
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Incoming Tar Heel is motivated by those who doubt him

Class of 2015 offensive line recruit Tommy Hatton will join the Tar Heels soon and he'll finally have a chance to take out some of his frustration on the football field. Recently, the North Carolina signee shared his driving factors with Matt Morgan of Inside Carolina."I feel like the one thing that makes me stand out the most is I have a chip on my shoulder at all times," Hatton...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 2015 4-Star SG Kenny Williams Down To UNC and Virginia

One of the most-highly sought-after uncommitted recruits in the 2015 class is reportedly down to two schools: North Carolina and Virginia.  Kenny Williams, a four-star shooting guard who was committed to VCU before Shaka Smart left, told ESPN.com this afternoon he is down to the Tar Heels and the Cavaliers.  The 6-foot-2, 165-pound prospect is from Chesterfield, Va.  Former VCU...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina LB Alex Bales recognized for academic excellence

North Carolina honored its top-10 student-athletes—five male, five female—and linebacker Alex Bales was the only member of the football team recognized, according to a press release from the university's official athletic website.Bales is a business/mathematical decision sciences double major who appeared in six games last season, after joining the team as a walk-on back in 2012...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tar Heels haven't done anything special with their NFL talent

Although the Tar Heels are without a major draft prospect in 2015, that hasn't been the case as of late. After Florida State and Clemson, North Carolina's 23 selections (five first-rounders) over the past five drafts are the third-most in the ACC, according to Bill Bender of the Sporting News.ESPN's Andrea Adelson points out UNC's 36-28 record (.563) during that span, noting that...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: UNC Celebrates #NationalSuperHeroDay With Picture Of Larry Fedora As Wolverine and It’s Pretty Great

Today – Tuesday, April 28 – is apparently National Superhero Day.  Yeah, we didn’t know, either.  North Carolina’s football program did, though. And the Tar Heels are celebrating with a picture of their head coach, Larry Fedora, as Wolverine. It’s pretty awesome.  .@CoachFedora as Wolverine. It’s #NationalSuperHeroDay! pic.twitter.com/k0j4uAhT8P — Carolina Football...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke Basketball billboard posted on North Carolina highway

Duke-North Carolina.  The rivalry doesn’t get much bigger than that, and now, the Blue Devils have taken the friendly disagreement off the court posting a billboard just down I-85 South near Durham North Carolina. A big- and rather obnoxious- CONGRATULATIONS highlights the billboard that also features a team photo of the National Championship team hoisting the trophy. ...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina receives a big OL commitment for 2016 recruiting class

A major reinforcement could be on his way to North Carolina's offensive line in 2016.Jay-Jay McCargo, a four-star recruit, gave his verbal commitment to the Tar Heels over the weekend, according to Don Callahan of Inside Carolina. The 270-pounder who stands 6-foot-4-inches tall picked UNC over Alabama, Auburn and a slew of competing ACC schools.McCargo is from Arlington, Va., and...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

OT Jay Jay McCargo Commits to Tar Heels

UNC is no longer just a basketball school, as I am sure you are well aware Since the moment Coach Fedora came to Chapel Hill several years ago. his goal has been to turn around the culture of the program, and to remove themselves from the turmoil left by the previous staff. Fedora has successfully transformed UNC into something of a football factory with 21 players selected in the...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

5-Star Brandon Ingram says UNC received NCAA allegations

During a recent sitdown with  ESPNU’s Matt Schick, five-star SF recruit Brandon Ingram, who has yet to commit to a program, made an interested comment when he mentioned information he recently learned. According to Ingram, he was informed on April 17 that the North Carolina Tar Heels basketball team had received a notice of NCAA allegations. Those issues have kept the five-star...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina baseball team hosts Bacon Night

Usually it’s Minor League Baseball that comes up with awesome midweek promotions to get people to come to the ballpark, but the North Carolina Tar Heels on Tuesday did exactly what every team in the country should do. Bacon Night. Bacon Night at the Bosh. 🐷 pic.twitter.com/BeoL1DjNac — UNC Tar Heels (@GoHeels) April 21, 2015 Here's a peek at a few of the things that we...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: UNC football team unveils new argyle uniforms

On Monday night, the North Carolina Tar Heels unveiled new uniforms for the 2015 college football season. The tweaks to the UNC football look will be something familiar to those who root on the basketball team. For the first time, the football team will be embracing the argyle pattern. “We are excited to once again partner with Nike, one of the most recognizable brands in the world...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina Updates Football Uniforms With Argyle Design for 2015

North Carolina’s uniform is one of the best in the ACC, and the Tar Heels will open 2015 with a revamped design to the helmet, jersey and...
Via Athlon Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina 2015 football uniforms feature basketball team's argyle pattern.

North Carolina's 2014 jersey. Photo via SI.com.Nike released photos of North Carolina's football uniforms for the 2015 season. The 2015 uniforms incorporate a design element familiar to men's basketball fans - the blue and white argyle pattern created by fashion designer and UNC alum Alexander Julian in 1991.Julian created the argyle pattern as part of a redesign of the Tar Heels...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
12 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  Discuss

UNC Reaching Out To Top 100 Recruit Tevin Mack

While North Carolina is still looking to add guard Kenny Williams, there’s a second former VCU commit that the Tar Heels are inquiring about.  Four-star SF Tevin Mack is apparently drawing interest from several top schools including UNC. UNC USC GA BAMA Marquette TX CLEM KS GA St UCLA….Inquired today @sl0wbucks pic.twitter.com/rttMVJGkFo — Carolina Wolves (@THEWOLVES_SC)...
Via Diehardsport
18 days ago  |  Discuss

UNC’s #OURBLUE Teaser Video Implies Tar Heels Unveiling New Uniforms Next Monday

North Carolina’s shade of blue – appropriate dubbed “Carolina blue” – is one of the most recognizable hues in college sports. It looks like Nike is going to make it the focus of some kind of uniform upgrade, which will be unveiled next Monday.  Monday, the school released a quick video to tease what appear to be new football uniforms. The clip features Nike employees Todd...
Via College Spun
20 days ago  |  Discuss

#2 Syracuse Comes up Short on the Road to #4 North Carolina

North Carolina’s Michael Tagliaferri (21) moves upfield ahead of Syracuse’s Ben Williams, on ground, Saturday at Fetzer Field in Chapel Hill, N.C. (Mandatory Credit: Ted Richardson / syracuse.com) On Saturday, #4 North Carolina Tar Heels (10-1) defeated #2 Syracuse Orange (8-2), 17-15. The loss puts Syracuse (2-2) in the ACC conference and marks their second road loss of the...
Via The Sports Journal
20 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina Tar Heels 2015 Schedule and Analysis

Larry Fedora is entering a critical season in Chapel Hill. The Tar Heels are 13-11 in ACC play in three seasons with him at the helm and it...
Via Athlon Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: UNC junior J.P. Tokoto to enter NBA draft

North Carolina junior forward J.P. Tokoto will be leaving school early and declaring for the 2015 NBA Draft, according to a report by Yahoo! Sports.  The 6-foot-5, 200-pound forward averaged 8.3 points and 5.6 rebounds a game this past season.  Tokoto is projected by some to be an early second-round pick.  North Carolina junior J.P. Tokoto will enter the 2015 NBA Draft, he...
Via College Spun
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami’s Andrew Suarez Searches For 2014 Form

The results weren’t pretty for Andrew Suarez, who battled himself as much as he did the North Carolina Tar Heels in Chapel Hill last Saturday. Pulled after throwing 60 pitches in just three innings (4 H, 1 ER, 4 BB, 2 SO), the Miami left hander repeatedly missed with a fastball that didn’t reach higher than 91 […]
Via Fangraphs
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

North Carolina Tar Heels 2015 Spring Football Preview

This spring marks Year 4 of the Larry Fedora era at North Carolina and unfortunately, things have been trending in the wrong direction for the Tar...
Via Athlon Sports
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss
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