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In Depth Look: North Carolina Tar Heels Offense

If you’ve heard Lil Wayne’s song titled “Nightmares of the Bottom”, the rapper has a line where he says, “players play, coaches coach, and cheerleaders cheer”. I’m going to start this piece with those lyrics because in college football everyone plays their part. In this article I am going to label us college fantasy football geeks the cheerleaders. In the rest of this...
Via In The Neutral Zone
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Former rivals join forces at East Tennessee State

Long-time friends and former Atlantic Coast Conference rivals Carl Torbush and Mike O'Cain say they savor the opportunity to work together in relaunching a program on a smaller scale at East Tennessee State. They spent a lot of the 1990s trying to beat the other while both were in North Carolina. Torbush was the Tar Heels' head coach from 1998-2000; O'Cain coached the...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: North Carolina DB Brian Walker Gets Scoring Started for Tar Heels With 102-Yard Interception Return

In recent years North Carolina has started to become known for something other than basketball--football. To be clear--they are not a powerhouse by any means, but more likely than not they are going to keep it interesting if not win.Plays like the one defensive back Brian Walker made in the second quarter against San Diego State--a 102-yard interception return for a touchdown--certainly...
Via FatManWriting
10 days ago  |  Discuss

UNC DB Brian Walker With 100-YARD PICK 6 vs San Diego St. (Video)

UNC Tar Heels defensive back Brian Walker may have broken a school and NCAA record with this 102 yard interception return for a touchdown against the San Diego State in Chapel Hill. Walker was suspended for the Tar Heels opener. h/t fansided
Via Thacover2
10 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina Tar Heels vs. San Diego State Aztecs: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the No. 21 North Carolina Tar Heels will host the San Diego State Aztecs. Coverage of the game between North Carolina (1-0) and San Diego State (1-0) will air on ESPNews beginning at 8:00 pm ET from Kenan Stadium in Chapel Hill, NC. The Odds: The North Carolina Tar Heels are 15.5 point favorites against the San Diego State Aztecs. The over/under for this contest is 60...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: North Carolina’s Field Is Painted For Saturday’s “Stripe Out” Game And It Looks Amazing

This may be the most impressive thing you’ll see today. The University of North Carolina decided to declare this weekend’s game against San Diego State a “stripe out,” meaning that fans will wear either a black or a Carolina blue shirt depending on which section they sit in at Kenan Memorial Stadium. While we’ll sure that will look fantastic, it’ll be hard to look more...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina Tar Heels vs. Liberty Flames: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday evening the No. 23 ranked North Carolina Tar Heels will host the Liberty Flames. This will be the first game for each team as the 2014 season gets underway. The Tar Heels are looking to start their season right at Kenan Stadium in Chapel Hill, NC. Coverage of this game will get underway at 6:00 pm ET on ESPN3. The Odds: The North Carolina Tar Heels are 28 point favorites...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

UNC Basketball Player Joel Berry Tweets #RollTide, Upsets A Lot Of Tar Heel Football Fans

Joel Berry is a freshman point guard at North Carolina. The 6-foot, 185-pound guard is from Florida. He doesn’t appear to have any connections to the state of Alabama.  Berry, though, is a Crimson Tide football fan, and he remains one despite being a student athlete at North Carolina. Today, Berry made Tar Heel fans aware of this. They weren’t too happy.  Ayyee college football...
Via College Spun
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: North Carolina Football’s Helmet Will Feature A 3D ACC Logo, New State Decal

The North Carolina football program begins its 2014 season this Saturday, when the Tar Heels take on Liberty at 6 p.m. E.T.  North Carolina will start its new campaign with slightly different looking helmets. The Tar Heels have made a couple minor changes to its lids, as North Carolina’s helmet will now feature a 3D ACC logo at the top of the face mask and a new North Carolina...
Via College Spun
22 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina Football: Is Larry Fedora the Next James Franklin?

The North Carolina Tar Heels are ranked 24th in the Sporting News College Football Preview. The program is picked to finish first in the ACC Coastal division, which wins them a trip to play FSU in the conference title game. The running game appears to be strong and the defense solid. And in his third season as head coach of the “basketball school".Larry Fedora is going to...
Via Football Nation
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: A Trio Of North Carolina Basketball Alums, NBA Players Worked Out Together In Miami

If North Carolina put together an NBA team featuring only former Tar Heels, the squad would be quite competitive. That’s, of course, not allowed.  Instead, the various North Carolina alums playing in the NBA have to compete against one another on separate teams. They can still work out together in the offseason, though. That’s what former teammates Kendall Marshall, Harrison...
Via College Spun
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

North Carolina Tar Heels Are Now College Football Favorites Thanks To Their Ability To Practice Upside Down

It’s often said that football is comprised of three aspects – offense, defense and special teams – but the truly great teams know that’s not true. It’s also a game of gravity…and the North Carolina Tar Heels have absolutely mastered the art of gravity, as evidenced by this photo uploaded by UNC’s Inside Carolina: QB/WR passing drills — InsideCarolina...
Via Next Impulse Sports
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Marvin Williams posterizes McAdoo in UNC pickup game

There are a couple college basketball programs that feature summer pickup games that are more exciting to watch than the regular or postseason contests.  Kentucky, Kansas, Duke, North Carolina—programs that have a high amount of talent that’s moved on to the NBA. The professional players come back to campus during the offseason to work out with their college trainers and practice...
Via College Spun
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

North Carolina Academic Scandal Growing Uglier by the Day

North Carolina could be in serious trouble soon in light of recent allegations from former Tar Heels forward Rashad McCants that he took fake class to stay eligible while at UNC. In an interview with ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” with Andy Kaz, McCants reiterated his accusations of tutors writing papers and players receiving high grades in classes where they were never required...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Rashad McCants: I made Dean’s List at UNC without going to class

Former North Carolina basketball star Rashad McCants helped the Tar Heels win a national championship in 2005. Had he actually been required to go to class and not been allowed to take bogus courses, he may not have even been academically eligible that year. McCants, who has been playing in the NBA D-League since 2009, […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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