When Jeff Schoettmer graduated from Jesuit College Prep in 2011, he didn’t have a football scholarship. Schoettmer decided to walk-on at the University of North Carolin at Chapel Hill. Schoettmer is from Dallas, Texas, but his family has North Carolina roots. His dad played football at Duke and his mom played tennis for Wake Forest.
A few miles outside of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, you will found the village of Clemmons. With a population of under 20,000, Clemmons may not seem like much on the outside. This, however, is far from reality. Clemmons is home to West Forsyth High School. West Forsyth is 4-A school in the Central Piedmont Conference. Over 2,000 student call West...
North Davidson High School may seem like a normal North Carolina high school. However, the Black Knights have a knack for producing Tar Heels.
Charles Brunson, a redshirt sophomore, is currently a tailback for the Carolina’s football team. Brunson graduated from North Davidson in 2012, and he arrived in Chapel Hill as a walk-on....
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) North Carolina's Ryan Switzer made returning punts for touchdowns look easy last season. He's been frequently frustrated this time around.
''Most of the year, I've been bottled up,'' he said.
Switzer - who tied an NCAA single-season record with five TD punt returns as a rookie but has none this year - exemplifies how tough it'...
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Two-time Maui Invitational champion Connecticut and North Carolina headline a 12-team field for the 2016 tournament.
The Huskies and Tar Heels will join Georgetown, Oklahoma State, Oregon, Tennessee, Wisconsin and host Chaminade in the annual tournament played at Lahaina Civic Center.
UConn won the Maui Invitational in 2005 and 2010, when it went on to win the national championship...
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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) North Carolina coach Larry Fedora has apologized to Duke's David Cutcliffe after his team's celebration following the Tar Heels victory against the Blue Devils left the visiting locker room damaged by spray paint. The school also says it will pay for the cleanup.
The winning team in the rivalry traditionally paints its shade of blue on the Victory Bell. The...
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UNC was a bit too excited after beating Duke
North Carolina football got maybe its biggest win of the season last Thursday. The Tar Heels went to Duke and upset their biggest rival, 45-20. It was UNC’s first win over the Blue Devils since 2011, and with the win, the squad became bowl eligible.
Larry Fedora’s team was understandably excited after pulling the upset, and celebrated...
Duke not only got upset on the field by North Carolina this season, but apparently administrators were upset with the Tar Heels actions after the game as well.
According to ESPN, the North Carolina players caused extensive damage to the visiting team locker room at Wallace Wade Stadium following their 45-20 win over the Blue Devils. According to the report, the Tar Heels spray painted...
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) Stephanie Mavunga scored 23 points and career-highs of 16 rebounds and 6 blocked shots and No. 11 North Carolina overwhelmed Oregon in the second half for a 76-59 win on Sunday.
The Ducks (1-1) had a nine-point lead in the first half and were up 29-28 at the break but Alisha Gray had six points as the Tar Heels (4-0) scored the first 12 points of the second half...
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Few players in college basketball can get up like North Carolina’s J.P. Tokoto, and he really flashed that vertical jump in completing an impressive alley-oop against Davidson. Tokoto receives a nice pass from freshman Justin Jackson on a fast break, and really climbs the latter to finish with an awesome one-handed flush. Enjoy this highlight, Tar Heel fans.
North Carolina knocked...
The Duke-North Carolina rivalry doesn’t have as much national luster when the two programs are playing football, but it’s still a big game that awards a trophy to the victor.
The Tar Heels, somewhat surprisingly, were the ones holding and ringing the Victory Bell following Thursday night’s contest. UNC defeated Duke, 45-20, in Durham.
Today, North Carolina’s video production...
North Carolina is throwing its name in the ring for coolest alternate helmet of the season for tonight’s game at Duke. The Tar Heels are wearing chrome helmets featuring the alternate foot logo that the school occasionally uses. We’re big fans of this new lid for UNC.
UNC wearing chrome tonight vs Duke pic.twitter.com/aEmCJcHdzT
— Spencer Herlong (@TarHeelPhoto) November 21...
On Thursday night the North Carolina Tar Heels will travel to take on the Duke Blue Devils in a match-up of two ACC schools.
North Carolina (5-5) and Duke (8-2) will each be looking to score the win in this one. Coverage of the game between these two will air on ESPN and WatchESPN beginning at 7:30 pm ET from Wallace Wade Stadium in Durham, NC.
The Odds: The Duke Blue Devils are...
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Eight Tar Heels scored over five points (Johnson, Meeks, Jackson, Paige, Hicks, Tokoto, James and Britt) in North Carolina’s 76-60 win over North Carolina Central. [UNCTarheelAthletics]
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After having missed out on all the elite post prospects they targeted in the 2015 class, North Carolina landed their first verbal commitment of the 2015 recruiting cycle on Monday, striking with 6′-8″ in-state power forward Luke Maye of Hough (NC). Maye announced his verbal commitment to the Tar Heels via his Twitter account. Maye ...
The debacle in North Carolina poses a real problem for the NCAA. The North Carolina basketball program is one of the premier brands in college basketball, but the NCAA makes billions with the NCAA Tournament.
The NCAA slammed Ohio State and USC over tattoos and improper benefits, but here we have a situation where football players, basketball players and other athletes were funneled...
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17. ...
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...
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 pic.twitter.com/IijsnWXwB7
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...
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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, […]