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NORTH CAROLINA RUMORS

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
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fedora: North Carolina QB Marquise Williams will be ready for this fall

The Tar Heels were without their star quarterback for the entire spring, after Marquise Williams was sidelined by hip surgery.However, North Carolina head coach Larry Fedora promised Williams would be fully healthy and back in action by the fall, according to Brett Friedlander of the Star News Online. "Marquise is our starting quarterback," Fedora said in a teleconference, via Friedlander...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina recognizes its first-year letter-winners

The Tar Heels were a fairly young team in 2014, and most of last year's personnel will return to the field for the 2015 season. Even some freshman, now poised for success as sophomores, found their way into the action.North Carolina held a ceremony to recognize its freshman contributors across all varsity sports recently, according to the official UNC athletics website, as the Heels...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tar Heels historian chronicles UNC's uniform history

Lee Pace has been covering the Tar Heels for a quarter of a century, but he had to go back way further than that to dig up all this.On Wednesday morning, Pace began chronicling the UNC football team's uniform history, starting with this photo from 1983.Pace shared this intriguing snapshot from the 1950s, when the Tar Heels wore ram horns on their helmets.The first color photograph...
Via Fox Sports
4 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
4 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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Look: Tar Heels drop new uniforms featuring argyle

After releasing three separate teasers over the past week, North Carolina has finally released photos of their new football and basketball uniforms.UNC Football Assistant Equipment Manager Jason Freeman Tweeted four photos of the new digs on Monday evening. Each of the three uniforms—Carolina blue, black and white—feature an argyle pattern on the collar and pant leg.The GoHeelsTV...
Via Fox Sports
5 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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Take A Look At The New UNC Uniforms For Soccer, Baseball And Lacrosse Teams

Below you can see the new Nike uniforms for the North Carolina women’s lacrosse, baseball and women’s soccer teams. See the basketball and football uniforms here Refreshed @Nike uniforms for #UNCWLax. #OURBLUE pic.twitter.com/a3NzWNNNHb — UNC Tar Heels (@GoHeels) April 21, 2015 Refreshed @Nike uniforms for Carolina Baseball. #OURBLUE pic.twitter.com/jWhQJWU4Ds — UNC Tar Heels...
Via Diehardsport
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: UNC Unveils New Argyle-Accented Football Uniforms

One week after teasing the unveiling of new football uniforms, UNC rolled out the updated look, and it has a familiar feel to it. The argyle pattern that has been a fixture on the Tar Heels’ basketball uniforms since the early 90s will now be appearing on the gridiron. Argyle will be featured on the team’s collar, helmet and pant legs for the home, away and alternate designs...
Via College Spun
6 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
11 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
13 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
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Paige’s Dad Confirms His Son Is Returning To UNC For His Senior Season

After his team lost to Wisconsin in the Sweet 16, North Carolina point guard Marcus Paige gave every indication he’d be returning to school for his senior season. Today, his father confirmed that Bret Strelow of The Fayetteville Observer.  Marcus Paige talked matter of factly after Sweet 16 loss about coming back. For double-checking purposes, his dad said today he is returning...
Via College Spun
15 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
17 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
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean May Posts Awesome Throwback Photo Of Himself, Roy Williams Celebrating 2005 Title

North Carolina didn’t reach this year’s Final Four, but at least one former Tar Heels remembers a different time. Former UNC big man Sean May, who was the Most Outstanding Player of the 2005 NCAA Tournament, reminisced a bit today on social media, posting a photo of himself and head coach Roy Williams celebrating their title run. May posted the photo because he turned 31 today...
Via College Spun
23 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
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Roy Williams Gave a Damn Good Press Conference Following Wisconsin Loss

Roy Williams’ North Carolina team was never considered heavy national title contenders this season but the very talented and athletic group definitely proved they can play with just about anyone, including No. 1 seed Wisconsin. The Tar Heels appeared headed toward a potential Sweet 16 upset when they led the Badgers by seven points in Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Dean Smith Leaves $200 for "Dinner Out" for Each of his Players

Legendary North Carolina coach Dean Smith was renowned for his relationship with everyone who played for him during his 36 years with the Tar Heels...
Via Athlon Sports
March 26, 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

North Carolina's Meeks sprains knee; Sweet 16 status unclear

North Carolina starting forward Kennedy Meeks sprained his left knee in the second half of the Tar Heels' round of 32 victory Saturday vs. Arkansas, and he will be re-evaluated when the team returns to Chapel Hill. Meeks injured the knee when a Razorbacks player fell backward and straight into Meeks' left leg. Meeks is an important part of the Tar Heels' rotation, averaging 11.6...
Via Fox Sports
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss
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