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Thursday SEC Round-up: South Carolina Bad, Vandy Worse

The biggest headline we could think of that epitomized South Carolina and Vanderbilt's performances on the Opening Night of the College Football season was this: "South Carolina bad, Vanderbilt worse". Because it's true. SOUTH CAROLINA WOES South Carolina wasn't so much as a victory over the North Carolina Tar Heels as one fall-over drunk beating the other fall-over drunk to the...
Via SEC Football Blog
9 hours ago  |  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 Bloguin Best
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: North Carolina scores first TD of the FBS season

The 2015 college football season is officially underway, with the North Carolina Tar Heels and South Carolina Gamecocks facing each other at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte. It is a bitter rivalry with major bragging rights on the line. Both teams are expected to be very competitive this season, but it was North Carolina that scored the first FBS touchdown of the season. Marquise...
Via Campus Sports Net
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: UNC’s Bug Howard Scores The First Touchdown Of The 2015 Campaign

…and we’re off. North Carolina wide receiver Bug Howard has scored the first touchdown of the 2015 college football season. Quarterback Marquise Williams found Howard for a 21-yard score in the first quarter of the Tar Heels’ opener against South Carolina.  Here’s a Vine of the play, via user oscargambler.   UNC now leads 7-0 in Charlotte.
Via College Spun
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

ACC Football Odds: Tar Heels Underdogs, Eagles Favorites In Week 1 Action

The North Carolina Tar Heels will be the first Atlantic Coast Conference squad to open their 2015 season when they take the field Thursday against the South Carolina Gamecocks as 3-point betting underdogs at sportsbooks monitored by The Tar Heels are 0-2 straight up and 1-1 against the spread in their past two games against their Southeastern Conference rival and will...
20 hours ago  |  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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Western Carolina schedules North Carolina in 2017, '18

(STATS) - The Carolinas appear to be tied together by Western Carolina University. On Wednesday, the Southern Conference school in Cullowhee, North Carolina, announced future FBS matchups against the state's flagship university, North Carolina. The Catamounts will face the Tar Heels in Chapel Hill for the first time on Nov. 18, 2017, with a second game scheduled there on Nov. 17...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

This North Carolina Hype Video Will Get You Pumped For Thursday’s Opener

North Carolina opens the 2015-16 season up tomorrow evening against South Carolina. Ahead of Thursday’s game, the Tar Heels have released a hype video that will more than likely give you goosebumps. Kickoff of the UNC-South Carolina game is 6 p.m. on ESPN. The post This North Carolina Hype Video Will Get You Pumped For Thursday’s Opener appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: North Carolina Football Releases Hype Video For Season Opener vs. South Carolina

We’re almost 24 hours away from the start of college football.  North Carolina opens the 2015 campaign at 6 p.m. E.T. tomorrow against South Carolina in Charlotte.  The Tar Heels released an awesome hype video for the contest this evening. Check it out, UNC fans. 
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina Gamecocks vs. North Carolina Tar Heels Preview and Prediction

The 2015 FBS season kicks off this Thursday night when South takes on North in the Battle of the Carolinas. The Tar Heels are looking to improve on...
Via Athlon Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina, South Carolina Announce Future Games In Charlotte Between Schools

On Thursday, the North Carolina Tar Heels and South Carolina Gamecocks will open the 2015 season against each other in Charlotte. But before that game can even take place, the schools and the city announced two future meetings at the same location: The Charlotte Sports Foundation (CSF) today announced it has secured two future regular season college football games between the University...
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina defense ready for explosive UNC offense

South Carolina's defense will be tasked with a slowing down an explosive North Carolina offense on Thursday night. UNC head coach Larry Fedora will bring a somewhat unconventional style of play-calling to the table. His dynamic offensive attack is predicated upon setting the tempo. North Carolina functions primarily as a no-huddle, spread offense with generally one back in the backfield...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 SEC Fan Hype Video Will Get Fans Pumped For Upcoming Season

In just ten days, the 2015 college football season will begin, as the South Carolina Gamecocks and North Carolina Tar Heels will kick things off with the most notable game that Thursday. All 14 teams from the SEC will open their season that weekend, and fans of the programs can’t wait for things to begin for real. One fan took to his editing equipment and threw together this video...
Via Gamedayr
10 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  Discuss

George Whitfield: Marquise Willliams is ‘most underrated’

Noted quarterback guru George Whitfield has called North Carolina Tar Heels quarterback Marquise Williams the most underrated quarterback in the country. ESPN’s David Hale confirmed Whitfield’s words on Twitter. George Whitfield here, too. Calls #UNC’s Marquise Williams the most under-rated QB in the country. — David Hale (@DavidHaleESPN) August 18, 2015 That’s quite...
Via Campus Sports Net
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: 5-star UNC commit Jalek Felton summer mixtape

Jalek Felton is one of the top prospects in the entire 2017 college basketball recruiting class, and at this point in time it appears he will take his talents to the North Carolina Tar Heels. He has the potential to become something very special at the next level, and there is no denying the fact that hard work could get him to the point of being an intriguing NBA prospect. During...
Via Campus Sports Net
16 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Logan Byrd talks UNC commitment, Tebow comparison

The North Carolina Tar Heels football program finished the 2014 season with a 6-7 record, and have quite a bit of improving to do in order to get to where they need to be. One of their biggest needs moving forward is to find a long-term quarterback capable of starting and putting up big numbers consistently. They may have that guy in their 2016 recruiting class, and his name is Logan...
Via Campus Sports Net
17 days ago  |  Discuss

UNC to self-report violations to NCAA

The self-reported violations to the NCAA don’t seem to be stopping anytime soon. From Tennessee to North Carolina, there have been many teams to report violations this offseason. According to, UNC is expected to report more violations to the NCAA on Friday. The NCAA had already laid down allegations of violations onto the Tar Heels just last month and the school was getting...
Via Campus Sports Net
21 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina Lands Commitment From 2016 4-Star Running Back Jordon Brown

Jordon Brown, a four-star running back in the 2016 class, has committed to North Carolina.  The 5-foot-11, 179-pound prospect out of Durham, North Carolina, is ranked the No. 5 all-purpose back in the country by  Brown announced his commitment on Twitter.  I have officially committed to be a UNC Tar Heel!!!! — Jordon Brown (@TherealJordon...
Via College Spun
21 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina Football position preview: Offensive Line

UNC Football The offensive line anchors the North Carolina Tar Heels’ explosive offense fans have gotten accustomed to. The 6-foot-4-inch, 325-pound senior offensive guard Landon Turner headlines an offensive line that steadily improved this offseason. What we know Carolina returns all five starters from last year’s offensive line. Only seven other teams in the power five...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina Football position review: Quarterbacks

UNC Football Around this time last year, it was unclear who would be the starting quarterback for the North Carolina Tar Heels. This year, it is evident that senior Marquise Williams is not only the starter for Carolina, but the most important piece of the team. Behind Williams, there are a plethora of quarterbacks fighting to be the backup. The only person behind Williams who has...
27 days ago  |  Discuss

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