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North Carolina ends 8-game losing streak in Atlanta with 38-31 win over Georgia Tech

After falling behind 21-0 with 4:34 remaining in the first half, the North Carolina Tar Heels showed very little promise in being able to snap an eight-game, 17-year losing streak in Atlanta against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. Thirty-eight points later, North Carolina (4-1, 1-0 ACC) had pulled off an improbable comeback to finally put away a losing streak that has haunted the...
Via Fox Sports South
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Williams leads rally, North Carolina tops Georgia Tech 38-31

ATLANTA (AP) Quinshad Davis threw a 37-yard touchdown pass to quarterback Marquise Williams, capping North Carolina's comeback from a three-touchdown deficit, and the Tar Heels beat Georgia Tech 38-31 on Saturday. Georgia Tech led 21-0 before North Carolina (4-1, 1-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) began its comeback with two touchdowns in the final 90 seconds of the first half. That...
Via AP on Fox
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Neck injury ends career of UNC LB Joe Jackson

North Carolina Tar Heels linebacker Joe Jackson suffered a neck injury this season that is forcing him to retire from the game. Jackson addressed his decision in a statement, which was reported by John Taylor of NBC Sports’ College Football Talk. “After talking with my family and the UNC doctors, I have decided it is in my best interest to stop playing football,” Jackson said...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina Tar Heels Vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Odds

Week five of the college football season includes a crucial ACC contest between two teams that need a win to stay in the race for the Coastal Division title, as North Carolina takes on Georgia Tech. If you’re interested in laying some money down on the game, BetDSI has released the odds. The video below previews the betting action.
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

UNC to honor late ESPN broadcaster, alumnus Scott on Oct. 23

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) North Carolina will honor late ESPN broadcaster and alumnus Stuart Scott as it kicks off the basketball season. The school says it will induct Scott on Oct. 23 into the North Carolina Journalism Hall of Fame, which is based in the UNC School of Media and Journalism. Jones Angell, the radio play-by-play voice for Tar Heels sports, will emcee an induction ceremony...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Fedora says Marquise Williams will remain QB

During the first half of this past weekend’s game between the North Carolina Tar Heels and Deleware Blue Hens, UNC quarterback Marquise Williams was pulled in favor of Mitch Trubisky. According to head coach Larry Fedora, the switchw as simply made to provide a spark in the offense. While the switch to Trubisky seemed to work out for the Tar Heels, Fedora doesn’t want to hear...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Williams remains UNC starting QB despite Trubisky's big 2nd half

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Marquise Williams is once again listed as the starting quarterback for North Carolina. Mitch Trubisky remains his backup on the depth chart released Monday ahead of this week's visit to Georgia Tech. "I don't want to start some type of controversy because there's not" one, coach Larry Fedora said. Williams, a senior who set 18 school records last season, did...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Former NCAA QB Creates The “Likeness Line” Featuring NCAA President Mark Emmert

Caleb Pressley, a former quarterback and Supervisor of Morale at the University of North Carolina is now with on a tour of the SEC with the Barstool Dixie gang. During his tour he decided to take a page out of the playbook of Mark Emmert with the Likeness Line. What is the Likeness Line you ask? Well just [&hellip The post Former NCAA QB Creates The ...
Via No Coast Bias
7 days ago  |  Discuss

UNC WR unhappy with fans’ attendance at home games

To say the least, basketball is the more loved sport when it comes to things in Chapel Hill. The Tar Heels have been more relevant in basketball over football for years and both teams take notice of that. The fans also seem to realize that as they usually show up in droves at the Dean Dome as opposed to Kenan Memorial Stadium. According to College Spun, one UNC wide receiver is not...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina Tar Heels host unbeaten, untested Illini

Fresh off of a convincing 53-14 drubbing of North Carolina A&T, the Tar Heels welcome an undefeated Illinois squad to Kenan Stadium. Both teams need to make a statement on Saturday afternoon, as neither has claimed a victory over a power five conference opponent this season. North Carolina (1-1) literally threw the game to South Carolina in the season-opener, but the Tar Heels...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: North Carolina’s Trio Of Seniors Had A Photo Shoot On The Quad

The North Carolina basketball team is busy preparing for its 2015-16 campaign. And for one group of players, their last shot at a title. After losing a close one to Wisconsin last year in the Sweet 16, seniors Joel James, Brice Johnson and Marcus Paige are ready to lead the Tar Heels on another run. But before things get serious, they took to the quad to have a little fun with a...
Via College Spun
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Tar Heels need more from Marquise Williams

Marquise Williams The North Carolina Tar Heels entered last week’s season opener against South Carolina with countless concerns on the defensive side of the ball. Defensive coordinator Gene Chizik and his group of guys silenced all the critics with a dominant performance, allowing a measly 17 points to the Gamecocks. However, it was head coach Larry Fedora’s offense and senior...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: UNC’s Football Field Has An Argyle Border and It Looks Incredible

North Carolina’s football field at Kenan Memorial Stadium will have a new look this Saturday.  The Tar Heels’ turf team has painted an argyle border on the field.  It looks incredible.  Finished border — UNC Sports Turf (@Tar_Heels_Turf) September 10, 2015 Just beautiful. North Carolina is set to face North Carolina A&T on Saturday at 6 p.m. E.T.
Via College Spun
23 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina to have argyle sidelines for NC A&T game

The North Carolina Tar Heels have been obsessed with the argyle styling when it comes to their teams for some time now. Earlier in the summer, the team revealed a new blue and white argyle design on the jerseys for their football team. The Tar Heels will now have a similar design on their sidelines when the welcome in North Carlonia A&T on Saturday. UNC Athletics shared the...
Via Campus Sports Net
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: UNC Is Painting Cool Argyle Sideline Borders For NC A&T Game

After last week’s disappointing loss against South Carolina, UNC wants to change things up a bit. In an attempt to match the new uniforms the Tar Heels unveiled back in April, UNC began painting argyle borders around the sidelines inside Kenan Memorial Stadium Wednesday afternoon. The Tar Heels will host the NC A&T Aggies Saturday at 6 p.m. on ESPN 3. White going down on the...
Via College Spun
24 days ago  |  Discuss

UNC Backup Quarterback Caleb Henderson Upset With Tar Heels’ Student Newspaper For Criticism Of Starter Marquise Williams

Marqise Williams, North Carolina’s starting quarterback, did not play well in the Tar Heels’ season-opening loss to South Carolina Thursday night. You could even say that Williams, who threw three interceptions – all of which came in the red zone – was largely responsible for the 17-13 loss to the Gamecocks.  UNC’s student newspaper, The Daily Tar Heel, wrote a cover...
Via College Spun
29 days 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 The Student Section
September 03, 2015  |  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
September 03, 2015  |  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
September 02, 2015  |  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
September 02, 2015  |  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
September 02, 2015  |  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
August 18, 2015  |  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
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

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