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NORTH CAROLINA RUMORS

Marquise Williams, Quinshad Davis cleared to practice

North Carolina Tar Heels quarterback Marquise Williams and wideout Quinshad Davis have both been medically cleared to participate in fall practice. Head football coach Larry Fedora reported the development, which was reported by Kevin McGuire of NBC Sports’ College Football Talk. Williams was held out of spring practice as he recovered from a hip injury, and his return could not...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UNC DB Malik Simmons suspended following arrest

North Carolina Tar Heels defensive back Malik Simmons was arrested earlier this week and has been indefinitely suspended from the team by head coach Larry Fedora. Kevin McGuire of NBC Sports’ College Football Talk reported Simmons’ arrest and suspension, which was announced via a statement by the university. Simmons has already been arrested once this summer on a misdemeanor...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex- UNC player says women’s basketball team is ‘scapegoat’

For those who have been following the UNC academic scandal and the Notice of Allegations the school received from the NCAA, it’s interesting to note that Tar Heels head men’s basketball coach Roy Williams nor any of his staff were named as anything other than interviewees. Though both the men’s team and football team will face punishment of some sort, it appears that the women’s...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina Football: Importance of a good start for UNC

North Carolina football faces an early, and critically important, task this upcoming season – starting off strong. Site of the Belk College Kickoff Game North Carolina will open the season against South Carolina as part of the Belk College Kickoff Game in Charlotte. North Carolina battles South Carolina for the second time in three years with South Carolina winning their last...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Roy Williams to recruit: NCAA won’t crack down on basketball

University of North Carolina Tar Heels head men’s basketball coach Roy Williams doesn’t appear to be too concerned about impending NCAA penalties following an investigation into years of academic fraud at the school. According to Pat James of the Charlotte Observer, Williams told five-star power forward Sacha Killeya-Jones, a Class of 2016 recruit who currently plays at Virginia...
Via Campus Sports Net
16 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina Basketball: Team Predictions

Despite the sanctions placed on North Carolina basketball by the NCAA on the upcoming season, there is still much basketball to be played! Here is a peek of what to look out for in blue and white at Chapel Hill next year. Player to watch: Justin Jackson The end of last year provided a preview of the pure potential Justin has that could make him a first round pick in the NBA draft...
Via isportsweb.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: North Carolina football sports new-look gloves

While the North Carolina Tar Heels football program hasn’t quite been up to par in recent years, the team has not failed to look the part.  The very traditional Tar Heels will join the popular movement to “logo on the palm side of their football glove,” making them look that much fresher. The new @usnikefootball vapor knit gloves for @TarHeelFootball have arrived. pic.twitter...
Via Campus Sports Net
20 days ago  |  Discuss

UNC named on final lists for top 2016 talent

North Carolina basketball has experienced some turmoil as of late, but as far as the 2016 recruiting class is concerned, it appears to be coming up all Tar Heels.ESPN college hoops insider Jeff Goodman went on a tweeting spree earlier rattling off the top choices for the class of 2016. See how UNC is faring for yourself:2016-17 could be a special year in Chapel Hill.
Via Fox Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina Football: How changes will impact the Heels

New coaches and new uniforms have headlined North Carolina Football’s off-season with questions still facing the program and how it will perform. Gene Chizik Larry Fedora and the North Carolina Tar Heels football team have had their fair share of disappointment over the past few seasons. The tide of the football program may be shifting thanks to the hiring of Gene Chizik as defensive...
Via isportsweb.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: N.C. State Spotted With “UNC Cheat” License Plate

Well, this was probably inevitable. N.C. State fans really, really don’t like North Carolina, and many have gotten a lot of joy out of the recent academic scandal in Chapel Hill. We’ve seen many fans get custom license plates, many of which are used to taunt rival fans. This “UNCCHE@T” license plate was bound to be made—the only real question was whether a Duke fan would...
Via College Spun
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Duke Stud 2016 QB Commit Chazz Surratt Is Decommitting, Flipping To North Carolina

Chazz Surratt, a three-star dual-threat quarterback in the 2016 class, is decommitting from Duke.  The 6-foot-3, 210-pound prospect is ready to commit to another school, too. It’s a school Blue Devils’ fans aren’t too fond of.  According to 247 Sports’ Adam Rowe, Surratt is decommitting from Duke and committing to North Carolina.  BREAKING: 2016 QB Chazz Surratt decommitting...
Via College Spun
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

North Carolina Football: UNC Lands Another Commitment, This One From 2016 OL Luke Elder

North Carolina’s football program has gotten its second commitment in roughly an hour.  The Tar Heels, who earlier received a pledge from 2016 three-star defensive end Tomon Fox, have received a commitment from 2016 three-star offensive tackle Luke Elder.  The 6-foot-5, 285-pound prospect out of Lagrange, Ga., committed to UNC over South Carolina, Clemson and Florida State, among...
Via College Spun
June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

North Carolina Football: North Carolina Lands Commitment From Stud 2016 DE Tomon Fox

Tomon Fox, a three-star defensive end in the 2016 class, has committed to North Carolina.  The 6-foot-3, 230-pound prospect out of Suwanee, Ga., picked the Tar Heels over Georgia Tech, Tennessee, Arkansas and Auburn, among other programs.  He made his commitment at UNC’s “Freak Show” recruiting event in Chapel Hill.  Tomon Fox just committed. — Tar Heel Illustrated (...
Via College Spun
June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

North Carolina Football: DE Recruit Nolan DeFranco Tweets Commitment To UNC Over 20+ Other Programs

North Carolina football went down to Florida to pick up a commitment from a defensive end with a whole slew of scholarship offers. Winter Garden native Nolan DeFranco has pledged to the Tar Heels on Twitter this evening. Extremely honored to announce my commitment to play in Chapel Hill for the University of North Carolina #TARHEELS pic.twitter.com/0NVvWBvkoL — Nolan DeFranco...
Via College Spun
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

North Carolina basketball: How the new shot clock helps the Heels

Five seconds. Five measly seconds. How much of a difference can a 5 second change to the NCAA Men’s basketball shot clock REALLY make? When the NCAA rules committee voted to reduce the 35 second shot clock down to 30 seconds for the upcoming season, they most likely did so in the interest of creating a better product on the court to make better television. The idea is to speed...
Via isportsweb.com
June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

North Carolina Tar Heels 2015 Preview and Prediction

Larry Fedora enters a critical fourth season at North Carolina with lots of talent and high expectations. He's won more ACC games than he...
Via Athlon Sports
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisville baseball spots Tar Heels four runs, prevails in ACC opener

Post from: Silly question but if the University of Louisville and North Carolina meet only once this season, does that mean UofL just won another series? Of course not, but it begged to be asked. Off to a good start in the first round of the Atlantic Coast Conference baseball championship. UofL with a come from behind 7-4 win over the Tar Heels, spotting UNC with a 4-0 deficit...
Via Louisville Card Game
May 20, 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

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
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