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NORTH CAROLINA RUMORS

Predictions Rolling UNC’s Way For Five-Star Dexter Lawrence

We reported earlier in July that North Carolina may be the leader for five-star DT Dexter Lawrence. Well, if 247Sports’ Crystal Ball predictions are any indication, thing are looking positive for the Tar Heels. At 6-foot-5, 310-pounds, Lawrence, the No. 4 player in the country, has seen his last three predictions go towards UNC. The post Predictions Rolling UNC’s Way For...
Via Diehardsport
56 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Photos: ACC colors swapped with rivals are pretty cool

Once again, Reddit user eharvey328 has went to work on another conference’s color schemes. This time, he headed back down to the south to try and get back in the good graces of the fans by mashing the ACC teams’ colors with their biggest rivals. Imgur has the original slideshow and the one thing I can say is that North Carolina’s colors only work with North Carolina. That stretches...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke 2016 QB decommitting, flipping to North Carolina

Rivalries are pretty much the lifeblood of all things college sports. In football, you have the big ones like Ohio State-Michigan, Georgia-Florida and USC-Notre Dame. In basketball, there’s Georgetown-Syracuse, Louisville-Kentucky, and, of course, Duke-North Carolina. The latter rivalry has spilled over into football in recent years, and with what just happened to the Blue Devils...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Four-Star QB Chazz Surratt Commits To UNC Quickly After Decommitting From Duke

North Carolina fans are not only going to be happy about adding a four-star QB, but also because they stole him away from Duke. 247Sports’ Adam Rowe is reporting that Chazz Surratt has decommited from the Blue Devils to commit to the Tar Heels. Ranked as the No. 14 QB in the 2016 class, the […] The post Four-Star QB Chazz Surratt Commits To UNC Quickly After Decommitting From...
Via Diehardsport
11 days ago  |  Discuss

New basketball award created to honor UNC’s Dean Smith

The University of North Carolina and the United States Basketball Writers Association announced on Wednesday the creation of a new national basketball award to honor the late Dean Smith. Smith, who passed away at age 83 this past February. The legendary Tar Heels coach was never a spotlight seeker, and as such, current UNC coach Roy Williams believes he would have been uncomfortable...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Roy Williams questions J.P. Tokoto’s choice to enter draft

College basketball can be a great experience for some. For others, it can be seen as a roadblock standing in the way of their dream to play basketball professionally at the next level. Univeristy of North Carolina forward J.P. Tokoto suprised alot of people back in April when he decided to forgeo his final season at UNC to enter the NBA Draft. Most draft experts think Tokoto will...
Via Campus Sports Net
16 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina: UNC Announces 2-Year Contract Extension For Roy Williams

Roy Williams is going to be around for a while longer, North Carolina fans.  The Tar Heels announced a two-year contract extension today for the 64-year-old coach.  Williams’ contract now puts him in Chapel Hill through the 2019-20 season.  UNC announces Roy Williams’ extension through 2020. Statement from Roy: pic.twitter.com/Lq6XVbYJzZ — Andrew Carter (@_andrewcarter...
Via College Spun
18 days ago  |  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
20 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina Basketball: The effect of the latest academic scandal

Have the North Carolina Tar Heels turned into the New England Patriots of college basketball? Reputation preceding–The University of North Carolina has a history of academic fraud and scandal involving its athletic programs. So, in a way, the latest NCAA violations notice of a “lack of institutional control” are nothing out of the ordinary. The NCAA allegations find evidence...
Via isportsweb.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: North Carolina gets new cleats for 2015 season

The North Carolina Tar Heels will have some brand-spanking-new cleats to go along with their new uniforms for the upcoming college football season. Tar Heels’ equipment manager Jason Freeman took to Twitter on Tuesday morning to share a first look at the cleats that will be worn on the field. The cleats are the Nike Zoom Code Elite 3/4 TD. The new cleats feature the Tar Heels...
Via Campus Sports Net
27 days ago  |  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

UofL baseball needs first win over North Carolina

Post from: Hard to imagine not playing North Carolina during an ACC baseball season. The University of Louisville and UNC will finally get together in the first round of the ACC championship event Wednesday at 7 p.m. in Durham, NC. The teams last met during the 2007 College World Series. The Tar Heels won that game 3-1 in the quarterfinals, giving UNC a 3-0 edge in the all-time...
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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