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...
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North Carolina Football: The wide receiver group

In order to be the high powered offense the North Carolina Tar Heels strive to be, they need to have a wide receiver group capable of making plays. Fortunately, Carolina has just that. UNC Football Carolina has 14 wide receivers on their roster this year. Out of the 14, there are four freshmen, three sophomores, five juniors and two seniors. Out of those 14, only six had double...
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July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
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July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

UNC's Davis to miss spring practice with broken leg

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) North Carolina says receiver Quinshad Davis will miss spring practice after breaking his leg during the Quick Lane Bowl. School officials said Saturday night that Davis underwent surgery earlier that day at UNC Hospitals to repair his broken right tibia. They say they expect him to fully recover and be available when camp begins next summer. Davis had 41 catches...
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December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: Quick Lane Bowl Preview- Rutgers vs North Carolina

The 2014 Quick Lane Bowl features two teams that were unable to post a more impressive season, as Rutgers finished 7-5 and North Carolina at 6-6. The two teams are flawed, but each have NFL-quality talent on their rosters that make this an intriguing matchup.  By: Ian Wharton Rutgers Leonte Carroo, WR, #4 (JR)Carroo is just a junior, but he’s had a great season in his first as...
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December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Mistakes send No. 25 Duke to 45-20 loss to UNC

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) A return to the Atlantic Coast Conference title game slipped out of Duke's hands - in large part because the 25th-ranked Blue Devils couldn't keep hold of the ball. North Carolina beat Duke 45-20 on Thursday night after forcing three turnovers and scoring three touchdowns off them. In a six-day span, the Blue Devils had six turnovers and their opponents turned...
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November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

North Carolina takes back Victory Bell with lopsided win over Duke

DURHAM, N.C. -- Marquise Williams threw for two touchdowns and rushed for two more, and North Carolina beat No. 25 Duke 45-20 on Thursday night. Williams was 18 of 27 for 276 yards with touchdown passes covering 3 yards to Quinshad Davis and 1 yard to Mack Hollins. He also had scoring runs of 1 and 16 yards. Tim Scott returned an early fumble 10 yards for the tone-setting score....
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November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Williams leads UNC to 45-20 rout of No. 25 Duke

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) Marquise Williams threw for two touchdowns and rushed for two more, and North Carolina beat No. 25 Duke 45-20 on Thursday night. Williams was 18 of 27 for 276 yards with touchdown passes covering 3 yards to Quinshad Davis and 1 yard to Mack Hollins. He also had scoring runs of 1 and 16 yards. Tim Scott returned an early fumble 10 yards for the tone-setting score...
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November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Notre Dame pulls out 50-43 win vs. North Carolina

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Everett Golson threw three touchdown passes to overcome his three turnovers that led to North Carolina scores and No. 6 Notre Dame remained unbeaten with a 50-43 victory Saturday. North Carolina's Marquise Williams threw two touchdown passes, ran for another score and caught a 23-yard TD pass from receiver Quinshad Davis late in the third quarter to give the...
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October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

In Depth Look: North Carolina Tar Heels Offense

If you’ve heard Lil Wayne’s song titled “Nightmares of the Bottom”, the rapper has a line where he says, “players play, coaches coach, and cheerleaders cheer”. I’m going to start this piece with those lyrics because in college football everyone plays their part. In this article I am going to label us college fantasy football geeks the cheerleaders. In the rest of this...
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September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

ACC Countdown: No. 5 North Carolina

North Carolina started last season dreadfully, losing five of its first six games with the only win coming against Middle Tennessee State. But the Tar Heels rebounded nicely against a much friendlier back half of the schedule and won five of its final six. Can the Tar Heels prove that the end of last year wasn't a fluke? Will they be able to answer all the questions about their talent...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

For better or worse: UNC Tar Heels

In 2013, the Tar Heels finished 7-6 overall and 4-4 in the ACC. What is a one game slide good for in the ACC Coastal? It’s the difference between a tie for first place and a fifth place finish. Will the Heels be better or worse than they were last season? First let’s take a look at the schedule…. 8/30 vs Liberty 9/5 at SDSU 9/13 at ECU 9/27 at Clemson 10/4 vs Virginia Tech...
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 49 North Carolina Tar Heels season preview

Larry Fedora is entering his third season as the head coach at North Carolina in 2014, and after a modest 7-6 record last season, he’ll be hoping to take a big step forward and take the Tar Heels to the top of a crowded ACC Coastal Division. At quarterback, the Tar Heels will bring back junior Marquise Williams, who was the starter the second half of last season.  Williams threw...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

College Football’s Top 25 Heading Into 2014-2015

Let’s be honest—releasing a Top 25 for the 2014 college football season in January is pretty ridiculous. There are still many draft decisions, recruit signings, and coaching hires to be made, and then all of spring football and summer workouts before we can really begin to figure out who the nation’s elite teams will be this fall. However, what’s the harm in guessing? Here...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

UNC's Switzer emerges as dangerous returner

The wins started piling up for North Carolina at the same time freshman Ryan Switzer began racking up touchdowns. That might not be a coincidence. The receiver and returner has accounted for eight TDs during the five-game winning streak that brought the Tar Heels from a 1-5 start to bowl eligibility. The diminutive Switzer leads the nation and has tied an ACC record with four...
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November 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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