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Concussions End Nathan Staub's Playing Career

Reserve linebacker Nathan Staub announced on Thursday that concussions had ended his playing career at North Carolina. “I wanted to let you know I have medically retired from football,” Staub wrote in a statement. “I have had issues with concussions in the past, and this season made it clear to my doctors that it would not be wise to continue playing.”

Four UNC Football Student-Athletes Earn All-ACC Academic Honors

North Carolina’s Elijah Hood, Caleb Peterson, Nathan Staub and Mitch Trubisky have been named to the 2014 All-ACC Academic Football Team, announced Wednesday by ACC Commissioner John Swofford. Staub, a sophomore linebacker from Chestnut Mountain, Ga., is a repeat selection, also earning the honor in 2013. Hood, Peterson and Trubisky are first-time selections.

Thomas Moore, Nathan Staub Named To All-ACC Academic Team

North Carolina place-kicker Thomas Moore and linebacker Nathan Staub were named to the 67-member 2013 All-ACC Academic Football Team, announced Monday. To be eligible for consideration, a student-athlete must have earned a 3.00 grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.00 cumulative average during his academic career.

Wednesday Larry Fedora Quotes

Can you give an update on Nathan Staub and Junior Gnonkonde? "Yeah, Staub is playing at the Mike linebacker. Junior is playing at the defensive end position. They are both in a backup role right now but both of them are definitely playing in the games and will be playing this week. Junior is a guy that came in, was about 218 pounds and now he's 245 pounds."

Hospital Tradition Provides Pregame Highlight

On the eve of the season's first home game, North Carolina football players kept up what has become a pregame tradition, visiting with patients at UNC Children's Hospital. The participants vary week to week - this Friday it was Alex Bales, Allen Champagne, Jarrod James, Shakeel Rashad and Nathan Staub - but without fail, Carolina players visit the hospital on Fridays before home games.

Jeff Schoettmer Manning the Middle

Jeff Schoettmer sat out spring ball with a broken foot and entered training camp third on the depth chart at middle linebacker. Despite that adversity, the sophomore walk-on secured the starting role for UNC’s season opener in Columbia next Thursday. Red-shirt freshmen Nathan Staub and Dan Mastromatteo were ahead of Schoettmer on the depth chart entering camp.

Nathan Staub brings rich bloodlines to UNC football

Football is a relative sport for UNC recruit Nathan Staub of Buford, Ga., – relative as in great bloodlines. Staub played fullback and linebacker at Buford High and was considered a college prospect at both positions. His grandfather played both at Georgia Tech as well, on his path to being an All-American.

ACC Football Commitment Lists: Coastal Division, Dec. 8

Since the last time we checked Coastal Division commitments, Duke added a recruit, North Carolina added a pair of recruits to its class, and Miami has seen several commits come and go. North Carolina added two recruits, including defensive end Desmond Owino, whom the Tar Heels lured away from rival N.C. State. UNC also picked up commit Nathan Staub, a throwback type of player, who played linebacker in high school. And now, without further ado, let’s move on to the lists:

Buford LB Nathan Staub commits to UNC

Buford, the four-time defending Class AA state champions, has six seniors committed to D1 program after linebacker Nathan Staub picked North Carolina on Tuesday. The 6-foot-2, 225-pounder picked the Tar Heels over Maryland, East Carolina, Virginia and Harvard. Staub, who has a 3.8 GPA, starts both ways for Buford. “Nathan is a throwback type of player,” Buford coach Jess Simpson said. “He’s extremely strong in the weight room."

ATH Nathan Staub commits to UNC

Nathan Staub is now a Tar Heel. The 6-foot-3, 215-pound jumbo athlete from Buford (Ga.) committed to UNC on Tuesday morning, his father confirmed to InsideCarolina.com. Staub chose the Tar Heels over finalists California, Virginia and Harvard. UNC recruited him to play linebacker, with fullback being the backup option.


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