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Extra Points: Mind Games
Mitch Trubisky certainly has the arm—the power to nail Mack Hollins 60 yards down the field, the touch to dink it off to Ryan Switzer in the flat. He has the stature and the speed—6-3, 225-pound frame with an elusiveness that will surprise opponents this fall. But add the mental to the physical and you have the makings of an outstanding quarterback.
Video: OL/OC Coach Chris Kapilovic Mic'd Up at Training Camp
Get a look inside the North Carolina offense like never before as offensive line coach and offensive coordinator Chris Kapilovic gets mic'd up at Tar Heel training camp.
NFL threatens to suspend 4 players, including Julius Peppers, over PED probe spat
The NFL is still seeking an audience with the four linebackers it's investigating for an alleged link to performance-enhancing drugs. The league's latest message to James Harrison, Clay Matthews, Mike Neal and Julius Peppers came with an ominous and onerous threat: Answer our questions in the next 10 days, or start your suspension.
Picking the best college football team in each state entering 2016
State pride is on the line across the nation every season and these teams are the ones with the upper hand as 2016 kicks into gear. North Carolina: North Carolina -- Coming off a school-record 11 wins with an offense that averaged more than 40 points per game, the Tar Heels have asserted themselves as the team to beat in the state.
Video: Gene Chizik Post-Scrimmage Interview
North Carolina defensive coordinator Gene Chizik discusses the Tar Heels' defense and their performance in Monday's intra-squad scrimmage in Kenan Stadium.
Larry Fedora Monday Post-Scrimmage Quotes
Larry Fedora on Monday morning's scrimmage: "The effort was there. It was obvious. They were flying around and there was some great hitting. There was some really, really, really good things out there today. Much improved over the first scrimmage --- on both sides of the ball. Still a lot of mistakes and a lot of things we got to get cleaned up."
Video: Football Second Scrimmage Breakdown with Lee Pace & Taylor Vippolis
Lee Pace and Taylor Vippolis discuss big plays in the passing game which highlighted the second scrimmage of Tar Heel training camp.
UNC's ability against its kryptonite will be key to season opener
A win would be an upset -- No. 20 UNC faces No. 16 Georgia -- and a loss would be upsetting for the the reigning ACC Coastal Division champions, who are bitter about the end of last season. It's not a long shot to say North Carolina can win Sept. 3, but the Tar Heels have to turn what has been a weakness in openers to their advantage.
ACC football preview
Picks: Coastal - North Carolina. The Tar Heels are breaking in a new quarterback but have several key pieces back from an offense that averaged 40.7 points and 486.9 yards per game. That could again provide cover for a questionable defense, though its matchup with Miami and quarterback Brad Kaaya comes on the road Oct. 15.
North Carolina's Defense Tested in Scrimmage
After 10 days of schematic install and recall, Larry Fedora’s coaching staff tested its roster during Monday’s scrimmage with situational football in the unrelenting August heat. While the heat index provided the physical challenges at Kenan Stadium, it was a variety of in-game scenarios intent on replicating live action that served to task the players’ mental wherewithal.
Bunting on Bill Dooley: ‘He changed the landscape in the ACC’
Former UNC football coach John Bunting joined The David Glenn Show on Wednesday to discuss the legacy of Bill Dooley. A college coach for 36 years, Dooley’s career included head-coaching stops at North Carolina, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest. He passed away this week at the age of 82. Bunting, who played for Dooley in college from 1969-71, stated that his former coach revolutionized recruiting the ACC.
UNC's Tyler Powell Filling Void at Defensive End
Tyler Powell’s versatility along UNC's defensive line is proving to be beneficial 10 days into training camp. Much of the defensive line talk during August has centered on the interior talent, starting with projected starters Nazair Jones and Jalen Dalton and filtering down through players such as Robert Dinkins, Jeremiah Clarke, Aaron Crawford and Marlon Dunlap.
Video: Derrick Fenner Overcomes Injustice, Gives Back To Community
Derrick Fenner, former UNC running back, was accused of murder while a student in Chapel Hill. Fenner tells the story about his undeserved prison sentence and eventual exoneration and how he's used that experience to help mentor local kids.
UNC Football Hosts Chapel Hill Police for the Day
Practicing in Kenan Stadium on Monday for the first time during this year’s training camp, the UNC football team welcomed a group of about 70 Chapel Hill police officers and their families to watch the proceedings. Afterwards, the team sat down with their guests for lunch in an effort to create discussion around one of today’s most pressing social issues.
Experience Abounds Up Front for UNC Offensive Line
North Carolina’s offensive line is four years in the making. Fifth-year seniors Jon Heck (right tackle) and Caleb Peterson (left guard) arrived at UNC in 2012, and were followed a year later by center Lucas Crowley. Since then, the trio of seniors have started a combined total of 102 games and their relationships have extend beyond that of teammates.