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Video: Larry Fedora Mic'd Up During Mock Game - 2015
The Tar Heel football team ran through numerous in-game scenarios in preparation for the start of the 2015 season. Go inside the mock game with Larry Fedora as the head coach gets Mic'd Up.
2015 Position Breakdown - Offensive Line
The fortune of North Carolina's season lies with the five guys up front. Their ability to protect quarterback Marquise Williams and give him time to find his playmakers is crucial. Even more importantly is how successfully the offensive line can establish the run by opening holes and getting the necessary push up front.
UNC Releases Depth Chart For South Carolina Game
There is a lot of experience mixed with youth on UNC's depth chart. Eight true freshman appear on the two deep (three in "OR" situations.) There are five redshirt freshman on the chart including two in the kicking game. A lot of experience on the offensive line on the first line, not much after that.. Three juniors, a senior and sophomore will be charged with protecting Marquise Williams.
ICTV: Inside Practice with Ryan Switzer
How do you get a look inside UNC Football practice from the perspective of a player? By literally putting a camera on a player. Standout Tar Heel wide receiver Ryan Switzer wore a GoPro camera for Inside Carolina to give viewers that perspective as the team prepares for its opener against South Carolina. See routes, passes, punts, teammates from Switzer's vantage point.
Gamecocks favored over UNC, but why?
Most of the early-week betting lines have South Carolina favored by 2-4 points in Thursday’s Belk Kickoff Classic in Charlotte (6 p.m., ESPN). My question is “why?” The answer, obviously, has at least something to do with conference profiles -- South Carolina being in the SEC and UNC in the ACC.
Countdown To Kickoff: Week 4
As the Carolina football team and Tar Heel fans continue to prepare for the 2015 opener this Thursday against South Carolina in Charlotte, GoHeels.com is prepping for the season with the Countdown to Kickoff campaign. Each week leading into the opener, GoHeels TV has featured free replays of key Tar Heel wins from recent seasons. This week, it's the 2012 win over Virginia Tech.
What to watch in the ACC: Week 1
Can Gene Chizik raise the level of UNC's defense? South Carolina won't be an offensive juggernaut -- the jury is out on new Gamecocks QB Connor Mitch -- but North Carolina's dismal defensive performances a season ago weren't limited to just good offenses. Any opposing offense with the requisite 11 players shredded the Tar Heels' defense. The Heels are an ACC sleeper again.
What you need to know about 2015 UNC football
Some close to the program believe this is the year that Fedora has been building toward. The talent and experience is there on offense. Defensively, Fedora probably made the best hire he could have made in Chizik. Fedora entered last season saying “it’s time,” but he might have been better off waiting a year. If the time to take a step forward isn’t now, it will be fair to question when it will be.
Funeral held for Dr. Daniel “Danny” Lotz
A funeral was held Sunday for former UNC basketball player Danny Lotz, who was a member of the 1957 Championship team and the son-in-law of the Rev. Billy Graham. The speakers at the service, which hundreds attended on Sunday, included some former basketball teammates and several family members, including his three granddaughters — the youngest of which sang “Amazing Grace.”
Big opening game for Gamecocks, Tar Heels and the ‘real Carolina’
One football game won’t settle the argument about which Carolina has the best barbecue. But the South Carolina-North Carolina football game Thursday night in Charlotte doubles as one of the most important openers in Steve Spurrier’s tenure with the Gamecocks and the biggest non-conference game in Larry Fedora’s four years with the Tar Heels.
UNC's seniors excited to leave legacy
Experience breeds confidence, enables you to learn from mistakes, and figure out the right way to do things. The 2015 UNC football team does have proven talent, but beyond that, it has a wealth of experience. This season's one-deep depth chart (based on practice observations) boasts seven starting seniors and many more who will big big contributors.
Kevin Reddick Waived by Panthers
The Carolina Panthers began the process of reducing their roster to 75 by parting ways with eight players Sunday. Five undrafted rookies along with linebacker Kevin Reddick and recently added veteran tight end Dallas Walker were waived, and offensive tackle Tony Hills was terminated/vested veteran.
South Carolina Depth Chart vs North Carolina
Here's how the South Carolina Gamecocks will line up against North Carolina when the teams face off on Thursday night in Charlotte's Bank of America Stadium.
Fedora Embraces Lettermen of All Eras
Tar Heel coach Larry Fedora was asked about involving former players and Lettermen in his Carolina program: “When you go to college, that ought to be the best experience you’ve had in your life. You want those guys to come back. When they step foot on that campus, all those memories start flowing. It’s a good feeling."
Julius Peppers made quite an impact last season with Packers
Throughout his career, Julius Peppers has heard the critics say that he could be more this, that and the other. An athletic marvel and, in the loose vocabulary of NFL personnel people, a physical freak, Peppers understands just how blessed he has been. Quickly, however, he maintains that he hasn't cut any corners or taken the easy way out in a career that will stretch to 14 seasons in 2015.