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Video: Larry Fedora Post-Training Camp Interview
North Carolina head coach Larry Fedora fields questions from the media following the football team's opening day of training camp on August 3, 2015.
Time's Running Short as UNC Prepares for South Carolina
Even though the grind of training camp only began on Monday morning, UNC head coach Larry Fedora preached urgency in the brief window spanning Day 1 and the season opener against South Carolina on Sept. 3. “We’re running out of time,” Fedora told reporters following practice. “There is a tremendous sense of urgency in what we have to get accomplished between now and then.”
ICTV: Football Practice Day 1 Sights & Sounds
UNC opened its 2015 training camp on a sunny Monday morning at the Navy Practice Fields. It was clearly a team eager to get back to work. Senior quarterback Marquise Williams talked recently about his desire to be a better leader, particularly being more supportive of his teammates. He held to that goal during Monday's practice, as he was often seen interacting with different players after drills.
UNC's Simmons at practice while name called in court
North Carolina defensive back Malik Simmons, who was indefinitely suspended from all team activities July 24 after a second arrest, took part in the first day of UNC's fall camp Monday morning. While the senior was on Navy practice field in Chapel Hill, his name was called at the Orange County Courthouse in Hillsborough for a first appearance. No one answered for Simmons.
Tar Heels Open Training Camp
August has arrived and with it the opening day of training camp for the Tar Heels. Players reported for the first time on Sunday and will get their initial taste of practice starting Monday morning with a two hour and 15 minute practice. Here are a few things to look for as camp opens. 1. Rebuilding the defense:
ACC Coaches Talk Anonymously About Conference Foes for 2015
On North Carolina: “They’re going to be prolific offensively with everybody coming back. They have great skilled athletes all over the field, and the offensive system they run fits their personnel." "They go as fast as Clemson, if not faster, and they’ve probably got the deepest group of receivers in the league. They’ve got four or five guys who could go for 100 yards on a given day.”
Countdown UNC's 10 Best Players: #7 T.J. Logan
Now a junior, T.J. Logan is now the first string running back and should be prepared to carry a heavier load. Larry Fedora prefers the running backs to share carries, but I don’t think he wants his quarterback leading the team in rushing yards for three consecutive seasons. This is the year for Logan to step up and prove why he was rated as a 4-star back.
Are you ready for some football? State ACC teams are, as camps prepare to begin
As the four state ACC schools take to the practice field for the first time, here’s a look at what each will be looking to accomplish: The most pressing issue for the Tar Heels is adjusting to new defensive coordinator Gene Chizik’s 4-3 scheme and building a unit capable of slowing the opposition enough for Marquise Williams and his uptempo offense to outscore opponents.
Football uniforms undergo changes at three area colleges
New lines of football jerseys were unveiled in the spring for Elon, North Carolina and Wake Forest. North Carolina is calling the new Nike uniforms a refreshing of brand identity. School officials said they were seeking consistency in the identity. It was an 18-month process that involved consulting with athletes, coaches, administrators and alumni.
WR Hakeem Nicks Wants to Bounce Back with Titans
Titans receiver Hakeem Nicks has a Super Bowl ring and over 5,000 receiving yards in his six-year NFL career. So when he popped up after making a sideline catch on Saturday and told a defender he was going to need some help covering him, he didn’t catch any flak. It came during his best practice as a Titan. The reality is Nicks can’t relax. He’s in a fight to make the roster.
Video: Football Training Camp Move-in - 2015
The Tar Heels moved into the Aloft hotel for the start of training camp. Senior linebacker Shakeel Rashad spoke with several fellow teammates on the eve of the start of practice to get their thoughts about everything from haircuts to spiders.
UNC training camp storylines
North Carolina's 2015 training camp starts on Monday. With talented senior quarterback Marquise Williams playing behind an experienced offensive line and skill position players like Ryan Switzer, Mack Hollins, Quinshad Davis, Bug Howard, Elijah Hood, T.J. Logan, and Romar Morris all returning, the UNC offense is expected to put forward an explosive, high scoring attack.
Video: 2015 Off-Season Football Highlights
The North Carolina football team reported for Fall camp on Sunday and the watched the following video as they regrouped at the football center on Sunday evening.
Brian Chacos Interview Part 1 - UNC Career
While playing for the Tar Heels between 2001 and 2006, former offensive lineman Brian Chacos helped UNC go to the Peach Bowl and the Continental Tire Bowl. Brian’s father, Andy Chacos, also played for NUNC in the Bill Dooley era, winning the ACC Championship in 1972. Chacos is currently the Director of Ticket Sales and Fan Development for the Ram's Club.
Former Tar Heel Boston matured, looking to improve in Panthers secondary
Tre Boston's week began with what he described as one of the top five most nervous moments of his entire life, and it had nothing to do with training camp in Spartanburg. On Monday, the former University of North Carolina Tar Heel took a knee, and proposed to his long-time girlfriend Cierra Perry, who is from Henderson, N.C. So, how'd he go about popping the question?