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UNC still trying to find consistent offense

North Carolina's offense wasn't supposed to be a question mark. The Tar Heels entered Larry Fedora's third season figuring that they would move the ball consistently and put up big scoring totals that could offset some of the defensive problems from last year. And yet, UNC has been up and down heading into Saturday's trip to No. 6 Notre Dame. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Video: Larry Fedora Monday Press Conference Recap

Larry Fedora and Landon Turner discuss playing two quarterbacks, focusing on the little things to improve the team, and preparing for Notre Dame in this week's press conference recap. (View Video...)

UNC's Offensive Scheme Dictating Ground Game

North Carolina’s collection of highly touted running backs were limited to 15 yards on nine carries in Saturday’s loss to Virginia Tech. As odd as it may sound, Larry Fedora’s offensive scheme was the primary reason. Through six weeks of the 2014 season, UNC (2-3) ranks 92nd nationally (11th ACC) in rushing offense with 138.6 yards per game. (Inside Carolina)

Fedora Needs To Pick "The Guy"

I’ll never forget a response Drew Bledsoe gave a reporter after being demoted for Tony Romo several years ago in Dallas. Bledsoe said he thought he should still be “the guy.” Larry Fedora has brought a lot of fun to Chapel Hill, and it certainly isn’t time to jump ship yet. But until he picks “the guy”, he’s going to continue to face quarterback questions that already seem to have answers. (Raleigh & Company)

Turner's Take: The Little Things

“It’s the little things,” Robert Earl Keen sings in the chorus of the song of the same name. Larry Fedora has been singing that same refrain after the Tar Heels’ recent defeats, and that theme continued at Monday morning’s press conference. The team spent yesterday watching film from their most recent loss, to Virginia Tech, and finding the mistakes made on the field. (GoHeels.com)

Art’s Angle: Sunny But Dismal Day

Carolina football took a turn for the worse Saturday and is now in jeopardy of doing more long term damage to the program. UNC may have a hard time selling out its remaining three home games, which is never good for recruiting or morale. The mistake-prone Tar Heels fumbled the first snap at their own 16-yard line and went on to a dismal day that cheated the sun-soaked capacity crowd. (Chapelboro.com)

Memories Still Clear of 1971 Trip to Notre Dame

It was Oct. 16, 1971, and the bus pulled onto the Notre Dame campus for a football game in an historic venue. As usual, the Tar Heel football team came to South Bend the day before and did a walk-through. On game day, there were 59,000 screaming fans, loud music, tailgating, and enthusiasm rattled the air. A few funny stories came from that day and true UNC fans may enjoy them. (UNCLettermen.com)

The Good, Bad, and Ugly Report: Virginia Tech

Good: Overall Defense - Yes there were still blown assignments and poor tacking, but the defense did enough to give UNC a more than fighting chance to win the game. The unit generated three sacks, seven tackles for loss, and an interception that led to a touchdown. For all the cries of "fire everybody" after the ECU debacle, the UNC defense has improved week-to-week since then. (Tar Heel Blog)

ACC Football Power Rankings: Week 6

14. North Carolina Tar Heels: Record: 2-3 overall, 0-2 conference; Previous ranking: 14; The defense had allowed 120 points combined over the two weeks leading up to the Virginia Tech game, but it was the offense that let the Tar Heels down Saturday. One of the Coastal favorites heading into the season, the Heels are the conference's most disappointing team. (ESPN.com)

The Missing Element: UNC Rushing Attack

The Carolina rushing attack has struggled to gain traction all season long, but the void was especially glaring Saturday against Virginia Tech. The tailback trio of T.J. Logan, Romar Morris and Elijah Hood combined for 15 yards on nine carries. Through five games in the 2014 season, the stable of highly-touted UNC running backs has only mustered a combined 450 yards. (Chapelboro.com)

Extra Points: Speed Bump

On Saturday on a sun-splashed afternoon in Kenan Stadium against Virginia Tech, it was the Tar Heels' fast-paced and big-play offense that hit a major speed bump. The Tar Heels didn't score a touchdown in the first half. They had only 323 total yards for the game and converted just two of 13 third-downs. (GoHeels.com)

Video: Parachute Jumpers Deliver Game Ball To Kenan

The All Veteran Group is a unique collection of highly experienced parachutists who represent the essence of what it means to be an American: patriotism, creativity, initiative, professionalism and dedication to excellence. Ride along with them as they deliver the game ball for UNC's Military Appreciation Day. (View Video...)

Video: Gio's Journey

The story of how Hall of Fame wide receiver Cris Carter helped Giovani Bernard on his path to the NFL. (ESPN.com)

Video: Larry Fedora Post-Virginia Tech Press Conference

North Carolina Head Coach Larry Fedora answers questions from the media following UNC's loss to Virginia Tech on Saturday October 4, 2014. (View Video...)

Julius Peppers almost forgets Lambeau Leap after making NFL history

When Julius Peppers got in the end zone Thursday night, he almost forgot to celebrate like a Green Bay Packer. Peppers intercepted a deflected Christian Ponder pass in the second quarter and returned it 49 yards for his first touchdown as a member of the Packers. Peppers was soon greeted by teammate Morgan Burnett, who was pointing to the stands. After a brief pause, Peppers made the Lambeau Leap. (FOX Sports)

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