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UNC Football Film Review: Win vs. Illinois
The quarterback draw was such a key component to the North Carolina offense while Marquise Williams was at the helm, so it was good to see the offensive play-calling staff look to go back to it last weekend with Mitch Trubisky. I’d expect that we’ll see more of this from the offense moving forward given its success versus Illinois.
Video: Mitch Trubisky's Steady Improvement
North Carolina quarterback Mitch Trubisky improved Week 2 vs. Illinois to have a great performance. Analyst Taylor Vippolis breaks down what went well for the quarterback and the Tar Heels.
Opponent Preview: UNC vs. James Madison
James Madison is the first of two FCS opponents that UNC will face in 2016. The Dukes hired head coach Mike Houston, formerly the head coach at the Citadel, before the season’s start and his tenure in Harrisonburg, VA is off to a hot start. James Madison beat Morehead State, 80-7, in its season opener and took down Central Connecticut State 56-21 last week.
ACC pulls football title game, other championships from North Carolina due to HB2
The ACC followed musicians, the NBA and the NCAA on Wednesday, when the league announced that it would pull its football championship out of North Carolina due to the state's controversial House Bill 2. The ACC will move every championship event that isn't played on a college campus with football being the most high-profile and most impactful.
Larry Fedora Live: Tomon Fox Playing Big Early
Freshman defensive end Tomon Fox wasn’t supposed to see as much playing time as he has. He wasn’t supposed to produce at as high a level as he is, either, but he continues to surpass expectations. Fox, who stands 6-foot-3 and weighs 235 pounds, played more than 20 snaps against Georgia and saw more than double that amount against Illinois.
The road gets tougher for James Madison football
The Dukes will need to be more consistent as they face tougher foes in upcoming weeks. JMU takes on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on Saturday followed by the beginning of conference play. UNC, a Football Bowl Subdivision opponent, was ranked No. 22 in the Preseason Associated Press poll.
Tar Heel Take: A Man Who Can Do Both
A college quarterback who can throw and run is better for an offense and everyone else involved, except the opposing defensive coordinator. And just like a spork, Mitch Trubisky can do two things. Against Illinois, Trubisky tucked it and ran nine times. He ended two of those runs in the end zone and racked up 42 yards on the ground.
Position Comparison: UNC Offense v. JMU Defense
James Madison Front 7: Last weekend against Morehead State, the Dukes only allowed 57 yards rushing and racked up an impressive three interceptions. Although Morehead State’s offense is not on the same caliber as North Carolina’s, the Dukes' drastic improvement since the 2015 season cannot be ignored.
What to know from UNC football's weekly press conference
It's a trap: UNC opened its season with two games away from home, losing to No. 16 Georgia in Atlanta before beating Illinois at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Illinois. The Tar Heels will face James Madison on Saturday in their home opener, as UNC looks to build upon its seven-game winning streak in Chapel Hill. But the Dukes aren't to be dismissed.
UNC LB Allen Artis Suspended Indefinitely
UNC linebacker Allen Artis has been indefinitely suspended in accordance with University policy after a UNC-Chapel Hill student swore out warrants on Tuesday morning, charging the junior with misdemeanor sexual battery and misdemeanor assault on a female. The incident in question occurred on Feb. 14 at Ram Village, an on-campus apartment complex. .
Video: Tuesday Gene Chizik Post-Practice Interview
North Carolina defensive coordinator Gene Chizik met with the media following Tuesday's practice to discuss a bit more about what his unit did in last weekend's win at Illinois and how this week's foe, James Madison, might challenge the Tar Heels.
UNC's Defensive Adjustments Coming Easy
Larry Fedora told reporters on Monday that he believed defensive end Tyler Powell and right guard Tommy Hatton would return to practice on Tuesday after being absent last week and not traveling to Illinois. Hatton was not at practice, although Powell was back practicing with the twos. “We’re going to look and see basically how it unfolds during the week,” Chizik said.
Allen Artis suspended from football team
North Carolina football player Allen Artis has been suspended from the team as a result of misdemeanor charges being filed against him in a sexual assault allegation. "We are aware of the misdemeanor charges against Allen Artis," UNC coach Larry Fedora said in a statement released by the school.
Larry Fedora Pre-James Madison Quotes
UNC head coach Larry Fedora address and answered questions from the media on Monday. On running backs T.J. Logan and Elijah Hood: "We go with the hot hand. We know that both are going to play...it still about production. If you are producing, you get the ball. If you're not, the next guy gets his chance to produce."
Student criticizes UNC for handling of rape allegation
A University of North Carolina student claims she was raped by a UNC football player earlier this year. Tuesday afternoon, she held a press conference to not only talk about the delays in her case but also to promote change for how sexual assault and rape victims are treated. She said she came forward not for herself, but for the other students who are not protected.