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What’s it like to block Jadeveon Clowney? UNC’s James Hurst knows
For the entire summer, James Hurst was one of the Tar Heels’ most popular players thanks to one man – Jadeveon Clowney. Hurst showed why he is viewed as a potential first-round pick, holding Clowney to no sacks and just...

CFL award marks Darien Durant's progress
Darian Durant is a much different quarterback in his fifth season as the Riders' starting quarterback. Durant's game management has improved and he has substantially reduced the number of turnovers. "It's about helping the team out and it's not about...

Marvin Austin works out for Seahawks
Marvin Austin worked out for the Seahawks, who made one move to shore up their depth at final cuts when they traded for defensive tackle D’Antony Smith. Austin could be a possibility to further address that desire or it could...

UNC vs. MTSU Preview
Middle Tennessee State travels to Chapel Hill Saturday for North Carolina's 2013 home opener (12:30 pm, ACC Network). The Blue Raiders enter the game 1-0 after knocking off Western Carolina 45-24 last week. Coach Larry Fedora got his first offensive...

Hospital Tradition Provides Pregame Highlight
On the eve of the season's first home game, North Carolina football players kept up what has become a pregame tradition, visiting with patients at UNC Children's Hospital. The participants vary week to week - this Friday it was Alex...

Countdown to Kickoff: MTSU
North Carolina looks to bounce back from its season-opening loss against newly minted Conference USA member Middle Tennessee State in the home opener at Kenan Stadium on Saturday (12:30pm, ACCN). The Tar Heels opened as a 21.5-point favorite against the...

Minimizing the Big Plays
When the Tar Heels host Middle Tennessee State on Saturday they'll face a non-ranked team and are expected to win, but defensive end Kareem Martin believes the factors surrounding the home opener potentially provide as much opportunity for UNC's defense...

Johnathan Howard looks for more in Kenan debut
UNC's other most productive receiver in the opening loss in Columbia was true freshman Johnathan Howard, making his first Tar Heel appearance. The rookie, nicknamed 'Bug,' only had two catches against the Gamecocks but they were both big grabs, covering...

Changing The Culture
As UNC prepares for its home season opener Saturday vs. Middle Tennessee State, the second year coach-whose team would have qualified for the ACC title game last season if not for NCAA sanctions-believe it's getting there. "'Changing the culture' means...

Tar Heels host Middle Tennessee in home opener
Coming off a win against Western Carolina, Middle Tennessee is playing an ACC team for the ninth straight year. The Blue Raiders are 3-9 against ACC teams, but have beaten Maryland twice (2008 and 2009) and won 49-28 at Georgia...

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Football Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 39
Cincinnati: 17
Sat, Dec 28 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Liberty
Sat, Aug 30 6:00 PM ESPN3 Tickets

UNC vs. San Diego State
Sat, Sep 6 8:00 PM ESPNews Tickets

UNC @ East Carolina
Sat, Sep 20 TBD Tickets

Full UNC Football Schedule

Radio/TV Affiliates (pdf file)