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LB Bruce Carter agrees to 1-year deal with New York Jets

The Bruce Carter free agency tour is coming to an end in New York. The ex-Dallas Cowboys and Tampa Bay Buccaneers middle linebacker is signing a one-year deal with the New York Jets on Saturday, per a source. The 28-year-old Carter visited with the Lions and Bills before settling on the Jets. (NFL.com)

Video: UNC Football Says "We Got Your Back" Carolina Basketball

The North Carolina football team says "We've got your back" as the Tar Heel basketball team prepares for this weekend's Final Four in Houston, Texas. View Video...

Former UNC football player Jared Cohen transferring to UVA

Offensive guard Jared Cohen, who played his first season at North Carolina before leaving the team for personal reasons last year, has announced he will transfer to Virginia for his final three seasons of eligibility. Cohen played 13 games as a true freshman at UNC in 2014, including starts against Clemson and East Carolina. (Wilmington Star News)

Virginia Football Adds UNC Transfer Jared Cohen

Offensive guard Jared Cohen (Owings Mills, Md.) has announced he will transfer to Virginia for his final three years of eligibility. Cohen has signed grant-in-aid paperwork and will enroll at UVA following the spring semester. Cohen played in 13 games as a true freshman at North Carolina in 2014, including starts against Clemson and East Carolina. (NBC 29)

Eight current college football stars who'd be great in the WWE

R.J. Prince has spent his first two seasons at UNC fighting for a job on the offensive line. He has always looked the part. At 6-foot-6, 325 pounds, he's a giant, with a long reach and ferocious power. The potential is obvious, and Prince hopes that eventually translates to a career in the NFL. But that's a tough road, he admits, and so it's always good to have a Plan B. (ESPN.com)

Ranking the ACC's Toughest College Football Schedules in 2016

4. North Carolina: This schedule is front-loaded with a very tough first two months, and the back end isn’t exactly a cakewalk, either. The quasi-neutral-site test with Georgia to start the year will be followed with a road trip to Illinois out of the Big Ten. October has road trips down south to both Florida State and Miami. (Athlon Sports)

San Diego Chargers Sign QB Bryn Renner

The San Diego Chargers have signed quarterback Bryn Renner. A 6-3, 225-pound product out of North Carolina, he initially signed as an undrafted free agent with the Denver Broncos in 2014. Renner began the 2015 season on Baltimore’s practice squad before being promoted to the active roster in December. He ended the season on the Tennessee Titans practice squad. (San Diego Chargers)

North Carolina's offensive line wants to make statement in 2016

North Carolina’s offense was among the best in the nation last season, and it all started up front with a terrific offensive line. As the group looks ahead to 2016 without leader Landon Turner, we caught up with right tackle Jon Heck about whether the Tar Heels’ O-line can actually improve this season. (ESPN.com)

Breaking down Quinton Coples' contract with Rams

The Los Angeles Rams surprised some by jumping out last week to sign defensive end Quinton Coples to a two-year contract. The Rams brought the former first-round pick on board with a deal that guarantees just $750,000. The deal is also voidable after one year if Coples meets certain requirements. Here's a breakdown of Coples' contract: (ESPN.com)

Video: UNC Locker Room Celebration Post Indiana - Elite 8 Bound!

It's onto the Elite Eight to face Notre Dame after a resounding 101-86 defeat of Indiana. Also, Larry Fedora stops by the congratulate the team and Theo Pinson promptly shows off his impersonation of UNC's football coach. View Video...

ACC has had many players succeed on both the hardwood and the gridiron

North Carolina: Julius Peppers. The future All-Pro end/linebacker averaged 5.7 points and 3.7 rebounds in two seasons as a walk-on basketball player from 1999-2001. For the Tar Heels football team, Peppers became a unanimous All-American in 2001. Peppers had a future NFL teammate on both teams. Oakland Raiders receiver Ronald Curry was a UNC quarterback and point guard. (ESPN.com)

Former UNC Defensive End Junior Gnonkonde Arrested on DWI Charge

Bouhu “Junior” Gnonkonde was arrested for driving while impaired early Wednesday morning, according to Chapel Hill Police. Gnonkonde has played defensive end for UNC since 2013. (Chapelboro.com)

Spring Practice: Run Defense a Priority for UNC Football

Just over a year ago, UNC head football coach Larry Fedora went bold and hired defensive coordinator Gene Chizik, who masterminded the nation’s most improved unit in his first season on the job. Now in Year Two of the Chizik Era, the Tar Heels–amidst changing expectations–have an amplified focus on stopping the run during spring practice. (Chapelboro.com)

Video: UNC Football 2016 Pro Day Recap

On March 22nd, North Carolina Football held its annual Pro Day. Taylor Vippolis reports on what happened while the NFL scouts were assembled in UNC's weight room and on the practice field. Hint: Romar Morris is really fast. View Video...

Jonathan Cooper hopes to find his potential and redemption with the Patriots

If a fresh start is what he needed, Jonathan Cooper got his wish this week when the Arizona Cardinals shipped him to Foxboro, along with a second-round pick, in a deal for Chandler Jones. The trade was a good contrast between two former first-round picks. (Providence Journal)

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Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 17
Duke: 27
Sat, Sep 23 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC @ Georgia Tech
Sat, Sep 30 12:00 ET ESPN2 Tickets

UNC vs. Notre Dame
Sat, Oct 7 TBD Tickets

UNC vs. Virginia
Sat, Oct 14 TBD Tickets

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ACC Football Scoreboard
Virginia42
at Boise State23
FINAL

NC State27
at #11 Florida State21
FINAL

Kent State3
at #20 Louisville42
FINAL

Pittsburgh17
at Georgia Tech35
FINAL

Old Dominion0
at #13 Virginia Tech38
FINAL

Boston College7
at #2 Clemson34
FINAL

Toledo30
at #14 Miami52
FINAL

Wake Forest20
at Appalachian State19
FINAL

Duke27
at North Carolina17
FINAL

Syracuse26
at #23 LSU35
FINAL

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ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
Duke1-04-0
Georgia Tech1-02-1
(13) Virginia Tech0-04-0
Virginia0-03-1
(14) Miami0-02-0
Pittsburgh0-11-3
North Carolina0-21-3

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(2) Clemson2-04-0
Wake Forest1-04-0
NC State1-03-1
(19) Louisville1-13-1
Syracuse0-02-2
(12) Florida State0-10-2
Boston College0-21-3


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