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Connor Barth on Roberto Aguayo: Bring on the competition

When the Buccaneers drafted kicker Roberto Aguayo in 2016, they didn’t wait long to release Connor Barth. While discussing the decision to release Aguayo, Bucs General Manager Jason Licht said that it was a mistake not to have Aguayo compete for the job. It’s a year later and too late for Licht to reap any benefits, but Aguayo and Barth will now be competing with one another. (NBC Sports)

Tar Heels have holes to fill on offense

The Tar Heels lose quarterback Mitch Trubisky, running backs Elijah Hood and T.J. Logan, receivers Ryan Switzer, Bug Howard, and Mack Hollins, and three starters on the offensive line, but Larry Fedora is bullish on the offense’s potential. “My expectation will not change because of personnel,” Fedora saidd. “They’ll either meet it, surpass it, or they won’t.” (Lindy's Sports)

Fedora’s date with NCAA an inconvenience, not a distraction

Instead of being in Chapel Hill getting his football team ready for its opening game, Larry Fedora will be traveling to Nashville to appear before the NCAA’s Committee on Infractions. “I’m there for support, really,” Fedora said. “There’s nothing I can add to what happened before I got here. Me being there shows that compliance is important to me and our program.” (North State Journal)

North Carolina football looks for replacements in the receiving corps

The pool of candidates who can potentially contribute out wide for the Tar Heels is deep and varied, but the wide receiver position is one of unknowns from the outside looking in. Apart from Austin Proehl, senior Thomas Jackson (17 catches, 186 yards, four touchdowns), is the only returning receiver with considerable experience. So the door is wide open. (Daily Tar Heel)

Looking Back On A Year Of Service

UNC student-athletes, coaches and athletic department staff members participated in more than 5,200 hours of community outreach during the 2016-17 academic year. The Tar Heels partnered with a wide range of organizations, emphasizing involvement with local schools and with UNC Hospitals. UNC kicked off the year with the first-ever department-wide day of service. (

Former UNC DB Brian Walker Finds Football Home in Winnipeg

Brian Walker, a UNC transfer to Division II Fayetteville State, brings a physical presence to the Bombers secondary, flashing a ferocity in finishing tackles. And at just 21 and shining in his first pro experience, he’s the kind of talent that might have slipped through the NFL cracks, but soon get a look. Walker, for the record, wants nothing to do with that talk. (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)

UNC quarterback battle heats up

Tar Heels head coach Larry Fedora has four quarterbacks vying to run his offense, and he's in no rush to name a starter. "I'd like to know as soon as possible," Fedora said. "Probably when one or two guys start separating themselves." Returning backup quarterback Nate Elliott and LSU graduate transfer Brandon Harris will likely be the last two men standing. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Freeman Jones Preparing for Kicking Opportunity

Junior Freeman Jones is the likely favorite to grab UNC’s starting placekicker role. Jones is currently battling freshmen Noah Ruggles and Cooper Graham to replace Nick Weiler, who holds UNC’s single-season scoring record (127 points in 2015) and who etched his name in Tar Heel history last October with a barrage of Tomahawk chops in Tallahassee. (Inside Carolina)

UNC Football early opponent preview: Old Dominion Monarchs

This is a rare road game for the Tar Heels against a non-Power Five school. Often that favors the home team as they have a lot to gain by adding a signature win to their resume. However, the Monarchs are starting a new quarterback this year and, based on recruiting, are not very close to UNC in talent. The Tar Heels score early and often and leave with the W. (Keeping It Heel)

New Seating Opportunities In Touchdown Club

The Touchdown Club at the Blue Zone is the newest Carolina Football premium season ticket area. The Touchdown Club offers many of the same amenities as the Blue Zone with a few unique points – a field-level view from the same end zone, food and drink (cash bar available as with other parts of the Blue Zone), a similar social atmosphere, and an up-close experience with UNC Football. (

Monday UNC Football Preseason Camp Tidbits - Day 13

North Carolina football coach Larry Fedora went full coach speak when discussing UNC's quarterback situation: "I think we got four guys who are still competing. Nobody has separated themselves. We still got to get a lot better at the position to be successful." Fedora also says that sophomore wide receiver Juval Mollette has done some nice thing on special teams. (Inside Carolina)

Video: Larry Fedora Monday Post-Practice Interview

North Carolina football coach Larry Fedora met with the media following the Tar Heels' practice on Monday to give an update on the team's recent scrimmage, the quarterback competition, and building depth. Read More...

The Ups and Downs of Camp

Beyond cutting down on the loafs, Larry Fedora said that there was a lot of improvement from one scrimmage to the next. "We got a lot of the mistakes that were made in the first game (cleaned up), and a lot of the guys that were thinking and not playing fast, there was a lot more energy, because the guys didn't have to think," the head coach said. (Argyle Report)

UNC's Offensive Line Battling Injuries, Attrition

The grind of August has arrived with plenty of adversity for UNC assistant coach coach Chris Kapilovic’s offensive line crew, which lost USC grad transfer Khaliel Rodgers to retirement shortly after camp began. Expected starters at left tackle (Bentley Spain) and left guard (Tommy Hatton) have also missed practice time due to injuries, according to team sources. (Inside Carolina)

Big Plays Define UNC's Second Football Scrimmage

When the North Carolina coaching staff moved Kayne Roberts from linebacker to tailback shortly after the beginning of fall camp, it was unknown how quickly he'd become a factor in the running back rotation. But if Roberts' performance through UNC's first two scrimmages is any indication, his role could become more defined sooner rather than later. (

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