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Coach Warren on Green, Stewart, and the nickel corner spot
One of the more unique players for North Carolina's secondary is first team senior safety Dominquie Green. A former walk-on who started 13 games as a freshman and nine as a sophomore, Green is a grizzled vet. Not much is know about Green. CarolinaBlue asked Coach Warren about the Scotland County product. "Senior. Leader. Grinder. "
ACC Football Power Poll: Week One
3. North Carolina: Rarely have the Tar Heels strung together 10-win seasons. This could be the exception, as UNC has all of the tools to get back to the ACC Championship game behind a dynamic offense. Exactly where the Tar Heels end up is up to the defense.
Ranking Georgia football's 2016 opponents
2. North Carolina This is the first game of the season, with an extremely talented Tar Heel team set to travel to the Georgia Dome. This is a veteran team all around who now has confidence and knows what it is capable of. This is a dangerous game at the beginning of a new era for Georgia.
UGA Freshman QB Jacob Eason Likely to Start Against UNC
On Friday, Jacob Eason continued his march towards Georgia's starting QB job by going exclusively with the No. 1 offense during practice. After practice, the three scholarship quarterbacks, which include returning starter Greyson Lambert and reserve Brice Ramsey, were told about their standing in the competition, according to sources familiar with the situation.
Only 3 Home Games Before November Rare For Tar Heels
The Tar Heels play only three home games at Kenan Stadium going into November for just the ninth time dating back to 1970. In all but one of the previous years it happened, the Tar Heels played 11-game schedules, and in most cases the season didn’t begin until the middle of September.
Georgia can try to add to UNC’s run defense woes
Before Georgia turned all of its attention to North Carolina, Nick Chubb said last week he had watched “just a little film” of the Tar Heels’ defense but more in-depth study was still to come. The Bulldogs’ star running back will probably like what he sees when he turns on the video to view more ahead of Saturday's season-opening game.
Ranking UNC football’s toughest 2016 road games
UNC getting sustained, impressive performances on the road could end up being the difference in them returning to the ACC Championship Game. Just last year, the Heels were much improved on the road, winning games at Pittsburgh and Georgia Tech—teams that had long frustrated them—among others.
Maryland looking ahead with addition of former UNC QB Caleb Henderson
Caleb Henderson has familiarity with Maryland offensive coordinator Walt Bell, who helped recruit him while serving as the tight ends coach at North Carolina before leaving two years ago to become the offensive coordinator at Arkansas State. The spread offense Bell is bringing with him to Maryland is similar to the one still used by the Tar Heels.
Cole Holcomb: From UNC football walk-on to starter
UNC fans may notice only a few new fresh faces on the defensive side of the ball this year for the Tar Heels. One of those faces will be at the weak-side linebacker position. UNC was looking for someone to replace Shakeel Rashad, and found that in Cole Holcomb. Holcomb has some pretty big shoes to fill.
UNC's defensive improvements: fluke or for real?
The who, what, where and when are all falling into place as the Tar Heels continue to improve their defense. But it's that fifth 'W,' that could really translate into improvements in the standings. "In the offseason we spent a lot of time learning about the 'Why,' why we run certain plays," Cayson Collins said. So, once again UNC's D will be a question mark.
Georgia football reportedly practicing in Georgia Dome ahead of UNC matchup
With a week to go before the kickoff against North Carolina, the Georgia Bulldogs took an extra step of prep work on Saturday. There had been some discussion of it this week behind the scenes, but a UGA staff member released a tweet on Saturday morning confirming Georgia holding a practice inside the Georgia Dome on Saturday.
Video: Charlton Warren Interview
North Carolina defensive backs coach Charlton Warren discusses his group, the veterans, and how his many talented freshmen can work their way onto the field this season for the Tar Heels.
Henderson transfer raises questions for UNC’s future at QB
Redshirt freshman Nathan Elliott will step up as the next man in line, but will he ultimately be the player who succeeds Mitch Trubisky? UNC welcomed a pair of heavily-recruited freshman quarterbacks this year, Logan Byrd and Chazz Surratt. Both are likely to redshirt this season, but that doesn’t mean they’ll be deprived of chances to move up the depth chart.
Georgia RB Sony Michel could be game-time decision versus UNC
In an interview with Paul Finebaum that aired Friday afternoon, Kirby Smart was asked by the SEC Network show host about injured running back Sony Michel and his prognosis for the North Carolina game on September 3.
Georgia QB competition down to 2 — and Jacob Eason appears to be leader
Georgia’s game-planning for North Carolina continued Friday with freshman Jacob Eason looking more and more likely to win the starting quarterback job. Eason was working with the first team during a seven-on-seven portion of practice ahead of senior Greyson Lambert.