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Extra Points: Building A Brand On Defense

Carolina football has put up pinball type numbers on offense over four years of the Larry Fedora era. Each of them, in fact, ranks in the Top 10 of 125 years worth of total yards output in the sport’s history in Chapel Hill. Since 2012, Carolina has averaged 457 yards a game. Now the defense is trying to catch up. (GoHeels.com)

Video: Dre Bly homecoming at high school alma mater

The NFL is celebrating its upcoming 50th Super Bowl in many ways, including giving former championship players a chance to share their accomplishments with their high schools. That was the case at Western Branch High School on Wednesday night. Dre Bly did it all at Western Branch. (WAVY)

UNC Football 2016 Live Signing Day Updates

National Signing Day live updates for UNC's 2016 football recruiting class as undecided recruits make their final decisions, Letters of Intent roll in, and the newest crop of Tar Heels takes shape. (Read More...)

Video: Larry Fedora Signing Day Afternoon Interview - 2016

Lee Pace sits down with North Carolina head coach Larry Fedora to discuss the Tar Heels' 2016 Signing Day class. (View Video...)

UNC OL Coach Chris Kapilovic Promoted to Offensive Coordinator

UNC announced on Wednesday that offensive line coach Chris Kapilovic has been promoted to offensive coordinator. Kapilovic served as UNC’s associate head coach and co-offensive coordinator in addition to his offensive line coaching duties in 2015. UNC also announced that quarterbacks coach Keith Heckendorf has been promoted to passing game coordinator. (Inside Carolina)

Tre Boston, Sly Williams Carry Tar Heel Banner Into Super Bowl

Tar Heel football will be well-represented in Super Bowl 50 Sunday in Santa Clara when defensive tackle Sylvester Williams (Carolina Letterman 2011-12) of the Denver Broncos makes his second Super Bowl appearance and safety Tre Boston (2010-13) makes his first with the Carolina Panthers. “It’s still a little surreal for a lot of us,” says Boston. (UNC Lettermen)

Sylvester Williams is anchoring Denver’s Super Bowl defense

The play of Williams this season has made everyone in Denver look smart. He set career highs in both sacks (3.0) and tackles (25), but most importantly he has been a force on the line that has been able to dominate the line of scrimmage. His quickness off the ball has allowed the Denver defense to play on the offensive side of the football and it has been a catalyst for their success this season. (Today's Pigskin)

Sylvester Williams went from working at Taco Bell to playing in Super Bowl

A part of Sylvester Williams will always remain in Jefferson City, Mo. In fact, Williams admits he would still be there himself working in a radiator factory if not motivated to craft a different fate. Of all the players who have taken improbable routes to Super Bowl 50, none may be stranger than the road traveled by Denver's nose tackle. (FOX Sports)

Ronald Curry added to New Orleans Saints coaching staff

The New Orleans Saints have hired former 49ers wide receivers coach Ronald Curry as an offensive assistant to replace Greg Lewis, who left to be a full receivers coach for the Philadelphia Eagles. Curry, a former dual-threat quarterback at UNC who shifted to wide receiver in the NFL, played seven years in the league, and he’s been with the 49ers for the past three. (Baton Rouge Advocate)

Tre Boston sees dream come true with Panthers’ Super Bowl appearance

A former UNC star who is now with the Carolina Panthers said being in the Super Bowl this year is “a dream.” Like many young players, Tre Boston always dreamed of reaching the NFL’s title game. “Being little, so far away from you, you want to hold it so near to your heart,” Boston said Wednesday as the Panthers prepared for their Super Bowl showdown with the Denver Broncos. (WNCN)

Eric Ebron jabs new Lions TE coach Al Golden on day of his hiring

On Monday, the Detroit Lions hired former Miami Hurricanes coach Al Golden to coach the team's tight ends. After hearing about the news, Lions tight end Eric Ebron Tweeted his thoughts on his new position coach. "I'm Sure He Knows Exactly Who I Am." Ebron is referencing a 2013 game where Ebron tore up Golden's 'Canes with eight receptions for 199 yards, including a 71-yard touchdown. (FOX Sports)

College Football's Pre-Spring 1-128 Starting Quarterback Rankings for 2016

30. Mitch Trubisky, UNC: Trubisky spent the last two seasons as the backup to Marquise Williams and is ready for an opportunity to be the full-time starter for the Tar Heels in 2016. In limited action last season, Trubisky threw for 555 yards and six touchdowns and completed 40 of 47 passes. Trubisky is poised to be one of the ACC’s breakout stars. (Athlon Sports)

Natrone Means Completes Athlete Development Professional Certification Program at Wharton University

Winston-Salem State University running backs coach, Natrone Means, was chosen for and completed The Athlete Development Professional Certification Program at Wharton University of Pennsylvania. This program is a joint venture between Wharton Executive Education and the National Football League developed in conjunction with the Wharton Sports Business Initiative. (Winston-Salem State Rams)

My Carolina Experience: Cam Campbell

Cam Campbell was the epitome of hard work during his time at North Carolina. Though he received scholarship offers to play quarterback at a few NCAA Division II schools, when Campbell got word that he would be a preferred walk-on at UNC, granted he had the grades to get in, his decision was easy. (GoHeels.com)

Video: Highlights of new tight ends coach Chad Scott from his playing days at UNC

Tar Heel alum Chad Scott has been named tight ends coach at UNC. He earned first-team All-ACC honors from ESPN.com after rushing for 796 yards and eight touchdowns as a senior. Scott made his first career start as a Tar Heel against No. 4 Miami and rushed for a career-high 175 yards on 25 carries and scored twice in a 31-28 victory. (View Video...)

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North Carolina: 38
Baylor: 49
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ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
(15) North Carolina8-111-3
Pittsburgh6-28-4
Miami5-38-5
Duke4-48-5
Virginia Tech4-47-6
Virginia3-54-8
Georgia Tech1-73-9

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(2) Clemson9-014-1
(14) Florida State6-210-3
Louisville5-38-5
NC State3-57-6
Syracuse2-64-8
Wake Forest1-73-9
Boston College0-83-9


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