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Extra Points: Making Connections

UNC has 20 new football players as of Wednesday, the class plucked and prodded from the recruiting stratosphere with tons of man hours of evaluation and salesmanship by the coaching staff and, as it so often turns out, a little help from their friends. “Recruiting’s like a web of contacts you have built over the years,” UNC wide receivers coach Gunter Brewer says. (

Steelers re-sign unrestricted free agent LS Greg Warren

Long snapper Greg Warren has been with the Steelers since joining the team as an undrafted free agent in 2005. While terms of his deal have not been released, Warren likely has signed the same contract he has agreed to in each of the last five offseasons: a one-year agreement worth $1.08 million with a base salary of $1 million and a signing bonus of $80,000. (USA Today)

Video: Larry Fedora Signing Day PC

North Carolina football coach Larry Fedora speaks with the media on National Signing Day to discuss the Tar Heels' new 20-man recruiting class, which was ranked fourth in the ACC by recruiting services. View Video...

Obstacles Clearing for UNC's In-State Football Recruiting

This time a year ago, Larry Fedora told reporters that his coaching staff had felt a recruiting bump in the cycle following UNC’s 2015 run to the ACC Championship Game. He confirmed that continued boost on Wednesday after signing a 20-man class that ranks fourth in the ACC in average star ranking. Three of UNC’s five four-star signees are from its home state (Inside Carolina)

Larry Fedora Explains Recruiting Class Size

UNC’s 2017 signing day class consisted of 20 high school signees, bringing its scholarship roster count to 86 with the inclusion of Auburn grad transfer Stanton Truitt. NCAA rules allow for 85 total counters at the start of preseason camp and 25 initial counters (per class), which serves as a guideline for roster construction. Attrition typically reaches double figures each year. (Inside Carolina)

Video: Larry Porter with Lee Pace on National Signing Day

North Carolina running backs and special teams coach, Larry Porter, speaks with Lee Pace about the two talented tailbacks along with the kicker who signed with the Tar Heels on National Signing Day. View Video...

Audio: Larry Fedora - We want to win with in-state recruits

North Carolina football coach Larry Fedora joined The David Glenn Show on National Signing Day to discuss the Tar Heels’ approach to in-state recruiting. During the interview, he also talked about recruiting under an NCAA cloud, rebuilding a prolific offense after losing several starters and “hustling” recruits. (ACC Sports Journal)

Video: Coach Kapilovic with Lee Pace on National Signing Day

North Carolina offensive coordinator and offensive line coach Chris Kapilovic talks about the Tar Heels signing five offensive linemen in the 2017 recruiting class. View Video...

UNC Football 2017 Signing Day Updates

National Signing Day live updates for UNC's 2017 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...

Three UNC Receivers Invited to NFL Combine

At least four North Carolina football players have been invited to the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine that takes place in Indianapolis from Feb 28 through March 6. UNC becomes the first school in ACC history, and 8th school overall, to have three wide receivers invited to the Combine. Receivers Ryan Switzer, Bug Howard and Mack Hollins all received invitations. (Keeping It Heel)

Video: Larry Fedora National Signing Day Morning Interview

Visit with UNC football coach Larry Fedora in the early hours of National Signing Day as he discusses the early enrollees already on campus and the excitement to come later in the day. View Video...

Report: Mitch Trubisky's listed height called into question

According to NFL Network's Mike Mayock, some NFL evaluators believe QB Mitch Trubisky will measure closer to 6-foot-1 than 6-foot-3, the height at which he was listed at UNC. While being 6-foot-1 won't make or break Trubisky's career, it could affect his draft stock. Only two quarterbacks over the last 15 years measuring 6-foot-1 or shorter have been drafted in the first round. (Roto World)

Breakdown: UNC's 2017 football schedule

There are no cupcakes to open the 2017 season. The Tar Heels host Cal out of the Pac-12 to kick off the season. They follow that with a challenging contest against Louisville. Both games are in Kenan Stadium. The Golden Bears went 5-7 last season and have brought in new head Justin Wilcox (former Wisconsin defensive coordinator) to lead the team. (Carolina Blue)

Carolina Insider Podcast: Football Schedule, UNC-Miami Basketball

Review the newly-released 2017 football schedule and recap North Carolina men's basketball loss at Miami in the latest episode of the Carolina Insider podcast. Hosts Jones Angell and Adam Lucas break down the 2017 schedule, including seven home games. Carolina Insider is a twice-weekly production hosted by Angell and Lucas. (

Draft Profile: DE Mikey Bart

Bart emerged as one Carolina's better pass rushers this season with four sacks on the year to go along with his 6.5 in 2015. More importantly, three of those sacks came in games against Georgia, Florida State, and Miami. (Carolina Blue)

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Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 23
Stanford: 25
Fri, Dec 30 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Cal
Sat, Sep 2 TBD

UNC vs. Louisville
Sat, Sep 9 TBD

UNC @ Old Dominion
Sat, Sep 16 TBD

Full Football Schedule

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ACC Football Standings
Coastal DivisionACCOverall
(16) Virginia Tech6-310-4
North Carolina5-38-5
(20) Miami5-39-4
Georgia Tech4-49-4

Atlantic DivisionACCOverall
(1) Clemson8-114-1
(21) Louisville7-19-4
(8) Florida State5-310-3
NC State3-57-6
Wake Forest3-57-6
Boston College2-67-6

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