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Cayson Collins Confident in UNC Defense

UNC senior linebacker Cayson Collins didn't mince words when speaking to the media on Monday afternoon. "We really feel like this could be one of the best defensive years that Carolina football has seen in a really long time," the 6-1, 230-pound Charlotte native said. It was a bold statement considering that UNC has leaned on its offense in recent years. (Inside Carolina)

Video: Larry Fedora Football Media Day Press Conference

North Carolina head football coach Larry Fedora fields questions from the media following the Tar Heels' annual preseason Meet the Heels Day on August 7th, 2017. View Video...

UNC's Quarterback Competition Just Beginning

Larry Fedora would like to name a starting quarterback as soon as possible. It’s up to the Tar Heels competing for the job to make that happen. “I’d like to know as soon as possible, just like you guys want to know,” the sixth-year UNC head coach told reporters on Monday. “The sooner, the better, because then that guy can zero in on leading the team.” (Inside Carolina)

Nathan Elliott Discusses Quarterback Battle, Brandon Harris & More

UNC sophomore quarterback Nathan Elliott was available to the media Monday at UNC’s annual Media Day to answer questions about battling for the starting job. Elliott, who is the only QB on the roster than has thrown a pass in a game as a Tar Heel, spoke about the importance of knowing the playbook and being reliable. He was also asked about LSU transfer Brandon Harris. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Brandon Harris embraces chance with Tar Heels

The lure of the North Carolina football team for Brandon Harris came because of opportunity, the coaching staff’s ability to develop quarterbacks and what he senses is the program’s upward trajectory. That’s what Harris said Monday in his first public comments since arriving to play for the Tar Heels after transferring from LSU. “It’s a can’t-miss opportunity,” Harris said. (Burlington Times News)

Brandon Harris On LSU, Les Miles, UNC & More

LSU graduate transfer quarterback Brandon Harris was made available to the media for the first time since he arrived in June to play his final year of eligibility with UNC. Harris, who started 15 of the 22 games he played as a Tiger, discussed his transition learning a new offense, blending in and why he came to UNC. Here are a few snippets from what Harris had to say Monday: (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Monday UNC Football Training Camp Tidbits

The Tar Heels have completed five days of offense and defense installation. That is finished. UNC will have it's first intrasquad scrimmage on Tuesday. Brandon Harris said he exchanged text messages with former UNC QB Marquise Williams before committing to transferring to UNC. Harris is playing for the same quarterback coach, Keith Heckendorf, that Williams had. (Inside Carolina)

Saints cornerbacks getting extra dose of NFL experience from coaching intern Dré Bly

The New Orleans Saints have added coaching intern Dré Bly, a veteran of 11 seasons and a two-time Pro Bowler. Bly has been coaching for the past couple of years at the youth and high school level, and he wanted a chance to return to the game's highest level. "I just wanted to challenge myself a little bit more, so I reached out to some of my contacts," Bly said. (New Orleans Advocate)

Larry Fedora On QB, Defense, Return Specialists & More

UNC football coach Larry Fedora addressed the media Monday for the Tar Heels’ annual Photo and Media Day. Fedora h hit on numerous issues, including ongoing position battles, notably at quarterback. Fedora also discussed the offensive line, why he thinks the defense will be better, why he brought back defensive line coach Deke Adams, and more. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

New UNC Football Uniforms With "Jumpman" Helmet: Instant Recruiting Boost

The Jumpman logo is exactly what makes the new UNC football uniforms incredible. There is a certain culture associated with anything having to do with the Jordan brand -- and you can hate all you want -- but that stuff resonates in a major way with 16-18 year old kids who are trying to narrow down a list of college football programs hoping to land their services. (Hero Sports)

Brandon Harris Tackling Details

Brandon Harris chose UNC over Texas in the spring, and despite arriving in Chapel Hill in late May, he was not able to work out with the team until graduating from LSU in July. During that time period, the Bossier City, La. native studied game tape, utilizing a unique setup in which a coach’s voiceover in the film room helped to explain the nuances of the offense (Inside Carolina)

A New Story For UNC At Quarterback

Brandon Harris and Nathan Elliott met with the Carolina football media for the first time following photo day at Kenan Stadium Monday afternoon. Harris and Elliot are two of the six quarterbacks on the Tar Heel roster, and with Mitch Trubisky now on the depth chart of the Chicago Bears, the signal-caller job is wide open, according to head coach Larry Fedora. (Argyle Report)

UNC Freshman Linebacker Kanye Roberts Switches to Running Back

Freshman linebacker Kayne Roberts has switched to running back. Roberts, a 6-3, 200-pound rookie from Greenback, Tenn., took photos with the running back group and UNC coach Larry Fedora confirmed the move during his press conference in the Kenan Football Center. The move is not totally surprising as Roberts committed to UNC as a versatile athlete. (Inside Carolina)

3 factors could lead to big things for Brandon Harris at UNC

UNC football appeared to have struck gold on the transfer market last offseason when the Tar Heels landed LSU graduate transfer quarterback Brandon Harris. Harris is a former 4-star recruit out of Louisiana. During his three seasons in purple and gold, Harris played in 25 games. He made 15 starts at quarterback, including all 12 games in 2015 as a sophomore. (ACC Sports Journal)

Inside UNC's Position Battles: Defensive Line

The word out of spring practice was that up to 12 Tar Heel defensive linemen could see significant reps during the 2017 season. The depth took a hit when rising sophomore defensive tackle Marlon Dunlap left the program this summer and announced his transfer to Florida on Sunday. Still, UNC's defensive line should be deep with a mix of young talent and veteran players. (Inside Carolina)

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