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Jack Fitch, backfield teammate of Charlie Justice, passes away
Jack Fitch, who played on UNC’s nationally ranked football teams of the 1940s, died Wednesday at the age of 90. Fitch, a backfield teammate of Tar Heels great Charlie “Choo Choo” Justice, lived in Charlotte since 1948. Born March 9,...

UNC Football Bye Week Notes
The third week of the college football season ends up being a bye for the Tar Heels which will take the extra time to prepare for East Carolina. Here are a few other items worth noting from the non-game week...

True Frosh Tyler Powell Emerging Up Front
Tyler Powell needed just one series to adjust to college football, and needed just one game to grade out tops amongst North Carolina’s defensive linemen. On June 6, Powell competed in the Virginia 6A track and field championships, finishing second...

Legends Of Sports Medicine
Two UNC Sports Medicine fixtures were recently inducted into Halls of Fame for their respective fields. Dr. Tim Taft, the Max Novich Distinguished Professor or Orthopaedics, was inducted into the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) Hall of Fame...

UNC's diverse defensive line continues to display growth
A true freshman who’s now focused just on football after also being a wrestler and shot-putter in high school. A redshirt freshman who sat out all of 2013. A redshirt sophomore who’s only lived in the United States for four...

UNC Making The Most of Bye Week
The No. 25 North Carolina football team won’t have to game plan for an opponent on Saturday, but the Tar Heels have been working hard nonetheless in their bye week. For some players, that means a chance to get back...

Eric Ebron not stewing about zero catches in NFL debut
Eric Ebron's NFL debut didn’t go exactly as planned. Ebron played just 20 snaps and didn’t catch a pass in Monday night’s 35-14 victory over the New York Giants, but the Detroit Lions’ rookie tight end said he was pleased...

Tar Heels look to clean up tackling issues before ECU game
Tackling has been a major focus during UNC’s bye week, especially with East Carolina up next. The Pirates’ spread offense should force the Tar Heels to make tackles in space when the teams meet at sold-out Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium on Sept...

Former walk-on Mack Hollins making mark at WR for UNC
Mack Hollins has suddenly become a big-play receiving threat for North Carolina. The former walk-on has two long touchdowns on just four catches this year. He knows that conversion rate can't last but hopes it marks the start of a...

UNC's First Down Breakdown
To open the second half against San Diego State, UNC ran the ball on its first nine first-down snaps. Those drives led to a missed field goal and a 65-yard drive for a touchdown. Not one pass on first down...

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