Football

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Sophomore Jordon Brown (2) carries the ball in a 2016 game against Virginia.

Jordon Brown leads young running back corps

45 yards. That’s all the production returning for North Carolina’s running backs. It has been well-documented that the UNC offense has taken a massive hit, but the running back position will be feeling it the most.


Q&A with former North Carolina punter Tommy Barnhardt

CHARLOTTE — Tommy Barnhardt played football at North Carolina from 1983 to 1985. After being drafted in 1986, the punter appeared in 186 games for five NFL teams — including a one-year stop in the Carolinas, where he played for the Panthers in their inaugural 1995 season. On Wednesday, sports editor Chapel Fowler caught up with Barnhardt, who gave his take on this year's football team, the academic-athletic scandal and more.