Larry Fedora, comes to UNC after four years as head coach at the University of Southern Mississippi and hopes to revive a program reeling from NCAA sanctions. He replaces interim head coach Everett Withers, who took over the Tar Heels after Butch Davis was fired in September 2011 in connection with a NCAA investigation into the football program.
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On its final drive, the North Carolina football team had one last shot to save the game.
Ryan Switzer choked back the tears, but his resolve had finally betrayed him. It was time to let go.
Standing along the sideline of Kenan Stadium on Saturday, Marquise Williams watched as the North Carolina football team he had led to an ACC title game a year ago thrashed The Citadel, 41-7.
There have been plenty of opportunities for the North Carolina football team’s defense. But each chance ended with a drop, a bobble or a mistimed jump — and a lot of frustration.
Before the start of the 2016 season, North Carolina football Coach Larry Fedora was just worried about getting catfished.
North Carolina quarterback Mitch Trubisky is no stranger to last minute drives — bringing the North Carolina football team back from late deficits in victories over Pittsburgh and Florida State earlier in the season.
The North Carolina football team is dealing with a short turnaround this week because of a Thursday night road showdown against Duke. That means less time to prepare and practice before a pivotal conference contest.
Roy Williams didn’t understand.
North Carolina head football coach Larry Fedora, senior cornerback Des Lawrence and redshirt junior quarterback Mitch Trubisky spoke with the media Monday inside the Kenan Football Center for the team’s weekly press conference.
On Monday, North Carolina announced wide receiver Mack Hollins had surgery on his right collarbone — ending his senior season and, ultimately, his Tar Heel career.
It’s a massive loss for the offense. Hollins finishes his North Carolina career with 81 receptions for 1,667 yards and 20 touchdowns. But as much as the coaching staff and players will miss having Hollins, the job this week is to move forward.
In his weekly press conferences, North Carolina head football coach Larry Fedora usually answers questions about the previous weekend’s game and addresses ones about the upcoming week.
Mack Hollins' collegiate career is effectively over.
On Sunday, the North Carolina senior receiver had season-ending surgery to repair his right collarbone, according to the team.
On its first offensive play of the game, the North Carolina football team was already threatening to break loose.
After a sloppy start to the contest, No. 17 UNC was dominated by No. 25 Virginia Tech's stout defense. The Tar Heels opened the door for the Hokies, turning the ball over four times en route to a lopsided 34-3 loss.
Something's happened to Ryan Switzer since Sept. 24.
Before the game against Pittsburgh, Switzer was a solid wide receiver for the North Carolian football team. He was known firstly for his skills as a punt returner — remember, Switzer is one score away from tying the NCAA record for career punt return touchdowns.
In each of the last two weekends, the No. 17 North Carolina football team has found itself in impossibly tough situations against great opponents.
TALLAHASSEE — This moment would be inscribed, for its ecstasy or its agony, in the folds of North Carolina football lore. It was simple, as black or white a situation as the team had faced in recent memory.
North Carolina football coach Larry Fedora spoke with the media Monday morning inside the Kenan Football Center for the team's weekly press conference.
Here's what you missed.
Up to this point in the season, the North Carolina football team (2-1) hasn't played a game that directly affects its goals — winning the ACC Coastal Division, claiming a conference championship and sweeping its in-state foes.