Topics: Larry Fedora

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.

UNC football takes down Pittsburgh 37-36 in ACC opener

Entering the fourth quarter trailing 10 points, the North Carolina football team defeated Pittsburgh 37-36.

UNC football trails Pittsburgh, 19-16, at halftime of ACC opener

The North Carolina football team trails Pittsburgh, 19-13, after 30 minutes of play at Kenan Stadium. Here are some things of note from the first half. 

UNC sports preview: Family weekend edition

A month into the athletic calendar, North Carolina fans have seen it all.

What to watch for in UNC football's matchup with Pittsburgh


The North Carolina football team will begin its run at a second straight ACC Coastal Division title when it takes on Pittsburgh in its conference opener at 3:30 on Saturday at Kenan Stadium.

UNC football prepares for ACC opener against Pittsburgh


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.

Patrice Rene seizes spot in secondary for UNC football


Entering this season, the North Carolina football team had a blank space on the defensive depth chart.

Film review: How UNC's offense has evolved under Larry Fedora

Larry Fedora is in the midst of his fifth season as the North Carolina football coach. Pegged as an offensive mastermind upon his hiring, Fedora’s up-tempo system brought with it plenty of points in his first season in 2012.

UNC football gets defensive before facing Pittsburgh


Last season, the North Carolina football team's defense was one of the most improved units in the country — allowing 14.5 fewer points per game than it did in 2014. 

Dominique Ross sack sparks UNC defense against JMU


The North Carolina football team won big Saturday in a 56-28 triumph over James Madison. But that score doesn’t do the game justice.

'It worked out perfect:' UNC receivers fuel Trubisky's record-setting win over JMU


The ball was still in Mitch Trubisky’s hands, but Mack Hollins knew.

Before Trubisky fired the 75-yard pass to Ryan Switzer on a flea-flicker in North Carolina’s 56-28 win over James Madison on Saturday, Hollins threw up his arms and flashed the touchdown sign.

UNC leads JMU 35-21: Some takeaways from the first half

In a shootout-style first half, the North Carolina football team leads JMU 35-21. Here are some takeaways from the half.

UNC football topples James Madison 56-28

The North Carolina football team defeated James Madison by a final score of 56-28. After allowing JMU to score 21 points in the first quarter, North Carolina settled down defensively and held the Dukes to one touchdown in the remaining 45 minutes of play. 

UNC football players react to charges against Allen Artis

North Carolina football coach Larry Fedora said the team is treating the indefinite suspension of junior linebacker Allen Artis like any other absence.

Film review: Read option sparks UNC offense

Since Coach Larry Fedora arrived in 2012, the North Carolina football team has found its identity on the offensive side of the ball. After averaging a school-record 7.3 yards per play in 2015, the Tar Heels set their sights even higher this year with a number of productive players returning.

What to know from UNC football's weekly press conference


North Carolina football coach Larry Fedora and quarterback Mitch Trubisky spoke with the media Monday morning inside the Kenan Football Center for the team's weekly press conference.

Here's what you missed.

Mitch Trubisky arrives in UNC football's win over Illinois


You could do it with numbers, of course. They will say this: North Carolina quarterback Mitch Trubisky played well Saturday night. They will note his four touchdowns — two passing, two rushing — and they will mention his yards. They will show, in a way, how essential he was to UNC’s 48-23 win over Illinois.

Trubisky, UNC bury Illinois for first win of 2016 season

CHAMPAIGN, ILLINOIS — The North Carolina football team beat Illinois 48-23 on Saturday night for its first win of the season.

What to watch for in UNC football's matchup with Illinois


When Illinois visited Chapel Hill last fall, the Fighting Illini showed little of their namesake in a 48-14 shellacking at the hands of the North Carolina football team. The game proved to be a turning point for both teams — UNC rattled off nine straight wins to win the ACC Coastal Division; Illinois lost six of its last nine contests. 

T.J. Logan aims to make an impact each time he has the ball


The senior running back saw his workload decrease last season with the emergence of junior Elijah Hood, but he has remained upbeat and ready when his number is called. 

UNC football looks to reignite offense after Georgia loss

The North Carolina football team’s offense has to get its mojo back.

That’s been the message all week during tough practices following the Tar Heels’ 33-24 loss to Georgia on Saturday.