Topics: Larry Fedora

Larry Fedora, hired as North Carolina’s football coach in January 2012, 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.

Q&A with Carolina Panthers safety Tre Boston

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Tre Boston, former North Carolina football player and current Carolina Panthers safety, has made big plays for his team down the stretch after being drafted in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft.


Wide receiver TJ Thorpe announces intent to transfer to UVa.

The South's Oldest Rivalry just got a little more heated.

Earlier in 2014, North Carolina junior wide receiver T.J. Thorpe announced his intent to transfer at the end of the season. After weeks of thought, he finally announced via Twitter on Monday where he would finish out his collegiate caree


Gene Chizik possible next defensive coordinator

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During the 2014 football season, the North Carolina defense was torched week in and week out — finishing the season ranked No. 117 in total defense out of the 125 teams in the NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision.


Quick exit for UNC football in Quick Lane Bowl

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DETROIT — They never could respond.

The team couldn’t end its season on a win. The seniors couldn’t end their careers without hung heads.


UNC hopes to end 2014 season on high note in Quick Lane Bowl

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Perhaps Larry Fedora put it best. 

The third-year North Carolina football coach opened his team's press conference leading up to its appearance in the inaugural Quick Lane Bowl on Friday with quite the honest statement. 


Lesser bowl will not affect UNC's bottom line

After the UNC football team’s crushing defeat by N.C. State on Saturday, UNC lost its chance to play in a Tier 2 bowl game, leaving it with the possibility of playing in a Tier 3 bowl game or none at all. 


Marquise Williams left Saturday’s game with leg injury

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Tucked away on the ground level of Kenan Stadium, far from the field’s sideline, far from the imaginary lines of scrimmage and far from the noise, sits the team training room.

It’s a box of hope and despair for a player, his fate decided in this room — Is he going to be OK? Can he return to the game?


NC State stuns UNC on Senior Day

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What do you say after a loss of this magnitude? Are there even words to describe the emotion of such a defeat, or is it better to let some things go unsaid?


NC State talk won’t bother Marquise Williams

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By now Marquise Williams knows. He has to.


UNC defense spoils Duke’s championship hopes

DURHAM — Blame the defense.

It’s been the easy thing to do with the North Carolina football team this season — one during which opponents have broken offensive record after offensive record.


Tar Heels sealed a 45-20 victory over Blue Devils

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DURHAM — They didn’t come to watch Marquise Williams fumble the ball three times in a row in one quarter’s time — twice in the red zone.


CAA, Fever expect big student turnout for Thursday's game

UNC's rivalry with Duke is debatably one of the most exciting aspects of being a Tar Heel. 


UNC football to battle for victory bell in Durham

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It’s simple in form — a brass bell, held up by four rubber wheels, rung by a slew of overly excited college students. 


Football player involved in scooter accident near Raleigh Road

The Department of Public Safety responded to a scooter crash involving a UNC football player Wednesday morning at approximately 8:45 a.m., according to witnesses.

Student witnesses said the football player was struck on his motor scooter by a black sports car driven by an older man on Raleigh Road.

"He was laying on his side, and his scooter was kind of laying on its side," said Laura Fellwock, a UNC student who witnessed the crash on her way to class Wednesday. "His eyes were closed, they rolled him onto his back."


Khris Francis out for remainder of season

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Khris Francis, a sophomore running back on the North Carolina football team, will miss the remainder of the season with a torn ACL, MCL and meniscus in his right knee, per a team release Monday.


Marquise Williams put the team on his back Saturday

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Over the last two games at Kenan Memorial Stadium, Marquise Wiliams has developed a habit. He did it against Georgia Tech on Oct. 18, and he did it again Saturday when Pittsburgh came to town, minutes before UNC’s 40-35 win.


Column: That’s rough, Larry

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Oh, Larry. I really thought we were done. We’re on the verge of this getting old, fast, but you leave me no choice.


Marquise Williams has help carrying the load against Pittsburgh

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So often in this seesaw that is the North Carolina football team’s season, the story line has been the same.


Nick Weiler vs. Thomas Moore: Who will it be for UNC football?

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For six months, Larry Fedora stayed quiet, keeping his lips tight between Feb. 20 and Aug. 30 about who his starting quarterback might be.


Tar Heels putting on the ‘big boy pads’ for Saturday's game against Pittsburgh

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In preparation for Pittsburgh running back James Conner, senior safety Tim Scott and the North Carolina defense have been thinking a lot about Andre Williams.