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.

Hughes, defense looking for a second chance


Travis Hughes, North Carolina senior outside linebacker, sat on the bleachers at Navy Field Wednesday following practice holding his helmet in his hands.

Jared Cohen gets set for first career start


As Gucci Mane blared from the Navy Field speakers Tuesday, North Carolina offensive line coach Chris Kapilovic stood quietly, eyes focused on one player in particular.

ECU loss still haunting Tar Heels

On its bye week, the North Carolina football team got the chance to do what millions of Americans do on Saturdays: sit back and enjoy college football.

Investigation of UNC football team handed to Honor System

Student Attorney General Raquel Dominguez will determine whether an investigation will continue in the case regarding the alleged assault of UNC redshirt freshman wide receiver Jackson Boyer.

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 years. And a father figure senior looking to put a rough past behind him.

Quinshad Davis, receivers share special bond


Quinshad Davis has been here before — on the verge of breaking another record, on the cusp of surpassing Hakeem Nicks to mark his territory as one of North Carolina’s most heralded receivers.

Walker waltzes into Aztec end zone


When the press was let into the lounge at Kenan Stadium’s football center to talk to playersSaturday night, one requested player was notably missing after No.

UNC football defeats Aztecs 31-27 behind fourth-quarter outburst


The North Carolina defense had been gutted for 509 yards, but the only yards that mattered as the clock winded down Saturday in UNC’s 31-27 win were the three that stood between San Diego State and the end zone ? between a win and a loss.

UNC line prepares for blitzing Aztecs


They don’t have a front seven. They have a front six. San Diego State’s base defense includes only three defensive linemen and three linebackers.

UNC football preps for game against San Diego State Aztecs

The North Carolina football team will face San Diego State University on Saturday. Defensive players were made available to The Daily Tar Heel after practice Wednesday. Here are three things to note.

UNC extinguishes the Flames


North Carolina linebacker Jeff Schoettmer assumed his position behind the defensive line.

Marquise Williams wakes up offense, wins quarterback competition


“He said, ‘Go lead our football team tonight and have some fun.’”

UNC football to open season Saturday against Liberty


The North Carolina football team’s 5-1 finish to the regular season and Belk Bowl victory over Cincinnati are things of the past, and the sweltering weeks of training camp are in the rearview mirror.

Night football games help Chapel Hill economy

Fans are used to seeing Carolina Blue skies during football games, but this season, that will change.

UNC to debut new TV ad during first football game

UNC has scrapped its “Minds on a Mission” TV promo and will unveil a new commercial during the telecast of the opening football game Saturday.

Four UNC football players suspended

Four football players have been suspended for an alleged hazing incident that reportedly left freshman walk-on wide receiver Jackson Boyer with a concussion.

4 UNC football players suspended before Liberty opener

North Carolina football head coach Larry Fedora has suspended four players — defensive backs Brian Walker, Donnie Miles, Des Lawrence and M.J. Stewart — from the team’s Saturday season opener against Liberty for “a violation of team policies.”

'Shak' Rashad brings flavor to Tar Heels

Quick. Pay attention. We don’t have that long with him.

UNC football team under investigation for hazing

The University is investigating allegations of hazing among UNC football players.

Sophomore Ryan Switzer flipped a switch last season — can he do it again?

Ryan Switzer misjudged the flight of the ball, and it was slowly soaring over his head.