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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Entering the fourth quarter trailing 10 points, the North Carolina football team defeated Pittsburgh 37-36.
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.
A month into the athletic calendar, North Carolina fans have seen it all.
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.
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.
Entering this season, the North Carolina football team had a blank space on the defensive depth chart.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In a shootout-style first half, the North Carolina football team leads JMU 35-21. Here are some takeaways from the half.
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.
North Carolina football coach Larry Fedora said the team is treating the indefinite suspension of junior linebacker Allen Artis like any other absence.
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.
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.
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.
CHAMPAIGN, ILLINOIS — The North Carolina football team beat Illinois 48-23 on Saturday night for its first win of the season.
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.
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.
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.