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 player Gnonkonde not one to give up on

Before Junior Gnonkonde ever put on a helmet for the North Carolina football team, he had aspirations of playing college football in his home state of Georgia.

UNC football looks to avoid bye week complacency

Heading into its bye week, the North Carolina football team seemingly can't lose.

One week removed from exercising its road demons with a historic comeback in Atlanta, UNC enters the break with a four-game winning streak and no challenger on this weekend's slate.

UNC football cuts down on penalties

North Carolina football did a lot of good things on offense in 2014. But playing mistake-free football was not one of them.

Sports Column: UNC football has a strong chance to win the Coastal Division


Don’t look now, but apparently the North Carolina football team is currently the favorite to win the ACC Coastal Division.

Marquise Williams leads North Carolina to second-half comeback against Georgia Tech


ATLANTA — There was no room for error for North Carolina quarterback Marquise Williams when he took the field late in the second quarter against Georgia Tech on Saturday.

Cayson Collins delivers against Georgia Tech

ATLANTA — The light seems to have turned on for sophomore Cayson Collins. 

UNC rallies from 21-point deficit, defeats Georgia Tech 38-31

ATLANTA — For the first time in 18 years, the North Carolina football team is coming away from Atlanta with a win after a second-half comeback led to a 38-31 victory over Georgia Tech.

UNC football prepares for Georgia Tech


With the North Carolina football team heading to Atlanta to take on Georgia Tech Saturday, the Tar Heels have reached the ACC schedule and face their first challenge since the season opener against South Carolina.

UNC linebacker Shakeel Rashad tackles new position with ease

North Carolina linebacker Shakeel Rashad can tackle anything.

Mack Hollins: ‘A different type of human being’


As the North Carolina football team finishes practice on Tuesday, receiver Mack Hollins strolls to the side of the field.

MJ Stewart everywhere for UNC football

The only time sophomore cornerback M.J. Stewart has felt uncomfortable on the field with the North Carolina football team was during his first game last season, against San Diego State. 

Rainy day blows over for UNC football quarterback Marquise Williams


Everyone has rainy days. Marquise Williams is no different.

UNC football coach Fedora stands by quarterback Marquise Williams


Just when it seemed settled, controversy once again reared its ugly head.

UNC quarterback Mitch Trubisky answers the call


Mitch Trubisky waited patiently. 

After being thrown into a trying quarterback battle as a redshirt first-year in 2014, Trubisky showed flashes of excellence with the North Carolina football team entering the season.

UNC football records third win behind strong second half against Delaware


Off to a sluggish start, the North Carolina football team’s coaching staff decided to make a change on Saturday — playing backup quarterback Mitch Trubisky over fifth-year senior Marquise Williams for most of the game.

Tar Heels look to establish ground game against Blue Hens


In its past three games, the North Carolina football team (2-1) has rushed for more than 200 yards per game — much more than its average of 161.3 yards over its first three games of the 2014 season. 

UNC football's first-year linebacker Andre Smith ‘a special talent’

North Carolina first-year linebacker Andre Smith doesn’t change gears. When it comes to his approach on the football field, there’s only one speed — “fast and furious.”

UNC football player Hughes uses speed to learn new trade


Mike Hughes might be a novice, but he doesn’t get beat.

Bug Howard ticked off by UNC football attendance

Bug Howard was at the North Carolina football game on Saturday – were you? 

Column: UNC has three teams ranked in the top 3 playing this weekend


The University of National Champions — it’s a moniker tossed around loosely when one starts talking about North Carolina athletics.