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 reaps rewards on Signing Day

A year ago, Coach Larry Fedora and his staff were selling hope, the idea that the North Carolina football team would awake from its slumber and return to prominence.


8 UNC football recruits enroll early

The Tar Heels welcomed seven high school graduates and one junior college transfer to campus on Monday for the start of the spring semester.


UNC football stays ‘greedy for more’

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ORLANDO, FLA. — As Coach Larry Fedora attempted to put the North Carolina football team’s season into perspective, the sound of Baylor’s celebration infiltrated the press room walls on Dec. 29 at Citrus Bowl Stadium.


Live Coverage: UNC Signing Day 2016

Tune in here for all of the Daily Tar Heel's coverage of National Signing Day.  We'll have updates throughout the day on the new recruits signing on to play for the North Carolina football team.


New-look Baylor offense catches UNC off guard in Russell Athletic Bowl

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ORLANDO, FLA. — Baylor’s biggest weakness might have actually turned out to be its biggest strength Tuesday night, as the Bears deployed a new-look offense to take down No. 10 North Carolina in the Russell Athletic Bowl.


UNC football concludes season with 49-38 loss to Baylor in Russell Athletic Bowl

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For the second time in as many tries, the No. 10 North Carolina football team fell short of setting a new school record with 12 wins this season.


Larry Fedora shares deep ties to Baylor

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In 1990, then-Baylor football coach Grant Teaff was introduced to a young high school coach eager to break into the college ranks.

His name was Larry Fedora.


Clemson defense hinders Marquise Williams' success in ACC Championship loss

CHARLOTTE — Marquise Williams dashed around in the North Carolina pocket.

He dodged one Clemson defender, then turned around and saw a second charging toward him. Another quick step, and he avoided a sack again. He was looking for someone to throw to. Anyone.


UNC football earns trip to Russell Athletic Bowl against Baylor

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The North Carolina football team will get one more shot at winning a school-record 12 games this season.


UNC's ACC Championship loss to Clemson ends with 'head-scratching' offside call

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CHARLOTTE — When North Carolina’s Ryan Switzer returned to the locker room after Saturday’s 45-37 loss to Clemson in the ACC Championship football game, a message on his phone confirmed what the Tar Heels already suspected.


Top-ranked Clemson tops Tar Heels in ACC Championship

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CHARLOTTE — Bank of America Stadium is no friend to the 2015 North Carolina football team.

The No. 8 Tar Heels began the year in Charlotte with a loss to South Carolina — their sole loss of the season until No. 1 Clemson ended UNC's 11-game winning streak in the same stadium with a 45-37 defeat in Saturday's ACC Championship game.


Redemption on the line for UNC

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The last time Marquise Williams played in his hometown, it wasn’t pretty.


Year in Review: A football season for the record books

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The North Carolina football team had one goal in mind when it took the field for the first time against an ACC opponent in 2015 -- win the Coastal Division.


UNC football sets its sights on winning the ACC Championship

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On Jan. 6, the North Carolina football team assembled to discuss its goals for the 2015 season.


One year later, UNC football shows Wolfpack a different team

RALEIGH — In 2014, the North Carolina football team was embarrassed by N.C. State, which came into Kenan Stadium on Nov. 29 and crushed the Tar Heels 35-7.


UNC defensive back suspended after assault charge

T.J. Jiles, a defensive back on the North Carolina football team, has been suspended indefinitely from the program due to a violation of team rules, UNC announced Sunday.


Tar Heels trounce Wolfpack, 45-34, for 11th consecutive win

RALEIGH — The No. 11 North Carolina football team came into Carter-Finley Stadium Saturday afternoon looking to become the state champions. It came in looking to prove to N.C. State it was a different team than the one that fell to the Wolfpack 35-7 in Kenan Stadium in 2014.


UNC football claimed the Coastal Division in overtime on Saturday

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BLACKSBURG, VA. — A legendary coach’s goodbye. A senior day sendoff. A chance for Virginia Tech to tarnish North Carolina’s shot at a Coastal Division crown.


Williams overcomes turnover deja vu against Virginia Tech

BLACKSBURG, VA. — As the ball kept popping loose and the rabid crowd at Lane Stadium roared louder and louder, no one on the North Carolina sideline could shake the feeling of here we go again. 


UNC survives comeback to beat Virginia Tech in overtime, clinches ACC Coastal Division

BLACKSBURG, VA. —Halfway through the fourth quarter with a 24-10 lead over Virginia Tech, it looked like the No. 12 North Carolina football team was well on its way to locking up its first-ever ACC Coastal Division title.