Junior linebacker Chazz Surratt (21) and senior defensive back Myles Dorn (1) take down Duke's Jalon Calhoun (5) in Kenan Memorial Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019. UNC defeated Duke 20-17.

Analysis: UNC football's linebacker core set to lead the defense in 2020

With upperclassmen Chazz Surratt, Tomon Fox and Jeremiah Gemmel leading the way in 2020, UNC football's linebacker core could play a key role in guiding its defense to success.  


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Senior Annabelle Webb performs during halftime with The Marching Tar Heels during the Belk College Kickoff on Aug. 31, 2019. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the marching band is practicing remotely. 

Marching Tar Heels go fully remote as UNC cancels in-person classes

“For me, marching band is about Carolina pride,” Brown said. “Without marching band, I kind of lose some of that pride. Playing the fight song, playing the alma mater and getting to play at the football games ups that sense of morale for Carolina, and so without that, it kind of takes away some of the feelings I have.” 

Junior running back  junior Michael Carter  (8) is tackled by Mercer redshirt senior strong safety Eric Jackson (7), in Kenan Memorial on Saturday Nov. 23, 2019. UNC beat Mercer 56-7.

Dontavius Nash, seven other four-star football recruits to enroll early at UNC

“It hurts, but it’s all about doing what’s best for me. I felt that by staying I could risk getting hurt,” Nash said. “In football, one play can be the end of your career, so I just thought of that. Basically doing what’s best for me. I want to get to the NFL as quick as I can, and I felt like early enrolling could help me do that.”