The USC Gamecocks led the UNC Tar Heels by a score of 17-7 at halftime.

UNC football's offense can’t find rhythm

COLUMBIA, S.C. — North Carolina quarterback Bryn Renner’s first throw Thursday was a modest one, a hurried screen pass for a loss of two yards, and a sign of respect for a ferocious, imposing South Carolina defense anchored by Jadeveon Clowney.


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Tar Heels excited for South Carolina opener

This time last season, the North Carolina football team was still getting comfortable with coach Larry Fedora’s new playbook, adjusting to an uptempo, no-huddle offense — its season opener still two days away. A year later, the circumstances surrounding UNC’s season opener are completely different.

Football practice

UNC football team shifts starting lineup

Though the North Carolina football team’s depth chart released last Friday named redshirt freshman Nathan Staub as the starting middle linebacker, coach Larry Fedora has already changed his mind just days before the season opener.

	Jack Tabb

Q&A with UNC football's Jack Tabb

The North Carolina football team has been plagued with injuries on the defensive end of the ball throughout training camp this August. To compensate for those injuries, the coaching staff has placed junior tight end Jack Tabb with the linebacker corps to provide depth at the position.

UNC Spring football game on April 13, 2013.

UNC football tests talent in annual Spring Game

There was a buzz of anticipation — a sense of mystery, even — surrounding last year’s Spring Game. As North Carolina headed into its first season under coach Larry Fedora, it wasn’t yet known how the Tar Heels would look in their new spread offense and 4-2-5 defense.

Head Football coach Larry Fedora speaks at National Signing Day in Kenan Stadium Wednesday.

UNC signs 7 football players from the state

After nine of North Carolina’s top 10 football prospects went out of state to pursue collegiate careers last year, North Carolina football coach Larry Fedora said signing in-state talent would be a point of emphasis for the class of 2013.