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Leading up to North Carolina’s season opener against South Carolina, one name has been on the lips of every coach, player and analyst associated with the game.
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.
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.
Since April, former North Carolina tailback Giovani Bernard has signed a $5.253 million contract with the Cincinnati Bengals, scored two NFL preseason touchdowns and starred in the HBO series “Hard Knocks”.
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.
Thirty seconds remained in a game knotted at 35 in Kenan Stadium when N.C. State lined up to punt on its 25-yard line. Giovani Bernard was back to return.
With a new head coach leading the way last year, the North Carolina football team went 8-4, topped the Coastal Division and earned its best record since 1997.
In about two weeks, Durham’s Hillside High School will put on its annual prom. With such a short time until one of the biggest moments in a high school student’s career, Khris Francis should be in the middle of tux-hunting and corsage-ordering.
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.
In last year’s intrasquad Spring Game, North Carolina’s then-redshirt freshman Romar Morris stepped into the spotlight, scoring three touchdowns in the first half.
Though the North Carolina football team is in the midst of spring practice, the Tar Heels are already playing road games.
Five years ago, Jonathan Cooper committed to the North Carolina football team.
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.
It’s official. After a standout sophomore season at North Carolina, tailback Giovani Bernard will forgo his last two years of eligibility and enter the NFL draft.
Ten years earlier, Cooper was unable to play football because he was bigger than all the other kids his age. Now, he’s one of three finalists for the Outland Trophy, the award given to the nation’s best interior lineman, and is a projected top-15 selection in the upcoming NFL draft.
The North Carolina men’s basketball team went 2-1 at the Maui Invitational last week, posting dominating performances against Mississippi State and Chaminade, and falling 82-71 to Butler in the semifinal game.