North Carolina players Pete Mangum, T.J. Jiles and Tre Boston, from left to right, hold their helmets aloft during the fight song after the game, the team’s last of the season.

Tar Heels cap football season with victory over Maryland

For the first time in program history, the North Carolina football team walked out of Kenan Stadium on Saturday as ACC Coastal Division champions.

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UNC to face triple-option offense

There’s no simple answer for Georgia Tech’s triple-option offense, which the North Carolina football team will face Saturday at Kenan Stadium. But coach Larry Fedora offered his best solution Monday at his weekly press conference.


Giovani Bernard heads down field during the first half. Bernard scored two touchdowns for the Tar Heels.

Bernard ends N.C. State's streak

After five consecutive losses, the streak is finally over. With one thunderous punt return in the final 30 seconds of the game with N.C. State, Giovani Bernard broke the tie to give the North Carolina football team a 43-35 win.


University settles in football lawsuit

After a two-year legal battle, the University has agreed to a settlement with The Daily Tar Heel and seven other media outlets, pledging to produce, among other records, unredacted interview transcripts with UNC football players.


Rashad suspended for contact with Vernon

Shakeel Rashad, freshman bandit on the North Carolina football team, has been suspended for one game by the Atlantic Coast Conference for his contact with Duke wide receiver Conner Vernon on Saturday.