Former UNC football player Don McCauley (left) stands with Charlie “Choo Choo” Justice in the early 1970s. Photo courtesy of Wilson Library.

For lettermen, football means brotherhood

In a small lounge on the south concourse of Kenan Stadium, perfectly framed team pictures clad a dark wood paneled room to represent the tradition of UNC football.


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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.

Duke beat UNC in football 33-3 on Saturday evening in Durham.

Tar Heels come up short against Duke

DURHAM — North Carolina fell short of execution Saturday night. The Tar Heels’ 33-30 loss to Duke resulted from less-than-completed drives and sub-par play in every area, giving the Blue Devils (6-2, 3-1 ACC) their first win against UNC (5-3, 2-2) since 2003.

UNC stuffs Miami on the road

MIAMI GARDENS, FLA. – The ram sealed the win for the North Carolina Tar Heels. Gene Robinson, who plays the ram position, popped Miami tight end Clive Walford five yards short of the first down marker on fourth and 16 with less than 30 seconds left in the ball game. All North Carolina quarterback Bryn Renner had to do was take one knee and the Tar Heels (5-2, 2-1) had knocked off the Hurricanes 18-14.

	Sean Tapley scored twice against Virginia Tech Saturday and was named ACC Specialist of the Week.

Tar Heels halfway home

The North Carolina football team’s slate of 12 games is now halfway complete. The Tar Heels (4-2, 1-1 ACC) have handled their lesser opponents, namely Elon and Idaho, with considerable ease and put up strong showings in their two conference tilts. Coach Larry Fedora’s initial assessment reflected just that.

	Bryn Renner scores UNC’s second touchdown against Virginia Tech, making the score 14 to 7.

UNC rushes past Virginia Tech 48-34

The focus was on finishing. “Finishing the play, finishing the drive and finishing in the end zone,” said Larry Fedora, coach of the North Carolina football team. But before the Tar Heels (4-2, 1-1) finished off Virginia Tech 48-34 on Saturday at Kenan Stadium the offense got off to a sluggish start.

UNC leads Hokies 28-20 at halftime

After a first quarter that took more than an hour to play, Giovani Bernard rushed for 62 yards on fourth-and-inches on the first play of the second quarter to give UNC a lead it wouldn’t again relinquish in the first half.