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UNC tailback Giovani Bernard has been steady for the Tar Heels all season. Even in the Duke loss he had another 100-plus yard game. He’s UNC’s best weapon. Edge: UNC
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.
Not to the North Carolina football team’s Caleb Pressley, whose website, Crib Calls, develops his idea of what “crib” is.
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’s celebration began immediately as the North Carolina football team’s last-second efforts fell short in Durham on Saturday.
The North Carolina football team is used to living by the big play. On Saturday, UNC died by it. Duke gashed the Tar Heel defense for big plays throughout the game, and the Blue Devils rode the long gains to a dramatic 33-30 win.
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.
The University of Minnesota formally announced Tuesday its cancellation of a 2013-14 two-game football series with UNC.
It was as if Miami’s offense wouldn’t ever leave the field. North Carolina, through miscues of its own, only allowed the Hurricanes to linger.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — For the North Carolina football team, it was the defense that clinched Saturday’s 18-14 win.
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.
UNC will take on Miami at Sun Life Stadium, on Saturday at 2:30 p.m.
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.
In a situation designed for a short-yardage play, the Virginia Tech defense crashed to the middle of the field at Kenan Stadium Saturday, desperate to stop North Carolina quarterback Bryn Renner from using a keeper to convert on fourth-and-inches.
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.
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.