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North Carolina defensive end Quinton Coples might be one of the best NFL prospects in the nation, a reputation that could limit his production this season if opponents gang up to shut him down.
When Bryn Renner learned that coach Butch Davis had been fired, the quarterback had to let it all sink in a little bit. Even though Renner — whose father coaches Davis’ son Drew at East Chapel Hill High — had yet to start a football game at North Carolina, he and Davis shared a close bond. But while it was tough to see Davis go, Renner wasn’t going to let anything shake his focus less than six weeks away from kickoff.
In its 24-22 win against Rutgers on Saturday, the North Carolina football team racked up five turnovers — its highest single-game total since a 20-17 loss to Virginia Tech in 2008.
After the first drive, it looked like North Carolina would cruise to victory just like it did last week against James Madison. In the first quarter, quarterback Bryn Renner — with wide-out weaponry and tailback versatility — shot down the field in four quick plays and put the Tar Heels on top 7-0.
Despite uncertainty surrounding the $70 million investment in the Blue Zone and the North Carolina football program upon the firing of former head coach Butch Davis, those directly involved with the project said ticket sales and turnout so far this season have made the operation a financial success.
With less than 30 seconds left in Saturday’s 24-22 win against Rutgers, North Carolina quarterback Bryn Renner fumbled the snap in the victory formation on the Scarlet Knights’ 12-yard line, nearly causing the sixth turnover for UNC.
Even when trying to put the game away, the Tar Heels couldn’t surmount their slippery fingers in their 24-22 victory over Rutgers.
The North Carolina football team beat out Rutgers 24-22 in a contest that wasn’t nearly as close as the final score would suggest. UNC turned the ball over five times and notched three interceptions and two lost fumbles.
As the North Carolina football team prepares for its matchup against Rutgers, many wonder whether quarterback Bryn Renner will be as good as he was last Saturday against James Madison University. Rutgers coach Greg Schiano is convinced he will be.
Saturday’s 42-10 season-opening win against James Madison gave the North Carolina football team a reason to celebrate, but a season-ending injury brought the Tar Heels right back down to Earth.
After Saturday’s season-opening win against James Madison University, interim head football coach Everett Withers gave partial credit to his predecessor Butch Davis.
After all the fuss about the North Carolina football team’s new faces at head coach and quarterback, the transition appeared seamless in its 42- 10 victory against James Madison on Saturday.
Redshirt sophomore quarterback Bryn Renner might have been making his first career start against James Madison on Saturday, but he certainly didn’t look like a rookie.
Sophomore Bryn Renner began his career as North Carolina’s starting quarterback with a bang, dominating James Madison 42-10. After JMU deferred on the coin toss, Renner put an eight play, 63-yard drive into place in 3 minutes and 58 seconds.
For all the fuss about the North Carolina football team’s new faces at head coach and quarterback, the transition appeared seamless in its 42-10 victory against James Madison Saturday. But this is a familiar story for the Tar Heels, who were in a similar situation just four years ago.
UNC has hired Florida-based Carr Sports Associates, Inc. to assist in the search for a new athletic director to replace Dick Baddour.