2/5/2015 1:11am

Gene Chizik aims for championship

Gene Chizik stands at the podium on Wednesday, addressing the media for the first time since being named North Carolina’s new defensive coordinator.

12/1/2014 1:06am

Junior quarterback Marquise Williams (12) is sacked by N.C. State defensive tackle T.Y. McGill (75). The Tar Heels lost 35-7 to the Wolfpack on Saturday.

Marquise Williams left Saturday’s game with leg injury

Tucked away on the ground level of Kenan Stadium, far from the field’s sideline, far from the imaginary lines of scrimmage and far from the noise, sits the team training room. It’s a box of hope and despair for a player, his fate decided in this room — Is he going to be OK? Can he return to the game?

11/21/2014 1:10am

For the first time in three years, the Tar Heels defeated the Duke Blue Devils and will bring the Victory Bell back to Chapel Hill — painted a lighter shade of blue.


DURHAM — They didn’t come to watch Marquise Williams fumble the ball three times in a row in one quarter’s time — twice in the red zone.

11/17/2014 12:52am

Marquise Williams had a career-high three rushing touchdowns against Pittsburgh Saturday. He also threw for a score in the Tar Heels’ 40-35 victory.

Marquise Williams put the team on his back Saturday

Over the last two games at Kenan Memorial Stadium, Marquise Wiliams has developed a habit. He did it against Georgia Tech on Oct. 18, and he did it again Saturday when Pittsburgh came to town, minutes before UNC’s 40-35 win.