North Carolina coach Larry Fedora talks about football safety and CTE, Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, a degenerative brain disease, while meeting with the media during the 2018 ACC Football Kickoff in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, July 18, 2018.
Football coaches are teaching players to tackle differently, from the youth level all the way up to the NFL. Rules are being put in place to prevent head-on collisions. But North Carolina Tar Heels football coach Larry Fedora said he thinks the game is under attack, and he fears that one day, the game will be ‘less tough’ and ‘less physical’ and that the change will hurt America.
North Carolina coach Larry Fedora talks about the quarterback competition between Nathan Elliott and Chazz Surratt during a media availability in the 2018 ACC Kickoff in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, July 18, 2018.
So exactly how should we rank the ACC’s 33 drafted one-and-done players? Based on draft position and pro career, you could argue Duke’s Kyrie Irving was the best of the ACC’s one-and-gone contingent. But it’s unfair to rate a temporary collegian based on his professional afterlife.
North Carolina football coach Larry Fedora talks about enjoying the coaching camaraderie of the Pigskin Preview and his eagerness to get a new season started, after his appearance in Cary on July 16, 2018.
Team CP3 forward Wendell Moore Jr., the No. 2 player in North Carolina, talks about playing against NY Renaissance and Jalen Lecque, the No. 1 player in the state of North Carolina at the EYBL Peach Jam.
This past spring, Reece Holbrook committed to play baseball at UNC. When he wears a Tar Heel jersey for the first time in the 2021-22 school year, he will have completed a remarkable cycle that even his parents never believed possible.
UNC's non-conference schedule is complete. Among its opponents are Kentucky, Michigan, Gonzaga, Michigan State, UCLA and Texas, making it one of the toughest in the country. Here is a breakdown of each game.